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Water Filter Indicator

The water filter indicator keeps flash at 1% even though I have change to a new filter. How do I get it to change back to F99%

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  • Jill Rich Aug 10, 2007

    Thanks for that, tried what was suggested but it didn't work on this model, but I didfind the solution using this method. On this model you need to press the OK button on the door display panel 5 times in quick wihtin 10 seconds to get it to change.

    Any way thanks again for the inspriation.

  • Tanial1967 Feb 02, 2008

    Hi, I have the same problem with filter indicator flashing at 1%. I tried all that was suggested, but still no luck. Any other solutions?

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I discovered by sheer luck that if I hold down the OK button for a few seconds the filter indicator changed from the flashing 1% to 99%.

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The water filter status light, present on some models, will help you know when to change your water filter. The light, or indicator, is located on the temperature control panel in the refrigerator compartment or on the dispenser control panel on the freezer door. The light will change from green to yellow. This tells you that it is almost time to change the filter. It is recommended that you replace the filter when the status light changes to red OR when water flow to your water dispenser or ice maker decreases noticeably. Most models also have a Filter Indicator Reset button located in the same area. After changing the filter, reset the filter status light by pressing the Filter Indicator Reset button. The status light will change from red to green when the system is reset. If your model has a water filter indicator but no reset button, press the light switch in the refrigerator compartment 5 times within 10 seconds to reset the system. The status light will change from red to green when the system is reset. also here is a link to the site for pics http://whirlpool.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/whirlpool.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=970&p_created=1170946011&p_sid=mH65a3Ii&p_accessibility=0&p_lva=&p_sp=cF9zcmNoPTEmcF9zb3J0X2J5PSZwX2dyaWRzb3J0PSZwX3Jvd19jbnQ9NjYmcF9wcm9kcz0xOTkmcF9jYXRzPSZwX3B2PTEuMTk5JnBfY3Y9JnBfcGFnZT0xJnBfc2VhcmNoX3RleHQ9UzIwRFJTUzMzIFNpZGUgYnkgU2lkZSBSZWZyaWdlcmF0b3I*&p_li=&p_topview=1

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How do I change water filter


Hello Anita;

My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.

You did not provide a model number, so I am going to have to tell you where the water filter might be.

1.) On the lower, front bottom grill or toe plate, in the center there is a round hole. In this hole is your water filter. Grab the end of the cylinder and turn 1/4 turn counter clock wise and pull out. There will be some water in the filter. Slide the end cap off the old filter and slide it back on the new filter. Insert the new filter, push in and turn 1/4 turn clockwise.

2.) In the upper back right hand corner of your refrigerator section is where your water filter is located. There is a plastic cover plate around it, but you can still see the bottom of the filter canister. Reach in and turn the bottom of the filter 1/4 turn counter clockwise and remove. Insert the new water filter and turn 1/4 turn clockwise.

After installing a new filter, there is air in the filter. Run your water dispenser until a steady flow of water come out. You will get air & water spurting out.

If you only have a ice maker, you will have to manually cycle your ice maker until it fills.

The water filter change light is not tied into anything in your unit. It is like a egg timer. Even when the indicator light indicates to change you water filter, you only change your water filter when either the water coming out of the water dispenser is slow or you are getting small ice cubes.

Nov 23, 2014 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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How to Reset Your Water Filter Light


