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Offline app1

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Smell In Fridge
« on: April 03, 2012, 05:55:02 PM »

I am working on a Roper Refrigerator Model# RT21LMXKQ00 and for some reason it is starting to smell like oil and the ice even has a oil type taste to it. Do I have a leak in the evaporator or where would it most likely be. Or is it impossible to have that smell from a refrigerant leak?
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Re: Smell In Fridge
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2012, 08:58:12 PM »
Might be a leak. look for leaks near where the heater touches closest to the evaporation unit.
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