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Sub Zero 611F "vacuum condenser" warning persists, unit not 100%

For a week or so, the unit has been fine in the freezer (bttm area) but not cooling below 45 in the refrigator. Vacuuming the condenser has not helped. The warning light keeps coming on. Having read some posts, I looked for and found an area of condensation on the rear left wall of the refrigerator, halfway down. Not enough water to pool. Not even dripping down the wall. Yet, that is. Is there no other possibility than a hole in the evaporator as one answer suggests in an old post? Is there something more simple that one can try before calling for service, Is this necessarily a sealed system component issue, as the person suggested?

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