I'm not willing to pay $40 every six months as recommended to filter perfectly good water
Cindy B. • Wichita, KS • August 16, 2014
Appliance: Maytag Ref-SXS/I&W MSD2756GEQ
My Repair & Advice
After purchasing a used Maytag refrigerator, I was very glad to discover the availability of a Water Filter Bypass Plug, in order to avoid purchasing water filters. An order from Appliance Parts Pros resulted in delivery of the plug the very next day, even without expedited shipping! It was installed in seconds rather than minutes.
Ironically when I read the owner's manual, I learn that "your refrigerator was delivered from the factory with a filter bypass in place. The filter cartridge can be found packaged inside the refrigerator." Of course, the bypass was probably thrown away at initial purchase. So, I'm delighted it can be bypassed (for the $15 price of a plug), but feeling that $40 a month for a filter is a bit of a scam, for those of us with good water.