snapped cooper piping


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Old 09-15-07, 10:41 AM
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Exclamation snapped cooper piping

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please help, while moving the refrigerator away from the wall the cooper water supply line snapped in half. i need to know the name of valve to disconnect the water, without turning off house water supply, or is there a connector that i can use to join the two lines together
 
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Old 09-15-07, 10:39 PM
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You might be able to join the two sections together with a compression union. There are any number of valves that could be used to control the water to the fridge.

I use 1/4" copper tubing for ice-makers, provide a 1/4" angle stop to shut it off, and leave a few loops of the tubing behind the fridge to allow it to be pulled out.
 
 

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