<b>Amana:<br /></b> <ol> <li>Press and hold the <b>dispenser lock</b> and <b>auto light</b> buttons on the dispenser for 4 seconds until the filter status indicator begins to flash, then release the buttons.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press and hold the <b>dispenser lock</b> and <b>water</b> buttons for 4 seconds until the filter status indicator begins to flash, then release the buttons.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>After replacing the water filter, press and hold the Reset Filter pad for 3 seconds. The Order and Replace indicator lights will blink and then go off when the system is reset.</li></ol><span style="font-weight: bold;">Brita:</span><br /> <ol> <li>Press firmly and hold start button for 5 to 10 seconds.</li> <li>Four bars will appear in the display, one after the other, and flash. Do not release the start button until the 4 bars appear and start to flash. If you have difficulty pressing the start button, a capped ballpoint pen may be used to press the button down.</li> <li>A small flashing dot in the lower right corner shows the indicator is working.</li> <li>Every 2 weeks a bar automatically disappears. When only 1 bar remains make sure you have a new filter on hand.</li> <li>After 2 months, when all bars have disappeared, an arrow will flash at the top of the display reminding you to change your filter. </li></ol><b>Frigidaire<br /></b> <ol> <li>Press and hold the <b>reset </b>button on the dispenser until the green light flashes (up to 15 seconds).</li></ol><b>GE:<br /></b> <ol> <li><b>P</b>ress and hold the <b>reset water filter</b> button on the dispenser for 3 seconds.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li> Press the reset button on the dispenser for 4 to 8 seconds then release. </li></ol><b>Hotpoint:<br /> </b> <ol> <li><b>P</b>ress and hold the <b>reset water filter</b> button on the dispenser for 3 seconds.</li></ol> <b>Jenn-Air:<br /> </b> <ol> <li>Press and hold the <b>lock</b> and <b>light</b> buttons (<b>lock and water</b> on newer fridges) on the dispenser for about 4 seconds, until the indicator light blinks.</li></ol><b>Kenmore:<br /></b> <ol> <li>Press and hold the button next to the filter light for 10 seconds.</li></ol><b>KitchenAide</b>:<br /> <ol> <li>Press the <b>light</b> switch 5 times within 10 seconds. If the fridge has a <b>filter button</b>, press and hold it for 5-10 seconds.</li></ol><b>LG:<br /> </b> <ol> <li>Press and hold the <b>reset</b> button for 3 seconds.</li></ol><b>Magic Chef</b> <br /> <ol> <li> Press and hold the light and lock pads until the change filter light flashes. (approximately 3 seconds)</li></ol> <b>Maytag:<br /></b> <ol> <li>Press and hold the <b>lock</b> and <b>light</b> buttons (<b>lock and water</b> on newer fridges) on the dispenser for about 4 seconds, until the indicator light blinks.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li>Press the refrigerator's light switch five times within ten seconds.</li></ol><b>Samsung:<br /> </b> <ol> <li>Press the <b>ice type</b> and <b>child lock</b> buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. NOTE: Hold the buttons for only 3 seconds. If you press these 2 buttons simultaneously for 5 seconds, the reset function ceases.</li> <li>Release the buttons and repeat the same step one more time. The water filter indicator light should turn green.</li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li><span>Press and hold the "Alarm/Hold" button for 3 seconds.</span></li></ol>or<br /> <ol> <li><span>Press and hold the <i>Fridge </i>and <i>Power Cool</i> buttons for 3 seconds.</span></li></ol><b>Whirlpool</b>:<br /> <ol> <li>Press the <b>light</b> switch 5 times within 10 seconds. If the fridge has a <b>filter button</b>, press and hold it for 5-10 seconds.</li></ol>

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Filter light will not turn off


Resetting your Refrigerator filter indicator light after changing your water filter

Some people are not aware that after you change your refrigerator water filter, there are two more steps that should be taken to complete the water filter change process.

Step 1:
Reset your water filter indicator light - Most new refrigerators come equiped with an indicator light that notifies you when it is time to change your water filter. This light does not automatically reset when you change your water filter. Here is a list of refrigerator manufacturers and how to reset the indicator light.

GE General Electric Refrigerators - Press and Hold the Reset Button for around 8 Seconds.

Step 2:
Flush a couple of gallons of water through your new filter. Since most refrigerator water filters are made of carbon, some carbon residue is present in the first gallon or two of water. This will leave a bitter taste and residue in your water. If you continue to have these problems after flushing a couple of gallons through the filter, it is possible that you have a defective water filter.

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How do I change the water filter


Removing and replacing a water filter - upper right hand corner location

Filters situated in the upper right hand corner of the refrigerator compartment of Maytag-built side-by-side refrigerators are relatively simple to replace. Follow these steps:
  • These eight inch long filters are housed in their own compartment. The base of the compartment can be released by pushing in on the release clip found at the end of the housing unit. Allow the base of the housing compartment to hang down while you remove and replace your filter.


  • Twist the spent filter to the left (counter-clockwise) and gently pull on it to remove it. There is an automatic water shut off to keep leaks and spills to a minimum.


  • Remove the new filter from its packaging. Remove the plastic wrap, and peel off the aluminum topping. Insert the new filter into the housing unit. Twist the filter to the right (clockwise) until it clicks into place. Replace the base of the filter housing by cliping it back in place.


  • Condition the filter by dispensing several glasses of water through your refrigerator. This ensures that all fine carbon particles have been removed.


  • Check the filter and the inside of the refrigerator for leaks. If you find a leak, remove and install the filter again.


  • Finally, reset the 'change filter' indicator light, if your refrigerator has one, at the front of your refrigerator. The procedure for resetting the change filter indicator light can vary from fridge to fridge. Typically, the indicator light can be reset by holding down on the 'lock' button and the 'water' button simultaneously for three seconds. Sometimes, it is the 'lock' and the 'light' button you need to press down on simultaneously for three seconds in order to reset the filter indicator light.


