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Old 07-08-2017, 07:11 PM   #1
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Bad Odor in Freezer

Something was left in the freezer by mistake. The RV was taken to shop. It ran out of LP while there and now there is a very bad odor in refrigerator. I tried activated charcoal but no luck. Anyone ever made this bad mistake?
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Old 07-08-2017, 07:14 PM   #2
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Spray with ozium and close the door for 24 hours. I used in auto industry for years.

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Old 07-08-2017, 07:17 PM   #3
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Try an opened box of baking soda shut in for several days ...I would use 3 or more boxes for good measure.
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Old 07-08-2017, 07:18 PM   #4
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Use white vinegar and water to clean it out then put a box of baking soda in it and change it out every 2 weeks. Good luck.
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Try a wide-open container of vinegar for a week or so...a lot of vinegar.
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Old 07-08-2017, 07:50 PM   #6
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Ground coffee inside, turn the unit on and leave it for a day or 2
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Old 07-08-2017, 08:05 PM   #7
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I've had good luck with the oxygenated cleaners like Oxyclean. Our problem was in the freezer. I sprayed it heavily and shut the door for a day, then washed it out. I repeated the treatment a week later.
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Put an inch or two of water and add BORAX. Stir and leave for a day or two.
Then wash down the walls with a strong solution of Borax and water.

This also works for odors from waste tanks.
In waste tanks fill the tanks three quarters full and add one box of borax.
Go for a drive with lots of corners.
Let sit for a day than drain and flush.

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