I just finished replacing the cooling coils on our 7 year old Dometic frig. Total cost $395 including shipping. One year warranty and 3 year warranty on leaks. Although it was a little more involved than I first thought. It is still quite do able by the average DIY type. No special tools required. The most difficult thing was separating the old coils from the frig it self. Basically you just take a big pry bar and pry it apart. The old coils are returned to rebuild at their expense. For the cost of a new frig I would do it again in a minute. The rebuilder provided good directions and they rebuild the coil system not just patch it. There are several rebuilders out there. This is the one I used Service was fast and efficient.
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Dale & Sandi
2006 Jeep TJ 4.0 w/33s 4" lift
2008 Winnabago Adventurer 38T
Liberty Lake (Spokane) WA.
A Tip for next time to save Some prying. Position a short length of 2X4 against the inside of the Coil that loops through the Freezer . About 2 1/2 Feet will do. Lean Fridge backwards onto a Work Bench or Other Solid Support. Using an 8 Lb Sledge Hammer give the Outer End of the 2X4 a good whack and that Pesky Old cooling Unit will Pop right out!
Rob & Jean
98 Dutch Star Diesel Pusher ..92 Tracker 4X2