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Can you add an ice maker to an upright freezer?

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Ice makers can be added to some upright freezer models, specifically those that are manufactured with a water fill tube, appropriate rear wiring and side-wall mounting holes. Freezers without these additions cannot accommodate ice makers.

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Several upright freezer models marketed by Frigidaire, Kenmore and Electrolux are sold with the options necessary to add ice makers. Older-model freezers typically do not have the ice-maker option, and most models that accommodate add-on ice-maker kits date from 2001 or later. An add-on ice-maker kit includes the maker, an ice bin and the necessary installation hardware. The Thermador brand offers a line of upright freezers that include in-door ice and water dispensers.

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