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Dales-Electronic, Home Appliance Technician
Category: Appliance
Satisfied Customers: 1466
Experience:  I am a Home Appliance / Refrigeration Technician of 25yrs+ with my own business and for multi-brand national companies.
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If a freezer has been punctured and the gas has escaped can

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If a freezer has been punctured and the gas has escaped can it be repaired?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 2 years ago.
Hello My name is Ian ~ I am not on the site constantly so please be patient whilst waiting for responses to you queries - OK can you tell me where you have puntured it and is the hole readily accessable?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
A small puncture hole in the roof of the freezer which is readily accessable,
Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 2 years ago.
OK perhaps I had better explain the procedure with the caveat that I am a qualified refrigeration engineer and that most domestic appliance fridge engineers wouldn't even attempt this repair. The second point is that if you cannot get to the bare metal of the area (called an evaporator) then it can't be done and before you even attempt it be aware that specialised refrigeration tools are required. Do you wish to continue?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Expert:  Dales-Electronic replied 2 years ago.
OK thank you - would you now kindly rate the information given by using the stars at the top of the page. Thank you for using JustAnswer and have a good weekend.