Wrap threads on the cold water valve with two or three wraps of thread-seal tape. Twist the male end of a quick-tee adapter onto the valve. If tightening the connection does not stop the leak, turn off the water, remove the connector and add additional thread-seal tape before reconnecting the water line. Connect the line to the water line connector on the back of the refrigerator. Make sure the threads are facing the end of the line.
Connect the line to the water line connector on the back of the refrigerator.
How to Hook Up a Water Line to a Refrigerator
Find your water supply lines beneath your sink. Place the end of the water line you intend to connect to the refrigerator into a 5-gallon bucket. Drill holes in the base cabinet walls to route the water line from beneath the sink to the rear of the refrigerator. She attended Tarrant County College and studied English composition. Use pliers to untwist the faucet supply line from the cold water supply valve. Cut the cold water line under the sink or in the basement and attach a copper T-fitting.