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Odor coming fromback panel

I have a kenmore side by side- during hurricane Ike mypower was off for 16 days and slowly an odor is coming from the external back panel- I have removed the veggie /meat trays and noticed gook around the two tubes leading into the back wall- and have poured bleach around it but there is still an odor. we can hardly stay in the house and my 89 y/o mom stay s with me now b/cher home was severly damaged during the the hurricane spends most of the day sitting outside. PLEASE HELP

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  • bettyejo Oct 17, 2008

    remove grill. pan will not come out ( leave it in place ) took an empty liquid dish detergent botlle of bleach and water squirt into pan let it sit - scape if needed . then take a wet/dry vac - repeat)

    I will let you now if the odor is completely gone

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You can also use bleach let it sit there for a couple of days so it will kill bacteria and odor the smell is all the meat and blood that drain down to the pan

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