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Hi, I have a KitchenAid KSSS48QDX05 refrigerator. I am no longer getting water at the door or to ice maker. I am thinking the cause is a clogged water filter (ten years old, has never been changed). Could it be something else? In any case, I want to replace the water filter. Will I have to pull out the whole unit to get at this filter? I removed top and bottom grills, and no filter or water is visible. Thanks.

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There is no filter on your refrigerator. I suspect the valve is bad. It is located behind the lower kick plate and is easily replaced.

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