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The ice cubes and water from the door dispenser has a strong taste of Chlorine or some chemical. I have emptied out all cubes and refreshed the water to no avail. I have no problem with our tap water.

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  • Joe Richardson
    Joe Richardson Sep 16, 2010

    Does it have a filter or purifying system that might need to be changed?

  • fclare Sep 16, 2010

    I do not use the filter. It is too expensive and doesn't last but less than six months. It was removed and instructions followed in use after removal.

    Frances Clare

  • fclare Sep 16, 2010

    I have received an incoherent answer to my problem Please cancel the charge.



    I have reported it to the credit card company,.



    Frances Clare

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Hello,

Then it means that you will have to make a change of the ice cubes it is the course of the water pollution it ha been con-terminated .

Please carefully answer/think on this question form how long you have been making using of the ice cubes?!
when last did you make use of the cubes before you this note ?! And also were did you place the cudes after use before return it back to the refrigerator .

if all the above question can be look in to then the problem is solve or you get a replacement of a new cubes .

thank you and thanks for using fixya.

Posted on Sep 16, 2010

  • Oloyede Monsuru Sep 16, 2010

    hello,

    what this the respond to the solution giving to you ?

    thank once againg.

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