You Visited this page because you’re probably Looking for a way to replace your LG refrigerator water filter. I’ll be showing you how to change your LG refrigerator water filter today.
The water filter in an LG refrigerator purifies the water dispensed from the refrigerator’s dispenser or ice maker. It helps remove impurities such as chlorine, lead, and sediment from the water. The type of filter used in an LG refrigerator can vary, but most models use either an LT1000P or an ADQ74793501 filter.
Make sure You buy an LG water filter that has the same model number as your refrigerator, to avoid compatibility issues.
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How To Change Your LG Refrigerator Water Filter
Locate the filter: The water filter is usually located in the back of the refrigerator, near the top.
Turn off the water supply: Turn off the water supply to the refrigerator before starting the filter replacement process.
Remove the old filter: Take out the old filter by twisting it to the left to unlock it and pulling it straight out.
Prepare the new filter: Remove the protective packaging from the new filter and remove the protective cap from the end of the filter.
Install the new filter: Push the new filter into the filter housing and twist it to the right until it locks in place.
Turn on the water supply: Turn on the water supply to the refrigerator.
Flush the system: Run water through the dispenser for at least 3 minutes or until the water runs clear. This will flush any carbon dust and debris from the filter and the water line.
Check for leaks: Check the filter and the water line for any leaks.
Reset the filter indicator: If your refrigerator has a filter indicator, reset it according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Enjoy clean water: You can now enjoy clean and safe drinking water from your refrigerator.
LG recommends that you shut off the water in your refrigerator before you replace your water filter. On the back of your fridge, there’s a shut-off valve. You’ll need to go and turn that all the way to the right to shut off the water. You wanna make sure that any excess water is drained from your fridge before you replace the filter.
Now that the filter has been installed, we can go ahead and turn the water back on. So the indicator light needs to be reset on your fridge now that the filter is installed. So you’ll hold it down for three seconds and then we need to go ahead and flush the filter.
By doing that, it’s going to remove any air bubbles or any carbon fines that might be leftover in the filter, ensuring that your water filter is safe and ready to drink from. And that’s it.
How Often Should You Change The Filter In The LG refrigerator?
Changing your LG Refrigerator water filter should be done every six months depending on the size of your household. On the LG refrigerator, there’s an indicator light that’ll illuminate when it’s time to replace your water filter.
Can a Refrigerator Water Filter Be Cleaned And Reused?
A refrigerator water filter should not be cleaned and reused. Most filters are designed to be disposable and their efficiency will decrease if they are cleaned and reused. Additionally, the process of cleaning a filter can introduce contaminants and bacteria into the filter, making the water it filters less safe to drink.