How often should I change the water filter in my Samsung refrigerator?
You should change the filter when the Filter Indicator light turns red (see the picture of the control panel below). Usually this happens about every 6 monthsThe filter Indicator will be Blue when you initially insert the water filter.
The filter Indicator will be purple when you have used your water filter for 5 months.
The filter Indicator will be Red when you have used your water filter for 6 months.
If you change the filter, press the Ice Type / Filter Change button for 3 seconds to reset the filter schedule.
When you do not want to use the water filter, press the Ice Type button for more than 5 seconds, the Filter Indicator and the Filter Change display will be switched off.
How do I find out which replacement filter part to buy?
How do I change the filter?
The Filter light turns red to let you know when it is 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. Follow these steps to change the water filter.
To change the water filter more easily shut off the water supply valve. Sometimes it is hard to disassemble the water filter because impurities in the water cause it to stick. If you are having difficulty grip the water filter firmly and pull it hard.
When you pull the water filter a little water can leak from the opening. This is normal. To minimize the water leaks keep the filter cartridge horizontal when you pull it. To prevent overflow empty the water tray filter ( 3 ) and dry around of case filter ( 2 ).
Shut off the water supply valve if the water pressure is too great. The locked symbol should be lined up with the indicator line.
For a replacement water filter you can check online or contact the Samsung Parts distributor. Be sure the replacement water filter has the SAMSUNG logo on the box and on the water filter.
Check your user manual for more information
For more information check the installation guide that came with your refrigerator. Online copies of the user manual and other documents can be downloaded by following these steps:
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