Introduction

This guide will show an individual how to replace the water filter in the Keurig K40. This will require access to a screwdriver.

Parts

No parts required.

Flip the device on its side so that the metal faces you. Begin by unscrewing the five 1.5mm bottom screws with a #0 phillips head screwdriver.
  • Flip the device on its side so that the metal faces you.

  • Begin by unscrewing the five 1.5mm bottom screws with a #0 phillips head screwdriver.

Once the base is unscrewed, remove the base from the plastic wedges used to hold it in place. The wires do not need to be cut as this repair will not harm or use them.
  • Once the base is unscrewed, remove the base from the plastic wedges used to hold it in place.

  • The wires do not need to be cut as this repair will not harm or use them.

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Using a size 0 Philips head screwdriver, remove two 1.2mm screws that hold the filter in place. Pull the pump back to remove it from the slot it was in.
  • Using a size 0 Philips head screwdriver, remove two 1.2mm screws that hold the filter in place.

  • Pull the pump back to remove it from the slot it was in.

Grip where the filter and the flow line connect and pull apart until they are separated.
  • Grip where the filter and the flow line connect and pull apart until they are separated.

  • Clean or obtain a new filter and put back together. This is done by repeating the steps in reverse, putting the device back together.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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Where do you obtain a new filter?

Anthony Montoya - Reply

I have the same question as Anthony. Every Keurig filter I see is the charcoal filter that takes 2 seconds to change

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