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Compressor won't turn off. Goes down to freezing. Is this somthing I can do, or do I need to call a service tech. Thanks

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  • carneyf15 Jul 25, 2008

    I have the exact same problem - compressor won't shut off and lower section goes to 32 degrees despite having it set to 44 degrees. Seems like a thermostat problem.

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I found the solution to my case. The continuous compressor running problem started a few days after we moved the unit from a hardwood floor to a room where it is on a carpet. For some reason, this caused some sort of freeze up. I solved the issue by raising the unit about 1/2" using a couple of boards I had and placing them under the legs. Now I need to figure out a bit more visually pleasing solution, but raising it up cured my freezing problem.

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  • carneyf15 Oct 24, 2008

    My apologies - I have to amend my previous post.  The freezing problem came back despite raising the unit off the floor.  


    The REAL fix was to order a new thermostat from Danby and replace it.  It wasn't too difficult to do - the thermostat is a small circuit board that is in the separator between the upper and lower sections, right behind the temperature indicators.  To get to it, you need to remove the top two shelves (one screw on each side holding a clip to keep the shelf in place), and two screws on top of the separator panel.  The thermostat is held in place by four clips that you can squeeze closed with needle nosed-pliers, then pull up on the circuit board.  You need to swap about 10 connectors for the various temperature sensors, fans, temperature indicators, etc., and push the card back into place on the four clips.  Finally, replace the top separator panel and shelf clips and you are done.


    I got the part from Danby customer service (1-800-263-2629) - the lady called it the thermostat, but the invoice shows it as a "DWC 282 Control Panel," part number JG32DQ-05, for about $35 including shipping.  Sears Parts Direct.com also carries the part, but it's a bit more expensive and currently on back order.  The website does have a parts diagram, but the part they indicate is the "Controller" doesn't really look like the actual part.


    Hope this helps!

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