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Good evening everyone, I had a good afternoon in town and I am back home again trying to hook up my water filter again that is under the sink. I Have the cylinder on but I want to know which direction to turn the cylinder to turn the water on again to run through the filter.

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Last updated: Jul. 9, 2013 7:24 pm
Posted: Jul. 9, 2013 6:06 pm
 
Answered by: Cheryl Boltjes
Jul. 9, 2013 6:10 pm
Remember righty tighty. Lefty loosey.
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Cheerios
Jul. 9, 2013 6:16 pm
Thank you for the reminder Cheryl. I will give that a try.
 
Cheerios
Jul. 9, 2013 6:19 pm
I have the cylinder on tight but now the top will not turn to the correct on position for me.
 
duboo
Jul. 9, 2013 6:21 pm
I think you may be describing a quarter turn valve. Try to turn it so that the handle is running in the same direction as the water line. Use the shortest course to that means.
 
Cheerios
Jul. 9, 2013 6:23 pm
Yes , I should only have to turn it a quarter turn but it will not budge right now so do I have to make sure the cylinder is on correctly first
 
duboo
Jul. 9, 2013 7:12 pm
I'm not sure if I am understanding completely, but my short answer is yes. One thing that helps on the water filter canister threads is household vaseline. Put a thin layer on the threads and if you have a rubber o-ring, make sure you put it on that.
 
Cheerios
Jul. 9, 2013 7:24 pm
Thank you for your help duboo. It is a rainfresh water filter that fits on to the pipes below the sink and filters the chlorine out of the water. Once I have the cylinder in place then it should turn easily to the correct position.
 
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