Question about Breville Refrigerators
I'm not exactly sure what you mean by a washing machine hookup. Most washing machines hookups have two hose bibbs (faucets that a hose can screw on to), one for hot and one for cold. Refrigerators have a 1/4 inch flexible line, either copper or plastic. So, I'm assuming that you mean you have a hose bibb for the water supply and you want to connect it to the quarter inch line on the fridge.
The best approach would be to remove the hose bibb and connect to the line that is feeding it. Assuming that it is a 1/2" rigid copper pipe you can get adaptors at a plumbing store or at a store like Home Depot to step it down to 1/4", then connect to the fridge line with a compression fitting. If your hose bibb is threaded, you would start at the wall with the same size threaded connection and see what your local store has available in the line of adaptors. Best would be if you can find a single adaptor that will go from 1/2" to 1/4". You may need one to go from 1/2" to 3/8" and another to go from 3/8" to 1/4".
A second approach that would be a jury rig type of thing (say if you can't get the hose bibb off) would be to get a hose end connector to attach to the faucet and step it down with clamps and tubing. Use adaptors that fit inside tubing of successively smaller sizes (2 steps will probably do it) ending with 1/4" plastic that you can attach to your fridge with a compression union. (they make 3/8" to 1/4" compression unions, so you would only need to end with a 3/8 inch tube making the connection with the adaptor/union.
Modify this according to what you have in the house (say if you have 5/8" water lines instead of 1/2").
If I'm not understanding your problem correctly, please clarify.
Posted on Aug 02, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 26, 2015 | Whirlpool Washing Machines
Jan 21, 2015 | Samsung RS265TDRS Side by Side...
Oct 18, 2014 | Whirlpool Washing Machines
Jun 02, 2011 | Plumbing
Jun 16, 2009 | Maytag MSD2756G Side by Side Refrigerator
Jun 11, 2009 | GE Profile WPRE6100G Top Load Washer
Jan 08, 2009 | GE GSS25LGM Side by Side Refrigerator
Nov 13, 2008 | Frigidaire GLTF2940E Gallery 3.5 Cu. Ft....
Nov 30, 2007 | Frigidaire GLTF1670A Front Load Washer
Oct 06, 2007 | Refrigerators
48 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: