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Water won't flow from GE Smart Water under-sink RO water filter

GXRM10GBL02 model - Changed all three filters. Reserve tank doesn't seen to fill. After many hours, flow only lasts about 20 seconds. I can hear the trickle of water into the drain from the RO filter.

Did I switch tubing lines when I replaced the Flow Control and screen in the 1/4" tubing from the RO cartridge?

Was I supposed to bleed off air somewhere?


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  • sphilbrook Dec 10, 2008

    Thank you. I'll check it out tonight.

  • captainjct May 19, 2009

    I also have the Ge GXRM10GBL02 model and this is the second one that I have owned. The first one had this same problem and now my second one does as well. It worked fine for a while then suddenly the reserve tank no longer fills. My tank is light and empty when I remove it but there is no pressure adjustment as far as I can tell on my tank. There is only the hose line in and a nut at the bottom of the tank. Not sure what to do aside from take it back again and use a different filter system.


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Disconnect the water pressure tank making sure the end the line hooks up to is open. The tank should be relatively light, and if you shake it you should not hear any water. If you hear water in it, or it feels heavy, that means the bladder inside the tank has failed. Replace the tank with a new one, and set the pressure on the bicycle type valve at 8 PSI before you connect the tank up to the water line.

Posted on Dec 09, 2008

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    Carl Schulzetenberg Dec 14, 2008

    Were you able to find the problem? I think you should have been able to with that info I gave you. Let me know how it turned out please. Hope you were able to do a Fix-Ya for your RO system.

  • tydbowl Aug 28, 2010

    I have the same problem... my tank is light and has no water in it. It has around 10psi in the tank. Is there another issue?


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