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Old 11-10-2012, 02:31 AM   #1
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Hey guys,
I wa clearing the ice from my mini fridge today and accidentally punctured the plastic freon line and let out all of the gas... I repaired the hole, but I there a way to refill these guys?? Thanks!

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Old 11-10-2012, 09:12 PM   #2
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It cannot be refilled easily. If you had a set of refrigerant gauges and the tools it wouldn't be a big deal, but it will cost more just to have someone come out there to perform the service than a used mini fridge costs. There is no telling if your repair will actually hold either.
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:04 AM   #3
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As above, most service companies charge more than a used fridge costs. They can be repaired and recharged, sometimes not worth it.

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Old 11-11-2012, 05:09 AM   #4
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Nope, these are factory charged. The parts & labor & freon will exceed the cost of a replacement mini-fridge unless you know someone on the business who will work for beer.

To charge your mini-fridge the AC tech has to add high & low side ports, pull a hard vacuum then recharge. And this is all assuming your repair was done correctly.

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