How to Change Water Filter in Whirlpool French Door Refrigerator?

You may seldom consider replacing your refrigerator water filter in daily life, especially since the device is small in size and tucked in an out-of-the-way spot. But to keep your water cool and your foods fresh, we recommend you replace your refrigerator water filter once about every six months. Replacing a refrigerator water filter is simple, and it can be completed in no more than five minutes. The followings are our replacement tips.

 

First, find your refrigerator water filter

Refrigerator water filters vary in structure and installment, so you may need to find the proper device before the process. To achieve that, you have to know your filter part number and refrigerator model number.

 

Where to find the filter part number?

The filter part number should be painted on a label on your filter.

 

Where to find your refrigerator model number?

  • On the upper left or right side wall of your refrigerator
  • On the face frame of your refrigerator
  • Behind the lower crisper drawer
  • Behind the lower toe kick-plate

 

How to replace refrigerator water filter 1?

whirlpool filter 1 install into fridge filter

 

  • Locate your water filter cover in the upper right-hand corner inside your refrigerator.
  • Open the water filter door.
  • Remove the old water filter.
  • Open your new water filter and remove the protective coverings from the O-rings.

 

NOTE: The protective coverings of water filter 1 are made of plastics and recyclable; the carbon rod can be used to grow plants and for air filtration after being dried.

 

  • Install your new water filter, and keep the arrow pointing upward.
  • Close the water filter door.
  • After replacement, run four gallons of water through the line to clean the new water filter. 

How to replace refrigerator water filter 2?

install filter 2 into the whirlpool refrigerator

 

  • Locate your water filter cover in the upper right-hand corner inside the refrigerator.
  • Open the water filter door.
  • Pull the old water filter out and discard it.
  • Open your new water filter and remove the protective coverings from the O-rings.

 

NOTE: The protective coverings of water filter 1 are made of plastics and recyclable; the carbon rod can be used to grow plants and for air filtration after being dried.

 

  • Install your new water filter, and keep the arrow pointing upward.
  • After replacement, run four gallons of water through the line to clean the new water filter.