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Burnt rubber smell behind refrigerator

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Burnt rubber smell behind refrigerator





Brand new refrigerators may smell of burnt rubber. 

Rubber is attached to the compressor to prevent it making too much noise  

and smell of rubber can occur due to heat generated by the compressor. 

In particular, smell can get strong when the refrigerator is used for the first

time as the compressor initially runs for a long period of time.




Smell will eventually dissipate within 1 to 2 months of use.








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