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GXRM 10 GBL 02 under the sink RO water filter - Replaced all three filters and now water does not fill up the reserve tank. After several hours, the water only flows for about 20 seconds before running out. I can hear the trickly off into the drain from the RO filter. Did I switch lines from the RO filter cartidge when I replaced the Flow Control and screen on the one 1/4" tubing line? Am I supposed to bleed air out somewhere?

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No on the air bleed out, probably so on the water line reversed suspicion

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