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My refrigerator is w4txngfw. A renter left it off and full

My refrigerator is w4txngfw. A renter left it off and full of food for a week. I have removed all of the easily removable shelves inside the refrigerator and freezer. Scrubbed everything with liquid soap, then scrubbed with baking soda and left the baking soda on for several day with doors open. then power washed the surfaces with power washer soap. Then still with a strong odor, I removed the back panel in the freezer, cleaned the freezer coil cover assembly, then power washed the freezer coils, then mixed up another baking soda mixture and placed on freezer coils for several days. Then I power washed all off, then sprayed a vinegar solution on all, left for hours, then power washed again. Then shut doors with charcoal for about 3 days. Have left the doors open for 2 weeks with charcoal inside ref & freezer. The frig seems to close to no odor but the freezer is still not good enough.There is a small tube in the middle of the freezer compartment behind the cover that was removed. This appears to be where the smell is coming from because the freezer coils are clean. Can this be clean? Do you have any suggestions. PLEASE HELP. Thank you very much. Mike

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I have a sub zero fridge, 10 years old, it has a chemical

I have a sub zero fridge, 10 years old, it has a chemical smell when opened. Some food tastes like the smell. This has been going on for over a month.JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Sub-Zero is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?Customer: 10 years old. Model 632.JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: Depends what you think I need to do.JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: No.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Appliance Technician about your situation and then connect you two.

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I am replacing my 2004 GE Profile microwave model JVM2070SH001

I am replacing my 2004 GE Profile microwave model JVM2070SH001 with a 2015 GE model JNM7196SF1SS and found that the back exhaust vent on the new model is located more than 1.5 inches higher than the old model. Changing the old vent on the wall looks like a huge pain in the...Should I just seal the vent and use the recirculating option?

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We have an Amana bottom freezer refrigerator that is

We have an Amana bottom freezer refrigerator that is emitting an odor. We pulled it out, cleaned behind it, and removed the back panels. There was evidence that mice had been present, but we could find nothing now. We vacuumed out the area and blew air through with a hair dryer. No help. We emptied both the refrigerator and freezer, placed wadded up paper and charcoal briquets inside, and left it unplugged for about 36 hours. I washed out the entire inside with a little bleach added. This morning we plugged it back in and the odor came back. We could smell it in the air coming from the fan in the back. What do we do now?

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We built our home 4 years ago and installed 2 new subzero

We built our home 4 years ago and installed 2 new subzero refrigerators. One has had a bad smell since the beginning. Hard to believe it, but I am finally getting around to chasing down the issue. Any ideas?

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My Bosch range hood has stopped drawing up cooking grease.

My Bosch range hood has stopped drawing up cooking grease. It IS sucking up air, I floated a piece of paper towel, and it got pulled up, but the bottom of the hood was dripping with grease from the 3 tablespoons of olive oil I fried with last night. It appears that grease is swirling under all my pot lights as well....but I think that's just me seeing it in the air directly under the lights. I recently cleaned the filter with dish soap and water-- could I have impaired its ability to draw up the grease?

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I removed the 2 screws behind the vent grille to change the

I removed the 2 screws behind the vent grille to change the charcoal filter. Tilted the grill forward. I cannot lift the grill out. The left side seems ok, but the right side won't release.

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My 4-year old Samsung microwave has just quit working. The

My 4-year old Samsung microwave has just quit working. The letters SE appear in thedisplay window. Can you tell me what that means? Also, in reading my manual, it talksabout a charcoal filter needing replacing every 6 months to a year. I didn't realize it had one of those and have never changed it. Could that possible be the trouble?

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I have a brand new LG LSC22991ST fridge with in door ice

I have a brand new LG LSC22991ST fridge with in door ice maker and water. The fridge is great but the water taste is awful. Tastes like plastic and has an odor like sulphur. Wasn't a problem with old Whirlpool and water line to faucet is new. I bought the fridge primarily based on the ice maker and water system. Ice tastes bad also and changes the taste of whatever I put it in. I'm calling Sears to come and pick it up if there isn't a quick fix.

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