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Compressor doesn't always keep temperature setting. Sometimes it

Compressor doesn't always keep temperature setting it is set to. The temperature rises as if for no reason even when the door has not been opened and even though it is not in a hot area or affected by any sun.
The unit I have is the Vintage Keeper Tuscany 110 and the cooling unit is Koolspace minikool Ver 11-120v

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your koolspace is loosing refrigerant slowly. the solution is to buy another one, because koolspace people changing their design every year so you as a consumer would not repair the cooler rather buy one new from them. what a sad way to do business. so do yourself an act of kind, do not buy koolspace, buy another brand and modify the hole to fit it in.

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The problem lies in the thermoelectric cooling module.This part should be replaced. Finding this part on ebay can be done by searching for "thermoelectric cooler". If the exact part cannot be found, then any similar part that's 40mm x 40mm in size, and 51 to 69 watts should do fine.

To replace the part you must remove the back panel from your Wine cellar. You will see 2 big fans attached to two large heat sinks. (If a heat sink on the back does not feel warm to the touch, the the other side is obviously not cooling, which means that zone is broken.) Remove the screws from the fan and the heat sink of the zone that is not cooling, and while holding the heat sink, pull the whole cooling assembly for that zone out. Dont be alarmed if you feel some insulating foam separating as you pull it out, its a tight fit so that is to be expected.

Once you have the cooling assembly out of the fridge, take it apart and you will see the square ceramic cooling module inside. (REMEMBER which way the module was oriented before you remove it, so you know how to put the new one in.) Clip the red and black wires near the module and remove it from the assembly. DON'T wipe away any of the white thermal grease left behind on the heat sinks. If you have any extra thermal grease handy (available at Best Buy, or online at sites like newegg), apply an extra pea-sized dab to both sides of the new module. Put the assembly back together and splice the wires from the new module to the loose wires left behind going into the back of the Wine cellar. Mount everything back in place as before, close up the back, and youre done!

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