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My new Whirlpool Refrigerator the water and ice still stink

My new fridge is about 2 months old and we still can't use the ice or water because it has an odor and tastes bad

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We have the same problem. Started 2 weeks after purchase. (6 months ago). Tech. replaced fliter, worked for another 2 weeks, then water & ice awful again. Tried to live w/ it - ordered another filter a week ago. Replaced & within 24 hrs. problem was back. Called Whirlpool. Said tech who came to my househad written in his report that tap water & fridge water tasted the same. A lie - he agreed w/ me that the water from fridge was bad, & replaced filter which had a musty odor. Whirlpool basically called me a liar but agreed to send another tech to check it out. I will never buy another Whirlpool product & plan to tak this problem as far as I need to in order to get satisfaction. This is ridiculous!

Posted on Dec 07, 2010

  • Jim Peters
    Jim Peters Apr 20, 2011

    I have an amana which is made by the same people and the reservoir tank is the culprit. After a couple years the polypropylene starts to degrade and gives off a very unpleasing taste. I have quit using the fridge water. Ice is ok as it is not run through the tank. Bad engineering.

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