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Slow water flow on Whirlpool Gold 25.6 cubic

I have a very slow flow for water through the door. I have changed the tube in the door, the relays in the door, the tube in the refridge side, the pump under the machine, the filter, the filter housing, and nothing has sped up the flow. I have a new, large hose coming from a reverse osmosis system, which, when disconnected and turned on, pumps out water fast! I have changed everything I can think of to get the flow going faster, and nothing seems to be working.

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The water line tap may be screwed back into the water line or you did not sufficiently poke a hole into the water line with the tap. We had the same problem. Shut off the water supply, remove the tap from the line and check the size of the hole. my bet is the hole is very small. Either drill out the hole with a drill and replace the tap (with a new rubber grommet) or add a tee into the line with the proper size compression fitting (that is what we did) and the water will flow freely..

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