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I whant to connect the water line for the ice maker but i dont seem to find the connection on the back of the fridge

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You may have to remove the cardboard from the right side looking from the back. It connects to the water inlet valve which will have two plastic tubes coming out of it. Most of them are blue. The water connector is usually the same as on a garden hose.

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