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Brken line in an almost new fridge

This fridge is for sale cheap on Craigslist, because the current owner says there is a broken line that they can't find and they want rid of the fridge regardless. It came from a scratch and dent warehouse and may have been stored for a long time in the cold, hence the suspected diagnosis.
I'm told there is a foam that can be used to seal any and all line leaks. Is this a viable repair option please?


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First thing is to go to the MGF website,some times you can check the warranty and see when it was made, if it does then you wil know if there telling you the truth about how old it is,you will need model and serial#s,,as for broken line,I hope your talking the door water line,
if you are the best thing is to get new line unless the brake is in a spot that you can get to,if not attach the new and old together with
a step connector, at the back of fridge,add a dab of glue on both so they do not separate when pulling the new one through,now just pull
the new one through until it shows,make sure there is extra on both sides so you can cut the connector off and still have line to reconnect it in back and in the door.If your talking pump line,,
I would not by it.Most stores and sears have massive sales now.

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