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Kenmore refrigerator leaking at water filter

We just hooked up the water line for our ice maker and filtered water dispenser. when we filled a cup with water, the filter started leaking out of the top. Any ideas?

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Re: kenmore refrigerator leaking at water filter

I am having the same problem, it leaks with a filter and without a filter, I even tried making it really really tight. What else could it be?

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Re: kenmore refrigerator leaking at water filter

Make sure old gasket came of with old filter or make sure it is real tight you should have got a wrench with the refrig.

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