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How do I replace the freon in my Magic Chef Wine Cooler?Thanks

Took off back plate vacumed any dust and can't find the high or low freon ports.

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Freon is R-12 refrigerant. Regulated due to involvement in ozone depletion. Which means EPA licensing and you can't just buy it at Wal-Mart. If it's a recent model, it'll contain R-22 refrigerant. Look for a label that tells you what's in and capacity of system. You can buy R-22 refills at box stores but be sure the carrier oil is compatible. However a small cooler might not have been designed to be serviceable. Anyway look for two plastic screw caps for high or low side then use a pressure gauge for car AC from Wal-mart, compare two pressure
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