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Water taste bad

It's a problem that's been escalating for a couple of days now but there is really bad tasting water coming from the fridge water. It's kinda a salty, rubbing alcohol taste.

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Re: water taste bad

Hello, does your unit have a water filter? Has this been replaced? If not I would remove the filter - flush the unit by dispensing as much water as you can to get fresh water into the system. Do you use the water much? Once you flush it, I would keep flushing it every time you get a chance for the next few days - without a filter in it and then replace the filter. Do you have well water or municipal water? Check the line in the back of the unit - anything unusual there? Good Luck, I hope some of these suggestions help you! Dr. Know

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