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I got this fridge used and I have no idea were the water filter is to change it, the water & ice taste funny. I've looked iside and behind the fridge.

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I looked up your model number but it didn't show up so i looked up the closest number i could find and it looks like the filter is in right hand top corner of fridge side

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