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replacing water filter for sub zero BI36U

Posted by djo55 (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 8, 11 at 10:22

Just called an appliance repair and they want $$$ just to replace the filter. I was under the impression that the homeowner could replace this filter. Does anyone have experience with this particular filter? Paying $80 for trip charge and another $89 for install-doesn't include the cost of filter!! Really? Can't find anything on line. HELP!


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RE: replacing water filter for sub zero BI36U

This is a fairly new refrigerator. Owners manual will tell you how.
In the event that you don't have the owners manual, open the grill above the refrigerator, turn the filter 1/4 turn and it removes. Take filter with you to store and replace. Install the filter the opposite way.
This has nothing to do with a repair.

This is extremely easy to replace.


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RE: replacing water filter for sub zero BI36U

"Can't find anything on line."

I found plenty within seconds of copying/pasting your own heading into google box. Is there some reason you can't do this? Nothing in the manual?


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RE: replacing water filter for sub zero BI36U

Update due to new information. If your serial number on your refrigerator is between 4116297 and 4134313, please call SubZero at (800) 222-7820.

1st generation of these refrigerators utilized a push mechanism to attach the filter. This is being phased out and new units are like I mentioned above.
Yours will need to be converted and SubZero will do this at no charge but you need to coordinate through them, not just any service place.


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