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After changing the water filter cartridge, reset the water filter
The dispenser
lock (on some models)
status light by pressing and holding the RESET for 2 seconds.
The indicator light will change to 99% when the filter indicator is
Your dispenser can be turned off for easy cleaning or to prevent
accidental dispensing by small children and pets. To turn off the
dispenser, press the LOCK button. The indicator will appear
above the LOCK button and the ice and water dispensers will not
work. To unlock the dispenser, press the UNLOCK button until
the indicator appears. Then continue to dispense ice or water as
usual.
DISPENSER
LOCK
UNLOCK
NOTE: The lock feature does not shut off power to the product,
to the ice maker, or to the dispenser light. It simply deactivates
the dispenser levers.
The base grille water filter status
light
The water filter status display or light will help you know when to
change your water filter cartridge. The display or light is located
at the top of the refrigerator compartment.
NOTE: Do not use with water that is microbiologically
unsafe
or of unknown quality without adequate
disinfection
before
or after the system.
Style 1: Electronic Status Light (on some models)
A new water filter should display a Good (green) status. As the
filter life is used, the light will change from Good (green) to Order
(yellow). This tells you that it is almost time to change the water
filter cartridge (90% of the filter life has been used). It is
recommended
that you replace the base grille water filter
cartridge when the water filter indicator light changes to Replace
(red) OR when water flow to your water dispenser or ice maker
decreases noticeably. (See "Changing the Base Grille Filter" later
in this section.)
reset.
Changing
the Base Grille Filter
1. Locate the water filter cartridge cap in the front base grille.
Rotate the cap counterclockwise
to a vertical position and
pull the cap and filter cartridge
out through the base grille.
NOTE: There will be water in the cartridge. Some spilling may
occur.
2.
Remove the cartridge cap by sliding it off the end of the old
cartridge. The cap will slide to the left or right. DO NOT
DISCARD THE CAR
3. Take the new cartridge out of its packaging and remove
protective cover from o-rings.
4. Slide the cartridge cap onto the new cartridge. See
illustration in Step 2.
5. With cartridge cap in the vertical position, push the new filter
cartridge into the base grille until it stops. Rotate the cartridge
cap clockwise to a horizontal position. Flush the water
system (see "Flushing the Water System After Replacing
Filter" section).
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After changing the water filter cartridge, reset the water filter
indicator by pressing and holding the RESET for 2 seconds. The
status light will change from Replace (red) to Good (green) when
the filter indicator is reset.
Style 2: Digital Status Display (on some models)
A new water filter should display a reading of 99% and will
continue to decrease as the filter life is used. When display reads
10%, it is time to order a replacement filter. It is recommended
that you replace the base grille water filter cartridge when the
water filter indicator light changes to 0% OR when water flow to
your water dispenser or ice maker decreases noticeably. (See
"Changing the Base Grille Filter" later in this section.)
WA'IER FILTER
PERCENT REMAINING
Flushing the Water System
After Replacing
Filter
Use a sturdy container to depress the water dispenser bar until
the water begins to flow. Flush the water system by dispensing
and discarding 2 to 3 gal. (8 to 12 L) of water. Cleaning the
system will take approximately
6 to 7 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
the dispenser.
Using the dispenser
without the water filter
You can run the dispenser without a water filter cartridge. Your
water will not be filtered.
1. Remove the base grille water filter cartridge.
2. Slide the cartridge cap off the end of the filter cartridge. DO
NOT DISCARD THE CAR With the cartridge cap in the
vertical position, insert the cap into the base grille until it
stops.
3.
Rotate the cartridge cap to a horizontal position. The
cartridge cap might not be even with the base grille.
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