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Hi i have an older electrolux 120 gas fridge,the piolet light is going but does not cool down.thinking it needs re-gasing if so where on the sunshine coast and how much

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Sounds as though this is an absorbtion type fridge and hence no gas! in any case, refrigeration only needs regassing when there has been a leak

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