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I just replaced the filters on my WHER25 RO unit. I

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I just replaced the filters on my WHER25 RO unit. I understood it had to run for some time to get the air out of the system. It has been trickling for over 36 hours.
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?
Customer: I don't know about any thermostat. The unit's filters are all new.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I did the work myself. I found out that the pressure tank was only 8.5 PSI but the label on the tank called for 100 PSI, so I pumped more air into it until I have 100 PSI. It still only trickles.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I do not know what else to do. It ran for 26 hours before I found that the pressure was too low. It has been running all night and most of today and still only puts out a tiny trickle of water. It usually put out a sizable stream.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

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Well First the tank full should only have about 40 PSI on it not 100 or it likely will never feed water....bleed the pressure back off and see what happens.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay. I have the pressure down to 41 PSI.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Have you left it off to pressurize the tank?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The faucet is off.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

OK watch this video to pressurize the tank properly.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Okay. I did what he said and have it all hooked up and the water on to the system. According to the video I need to wait about 2 hours for the tank to fill.
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Yes exactly let me know if it works

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Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

I was just touching base with you because I have not heard back from you and the question is still open and unrated, if there is something else I can help you with follow up questions are free and can still be handled even after you rate the service thanks.