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Buy Samsung Refrigerator Filter Replacements - How to install Samsung Refrigerator Water Filters

Updated on June 7, 2011

When to replace - Samsung Refrigerator Filter

Replace your Samsung Refrigerator Filter every 6 months or every 500 gallons filtered.

All newer models of Samsung Refrigerators feature a filter replacement icon that will notify you when it is time for a replacement filter. When the icon turns orange, you know you are nearing time for a change. When it is red, its time for the change.It is not wise to continue using your Samsung water filtration system after the water filter signal has been activated, or after you see particulates in the water.

The replacement process for Samsung refrigerator filters is as easy as it gets, a simple turn to the left will loosen and release the cartridge the you can simply screw in the new Samsung filter cartridge. You know it is locked in when the appropriate symbols match up on the cartridge and filter holder on your Samsung Refrigerator.

If water pressure creates difficulty in removing the cartridge, simply remove your freezer shelves to provide more room to pull harder on the cartridge.

Your Samsung Refrigerator will most likely* accept one of three possible refrigerator filters:

  • HAFCU1Water Filter
  • HAFCNWater Filter
  • HAF-CINWater Filter

Direct from Samsung these filters cost between $39 -$49 , but at eBay or Amazon you can get the same product for around $20 less!

*older models may accept different filters which are also available below: confirm your model number in your user manual or on the actual filter

How to Replace Water Filter

Samsung Refrigerator Filters
Samsung Refrigerator Filters

Which Samsung Filter is Compatible with my Fridge?

The first and easiest way to figure out your replacement filter is to simply read the model number on your existing water filter once the icon becomes orange.

Second you can check your user manual or compare your filter with the 3 distinct shapes featured, but this general guide may assist you also:

HAFCN Water Filter for Samsung Refrigerators

HAFCN/XAA

Side by Side models with user accessible filtration systems

HAFCU1 Water Filter for Samsung Refrigerators

HAFCU1/XAA

Samsung French door and side-by-side refrigerators with filter access inside the refrigerator

HAF-CIN Water Filter for Samsung Refrigerators

HAF-CIN/EXP

French door style refrigerators



How to replace your Samsung Refrigerator Filter

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    • Sufidreamer profile image

      Sufidreamer 

      8 years ago from Sparti, Greece

      Some very useful advice there, Sunforged - the price of these filters certainly mounts up over time, so any money saving tips are always useful in difficult economic times!

    • Boomer60 profile image

      Boomer60 

      8 years ago

      My kids just had to replace their refrigerator filter. They were very surprised to say the least at how much they cost. I'll have to direct them to the right source next time.

    • prettydarkhorse profile image

      prettydarkhorse 

      8 years ago from US

      Useful, at least there are three options -- filters, Maita

    • Hello, hello, profile image

      Hello, hello, 

      8 years ago from London, UK

      Great help and good advice.

    • IzzyM profile image

      IzzyM 

      8 years ago from UK

      This will be a great resource to companies I would imagine:)

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      Charles Fox 

      8 years ago from United Kingdom

      Just popped by to "like" and "useful".

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