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My new refrigerator smells like plastic, what should I do?

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  • Last Updated 15/05/2015

My new refrigerator smells like plastic, what should I do?

symptom  Symptom 

■  A new refrigerator with the smell of plastic plastic 

cause   Cause

■ Parts of a new refrigerator might emit a plastic-like odour
                (
much like a new car or new furniture has a distinctive smell.)

how to fix  How to fix

            Cleaning the refrigerator with alcohol helps to reduce the smell of plastic.

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