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MY FRIDGE IS 3YEARS OLD AND IT DOES NOT COOL EITHER FRIDGE NOR FREEZER,I HAD A REPAIR MAN COME BY AND HE SAID THAT THEIR WAS A POSSIBLE LEAK IN FRIDGE WALLS,DOES THAT SOUND POSSIBLE,COMPRESSOR WORKS,FANS WOKS,COMPUTER WORK,BUT NOTHING COOLS

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  • abelc Nov 20, 2008

    I'M HAVING A DIFFERENT REPAIRMAN COME TODAY,JUST TO GET A SECOND OPINION AND TO SEE WHAT POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS HE MY HAVE,TO OTHER GUY SEND TO TRASH IT,AND IF I WAS GOING TO ,TO CALL HIM SO THAT HE MY REMOVE SOME PARTS,THE TRYING NOT TO GO THAT ROUTE,BECAUSE THE FRIDGE IS STILL SUPER NICE CONDITION....

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Why don't you believe him?  If you've got a hole in the walls, they often contain refrigerant gas.  If it leaks out...unit is dead.  Did you ask him to repair it?  If he said he could...the problem is repairable.  If not, he clearly didn't want to waste his time.  
Leaks of refrigerant out of a sealed system are generally covered by a 5 year warranty...unless you caused it.

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