5. Turn the filter clockwise until it locks into the housing.
NOTE: If the filter is not correctly locked into the housing, the
water dispenser will not operate. Water will not flow from the
6. While the compartment door is still open, lift the filter up into
the compartment. Then, close the filter compartment door
7. Flush the water system. See "Flushing the Water Filter" in the
"Water and Ice Dispensers" section.
IMPORTANT: If you do not flush the water system, you may
experience dripping and/or decreased flow from the water
The Water Filter Status Light
Press OPTIONS on the control panel to launch the Options menu.
Press OPTIONS, under Filter Status, again to display the
percentage of filter life remaining (from 100% to 0%). Press ICE
MODE to return to the Normal screen.
Install Air Filter
An air filter is 15 times more powerful than baking soda at
reducing common food odors inside the refrigerator.
On some models, your refrigerator's accessory packet includes
an air filter, which must be installed prior to use.
(on some models)
FILTERS AND ACCESSORIES
The water filter status lights will help you know when to change
your water filter.
ORDER (yellow) - it is almost time to change the water filter.
While you are dispensing water, "Order Filter" will blink seven
times and sound an alert tone three times.
REPLACE (red) - Replace the water filter. While you are
dispensing water, "Replace Filter" will blink seven times and
an alert tone will sound three times.
RESET the water filter status tracking feature. After you
replace the disposable water filter with a new filter, closing
the filter compartment door will automatically reset the filter
status tracking feature. See "Using the Controls."
NOTE: "Replace Filter" will remain illuminated if a filter is not
installed or is installed incorrectly.
Replace the Water Filter
To purchase a replacement water filter, see "Accessories."
Replace the disposable water filter when indicated on the water
filter status display or at least every 6 months. If water flow to
your dispenser or ice maker decreases noticeably, change the
water filter sooner.
1. Locate the water filter compartment in the right-hand side of
the refrigerator ceiling. Push up to release and lower the
2. Turn the water filter counterclockwise (to the left), and pull it
straight out of the compartment.
NOTE: There may be some water in the filter. Some spilling
may occur. Use a towel to wipe up any spills.
3. Install the replacement water filter by following steps 2 - 7 in
the "Install the Water Filter" section.
Installing the Air Filter
Install the air filter behind the vented door, located on the rear
wall near the top of the refrigerator compartment.
1. Remove the air filter from its packaging.
2. Lift open the vented door.
3. Snap the filter into place.
A. Air filter