About the GE Appliances MWFA water filter cartridge

About the GE Appliances MWFA water filter cartridge
Water filter cartridge
Installing the filter cartridge
The water filter cartridge is located in the back upper right corner
of the refrigerator compartment.
1. Fill the replacement cartridge with water from the tap to allow
for better flow from the dispenser immediately after
installation.
When to replace the filter on models with a
replacement indicator light
2. Line up the arrow on the cartridge and the
cartridge holder. Place the top of the new
cartridge up inside the holder. Do not push it
up into the holder.
There is a replacement indicator light for the water filter cartridge
on the dispenser. This light will turn orange to tell you that you
need to replace the filter soon.
The filter cartridge should be replaced when the replacement
indicator light turns red or if the flow of water to the dispenser
or icemaker decreases.
Cartridge
ridge
Holder
3. Slowly turn it to the right until the filter
older
cartridge stops. DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN.
As you turn the cartridge, it will automatically
raise itself into position. The cartridge will
move about a ½ turn.
When to replace the filter on models without a
replacement indicator light
4. Run water from the dispenser for 1-1/2 gallons (about three
minutes) to clear the system and prevent sputtering.
The filter cartridge should be replaced every six months
or earlier if the flow of water to the dispenser or icemaker
decreases.
5. Press and hold the RESET WATER FILTER pad (on some
models) on the dispenser for three seconds.
NOTE: A newly installed water filter cartridge may cause water to
spurt from the dispenser.
Removing the filter cartridge
If you are replacing the cartridge, first remove the old one by
slowly turning it to the left. Do not pull down on the cartridge. A
small amount of water may drip down.
CAUTION To reduce the risk associated with
property damage due to water leakage, read and follow
instructions before installation and use of this system. Installation
and use MUST comply with all state and local plumbing codes.
Filter bypass plug
You must use the filter bypass plug when a replacement filter
cartridge is not available. The dispenser and the icemaker will not
operate without the filter or filter bypass plug.
Filter Bypass
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Water by Culligan
To use the filter bypass plug on Water by Culligan™ models, you
must first remove the filter adaptor from the cartridge holder by
turning it to the left.
WARNING
To reduce the risk associated with choking, do not allow children under 3 years of age to have access to small
parts during the installation of this product. The disposable filter cartridge should be replaced every 6 months at the
rated capacity, or sooner if a noticeable reduction in flow rate occurs.
For the maximum benefit of your filtration system, GE Appliances recommends the use of GE-branded filters only. Using GE-branded
filters in GE Appliances and Hotpoint® refrigerators provides optimal performance and reliability. GE Appliances filters meet rigorous
industry NSF standards for safety and quality that are important for products that are filtering your water. GE Appliances has not
qualified non-GE-branded filters for use in GE Appliances and Hotpoint refrigerators and there is no assurance that non-GE-branded
filters meet GE's standards for quality, performance and reliability.
If you have questions, or to order additional filter cartridges, visit our website at www.gewaterfilters.com or call
GE Appliances Parts and Accessories, 877.959.8688. In Canada, call 866.777.7627.
GE is a trademark of the General Electric Company. Manufactured under trademark license.
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Performance Data Sheet
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at iapmort.org. The concentration of the indicated substances in water entering the system was reduced to a concentration less than or equal
to the permissible limit for water leaving the system, as specified in NSF/ANSI 42 and 53.
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Capacity 300 Gallons (1,135 Liters).
Substance Reduction
Chlorine Taste and Odor
Nominal Particulate
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Cyst*
Atrazine
Lead @ pH 6.5
Lead @ pH 8.5
Lindane
Mercury @ pH 6.5
Mercury @ pH 8.5
NSF/ANSI specified
Challenge Concentration
2.0 mg/L ± 10%
Max Permissible Product
Water Concentration
N/A
Avg %
Reduction
97.4%
At least 10,000 particles/mL
Minimum 50,000 cysts/L
0.009 mg/L ± 10%
0.15 mg/L ± 10%
0.15 mg/L ± 10%
0.002 mg/L ± 10%
0.006 mg/L ± 10%
0.006 mg/L ± 10%
N/A
N/A
0.003 mg/L
0.010 mg/L
0.010 mg/L
0.0002 mg/L
0.002 mg/L
0.002 mg/L
99.9%
99.99%
99.5%
99.3%
99.3%
96.5%
95.7%
87.6%
*Based on the use of Cryptosporidium parvum oocysts.
