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Smoke from bottom of superba fridge

Funny toxic smell

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I just had same symptoms (toxic smell and smoke) from my Kenmore side by side. Cause was faulty start device relay -- unplugged fridge, removed lower rear cover and found relay on the condensor. Sears sold me the replacement for a little over $50 same day. Easy DIY fix.

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Dear customer,

Plz perform the following checks..

  • Remove spoiled food
  • Clean refrigerator interior with a solution of hot water and baking soda
  • Clean the door seals
  • Remove breaker strips and check for wet insulation

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