Forum Title: Installing ice maker line with adaptor thread
I want to use one of the braided steel cables to hook to the fridge to install a water line for my ice maker. The braided steel cable I have has a 1/4" Inner diameter threaded female end: I have a shark bite quarter turn stop on the pipes: Can I connect the 1/4" cable to the quarter stop with an adaptor like this: I would use teflon tape on the end of the quarter stop.
Category: Plumber Post By: ARNOLD SCHWARTZ (Mission Viejo, CA), 07/12/2017

NO Teflon needed. You should be able to attach the braided hose fitting directly to the stop valve. both ends of that hose should be the same. 1/4 compression. just take the nut and ferrule off the stop valve and screw on the hose. DO NOT use any tape

- ANA SANDOVAL (Milwaukee, WI), 10/13/2017

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