Replacing Kenmore Water Filters

Kenmore/Coldspot (106. Series) has four locations for their refrigerator water filters. They are
'1/4 turn base grill'
'Push button base grill'
'Interior upper right corner'
'Interior Ceiling Mount'.
See below to learn how to remove and replace your Kenmore water filter yourself.

46-9085, 46-9902, 46-9908, 46-9010 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter 5 4396508 EDR5RXD1

1/4 Turn Filter Thru Lower Front Grill

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter at bottom grille and Twist the old filter a quarter-turn counterclockwise.
  2. Pull the filter straight out (the water will shut off automatically).
  3. Remove the reusable color-keyed cap from the end.
  4. Discard the old filter.
  5. Slide the cap onto the end of the new filter.
  6. Push the new filter into the fridge until it stops.
  7. Twist the filter a quarter-turn clockwise.
  8. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  9. That's how easy it is to replace the 4396508 water filter.
  10. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
  11. PRODUCT PAGE

 

46-9086, 46-9915 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter 6 4396701 EDR6D1

1/4 Turn Filter Thru Lower Front Grill (FREEZER ON TOP MODELS)

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter at bottom grille and Twist the old filter a quarter-turn counterclockwise.
  2. Pull the filter straight out (the water will shut off automatically).
  3. Remove the reusable color-keyed cap from the end.
  4. Discard the old filter.
  5. Slide the cap onto the end of the new filter.
  6. Push the new filter into the fridge until it stops.
  7. Twist the filter a quarter-turn clockwise.
  8. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  9. That's how easy it is to replace the 4396701 water filter.
  10. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
  11. PRODUCT PAGE

 

46-9083, 46-9020, 46-9030 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter 3 4396841 EDR3RXD1

Large Push Button Filter Thru Lower Front Grill

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter at bottom grille and Press the button to the left of the filter to release it.
  2. Pull the filter straight out (the water will shut off automatically).
  3. Remove the reusable color-keyed cap from the end.
  4. Discard the old filter.
  5. Twist the cap onto the end of the new filter.
  6. Push the new filter straight in until it 'Clicks' into place.
  7. Note: To install filter push until you hear the receiver click into place. Improper installation may cause leaks, damage to flooring and appliances.
  8. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  9. That's how easy it is to replace the 4396841 water filter.
  10. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
  11. PRODUCT PAGE

 

46-9084, 46-9006, 46-9992 Ice & Water Filter PuriCleanII UKF8001 EDR4RXD1

Inside At The Ceiling In A Flip Down Tray

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate the filter in a flip down compartment at the upper right ceiling of the refrigerator and Unlatch the plastic filter cover. Let it swing down (so you can see the filter).
  2. While pushing in, Twist the old filter counterclockwise until it is free.
  3. Slide the filter straight out and discard (the water will shut off automatically).
  4. Push the new filter into the fridge and Twist clockwise until it is fully in place.
  5. Push the plastic filter cover up until it snaps closed.
  6. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  7. That's how easy it is to replace the UKF8001 water filter.
  8. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9002 Refrigerator Water Filter 8 EDR8D1 8171413

Located Inside the Fridge at the Upper Right

Installation Instructions

  1. Twist the old filter a quarter-turn counterclockwise.
  2. Pull the filter straight down and discard (the water will shut off automatically).
  3. Push the new filter up into the fridge until it stops.
  4. Twist the filter a quarter-turn clockwise.
  5. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  6. That's how easy it is to replace the 8171413 water filter.
  7. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
  8. PRODUCT PAGE

 

46-9081, 46-9930 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter 1 W10295370A EDR1RXD1

Two Locations

(1) Located Inside the Fridge at the Upper Right

Installation Instructions

    1. Locate filter compartment at the right upper corner inside the refrigerator.
    2. You might have to remove the upper shelf for more room.
    3. Gently lift up on filter cover and filter will automatically slide out.
    4. Slide old filter all the way out, noticing the arrow on the end is facing up. (the water will shut off automatically).
    5. Discard the old filter.
    6. Line the arrow on end of the new filter upward.
    7. Gently Push the new filter into the fridge with arrow facing up till it stops.
    8. As you close the filter cover you will notice that the filter will go in and lock into place.
    9. Reinstall Shelf (if taken out).
    10. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
    11. That's how easy it is to replace the EDR1RXD1 water filter.
    12. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
    13. PRODUCT PAGE

 

(2) Located Thru Lower Front Grill

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate filter at the lower front grill of refrigerator.
  2. Gently lift up on filter cover and filter will automatically slide out.
  3. Slide old filter all the way out, noticing the arrow on the end is facing up. (the water will shut off automatically)
  4. Discard the old filter.
  5. Line the arrow on end of the new filter upward & Gently Push the new filter into the fridge with arrow facing up till it stops.
  6. As you close the filter cover you will notice that the filter will go in and lock into place.
  7. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  8. That's how easy it is to replace the EDR1RXD1 water filter.
  9. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
  10. PRODUCT PAGE

