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I HAVE A FAIRLY OLD USED AMANA REFRIDGERATOR WITH A FREEZER ON TOP...OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS, BOTH THE FRIDGE AND FREEZER HAVE HAD A CHEMICAL/ALCOHOL-ISH SMELL...THE BUTTER AND FRUIT TASTE LIKE IT...I HAVE CLEANED IT THOROUGHLY AND IT STILL SMELLS ? ANY IDEA HOW TO FIX THIS OR WHAT MAY BE CAUSING IT ? SINCERELY STINKY FRIDGE OWNER- DANIELLE

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All items stored in the refrigerator and freezer should be stored in sealed packaging. Frost free refrigerator operate with a very low humidity and will pick up odors from products. Somewhat of ozone smell will be in some frozen foods. This is a normal condition. Open food stuffs, and possibly a burning electrical connection or component Deodorizing packs are available on the market to absorb odors. Also put an open box of baking soda in freezer and refrigerator sections this will absorb odor. However It might be a Freon leak either.

Also this smell causes by a faulty heater or the heater could be melting the plastic where it is positioned. Un plug the refrigerator and remove the back panel inside the cabinet. Look for any signs of burning. If there are no signs of burning then it could be the insulation within the panel work rotting. Try sealing all the edges with sealant. Also, check that the drainage hole inside the cabinet is clean and clear. If you pull the refrigerator out and look at the back, usually at the bottom is the compressor (black motor). On top of the compressor is a plastic tray which collects the water from inside the cabinet, make sure that is clean. Be careful as the compressor will more than likely be hot. Do not pour lots of water down the drainage hole as the plastic tray can only hold so much. If you over fill this tray the water can spill over the electrics for the compressor.

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