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Freezer compartment on Sanyo SR-3660S

While scraping the ice build up off the freezer tray I opunctured the raised metal through which the freon (?) flowed. Air now rushes out. Is there any way to plug the gash?

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Nope. That's about $800 bucks in damage that only a licensed professional CFC tech could "possibly" repair with very specialized equipment. I'm afraid that was a fatal blow to your refrigerator.

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