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Fridge & Freezer smell like a gas grille...

Hello! I just moved into a new place and have a GE side-by-side stainless steel refrigerator. For some reason, the smell of a gas grill has permeated throughout the freezer and fridge. When I first moved in a week ago, I thought someone was grilling outside but soon found out it is the fridge...any ideas what the problem is and how I can fix it?

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Do you mean it smells like propane? Or does it smell like propane exhaust (think taxi cab or fork lift)?

Either sounds pretty serious. I have heard of people using hydrocarbons to recharge refrigeration systems, though it is not the recommended method.

Do you own your residence or do you rent? Either way, call a repair man or the management of your rental right away and insist to have it inspected.

Fridges might smell like plastic or stale air if not used in awhile, but not propane/exhaust that I have ever heard of.

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