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LG Refrigerator LMX25988ST Smelly Fridge and Ice

Alendalon

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Location
Toronto
Model Number
LMX25988ST
Brand
LG
Age
6-10 years
Hi everyone,

I recently had my failed compressor replaced and now my fridge and ice smells funky.

While waiting to have my compressor replaced, it was a 2 week waiting period where I absentmindedly kept the fridge doors closed and mold was growing in the freezer and fridge. I have thoroughly cleaned the fridge and have pinpointed the cause of the smell. It is the evaporater fan and enclosure which has foam all around and smells funky. The evaporator fan is circulating this funk into the ice machine and fridge.

My question is, how do I get this funky smell out of the spongy materials found all over the evaporator fan cover?

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rickgburton

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You'll need to replace the cover but so far I haven't been able to find it.
 
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