Removing Smell from Fairly New Refrigerator?

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Q: I have a fairly new refrigerator that came with a house I bought. There was a terrible smell from rotten food, or whatever was in there. I have gotten most of the smell out with vinegar, and baking soda, and lemons, all with a few different combinations. Its been cleaned through and through:But there is still a pretty bad smell towards the bottom. Does anyone know of any hard-core way to try to get this last lingering smell out? Or should I chuck the (otherwise good) refrigerator?

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and son in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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