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Old 01-02-2011, 10:47 PM   #1
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All of a sudden in the water from my fridge there is white stuff floating around. This is an LG fridge that's about 1.5 years old. I just replaced the filter, but that didn't work. Any ideas?

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Those fridges usually have a large plastic coil of pipe hidden at the back wall to cool the water. The pipe may have collected some mineral deposits as the result of a bad filter. The location of the coil is typically (after) the filter does its job. So...it could be releasing deposits and the filter won't help it. If this is what is taking place, and if the filter is maintained the flakes should play out over time.

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That's good to hear. Thanks!
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Hold on!

That's just a guess on my part - it is the first logical reason that comes to mind.
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Well, I'll give it a few days and see how it goes. I'm hoping you're right.
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Good luck!
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Bud would be correct, that white stuff is lime and or mineral deposits

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