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Dose not get cold enough?

Dual Temperature only cools to 55 degrees and 57 degrees dose not go lower. I unpluged unit for 5 min (was told this would reset to 41f and 50F) But this did not work it just stays 55 and 57.

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  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    bought one at x-mas

    reads 6 degrees but is actually 13 degree's inside

    so we took it back

    same problem again with the the second unit

    it is probably due to where ever the thermostat sensor is located

  • RainMan2 Apr 04, 2008

    Dual Temperature only cools to 55 degrees and 57 degrees. Temp won't go
    lower. I emptied the fridge and reset both temps. This did nothing .. it just stays 55 and 57.

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2008

    Temperature will not cool to below 64 and 62. The fridge will allow me to change the temperature to cooler but does not cool (in fact it gets hotter). We unplugged it overnight but when I plugged it back in in the morning it did the same thing. What is the problem?

  • kiatan May 13, 2008

    Same problem.... does not cool. The compressor feels hot to the touch. Before the cooling went I noticed a rattling noise intermittently before it completely packed it in.

  • Filya May 20, 2008

    1st day - shows 75:76 on the displey , even though when I hold the buttons for few seconds, it shows that the set tempreture is 43:54.

    2nd day - shows 66:66 on the displey , doesn' t get cooler.

    We just baught this wine cooler 2 days ago , and this thing is too heavy to carrie it back and forth to the store to fix. How can I fix it by myself , or can I book an appointment with a tech support at my house?

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  • Anonymous Jun 23, 2008

    My Danby model DWC044BLP wine cooler is up to 23 degrees C. It won't get cooler. I held the defferent lower temperature for five seconds: nothing. I unplugged it; nothing. I called Guelph, but was on hold forever. Calling them is a joke. Any service centres around Lindsay?


  • Anonymous Jul 17, 2008

    on our second Unit. Will not stay cool no matter what we try. Hard to find Customer Assistance from the Mfg.
    Is there perhaps a Coolant in they Unit that we should be checking? Owners Manual no help at all.


  • kfaillace Jan 15, 2009

    have same problem and also tried to reset

    did nothing

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    Danby DWC283BLS Wine Cooler lower unit won't cool below 56 degrees.

  • wavedance Apr 05, 2009

    We noticed that the temperature reading is 70 F.  We left it unplugged for the night, and the compressor did kick on, but the compressor just got hot and to cooler stayed at 70.  The compressor was not covered in dust, but I still cleaned everything off.



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Does the compressor run or shut off when it gets to 55 &57? Leave unplugged over night and try again.. Let me know.

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