How To Remove Whirlpool Water Filter Easily & Quickly

How To Remove Whirlpool Water Filter

How To Remove Whirlpool Water Filter

 

Having a refrigerator with a filter in your home is a great help and is a must nowadays. After a morning jog or a workout in warm weather, we feel the urge to have a gulp of chilled water. Water filters are a must no matter what the quality of water supply you get. Most Whirpool water filters are usually easy to remove. We will take a look at how to remove Whirlpool Water Filter.

 

Whirlpool suggests that you change your water filters at least once every six months. You may consume a lot of water or ice. In that case, change the water filter when you see that the flow of the water dispenser has slowed down. You may feel that the water filter is stuck if you have not turned it in the right direction. It may also happen that you may have not pushed the release button down all the way. Whatever the case, we will go through each filter type and see how to remove them.

How To Replace your Whirlpool Water Filter

 

How to Remove EveryDrop Ice and Water Filter 1

 

 

Ensure that you have the right filter for replacement.

 

  • You will find the filter in the upper right-hand corner inside the refrigerator.

 

  • Locate the door of the filter and lift it up.

 

  • The filter will pop out as the door moves up. Remove the used filter and discard it properly

 

  • Open the box of the new filter and remove the cover on top of the filter.

 

  • Check and make sure that the o-rings are in place after you have removed the top cover.

 

  • When inserting the new filter make sure that the arrow at the bottom of the filter is facing up.

 

  • Insert the filter in the filter housing.

 

  • If the filter does not go in easily, do not force the filter into the housing

 

  • Rotate the filter either way slightly until the grooves on the filter match those on the filter housing

 

  • As you insert the filter the cover will start closing. Once the filter is in place, slightly push the cover until it clicks into place.

 

After replacing the filter run at least four gallons of water to flush the filter.

 

Removing EveryDrop Ice and Water Filter 2

 

Make sure you have the right filter to replace.

 

  • The water filter compartment cover is located in the upper right-hand corner inside the refrigerator.

 

  • Push up on the front on the compartment door.

 

  • The door will open lowering the filter.

 

  • Turn the filter counter-clockwise and remove it. Have a towel handy to wipe off excess water that may spill while removing the filter.

 

  • Unpack the new filter and remove the protective cover. Make sure the two o-pings are in place.

 

  • When inserting the new filter make sure that the arrow on the filter is pointing upwards.

 

  • As you insert the filter, it will start to rotate clockwise. Rotate the filter further until it clicks into place.

 

  • Push the filter cover upward and snap it in place.

 

Run four gallons of water to flush the new filter.

 

Removing EveryDrop Water Filter 3

 

Check that you have the right filter as a replacement.

 

  • This filter is located at the bottom right of the side-by-side door refrigerator’s base grill.

 

  • Push the filter release button and the filter will pop out.

 

  • Pull the filter out. Discard the filter bt keep the end cap on the filter.

 

  • Unpack the new filter and remove the protective cover.

 

  • Fix the end cap you have removed from the old filter to the new filter. Turn the cap clockwise till it locks in place.

 

  • When inserting the new filter in the housing ensure that the arrow on the filter is pointing left.

 

  • Push the filter in till the eject button pop back out.

 

Run four gallons of water to flush the new filter.

 

Removing EveryDrop Ice and Water Filter 4

 

Check that you have the right water filter to change

 

  • The filter cover for this refrigerator is located on the upper right-hand ceiling inside the refrigerator.

 

  • There are two types of filter covers in this type of refrigerator.

 

  • In one type, you will see a tab outside the cover. Push the tab toward the cover and the cover will open

 

  • In the other type, insert your finger below the cover and pull the tab gently towards you to open the cover.

 

  • Turn the old filter counterclockwise, remove it fro it’s housing, and discard it.

 

  • Unpack the new filter and make sure it is the correct replacement. Peel the cap from the filter.

 

  • Align the new filter with the grooves and push it in and turn clockwise for a quarter of a turn.

 

  • Push the filter till it locks into place.

 

  • Push the door till it snaps in place.

 

Run four gallons of water to flush the new filter.

 

Removing EveryDrop Ice and Water Filter 5

 

Ensure that you have the right water filter as a replacement.

 

  • The filter is located on the left side of the base grille of the refrigerator.

 

  • Rotate the filter cap counterclockwise till the handle is in a vertical position and pull the filter out.

 

  • Slide the cap off the old filter and discard the filter.

 

  • Unpack the new filter and remove its protective covering. Make sure that the o-rings are in place.

 

  • Slide the cartridge cap on to the end of the new filter.

 

  • Insert the new filter inside making sure that the filter cap is in a vertical position.

 

  • Push the filter all the way i. Rotate the cap clockwise till it is horizontal.

 

Run four gallons of water to flush the new filter.

 

Conclusion

 

Removing and replacing Whirpool water filters is quite easy provided one knows where to locate the filter. Refer the manual before trying to remove a filter. If the filter is stuck, close the door again. Make sure that the door is fully open when you try to remove the filter again. If filter no 5 is stuck, place a cloth over the cartridge cap. With a set of pliers gently turn the cap counterclockwise and you’ll have your filter out.

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