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Re: 8 bottle wine cooler unit won't cool
First, see if the fan is actually blowing anything out of it. YOu may have an obstruction. If not that...Generally, there are three reasons that you won't get cooling:
The condenser radiating fins on the unit are dirty which won't allow cooling air flow to liquify refrigerant. Clean them.
The unit is frozen up inside because of excessive humidity. Defrost the unit by leaving it off and open for a day.
The unit is low on refrigerant. Check this by leaving the unit off for one hour. Locate the pipes coming out of the compressor. Turn the unit on. If the larger pipe stays frosted up for more than 15 minutes, you need to get the unit charged.
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It's likely the '33' you see displayed on your machine is the target temperature you've selected, as the fan speed goes from 1-10.
If you've selected 33 degrees as the target, your heater will only activate if the ambient room temperature drops below 33 degrees. It would then continue to run until the temperature reaches 33 degrees once again. The intelligent thermostat is engineered to heat the room to the desired temperature, then to run as needed to maintain this temperature.
If you want the heater function to run, try increasing the target temperature degree by degree until the machine comes on. But if you want to use the fan-only function in warmer weather, turn the target temperature down to 0. The LED indicator around the on/off switch will turn blue, and the machine will run in fan-only mode to cool you down with unheated airflow.
I hope this information helps. If you'd like further help or advice from our experts, you're welcome to call the Dyson Customer Helpline directly on 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).
When you adjust the target temperature of your Dyson Hot fan heater (shown on the LED display on the base), you're setting the target temperature you would like the room heated to. The actual temperature of airflow produced by the fan heater will not vary.
If the heater won't run below 25 degrees, this is likely to be because the temperature of the room you're in is equal to or warmer than 25 degrees. The heater will only turn itself on if the temperature drops below 25 degrees, and once the room temperature reaches this target once again, the fan will turn itself back to monitoring mode.
I've attached our Getting started video below which shows how to adjust the temperature, using the remote or the controls on the base.
I hope this makes sense. It sounds as if your machine is working correctly, but if you'd like any further advice from our experts you can reach us at 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).
mcdevito75 here, The intake and exhaust feature is simply a reversal of the fan motor or motors. On intake all the air is being brought in from the outside to inside your home, this is fine for the spring and fall, but in the summer time when it"s both hot outside and inside your home you"d want to use the exhaust feature to get the hot air out of your home and let fresh air from the outside in. The temperature settings, unless your fan is actually an air conditioner and not a window fan are the fan motor speeds, you set these speeds to suit yourself. If this unit is an air conditioner you can set the teperature aorund 65 degrees or approx. Half way thur the blue sash on the knob or half way between cool and cooler depending on how your teperature settings read.
Intake brings the air outside into your room, exhaust pushes the air inside your room out.
What setting you use depends on your personal taste of temperatures and the temperature inside vs outside. If you set the thermostat to 72 degrees and it is more than that outside then I would use the exhaust setting. If you set it to 72 degrees, and it is 68 outside but 84 inside then I would set it onto intake to cool the inside air.
I have the same unit, also given to me, and there really isn't much to it. Remember, it's an 'air cooler, not an air conditioning unit. Works fine as a floor standing fan on L, M and H settings (lo, med and high) but, if you want the air to cool slightly, freeze the blue ice packs and then put them in the base of the unit and top up with cold water until the level indicator on the front says full (red ball hits red arrow, like in a kettle). Then, turn on as normal and run the 'Cool' function along with your desired fan setting (L, M or H). I tend to add a few extra ice packs. The 'Cool' setting drags a fiber membrane into the water and over the intake surface, thus cooling the air slightly. Nothing like real air con but better than nothing on a day like today. 'Swing' throws the air around a little and 'Mode' gives you bursts of air, and that's about it to be honest...
The only thing I can think of other than being just old and worn out is that by design it may not be set to run but so much at a time. Has this always done this since you have had it? It may be needing calibration. One thing you can try is to set it at 2 degrees higher than you want it and then it would shut off at the temp you actually want.
This is the problem you have when you rely on "modern electronics". Suggest you buy a manual 'stat and just turn down the temp at bedtime. Make it cold and use a blanket, that is what we did in the " good 'ole days".