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The wine bottles in my wine chiller are covered with what appears to be a white and or black mold. The bottles have been in the chiller for about 3 years. Is this normal? Some of the lables are falling off and the bottles look like **** with the mold. What should I do?

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    My wine chiller stays at a reading of 59F 24/7 even though i have lowered the temperature to it's lowest setting which is 34F.

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Put a dehimidifier/silica gel sack in the bottom to keep the interior dry.dont forget to oven dry the silica gel every month.

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Thirdly, place the bottle inside the cooler and then pour cold tap water inside, until it just covers the top of the chill cells.

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Finally, you set the control dial to the desired time. The following are recommendations for different types of beverages:

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