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stevefire 05-06-2011 08:24 PM

freezer smells like smoke
 
my freezer works but is making everything smell like smoke. thought it might be icemaker, so i took it out - still smells

kooler 05-06-2011 11:30 PM

Regardless of inconvenience I would suggest you remove this appliance from use immediately until a professional tech can diagnose the smoke source... The possibility of a house fire may exist... It happened recently in my area (Alaska)... The fire chief traced the fire trail to the fridge (freezer area - side by side)... His words were, "It looked like fire poured out of the freezer"...
This was a Whirlpool and the homeowner said the company sent someone to pickup the fridge and take it back to the factory...

stevefire 05-10-2011 05:33 AM

smoke smell in freezer
 
i have a top freezer from ge. it smells like smoke in there, still freezes good. took out ice maker, but still have the problem. anybody got any suggestions other than to scrap it?


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