The OEM Frigidaire PureSource water filter and aftermarket EcoAqua WFCB-EFF replacement are very similar when it comes to filtering your water. Both filters are able to filter your water of impurities that you shouldn't drink, such as chemicals and dirt. The aftermarket WFCB is a cheaper alternative to the factory original, while still producing similar results. The EcoAqua has the same operating temperature, pressure range, and slightly less filtering capacity as the OEM. The main difference between the two filters is that the Frigidaire WF1CB holds the Frigidaire brand name and has an NSF/ANSI rating of 42. This means that the filter was tested against NSF/ANSI standards of reducing chlorine odor and taste in the water. Both models are guaranteed to fit in any refrigerator model that uses the WF1CB filter and come in a convenient 3-pack that will give you 18 months of filtered water.
Replacement Refrigerator Filters for WF1CB
How To Install The WF1CB Filter:
- Unscrew filter cup by turning gently counterclockwise. Emtpy water in cup
- Pull the old filter straight down and discard
- Place the new filter in the filter cup - with side with O-rings facing up
- Push filter/filter cup assemby into filter head
- Twist assembly clockwise to tighten into housing
- Run water from the dispenser for 3 minutes (about 1-1/2 gallons) to clear the system and prevent sputtering
- Press and hold reset water filter button if your fridge has one
- Replace filter every 6 months
The filters below are 100% compatible with part number WF1CB
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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.