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I have a refrigerator that came with my house when I bought it 6 years ago. I'm not sure of the model number. It is a side-by-side with ice maker and I want to change the filter. The water & ice have never tasted good, but the ice is terrible now. I can't find the filter anywhere. I have pulled it out of the wall, looked all over inside and can't locate it. The only numbers I can find are on the back. They are 2181912. I hope you can help me!

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    John Tripp Mar 11, 2011

    I can help you find the number. On kenmore Side by Sides the fresh food side between door and seal near floor, behind the crisper drawer, door frame or interior walls of freezer or fresh food compartment. Return with the results and the number should be like this example 321.256478 Let me know and we will pick this up where left off, Thanks, Sea Breeze

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Did you use new water lines? If you did then clear the icecubes from the tray and use an appliance store cleaning solution to wash it out with. their solution is designed for fridge use and wont leave an after taste......Rinse well...... Also for awsome Ice......Install a large in-line water filter.... Makes mine taste like frozen mountain spring water with no nasty taste or smell. Hope it works for ya!

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Hi there, I noticed the same condition when I left the filter in ours a little too long. The optimal performance from the filter is achieved (I have found) when you change it after 3 months. This is about the same amount of time it takes for the light to change from green to red on the filter light.
Hope this helps. ~Steve

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