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Old 04-29-2007, 04:59 AM
Kevbo Kevbo is offline
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Originally Posted by Colophon
I was told was the refrigerant gas.
Probably not. Most refrigerants used in domestic appliances are oderless. * The oil has a very faint odor. But when the motor burns up, the varnish used for insulation has a strong smell, and if refidgerant so contaminated leaked after a burnout, THEN you'd smell it.