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Fridge water filter replaced now flows very, very slow

I just changed my filter in my Kenmore fridge. At first the water was flowing strong, then it sputtered and stopped. After holding it down for a few minutes it sputtered some more and started to slowly flow. Now it is a steady stream of VERY slow. Very small slow stream of water. Would take 30 minutes to fill a glass. Any suggestions?

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Hi .. first I would try and eliminate the filter as the problem. Remove the filter and try the water again. If the water flows strong, then the filter is the problem. If the water stills sputters and is low flow, then there is a partial blockage in the internal tubing , or a problem with the supply. If you roll the fridge out to get at the suppl. you could shut it off and disconnect the supply tube from the fridge, then turn the water on slowly to check the flow at the supply. If the flow is good there , then the blockage is internal.

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