Question about GE Hotpoint Top-Freezer Refrigerator
HotpointIs it hard to replace some of the freon in a hotpoint frige? We had a huge power surge and the frige smelt of freon after I yanked the plug. But after I pluged it back in it is now running fine and getting cold. The freezer (on top)is even freezing again but I have it past the middle setting so I know all it need's is some of the freon replaced. If I get a kit from a parts supply place is it hard to do? I dont have the money to pay someone to do it for me and I dont have the money to buy a new one. Even a used one is $100.00 and it would be my luck it would break down as soon as the 30 day warenty is over.
I replaced leaking evaporator coil in this video and charged it with freon R134a
Posted on Oct 10, 2015
Well if you get another one my advice is to stay away form G.E. which hotpoint is G.E. ... Also sxs's are having quit a lot of problems.. seemes like thats all I'm working on anymore... More G.E.'s than anything else.. Good luck
Posted on Aug 29, 2007
The only time u need to add freon is IF you have a leak... I dont see anyway a power surge could cause loss of freon. Not sure what u smelled but I dont think it was freon. I wouldnt mess with opening you Refrigersnt system ... If you do need freon... means u have a leak.. depending on how bad the leak is ..This will be how long u got before you have to add again.. No guarantee how long it would last 2 days, a week, a month???
Posted on Aug 29, 2007
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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