 

46-9082, 46-9903 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter 2 W10413645A EDR2RXD1

Located Inside the Fridge at the Upper Right

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate filter compartment at the top inside the refrigerator.
  2. You might have to remove the upper shelf for more room.
  3. Push on the filter cover to open filter compartment.
  4. The filter will drop down and to remove you will push in and turn counterclockwise until it is out. (the water will shut off automatically).
  5. Discard the old filter.
  6. Line the knotch on end of the new filter upward.
  7. Push the new filter into the fridge with knotch facing up and push filter while twisting clockwise till it locks into place.
  8. Push filter upward till it locks in the compartment and close the cover.
  9. Re-install Shelf (if taken out).
  10. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  11. That's how easy it is to replace the EDR2RXD1 water filter.
  12. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
  13. PRODUCT PAGE



Kenmore (253. Series) has three locations for their refrigerator water filters. They are
'Interior Upper Right Rear Corner Inside a Filter Cup'
'Interior Upper Right Front'
'Interior Upper Right Rear Corner'
See below to learn how to remove and replace your Kenmore water filter yourself.

46-9916, 46-9911 Cassette Style Water Filter PureSource2 WF2CB

Inside at the Upper Front

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter inside fridge at upper front, Press the button to the right of the filter to release it.
  2. Pull the old filter straight out and discard (the water will shut off automatically).
  3. Push the new filter in VERY FIRMLY until you hear it 'CLICK' into place.
  4. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  5. That's how easy it is to replace the PureSource2 water filter.
  6. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9906, 46-9910 Water Filter PureSourcePlus WFCB

Inside at the Upper Right Rear Corner Inside a Filter Cup

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter Cup inside fridge at right upper rear wall.
  2. Remove upper shelf for more room if needed.
  3. Unscrew the filter cup and dump out the water.
  4. Pull the old filter straight down and discard.
  5. Place the new filter in the filter cup.
  6. The end of the filter with the small o-ring should be up.
  7. Screw the filter cup (with filter) up onto the housing.
  8. The filter should self-align as the cup is tightened.
  9. Replace shelf (if removed).
  10. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  11. That's how easy it is to replace the PureSource Plus water filter.
  12. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9906, 46-9910 Water Filter PureSource WF1CB

Inside at the Upper Right Rear Corner Inside a Filter Cup

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter Cup inside fridge at right upper rear wall.
  2. Remove upper shelf for more room if needed.
  3. Unscrew the filter cup and dump out the water.
  4. Pull the old filter straight down and discard.
  5. Place the new filter in the filter cup.
  6. The end of the filter with the small o-ring should be up.
  7. Screw the filter cup (with filter) up onto the housing.
  8. The filter should self-align as the cup is tightened.
  9. Replace shelf (if removed).
  10. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  11. That's how easy it is to replace the PureSource water filter.
  12. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9999 Ultra Water Filter ULTRAWF

Inside at the Upper Right Rear Corner

Installation Instructions

  1. Remove the old filter by pushing (and letting go) on the end (Face) of the filter.
  2. Slide out the old filter and insert the new filter and push firmly till the new filter snaps into place.
  3. When you hear it click (It is locked into place).
  4. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  5. That's how easy it is to replace the ULTRA water filter.
  6. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).



Kenmore (363. Series) has two locations for their refrigerator water filters. Find either
'Interior Upper Right Rear Corner'
'Interior At The Ceiling In A Flip Down Tray'
See below to learn how to remove and replace your Kenmore water filter yourself.

46-9905 SmartWater Water Filter MWF MWFP

Inside at the Upper Right Rear Corner

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter inside fridge and turn it 1/2 turn counterclockwise.
  2. Pull the old filter straight down and discard (the water will shut off automatically).
  3. Push the new filter gently up and in until it stops.
  4. Turn the filter clockwise until it stops.
  5. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  6. That's how easy it is to replace the MWFP water filter.
  7. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9914 SmartWater Water Filter GSWF

Inside At The Ceiling In A Flip Down Tray

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter inside fridge at the ceiling.
  2. Unlatch the plastic filter cover, and let it swing down to see the filter.
  3. Twist the old filter a quarter-turn counterclockwise and discard (the water will shut off automatically).
  4. Push the new filter in until it stops and Twist the filter a quarter-turn clockwise.
  5. Swing the plastic filter cover up until it snaps closed.
  6. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  7. That's how easy it is to replace the GSWF water filter.
  8. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).



Kenmore (596. Series) has two locations for their refrigerator water filters. Find either
'Interior Upper Right Rear Corner'
'Interior At The Ceiling In A Flip Down Tray'
See below to learn how to remove and replace your Amana water filter yourself.

