Whirlpool WRF992FIFM Refrigerator User Manual

4. Now you are ready to connect the copper tubing to the
shut-off valve. Use
" (6.35 mm) O.D. (outside diameter) soft
copper tubing to connect the shut-off valve to the refrigerator.
Ensure that you have the proper length needed for the job. Be
sure both ends of the copper tubing are cut square.
Slip compression sleeve and compression nut onto copper
tubing as shown. Insert end of tubing into outlet end squarely
as far as it will go. Screw compression nut onto outlet end with
adjustable wrench. Do not overtighten.
A. Compression sleeve
B. Compression nut
C. Copper tubing
5. Place the free end of the tubing into a container or sink and
turn on main water supply to ush out tubing until water is
clear. Turn off shut-off valve on the water pipe.
NOTE: Always drain the water line before making the final
connection to the inlet of the water valve to avoid possible
water valve malfunction.
6. Bend the copper tubing to meet the water line inlet which
is located on the back of the refrigerator cabinet as shown.
Leave a coil of copper tubing to allow the refrigerator to be
pulled out of the cabinet or away from the wall for service.
Connect to Refrigerator
Follow the connection instructions specic to your model.
1. Remove plastic cap from water valve inlet port. Attach the
copper tube to the valve inlet using a compression nut
and sleeve as shown. Tighten the compression nut. Do not
overtighten. Conrm copper tubing is secure by pulling on
copper tubing.
2. Create a service loop with the copper tubing. Avoid kinks
when coiling the copper tubing. Secure copper tubing to
refrigerator cabinet with a “P” clamp.
A. Copper tubing
B. “P” clamp
C. Compression nut
D. Compression sleeve
Complete the Installation
1. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
2. Flush the water system. See “Water and Ice Dispensers”
NOTE: Allow 24 hours to produce the rst batch of ice. Discard
the rst 3 batches of ice produced. Allow 3 days to completely
ll the ice storage bin.
A. Shoulder screws
B. Setscrews inside the handle
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
Handle Installation and Removal
Parts Included: refrigerator door handles (2), freezer drawer
handle (1),
" hex key, spare setscrew(s)
NOTE: The freezer drawer handle is shorter than the refrigerator
door handles. Handle style may vary by model.
Install Handles
Refrigerator Doors
NOTE: Handle mounting setscrews are preinstalled inside the
1. Remove the handles from the packaging inside the
refrigerator and place them on a soft surface.
2. Open a refrigerator compartment door. On the closed
door, place a handle onto the shoulder screws so that the
setscrews are facing the adjacent door.
3. Turn on water supply to refrigerator and check for leaks.
Correct any leaks.