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Old 06-25-2013, 12:36 PM   #1
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I had a problem and the tec said I had a restriction and he flushed the system. He charged $85 to refill. Is this the going price of freon?
the ice maker would not work although there was water to the door. he said there are 4 solenoids in the system. why would there be 4 ?
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He is currently working on the reefer so a quick response will be most appreciated.
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It looks like there are 4 maybe 3 cant tell for sure from image.

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The street price for R134A is around $8 to $10/# plus labor to install. You are getting a bargin for $85 if he is doing it right.

Generally, adding refrigerant to a sealed refrigerator system is a waste of time and money. To properly do it, he has to add solder in Schrader fittings, and evacuate the system. I would also want a liquid line filter drier added at the same time.

I would expect a quality job to be about $300 plus/minus.

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Thanks, Iceman: The $85 was on top of a $50 service call. Did I still get a bargin. He said I had a restriction in the system and he purged it and refiled the freon. Does this sound right to you?
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