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ICE CUBES FROM ICE MAKER SMELL AND TASTE MUSTY...OUR WATER IS FINE...WE JUST PUT NEW TUBING FROM THE WATER TO ICE MAKER AND IT WAS FINE FOR A WHILE AND SUDDENLY THE MUSTY TASTE/SMELL...THANKS

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  • ductking Sep 10, 2009

    DID NOT WANT TO REPORT ABUSE...SORRY....THOUGHT I WAS ANSWERING BACK....

  • ductking Sep 10, 2009

    THERE IS NO FILTER AND THE BIN HAS BEEN CLEANED...

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Change your filter,and clean out your bin

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

  • todd gentile
    todd gentile Sep 11, 2009

    what model is it? do you have city water,or a well? i would reccomend putting a filter on it,keeps the plates clean,and it will make ice faster.and hopefully get rid of the smell

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