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Refrigerator not cooling

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The compressor is on but how do you determine if the compressor is pumping and how to determine if the freon is low or out; without putting access vales on the copper lines?

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Open the freezer compartment, remove the evaporator cover and check the frost pattern. Post a picture of it here if you can. Your make and model number of the refrigerator would help in troubleshooting.

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unfortunately, this happened about a month ago and I wasn't aware of this site. But there was not a frost pattern at all, the fridge and freezer compartments were room temperature. Both fans were on and the compressor was on. 

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Then you have a leak in the sealed system, not worth repairing unless you paid over $2,000 for the unit or unless it's a built in.

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But, fun to practice on, like getting the brazing correct I.E. cap tube,   Over filling problems,    How to fill by frost pattern................Remember,   " Never  let a serious  crisis (failed refer)  go to waste "............

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Please move this thread to the Kitchen Appliance forum.

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Topic moved.

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