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For several days now we have been experiencing a stagnant cheesy smell that seems to be coming from somewhere in our Liebherr fridge. I have really cleaned out the interior but the smell is still continuing - can you help please! Regards, Hazel Burn

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Hi hazel,not sure about this particular model but if you have a drain hole inside on the back, syringe out with clorine bleach(the smell will go in about 30 mins).sprinkle bicarb inside to absorb any residual niffs.
hope this works for you

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