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Brand new out of box and will not cool - after 12 hours - compressor is very hot ?

My new wine cooler out of the box will not cool - the compressor works and gets very hot ?

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First question is, are there any fans that are built in that are not running? next is there may be no freon in the unit. Ive seen new stuff from the factory have no freon inside. feel the suction line (the bigger one) from the compressor. It should be cool. The discharge line (smal one) should be hot.

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

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Lastly, check the compressor.

These are the areas that could make your wine cooler stop cooling; the temperatue settings (Thermostat), then Fan and the compressor.

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