The OEM Whirlpool and the aftermarket ClearChoice CLCH125 filters all reduce contaminants found in your water, including dirt, chlorine, lead, and other chemicals. The OEM Whirlpool filter has been tested against NSF/ANSI Standard ratings of 42 and 53, meaning it has been certified to reduce contaminants and chlorine in water. The ClearChoice CLCH 125 replacement is an aftermarket replacement filter that has comparable filtering capacity to the OEM, but at a much lower price. The ClearChoice replacement is the lowest priced 4396701 filter we offer and has many of the same features as the OEM. We recommend the ClearChoice brand due to its affordable price and filtering abilities. The primary difference between the OEM and the aftermarket filter is the price and NSF/ANSI Standard certifications, though some non-NSF/ANSI rated filters are still constructed from NSF/ANSI rated parts.
4396701 Refrigerator Water Filters
The Whirlpool water filter 4396701 removes harmful contaminants from your water supply. Don't be stuck drinking dirty water. This refrigerator water filter uses activated carbon filters to reduce particles. Some of these contaminants include lead, chlorine, mercury and minerals. This filter is commonly used in refrigerators made by Whirlpool, KitchenAid and Jenn-Air. There are many alternate part numbers that this item is compatible with. Discountfilters.com offers compatible Whirlpool 4396701 model filters with a few replacement options. You can choose between the EcoAqua Filters EFF-6001A or the Whirlpool original. The OEM 4396701 is the made with genuine parts. The EFF-6001A filter is the less expensive aftermarket alternative. The Whirlpool water filter 4396701 gives your home fresh, healthy, great-tasting water.
How To Install The 4396701 Filter:
- Remove old filter cartridge by grasping and turning clockwise until the filter is released from the filter head
- Slide the filter cartridge cap onto the end of the new filter cartridge (after removing from old cartridge)
- Insert filter into the compartment in the base grille, pushing until it stops
- Rotate the cap clockwise 1/4 turn until it stops and it is in a horizontal position
- Dispense water through the water dispenser for 2 minutes or until the water become clear. This will activate the system while clearing any trapped air in the water line
- Replace filter every 6 months
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NSF/ANSI Standard 42
Filters tested against NSF/ANSI Standard 42 (aesthetic effects) are certified to reduce specific aesthetic or non-health-related contaminants (chlorine, taste and odor, and particulates) that may be present in public or private drinking water. See filter performance data sheet or manufacturer's packaging for details.
NSF/ANSI Standard 53
Filters tested against NSF/ANSI Standard 53 (health effects) are certified to reduce specific health-related contaminants, such as Cryptosporidium, Giardia, lead, volatile organic chemicals (VOCs), MTBE (methyl tertiary-butyl ether), etc., that may be present in public or private drinking water. See filter performance data sheet or manufacturer's packaging for details.
Filters Without NSF/ANSI Ratings
Some filters that are not NSF/ANSI rated are still constructed from NSF/ANSI rated components.