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Cooler no longer cooling

My commercial cooler has stopped cooling for no reason. Everything is still working and running but it doesnt cool. Once in a while it will also make an audible 'pop' noise. Its coming from below the unit. I opened it up and it all looks fine and clean, theres no build up or frozen over. Any suggestions?

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Re: Cooler no longer cooling

That POP noise sounds as though it is the overload on the compressor. Although personally I would describe it as a CLICK. If it is then you are either looking at a start device failure (relay or capacitor) or more likely a compressor failure. If you check underneath at the compressor side (black circular unit) and put your hand on the compressor if it is hot you are probably looking at a new compressor. Unless you have electrics for the compressor the only real solution is to have this confirmed by a fridge engineer. If it is the relay I would expect a bill of around £80 if it is the compressor thn it can be between £200-£400 depending on the size of the compressor. Hope this is of some help.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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