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Old 09-21-2016, 08:36 PM   #1
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Adding water line for fridge


I'm getting a new fridge which has water and an ice maker and I need to run a new water line. Here's a picture of the hot and cold lines under the sink. The black line you see is going up to the sink.

What's the best way to do this? I've researched a bit online, but I'm still not clear as to how to attach the new valve. Or which valve to get. I have purchased a 25' braided stainless steel line, 1/4 inch.

I have never worked with a torch or copper before.

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Old 09-21-2016, 10:35 PM   #2
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Got a mess under there and a lot of parts that are not needed.
Those supply lines could have been connected right to the stops without that copper pipe if they were longer.
The way that's plumbed your stuck with having to unsolder that left hand stop in order to install a new double headed stop.
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They sell brass tees that are 3/8 on two sides, 1/4 on the other. Pretty easy fix as you install it after the valve
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Thanks! Do you know if it comes in 3/8 x 1/4 x 1/4?

The line to the fridge and sink are both 1/4. I went to a local hardware store today and they didn't have this item. Off to the plumbing supply store tomorrow with hopefully better luck!

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Your frig is normally 1/4. Your faucet looks like 3/8. I've not seen 1/4 supply line to a faucet. So you will need 3/8 on two sides and 1/4 on one
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