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In side by side whirlpool refrigerator freezer ice cubes stick

In side by side whirlpool refrigerator freezer ice cubes freeze together into large chunks (small glaciers) difficult to remove.

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If they are hollow and stuck together then u are not getting enough water..check the supply.

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