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I replaced SmartWater filter in GE side by side fridge (model PS123SGRSV), and water began slowly leaking out of filter into fridge. I removed filter to re-install. After attempting to re-install filter, water began pouring out of filter. I turned off water supply, and now question how to resolve issue.

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I assume you leaking from the connections?

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SOURCE: Replaced GE SmartWater filter in my GE refrig and water wil l not flow thru it,why?

We replaced the water line to the refriderature. It was plugged by a coroded copper sleve.

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call ge there is a replacement program for the 05-06 sxs motherboard issue call 800-386-1215 to see if your machine is one of the machines in this program you will need the serial number of the ref before you call

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SOURCE: water leaks when filter is connected

Does it leak from the back or the front of the appliance ??

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Hi there is a grommet you can replace.
#WR02X10678 it is about $7.00 It can help seal the plug sometimes. Ge does want you to buy the whole filter assembly it is number
#WR17X11618 $51.50 . You may also consider putting a new filter in. It seals better than the plug it is number
#gwf $42.95. I dont know why they dont sell a o-ring kit. I guess they just dont make much money on o-rings. I hope this will help you. Have a nice day.
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SOURCE: GE Profile Side-by-Side - Ice Maker Issue - Water Overflowing

your icemaker is bad

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