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Kenmore 20 porcelain plus top freezer

What died is the problem. cleaned everything changed food . smell is still there. top and bottom. only smells when the blower is on. could this be a mechanical problem? thanks for your help

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  • smileygen37 Sep 08, 2008

    the smell is gone but i would like to know what created it and can i leave a charcoal cube in the frigerator without harming the food?

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What kind of smell is it? Is it like an electronic burn smell or a gas or rotten food? Simple solution is put a cup of charcoal inside the freezer or a bowl of vinegar to adsorb the smell. In chemistry, that's the process of adsorption. The carbon from the charcoal will magnetize any contaminated gas in the freezer.

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Hey,

Give this a try
http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/42882/how_to_get_rid_of_bad_refrigerator.html


Let me know how it goes.

Thanks,
Ekse

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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I have a kenmore freezer kinda new, my kids unplugged it, i came to find this problem on Dec 19, 2010 when i was cleaning and came about a heady smell around my freezer... ENTIRE frozen food went spoiled, the smell is unbareable. I discarded of it all, cleaned freezer inside very well... however, the smell remains inside freezer, a very foul odor.
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I put coffee grounds inside freezer, Today Dec 20 i bought activated charcoal & put it inside freezer. Question is: Do i need put water or alone and do i need to plug freezer...
IN DESPRATE HELP! Bronx, NYC

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