How To Change The Water Filter On Your Refrigerator

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Introduction on How To Change The Water Filter On Your Refrigerator:

Here are some general directions on how to replace the two main forms of refrigerator water filters.  Your filter should be replaced every six months. Guaranteed Parts carries genuine refrigerator water filters.

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How to Replace a Twist-on Refrigerator Water Filter

  • Locate the water filter  (On the bottom grill or the back or inside of the refrigerator)
  • Twist the water filter turning counterclockwise
  • Pull the fridge water filter out
  • Remove the knob on the filter and place it on the new water filter
  • Push the new water filter into the housing
  • Turn the fridge water filter turning clockwise to lock it (Make sure it is locked in straight and correctly)
  • Run a gallon or two of water out of the water dispenser to remove any carbon residue
  • Throw away the first two batches of ice from the ice maker

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How to Change a Push-in Fridge Water Filter

  • Find the water filter (On grill at the bottom of fridge,  at the top rear of the fridge or in a drawer)
  • Push the button to release and remove the old water filter and pull out old fridge water filter out
  • Take the cap off of the old filter and put it on the new water filter
  • Push in the new filter until it locks into place
  • Run two gallons of water out of the water dispenser to remove any carbon residue
  • Throw away the first two batches of ice from the ice maker

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