Stinky Trailers

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RealDiehl's Comment
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I had recently delivered some foul (pardon the pun) bits of chicken. The reefer reeked afterwards. I had it washed and it still smelled awful. What do you do in that situation?

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Diver Driver's Comment
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I had recently delivered some foul (pardon the pun) bits of chicken. The reefer reeked afterwards. I had it washed and it still smelled awful. What do you do in that situation?

You can try to run the reefer with the doors open on "High air" intelliset for a while. That will help air it out. Good luck

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Rob T.'s Comment
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What do you do in that situation?

go find an Empty and take that. Leave the stinky trailer for the next guy. Think of how great it will smell after sitting in the heat for a few days. Only kidding... smile.gif I'm interested to see others suggestions

Matthew W.'s Comment
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I was told to spread rice along the floor and run on high air for an hour. Then wash it out. The rice absorbs the odor. Ive not had this problem so I cant confirm the fix from experience.

Tractor Man's Comment
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I have heard of buying a large can of coffee an sprinkling all over the floor of the trailer. Shut the doors, in your case, (run the reefer), for as long as possible. then sweep it out. Never tried it but it sounds plausable.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

PackRat's Comment
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Maybe try several Yankee Candles while parked overnight for your break.

Cwc's Comment
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I had recently delivered some foul (pardon the pun) bits of chicken. The reefer reeked afterwards. I had it washed and it still smelled awful. What do you do in that situation?

Had it washed where? I see reefers getting washed out at tanker farms. I also drag some foul smelling tanks into these places. But they sure don't leave stinking.

I'm not a reefer guy but I would think they should still be on the hook for the clean out if it still stinks.

Reefer:

A refrigerated trailer.

Sid V.'s Comment
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Get coffee grounds. Spread it around the ground and run with doors open for about an hour. Sweep it up and it'll smell fresh.

Matthew W.'s Comment
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Come to think of it, I think it was coffee grounds I heard too. Sorry about that.

RealDiehl's Comment
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A lot of great suggestions. Thanks!

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