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My fridge stinks while running And exhaut is sooting up real bad Any ideas ? Thanks Jon

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<P>There are many reasons for smell. </P><P>But one sooty problem is the defrost heater may have burned out</P><P>Remove the inside back panel in the freezer and look for a black burnout</P><P>of the defrost heater.(around the bottom half of the coils. It looks like a stove bake element or its a glass heater</P><P>Replace the heater if it doesn't ohm out or if it is burned</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>If this was helpful please rate me.<BR>Leo Ponder Appliance-Tyler,Texas<BR><A rel='nofollow' href=""></A> </P>

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