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Old 28-04-2019, 00:47   #1
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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?

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Old 28-04-2019, 03:24   #2

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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.
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Old 28-04-2019, 04:36   #3
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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.
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