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My sub zero does not cool on the refrigerator side. Tech

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my sub zero does not cool on the refrigerator side. Tech said cooling coil is leaking freon. Can I replace this without replacing the compressor and how much to replace. i have a 561 thats 18 years old.
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Sub-Zero is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: 18 years, model M1386304
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: No.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Selling house so just want to get it cooling again
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

If the unit is low on freon you wouldn't be able to replace it yourself because it requires a license to work on a sealed system this large. That being said if it leaked out once it will likely leak out again without a dye drier installed to determine where the leak is coming from. The cost of having a technician repair and recharge your system leak is usually about $450-600 or so depending on exactly where it's leaking from.

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