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Can I remove refrigerator filter if hooked up to RO system?

Whirlpool GS5SHAXNL02 hooked up to an RO system, can I remove filter on front of the refrigerator or do I need to keep replacing the filters every 6 mos?

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Its not necessary to keep the filter in place with an r/o system. 
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1. Label all the lines from RO (with masking tape) to remember where they go.
2. Turn the water off to RO system
3. Run all the water from the RO tank
4. Turn the valve off on RO tank.
5. Remove the line to the RO tank and pull tank out.
6. Remove the line to the RO drain.
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http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/product_literature/search_results.jsp?searchTerm=ET1FHTXMQ04&siteCd=WHRCOM

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