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Chemical smell in my Whirlpool refrigerator, everything has

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Chemical smell in my Whirlpool refrigerator, everything has been removed and cleaned, put in boxes of baking Sosa even penetrated wrapped butter.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Whirlpool is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: whirlpool gsc25c45ybo1
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: If we can, or call repair
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Do you know what the problem is?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Kelly replied 6 months ago.

Thanks for counting on us to help with your appliance problem. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you!

Expert:  Kelly replied 6 months ago.

The odor is likely from the area of the defrost heater, behind the rear wall, inside the freezer. In the diagram at the link below, number 14 is the rear wall inside the freezer. Has this been removed for inspection?