How do I install water filter in my refrigerator?

Last modified : May 24. 2018
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The water filter can be located in three locations and this depends on the model of your refrigerator. Three locations where this can be found is top right hand side of the freezer compartment or between the crisper drawers or sometimes behind the refrigerator.

 

Follow the steps to install (or remove) the water filter located between the crisper drawers in your refrigerator. The following images vary depending on the model of your refrigerator, however, the steps for installation is still the same.

Please note:

 

●      If you are having trouble getting the filter out of the fridge, turn off water supply valve to the refrigerator and dispense water from the water dispenser until it runs out completely. This will lower the amount of pressure in the filter housing, and allow you to remove the filter easily. Just remember to turn the water supply valve ON once the new filter has been installed.

 

●      The Filter light turns red to let you know when it is already time to change your water filter cartridge. To give you time to get a new filter, the red light comes on just before the capacity of the current filter runs out. Changing the filter on time provides you with the freshest, cleanest water from your refrigerator. 

1 Locate the water filter housing between the crisper drawers.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
2 Turn the water filter counter clockwise.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
3 Pull outward the water filter as you are rotating it counter clockwise.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
4 Remove the old filter completely; insert the new filter into the filter housing, and follow the steps above in reverse to complete the installation.

Please note: 

●      Apply a slow and steady pressure when you turn the filter. Turning the water filter may be difficult, but it ensures a tight seal. Moreover, remember to turn on the water supply valve if you have turned it off. To reduce risk of water damage to your property do not use generic brands of water filters, we recommend using only Samsung water filters. 

●      Samsung will not be legally responsible for any damage, including, but not limited to, property damage caused by water leakage from use of a generic water filter. Samsung refrigerators are designed to work only with Samsung water filters.

5 Remove the red locking tab from the filter.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
6 Remove the blanking plug by pushing the grey washer inwards and then pulling the plug outwards.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
7 Fit the filter onto the supplied clips, or alternatively, use the clips from an old filter. You may need to cut off the old fixing nut. Ensure that the shape of the hose is good after cutting.
8 Gently push the hose into the filter. It should go in about 5 to 7 mm.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
9 Push the locking clip securely into place behind the grey washer. To fit the locking clip, gently pull the pipe back.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?
8 Turn the water supply on again and check for leaks. Also ensure the filter is fitted in the upright position.
How do I install the water filter in my fridge?

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