Whirlpool W10245525A, W10226405A Refrigerator Doors and Drawer, A B C, Complete the Installation

Models: W10245525A W10226405A

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5.Attach the copper tubing to the refrigerator with a “P” clamp. Slide the plastic water line into the retainer.

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A.“P” Clamp

C. Compression sleeve

B. Brass nut

 

6.Turn on water supply to refrigerator and check for leaks. Correct any leaks.

Complete the Installation

Complete the InstallationWARNING

Electrical Shock Hazard

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Do not remove ground prong.

Do not use an adapter.

Do not use an extension cord.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock.

1.Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

2.Flush the water system. See “Water and Ice Dispenser.”

NOTE: Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard the first three batches of ice produced. Allow 3 days to completely fill the ice container.

Refrigerator Doors and Drawer

All graphics referenced in the following instructions are included later in this section after “Final Steps.”

Remove and Replace Handles

To Remove Handles:

1.Grasp the lower part of the handle firmly, slide the handle up and pull the handle straight out from the door. See Plastic Handle graphics 1 and 2.

To Replace Handles:

1.Position the handle so that the large holes in the mounting clips are down and align the holes with the door studs.

2.Rotate the handle so that the mounting clips are flat against the door and slide the handle down to engage. See Plastic Handle graphics 1 and 2.

Remove Doors and Hinges

IMPORTANT:

Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from doors.

Keep the refrigerator doors closed until you are ready to lift them free from the cabinet.

NOTE: Provide additional support for the refrigerator door while the hinges are being removed. Do not depend on the door gasket magnets to hold the door in place while you are working.

TOOLS NEEDED: ⁵⁄₁₆", ³⁄₈", ¹⁄₄" hex-head socket wrench, #2 Phillips screwdriver, and a flat-blade screwdriver.

1.Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.

2.Remove the base grille. Grasp the grille firmly and pull it toward you.

3.Starting with the right-hand side door, remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic. Lift the refrigerator door from the bottom hinge pin.

4.Remove the hinge pin cover from the bottom hinge pin and keep it for later use. See Bottom Hinge graphic.

5.Remove top hinge cover from left side refrigerator door.

6.Remove the façade from the front of the top of the cabinet. Remove the screw on the backside of the center of the façade, then slide the façade forward and out from under the hinge.

7.Disconnect the wiring plug located on top of the hinge by wedging a flat-blade screwdriver or your fingernail between the two sections.

8.Disconnect the water line by pulling back on the locking collar while pulling the water line out of the water line connector.

9.Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic. Lift the left-hand side door from the bottom hinge pin.

NOTE: On some models, remove the hinge pin cover from the bottom hinge pin and keep it for later use. See Bottom Hinge graphic.

10.Using a ³⁄₈" hex wrench, remove the leveling leg brackets from the bottom of the cabinet. Keep screws for later use.

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Whirlpool W10245525A, W10226405A Refrigerator Doors and Drawer, A B C, Complete the Installation, Electrical Shock Hazard