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VP500 Cooling unit issues

The Wine Cooler will not maintain a 57 degree temp and hovers between 66-69.

It is less than 2 years old.

The manual suggested reseting the cooler, there does not appear to be a reset button on the unit.

I have put a separate air condition unit in the room to keep the ambient temperature down and that seems to help to keep the unit at between the 66-69 but that is not satisfactory.

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  • apreis Jul 09, 2008

    I too have this same unit. I purchased it approximately 4 years ago. The first unt only lasted a little over a year. I am now on my second unit and it can not seem to cool down past 70 degrees. The second unit is only a year and a half old as well.

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    I also have had TWO cooling units fail on the Koolspace 500 wine cellar in 4 years. The manufacturer (vintage keeper) says they will sell me another on for $300. Fool me twice, I'm an idiot...fool me three times, I'm a huge idiot. This product is garbage...I'm getting a unit from someone else and retrofitting it...don't buy anything from these morons.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    It's switches on but it's sitting at 20 degrees even if I put the thermostat down to 7 or 8. Have turned it off and left it for a while but them I put it on again just goes to a higher temp. Any suggestions?

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Http://www.rosehillwinecellars.com/3rsV2/54_RHWC_plans/tuscany_plus_250_500.pdf

above is a link to the Vintage Keeper manual PDF format manual and problems and trouble shooting guide

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