Removing and replacing a water filter - center ceiling location

Filters situated in the center ceiling of the refrigerator compartment of Maytag-built side-by-side refrigerators are relatively simple to replace. Follow these steps:
  • Turn the filter a quarter turn to the left, in a counter-clockwise motion. The 'unlocked' symbol on the filter will be lined up with the indicator line that is molded into the refrigerator just above the filter. Allow the ears of the cartridge to disengage from the filter holder.


  • Gently pull down on the filter, being careful to not spill any water still in the filter. Discard the used filter.


  • Remove the new filter from its packaging. Remove and discard the red plastic cap found on the top of the new filter.


  • Apply the appropriate month sticker to the filter to remind your self to remove and replace the filter in six months' time.


  • Insert the new filter into the filter opening. Line the 'unlock' symbol on the filter up with the indicator line that is molded into the refrigerator above the filter. Turn the filter a quarter turn to the right, in a clockwise motion. You will be able to feel the filter stop when it is all the way in, and the 'locked' symbol on the filter will now be lined up with the indicator line above the filter.


  • Close the refrigerator door and dispense several glasses of water through the water dispenser in the door in order to purge the new filter of any impurities. Open the refrigerator door again and check for leaks. If you find a leak, remove and replace the new filter again.


  • Finally, reset the 'change filter' indicator light, if your refrigerator has one, at the front of your refrigerator. The procedure for resetting the change filter indicator light can vary from fridge to fridge. Typically, the indicator light can be reset by holding down on the 'lock' button and the 'water' button simultaneously for three seconds. Sometimes, it is the 'lock' and the 'light' button you need to press down on simultaneously for three seconds in order to reset the filter indicator light.


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Want to know when and how to replace water filter on a ge side by side refrig


Hello,

The water filter status light or indicator, present on some models, will help you know when to change your water filter. The light, or indicator, is located either on the temperature control panel in the refrigerator compartment or on the dispenser control panel on the freezer door.

The indicator will be one of two styles.

If the indicator is a light or series of lights, the light will change from green to yellow. This tells you that it is almost time to change the filter. It is recommended that you replace the filter when the status light changes to red or when water flow to your water dispenser or ice maker noticeably decreases.
If the indicator resembles a stack of bars, the bar height will decrease and the status display will change from "Good" to "Order." This tells you that it is almost time to change the filter. Replace the water filter cartridge when the water filter status display changes to "Replace" or when water flow to your water dispenser or ice maker noticeably decreases.
If a filter status light/indicator is not present, the filter should be changed at least once every 6 months. Your filter may need to be replaced more frequently depending on your usage and water quality.

If the water flow to the water dispenser or ice maker noticeably decreases before 6 months have passed, you may need to replace the water filter cartridge more often. Decreased water flow is a sign that the filter is clogged and needs to be replaced.

If the filter is clogged and you are not able to immediately replace it, remove the filter so the water system is in bypass mode. With the filter removed, the water system will continue to operate, bypassing the filter, and the clogged filter will not cause slow water dispensing or low ice production. However, in order to have filtered water, you will need to install a new filter.


The filter status display will help you know when to change your
water filter. When the display reads 10%, order a new filter. It is
recommended that you replace the filter when the display reads 10% OR when water flow to your water dispenser or ice maker decreases.

The filter should be replaced at least every 6 months depending on your water quality and usage.

Step 2
Press the eject button to release the filter from the base grille.

Step 3
Pull the filter straight out.

Step 4

Turn the cap counterclockwise to remove it from the filter. IMPORTANT: Do not discard the cap. It is part of your refrigerator. Keep the cap to use with the replacement filter.

Step 5
Align the ridge on the cap with the arrow on the new filter and
turn the cap until it snaps into place.

Step 6
Remove the protective covers from the O-rings. Be sure the O-rings are still in place after the covers are removed.

Step 7
Push the filter into the base grille. The eject button will pop back out when the filter is fully engaged.

Step 8
Flush the water system. Use a sturdy cup or glass. Depress and hold the
water dispenser lever for 5 seconds, then release it for 5 seconds. Repeat this process until water begins to flow. Once water begins to flow, continue depressing and releasing the dispenser lever. Hold down for 5 seconds and then release for 5 seconds. Do this on/off process for about 2 minutes. This will flush air from the filter and water dispensing

Hope this helpout in changing the water filter......

