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What to Do if Water Filter is Damaged or Leaking

What to Do if the KitchenAid Water Filter is Damaged or Leaking?

If you are concerned the water filter may be damaged, there are a few steps you can take to ensure it is functioning correctly.

If the water filter is damaged, do the following:

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


If it’s not damaged, the water filter may need to be reinstalled in order to function correctly. Check and see if the O-Rings are correctly installed in the water filter.

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

If you would like to purchase one of these accessories, you may visit your local retailer or Order Accessories online.


Is your filter marked with Whirlpool or EveryDropTM?

Filters with our Whirlpool or EveryDropTM are Certified Genuine Parts. Please note that the use of 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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