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I have a 22 yr old top freezer fridge. I took it to my cabin last year when I bought a new one for the house. However, it does not work-get cold at all. We don't leave the electricity on when we are not at the cabin. Could this be the problem? When we get to the cabin we plug it in. But the 2 days we are in the cabin it will not get cold. Is it worth fixing it, or it too old. We do have another older fridge that the moment we turn the electricity in the cabin we turn the fridge on, it takes about 1 hour and it will get cold. What is the matter with my 22 yr top freezer fridge, Is it worth fixing it? Thanks Cabin fever..

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Ok Sounds like a place i would love to go but .... First, if the trip to the cabin was very bumpy chances are it sprung a leak and lost its gas charge , if this is the case , repairing it may cost more than replacement depending on the location of the leak , if the trip up to the cabin was smooth then consider this, When moving it around to load it up did you maybe move it around suddenly , and if you did this too would cause a leak specially considering  the age of the system, chances are its lost its charge and would require leak testing and repair , here in Australia anywhere up to $ 600.00 

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