Have cleaned out frig and freezer pulled frig out and note no smell behind the unit is there a drip pan this is a freezer on the bottom type unit has a water filter does the water filter work for the icemaker too could this be the icemaker making the smell?
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Usually that is caused by a bad defrost heater thermostat or defrost timer. Failure to automatically defrost is the cause of freezing up.
If you don't feel up to doing the work yourself you should have an appliance repair shop look at it.
The gurgling is caused by water in the catch pan under the fridge. When you defrosted it some of the water made it into the drip pan (and maybe overflowed onto the floor). The fan inside the compressor area under and behind the freezer may be splashing in the excess water in the drip pan. This by itself is not a real problem since it is designed to automatically evaporate the water drained during automatic defrosting, but the excess water and potential overflow onto the floor can become a problem.
Some of them do have a drip pan under them ,at the bottom of the frig there is a cover that will come off may be screwed on may snap off when you pull on it.Take a flashlight and shine under it after you get plate off you should see it .You can put a cap full of bleach in it should take care of your problem.
dear sir, i think where you find bad smell rust colour object in near of comressor its sign of comressor oil and there is leak after the leak that oil has been come out please contcet to your service technician for reweld that leakage and refill refrigarant in your freezer , i hope after that problem will be solve . and freezer will being work batter.
Is it a musty smell or that of something / (rodent) decomposing? If you only smell it when it is running then look for BLACK gunk that will probably appear almost like a paste. Even things like cat or dog hair will collect in damp areas. There should be a white plastic drip pan under your unit. Look for the freezer white plastic drain hose on the rear bottom of your unit on the freezer side and follow that hose to the drip pan. It catches water every time the unit defrosts which is 3 - 4 times a day depending on which defrost timer your unit has.
Usually there is a build up in the drip pan that gets mucky and then stinks like mold. It will of course need cleaned.
Also look at the fan area for the coils. Sometimes there are unwanterd home critters that attempt to get through the running fan blades and end dead up inside the cooling coil metal radiator area.
if it has an icemaker attached, this may cause your problem. to get rid of the fishy smell, get a box of baking soda, open it a little, and stick it somewhere in your freezer. this will help to filter the air and make it fresher. Also some vegetables can cause this noxious smell, especially if cooked then frozen or if a box or bag of bad frozen vegetables has been stored in the freezer.
Our freezer recently had a problem with the icemaker making it smell musty, like after a rain, wet dirt, and I have yet to find a real solution to this problem other than baking soda.
Unplug fridge. Remove the panel on the back of the fridge look for dead rodents or fungal growth in the drain pan. consult your local appliance parts distributor for a product called kleene air or try www.reliableparts.com