Introduction

This replacement may be needed if the water pump is still functioning, but there are still problems with the flow of water.

Image 1/2: Grab the water reservoir by the handle and lift out. Image 2/2: Grab the water reservoir by the handle and lift out.
  • Flip open the top panel to reveal water reservoir.

  • Grab the water reservoir by the handle and lift out.

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Image 1/2: Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, unscrew the four 12 mm screws found at each corner of the bottom panel. Image 2/2: Lift the panel off or flip the device over and let the panel drop out.
  • Flip the device on its head.

  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver, unscrew the four 12 mm screws found at each corner of the bottom panel.

  • Lift the panel off or flip the device over and let the panel drop out.

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Image 1/1: Flip the device on its head, front end facing you.
  • Before flipping the device, removed the black container and grill.

  • Flip the device on its head, front end facing you.

  • Using the Phillips #2 unscrew the two 52 mm screws found underneath the top portion of the device.

the tip about removing the black container and grill should be before step 2.

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Image 1/1: Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver remove the two 52 mm screws found on the lip next to the reservoir.
  • Flip the device back to its proper orientation.

  • Using the Phillips #2 screwdriver remove the two 52 mm screws found on the lip next to the reservoir.

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Image 1/2: Use the two plastic opening tools as leverage to lift the top knob off. Image 2/2: Use the two plastic opening tools as leverage to lift the top knob off.
  • Insert the two plastic opening tools beneath the top knob.

  • Use the two plastic opening tools as leverage to lift the top knob off.

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Image 1/1: Pull mightily with both hands away from the device.
  • Grasp the lid firmly with both hands.

  • Pull mightily with both hands away from the device.

  • If you hear a slight snapping sound, it is supposed to do that.

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Image 1/2: Similarly, reach into where the reservoir used to be and insert a plastic spudger underneath the  inside panel. Image 2/2: We recommend to not use your fingers for this step because there is a chance they will be pinched.
  • Use a plastic opening tool to push in the slot on the back panel while lifting.

  • Similarly, reach into where the reservoir used to be and insert a plastic spudger underneath the inside panel.

  • We recommend to not use your fingers for this step because there is a chance they will be pinched.

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Image 1/2: Place one hand near the back, the other at the front, and lift. Image 2/2: You may want to lift the front and back individually by pulling one a little off the part before the other. Afterwards, lifting the top off entirely will be easier.
  • You are now ready to lift the top off.

  • Place one hand near the back, the other at the front, and lift.

  • You may want to lift the front and back individually by pulling one a little off the part before the other. Afterwards, lifting the top off entirely will be easier.

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  • Flip the device and remove one end of the tube from the water reservoir hole.

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Image 1/2: Twist the valve counterclockwise while pulling gently. Image 2/2: Twist the valve counterclockwise while pulling gently.
  • Pull the tube through the chamber with the water pump so it comes out of the top end.

  • Twist the valve counterclockwise while pulling gently.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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