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Wirlpool fridge leaking from filter

I have a wirlpool estate fridge with a front loading filter down on the bottom of the unit. it is leakng all over the floor. it looks to be leaking from the area where the two hoses go into the back of the filter. could it be that the filter is just clogged and needs replacing or is the problem probrably in the housing

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  • javajava Apr 26, 2008

    leaking not from the lines going in or out of filter but at rear filter dripping constatntly filling tray flooding can remove filter no problem no leaks does filt

    \er need replacement or is there a clogged line entering or leaving filter Caren

  • smd4204 Jul 21, 2008

    lines into the filter housing leaking, do we have to replace the whole unit or just the lines?

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Had same problem and had sears tech out. Lines attach to housing with what he called pinch gasket instead of threaded coupling. Had to replace filter housing as gasket can't be purchased seperately.
Housing $50 gasket probably would have been $.50.

Posted on May 13, 2008

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Filter housing or the lines that are connected to the housing
have had a few of the lines that split i know it is hard to see under the fridge but you can remove the filter housing and unbolt the water valve from the rear of the ref and wangle thelines and housing to the rear of the ref to see where the leak is at

Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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