How to Clean an Ice and Water Dispenser

Topics:

  • Clean hard water stains and water lines from my ice and water dispenser?
  • What is the best product to clean the dispenser?
  • The glasswell grille finish is coming off
  • Dispenser cleaning to remove odor from dispenser model refrigerators

Answer:

Use the Stainless Steel Exterior Cleaning Procedure for any stainless steel portion of the door dispenser.

  • The water line to the unit is either copper or PEX and a plumber might suggest how to clean them.
  • Inside the unit, there is nothing to clean nor should it require cleaning.
  • Calcium buildup in the ice chute may be cleaned with a 1:1 vinegar and water solution. Clean reachable area with a rag and the solution, then clean with a damp cloth.
  • If mold or other residue develops in the internal water lines or ice chute, contact Factory Certified Service to help with cleaning.

To clean a Sub-Zero door dispenser:

  1. Remove dispenser water grille. See image below for example.
  2. Dry any spills from removing water grille.
  3. Clean dispenser and grille using soft cloth with solution of mild dish detergent, baking soda, and water.
  4. Rinse with clean damp cloth and dry.
  5. See also, Clean Stainless Steel and Platinum.

  

Refer to the product Use and Care Guide for further information.

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