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Marvel 6BAR stopped cooling

Unit went warm, compressor not running at all, looked at the controls in the rear and moved one dip switch, it kicked over now it cools but only to 49 with setting at highest #

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  • phdizzy May 25, 2009

    I had the same problem so I turned the number 4 switch to the off position witch believe represents 8 in binary and everything that didn't have alcohol in it started freezing. The compressor just kept running. The "cool" thing is that the beers where so cold you would get brain freeze from drinking them to fast. So now I'm trying position 2 and 4 in the off position. I'll report back in a few days.

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I had the same issue after the unit was two weeks old. Marvel sent service people to service the unit, but they ultimately told me that the unit was not suppose to get any cooler because "of federal regulations" (I kid you not). I had to have an unaffiliated repair person remove the digital thermometer and put in a manual one. Now the unit cools well and I am pursuing Marvel for the $200 the service person charged me.

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The dip switches define the temp range. You have it set to the warmest. Try moving the next dip switch to move the range cooler.

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