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What is the model number off the data tag on the inside of the fridge? And take a look outside when you remove the inspection cover and see if there is any yellowish debris around the base of the burner. That would indicate a failure of the cooling unit and a rebuild would be needed to correct this. Get back to me with this information and I can assist you further here. All follow ups are included in our fee.
That is sodium chromate and is the "Pepto bismal" of the system and when you see that the cooling unit is leaking. This is a pretty common problem on this model as it ages. You can rebuild this using a good re-built cooling unit made by ATCO America who galvanizes them to prevent this from happening. You can do this yourself if you are somewhat handy with tools and I can direct you in this process. I can provide you with a source as well for the part if your local dealer doesn't have them. Hope this proves helpful here.
I get $899 for this rebuild in my shop, but the price may vary in your area. Not all shops want to do this and just want to sell you a new one for about twice that price. The warranty is the same as a new one.
You can usually buy one online or I can assist in that depending on where you are located.
I have been selling these for about 13 years with excellent results. I am located up near Mt Shasta on I-5.
Not right now as I am not at my shop..........but, I can get this to you on Monday.
The turnaround is about 3 days on average. And you are most welcome!
Once you remove the fridge, it takes about 30 minutes to take it apart and then you clean it up and let it dry out. It takes about 3 hours total to rebuild, but one day to allow the new sealing to dry. I will offer you a phone chat option if you want to do this yourself and I can direct you over the phone. No time limit or on multiple calls.