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Why there is food odor from the Refrigerator?

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  • Last Updated 13/09/2015


Why there is food odor from the Refrigerator?


Symptom Symptom


             1. There is food odor from the refrigerator. 


Reason Cause


                 1. If food is stored without sealing, food odor is mixed with air inside to cause refrigerator odor. In particular, fish smell is difficult to remove.


How to fix How to fix


             1. Clean inside with alcohol. After it has been cleaned, set the product for stronger cooling and use sealed containers to store food.

            2. Please put a piece of coal inside the refrigerator, because they help to absorb any bad odor inside the refrigerator.


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