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Slime in refrigerator water line

Did you ever find a resolution to the slime in your refrigerator water line? We have a KitchenAid with the exact same problem.

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  • cecole Jul 17, 2008

    just changed our filter and water still tastes like mildew

  • kbabe Dec 13, 2008

    Any solutions? I just recently found the same thing - green tube like pieces floating in the glass. Looks like they line the water tube somewhere and break off when dispensing water.

  • Mr PW Jan 22, 2009

    I have a Kenmore side by side with the same problem. Disgusting slime that cuts loose from the line and gets in the ice and the water dispenser water. My water is fed from a reverse osmosis water filter system which also feeds a dispenser at the sink. The water at the sink is crystal clear so I know that this problem is refrigerator specific (generated within the fridge). My theory is that it may be "matter" cutting loose from the refrigerator filter since the tubing full of slime is after this filter. I just bypassed the filter at the bottom of the refrigerator so I am no longer using it - since my water is already coming from an R.O. system. I will have to wait and see if this clears up the problem. If it doesn't clear up the problem, the slime is forming in the tube. But what would cause that? I'm interested in your solutions let me know.

    PW


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The water quality is really bad, you should change your filter often even the big water filter from your main line, need to change it after 4 to 5 months.

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