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Compressed air is leaking from Zanussi freezer? Can it be fixed & is it dangerous??

I have a Zanussi Fridge-freezer and I stupidly used a knife to take some ice off the inside of the freezer. There is a bad smell coming from the freezer now. I'd say it's compressed gas, as I cut (5mm) the lining in the freezer with a knife.
Can this be fixed? and is it dangerous to be exposed to this gas????

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Gas is not really dangerous, I wouldn't recommend breathing lots of it in or eating food that it comes in contact with as it also contains oil, As for it being repaired, you may be able to have it brazed, but dont get your hopes up. The only sure way to repair it, is to remove the evaporator, re-braze a new one in, vac the system and re-gas. It will probably be cheaper to replace the whole thing, if brazing the hole does not work.

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