4. Place the cap (removed in Step 2) on the new filter. Align the
ridge on the cap with the arrow on the filter. Turn the cap
clockwise until it snaps into place.
3. With the cap in a horizontal position, insert the cap into the
base grille until it stops.
A. Eject button
B. Arrow on filter
C. Ridge on cap
5. Push the new filter into the opening in the base grille. As the
filter is inserted, the eject button will depress. The eject
button will pop back out when the filter is fully engaged.
6. Pull gently on the cap to check that the filter is securely in
NOTE: Flush the water system before ejecting a newly
installed filter to clear air from the lines and filter.
7. Flush the water system. See "Flushing the Water System
After Changing Filter."
Flushing the Water System After Changing
Use a sturdy container to depress the water dispenser lever until
the water begins to flow. Flush the water system by dispensing
1.5 gal. (5.4 L) of water. Cleaning the system will
3 minutes and will help clear air from the line.
Additional flushing may be required in some households.
NOTE: As air is cleared from the system, water may spurt out of
Using the Dispenser
Without the Water Filter Cartridge
You can run the dispenser without a water filter cartridge. Your
water will not be filtered.
1. Remove the filter by pressing the eject button and pulling on
the cap. See "Changing the Water Filter" earlier in this
2. Remove the cap by turning it counterclockwise
until it stops.
IMPORTANT: Do not discard the cap. It is part of your
refrigerator. Keep the cap to use with the replacement filter.
Turn the cap counterclockwise
until the cap slips into the
slot. Then, turn the cap clockwise
until it is in a
NOTE: The cap will not be even with the base grille.
Turning the Ice Maker On/Off
The ON/OFF switch is located on the top right side of the freezer
1. Slide the control to the ON (left) position.
NOTE: Your ice maker has an automatic shutoff. The ice maker
sensor passes a beam from one freezer wall to the other,
stopping ice production when the storage bin is
full. The control will remain in the ON (left) position.
2. To manually turn the ice maker off, slide the control to the
OFF (right) position.
and Replacing the Storage
Hold the base of the storage bin with both hands and press
the release button to lift the storage bin up and out.
NOTE: It is not necessary to turn the ice maker control to the
OFF (right) position when removing the storage bin. The
sensor cover ("flipper door") on the left wall of the freezer
stops the ice maker from producing
ice if the door is open or
the storage bin is removed.
Replace the storage bin on the door and push down to make
sure it is securely in place.