How do you recharge a refrigerator with Freon?


To recharge your refrigerator with Freon begin by unplugging the refrigerator and finding the compressor. After vacuuming out the system, disconnect the Freon cylinder and add the Freon. Wait approximately five minutes before attaching the hose and valve so that the liquid has time to run through.
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1. Remove the compressor access cover from the rear of the refrigerator. Use a Philips screwdriver or a nut driver to remove the screws. 2. Look at the tag found on the compressor
Do not bother-- simply buy a modern one.
Are you saying there is a hole punched into the sealed system? It's toast, mate. Were you trying to hurry while defrosting it & used something metal to chip ice away? Btw, you
FREON is colorless, as a liquid or a gas.
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How to Recharge Freon to Repair a Refrigerator
Freon, Dupont's trademarked name for CFC and HCFC refrigerants, has become a generic name for all refrigerants. Refrigerators manufactured before 1995 usually contained R-12, a CFC, as a refrigerant. Only EPA certified technicians can buy R-12.... More »
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