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My ice maker ice tastes & smells moldy, why?

Kenmore model 363 70947000. This fridge does not have a filter, so I don't know what part I need to solve the problem of moldy ice.

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wgrachik wgrachik
Alina, thanks for the link but my ice maker is not hooked up.... I think maybe there is an issue with the drain plug or drain system..
by wgrachik wgrachik
September 29th, 2011
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Korinna Sierra
There is a possibility that you have a coating of residue in the ice mold of the ice maker that is causing this problem. I recommend that you unplug the refrigerator and remove the ice maker from the wall in the freezer. It should be secured by screws. Unplug the wiring harness and completely remove the module. Examine the ice mold for a build-up of deposits. If you see hard water residue in the mold, you can use white vinegar to clean the deposits out. Rinse the ice maker and mount it back in the freezer. Don't forget to plug the wiring harness back in. Also, if the water supply line to the refrigerator is plastic, I recommend replacing it with a copper waterline. This may help you resolve this taste and smell problem with the ice. If you require further assistance, please respond tot his thread with more information.
by Korinna Sierra Earned 351 community points in Kenmore
July 15th, 2011
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Manage My Life
You never want to drink or eat something that you taste buds don't agree with. Below I attached a couple links that will explain your issue. I hope this helps!
by Manage My Life
July 15th, 2011
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