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Fridge stinks The Catch basin or whatever in the bottom is full and smells. Can't figure out how to dump it. I don't know how to detatch.

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  • lamps28 Nov 17, 2008

    my fridge stink to high heaven. dont tell me to clean it as i have been at it for 3 hours. scrubbed from top to bottom with anti-bac stuff. drip trays cleaned and sterilised, drip tubes pipe cleaned. all trays etc removed and scrubbed and sanitised.



    still stinkkkssss dammit!!!!!!!



    help!

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I just fixed this problem, and it was bloody disgusting. In my case, the tube going down to the catch-part was clogged, and so nothing new was flowing into the tray, and the liquid there congealed and molded over. I used a syringe to get out the liquid and scooped out the solids by hand (with rubber gloves!). Make sure your drain tube isn't blocked.

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Hi there, you ay not want to detach it if its full and stinking!!
You could try using an ink syringe to remove a little at a time, alternatively a wet and dry hoover to remove it, then spray with something nice that is antibacterial.
Hope this helps, Chris

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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