Water Filter Troubleshooting
Water filters will usually work without any problems for many years on end, especially if you observe the maintenance requirements laid down by the manufacturer. Periodic maintenance is a key factor in ensuring that your water filter is in top shape and does what it’s supposed to – remove contaminants to the best of its abilities.
Failing to replace your water filter system’s filter cartridges can lead to a series of water filter malfunctions and can potentially endanger the health of your family since your filter will no longer be able to remove contaminants, or even worse, contaminants trapped in the filter cartridge can wash back into your drinking water.
Most water filter issues will usually appear when the water filter system is not regularly maintained or not maintained at all. But lack of maintenance is not the only factor that can interfere with the faultless operation of your water filter – a filter and water type mismatch can also cause water filter operation issues.
Our guide for troubleshooting water filter issues covers the most common problems that you may encounter while using a water filter. In no particular order, here are the most common water filter problems, possible causes, and some easy solutions: