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As stated above, this generally means you need to change the filter and or the water line. Also if this does not work we have a whole section of our website dedicated to water contamination, causes and solutions located here http://www.freshwatersystems.com/s-262-filters-by-contaminant.aspx

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Was the water filter also replaced. Was the water line replaced

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