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WK3000-7 yrs old. Stays on for very long time,but still maintains cool cellar. Ices on outside, but ice melts when unit shuts off. I've just cleaned the outside (exit) cooling vanes with vacuum cleaner. Don't know if coolant has leaked. Can this unit be repaired?

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\015\012Check your temp. settings and that the fan in the freezer/refrigerator is working, if items are working, (normal settings are about 1/2 way of the dial range). then your problem is a Refrigerant leak. When refrigerant level is low, the lines start to freeze but as soon as the compressor stops, the ice will melt. When there is a problem with the.defrost timer or the defrost coil, Ice builds up and takes up to a day with the fridge open to melt.\015\012
\015\012The repair of a leak in the system should be performed by a qualified HVAC Technician.\015\012
\015\012I suggest to call and ask how much would it be to repair the leak, then you decide if it is worth fixing or just replace it.\015\012
\015\012Good Day!!

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