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I am looking at buying a used kenmore 15100 btu unit model 253-355-350 that is supposedly 5-6 years old but little to no use. Is there any issues with this regarding losing some of the coolant? Does it hurt the unit sitting for 6 years and is its life expectancy shortened substantially? Is it efficient in regards to energy used or should I be buying a new one because technology has changed.

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This is a catch 22....this is a good unit, but I would try it before you buy. If you get it cheap enough it will pay for itself. Are there more efficient units? Yes , but at what cost? This will be a decision between long term and short term. I would get a new unit if you want long term....and short term if you just want toget by a couple years.

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