Question about Refrigerators
Whirlpool side by side refrigerator with water and ice. Was fine for a few months and then the water started tasting moldy. Changed the filter and it still tastes moldy.
What do I do?
SOURCE: strange taste in ice cubes
Did you use new water lines? If you did then clear the icecubes from the tray and use an appliance store cleaning solution to wash it out with. their solution is designed for fridge use and wont leave an after taste......Rinse well...... Also for awsome Ice......Install a large in-line water filter.... Makes mine taste like frozen mountain spring water with no nasty taste or smell. Hope it works for ya!
Posted on Jan 04, 2009
SOURCE: Moldy Ice from Ice Maker
Hi: Does it have a water filter? Sears parts is offline at the moment, so I can't tell. Most of the newer models do. The 596.xxx tells me that it was built in the Amana factory for Kenmore. Most likely there is a water filter in the top of the fresh food compartment. It has been growing mold in storage, and the lines too. It's on the upper right side, behind a housing with a tab to release it. Lower the housing and remove the water filter. Did you receive the bypass plug with the ref.? It looks like a large plastic wing nut with the same fitting as the water filter. If so put it in and flush the system with city water. Most city water has chlorine to clean your lines. If you install a new filter without flushing the lines it will remove the chlorine as it's supposed to do, but the lines from the filter wont get clean. If you don't have the plug, buy one. Flush the system and then install the filter. I hope this helps, Jeff
Posted on Jun 07, 2009
depending on the brand and the style, locate the filter and change it out. Please note that you must empty out the remaining water from the refrigerator cause if you don't, when you change out the filter you might get the same taste for a while until all the remaining water is replaced by freash water.
Posted on Jun 23, 2009
The 650 does not have a filter built into the unit. Any filter would be on the supply line to unit, usually in the basement below the unit, or under the kitchen sink. Do you use alot of ice? If not you may want to empty the bucket every few weeks to let it produce fresh ice.
Posted on Aug 05, 2009
SOURCE: my ice taste like plastic
okay so i had the same problem too but with both water and ice. What you do is if your refrigerator is new then the first 4 batches of ice discard, this is will get rid of the plastic taste. With the water get a big container and press the lever for 5 seconds then let it sit for 5 seconds then repeat for about 2 minutes. This fixed it for me and hopefully it fixes the problem for you
Posted on Aug 12, 2009
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