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GE SmartWater Filter - Model MWF

I just replaced the filter in my GE Profile friday with a MWF SmartWaterWilter. How, when I attempt to access water from the fridge door there is a total lack of water pressure (it just dribbles out). Any ideas on how to get the water pressure back up to normal pressure?

Note - I've replaced the filter several times over the last 4 years and I've never had this problem before. The water line into the fridge is ok too as I've checked that.


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  • teresa1kay Jan 11, 2009

    WE bought the GE profile french door Nov of 2007. The first filter lasted about 6 mo. After replacing it , after about 2 weeks it produced a very low waterflow-almost a dribble and when trying to fill anything more than 1 to 2 cups the flow woud just stop. GE sent me another filter-lasted maybe a month. The repair man came couldn't figure it out-put another filter in , and that one lasted about a month. When I take out the filter and put the bypass plug in the water flow is what it should be. At a minimum of $30 a pop this isn't cutting it. They are supposed to last 6 mo!! Anyone else hav this issue?

    Thanks Terri

  • Anonymous Feb 25, 2009

    I have the same problems. I have changed the filters several times. Once filter is changed, pressure will return for a couple of weeks then starts dwindling away until it completely stops. Also affecting my ice maker. It is like the water is not getting through. I also have an outside filtration system on our well. That still do not stop the filters from clogging up quickly.

  • Gareth Young
    Gareth Young Jan 03, 2014

    Yup. Same issue here. Mine lasts about 2 - 3 weeks and then starts dribbling out. Ticks me off. Fridge is about 3 years old now.

  • Gareth Young
    Gareth Young Jan 03, 2014

    Same issue here. Fridge is about 3 years old now. It used work just fine, but the last 2 filters have only lasted about 2-4 weeks before losing water pressure and dribbling out. Drives me crazy.

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    I have a FFHS2622HW3 and my Pure 2 filter will not go in. I have turned off water bled off pressure and it still pops out any ideas. Thanks

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Have left the water off for 4 years and after hooking up the water it only gets to the filter

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Make sure filter is installed correctly (not to doubt you but it can happen) make sure there isn't some foriegn object or packing materialetc in the filter end. You could have a bad filter. also make sure the unit is purged well

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