46-9904 Clean 'n Clear Water Filter WF401 12527304

Inside at the Upper Right Rear Corner

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate the filter inside the refrigerator at the right rear in a vertical posititon.
  2. Twist the old filter counterclockwise until it is free.
  3. Remove the filter straight down and discard (the water will shut off automatically).
  4. Push the new filter into the fridge and Twist clockwise until it is fully in place.
  5. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  6. That's how easy it is to replace the WF401 water filter.
  7. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9084, 46-9006, 46-9992 PuriCleanII Water Filter UKF8001 EDR4RXD1

Inside At The Ceiling In A Flip Down Tray

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate the filter in a flip down compartment at the upper right ceiling of the refrigerator and Unlatch the plastic filter cover. Let it swing down (so you can see the filter).
  2. While pushing in, Twist the old filter counterclockwise until it is free.
  3. Slide the filter straight out and discard (the water will shut off automatically).
  4. Push the new filter into the fridge and Twist clockwise until it is fully in place.
  5. Push the plastic filter cover up until it snaps closed.
  6. Flush 1 - 2 Gallons of Water to Purge Out Air From System.
  7. That's how easy it is to replace the UKF8001 water filter.
  8. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).



Kenmore (596. Series) has three locations for their refrigerator water filters. Find either
'Interior Upper Right Rear Corner'
'Interior Horizontally at Ceiling'
'Interior At The Ceiling In A Flip Down Tray'
See below to learn how to remove and replace your LG water filter yourself.

46-9890 5231JA2002A WATER FILTER LT500P

Inside at the Upper Right Rear Corner

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate the existing filter. It will be located behind the light cover above the top shelf on the right hand side.
  2. Remove the top shelf. This will give you more room to remove and install the new filter.
  3. Remove the light cover by pressing the release clip on the bottom of the cover and pulling the cover out and up to remove the light cover.
  4. Locate existing filter and remove it by turning it counter clockwise.
  5. Holding new filter in your hands, carefully remove the packaging and sanitary end-cap from the new filter. Check the black o-rings making sure they are both on and not damaged (torn or cracked).
  6. Locate the Start arrow found at the top of the instruction label on the back side of the filter and Align the Start arrow with the arrow on the refrigerator filter head.
  7. Apply slight upward pressure and rotate the filter clockwise until the Stop arrow on the front of the filter label is aligned with the arrow on the refrigerator filter head.
  8. Ensure filter is fully installed in the refrigerator filter head a full 1/4 turn. This is required to activate the internal valve inside the refrigerator. If the filter is not turned 1/4 turn the valve will not fully open and may cause the water flow to be slow, or even cause the valve to make a chattering noise during use.
  9. Replace the light cover and top shelf.
  10. Dispense water for approx. 2 gallons making sure that air and water is completely flushed from the system.
  11. That's how easy it is to replace the 5231JA2002A LT500P WATER FILTER.
  12. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9990 5231JA2006 WATER FILTER LT600P

Inside Horizontally at Ceiling

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate existing filter and remove it by turning it counter clockwise. The filter will eject slightly with a clicking sound. Discard old filter.
  2. Holding new filter in your hands, carefully remove the packaging and sanitary end-cap from the new filter.
  3. Insert the new filter into the refrigerator filter receptacle. With the handle in the vertical position, push the new filter into the housing until it stops. When inserting the new filter, twist the handle slightly left to right, while pushing inward.
  4. Rotate the filter clockwise a full 1/4 turn until you feel it stop. Ensure filter is fully installed in refrigerator head a full 1/4 turn. This is required to activate the internal valve inside the refrigerator.
  5. If the filter is not turned a full 1/4 turn the valve will not fully open and may cause the water flow to be slow, or even cause the valve to make a chattering noise during use.
  6. Run water from the dispenser for 5 minutes - (about 2½ gallons) to clear the system and prevent sputtering.
  7. That's how easy it is to replace the 5231JA2006 LT600P water filter.
  8. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).

 

46-9690 ADQ36006101 WATER FILTER LT700P

Inside At The Ceiling In A Flip Down Tray

Installation Instructions

  1. Locate Filter and Push button to open filter cover.
  2. Pull cartridge down & Pull out the filter. NOTE: If the filter is hard to remove, turn off water supply and relieve pressure at refrigerator door water dispenser before installing new filter.
  3. Holding new filter, remove the packaging and end-cap.
  4. Insert the new filter into the manifold hole until it stops.
  5. Push the cover back up until it clicks into place.
  6. Run water from the dispenser for 5 minutes (about 2½ gallons) to clear the system and prevent sputtering.
  7. That's how easy it is to replace the ADQ36006101 LT700P water filter.
  8. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).