Question about Viking VUWC140 Wine Cooler

1 Answer

Mini fridge Its too cold freezing everything, temperature dial adjustments does not make any difference

Posted by Kerri Dunn on

Ad

1 Answer

Brian Coughlan

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

  • Expert
  • 279 Answers

Check where the thermostat probe is situated, it has to sit up against the evaporator to tell the thermo it's cold enough & to shut off.

Posted on Dec 02, 2013

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Top of fridge freezing with temperature on lowest setting


You need a new thermostat but there are some things you can check in the link. 1 is the warmest setting.

Most refrigerator temperature settings are controlled with a dial or slider. They are sometimes labeled 1 through 5 or 1 through 9. If you are not sure what to set it to, then set it somewhere in the middle. If the dial is numbered 1 to 5 set it on 3, if the dial is numbered 1 to 9, then set at 4. USUALLY the higher the number on the temp control dial, the colder the temperature your refrigerator will get. If your drinks and food are not as cold as you like, set the temperature dial up one number higher. If it is at 3 and you want your food colder, set it to 4 and test 12-24 hours later to see if your food is at the temperature you want.


Why Is My Refrigerator Too Cold
top-fridge-freezing-temperature-lowest-mpavfdjecq3cy40210bpfwtz-3-0.jpg

Dec 18, 2016 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

My whirlpool fridge is freezing the food in it. What can cause that and how do you fix it?


set at minor temperature,set the thermostat dial at warm temperature.maybe its a little bit empty of food and at full coldest settings

Jul 15, 2014 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

I have a mini red bull fridge...


Open up the compressor area and trace the wiring. The thermostat should be indicated on the wiring diagram, which should be pasted on the cabinet.
It just may not be obvious without a conventional knob, but it will have a thermal sensor tube- usually copper. It might be bonded on a sheetmetal panel inside the fridge. at least one wire to the compressor's mag starter will be attached to that thermostat to interupt power. It would be adjustable with a small flat bladed screwdriver. Clockwise should lower the temperature, and counter clockwise should raise it. To further complicate it that adjustment screw may be under a dab of red paint that used to anchor it.

Put a thermometer in the fridge to monitor the temp. While water will freeze at temps below zero, Sodas will not normally develop ice until below 30 degrees F and and beer will be fine to about 15 degrees F before it freezes.

Apr 02, 2012 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

I cannot adjust the fridge/freezer temperature


Hi, there

Purchase an appliance thermometer that is specifically made for refrigerators and freezers. These special thermometers were made to withstand cold temperatures and provide an accurate reading when exposed to such temperatures.

2Place the appliance thermometer in a glass of water.

3Set the glass of water with the thermometer in the refrigerator on the middle shelf.

4Check the temperature on the appliance thermometer after 24 hours.
The temperature should register between 37 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit (2 and 4 degrees Celsius) in order to store food safely.
Only barely above freezing -- say 34 degrees Fahrenheit (1 degree Celsius) is even better for food storage at the cost of slightly higher electricity consumption. But check that food is not slowly freezing in any part of the refrigerator, which could make it less palatable.

5Look for the temperature control dial inside the refrigerator if you have to adjust the temperature, and make it warmer or cooler.
If you can't easily see the control dial, check the owner's manual for a diagram that shows the location.
When looking at the refrigerator temperature dial, you may see numbers rather than degrees. The majority of refrigerators use a set of numbers, with the lower numbers representing cooler temperatures and the higher numbers representing warmer temperatures.

6Move the temperature dial in the necessary direction to adjust the temperature up or down. Be sure to move the dial only one number in either direction because it probably will not take much to change the temperature in the refrigerator.

7Adjust the temperature balance control if your refrigerator has such a dial or sliding switch. This allows you to direct more or less cold air to the refrigerator section from the freezer section.

8Wait at least 24 hours, and then check the refrigerator temperature again.


9Observe the amount of frost in the freezer section of the refrigerator if you are unable to properly set the temperature.

10Defrost the freezer if the amount of frost is more than .25 inches (.64 cm) thick.

11Repeat the steps as necessary until the temperature is within the safe range.

12Use a permanent marker to draw a line on the dial after you locate the best setting on the refrigerator temperature dial. This will give you a reference point in case your dial moves and needs to be adjusted in the future.

Hope that helps in solving the problem...

May 07, 2011 | Refrigerators

2 Answers

Fridge freezing up


Check the fridge sensor. On my Hoover HNMF2805AL80 f/f, first I replaced control module - still freezing.
Have just replaced cheap fridge temperature sensor. Part No. 97061619. Trouble is you have to cut into insulation at back of fridge to replace. I just plugged in sensor & placed inside fridge at back at the bottom - so far so good, only lettuce freezing now, everything else v. cold but not frozen. :)

Jun 02, 2010 | Hotpoint RLA50 Refrigerator

1 Answer

My Magic Chef mini fridge temperature trouble


That can be very difficult to do with a mini refrigerator. There is just not enough separation between the freezer and the refrigerator.

You will likely just have to find a compromise setting and accept the results.

Oct 20, 2009 | Refrigerators

1 Answer

Temperature too cold even when on lowest


The fridge gets its cold air from the freezer through a vent(damper) between the freezer and fridge.The fan in the freezer blows air through it. There is a flap you adjust with the fridge temp. control. Make sure it's opening and closing when you adjust the fridge temp ..

Jul 12, 2009 | Refrigerators

2 Answers

Food is freezing


usually there is an adjustment at the back for the difference between the fridge and freezer compartment. Often is just a vane that blocks freezer air, too much air would freeze the food. Normally you set the fridge thermostat for a normal food temp, then adjust the air to keep the food warmer than the freezer.

Jan 28, 2008 | Arctic Air R22CW Refrigerator

Not finding what you are looking for?
Viking VUWC140 Wine Cooler Logo

363 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Viking Refrigerators Experts

Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas

Level 3 Expert

3053 Answers

Lee Hodgson
Lee Hodgson

Level 3 Expert

4810 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22485 Answers

Are you a Viking Refrigerator Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...