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Model # HDXR5F4

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Store SKU # 1000991493

Long-Life Exterior In-Line Refrigerator/Ice-Maker Filter

$29.97 /each
  • Universal fit - Fits major brands of refrigerators and ice-makers
  • Easily installs with compression or push-to-connect fittings
  • Filter lasts up to 5 years

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Model # HDXR5F4

Internet # 205459561

Store SKU # 1000991493

This filter is made to last five years and is NSF certified under Ecodyne Water Systems to ensure reduction of sediment as well as chlorine taste and odor. It fits all major brands of refrigerators and ice-makers to provide better tasting water and ice cubes. It is easy to install with a 1/4 in. compression and push-to-connect fittings for plastic or copper water lines.

  • Reduces sediment and chlorine taste and odor
  • Universal fit - fits major brands of refrigerators and ice-makers
  • Lasts up to 5 years
  • Easy to install with a 1/4 in. compression and push-to-connect fittings for plastic or copper water lines
  • NSF certified

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions
Product Depth (in.) 
7.00 
Product Height (in.) 
13.50 
Product Width (in.) 
3.00 
Details
Appliance Type 
Part/Accessory 
Brand compatibility 
Universal 
Compatible Appliance Type 
Refrigerator 
Hardware Included 
Yes 
Refrigerator Type 
Bottom Mount,French Door,Side by Side,Top Mount 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
N/A 

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Filter is marked in and out. Which end gets connected to the water line?

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November 3, 2015
I believe the in gets connected to copper water line and the out gets connected to the refrigerator
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December 17, 2015
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"IN" is for the supply water line and "OUT" goes to your fridge.
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Rosenberg, Texas.
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November 17, 2015
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The "IN" end is connected to the water pipe that comes from the wall outlet.
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GLENDALE, AZ
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November 15, 2015
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In faces the pressure side from the supply in Out goes to refrigerator
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November 15, 2015
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out goes onto the line going into your fridge.
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Arkansas, USA
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November 12, 2015
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The in side should be the water in side, and yes you are right the out side to the refrigerator
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November 6, 2015
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Thank you for your inquiry. Correct, the "in" end should be connected to your water line and the "out" end should be connected to your refrigerator.
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November 5, 2015
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Hi Jeanette,
The in line attaches to the water source the out line attaches to the refrigerator water inlet.
Mike
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Will this work on a hot water line to a dishwasher?

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Chester, NJ
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April 27, 2016
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Definitely wouldn't put this in a hot water line. You could contact the mfr and ask, but I cannot imagine that it is for anything other than drinking water
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Boca Raton, FL
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December 6, 2015
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Typically, these filters are made for cold water lines, since that is what goes to the refrigerator. They probably make a hot water version, but you would have to check.
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November 17, 2015
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It is not intended for hot water: rather, for fridge to get cold water or ice maker.
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November 15, 2015
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NO! Do not use on hot water!
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Arkansas, USA
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November 12, 2015
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This filter is rated for up to 100 degree temps, so don't think it would be the best idea. When I lived in AZ where city water tastes better if filtered I used a whole house sediment filter on the line to the dishwasher and never had any problems
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September 30, 2015
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The Long-Life Exterior In-Line Refrigerator/Ice-Maker Filter is to be supplied with only cold water. Please refer to the performance data sheet to see the specific temperature range. The performance data sheet is included with system purchase, otherwise please call customer service at 1-800-247-1087 to receive a new copy.
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This will eliminate "UFOs" in my water?

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July 26, 2015
After the ice melts I notice a lot of little, white, bits floating in my water. Since the description say it treats sediment, can I assume it will take care of the floaters? I really like the idea of not replacing a filter every 6 months and hope this will do the job.
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Yes it should. If you are getting UFO's then either you have water with a lot of sediment or your existing cartridge filter needs to be changed. The changing intervals of your cartridge filter is based on a counter. The fridge does not take a water sample to determine if the cartridge needs to be changed sooner or later. If you are seeing floaters than it is time to change your cartridge filter. This Read More
Yes it should. If you are getting UFO's then either you have water with a lot of sediment or your existing cartridge filter needs to be changed. The changing intervals of your cartridge filter is based on a counter. The fridge does not take a water sample to determine if the cartridge needs to be changed sooner or later. If you are seeing floaters than it is time to change your cartridge filter. This holds true for any fridge. Read Less
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Yes, I have nothing in my water or ice.
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Yes should be good to go
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Answer to my question: after installing this inline on my icemaker, it eliminated the problem.
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It's a filter. It will remove visible particles only if they originate before the filter.
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What is the rating in gallons of water that this filter will treat?

