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Where is the 'water inlet valve' located in a kitchen aid refridgerator #kfis20xvbl2

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your KitchenAid is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

5 yrs 3kfis20xvbl2

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes i miss type the model #kfis20xvbl2

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I have looked at the back of the unit and removed the bottom plate and did not see rhe inlet valve also in the iside of the unit there is a panel on the rear wall below the water filter gartridge holder i took that panel ouy and alas no valve please excuse my typing

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Hello sorry to hear you are having trouble, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

There are two inlet valves a single valve on the back that feeds the water to the water filter and then a dual valve that feeds the water to the ice maker and dispenser after going through the filter, the dual valve inside the refrigerator is the one that always goes out. Below is a video showing how to access that dual water valve.

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