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Old 12-26-2009, 06:25 AM   #1
Wildrebel
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I'm doing a keggerator conversion on a Frigidaire mini-fridge right now and need to know how to relocate the thermostat. I want to fit two 5 gallon kegs in the fridge but they won't fit without moving the temp control. Is there a step by step thread on here regarding this? Thanks for any input.

 
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Old 12-26-2009, 02:29 PM   #2
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If you are planning to use an external controller, dismantle the thermostat and connect the two wires together.
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Old 12-26-2009, 03:35 PM   #3
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Sounds like you're using the integral temp controller. On a fridge, that should work and save the $$ on an external.

Without knowing your model and photos it is difficult to say exactly how to relocate it. If the sensing bulb is integral to the thermostat then your worries are few.

If that's the case, there should be merely 2 wires going to the t-stat unit. You would just need to extend these (using at least the same gauge wire) to wherever you want the thermostat to be. Watch out when screwing new mounting hardware because the refrigerant lines are easily pierced and hitting one will ruin your weekend. If you have no idea what I'm talking about here then photos would be helpful to post.
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Old 12-26-2009, 04:38 PM   #4
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Im pretty sure I know where you are going. Thanks guys I'll get right on it.

 
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Old 02-05-2010, 03:10 AM   #5
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Im sure you have already finished your relocation but take a look at how I did it

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/frig...ersion-157618/

 
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