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1. I am getting black spots in the ice cubes.

1. I am getting black spots in the ice cubes. 2. The part that moves the ice to the door locks up sometimes.
3. The ice maker has a slow leak and freezes on food in the freezer.
Also when we try and get water no water comes out of the door but water does leak out the back of the refrigerator.

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    Controlfrk May 11, 2010

    Is the icemaker still making more new ice? The only way to tell is to remove what's there and start with an empty ice bucket.

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Multiple probems you have my friend the black in the cubes is the telfon coating on the mold of the imkr and the best thing to do is replace the complete icemaker then this will solve the leak issue as well the mold is cracked and for the some how the 1/4'' tube has sprung a leak pull away from wall take off the back panel and have some one try to get water from the dispenser then you find the leak then its off to the menards to buy a plastic 1/4'' push connector about 5.00 once you got the coupling shut off the water to the tube that goes to the frig once done use a razor to cut the bad part of the tube (don't use sissors or ****to cut tube it will squeeze the tube and not allow it to seal properly in you new coupler you just bought) then after you cut off the bad part out just push into the coupler it will go in to the coupler about 1/4'' into the coupler install the other side turn water back on and test again...... congrat's you fix it but your not done unplug the frig get your vacuum and clean the dust bunnies out of the rear of the unit once done plug back in and make sure you see the fan blade turn freely and nothing is holding it up did it turn ............. ok then put back on and push the frig back to the wall allow at least 2'' away from the wall

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Crazy...

I would pat myself on the back a couple more days... and let the whole fringe get better (settle & wash out).

Just an errant thought...but if you have a water filter on your water supply I'm thinking I would rather know WHAT those spots were...

I'm thinking CHARCOAL (meaningless/harmless).
No FILTER = IRON OXIDE...
Means you have an advanced case of copper directly connected to steel pipe causing ELECTROLYSIS...
Find it fast or make sure your insurance is up to snuff.

I would capture a sample and test with a magnet

Some manufacturers suggest you toss the first load of cubes and go for it...

I think you are smart to watch what you ingest.


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