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The water dispenser has a low flow and the filter has been changed recently?

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You need to try another filter before looking for a fault. If still blocking, switch water off then unscrew "filter holding bracket" 2 pipes connected. one from the water supply and the other to the to the dispencer. Open the water pressure and inspect the rate that the water flows.from the supply. If satisfactory, try and connect the one pipe to the other and retry water pressure. if not strong, problem is in second section of pipe. Rectify.

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