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Danby DWC283BLS Wine Cooler - Error message E3 & E4

I came home yesterday and noticed my wine refridgerator had a code in place of the temperature readout. The code was E3 and as I played with it also E4 came up. The temp on the lower portion read 75 degrees, and wasn't cooling. I pulled it out and didn't see any issues. Didn't see any reset button, unplugged it overnight, and had the same error this morning when i replugged it in. Any thoughts or advice?

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Re: Danby DWC283BLS Wine Cooler - Error message E3 & E4

E4 on danby designer wine cooler -
TEST your compressor: Cooler can be forced to operate and cool as a test.
Unplug unit from 115v receptacle.
Hold both temperature control buttons down.
Plug unit in 115v receptacle.
The cooler should start, but the thermostat will not stop the compressor. Now you got a freezer ! I do not know how to fix the E4 error yet.

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Re: Danby DWC283BLS Wine Cooler - Error message E3 & E4

Is the compressor running? I don't know this unit, but know that if you are too warm that is the first thing to check. In reading about another unit that had a different problem, it was mentioned that there is a ciruit board. If it has relays on it then these are the most likely culprit. They are either not making contact or staying in contact too long... sometimes just tapping each relay usually a black plastic component will cause it to work intermittently..Not sure if you can get these but call the company help line at 1-800-263-2629.

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Re: Danby DWC283BLS Wine Cooler - Error message E3 & E4

All of E1, E3, E4, E7 come from faulty thermocouple. You need to take it apart and replace it.

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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Dear moriquenda
welcome to fixya.
Did you try resetting the system by pulling the plug and waiting 5 minutes then restarting the wine cooler?This may solve you problem.

Danby expects customers to call service and does not imagine the rest of the world being able to utilize these codes.
Closed minded, Huh?

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