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Filter ejection I have a Kenmore side by side, about 3 years old and the water filter ejects form it's locked position about every 10 to 12 days and I'm on my 3rd filter. The first filter lasted about 2 years and then I started having problems.  The information I have is that they are to last about 400 gallons of water usage and  I can't believe I do 400 gallons in 10 days. HELP KEN

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Sounds like the O ring isn't present on the nipple part of the filter and just for giggeles lets just turn the valve on the water supply valve to the frig. down some just incase you really got some pressure going. Before you install the filter look up into the installation location for possible debris or maybe even and old O ring........Hope it helps this is what I would do.....

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It shoulnt eject they are usally screwed on

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