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Black Ice Our frigidaire refrigerator is making black ice. Any ideas on how I can stop this?

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  • msjackson314 Jun 18, 2008

    Is changing the filter something I could do or do I need to call someone?

  • grgsctroop15 Aug 04, 2008

    My in-laws have an older Amana refrigerator, model SPD25QA3L. Recently thay have been getting black material on the ice. It looks like a lining is breaking off something internal and it sticks to the ice cubes. Sometimes you see a 1/2 inch by 1/2 inch chunk on an ice cube (less than 1 mm thick) and other times it is small flakes in the bottom of the glass. We also had 1 screw come out with the ice.



    As far as they know, there is not a filter on this refrigerator... at least they have never changed it. The refrigerator is about 16 years old.



    Thanks for any help you can give us! Either as a manual or sugestion on a possible approach to solving the problem. Otherwise, the refrigerator/Freezer works well.

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Greetings msjackson314,

The number one reason of black ice is the need to replace your filter. Has this been changed recently?

Thank you,

Dorothy
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Posted on Jun 18, 2008

  • Dorothy Fremder
    Dorothy Fremder Jun 23, 2008

    Greetings msjackson314,



    Changing the filter on your refrigerator is definately something you should be able to do yourself. There should be either a cylinder type filter in the upper right corner inside your unit that you would unscrew or if it is a newer unit, then there would be a button on the top lip of the fridge side that you click and a cartridge pops out. If your unit does not have an internal filter, then you might have a line filter on the back. If you do not have either, you can install a line filter on the back water line to help eliminate this black ice problem.



    What is the model number of your unit?



    I hope some of this helps.



    Dorothy

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