I have a R 134a friigidaier refriderator it has a smell comming from the freezer vent as it blows, can't descibe the smell just stinky. when you open the freezer of refridgerator you can smell it we throught something rotted. it's all clean and still stinks. it makes me sick.
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Re: stinky smell
The drains/vents need to be cleaned out with clorine bleach solution.(leave the doors open to dissipate the gas after)it is very common for the drain hose to get a black moss residue blocking it,and people pay a fortune for a callout to fix.lovely........
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Never turn-off the car with the air on. Turn-off the AC and allow the fan to blow-out the cold air for 30 seconds or more. This will prevent that 'musty' 'stinky' smell from occurring in your vent due to condensation.
If the car is 'slow' to turn-over, then your car battery may be failing....
your damper vent door located between the freezer and fridge sections is either broken or frozen shut and not letting cold air in from the freezer to cool the refrige,also make sure the damper door fan is operating and pushing in cold air too
The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. Make sure this fan is running. You may have to hold the door switch in for it to run. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp. The problem could be the electronic control if you have one or the mechanical linkages.
If the evaporator coils behind the back panel of the freezer are icing up because of auto defrost failure that will stop the circulation of cold air and eventually affect the freezer too.
check defrost timer, defrost heater, defrost thermostat. In most newer models the timer has been replaced by an electronic control board. If the heater and thermostat are ok it'll the board.
there is a drain in the freezer than gets pluged, unplug frige from wall, put food in ice chest take hair dryer and melt ice thats at back wall in freezer remove icemaker if there, and back wall of freezer inside, melt any remaining ice, **** up water with wet vac or sponge,see the pinky size hole in the pan under the coils, point hair dryer at it for a wile. now take the the lower back cover off behind frige and blow all the dust out and find the plastic tube, about the size of your finger and put the wet vac on it until you can hear it sucking in the freezer, take e cup of hot soapy water ond poor it in the freezer pan. put everthing back and your good to go
for Frost build up and if Fan is blowing,
To make sure clean, and the fan is blowing by compressor,
Check Recirclating Vents in refrigerator... to make sure theres no blockage,
CONTROLS ...should be in the middle setting,