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THE WATER LINE GOING INTO THE FREEZER IS FREEZING UP. APPARENTLY THE VALVE IS BLEEDING BY A DRIP AT A TIME LETTING IT FREEZE RIGHT AT THE BACK WALL. I'M WONDERING DO I NEED THE ADAPTER TO ATTACH THE WATER LINE ONTO THE NEW VALVE? OR DOES THE WATER LINE COME ALREADY ASSEMBLED ON THE VALVE? IT LOOKS LIKE IT (THE LINE AND VALVE) COULD BE ONE PIECE?

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Most valves are one piece valves and they have "push-in" connectors that hold the tubing in the valve.

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