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Old 07-08-2009, 10:06 PM   #1
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I just noticed a chest freezer in my area, but it needs a new compressor. Anyone know what the cost would be? The freezer is a Magic Chef 7.2. I know I can do the repair, just not sure if it is worth it.

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Old 07-08-2009, 10:14 PM   #2
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When my 10 cu. ft. chest freezer crapped out, I turned it into a Koolerator for neighborhood brewfests. Keeps multiple beers cold for days.








 
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Old 07-08-2009, 10:17 PM   #3
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I just noticed a chest freezer in my area, but it needs a new compressor. Anyone know what the cost would be? The freezer is a Magic Chef 7.2. I know I can do the repair, just not sure if it is worth it.

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Not worth it. A new replacement compressor will probably cost about $300 plus the cost of the refrigerant and labor if any. You might be able to somehow cut that in half if you are properly connected, but even at that I would say it's not worth it. You can find plenty of used ones around for $50-100 and sometimes for free. I haven't paid for a refrigerator or freezer yet and combined I have seven of them running. Six for beer and one for food. Sometimes I eyeball the one I use for food and it gets really nervous!

 
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Old 07-09-2009, 04:28 AM   #4
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Thanks. I will nt pursue this freezer. I would never have thought replacing a compressor would cost so much.

 
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