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Refridgerator I live in an area where we have sulfur gases in the air and our water. We have a chlorine injection system on our water in help take the sulfur out of it, it helps a but I'm still ahving to replace my appliances too often. My refridgerator has a freon leak and has to be replaced in less than 1 and 1/2 years. This is getting to be pretty expensive. Any suggestions, besides move...

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YES THIS ISSUE THAT YOU HAVE MOST PEOPLE DO NOT BELIEVE EXISTS BUT IT DOES AS YOU KNOW

The solve for the solution is to spray paint all of the copper tubing at the compressor connections , and any of the tubing that you can even if it means laying the machine down on its back to get to them black enemel spray paint will work you choose gloss or satin. it keeps the sulfur gas from attacking the copper

btw take a look at other items in the house that have copper in them light fixtures light swithes recepticals, air conditioning coils
bet that they are tarnished

Posted on Apr 17, 2008

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