With this whirlpool filter you will automatically taste and smell the difference in your water.
Chlorine among other unwanted elements is removed from your refrigerator water instantly.
But even though it does remove a few contaminants, there are filters on the market that can remove more contaminants.
Installation is easy and can be done by anyone in less than 2 minutes.
You will find that one of these filters will cost roughly $45 from a whirlpool dealer. But if you look online you will find this filter for less than $30 and even cheaper if you purchase 2 or 3 in a pack.
This Whirlpool fridge filter has a 5 gallon per minute flow rate and a 200 gallon capacity. The 200 gallons is lower than most refrigerator filters. The standard is 300 gallons , so Whirlpool's 200 gallons should last only 4 months for the average family.
Another downside is the cost. This filter cost a little more than the other two whirlpool refrigerator filters.
But the Whirlpool 8171413 KitchenAid fridge filter has been known to last longer than the traditional four (4) months.
As far as prices go, Whirlpool has some of the best prices on the market. If you own a Whirlpool refrigerator, then you are more likely to buy a Whirlpool refrigerator filter.
For the person who owns another brand refrigerator, if money is an issue you will buy a Whirlpool fridge filter without thinking twice. On the other hand, someone who is looking for a long lasting filter that removes many impurities may want to look at other brands as well.
For the most part, Whirlpool is a good affordable, refrigerator filter.