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I have a Amana Distinctions side by side refrigerator. I have a burning smell . Smells like electrical burning or getting hot. The odor is comming from inside the frig more on the frig side but we smell it on both sides. I did notice the inside fan ran for a long time. I adjusted the temps and the fan stoped.

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Check defrost element wire maybe burning

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