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Chemical smell in kitchen. is it coming from my brand new refrigerator?

Is something leaking? burning?

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The odors are normal for some new refrigerators,its due to the type of plastic used,let it cool and put coffee inside both compartments or baking soda as these 2 items will remove odors,after the odors gone continue to keep a box of baking soda in each compartment to control all food or plastic odors,this should help remove your odor problem

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SOURCE: chemical odor...

Is the unit working ok I think tech17 is trying to find out if you have a freon leak inside the unit??

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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SOURCE: sweet chemical smell coming from refrigerator

if smell is just sometimes,
auto defrost coil in frost free refrigerator
just below freezer

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SOURCE: Chemical smell from refridgerator

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Gold refrigerator water leaking

If it's flooding, it's NOT the drain pan. It's probably the water valve has gotten stuck in the open position. Hope this helps!

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore side-by-side has CHEMICAL SMELL ODOR inside.

You have a freon leak. With this only being 5 years old, iot's probably worth repairing, unless you are just able to buy a new one. I would have a local tech come out and check it before tossing it. I hope this answers your question and gives you some resolution. I hope to work with you again, so please record our name, email and phone number for future needs. Have a great evening!

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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