Application Guidelines/Water Supply Parameters
Service Flow
Water Supply
0.5 gpm (21.9 lpm)
Potable Water
Water Pressure
Water Temperature
40-120 psi (2.8-8.2 bar)
33°F-100°F (0.6°C-38°C)
It is essential that the manufacturer’s recommended installation, maintenance and filter replacement requirements be carried out for the product to perform as
advertised. See Installation Manual for Warranty information.
Note: While the testing was performed under standard laboratory
conditions, actual performance may vary. Contaminant reduction
testing is conducted every five years by certifying agency to
maintain certification.
Replacement Cartridge: MWFA. For estimated costs of
replacement elements please call 1.877.959.8688 or visit our
website at www.geapplianceparts.com.
WARNING
To reduce the risk associated with ingestion of contaminants:
• Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of
unknown quality without adequate disinfection before and
after the system. Systems certified for cyst reduction may be
used on disinfected water that may contain filterable cysts.
The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by this
water filter are not necessarily in all users’ water.
MWFA System is certified by IAPMO R&T against
NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 for the
reduction of claims specified on the performance
data sheet and at iapmort.org.
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NOTICE
To reduce the risk associated with property damage due to
water leakage:
• Read and follow use instructions before installation and use of
this system.
• Installation and use must comply with all state and local
plumbing codes.
• Do not install if water pressure exceeds 120 psi (8.2 bar). If your
water pressure exceeds 80 psi, you must install a pressurelimiting valve. Contact a plumbing professional if you are
uncertain how to check your water pressure.
• Do not install where water hammer conditions may occur. If
water hammer conditions exist you must install a water hammer
arrester. Contact a plumbing professional if you are uncertain
how to check for this condition.
• Do not install on hot water supply lines. The maximum operating
water temperature of this filter system is 100º F (38º C).
• Protect filter from freezing. Drain filter when temperatures drop
below 33ºF (0.6ºC).
• The disposable filter cartridge should be replaced every 6
months at the rated capacity, or sooner if a noticeable reduction
in flow rate occurs.
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MWFA Water Filter Cartridge Limited Warranty
Contact us at www.geapplianceparts.com, or call 800.GE.CARES.
For the period of
GE Appliances will replace
Thirty Days
From the date
of the original
purchase
Any part of the water filter cartridge which fails due to a defect in materials
or workmanship during this limited thirty-day warranty.*
What GE Appliances will not cover:
Ŷ Service trips to your home to teach you how to use
the product.
Ŷ Improper installation.
Ŷ Failure of the product if it is abused, misused, used for
other than the intended purpose or used commercially.
Ŷ Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit
breakers.
Ŷ Damage to the product caused by accident, fire,
floods, or acts of God.
Ŷ Incidental or consequential damage caused by
possible defects with this appliance.
EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES
Your sole and exclusive remedy is part exchange as provided in this Limited Warranty. Any implied warranties,
including the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to six months or
the shortest period allowed by law.
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use
within the USA. In Alaska, the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to your home.
For Purchases Made In Iowa: This form must be signed and dated by the buyer and seller prior to the consummation of
this sale.
This form should be retained on file by the seller for a minimum of two years.
Buyer:
Seller:
Name
Name
Address
Address
City
State
Signature
Date
Zip
City
State
Signature
Date
Zip
*If your GE Appliances part fails because of a manufacturing defect within thirty days from the date of original purchase for use, we will give you
a new or, at our option, a rebuilt part without charge. Return the defective part to the parts supplier from whom it was purchased together with a
copy of the “proof of purchase” for the part. If the part is defective and shows no signs of abuse, it will be exchanged. The warranty does not
cover the failure of parts which are damaged while in your possession, are abused, or have been installed improperly. It does not cover the cost
of returning the part to the supplier from whom it was purchased nor does it cover the cost of labor to remove or install it to diagnose the fault. It
does not cover parts used in products in commercial use except in the case of air conditioning equipment. In no event shall GE Appliances be
liable for consequential damages. Warrantor: GE Appliances
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Staple your receipt here. Proof of the original purchase
date is needed to obtain service under the warranty.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives you
specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To know what your legal rights are,
consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General.
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