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Water filter housing leak

Replaced water filter, now water leaks from the filter housing. This happens with the new filter, the old filter, and no filter at all. I tried putting teflon tape on the new filter, but it didn't help. Perhaps the filter housing is cracked? How hard or easy is replacing this?

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  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    My Estate (Whirlpool) filter housing started leaking suddenly while dispensing water. I removed & inspected the filter VERY closely (good lighting & magnifying glass), found no reason for leakage, then reinserted it a number of times. Nothing helped until I repalced the filter cartridge. In this case, a BRITA replacement cartridge worked fine.

  • gisellemadri
    gisellemadri May 16, 2012

    i still have that problem

  • Joel Miller
    Joel Miller Jul 14, 2014

    Same thing had same water filter in Estate Whirpool for 5 years. Started leaking. I replaced filter with new cartridge , stopped leaking.39.99 repair. I will change filter every year now...

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Leak just stopped on its own. No idea why.

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