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Frisdge/freezer and ice smell

There is in a odor in the freezer/firdge and the ice that smells fishy. We have thoroughly cleaned it out and dumped the ice repeatadly but oder persists. The ice smells even after I take it out of the freezer which makes me think it is related to the water supply making the ice and cooling the refrigerator.

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  • greekmd Feb 17, 2009

    we have the same problem any solution?

  • jk90 Aug 04, 2012

    same problem here too

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I had a side by side refrigerator with an Ice maker from Sears. The ice it makes smell fishy so bad that I could not use to drink with anything else but throw away to the plants. So I unscrewed the ice maker . It is not that bad, but quite simple to take it out. I noticed rusted pieces of metal generating strong fishy smell. I could not get rid of rust with soap, detergent, oil so I wrap it in plastic bag then screw it back into the refrigerator. Screwing back the ice maker. Voila. The smell is going away. The ice is good. Pina Colada and Daiquiri here we go .

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