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Hookup at water supply



Am I correct that the 90 degree elbow ( not supplied by LG ) is a copper fitting with 2 male ends ??

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I do believe so.  Check your installation guide for more info.  If you purchased a water line designed for dishwashers, it should have the 90º elbow included.

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