Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on Cruisers Forums. Advertise Here
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 28-04-2019, 00:47   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Apr 2019
Posts: 1
Vitrifrigo fridge shuts off when too warm outside

Hello all

Our vitrifrigo fridge (less than 2 years old) shuts of (compressor level) when it gets too warm outside . We have 2 of those side by side and one is fine but the other one shuts off every afternoon when the temperature gets above 25C. Replugging it restarts the compressor and it works fine until again it gets too warm... Anyone has experienced anything similar?

Many thanks!
Inna is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-04-2019, 03:24   #2
Registered User

Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 11,550
Re: Vitrifrigo fridge shuts off when too warm outside

Have you tried enhancing ventilation of the condensor / electronics hotspots?

Increased air gaps, use an infrared gun or FLIR video.

Can design so the flow exit point of air from the living space is right there.

And / or put in a supplemental computer-type fan on a thermostat.

Even for those without an obvious problem, such measures greatly improve efficiency.
john61ct is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 28-04-2019, 04:36   #3
Marine Service Provider

Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Ft. Lauderdale
Posts: 1,285
Re: Vitrifrigo fridge shuts off when too warm outside

Have you vacuumed dust and hair from condenser fins recently.

It the Fan bearings are causing amperage to exceed 1/2 an amp or one of the many transistors in fan is shorting out this will cause module to stop compressor, producing a LED trouble code of two flashes every 4 seconds.

If control modules temperature exceeds 130 degrees that will stop compressor, producing an LED trouble code of five flashes every four seconds.

Try to add temporally another fan blowing air around the condenser and module area with fan F terminal wire disconnected from module. Then try both fans operating with second fan cooling only module heat sink.
Richard Kollmann is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Vitrifrigo freezer/fridge freon recharge? David Hughes Construction, Maintenance & Refit 16 07-06-2016 00:06
Little Wonder watermaker runs 10 mins then shuts off Looking4Neptune Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 8 18-11-2015 10:41
For Sale: Vitrifrigo Fridge / freezer setup randomguy1981 Classifieds Archive 7 07-05-2015 18:19
Phasor 3.5kw Generator Shuts Off LaVieSB Electrical: Batteries, Generators & Solar 19 15-10-2013 12:48
For Sale or Trade: Vitrifrigo Fridge new* (La Rochelle, FR) waderpro Classifieds Archive 1 18-08-2012 06:59



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:58.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.