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What can be causing an odor, when the compressor fan runs?

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
September 9th, 2009

I have a Kenmore refrigerator top mount model number 253.6924470. When the compressor fan runs, it blows a moldy, kind of sports bag smell out the bottom. The compressor also runs a lot because the door was not attached properly, when it was delivered. The plastic seal does not fully cover the opening.

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Air Compressors , Kenmore , Refrigerators , Appliances
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scott d
An odor from under the unit, when the fan runs, can be from the drain pan or the compressor grommets. First I suggest cleaning the drain pan with some bleach and warm water. If the odor still exists, the compressor grommets # 218513300 will probably need to be replaced. To help your door make a better seal, usually leveling the cabinet will also adjust the door. If you need more assistance, you can resubmit your question with more details.
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September 9th, 2009
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