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Have alful odor in freezer and ref,had some things spoiled and lefted bad odor in freeer and smell went into ref tooked everything out and washed them out good, and put backing soda in but smell was still there, so now iturned both off and opened the doors but smell is still there.

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Sorry that has happened to you. The only way to get the smell out is to clean all of the inside sections of the freezer and fresh food section with a good cleaner and warm water. Unplug and remove the rear panel in back of freezer and wash the evaporator coils with warm water and Clorox solution. When done in that way the solution goes down the defrost condensate drain to the pan below the refrigerator and it also disinfects the smell that has accumulated from inside the refrigerator and freezer and ends up being returned into the air inside your home from the condensate collection pan that uses the heat from compressor and fan to replace the moisture inside you home. Thanks, Good Luck, It Works! Sea Breeze

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Empty the unit and put a dish of charcoal in the frig and the freezer. Let it run for a week and see if that helps. Some odors will get into the plastic and insulation and cannot be removed.
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