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I just moved into a house 10 days ago. I don't know how old the appliances in the kitchen are, but I would guess +/-20 years. There is a very strong solvent-like (sort of like lighter fluid) smell whenever I open the freezer section of the Kenmore refrigerator. I can also smell it in the refrigerator, but not as strongly. It still seems to be cooling okay. Any ideas on what might be happening? Should I call a repair person or shop for a new fridge?

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I would shut down the refrigerator and give it a good clean out with soap n water, if it is cooling ok i suspect the previous owners cleaned it with an abrasive cleaner like oven cleaner. Freon really does not smell that bad...maybe a little like propane.

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