Why does smell of rubber burning from the back of the refrigerator? (Standard refrigerator)
■ Rubber burning
1. Smell of burning rubber can occur for new refrigerators. Vibration-proof rubber is attached to reduce the noise from the compressor, and the heat from the compressor might cause the odor.
2. The odor might be stronger when the refrigerator is used for the first time as the compressor runs longer.
Odor will disappear gradually after using a refrigerator for 1-2 months.
* What is vibration-proof rubber?
Rubber material used to protect the unit from vibrations or impacts.