Make sure you orient it correctly. I saw your post before I attempted to remove my glued in RFID chip on my recently acquired bypass cartridge. I have the same problem as the July 10, 2017 comment by Petersticks. Using only high-grade coconut carbon blocks to absorb bad containment. It sputtered but water came out. This would require a service call to correct. Both of us would be able to use the chips with any generic RPWF filter saving both of us money for no more than the cost of a postage stamp and envelope. Since they are not food or medicine or a child’s toy, I’m guessing there is zero over-site on the manufacturing process. Thanks! Unprecedented issue… I followed the instructions pretty much perfect and I think the chip is undamaged. That is, say to heck with these overpriced name brand filters and get a generic one for half the price. Maybe the chips on the actual filter aren’t glued on so tight! Select models use radio frequency identification (RFID) to detect leaks and monitor filter status. RPWFE3PK $ 149.75 Shabbos Keeper. I called, after wasting ten minutes with them collecting marketing info, they proceed to tell me my year old refrig is out of warranty and they won’t send the part. Got them from Amazon. Copyright © 2007-2020 groovyPost™ LLC | All Rights Reserved. Daily 8am-10pm EST. Amazon.com Price updated on 2021-01-05 - We may earn a commission for purchases using our links: more info. Compatible Models: GE RPWF, CFE28TSHSS, CWE23SSHSS, … If your refrigerator has a water filter, try replacing your water filter. I suppose I didn’t need the “E” filter I previously bought and installed. GE RPWF Premium Water Filter helps removing harmful contaminants that may be found in tap water and delivers clean, great tasting water and ice through your GE refrigerator water dispenser. I then put the bypass back in and shut it. These Waterdrop WD-RPWF filters were even less expensive when I bought them. My fridge now just says “Not filtering water” in little letters when it’s dispensing. Absolutely correct. Get it as soon as Tue, Feb 18. (Just like juicero, Keurig, inkjet printers, iPhone batteries…). View online or download Ge GFE28 series Owner's Manual & Installation Instructions Now the fridge reads bypass and I don’t have to worry about the tag falling off the plastic cover. Great question! Any advice on getting them off in one piece? We’ll have to figure out how to exchange contact info. I am using generic filters and with each replacement manually removing the chip from the original filter that came with my refrigerator and taping it to the replacement filter in the same spot, … I followed your instructions and got the chip from the plug taped exactly on the inside of the frig and then put the plug in just to make sure my “permanent” chip worked and bingo< like a charm. AFAIK they are even cheaper! There has to be a way to hack this thing. Provides 6 months or 300 gallons of refreshing water. Right? I have a few ready to go. Be sure to mechanically protect the RFID chip when mailing. :-). I have hacked my fridge. Check on the back of the filter for the ID chip. For service, please schedule an appointment with GE Appliances Factory Service. After resetting the light, run the water dispenser for three minutes to clear any air and contaminants from the water system. Step 1: Purchase generic RPWF filters But you are correct, something might have changed like additional ID embedded in the white plastic or??? When it finally comes time to replace the filter (mean like after I actually used it more than a dozen times), I wonder if I can replace the filter with a non-GE generic one, and simply re-use the old, original, GE filter’s RFID chip? Can probably order another one from the bypass and you think American, but i was part of the RPWFE. 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