Official Kenmore Elite refrigerator water filters

Kenmore water filters for Kenmore Elite refrigerators are certified by the NSF to remove chlorine taste and odor (NSF standard 42). Many Kenmore Elite water filters also can remove lead and cysts (NSF standard 53), and some have passed additional NSF certification tests and are certified to remove volatile organic compounds, pharmaceuticals and some pesticides (NSF standard 401). Learn more about NSF certification here.

To ensure your water filter can trap all the impurities and contaminants it’s been proven to remove, replace your refrigerator water filter every 6 months. We can send you your Kenmore Pro water filter replacement automatically, so you don’t have to remember to reorder. Simply subscribe during checkout to get a new water filter every 6 or 12 months (you can skip any shipment and can cancel at any time).

Not sure which is the right filter for your refrigerator? Use our Refrigerator Water Filter Finder for help.


What brand is your refrigerator?

Do I need to insert a water filter bypass plug in my refrigerator when I remove the water filter?

When you remove the water filter from some refrigerators, you’ll need to insert a water filter bypass plug in the water filter housing to prevent water leaks. Some water filter systems have an automatic bypass that prevents water from leaking when using the water system with the filter removed. Check your owner’s manual to see if your refrigerator requires a water filter bypass when the filter is removed.

Here are common water filter bypass devices for Kenmore Elite refrigerators.

Which water filter does my Kenmore Elite 111-series refrigerator use?

Kenmore Elite refrigerators that begin with model number 111 use Kenmore water filter 9130 (also known as 04609131000). This filter replaces previous filters 04609131000, 46-1173152-3 and 60199-0006802-00. Filter 9130 fits these Kenmore Elite refrigerator models: 11173315120, 11173332220, 11173312120, 11172699120, 11172692120, 11173319120, 11173335220, 11173339220, and 11172695120.

How do I find the replacement water filter for my Kenmore Elite fridge?

Key the model number of your Kenmore Elite refrigerator into the search box at the top of the page and find the water filter for your fridge listed in the parts list diagram. You can also look up the replacement filter part number in the owner’s manual for your fridge.

Here are the common Kenmore water filters used in Kenmore Elite refrigerators