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While a friend was out of town the refrig stopped working. He had quite a smelly mess to clean up. I looked at it and there is oil on the suction line and on the pan below the compressor. The compressor tries to start, draws near LRA, and kicks out on the overload. I suspect a loss of 134A and a compressor failure. We are going to Sears this Friday and demand restitution due to a manufacturing defect. Any advice?

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