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Water Filter Cartridge - Xwf - GE GBE21D Quick Use & Care

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Water Filter Cartridge - XWF

WATER FILTER CARTRIDGE
The water filter cartridge holder is located in the
back upper-right corner of the fresh food refrigerator
compartment.
WHEN TO REPLACE THE FILTER
If there is a replacement indicator light for the water filter
cartridge on the dispenser, the red filter light will start
blinking to tell you that you need to replace the filter soon.
- For external control models, the filter light will blink while
you are dispensing until the filter is replaced.
- For top control models, the filter light will blink while the
door is open until the filter is replaced.
For models that don't have the indicator light, the filter
cartridge should be replaced every six months, or earlier if
the flow of water to the dispenser or icemaker decreases.
REMOVING THE FILTER
If you are replacing the filter, first remove the previous one:
front tabs and gently pulling down.
2. Rotate the filter down.
about a ¼ turn. The filter should automatically release
small amount of water may drip down.
CAUTION
If air has been trapped in the system,
the filter cartridge may be ejected as it is removed. Use
caution when removing.
FILTER BYPASS PLUG
To reduce the risk of property damage due to water
leakage, you MUST use the filter bypass plug when a
replacement filter cartridge is not available. Some models
do not come equipped with the filter bypass plug. To obtain
without either the filter or bypass plug installed. The bypass
plug is installed in the same way as a filter cartridge
WARNING
To reduce the risk associated with choking, do not allow children under 3 years of age 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.
standards for quality, performance and reliability.
If you have questions, or to order additional filter cartridges, visit our website at www.gewaterfilters.com or call
GE Appliances Parts and Accessories, 877.959.8688. In Canada, call 800.661.1616.
49-60803
INSTALLING THE FILTER IN A BOTTOM
FREEZER REFRIGERATOR
1. Open the filter cartridge
front tabs and gently pulling
down.
2. Line up the ports on the filter
with the ports on the filter
cartridge holder, and gently insert the filter.
automatically adjust itself into
position. The filter will move about
a ¼ turn or 90 degrees, until the
arrow on the filter aligns with the
arrow on the filter cartridge holder.
4. Slowly push the filter up into the clips.
5. Close the filter cartridge housing by
gently pushing the lid upwards until
the tabs lock into place.
6. Run water from the dispenser for 2
gallons or approximately 5 minutes to clear the system.
Water may spurt out and air bubbles may be visible
during this process. If water is not flowing, check to
make sure the filter has been fully rotated to the right.
models) on the dispenser for three seconds.
Application Guidelines/Water Supply
Service Flow
Water Supply
Water Pressure
Water Temperature
Capacity
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to 70543.
0.5 gpm (1.89 lpm)
Potable Water
25-120 psi (172-827 kPa)
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