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Frozen, broken kenmore fridge water filter

THis last winter, our fridge line froze and the water filter froze and then broke. The end of it, that goes the deepest into the filter housing, broke off inside. Now, we can't get it out and therefore cannot put in a new one. The fridge thinks it has a filter there, so when you turn on the water it just spews out the filter line hole. Any idea how to get this piece out so that we can replace it. It is way in there, and I am assuming it would also need to be turned counter clockwise in order to release it. It is a 1 year old, lovely stainless fridge that now has no water or ice. Please help.
---Leslie

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Hello Leslie176,

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SOURCE: THis last winter, our fridge line froze and the

i would suggest setting it up for a warranty service call to have it fixed or the part replaced

Posted on Jan 24, 2010

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