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Freezer won't freeze

I had it stored for 4 years not running and I think the gas has leeked out . I pluged it in for most of the day and it wasn't cool at all. It's an old freezer from the late 80''s can I still get it fixed? How?

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  • davismich841 May 21, 2009

    Thanks for your help. Do you know wher I could get a manual for this feezer?

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Hi, It is possible the freon leaked out but, it is more likely the compressor has locked up internaly because there was no oil pumping through it for that many years. It would most likely need a new compressor. If it is an older freezer, you would be better off getting a new freezer.
I hope this gives you some help.
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Yes you can still get it fixed but you have to have someone licsensed for refridgeration come and do it as the freon is a controlled substance here in the US

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  • jon fuller May 21, 2009

    well usually the manufacturers website you can look at manuals but as you do not have a brand or anything else i cannot even look for it for you but a google search should bring it up for you.

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