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Old 03-20-2014, 06:06 PM   #1
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Installing water filter question

On a new water filter, there are a couple black rings, one on the top and one on the bottom (NOT the black ring in the canister). Are the black rings supposed to be removed? I left them on, ran the water pump, and had water spewing out the top of the canister. So I removed them and tightened the canister even more. All is dry now. Just curious if the rings are supposed to be there. The other alternative is I didn't have the canister tight enough.

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Old 03-20-2014, 06:22 PM   #2
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i'm no expert, but I think they are o rings meant to seal the filter so water really passes true the filter and doesn't bypass it.
Remove them , and the filter is thinking
Probably your canister was not tight enough.

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Old 03-20-2014, 08:02 PM   #3
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I agree with Black.
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Old 03-21-2014, 05:35 AM   #4
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Rings stay on. Canister was likely not tight enough. Be sure to use the supplied wrench, as hand tight is not adequate. Also check the O ring on the canister and make sure it is properly seated before tightening.
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