Whirlpool 4396701 PUR Refrigerator Water Filter

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List Price: $34.99 Our Price: $27.95 Save: $7.04!
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Replace every 6 months
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The 4396701 has been discontinued and replaced with new, improved EDR6D1. The EDR6D1 will fit any refrigerator that currently uses the 4396701.

The genuine OEM Whirlpool / KitchenAid 4396701 Refrigerator Ice & Water Filter replacement fits Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Amana, Jenn-Air, and Kenmore Top-Freezer and Bottom-Freezer refrigerators with a quarter-turn filter located in the grille at the bottom of the fridge.

The Whirlpool 4396701 refrigerator/icemaker water filter replaces the following older part numbers:

Whirlpool / KitchenAid / Maytag / Amana / Jenn-Air
  • 4396701P, 4396701T, 4396702, 4396703, 2301705, 2301706
  • WF-NL120V, WFNL120V, NL120V
  • WF-L120V, WFL120V, L120V
  • WF-LC200V, WFLC200V, LC200V
  • WF-L200V, WFL200V, L200V
  • WF-L200, WFL200, L200
Sears / Kenmore
  • 46-9915, 469915, 9915, 04609915000

*Some Kenmore refrigerators are made by Whirlpool.

  • Filter Life: 6 months or 200 gallons (whichever comes first)
  • Flow Rate: 0.5 gallons per minute
  • Operating Pressure: 30-120 psi
  • Operating Temperature: 33-100 °F
  • Filter Size: 9-1/2" (Length) x 1-5/8" (Diameter)
  • Country of Origin: Mexico

Contaminant Reduction

The Whirlpool 4396701 filter cartridge replacement is tested and certified by NSF International to meet or exceed NSF/ANSI Standards 42 and 53 for the reduction of:
  • 75.0% of Chlorine
  • 99.35% of Lead at pH 6.5
  • 99.31% of Lead at pH 8.5
  • 96.70% of Mercury at pH 6.5
  • 91.20% of Mercury at pH 8.5
  • 99.99% of Cysts
  • 99.0% of Particulates (Class III)
  • 99.30% of Turbidity
  • 99.93% of Asbestos
  • 96.30% of Benzene
  • 99.70% of P-Dichlorobenzene
  • 85.60% of Atrazine
  • 92.96% of Toxaphene
  • 93.06% of 2,4-D
How to Replace the Whirlpool 4396701 Filter (see the video)
  • Twist the used filter counterclockwise 1/4 turn and pull the filter straight out (The water shuts off automatically so you don’t have to worry about flooding your refrigerator)
  • Remove the reusable color-keyed knob from the end and discard the used filter
  • Slide the knob onto the end of the new filter
  • Push the filter straight into the fridge and twist it clockwise 1/4 turn
  • If your refrigerator has a “Change Filter“ light, reset it
How to Reset the "Change Filter" Light
  • Press the light switch (the one that the refrigerator door presses every time you close the door) 5 times within 10 seconds
  • If the refrigerator has a filter button, press and hold it for 5-10 seconds
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Whirlpool 4396701
Whirlpool 4396701
$27.95 NSF 42 & 53
This genuine Whirlpool filter delivers professional quality, construction, and packaging. If you care about quality, we would recommend this filter.
Aquarius AWF-4396701
Aquarius AWF-4396701
$13.49 NSF 42 by WQA
Aquarius AWF-4396701 is a quality, compatible filter for the Whirlpool 4396701. Unlike other compatible filters, the Aquarius filter is tested and certified by WQA (Water Quality Association) to meet NSF/ANSI Standard 42 for material requirements, so you can be assured of its quality. Independent laboratory testing is conducted regularly and the Aquarius filter is proven to perform just as well or better than the OEM filter. We would highly recommend this alternative filter.