Asked by: Carmelo Intven
asked in category: General Last Updated: 23rd June, 2020

Can you bypass the water filter on a Samsung refrigerator?

Most Samsung water and ice dispensers will work without an AquaPure water filter installed. The water filter housings are designed as rotary valves that allow the water to bypass the water filter whenever there is no filter or the filter is not in the locked position.

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Then, can I bypass my refrigerator water filter?

Refrigerators that use a water filter often include a built-in bypass plug, allowing you to operate the refrigerator without a filter if needed. In these models, the bypass plug is usually installed in the refrigerator compartment. To use the bypass plug, turn your filter counterclockwise until the filter slides out.

One may also ask, how do you bypass a water filtration system? To bypass, close the right and left valves and open the center. Water flows around the filter. The bypass will work without the left valve, but it's best to have both because it allows isolation of the filter completely from the house plumbing if desired.

In respect to this, are refrigerator water filters necessary?

Water and ice dispensers of the refrigerator works best with its filter and allow the constant flow of pure water. Filters remove the debris, minerals and other impurities from water before turning it into ice. Some experts recommend you should change your water filters every six months.

What is a water filter bypass plug?

Refrigerator - Bypass Plug. Many refrigerators have built-in water filters that filter sediment and contaminants from the water to the dispenser and/or the icemaker. If you do not need or want to use the water filter, a bypass plug must be used in place of the filter.

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