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Chas, Home Appliance Technician
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my whirlpool pur water and Ice filter 4396841 leaks after I

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my whirlpool pur water and Ice filter(NNN) NNN-NNNNleaks after I installed it. Leaks after you use the water dispenser the water pan fills up fast
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Chas replied 7 years ago.

You need to use a pitcher the first time, and run at least 2 gallons of water through it to get out all the air in the system, after this happens the unit should not leak anymore...


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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I did this already...this is when I noticed it was dripping into the pan. Before this when I put it in the cartridge it did not leak... but is when I ran the water it began to drip consistently into pan. This is the 5th one I have installed but the first to drip like this