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Mildew Smell in Ice and Water from Refrigerator

Category Refrigerator

The water and ice coming from my side by side refrigerator is mildewy. Any suggestions?

Mike from Surfside Beach, SC

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December 16, 20050 found this helpful

If there is some way to get to the lines, run a mild bleach solution through them to kill the mildew, then flush with clear water until no more bleach smell.

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December 17, 20050 found this helpful

My fridge has a filter. I would try changing that and then run a gallon or so of water thru, then throw out all old ice and start over, and see if that helps.

Take make & model number of fridge with you when you go shopping, as filters are not all the same size.

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