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Water showing mold like substance visible despite 2 new filters

We are not able to use the water dispenser for months now because we are seeing mold like substance in the water despite changing  both refrigerator filter and one extra on line filter. please help

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Hi Sergo,

I had the same problem with my fridge for a while. After changing the filter twice, I determined it wasn't that. I ended up paying about $250 several years ago and called the service repair man. All he did was replace water hose coil reservoir inside the fridge. If you open the fridge and pull out the bottom drawers, you should be able to see the hose coiled up in the fridge. This is your cold water reservoir. If you look very closely at the coil, you might be able to see the mold inside the transparent coil. Replacing the coil fixed my problem. You can order the coil and replace it yourself and save yourself lots of money. The reservoir coil part number is 2209687. Good luck.

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Disconnect the water from the refrig. Get large bowl and turn on water supply. Does water look clear?? Flush real well.

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