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When trying to remove my water filter from my whirlpool fridge, the screw end that fits into the fridge broke off. How can I get through the "tube" to remove that piece so I can put in a new filter?

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Purchase a screw extractor the right size. It's like a reverse fluted drill bit. Use an appropriate extension and a reversable drill. Or.. find or cut a round piece of rubber in a cone shape of the right size to insert and grab the broken piece to spin it out CCW.

Posted on May 29, 2008

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