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Icemaker installation my son in law connected the plastic water supply line to the frig water/icemaker. it has split and spewed water everywhere in basement. twice or three times . the plastic water line that he has used came from home depot. what is wrong.

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    hooked up water line to back of refergerator but not getting water into water tray in icemaker

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Plastic ferrel, brass insert. can you get that at home depot or do yu have to have it ordered from kitchenaid? I bought frig on craigslist

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Excessive water pressure to the house?
deffective tubing ?
is he using the plastic ferrel and brass insert
if not you must

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If I connect plastic tube to back of fill tube shouldn't I be able to blow freely thru it? how do I remove the filler tube that goes thru back of frig to the icemaker?


Line to Ice maker is probably frozen due to long term "inactivity". I run hot water through a small flex tube and a plunger feed device or a Drugstore Syringe recommended by dentists to cope with tooth extraction. I used it for frozen dispenser line. It should work for your Ice maker fill line.

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Which water line or lines do I connect to refrigerator, model # ED22RFXW01, man. 08/99


It's advisable to go with flexible plastic tube with sweet water supply. Please follow the instrction as per video attached.

Even if your refrigerator comes withan automatic icemaker, you will need to connect it to a water supply for it tomake ice. While this is not a particularly difficult job it requires someknowledge of plumbing and the use of tools. ThingsYou'll Need:
  • Compression Nuts
  • Knife Or Scissors
  • T-valves
  • 1/4-inch Copper Or Plastic Tubes
  • Drill Bits
  • Variable-speed Drills
  • Drill Bits
Read theinstruction manual that came with your refrigerator. Specific instructions forhooking up the icemaker may be included. Locate thepipe nearest the icemaker that carries cold water. Most often, this is the coldwater pipe that connects to the kitchen sink. Install at-valve in the main cold water line - not on the 3/8-inch faucet tubes - sothat there are two outlets: one to the sink and one to the icemaker supplyline. Turn offthe water. Put asleeve and compression nut over the line that will supply the icemaker in orderto tightly connect it to the water line. Turn thewater back on, and, holding the end of the tubing in the sink or over a bucket,flush the line to remove any debris. Turn the water off again. Snake theline from the water source to the icemaker connection, drilling holes in thebacks of cabinets if you have to in order to push the line through. Find theicemaker inlet from the refrigerator and attach the other end of the line usinganother compression nut. Turn thewater back on. Throw awaythe first few containers of ice to be sure the line is completely clean beforeyou use the ice.

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I have a Frigidaire side by side frig, model FRS20ZKG. My supply inlet to the ice maker keeps freezing which after 2-3 cycles will not make any more ice because no water can make it to the tray. This...


The supply inlet to the ice maker is connected (via metal coupling) to the radiator-like-coils in the freezer which are actually hot and they keep the line from freezing. If this coupling is not connected close to a heat source, then the supply line can freeze as you are experiencing.

If possible reroute the supply line out of the freezer area

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Will not dispense ice or water, beeps when lever is pushed, no interior light in frig part. both frig and freezer work, freezer light works


Your inlet tube that goes to the icemaker may be frozen. To Check: Shut off water supply to Fridge, disconnect the water line that goes to the icemaker at top back. Use a flexible item to insert in the water line connection. I used a zip tie. If the flexible item won't all the through to the ice maker, the line is frozen. Thaw out the tube from inside the freezer with a hair dryer. Re-connect everything, you now have ice . . . Solution #2: You may have to replace your "Water Inlet Valve" located at bottom right rear of Fridge. Easy to do, just follow the color codes, be sure and shut off the water.

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I have an older Frigidare and would like to hook up the icemaker. In the back bottom left side I THINK is where I would insert my water line but the line is so much smaller then the blue plug area. does...


The water supply line is a small 1/4" tubing (soft copper or milky-white plastic) and uses a compression fitting. That is normal. You can go to most any hardware store and get a kit for connecting the icemaker. The kit has the tubing with fittings, and a piercing saddle valve you install on a COLD water line to supply cold water to the unit. If plumbing is not your strong point, please seek help. Although it is pretty straight forward, it can be a little tricky.

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Water squirts out the back of my Kitchen Aid Superba where the water line enters the fridge. This happens when the ice maker tries to fill with water.


make sure that the water supply line is tight. the line that comes from the wall should be copper or stainless steel braided line. if it is the clear plastic line get rid of it as it is more prone to kink and leak especially at the points where the connections are made... another thing to check is where the supply line connects to the frig.. that is the solinoid valve and on the top is a blue or clear plastic cap and somtimes they will crack or have a small pin hole in them and will spray a very fine stream of water that is hard to see but can be felt on your finger tip.. pull out the frig and empty the ice tray and put it back in and close the freezer door or drawer and wait for the ice maker to call for water and have a bright flashlight ready, when it calles for water you will only have about 5-7 seconds to see where the leak is so make sure to feel around as well.; if your are replacing the ice maker supply line from the wall to the frig make sure to not over tighten the connection to the frig because it may cause that plastic cap to crack....I hope this helps....

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Installing to the mains water supply


if you want to connect to an icemaker, youll need about a 1/4" plastic line,could be bigger or smaller, depending on model.. then you need a saddle valve to connect to cold water line. Go to home depot or your local hardware and they can help.

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there is a screen on the inlet to the valves that sometimes will clogg up. take the solinoise off and then you can take the inlet of the valve apart and make sur that the screen iis clear.

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