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Old 11-14-2021, 07:03 PM   #1
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Default New Fridge water hookup ?

I have a new refrigerator being delivered this coming week. It has external water and ice-maker. In prep for delivery,

I have shut-off the water connection (1/4" copper line), that connects to the back of old fridge. I'm assuming the line has a standard nut that screws on to the fridge threads.

I'm hoping all I have to do is thread that bolt to the threads on new fridge
(plug & play).......

Do I need to do anything else ? I was told 'do not' put teflon tape on the threads, and it can actually cause leaks.

Thoughts ?
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Old 11-14-2021, 07:08 PM   #2
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Freeze and discard the first batches of ice. Bet it says all you need to know in the owner's manual, but yes, if you had water to a previous fridge it should be easy as you describe.
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Old 11-14-2021, 08:20 PM   #3
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The newer tube/pipe is made out of flexibal stainless steel.
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When I have new appliances being delivered, I go on line and download the owners manual before it arrives and read up on what I need to do or get to be ready for the install.
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