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Oster 12 bottle wine cooler not working, no fan temp running high. What could be the problem?

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  • jenniferbuys Jul 07, 2008

    I have the same problem. The fan stopped working. I got it on Black Friday of 2007 - surely the thing should work loner than 6 months!!!!

  • dameen5086 Jul 11, 2008

    it must be every single one then because I have 3 and all three stopped working. I guess there is no way to fix it.

  • mcbowiewulf Aug 01, 2008

    Am currently been shifted around because our Christmas gift first had the display quit working and now it is hotter than our house.  I have been directed to Elite Classics for repairs but their office hours are difficult.

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    My Oster 12 bottle wine cooler is only 5 months old & fan out so wine temperature is same as house temp.

    No service agent in Houston .. no help on Oster web site .. so I reckon it's "trash time" for Oster.


  • seibo Aug 13, 2008

    Oster 12 bottle wine cooler fan not working & temperature reading fixed on 77 degrees. After looking at Oster web site, I calledthem .. after being shuffled to 4 different phone #'s I finally got a phone number for a service rep (866.866.6283) who asked a few questions about my purchase (Feb.27, 2008 from Best Buy) and then sent me a form to fill out for reimbursement of my purchase price. There was no problem once I finally got the right #. Others with a similar problem may want to follow up on above #.

  • TripleAx3 Sep 03, 2008

    My Husband bought the Oster 12 wine chiller for me for an anniversary present in June 08; by July, it wasn't working (cooling).  Same problem as most other emailers it seems.  The light comes on inside, and the light is on in the back, and the temperature seems to read the room temperature, but no fan.  I called the 866# and although it may be a good number to call for service, I have yet been able to get anyone to pick up.  I have constantly been put on hold, and the voicemailbox says it is full.  I am not surprised!  My unit worked only about a month.  What a disappointment. 

  • Anonymous Sep 07, 2008

    I have the same problem, temp won't drop. temp remain at 80 F and above. I try to went back to bestbuy. they don't even carry it anymore.

  • Anonymous Sep 18, 2008

    same as everybody esle....and guess what? The company "petters" has gone out of business. I couldn't imagine why. It's pure junk....if you want another one, they're on ebay for 20 bucks. HAHA!

  • Haf1972 Nov 10, 2008

    SAME THING HAPPENNED- iT'S LESS THAN A YEAR OLD! Bummer! The fan does not keep cool. I thought the black Friday price last year $60.00 was too good to be true- Darn it - it was too good to be true!

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    Model OWO912H6H, Oster Wine Cooler

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    the fan no longer is running, the lcd lights still show on the display, but the fan doesn't work and so its not chilling at all.

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    I have the same problem, mine only worked for 1 month and the fan stopped working... now it won't chill at all.

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I have the same problem. my oster 12 bottle wine cooler was only six months old. the temp of the cooler won't drop. stay at least 80 F and up. Bestbuy don't even carry this product anymore.

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

My fan went out as well this past month. I got it at Xmas 07 and its broken. I thought i was getting a bargain. I guess not. I'll try that number above and see what happens. I doubt i'll spend money to fix it though.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

Well... the best solution is use it for parts and toss the rest in the trash. Go to any web site that sells it and has reviews, read the reviews, and you will see why I came to this conclusion. I got one free on FreeCycle.org. After reading reviews decided it was not worth fixing. She had dropped the one I had, door broke. Basiclife.com

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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