- Copper corrosion in the water line supplying the refrigerator causes blue or green ice
- Calcium deposits in water cause white flecks in ice cubes especially as it melts
- When water freezes and thaws, the minerals in it concentrate and the thaw cycle contributes to this
- Ice shrinks as it evaporates, leaving this concentrated mineral ‘residue’
- Calcium deposits are not visible in liquid water. Make a batch of ice in an ice tray using water from a different tap to test home water supply
- Calcium deposits may just be in the water line to the unit. Using the filter in the unit (Classic (BI) and Designer (IT, IC)) or adding a filter to the water line can help reduce calcium deposits
- Cloudy ice is the result of mineral deposits in the water that appears as the ice dries out
- Why are ice cubes green?
- Why are ice cubes blue?
- What to do when ice maker makes blue or green ice cubes?
- Why are there white flecks in the ice cubes?
- Why are ice cubes cloudy?
Steps to Verify Issue:
- Verify no service messages, icons, or error codes are shown.
- If installed, verify the in-line water filter is not expired. See also:
- Adding an in-line water filter (available at most home improvement stores) may reduce or eliminate discoloration.
- Refer to the product installation guide for water pressure specifications.
- Discontinue use of ice.
- Consult with a local plumber.
- Plumbers may clear water lines and replace corroded plumbing fixtures for blue/green ice.
- Plumbers may suggest the best kind of filter for white sediment in water.
- For any other color ice cubes, contact a plumber as this is a water or water line issue.
- For black flecks in ice, see Black Flecks in Ice Cubes.
If these steps do not resolve the issue, no further troubleshooting advice is available. Contact Factory Certified Service to schedule an appointment for repair.
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