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Bad tasting ice from amana freezer - automatic ice maker - have water filter under sink in line to fridge - new filter installed - drinking water fine - ice still tastes of minerals - looks like mineral build-up on inside of ice making tray. What to do?

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Do not use a steel or plastic braided line. They make the ice taste bad.

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Hello redwood City
Welcome

You said,
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"Place the free end of the tubing in a container or sink, and
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away and make a new supply.
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.
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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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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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Let me know what works,
Thank You ,
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