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As electrical equipments grow old, will they consume more power?

Do electrical equipments like fridge, washing machine, computer etc consume more electricity in due course of time? after about 5-10+ yrs of usage?

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  • Anil Kumar Nov 12, 2012

    i have a fridge about 10 yrs old and i doubt if it consumes more current



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I don't believe so.

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SOURCE: fishe & Paykel fridge drain electricity cause power serge

Heya Helen,

On the old F n P fridges they use to use a 12v motor that was open shaft, there fore it wouldnt have a earth on it. Althou it can still over current. In lame mans turns I would say that it would be the compressor.

In terms of replacement, a new compressor in generally a third of what a new fridge cost. It would be a good idea if you didnt have the money for a new fridge but on that you dont get a warrenty. If you could get a domestic refrig tech out he would be able to quote on repairs.

Hope that helps

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SOURCE: dometic rm2852 does not run on gas

So, the solution was simple but not obvious: the heat probe and the igniter are one and the same item, and all we had to do was bend the probe/igniter closer to the burner. After we did that the refrigerator started to behave properly.

Oddly enough, the repair manual for the refrigerator shows a igniter with a heat probe above it: the is not how the refrigerator is built.

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The compressor is probably loose on its mounts, but one of the most overlooked causes of inefficiency is dirty condenser coils. These are usually under the refrigerator behind the front grill, or on the back on older models.

There are brushes specifically designed to clean the dust and dirt off of these coils, but anything you do to clean them is better than nothing. It's amazing how much dirt can accumulate on these coils. I've seen refrigerators with so much dust accumulation that I litterally could scoop it out with my hands.

The coils are usually in a 'V' shape which makes them all the more difficult to get to, especially from the front. But DO try cleaning the coils first and while you're inspecting the coils, see if the compressor mounts are loose or broken. That's what's making the racket, but you'd be surprised how many ills cleaning the coils will fix.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009


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This is the main relay that is chattering and it can be due to the failrue of the relay if your compressor is cooling the fridge alright.
it will also be good to remove relay and check the contact, ,if bad replace. Also check the main capacitor of the motor and it can be faulty lead to poor starting and making the relay chattter..

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