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Refrigetor doesn't freezer

My refrigetor runs with out freon and i want to add freon but i can't find the place where to put it.

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Small appliances use CLOSED systems because they use r-12 or 134a freon (you have to be licensed to buy and dispose of it) - once charged - they are sealed shut. You will have to make your own charging port with a tap (similar to a refrigerator water line tap. They are available at most A/C supply shops... however the taps are inconsequential if you do not have a license to purchase the refrigerant.

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