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Frig and freeze work fine!! But an ordor started and is staying!!

Done it all!! Cleaned ,used odor absorbers and still no luck. The food tastes odd the ice and the icecream all have that same gross taste. took out all food, and threw it away plus emptyed all ice. Now, the new ice and anything we put in there smells and tastes so odd and gross.... Help help help. Frig. not even that old. And I donot save leftovers or keep onions in frig. I'm so confused. Seems to be coming from the freezer and maybe icemaker. But I cant tell the smell slams u in the face when u open the door.

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Most likely some raw meat juice leaked into a spot you can not see or get to. The defrost heater area and / or the defrost drain are the most likely suspects. If you can diss-assemble enough to get to these to clean, you stand a good chance of conquering your odor problem. Additionally, there is one odor absorber that has worked rather well for me, but I don't remember the exact name,.... but I'll post it in an additional comment tomorrow.

Posted on Jul 29, 2009

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    Carl Schulzetenberg Jul 29, 2009

    Get the 1/2 once liquid size of Odors Away . It is available at Do It Best hardware stores (Item # 621854), on line at hardwarestuff.doitbest.com , or I'm sure at other places as well. You use just a few drops and it eliminates most odors by neutralizing the odor molecules, not just covering up the odor. It comes with a guarantee : If ODORS AWAY does not solve your odor problem, mail unused portion with proof of purchase ....... for refund.

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    Carl Schulzetenberg Jul 29, 2009

    This is the stuff you want to try.

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