Aug 10, 2010 | GE Refrigerators

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Red light stays on after changing the water filter and running about 2 gallons through it


Water Filter Status Indicator
Light (select models)
The Water Filter Status Indicator Light serves as a
reminder to replace the water filter. A green light
indicates that the filter is in good condition. A red light
indicates the filter should be changed. Once light turns
red, it will remain red until function is reset.
To Reset Indicator:
• Press and hold both the Lock and Water
buttons simultaneously for four seconds. The
green filter status indicator light will flash
three times when the function has
successfully reset.

Nov 27, 2009 | Maytag MZD2665HE Side by Side Refrigerator

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Change filter light


Water Filter Status Indicator
Light (select models)
The Water Filter Status Indicator Light serves as a
reminder to replace the water filter. A green light
indicates that the filter is in good condition. A red light
indicates the filter should be changed. Once light turns
red, it will remain red until function is reset.
To Reset Indicator:
• Press and hold both the Lock and Water
buttons simultaneously for four seconds. The
green filter status indicator light will flash
three times when the function has
successfully reset.
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Nov 25, 2009 | Maytag MSD2650H Side by Side Refrigerator

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Changing light after installing new water filter


Water Filter Status Indicator Light
(select models)
The Water Filter Status Indicator Light serves as a
reminder to replace the water filter. A green light
indicates that the filter is in good condition. A red light
indicates the filter should be changed. Once light turns
red, it will remain red until function is reset.
To Reset Indicator:
• Press and hold both the LOCK and WATER
buttons simultaneously for four seconds. The
green filter status indicator light will flash
three times when the function has
successfully reset.

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The warning light to reset filter came on. I've


Resetting your Refrigerator filter indicator light after changing your water filter Some people are not aware that after you change your refrigerator water filter, there are two more steps that should be taken to complete the water filter change process.
Step 1:
Reset your water filter indicator light - Most new refrigerators come equiped with an indicator light that notifies you when it is time to change your water filter. This light does not automatically reset when you change your water filter. Here is a list of refrigerator manufacturers and how to reset the indicator light.
Amana Refrigerators - Press and hold the Auto and Dispenser Lock buttons until the water filter status indicator light flashes.
Frigidaire Refrigerators - Press and Hold the Reset Button Until the Indicator Light Flashes.
GE General Electric Refrigerators - Press and Hold the Reset Button for around 8 Seconds.
HotPoint Refrigerators - Press and Hold the Reset Button for around 8 Seconds.
Jenn-Air Refrigerators - Press and Hold The Light and Lock Buttons until the Water Filter light flashes.
Kitchen Aid Refrigerators - Press and Release the Light Button 5 times Quickly.
Maytag Refrigerators - Press and Hold The Light and Lock Buttons until the Water Filter light flashes.
Samsung Refrigerators - Press and Hold the Ice Type and Child Lock Buttons at the same time for 3 seconds.
Whirlpool Refrigerators - Press and Release the Light Button 5 times Quickly.
Step 2:
Flush a couple of gallons of water through your new filter. Since most refrigerator water filters are made of carbon, some carbon residue is present in the first gallon or two of water. This will leave a bitter taste and residue in your water. If you continue to have these problems after flushing a couple of gallons through the filter, it is possible that you have a defective water filter.
Once these two steps are completed, you are all set to enjoy great tasting ice and water through your refrigerator. If you don't see your manufacturer listed or the insructions don't work for your model please post a comment with your make and model number so that we can provide exact instructions for your model.

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WATER FILTER SYMBOL IS ON. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN AND HOW DO I TURN


This is the indicator that suggests that it is time to change the water filter.

After 5 months of operation, the indicator shows as light pink. At this point, it is a reminder to aquire a replacement filter,

After 6 months of operation, the indicator turns to red. This is now the suggested time to change the indicator.

Even if you aren't using the water, the filter indicator still lights as this is simply a timer and does not measure water flow through the filter.

To reset the indicator, press and hold the Fridge and Power Cool buttons at the same time for 3 seconds. These 2 buttons are on the right side of the display panel. They are the first 2 buttons to the right of this indicator.

Printed on the panel, there is a line connecting the buttons with a miniature of the indicator in the middle. The instruction to hold the buttons for 3 seconds is printed below the buttons.

Because all Samsung refrigerators use a microprocessor to control them, the timing is precisely as given. Since people usually aren't that precise, you may find yourself holding the buttons for 4 or 5 'seconds' before the indicator changes.

Samsung has used a filter indicator like this since the first full-size Samsung refrigerator wa introduced in the United States in Fall 2002. Though the time has varied slightly between models and the 2-button combination has varied even more, the basic process applies to nearly every model that had an ice filter.

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