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There is a strong chemical burning smell coming from the fridge/freezer but it still seems to be working ok at the moment, the light is on and still feels cold, any ideas what this could be?

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If the smell is very sweet something like peardrops, could be poystyrene packing. check for cable chaffing where it enters cabinet.replace mains cable completely. if mains cable outer cover is getting too hot it will smell as above WARNING polystyrene gives off cyanide gas over 120c/when burning do not inhale(only had 1 freezer melt in 30 years it was set on purpose)

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