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I have a burning smell coming from inside my kitchenaid superba side by side fridge. It smells like a burning plastic. The fridge still turns on and keeps things cool, but it started to kick out that burning smell yesterday and I can't find out what it might be. Any help?

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Remove the power plug and move your fridge forward. Now look at the rear bottom side of the fridge to see if there are any parts that heats up. You can trace this to the smell emitting from the heated part and confirm. It can be the motor, contactor or the defrost timer.

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