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Convert freezer ice maker into cold water dispenser Answered

I'm wondering if anyone has ever converted an ice maker to dispense filtered tap water into the refrigerator.  I'm thinking a water line is already run into the ice maker so it could be split off and a hose could be run down into the refrigerator where you could push button dispense water or have it automatically fill a filtered water jug.  Let me know what you think.


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10 years ago

.  You nailed it - what you describe is how the manufacturer does it. Just tap the water line, run it into a water bottle in the 'frig, and use a valve (and other parts) that will handle the pressure (usually in the 30-80 psig range - design for 100-125 psig). Be sure to include an easily-accessible shut-off valve.