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Water Tastes Bad

Hello, I have a Kenmore side-by-side refrig, model 10657562790, which is about 10 yrs old. We noticed the water coming out of it tastes bad and had it flushed overnight with a mild chlorine solution but it didn't help. The frig doesn't have a filter, so nothing to change there. Is it possible to replace the internal tank and all the water lines, assuming that is where my problem lies? I have an RO system that serves the frig, and I know that the water coming into it is fresh and clean tasting. Thanks, T

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  • piercew3 Jan 09, 2008

    My Kenmore model # 9515581 began dispensing mildew tasting water a couple weeks. ago. The water looks cloudy and yellow. The water to the house is fine. We have a stainless steel hose connecting the water supply. Should I invest in replacing the water tank or is this just a sign to get a new fridge. Mine is about 15 years old.


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You do not say what type of hose or pipework in supplying water to the unit, if you have a washing machine style hose supplying the water then that is most likely the fault,replace with a copper of clear plastic type pipe, this is avaialbel from your local maytag, amana or admiral stockest you could also try fitting an in line water filter, it is not practicle or possible to replace all the water system components. Regards Advisor

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