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Ice tastes funny and a strange metallic or plastic type smell

We have replaced the water filter, cleaned out the ice maker even using overnight soaking in baking soda. The air in the freeze smells strange and now the fridge is developing that same smell. No matter how many times since we changed the filter we dump all the ice it still tastes awful. The smell seems to be stronger.

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Sometimes the smell comes from something in the freezer or even the refrigeratior and makes the ice taste funny. My suggestion is to clean out the freezer compartment of anything frozen that has been there a while and may have freezer burn. That may be the funny smell you are experiencing.
Hope this will help you.

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I once replaced the flexible rubberized water lines going to my kitchen sink and refrigerator and these replacement hoses caused the water to smell and taste horrible. Everyday I had to run the sink water for 30 seconds to clear the line to get drinkable water. After three weeks of enduring this problem I returned the hoses to Home Depot for an exchange. The replacment hoses corrected the problem.

Posted on Feb 25, 2009

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