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The plastic inner seal takes on the odor of what I cook. Even after washing it still smells. I can smell the food odor when I walk in the kitchen. What can I do?

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We need to know what appliance your talking about. Make and model number would be helpful also. I'm thinking a pressure cooker maybe? Let us know so we may help with your problem.

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SOURCE: Kenmore Ultra Wash Model 665 Dishwasher

Dishwashers which are properly installed and regularly used won't normally have a problem with bad odors. Check the following: ?Was the drain hose brought in at the top of the cabinet, or down near the floor? it must be 34" from the floor. ?Do you run the unit at least once every 2 days? -Run a cycle with a quart of vinegar to clean the tub and pump. ?Does the disposal tend to back up slightly when the dishwasher drains? Drain may be clogged. -Don't use gel detergent! ?Check your water softener(If so equipped) These can cause foul odors in the water supply if not properly balanced or maintained Good luck!

Posted on Sep 02, 2007

SOURCE: Odor will not go away.............

try vinegar or clorox

Posted on May 13, 2008

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SOURCE: odor in fridge

Probably getting a new Fridge-mother doesn't want to continue to deal with repairs. Thanks anyway.

Posted on Oct 13, 2008

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I may have found the problem. I pulled out the Fridge again. The odor was in the water pan.

What I found was that the cooling grills in the front was caked with dust. I vacumed this area but it was not until I got down with a flash light and saw this issue. I took a small duster that uses static to pull the dust out. There was a lot. I will see if the smell starts up again.

Posted on Jan 09, 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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