Replacing the water filter in your LG fridge is an essential maintenance task that shouldn’t be overlooked. LG refrigerator water filters remove residue and impurities from water that can affect the water’s taste, smell and healthfulness. To ensure your LG water filter can trap all the impurities and contaminants, replace the filter every 6 months.
You’ll find the LG water filter in the top left or right corner of the refrigerator compartment of many refrigerators (whether you have a French-door, side-by-side or top-mount refrigerator). The [LG LT800P water filter](https://www.searspartsdirect.com/product/1gtvcmnqd7-0046-795/id-adq73613401) is located behind a left-side door bin in some French-door fridges.
Read on to find out how to replace the water filter in your LG refrigerator.
How do I replace the water filter in the door of my LG French-door refrigerator?
Follow these steps to replace the LT800P or LT1000P water filter in the door of your LG French-door refrigerator:
Lift up and pull out the bottom door bin on the left-side door.
Swing the bottom of the water filter out of the housing.
Twist the water filter to the left (counterclockwise) and pull the filter out.
Push the new filter into the water filter head and rotate it to the right (clockwise) to lock it in place.
Swing the bottom of the water filter into the housing.
Reinstall the bottom door bin.
Purge air and residue from water lines and the filter by running 2 gallons of water through the refrigerator water dispenser.
Reset the water filter reminder light.
How do I replace the water filter in the top of my LG refrigerator?
LG Refrigerator Water Filter LT500P part number ADQ72910911
To replace the LT500P water filter cartridge that is installed in the vertical position in the top left or right corner of the refrigerator section inside an LG fridge, follow these steps:
Remove the top refrigerator shelf below the water filter if necessary to remove the filter.
If necessary to access the water filter in your refrigerator model, remove the lamp cover by pressing the tab under the cover and pulling cover to the front.
Turn the filter cartridge to the left ¼ turn. Pull the filter out of the housing.
Insert the two tabs on the new filter’s tip into the two slots in the refrigerator filter receptacle. You should feel the filter entering completely. Turn the filter to the right a quarter turn to the right to lock it into place. The locked symbol will line up with the indicator arrow when the filter is properly installed.
Replace the lamp cover and top shelf if you removed them to install the new water filter.
Run 1 gallon of water through the refrigerator water dispenser to purge air and residue from the water filter and refrigerator water system.
Reset the water filter reminder light if your model has one on the control.
LT600P Refrigerator Water Filter part number 5231JA2006F
Replacing the LT600P refrigerator water filter is simple. Just twist the filter ¼ turn to the left and pull it out of the filter housing. Align the new water filter cartridge with its knob in the vertical position and push it into the housing. Rotate the filter ¼ turn to the right to lock it place. Run water through the water dispenser for 3 minutes to purge air and residue from the filter and the refrigerator’s water system. Reset the water filter replacement reminder light.
View our How to replace twist-to-remove refrigerator water filters video to learn more about replacing the LT600P water filter in your LG fridge.
LT700P Water Filter part number ADQ36006101 and LT800P Water Filter part number ADQ73613401
You’ll find the LT700P refrigerator water filter inside a covered water filter housing at the top of the refrigerator section in your LG fridge. You’ll also find the LT800P water filter in the same place at the top of LG side-by-side refrigerators. Follow these steps to replace the LT700P or ST800P filter:
Release the catch and open the water filter housing cover.
Pull the water filter downward until it stops. The filter hinges downward on the water filter head.
Pull the filter straight out of the water filter housing head.
Align the new filter’s tabs with the slots in the water filter housing head and push the new filter into the head until it stops.
Push the filter up into the housing and close the water filter housing cover.
Reset the water filter reminder light.
Run 2 gallons of water through the refrigerator’s water dispenser to purge air and residue from the filter and refrigerator water lines.
See our How to replace pull-down refrigerator water filters video for more tips and help on replacing the LT700P or LT800P water filter in your LG fridge.
LG LT1000P Refrigerator Water Filter part number AGF80300704
The LT1000P refrigerator water filter will be in the same place as the above filter for side-by-side LG fridges. Follow the same steps as described above but rotate the filter to the left ¼ turn to remove the filter and rotate the filter ¼ turn to the right to install the filter.
Replacing the water filter in your LG refrigerator every six months will ensure that you get safe, great-tasting drinking water and ice from your fridge. Your refrigerator water filter becomes less efficient over time, as it traps more and more impurities. As the water filter fills with impurities, you might notice that water flow is slowing. Changing your water filter every 6 months ensures that you get filtered water that tastes and smells good. Subscribe during checkout to get a new Samsung water filter every 6 months (you can skip any shipment and can cancel at any time).