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Ice cubes from ice maker are dirty black dirt seems tward the surface. problem is about 2 weeks old. Have installed a new filter on the water supply.

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Hello,

If the ice cubes are discolored or have a bad taste, you need to pay attention to your ice maker dispenser bin. Shut off your ice maker and take a close look at the tray or the dispenser bin. Check if the protective coating has been damaged or not. Use a damp cloth to wipe off any dirt. Keeping your fridge clean will also help as sometimes food odor can be responsible for the bad smell or taste of the ice.

Take care.

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Crazy...

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models) in the OFF position?
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 Has the ice maker just been installed? Is the freezer
temperature cold enough to produce ice? Wait 24 hours
after ice maker hookup for ice production to begin. Allow
3 days after ice production begins to completely fill ice
container.
 Does the ice maker mold have water in it or has no ice
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You said, The ice maker in my whirlpool gold refrigerator Model No, GR2FHTXTBOO, is not working.

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When have you last changed the water filter.
Should be down below at the front grille!
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• New installation? Wait 24 hours after ice maker installation
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• Freezer door closed completely? Firmly close the freezer
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