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Frig problem my water and ice taste really horible in the lsat 2 days, what could be the problem?

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  • jturn2478 May 25, 2008

    We just replaced the filter in our fridge just because the light indicated it was time. Before we changed it, the ice tasted like mildew or mold and after we changed it there was not change in the taste. It tastes horrible.

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When I open the frig door there is a nasty smell. I have checked all contents and they seem fine, I ahve tried to clean through the hole but no change. It i an old frig. What might it be. Thank you Ken Mills

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I would check your filtering

Posted on Jan 20, 2008

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Welcome

You said,
Your Kitchenaid Superba KSRG25FKBL15 has bad tasting water and ice cubes. You replaced the copper tubing which delivers the water to the fridge and that didn't help. You replaced the copper tubing again with plastic tubing...no better. Any suggestions? Your tap water doesn't taste this bad.You bought a Kenmore french door fridge with water dispenser in the door in July 2008. The fridge has a filter. A few weeks after the fridge came the water and ice started tasting really bad, unlike any bad water taste I have ever tasted. And your tap water is fine. The bad taste appears to be random. Sometimes you get a cup full of nasty water and sometimes it tastes fine.

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When installing the water line these were a part of the directions!
Did you do this before connecting the water line to your fridge?
"Place the free end of the tubing in a container or sink, and
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1.Are the plumbing connections new, causing discolored or
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2.Have the ice cubes been stored too long? Throw old ice
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3.Does the freezer and ice storage bin need to be cleaned?
See “Cleaning” or “Ice Maker and Storage Bin.”
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properly? Use airtight, moisture-proof packaging to help
prevent odor transfer to stored food.
5.Does the water contain minerals (such as sulfur)? A filter
may need to be installed to remove the minerals.
6. Is there a water filter installed on the refrigerator? Gray or
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system needs additional flushing. Run additional water
through the water dispenser to flush the water filtration
system more thoroughly (at least 2 to 3 gal. [8 to 12 L] or 6 to
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