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We have a u-line ice maker 10-years old... The ice maker works fine until the plastic line split the clear plastic line in the ice maker has split.. One end I can replace easy where the water come in from the sink but where does the other end attach??? Thanks Ed

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  • thehanksfami Dec 22, 2008

    How do I get to it?? The elaporator plate



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It should be going to the fill valve inside of the unit. it should be by the evaporator plate.

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    Todd Born Dec 22, 2008

    http://www.u-line.com/products/category.... this is a linki for uline, good luck

  • Todd Born
    Todd Born Dec 22, 2008

    i apologize there is a plaec on the back of the ice machiunre where the water gets hooked. up to





    User’s Manual

    CONNECTING THE WATER SUPPLY

    On Ice Maker models BI 2015 and Combo 2075FF, install a 1/4 inch

    outside diameter copper water line (not supplied with unit) from the

    nearest COLD water pipe. When connecting the water supply, follow

    these guidelines:

    • Review the local plumbing codes before you install the unit.

    • The water pressure should be between 15 and 150 psi.

    • Install a shut-off valve in the 1/4 inch outside diameter supply

    line.

    • Connect sufficient tubing to the unit to allow the unit to be

    moved for cleaning and servicing. However, make certain that

    the tubing is not pinched or damaged during installation.

    • U-Line recommends the use of copper tubing for installation.

    Figure 3

    1. Locate the compression fitting

    and ferrule packed in the

    unit. Slide the compression

    fitting and ferrule over the

    1/4 inch outside diameter

    water supply line. Do not use

    thread sealing compound or

    tape.
    Using two wrenches,

    tighten the compression fitting

    on the supply line (see

    Figure 3).

    UL134

    2. Carefully bend the water supply

    line into position and connect

    the line to the solenoid valve

    (see Figure 4). Avoid kinking

    the water supply line.

    UL103

    WATER

    CONNECTION

    Figure 4

    9

    3. For recessed installations,

    allow extra water supply line

    length to provide slack for easy

    removal from the recessed

    area (see Figure 5). This will

    also safeguard against kinking

    the line.

    Figure 5

    CAUTION

    If you are not intending to use

    the ice maker and do not connect

    the water supply (or turn

    the supply valve off), it is

    imperative to raise the bin

    arm of the ice maker (see

    Figure 6). Failure to raise the

    bin arm may result in damage

    to the water valve.

    Figure 6

    NOTE

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Www.u-lineservice.com is the company website

1-800-779-2547 is the tech support line


The water line connects right behind the grill in the front of the unit. The line goes through the back and routes up to the front. You should know that plastic line is NOT recommended for the supply line. PLease only use copper or call the mfg to get an install kit. They have a really nice braided line kit for this unit.


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