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PartSelect Number PS503627
Manufacturer's Number: WFCB The PureSourcePlus filter fits refrigerators made before 2001, and Kenmore refrigerators with model numbers starting with 253. This filter has white ends, while the PS503619 has blue ends. May require the PS428513 wrench or PS428532 O-ring. Filters for: Taste and odor Sediment 99.3% of Lead 99.99% of Cysts 99.7% of Turbidity 99.8% of Particulates (Class I) 94.9% of Atrazine (a herbicide) 94.2% of 2,4-D (a herbicide) 97.8% of Chlorine (Class I) 87.5% of Toxaphene (a pesticide)
This part works with the following brands: Frigidaire, Gibson, Kelvinator, Kenmore, Tappan & White-Westinghouse.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
After sitting in a cold refrigerator for year after year, plastic becomes brittle and breaks. This is what started happening to my shelves and door bins. The problem a lot of times is getting the right part since some of the parts do not have numbers. This website gives a accurate description and best of all photos on an inch grid, so I can measure what I have and find what I need. This time everything was perfect and fit easily. took no time and just like that I have almost double the space again. Funny how that works. Once before I didn't get the right piece so just pay attention to the dimensions.
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I turned the cap for the old filter and pulled it out . Then I put in the new one in and turned the cap to secure it in frig.
I removed the top shelf in the fridge. I then unscrewed the cover to the water filter and pulled the filter cartridge down into the cover. Keep the cover upright as there may be some water in it. I carried it to the sink. I took the new cartridge and ran water through it from the sink, then set it in the cover and took it to the fridge. I pushed the cartridge up into the space that I removed the old one from and screwed the cover back on. Then I took an empty pitcher and filled it from the water dispenser in the fridge door. I did this three times to charge the filter and remove charcoal dust. Water tastes great now. I ordered two filters so I would ony have to buy once a year. Great site to order the filters from. Cheaper than other sources and delivery was quick.
It was really easy. All you have to do is twist the old filter out, stick in the new one and twist!
First i killed the power and water supply to fridge. Then i removed all the racks in freezer and the 1/4" screws for rack supports with nut driver. Next i removed the evaporator cover 1/4" screws to gain access. Then i removed the the 1/4" screw that holds the evaporator at the bottom and moved the evaporator outward to remove the heater element. Then i installed new heater element from the bottom of the evaporator making sure it was in the center of the evap coils.Next i replaced the defrost thermostat cutting the old wires. Then stripped and crimpped the new thermostat in place making sure of the same installed postion as removed.Next i replaced the defrost timer located at the bottom left using philips head screw driver.Next i replaced the water filter by turning it counterclockwise to remove. Then restored power and water supply. Next i tested the heater element by turning the dial on the defrost timer clockwise until it clicked and watched the element glow.Then waited for the deforst thermostat to shut off the heater. Finally i checked the evaporator drain iin the back of fridge for blockage and cleaned out completely.Repairs successful fridge good as new.
I removed the filter casing containing the casing, removed the filter and replaced it with the new filter and screwed the casing in place tightening with the wrench.. It took less than 5 minutes and was the easiest replacement Ive ever done.
To simple to explain. I was very happy with my parts and prompt service,,
this repair was easy.just screw off the cap and the filter is inside and put new filter in the cap and replace.that is all there was to it and i was glad i could do it myself.
Removed, the drip panRemoved the screws holding the ice/water dispenser in place.Pulled up on the ice/water dispenser to remove it from the door.Removed the screws for the broken actuator (noting the location of the spring) and removed the actuator.Reinstalled the new actuator making sure the spring is in the proper location.Replaced all screws in reverse order.
I didn't know where to go to get the filter, so I went to Parts Select.com, they had the filter in stock. I placed the order and when I received the part (in about 4 days) I was able to get it put in & working in about 15 minutes. The water from the dispensor & the ice cubes taste a lot better. Now that I know where to get parts I won't wait that long to change out the water filter.
I had to replace this unit after a repair by the local appliance repairman. The thermostat/ damper control failed and the refrigerator section of a side by side froze up.As far as installing this unit it goes as follows.1.) You may want to turn off the water supply to the unit just as a safety.2.) Remove the two screws holding the unit to the back of the refrigerator.3.) Disconnect the two lines noting which one goes where. A simple pulling of the hose connection sleeve ( pull toward the hose ) will release the hose's4.) Reverse the process and turn the water back on. Check for any leaks and re-attach to the back wall.
I removed the cover from the handle by sliding the top one up and the bottom one down (as opposed to snapping it off). Then I removed the screws that held the old handle in place, put the new one in place and screwed it down.
The untwisted the water filter took out the old water filter and replaced it with the new one and twisted the cover back on. it was very easy to do and now the water tastes very fresh :) thank you
First I took both bolts off of the housing (holds filter) and removed two hoses by holding elbow vavle in while pulling hoses. Did the reverse to replace. The trick was knowing how to remove the elbow valves. Second there was still water leaking under the fridge, discovered it was the water inlet valve underneath. Ordered that part.
Used pliers to remove filter.
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