Ask MetaFilter. The inventors from Sears place in the refrigerator and attempted to connect water line towards the refrigerator, however the synthetic tubing had been torn.

Ask MetaFilter. The inventors from Sears place in the refrigerator and attempted to connect water line towards the refrigerator, however the synthetic tubing had been torn.

(a fast term of caution. We’m very little of the DIY-er, therefore please be mild with all the explanations. I would like layman’s terms.)

We simply purchased a brand new kenmore refrigerator with water/ice manufacturer. The fridge that is previousn’t get one, but there is however a water line.

The inventors from Sears place in the refrigerator and tried to connect water line to your refrigerator, nevertheless the synthetic tubing had been torn. Both pieces have there been, nonetheless they had been separated into two. The Sears group stated they mightn’t set it up, and recommended I patch the 2 pipes straight straight back together. They shortly explained just how to achieve this, and I also had written just as much of it down when I could, but upon trying the repairs myself, i acquired stuck and may make use of your assistance.

Some tips about what the people explained to jot down:

1. Purchase compression fitting for synthetic waterline. male to adaptor that is male. 2. purchase ferrules. 3. Give cut that is clean.

And so I moseyed on down to Residence Depot and chatted with a plumber working here. He was showed by me the installers’ recommendations. He gave me a complete large amount of choices, and I also don’t follow each of exactly just what he had been saying. Per their advice, we bought a pack of compression pea pea nuts, plus brass inserts w/Delrin Sleeves (he said we were holding ferrules).

I attempted patching the 2 along with these, the means he told me personally to. I acquired the pea pea nuts, ferrules + metal inlets on the tubing, but there’s not a way to join them together. Continue reading “Ask MetaFilter. The inventors from Sears place in the refrigerator and attempted to connect water line towards the refrigerator, however the synthetic tubing had been torn.”