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Old 30-05-2014, 05:59   #1
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Cold machine problem

Does anyone know what the remedy of this one would be? I have an Adler-Barbour Cold Machine DCM-12 which works fine, cycling on and off every 7 minutes or so, running for perhaps 4 minutes.

Once in a while, it does not cool, and the thermostat keeps it running for hours. When manually turned off, and right on again, it starts cooling again, and all seems fine--for a while.

Thanks, appreciate any advice,
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Old 30-05-2014, 06:43   #2
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Re: Cold machine problem

Try this guy:
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Read about the stainless box delete and other troubleshooting.
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Old 30-05-2014, 07:00   #3
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Re: Cold machine problem

I'd replace the drier and or the expansion valve assuming its replaceable. It sounds like there may be a piece of something blocking the valve


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Re: Cold machine problem

Check the thermostat. Easy to replace. Make sure the thermostat sensor is correctly positioned.

On 7 and off 4 does not sound right. My adler is on 20 and off 20.

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How old and well used is your ab? Mine is ten years old and never a problem after installation.

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Re: Cold machine problem

No idea how old, but certainly 10 years.

Not sure if this is the thermostat, like I said, sometimes it does not cool, for that reason the thermostat never turns the motor off. Fan always works, btw.
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Try this guy:
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