I'd like to permanently remove the water lines from an old Whirlpool
refrigerator since I never use the water or ice-maker and it seems it
would be easier to just get rid of the whole system rather than clean it.
(The fridge came with my new house and is pretty caked with food.) a) Is
this practical? b) What is the best way to go about this? Layman-worded
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First shut off the valve that feeds the line. (Probably under the sink)
Next, disconnect the line from the back of the fridge. To do this you will
probably need two wrenches, one on the fitting, and one on the nut.
You should then take a piece of plastic wrap and cover the end of the tubing
fastened with a twist tie. This will keep the bugs out of the line if you
want to hook it up sometime in the future.
You are now done.
If for some reason the shut off valve does not shut off the water all the
way, you can go to the hardware store and get a cap for the end of the line.
About the time I had mastered getting the toothpaste back in the tube, then
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