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The water dispenser takes about 90 seconds to fill a glass

How do I increase the speed or the volume of water flow coming out of the dispenser? It is both slow and hardly any water is coming out.

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  • wooski33 May 22, 2008

    I ordered the filter and replaced it yesterday. Same water flow problem. I pulled the fridge away from the wall to make sure all of the tubes were running free and they are. By this I mean they aren't pinched anywhere. Any more suggestions?



    Thanks!

  • wooski33 May 29, 2008

    Yep, the model number is MSD2432GR



    Thanks!

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