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Model # - ET18HK - Refrigerator not cooling

Model # - ET18HK - the refrigerator all of a sudden stopped cooling. Compressor is working, fan is working, no ice in evaporator coils. Any idea why it would stop?

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Sounds like you have a leak in the refrigeration circuit somewhere. The refrigerant has leaked out of the system. It often will leak very slowly and you will not hear see of notice anything till the unit stops working.
To find the leak and repair the unit will probably cost more than buying a new one. These leaks are often very hard to find and many are not repairable anyway.

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