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How do I clean the ice and water dispenser - there is mold growing in there and it's discusting

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If you can take parts out then clean them outside if not try tuth -brush and clorex or viniger...

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Pull back the rubber or plastic around the tub or basin to reveal the problem. You should also check your detergent dispenser as this is another common area for mold growth. Remove any visible mold. You can use a solution of water and dish detergent or bleach (1 part bleach to 10 parts water). You could also use bleach wipes to do this depending on how stubborn the mold is.
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