Removing and Replacing a Whirlpool Water Filter

Whirlpool has three locations for their refrigerator water filters. Find either '1/4 turn base grill', 'Push button base grill' or 'Interior upper right corner' below to learn how to remove and replace your Whirlpool water filter yourself.

EDR5RXD1 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter5 4396508

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

 

EDR6D1 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter6 4396701

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 4396701 water filter.
  10. Reset your 'change filter' light (if your fridge has one).
  11. PRODUCT PAGE

 

EDR3RXD1 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter3 4396841

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

 

8171413 Refrigerator Water Filter8 EDR8D1

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

 

EDR1RXD1 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter1 W10295370A

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).

 

(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

 

EDR2RXD1 Ice & Water Refrigerator Filter2 W10413645A

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