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Cooler wont cool below 48 degrees.

I bought this keg cooler about 5 months ago and have used it several times.However, the temperature will never get below 48 degrees, even though I have it set at 36 degrees. The cooling motor seems fine and the coils are not iced over. When I feel the inside compartment it doesn't feel cold at all. Constant 48 degrees on the display.

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  • josemonegro Oct 14, 2008

    I bought this keg cooler about 5 months ago and have used it several times.However, the temperature will never get below 48 degrees, even though I have it set at 36 degrees. The cooling motor seems fine and the coils are not iced over. When I feel the inside compartment it doesn't feel cold at all. Constant 48 degrees on the display.

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    My internal temperature will not drop below 50 degrees when I have any size keg in the keg cooler. I monitor the temperature with two thermometers. The electronic control panel display will show the temp as 38 degrees but the actual internal temp is 50 degrees.

  • StevexB Feb 08, 2009

    I have a problem with my Danby Keg cooler. Internal temps are 50 degrees yet the electronic control panel display show 38 degrees. I have monitored the internal temp. The model doesn't have any thermostat adjustments inside the box. Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2014

    won't cool below 52 degrees

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Keep a thermometer handy. (adjust temperature control knob accordingly)
Periodically monitor temperatures inside your cooler. (adjust as necessary)
Keep the refrigerator door closed as much as possible to avoid temperature fluctuations

The temperature of the refrigerator compartment is
controlled by adjusting/setting the thermostat control
knob, located on the ceiling of the refrigerator
cabinet.
To start the refrigerator, and achieve maximum
cooling quickly;
• Turn the temperature control knob (using a coin
or screwdriver) clockwise to the furthest
(maximum) setting on the darker blue section of
the graduated control dial.
• Allow the refrigerator to run at this setting for 3~4
hours.
• When maximum cooling is achieved, turn back
the temperature control knob setting to the 2:00
o'clock position on the graduated blue control
dial.
• Correct cooling temperature is a key factor to
consider in storing and dispensing draught beer.
• Optimum temperature for serving draught beer is
between 34ºF ~ 38ºF.(1ºC ~ 3ºC)
• To maintain temperatures ranging between
34ºF ~ 38ºF.(1ºC ~ 3ºC) We recommend the
thermostat knob be positioned at the "2:00
o'clock" setting on the graduated blue control dial.
• To turn off the refrigerator, (no cooling) rotate the
control knob to the "0" position.

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