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Water filter housing keeps breaking

We have replaced the water filter housing 3 times now. It keeps cracking and we don't know why. The last time, we made sure nothing was touching the housing because we feared the kids were cramming junk in the fridge and breaking it. It still cracked. I have decreased the water pressure to it in hopes that might solve the problem - it didn't either. Is the part just made that cheap. I also made sure to not over tighten the screws when installing. Please comment on any help.

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Perhaps your refrigerator is too cold. Place a thermometer inside the fridge near the filter housing and leave it overnight. It should read more than 34°F the next morning. Any lower and the water inside the filter will start to freeze, breaking the housing.

If it's too cold, try raising the temp a couple of degrees. Otherwise, move items away from the vents in back to prevent cold spots.

Good luck !


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