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We just bought a used Kenmore side by side w/ filter. Its very

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We just bought a used Kenmore side by side w/ filter. Its very clean but it has been in storage for the summer. I would like to know how to flush the water lines and ice maker of any contaminants or possible mold that may have be in the lines.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Dave replied 6 years ago.
If you change the filter and run a gallon or 2 through the water dispenser it will flush the system. This model has a coil of tubing rather than a tank, so it is self-flushing. Then just throw out the first couple of batches of ice.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Sounds too simple... Nothing to add, just the filter and run water though it all huh?
Expert:  Dave replied 6 years ago.
Yes, the older ones with water tanks were almost easier to replace the tank than clean.

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