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I have an Adler-Barbour Super Cold Machine with a BD 50 compressor. It is not cooling and I suspect refrigerant loss. Problem is local folks don't have experience with marine refers. I need a copy of the repair and maintenance manual to know proper steps for someone to recharge it. Thanks, Steve

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Yes buddy it is refrigerant loss or the compressor is not working its very easy to refill but why has the gas gone these fridges are sealed for life with gas it shouldnt leak 1 bit check the condenser on the back and see if its warm also can you hear the compressor running get back to me

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