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My Maytag refrigerator water dispenser is emitting foul tasting

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My Maytag refrigerator water dispenser is emitting foul tasting and smelling water (like modeling clay). I've changed the filter (earlier than required) and it has no effect. The smell and taste is not a problem from any of our other faucets--just the refrigerator. (P.S. it if four years old).
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.

If you did not include a model # XXXXX your question please do on you second reply if possible,this helps us serve you faster.

 

can you get me the model #?

Customer: replied 6 years ago.

I'm having trouble finding it but I think it might be 12858104. It is a Performa model.

Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Model: MCD2257HES

S/N: 10963839EG

Expert:  Bryan replied 6 years ago.
the foul taste is comming from the chiller tank, Part 916303 this is located behind the crisper drawer in the refrigerator section, in most cases this needs to be replaced, you can order this @ http://www.repairclinic.com/SSPartDetail.aspx?s=t-MCD2257HES-%3d%3dpi916303&PartID=916303 if you wish, hope this helps, thanks Bryan
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