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Product Help | KitchenAid

Leaking from the Filter Area - Refrigerator

Possible Solutions

Was the filter correctly installed? 

If the water filter was not installed correctly, it could cause the refrigerator to leak, from the filter area. Please remove the filter and try installing again.

CLICK HERE for additional information on how to install your water filter. 

CLICK HERE if the water filter is stuck and you are unable to remove it

NOTE: If your water filter is located below the crisper drawer, make sure the water filter is locked into place and the arrows are aligned. 

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Is the water filter damaged? 

Remove the filter and inspect it for cracks or damage. If the filter is cracked or damaged, replace the filter with a new one.

Are the O-Rings correctly installed on the filter? 

Be sure the O-rings are still in place. If the O-rings are damaged or missing replace the filter.

Is your filter marked with KitchenAid or EveryDropTM

Filters with KitchenAid or EveryDropTM are Certified Genuine Parts. Please note that the use of a Certified Genuine filter is recommended for maximum refrigerator performance.

To purchase water filters, visit Their filter selection tool will help you identify the right filter for your refrigerator or icemaker.

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