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Check manual to see if there is a manual technique for activating the defrost timer cycle. If not, and you are in rush, remove back cover of freezer, and after unplugging unit use hair dryer to melt the ice built up on the evaporator.
It could be many things. My first guess would be the defrost. The coil that gets cold in your freezer builds ice on it and the only way to get the ice off is to run a heater near the coil long enough for the ice to melt. All freezers have something built in to defrost and domestic are typically just an electric heater on a timer. When your freezer stops working again, you may want to pull open the panel of your freezer and see if your coil (a heat exchanger that probably looks a lot like your car radiator) is covered in ice. If it is, it could be the timer or the actual heater that is bad.
Sometimes the smell comes from something in the freezer or even the refrigeratior and makes the ice taste funny. My suggestion is to clean out the freezer compartment of anything frozen that has been there a while and may have freezer burn. That may be the funny smell you are experiencing.
Hope this will help you.
take back plate off inside freezer and see if there is ice build up on the pipework. if so, this prevents airflow and the fridge is affected first. melt off ice with a hairdryer and restart. if fault reoccurs, you have a fault with the defrost system
I emptied the freezer, unscrewed the freezer floor, pushed it out of the way, and saw the ice, just like last time. So I poured hot water over the ice, made sure the ice was all melted, even from below (under refrigerator), and put the floor back in - works fine, for now!