The water filter cartridge is located
in the back upper right corner of
the fresh food compartment.
When to Replace the Filter
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
Installing the Filter Cartridge
Place the top of
the cartridge up
inside the cartridge
holder and slowly
turn it to the right.
NOTE: A newly-installed water filter
cartridge may cause water to spurt
from the dispenser.
If you are replacing the cartridge,
first remove the old one by slowly turning it
to the left. Do not pull down on the cartridge.
A small amount of water may drip down.
Fill the replacement cartridge with water
from the tap to allow for better flow from
the dispenser immediately after installation.
Lining 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 the holder.
Slowly turn it to the right until the filter
cartridge stops. DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN.
As you turn the cartridge, it will automatically
raise itself into position. Cartridge will rotate
about 1/4 turn.
Run water from the dispenser for 3 minutes
(about one and a half gallons) to clear the
system and prevent sputtering.
Press and hold the RESET
WATER FILTER pad on the
dispenser for 3 seconds.
Stainless Steel Refrigerator
Filter Bypass Plug
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 plug.
To order additional filter cartridges in
the United States, call GE Parts and
Suggested Retail $34.95 USD
Customers in Canada should consult the yellow
pages for the nearest Mabe Service Center.