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How can you tell if your coolant has leaked out of your refrigerator?

My refrigerator is not cold. The repairman just left and said the coolant has leaked out of the refrigerator. Is the freon colored or clear and should I be able to see it?

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  • mccorm ick06 Apr 13, 2009

    I have frost on the coils a third of the way up. I have replace the defrost heater, what next?

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Freon is a clear gas while at room tempertaure.
You would not see it.
Freon leakage is normally one of the last things to go wrong with a fridge.
You may want a second opinion.

Posted on Apr 13, 2009

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