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MV450 SCOTTSMAN ICE MACHINE

HI MATE, LAST TIME I SPOKE TO YOU, RE PROBLEM WITH MY SCOTTSMAN MACHINE, I HAVE A QUICK QUESTION, I CHANGE THE EXPANSION VALVE CAUSE ITS BLOCKING , NOW 4 MONTHS LATER IT HAS THE SAME PROBLEM, NOW IM CHANGING THE VALVE AGAIN. THE PROBLEM IS THE WATER DROP AND WHEN MACHINE READY TO HARVEST ,ICE NOT DROP AND RED LIGHT COMES ON STEADY , IS ANY REASON WHY THE VALVE FAIL QUICKLY.

Many thanks

henry

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  • Tiatala Oct 24, 2008

    Hi Mate,

    When theTech change the Expanson Valve last time , he didn't change the filter dryer he only change the TXV , now he is changing both now. I hope there no more to be fixed, its very expensive exercise, the new valve TX is $790.00 and the filter is $150.00 but i have no choice.



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    Do you know where i can get a expanson valve for one of my other machine, I have a manitowoc model DG12020 has two evaporator, one of the expansion valve is leaking, which cause the one evaporator with no ice and the other with ice up to the ice probe. When i check the expansion valve one has ice and the other valve no ice on it.I would much appreacted if you know where i can get those expansion valve. im happy to buy two but i don't know where to look for .



    Many Thanks



  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    ice cantinew make but not remov

  • James Helmer
    James Helmer May 11, 2010

    Was the system filter dryer on the refrigerant side changed at the same time as the TXV was changed. Moisture in a system will freeze in the expansion valve stopping circulation of refrigerant. Under normal conditions expansion valves do not fail in 4 months.

    When installing a new Expansion valve it is necessary to protect the valve body from excess heat by wrapping the body with a wet cloth during the soldering process. Proper instructions are included with each valve when shipped.


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Personally I think the prices that you paid for the new TXV and dryer are VERY far out of line.Get what information you can off of the TXV power assembly and valve body along with the manufacturer of the valve and I will see what I can find out for you. If it is the power assembly that is rusted out and leaking there are kits for replacement parts on most valves.

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