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post #1 of 31
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i was playing around with my machII (just making things cold) and after i turned it off the hose (i guess thats what its called) or the part with the sleeving on it sounded like it was leaking gas or something

is this normal

oh and it only does it when i have it facing up like it would be in a computer

it stops when i lay it down

Just wondering what i could do to stop it

Thx

EDIT: if i was unclear of the sound description its like a hissing sound
    
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post #2 of 31
A leak? I sure hope not. That's a week or two of service =(
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post #3 of 31
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oh poo any idea of how to repair ??
    
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post #4 of 31
Well the idea is DO NOT MOVE THE COOLING HOSE WHEN ITS COLD!!!!. you see what happens to metal when it gets cold? It gets stff and brittle and with it being a flex line thats worse it can crack very easy. Thats how mine broke. Youll kknow if its leaking it wont be cold if its all empty
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post #5 of 31
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well it still gets cold but i still hear a hissing sound

do you think i could take off the insulation and patch it up??
    
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post #6 of 31
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Originally Posted by born2killU
well it still gets cold but i still hear a hissing sound

do you think i could take off the insulation and patch it up??
Yes, patch it ASAP. Recharges can be expensive!
    
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with what though??
    
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post #8 of 31
You cant patch it.... It needs to be brazed. And that means it has to be vaccumed and recharged. It should cost around 175-200 for the work, but youd have to ask the person who can do it. XS has a bunch such as RUNMC (the guy whos doing my vapochill) and Jinu117 (whos doing sdumpers)
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post #9 of 31
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you think someone at like a fridge repair shop could do it

its just that i dont wanna spend like $200 on shipping
    
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Shipping isnt bad. UPS gorund cost me $30
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