MWF Water Filter
Water filter cartridge
The water filter cartridge is located in the back upper
right corner of the refrigerator compartment.
When to replace the filter on models with a
replacement indicator light
There is a replacement indicator light for the water filter
cartridge on the dispenser. This light will turn orange to
tell you that you need to replace the filter soon.
The filter cartridge should be replaced when the
replacement indicator light turns red or if the flow of water
to the dispenser
or icemaker decreases.
When to replace the filter on models without
a replacement indicator light
The filter cartridge should be replaced every six months
or earlier if the flow of water to the dispenser or icemaker
Removing the filter cartridge
by slowly turning it to the left. Do not pull down on the
cartridge. A small amount of water may drip down.
To reduce the risk associated with
property damage due to water leakage, read and follow
instructions before installation and use of this system.
to have access to small parts during the installation of this product. The disposable filter cartridge should be
replaced every 6 months at the rated capacity, or sooner if a noticeable reduction in flow rate occurs.
filters only. Using GE Appliances-branded filters in GE Appliances and Hotpoint® refrigerators provides optimal
performance and reliability. GE Appliances filters meet rigorous industry standards for safety and quality that are
important for products that are filtering your water. GE Appliances has not qualified non-GE Appliances-branded
filters for use in GE Appliances and Hotpoint refrigerators and there is no assurance that non-GE Appliances-
branded filters meet GE Appliances standards for quality, performance and reliability.
If you have questions, or to order additional filter cartridges, visit our website at gewaterfilters.com or call GE
Appliances Parts and Accessories, 877.959.8688.
(On some models.)
To reduce the risk associated with choking, do not allow children under 3 years of age
Installing the filter cartridge
to allow for better flow from the dispenser immediately
2. Line up the arrow on the cartridge
and the cartridge holder. Place the
top of the new cartridge up inside
the holder. Do not push it up into
3. Slowly turn it to the right until the filter cartridge stops.
will automatically raise itself into position. The
cartridge will move about a ½ turn.
liters) about three minutes) to clear the system and
some models) on the dispenser for three seconds.
NOTE: A newly installed water filter cartridge may cause
water to spurt from the dispenser.
Filter bypass plug
You must use the filter bypass plug when a replacement
filter cartridge is not available. The dispenser and the
icemaker will not operate without the filter or filter bypass
To use the filter bypass plug on Water by Culligan
models, you must first remove the filter adaptor from the
cartridge holder by turning it to the left.
Water by Culligan