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My whirlpool ice maker is at the top o. 1.5 yrs old.

Hello. My whirlpool ice...

Hello. My whirlpool ice maker is at the top o

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

1.5 yrs old. WRF757SDEM01. It's at the top left of the refrigerator. How do I remove it?

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If I can.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The ice smells bad and tastes bad. I replaced the water filter and charcoal filter and the fridge smells batter but the ice is still bad after running it for a week and discarding the ice.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
The water tastes fine, by the way. Just the ice is bad.

Understood. Sorry about the delay I hand to shrink the file down because taking this icemaker out is really a process. I would clean everything out above the ceiling and put 2 baking soda boxes inside the refrigerator top and bottom to absorb the odor. Odor will trap in the ice because air gets blown across it. Then it concentrates and gives a bad taste. Attached is the file on how to take the ceiling apart to get to the icemaker and such.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Wow! What an ordeal! I think I'll try the baking soda first. I thought the charcoal air filter would do the job but I guess not. Thanks for the help.
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
It appears the ice maker gets its cold air from the freezer. Should I put baking soda there too?

You are correct it does. And yes, that would make it even better if you put it in the freezer as well.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thanks. Didn't think of that before.
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