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Dry out completely, wear rubber gloves, wipe down all surfaces with liquid bleach, allow to air out completely then use a sponge with vanilla essense dropped into it to give a nice odour back to your fridge, if after all this the smell returns then it may have infiltrated the evap coils in the freezer, you will have to remove the internal back cover & flush with warm water & bleach.

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i have to give that a wow !!! any way if you can get some clr and wipe it down real good and leave it wet it overnight that has helped us in some of the apartments that we clean well good luck and let me know how this does best regards mike

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