Question about Kenmore Refrigerators

1 Answer

Our Kenmore Coldspot has an awful odor whenever you open the door

We have clean and scrubbed the inside of the refrigerator and freezer and there is still an awful odor. It is a spoiled smell that you can only smell when you open up the doors. We have taken the tray out from underneath and cleaned that. We pulled it out and cleaned behind it and under it. Still the smell. Help!!

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 2,920 Answers

Use straight bleach on it. sponge down the whole inside with bleach and if you can leave the doors open on it to let it breathe and clear the odor out. bleach kills most smells if left on for awhile.go over it a couple of times if you have to to get rid of the smell.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a kenmore coldspot 106.72152111 all of the food I put in the freezer gets freezer burn within a couple weeks, also my ice taste awful, is there a filter?


Best way to safeguard against freezer burn is to properly wrap whatever you throw in the freezer. Common hassle with self defrosting design since the air is always being blown around in freezer compartment. If you do that you will also cut down the possibility of the ice picking up unwanted odors.

Jun 22, 2016 | Kenmore Refrigerators

1 Answer

My Kenmore coldspot side by side makes all of my food have a nasty odor and taste, can u tell me why? I tried cleaning it over and over.


Is something going bad in unit because temps are not low enough? Until problem located put an open box of baking soda inside unit to absorb odors.

Jul 24, 2015 | Kenmore Refrigerators

1 Answer

Kenmore side-by-side has CHEMICAL SMELL ODOR inside.


You have a freon leak. With this only being 5 years old, iot's probably worth repairing, unless you are just able to buy a new one. I would have a local tech come out and check it before tossing it. I hope this answers your question and gives you some resolution. I hope to work with you again, so please record our name, email and phone number for future needs. Have a great evening!

Sep 09, 2009 | Kenmore 53642 / 53644 Side by Side...

1 Answer

Kenmore coldspot side by side refrigerator - freezer fine. other


Good to see you put your model number down correctly. Do the lights come on inside when you open door? I noticed your refrigerator has a control board inside the fresh food section behind the control panel I want you to unplug the refrigerator and examine that board for burn marks or loose solder connections on both Sides. Then let me know what you find. Thanks, Sea breeze My email is appliancepsrtsse@yahoo.com Web Site http://servicepartstec.blogspot.com/ Part Number for Control board is 8201528

Jun 10, 2009 | Kenmore 55612 / 55614 / 5561 / 655619 Side...

1 Answer

Foul dead animal smell from kenmoore side by side refrigerator/ice maker


I'm sorry that I don't have a solution, but we have the exact same problem with an older model KitchenAid side-by-side. Did you get this problem solved? If so, can you share what you did?

May 27, 2009 | Kenmore 50522 / 50524 Side by Side...

1 Answer

Odor in fridge


Probably getting a new Fridge-mother doesn't want to continue to deal with repairs. Thanks anyway.

Oct 05, 2008 | Kenmore 18.3 cu. ft. Top Freezer...

1 Answer

Kenmore coldspot


Behind you crisper drawers is an opening to the freezer compartment for air return from the refrigerator. If it is blocked it can cause the problem you posted. The temperature of the refrigerator section controls the running of the system.

Jun 26, 2008 | Kenmore 55612 / 55614 / 5561 / 655619 Side...

1 Answer

Burning plastic smell INSIDE refrigerator


look for a door/light switch, and depress it do the lights go out?? bad switch will keep the lights on and melt plastic lens covers.. could also be nothing and you happened to open open the door right as a defrost cycle was completing( there is a heating elemnt in your freezer) watch your dairy, ice cream nad milk are real good indicators of refrigeration issues. as far as runnig all the time no real" time limit" as to how long it should be running.

Mar 03, 2008 | Refrigerators

Not finding what you are looking for?
Refrigerators Logo

Related Topics:

305 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kenmore Refrigerators Experts

Fred Sops

Level 2 Expert

271 Answers

John Tripp
John Tripp

Level 3 Expert

4636 Answers

mike cooper

Level 3 Expert

864 Answers

Are you a Kenmore Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...