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Emerson FR24RD Wine Cooler

My Emerson FR24RD Wine Cooler won't stay cold. Any suggestions? Also looking for somewhere to take to be repaired in Rochester, NY.

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  • leaguedenise Dec 14, 2008

    Wine cooler started overheating and condensation formed inside glass. Cleaned filter still temperature shot up.

  • 757200 Dec 15, 2008

    FR24RD, 1 yeart old on Christmas, no cooling and condensation. Do these all self destruct after 1 year?

    Emerson has NO service information on their website.

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    Mine won't cool lower than 60 degrees

  • vogjerry Jan 22, 2009

    Yes, I also have a Emerson wine cooler, FR24SL. my cooler also was running hot. I removed the back, but mine has only one fan that i can see .The fan will not turn freely. it"s 3.5" wide. Will the 92mm fan work. sorry not up on my metric......

  • kamey64 Feb 07, 2009

    I also have an Emerson wine cooler FR24SL, not coolling past 70. Fan runs but does not cool.

  • kayslp420 Mar 19, 2009

    My emerson wine cooler also one year old- power went out and it has not worked since!!

    Maybe just a ploy to get us to buy new ones!

  • iuerhg Mar 27, 2009

    Also have had FR24RD for about a year. Purchased from Target. Does not hold Temp and condensation puddles inside. Both fans spin and appear to be working normally. Took unit back plate and "fan system" apart, cleaned it, and still not cooling. Extremely frustrated.

  • falim Apr 24, 2009

    I have the same problem with my 8 bottle Emerson wine cooler. I have had it just over 16 months and it quit cooling and water began puddling up in the bottom of the unit. I cleaned the fan and screen in the back and it seemed to work for about a week and then it quit cooling again. I assume that whatever was wrong with it initially was still wrong with it after I cleaned it. Seems to me that there should be a recall as the product is defective.



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If you are handy with small electrics, or know someone who is...

I had a similar problem and just solved it.
My cooler was leaking and had trouble keeping the proper temperature.
It was also making a buzzing sound which is what lead me to my solution.
BTW - The liquid that was leaking was condensation, probably because the unit was not holding a constant temperature.

Unplug the unit first - no need to get electrocuted.
These units use peltier cooling- essentially a large heat sink with three fans attached.
Click here for more info regarding peltier cooling.
The peltier unit is not repairable, but the fans are; which was what my problem was.
There are three fans on this unit, one on the inside and two on the outside.
Follow these steps to remove them.

  1. Remove the rear cover. It is held on with ten screws. This exposes the two exterior fans and the peltier heat sink
  2. The heat sink is held on with four screws - remove them and pull the heat sink out. The third fan is on a short wire lead, so be careful when removing the heat sink from the body of the cooler.
  3. The two exterior fans are connected to a control panel, the electrical connection is easy to disconnect.
  4. Once all of the wires have been disconnected, you can remove the fans from the heat sink.
  5. The fans are screwed to a mounting plate, which is screwed to the heat sink
  6. You must remove the mounting plate first to expose the screws that hold the fan to the mounting plate. The fans are typical computer case cooling fans
  7. I only needed one fan, but replaced all three because I didn't want to do this job again.
  8. I purchased my fans from the prices were better than what I found at the computer websites. Also, these fans are much better than the original and will hopefully last much longer than the three I got from the old ones.
  9. You need one of these and two of these. The total with shipping was around $30
  10. You will need to splice the old electrical connection sockets onto the new fans using wire crimpers or solder them on.
  11. Attach the components in reverse order and power on the unit.
  12. These fnas may move more air than the originals, because the unit seemed to cool much quicker than I remember.
  13. Total time for repair is about 45 minutes
Hope this helps and Good Luck

Posted on Jan 16, 2009

  • luzer1966 Jan 16, 2009

    *** Regarding my solution ***

    You need two of these fans and one of these.

    Sorry for any confusion.

  • depalma6802- Nov 27, 2010

    I ordered one each of the fans from Newark for my 8-bottle Emerson FR24SL wine cooler. Newark were prompt in filling my order. Within four business days my cooler is working again. It's a very simple fix for a handyman.


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There are three fans with the fr23rd, one in the cooling compartment and two in the rear ,mine froze up in the rear after two years , i just took the motors in the rear out lubed them and re-installed them and it works perfect. I'm going to order two rear fan just in case , its really easy to replace them.

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