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Amana Appliances

How to Install the Water Dispenser Tube Assembly

Is the water dispenser tube(some models) correctly connected ?

Make sure the water dispenser tube assembly has been properly reconnected.  The connection can either be found on the top of the refrigerator door or in the bottom base grille.  

Top of Door Location

  1. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the cover from the Top Hinge.

  1. Disconnect the water dispenser tubing located on top of the door hinge.

Style 1 

Press the outer ring against the face of the fitting and gently pull the dispenser tubing free.

Style 2

Firmly pull up on the clasp. Then, pull the tubing out of the fitting.

  1. Reconnect the water dispenser tubing.

Style 1

Insert the tubing into the fitting until it stops and the outer ring is touching the face of fitting.

Style 2

Insert the tubing firmly into the fitting until it stops. Close the clasp around the tubing. The clasp snaps into place between the fitting and the collar.

 

Base Grille Location

  1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
  2. Open both doors to 90°. Remove the base grille by removing the two screws, then pulling out on the outside corners.

 NOTE: The doors must only be opened to 90°. If they are opened all the way, the base grille will not come off.

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  1. Disconnect the water tubing, located behind the base grille on the freezer door side. The dispenser tubing runs through the door hinge.

NOTE:On models with the ice storage bin on the door, there are two water tubing connections, as shown. On models with the ice storage bin inside the freezer, there is only one water tubing connection.

  • Water Connection Style 1: Press the colored outer ring against the face of fitting and pull the water tubing free.
  • Water Connection Style 2: Firmly pull on the clasp to release the tube, then pull the water tubing free.

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  1. Reconnect water tubing.

NOTE:On models with the ice storage bin on the door, there are two water tubing connections, as shown. On models with the ice storage bin inside the freezer, there is only one water tubing connection.

  • Water Connection Style 1: Push the larger 5/16" (7.94 mm) water tube into the blue fitting until it stops, then push the smaller 1/4" (6.35 mm) water tube into the green fitting until it stops.
  • Water Connection Style 2: Push the black water tube with the blue tip into the blue fitting until it stops. Close the clasp around the tubing, making sure it snaps into place. Repeat this process to connect the red-tipped black water tube and the red fitting.
  1. Dispense water and check for leaking from fittings.
  2. Replace the base grille.