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Particles in ice cubes

Just bought a new Whirlpool side-by-side fridge a week ago with the ice/water on the outside door & when ice cubes are added to the filtered water there are opaque particles floating in the water. When only the water is used, the particles are not present. We've cleaned all the ice making parts we could reach and installed a new filter, but the problem still persists. How can we remedy this?

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  • cboggsindy Jan 25, 2009

    Thanks, JimmyMood for the reply. We have dumped several batches of ice out in a about a month's time. The particles are still present & are not in the water by itself. As soon as ice is added to the water, the particles are present. We can't seem to figure out what is causing the ice have these particles.

  • mandbca Feb 15, 2009

    I have the same problem only it is with the water not the ice. The ice is clear but the water has the particles in it.

  • mandbca May 11, 2010

    The solution did not work for me. Any other suggestions?

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Most new water/ice systems have break-in procedures in the manual, including flush a couple gallons of water through the water dispenser and disposing the first 24hrs of ice.

Are the particles present in the filtered water before adding ice? If so, you can probably assume the contamination is from the water tank so you should flush several gallons of water through the system to get rid. If the particles are present after adding ice, try pulling out the ice bin and dumping the ice.

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