Quick connect fittings, also known as John Guest fittings, simplify the installation of water filter and other fittings. The are "push to connect" style fittings that do not require the use of fittings on the water line. Basic installation instructions are:
1). Turn off cold water supply to refrigerator
2). Locate an easily accessible section of tubing between the shut-off valve and the refrigerator
3). Cut tubing using a tubing cutter for copper, use a sharp knife for plastic tubing
4). Cut tubing square, not on an angle (angle cuts can cause leaks)
5). Smooth any burrs on copper tubing with steel wool or a file
6). Insert tubing into inlet site of filter by pushing firmly until tubing stops and locks in place
7). Hold the filter over a bucket and turn on water supply - let water run until clear
8). Turn off water supply and connect tubing leading to refrigerator on the outlet side of the filter
9). Turn water back on and check for leaks
Videos help, so Click Here for our video on how to install the CLCH2533 and other filters that utilize quick connect fittings.
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