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Refrigerator not cooling

How do i put freon in whirlpool

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    refrigerator woes

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    my new whirlpool refridgerator is not cool in.



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Don't try putting in freon, you will need a technician to physically go and look at it.

It require tools and skill. A refrigerator needs to be vacuum to remove any moisture and then charge with freon.

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Yeah dont even try that

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If it's running, than most probably freon (refrigerant gas) escaped and fridge has to be recharged. Anyway, more info needed. There could be a lot of reasons.

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