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Install Sub-Zero Without Water Connection


  • Does a water line have to be connected to a Sub-Zero if the ice maker or dispenser is not used?
  • Install a Sub-Zero without hooking up the water
  • Will installing a Sub-Zero with no water connection damage the unit?


Any Sub-Zero unit may be installed without a water line connection.

  • Sub-Zero recommends turning off the ice maker if water is not connected.
  • Leaving the ice maker on does not adversely affect the performance of the unit or cause damage.
  • The only unit that requires a water connection to perform properly is a standalone Undercounter Ice Maker.

Refer to the product installation guide for further installation information.


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