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Old 12-11-2017, 06:39 PM   #1
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Really my last winter question

Can’t remove the bowl from the water filter! Just won’t unscrew! Seems like there should be some kind of wrench. Any suggestions?
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Old 12-11-2017, 06:47 PM   #2
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My 3011ds came with a white tool that went around the filter bottle and then you would turn it to come off and take the filter off
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Old 12-11-2017, 06:48 PM   #3
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Also make sure the system has no pressure. Pump off and faucets open.
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Old 12-11-2017, 06:49 PM   #4
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Head to your nearest hardware store / home center and pick up a rubber strap wrench. This will easily grip and remove the housing, just be sure to support where the filter mounts with your other hand or you could rip the whole thing loose!
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Supposed to have a tool to unscrew the filter housing.
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Old 12-11-2017, 06:51 PM   #6
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You should have a tool that looks like this. Can probably buy one at any decent hardware.
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Old 12-11-2017, 10:16 PM   #7
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Make sure your turning it the correct way.
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Old 12-12-2017, 02:33 PM   #8
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First time off with mine, almost broke plastic wrench in pic above. Used a wrench, almost no pressure and it spun lose.!
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Which filter do you have?

If it's the FR1 you must first remove the pressure from the system, then push UP on the filter bowl to disengage the locking teeth, (it will only move maybe 1/8 of an inch) then turn the bowl with the wrench to loosen. (note: you can see the locking teeth in the second photo of the bowl)

To reinstall, tighten to align the arrows on the housing and the bowl and pull DOWN to lock the teeth. (note: arrows are not aligned in photo)
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Which filter do you have?

If it's the FR1 you must first remove the pressure from the system, then push UP on the filter bowl to disengage the locking teeth, (it will only move maybe 1/8 of an inch) then turn the bowl with the wrench to loosen. (note: you can see the locking teeth in the second photo of the bowl)

To reinstall, tighten to align the arrows on the housing and the bowl and pull DOWN to lock the teeth. (note: arrows are not aligned in photo)
So to relieve the pressure then just open a faucet? Thanks for the differentiation on the type of canisters.
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