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Kenmore top freezer fishy smell

I have a Kenmore model #253.74802404.  I have a had problem with a very bad fishy smell - I completely cleaned it out - cleaned all seals, etc.  Is there a drain pan in the back? How do you get to it?   Thanks!

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If it has an icemaker attached, this may cause your problem. to get rid of the fishy smell, get a box of baking soda, open it a little, and stick it somewhere in your freezer. this will help to filter the air and make it fresher. Also some vegetables can cause this noxious smell, especially if cooked then frozen or if a box or bag of bad frozen vegetables has been stored in the freezer. Our freezer recently had a problem with the icemaker making it smell musty, like after a rain, wet dirt, and I have yet to find a real solution to this problem other than baking soda.

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