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The packaging states this filter may last up to 5 years. However the number of gallons it may treat is not listed. Can you provide the number of gallons this filter is rated to treat?
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Regardless of how many gallons of water this filter will treat you should ultimately go by how clear/clean the water is. If you start seeing UFO's or "Floaters" then it is time to change your filter. A family of 6 or 7 will use more water than a family of 3 therefore the filter might need to be changed sooner. Do not always rely on the indicator light inside your fridge. The changing intervals is based Read More
Regardless of how many gallons of water this filter will treat you should ultimately go by how clear/clean the water is. If you start seeing UFO's or "Floaters" then it is time to change your filter. A family of 6 or 7 will use more water than a family of 3 therefore the filter might need to be changed sooner. Do not always rely on the indicator light inside your fridge. The changing intervals is based on a counter. The fridge or any fridge for that matter does not take a water sample to determine if the filter cartridge needs to be changed sooner or later. So the information on the package stating 5 years of use is only a guideline. Put a date on this filter when you first use it to help you determine how long it lasts. Leave the filter cartridge inside the fridge alone. When the red light comes on just reset it until you start seeing "Floaters" or UFO's or the taste changes. This is when you should change the filter. ANY filter. Read Less
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5000 Gallons
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I believe it is about 7500 gal. as average water use is like 1500 gal per year (if I remember right )
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i think it can be good up to 1000 gallons
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June 5, 2015
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This filter is tested to treat 1500 gallons per year, lasting 5 years for a total of 7500 gallons.
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 32 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Long-lasting This filter reduces the hassle of having to go out and buy new filters for your refrigerator every 6 months. This one will last five years. My current refrigerator did not have a water filter for the ice maker/water dispenser, so I had added a filter to the back of the refrigerator. Now with this new filter, I can change once and have it last five years and save money and time on future replacements. This particular filter will fit ANY water appliance as long as you connect it on the external water supply line. I had 2 braided stainless steel water lines with 1/4" connectors on the ends. So I just unscrewed the old filter, and screwed on the new filter. It also allows you to install the filter using 1/4" plastic water tubing. Remove the adapters and insert the tubing. Overall, good directions in the package AND on the filter. The filter is also marked with "IN" and "OUT" although it was hard to read. Be sure to write the date on your filter. There was no place to do this, so I just wrote it on the side. Also, I had to use some wire to hang my filter from the back of the fridge; it does not come with any mounting bracket. While the filter says it will last five years, it did not indicate its capacity in gallons. Some filters of this type will have a rating of 20,000 gallons; I am not sure about this one. A rating is important because the filter will really only last for a certain amount of usage which on average will be five years. Save yourself some cash; install this five year filter. April 12, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy Installation and Cheaper Alternative This is a cheaper alternative than replacing the GE filter (Model: MWF) located in the refrigerator cabinet. (The refrigerator came with a "cap" to replace the OEM filter when not used.) After Installing the 1/4-inch water supply, the valve was opened to flush the filter and purge air. Once flushed the outlet water was connected and the filter was simply mounted on a band clamp using an existing screw on the back of the refrigerator. Total installation time took roughly three minutes. January 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Beats Many other Filters , because it lasts 5 years There is no wonder to me that this has about 4.6 stars by over 30 reviewers. This is a 'best buy.' This filter is easy to install into any fridge water line.. which will be your typical 1/4 tubing in either plastic or braided, which goes into the rear of your fridge. This filter allows for taste-free ice and helps ensure purified water. I've used other residential types which only last 6 months. This type is more like commercial grade, & lasts 5 years. It's price is not too crazy, as compared to other filter systems. May 19, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by A long life external filter, installed in 5 seconds. This long life external HDX filter can be installed in 5 seconds; just cut the 1/4 inch inline tube, and connect it on either sides of the in line filter. This filter is made to last five years and is certified by the NSF to ensure reduction of sediment as well as chlorine taste and odor. It also comes with a set of brass connectors, which can be used to connect other inline tubes for different type of refrigerators I installed it, tested it for leaks and the taste of water. No leaks, and the taste of water is excellant. The water pressure is normal as before. This is an excellent product which has 5 years of life, where as the pre-installed filter in the fridge is only about 6 months. November 17, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Exceptional Easy install. Just one trip to my local Home Depot for parts ( 1/4in.Compression Fittings). Secured the filter to a copper pipe with 2 cable ties. The cartridge is super light even when filled with water. See photos. It never gets below freezing where I live so I did not have to worry about water freezing. Both ends of the filter are marked "IN" and "OUT". In is for the supply water and out goes to the fridge. After hook up I ran about a gallon of water through the fridge to purge the line of air and sediment. The water tastes great and there are no UFO's. I will leave my existing filter alone and when the red light comes on to change the filter I will just reset it. I put a date on the filter to remind me when to change it. We are only a family of 3 so this filter should last longer than 5 years December 17, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Crystal clear ice I was completely grossed out with how my ice looked after either doing plumbing work or the fire department flushed the hydrant out front. The ice being made would plop into the ice tray, a nice yellow color... DISGUSTING! With this exterior filter I do not need to worry about that anymore, I hope. Time will tell, but it looks good so far. The ice is looking as clear as ever. The filter is directional & has the "in" & "out" sides labeled on the filter. Installation took maybe 15 minutes at the most, 10 of which was flushing the filter for 10 minutes as the instructions stated. It has compression connections available as well as push-to-connect fittings. I used both, insane right? I installed a new shutoff & used PEX from there to the filter, then connected the filter to the already existing copper line that was connected to the freezer. I have not had any leaks from either connection. Now, along with being a snob about my filtered drinking water, I can be a snob about my filtered ice cubes! I love it! January 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy to Install, Great Volume We usually have to replace our filter unit about every six-months. This filter states it is good for five-years which will save us a lot of money. We always write the date installed on the filter unit (helps to remember the install date). It took a few minutes for all of the air to completely work out of the new filter. The water came out clean from the beginning; but we ran several glasses through to clean out any fine debris. The water tastes great from this filter...so good so far. November 15, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Perfect solution Quick and easy to install using tubing from a ice maker kit. April 27, 2016
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