Maytag MFX2570AEM User Manual

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5. Using a cordless drill, drill a

¹⁄₄" hole in the cold water pipe

you have selected.

6. Fasten the shutoff valve to the cold water pipe with the pipe

clamp. Be sure the outlet end is solidly in the

¹⁄₄" drilled hole

in the water pipe and that the washer is under the pipe clamp.
Tighten the packing nut. Tighten the pipe clamp screws
slowly and evenly so the washer makes a watertight seal. Do
not overtighten.

7. Slip the compression sleeve and compression nut on the

copper tubing as shown. Insert the end of the tubing into the
outlet end squarely as far as it will go. Screw compression nut
onto outlet end with adjustable wrench. Do not overtighten or
you may crush the copper tubing.

8. Place the free end of the tubing in a container or sink, and

turn ON the main water supply. Flush the tubing until water is
clear. Turn OFF the shutoff valve on the water pipe.

Connect to Refrigerator

Depending on your model, the water line may come down from
the top or up from the bottom. Follow the connection instructions
for your model.

Style 1

1. Remove the plastic cap from water supply connection. Place

brass nut and compression sleeve on copper tube end as

2. Place end of the copper tubing into the plastic water valve

supply line. Slide the brass nut over the sleeve and screw the
nut into supply line.

3. Using an adjustable wrench, hold the nut on the plastic water

line to keep it from moving. Then, with a second wrench turn
the nut on the copper tubing counterclockwise to completely
tighten. Do not overtighten.

4. Check connection by pulling on the copper tubing.

5. Fasten the plastic water line to the refrigerator with a “P”

clamp. Slide the plastic water line into the retainer.

6. Turn on water supply to refrigerator and check for leaks.

Correct any leaks.

Style 2

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. Confirm copper tubing is secure by pulling on
the tubing.

2. Create a service loop with the copper tubing. Avoid kinks

when coiling the tubing. Fasten the copper tubing to the
refrigerator cabinet with a “P” clamp.

3. Turn on water supply to refrigerator and check for leaks.

Correct any leaks.

A. Cold water pipe
B. Pipe clamp

C. Copper tubing
D. Compression nut

E. Compression sleeve

F. Shutoff valve

G. Packing nut

A. Brass nut
B. Compression sleeve









A. Brass nut
B. Compression sleeve

C. “P” clamp

A. Copper tubing
B. “P” clamp

C. Compression nut
D. Compression sleeve








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