Frigidaire Refrigerator Air Filter [How to]

A Frigidaire refrigerator air filter can develop problems and need a replacement, just like the water filter. This article discusses the different air filter problems and their solutions.

Frigidaire PAULTRA2 Pure Air Ultra II Refrigerator Air Filter with Carbon Technology to Absorb Food Odors, 3.8

Does My Frigidaire Refrigerator Have an Air Filter?

Your Frigidaire refrigerator has an air filter. The filter is usually on the door of the unit, right under the bin in the panel on the door.

How to Bypass Water Filter on Frigidaire Refrigerator

To bypass the water filter on a Frigidaire refrigerator, get a bypass plug that fits your Frigidaire refrigerator model.

Locate the filter inside the refrigerator – the exact location will depend on the model. Remove the filter from the housing and remove the two caps that protect the openings on top of it. Then, align the opening into the housing and push the filter bypass until it clicks into the housing.

Use a filter bypass only when you are going to use an external water system. If you are going to use an internal one, a water filter is your best bet.

How to Replace Water Filter on a Frigidaire Refrigerator

To replace the water filter on a Frigidaire refrigerator, take the following steps:

  • Turn off the water supply to the refrigerator. Then, turn off the dispenser and/or ice maker.
  • Locate the old water filter and remove it.
  • Replace it with the new water filter
  • Flush the system to remove air

Read this article for more details on how to take each step.

How Do You Reset the Water Filter on a Frigidaire Refrigerator?

To reset the water filter on a Frigidaire refrigerator is to reset the indicator or light Find the reset button on the control panel and press it. Hold it until the indicator flashes and goes off.

The indicator comes on whenever the water filter is due for a change. When you replace the filter, it is important to reset the light so it does not keep blinking. And if you reset the light without replacing the filter, it will come on again after some time.

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How Do You Change the Air Filter on a Frigidaire Refrigerator?

To change the air filter on a Frigidaire refrigerator, do the following:

Step 1

Find the air filter. It is usually under the door bin inside the right door of the refrigerator.

Step 2

Pull out the old air filter like a drawer and dispose of it.

Step 3

Take the new air filter and slide it into the space. Make sure the side of the filter with the open face faces downward.

Step 4

Close the door of the air filter by pushing it firmly until the door locks.

Step 5

Reset the air filter by pressing the button for Air Filter Reset for about 3 seconds. You will find it on the refrigerator’s control panel.

You will know the replacement and reset are successful when the display shows Good in the place of Replace. The light will go off after some time.

Important Notes…

Always use the right water and air filters for your Frigidaire refrigerator type. And if you are not sure the type of filter or the steps to take for your specific model, consult your user manual or contact Frigidaire for assistance.

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