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Pop cooler freezes pop, runs at about 10 degrees F

I own several Antares Vending machines, They are built into a special refridgerators by Fridgedaire. One of them ices up in the coils and freezes the pop and they burst. I have adjusted the thermostat, which is unlabeled so I don't know whether to go clockwise or counter closck wise. This worked for six months, now the problem is back.

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Evaporator is probably overiced as a result od door not being completly closed at some time recently, turn off and defrost overnight with the doors open, turn on the next day and it should work ok within 24hrs. Regards Advisor

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is it ice or frost , if its ice you may have a drain problem causing it to ice up and block the air flow

Posted on May 02, 2009

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Do you have any frost buld up in freezer compartment?if so sounds like a freezing issue.If no frost build up is your fan running in freezer part if not you may need evap fan or a manual defrost.Your fan may have ice stoping it from turning.If your fan is running you may need to pull off your start switch located on your compressor.Shake it around if you here noise like burnt parts in it you will need a start switch.And remmember never turn your fridge up full blast normal is good or you will freeze it up. Good luck:)

Posted on May 10, 2009

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Evap fan...cond..fan ...do they turn.....seems like a comp...problem...does the evap ice up...?

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SOURCE: bad defrost timer/ thermostat???

It definitely sounds like you have a bad defrost timer, that is the reason the coils are icing up on you. The next issue, which may or may not be related is the freezing of items in the refrigerator. Usually the cold air is transferred, through a vent with a damper, from the freezer and into the refrigerated section. The "thermostat" for this section is actually usually just a lever to adjust the position of the damper. That being said, usually when you have a problem such as you are having, it is either a stuck or broken damper (or damper component). Hope this helps

Posted on Nov 16, 2009

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