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Old 11-18-2019, 10:02 AM   #1
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Turn off water to fridge?

I have a 2008 Magna.

I don't use the ice or water function. Is there a way to turn off, or cutoff water from reaching the fridge?

Thanks in advance for your help!

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Old 11-18-2019, 10:20 AM   #2
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You might try going outside and opening the access door to the back of the frig. That's where mine is.

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Old 11-18-2019, 10:53 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by wrtundra View Post
I have a 2008 Magna.

I don't use the ice or water function. Is there a way to turn off, or cutoff water from reaching the fridge?

Thanks in advance for your help!
Yes, there is a shut off valve. Finding it can be an issue. Hopefully someone with your unit will chime in with the location. They are all over the place.
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Old 11-18-2019, 06:56 PM   #4
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Mine is older but I found my shut off on the outside where the refrigerator vent is located.
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Old 11-18-2019, 08:20 PM   #5
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I assume that an '08 Magna has a residential refrigerator and doesn't have an outside vent. My Allure doesn't. Anyway, my fridge is raised and has two drawers beneath it. I've looked behind them and there isn't a valve there, but I can see the water line. The other end of the water line starts on the passenger side in the bay with my Aqua-Hot. Just above my Aqua-Hot is a fiberglass panel that hides plumbing to the black and grey tanks as well as some fresh water piping. One of those PEX pipes transitions to 1/8" poly water line for the fridge. It would be easy to cut and add a shutoff in that cubby. There may be an access hatch somewhere in another bay that has a shutoff valve but I haven't found it.
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The first time I had service work done by way of the outside vent to my refrigerator on my 2000 I learned the wood under the refrigerator was all rotted out because of a leak I turned my Frig water off and never turn it on again. I was told leaks were A fairly common problem. My shut off was very obvious and easy to fine by way of that vent. While in there I also found wasp nests.
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I capped the brass pipe behind the access door when I was installing the residential fridge in 2016. But OP's is a 08 Magna, all electric, no access door at the back of the fridge. There are 3 options I see -

(1) Remove the anchors, pull out the fridge and shut off the pipe at the back then reinstall it.
(2) As BonS suggested that find the line and install a shutoff valve.
(3) Take the filter inside the fridge out, block the water pass, make it a dummy filter and put it back in.

The last one is the easiest.

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