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Samsung replacement water filter

I installed the new water filter cartridge in my Samsung refrig but the alert light is still red.
2 months, 3 weeks ago
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you have to reset the light according to instructions
6 days ago
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Masha
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Press the Alarm for at least 3 seconds after you installed a new water filter. Make sure you turn it to the lock position.
1 month ago
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Luke
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You need to reset the light. There is a button somewhere that you need to press or press and hold to reset the light. Location of button varies.
2 months ago
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Hold down water button for 3+ seconds until the light has reset.
2 months, 2 weeks ago
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After replacing the filter you'll need to reset the Filter Indicator Light by pressing the appropriate button on the control panel. Which button you press varies depending on the Refrigerator model, but many of the current models have the Alarm button assigned for this task, with the words "Hold 3 seconds for Filter Reset" or something similar printed below the button. If you don't see the instructions on the control panel, you can find them in your Refrigerator's User Manual, or if you submit a new question with the model number I'll be happy to let you know which button to press and for how long.

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Ms. Samsung
2 months, 2 weeks ago
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trying to find a water filter for my Samsung fridge model # RF4287

Is the Samsung Ref. water filter replacement # RS4287 the filter that would fit the Samsung RF 4287 ?
3 years ago
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YEs
6 days ago
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This HAF-CIN model water filter (Best Buy sku #9923128) is the correct replacement cartridge for your RF4287 refrigerator.

Thanks for the question,
Ms. Samsung
3 years ago
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Is this compatible with my fridge?

Model # for my fridge is RS261MDRS and the model # of the filter I need to replace is DA29-00020A.
thanks
2 years, 7 months ago
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It was compatible with the refrigerator.
2 weeks ago
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Yes, the HAF-CIN, or Best Buy item #9923128, is the correct replacement filter for the RS261MDRS. The model number of this current replacement is actually DA29-00020B.

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2 years, 7 months ago
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Do you actually NEED this filter?

Do you actually NEED this filter? What happens if you don't replace it? I live in an area with great tap water, and paying 50 bucks every time the light flashes and say "replace" seems unnecessary and costly.
5 months, 2 weeks ago
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I often pondered the same question and the correct answer is NO. You don't have to buy the filter if the local water is great or if you have a water filtration system installed. I just bought it out of instinct. I actually could have saved a little money.
3 weeks ago
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SmartShopper
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My light came on after 10 months or so. I didn't think it was too expensive. Of ccourse, it is going to be more expensive than the tap water, but if you buy filtered water at the store like me it saves lot of trouble and some money, too.
5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Thanks for the question. Samsung recommends maintaining the filtration system in refrigerator models that have it to help prevent damage to the internal water lines that can result from impurities or debris in the water supply. The water dispenser and ice maker are designed to function whether or not a filter is installed, however, so homes with an external filtration or reverse osmosis system would not need to replace the filter regularly.

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5 months, 2 weeks ago
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trying to find water filter for samsung RFG296HD model

2 years, 3 months ago
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I tried the Insignia brand and it did not fit for my refrigerator. The end of the filter is different than the Samsung brand. I ended up purchasing the Samsung brand. The model number for the replacement cartridge is DA29-00020B. This will fit the refrigerator model number RFG297HDRS
1 month, 1 week ago
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theresam
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The replacement water filter for the RFG296HD is model #HAF-CIN, or Best Buy item #9923128.

Thank you,
Ms. Samsung
2 years, 3 months ago
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The manual of my Samsung RFG28MESL refrigerator indicates the HAF-CIN/XME as the proper water filter for the model.

However, I cannot find it with the extension "XME". Wherever I look for a Samsung refrigerator Water filter , I can only find as HAF-CIN. Are these models exactly the same?
1 month, 4 weeks ago
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I believe so. Buy it and try it. If it doesn't fit , you can always return it.
1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Yes, the HAF-CIN and HAF-CIN/XME are the same. The model number you've provided for the refrigerator is not consistent with any current models, but if your refrigerator's manual indicates the HAF-CIN/XME then the HAF-CIN will also fit.

Thanks for choosing Samsung!
Ms. Samsung
1 month, 4 weeks ago
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I have fitted a new filter and it is making a squeeking noise

2 years, 3 months ago
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Shut-off the water supply to the refrigerator, and bleed all the water and air from the refrigerator using the dispenser. Replace filter, and water supply and repeat dispensing water. Noise should stop.
4 months ago
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EbonyNinjaDude
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Since the filter itself has no moving parts, it should not be capable of making a squeaking noise. I would suggest removing it, then reinstalling ensuring it is locked securely in place. Flush the system thoroughly by dispensing 5-6 gallons of water. If the noise persists, it may help to review the articles about different types of noises in the refrigerator troubleshooting guides on Samsung's website. For further assistance, please call 800-SAMSUNG to speak with an agent.

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Ms. Samsung
2 years, 3 months ago
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WHERE CAN I LOCATE THE WATER FILTER ON MY FRIDGE MODEL #RF263BEAESR

4 months, 2 weeks ago
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ang
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at Best Buy or on line.
4 months, 1 week ago
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The water filter in your RF263BEAESR is located between the crisper drawers inside the refrigerator compartment - see attached image. This and other information can also be found in the User Manual, which can be downloaded as a pdf file from Samsung's website.

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Ms. Samsung
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4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Is this model compatiable for my fridge?

The filter I just removed from the fridge and need to replace is model HAF-CIN/EXP and Replacement Cartridge says DA29-00020B. Is this is correct filter?

Thanks!
2 years, 8 months ago
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Samsung only has 2 different filters one is a longer cylinder and the other is smaller. So as long as you know which shape it is you can't get wrong one
5 months ago
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Yes, the HAF-CIN water filter (item #9923128) is the correct replacement filter for other HAF-CIN filters with a model number of DA29-00020B.

- Ms. Samsung
2 years, 8 months ago
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Is this filter for RF263beaesr

6 months ago
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This filter is for RS264, 265, and 267 series. Not sure if it will fit RF.
5 months, 1 week ago
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Rexx1
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Yes, the HAF-CIN filter is the correct replacement cartridge for the Samsung RF263BEAESR Refrigerator.

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6 months ago
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