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How do I install water filter for my whirlpool refrigerator?

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How do I install water filter for my whirlpool refrigerator?

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

08/24/09

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I just want to replace the filter

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Tyler Z., Appliance Doc replied 7 months ago
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Appliance Technician: Tyler Z., Appliance Doc replied 7 months ago

Do you have a full model number so I can better assist you? It should be located on a sticker near the ceiling of the refrigerator section and seen if you just open the refrigerator door.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I do not want to pay the additional $24.00
Appliance Technician: Tyler Z., Appliance Doc replied 7 months ago

Sorry, I didn't send the phone option---the site sends that automatically. You can ignore that. This particular model doesn't have a filter built into it. If you wanted to add a filter, you'd need to get an in-line filter at a local hardware store (like Home Depot) and put a filter in-line with the water supply line behind the refrigerator.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
why am I being charged an additional fee?
Appliance Technician: Tyler Z., Appliance Doc replied 7 months ago

You're not. You should only be charged for this question. The $24 was for the phone call option the site offered but you never accepted that so you shouldn't be charged a phone call.

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