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Punctured freezer coil

I was defrosting my side-by-side freezer this afternoon when I puncuted the freezer coil (yes, I was using a screwdriver) trying to ''advance'' the process along. A bust of air came out when it was punctured, which I assume was the freeon.

The question that I have is how much it will cost to fix it, or should I just start shopping for a new unit. thanks!

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Depending on the make and model. Also the area you live in. You will need to have a new evaporator and a filter dryer. Hopefully moisture didnt get into the system. You could be talking anywhere from 300 and up. So I guess you can call around to make sure of the cost in your area.

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