On Your Aspect: Considerations over ice maker serving greater than ice

Berg’s 5-year-old GE fridge (Mannequin# GSH22JGDDWW) was meting out ice and onerous clear plastic items collectively.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Harry Berg met me at Georgie’s Diner in St. Augustine along with his ice maker in hand.

“I simply need any individual to not get damage,” he mentioned.

Berg wished to complain about overseas objects from his ice maker stepping into his glass of water. 

How he found them continues to be recent in his thoughts.

“I bought a glass of water with ice and went to mattress,” he mentioned. “The following morning I bought up and there was nonetheless ice in my glass and I mentioned, ‘how did that occur.'”

It was not ice. It was a bit of clear onerous plastic from his ice dispenser. The plastic auger was damaged and he didn’t know.

“It broke and the items had been in with the ice,” mentioned Berg. “This has occurred to me a minimum of twice.”

Berg’s 5-year-old GE fridge (Mannequin# GSH22JGDDWW)  was meting out ice and onerous clear plastic items collectively.

“I known as up GE they usually despatched me a brand new ice bucket,” he mentioned. 

It might seem to be an remoted downside, however it’s not.

On Your Aspect checked ConsumerAffairs.Com they usually’ve acquired greater than 25 complaints on the matter. These complaints had been linked to a different GE ice maker (Mannequin # WR30X10061). 

A spokesperson with the Client Product Security Fee instructed On Your Aspect:

“I simply did (search) and don’t see any experiences or remembers for this explicit mannequin. There have been a few incident experiences on different GE or Basic Electrical icemakers. CPSC wish to hear about this shopper’s incident with their icemaker.”

Berg mentioned he isn’t making an attempt to start out an issue; he’s reporting a possible downside and desires the CPSC to research it.

“I actually want any individual would do one thing,” he mentioned.

He filed his report with the CPSC and now he awaits the end result. 

On Your Aspect contacted GE and a spokesperson mentioned they’re trying into the problem.

Test your ice maker. If the auger is manufactured from plastic study its situation and should you’re involved contact the producer.

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