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Old 01-30-2011, 07:58 PM   #1
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Default Freezer wiring SOS

I recently converted a Kenmore Black 8.8 cu. ft. Chest Freezer. I thought I had the wiring to and from the Love controller correct. I placed some beer in to chill down and fill my 1st keg and I pulled it out today frozen. Here are pics of what I did. Any help would be appreciated.


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Old 01-30-2011, 08:07 PM   #2
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Which Love controller do you have?
I'm gonna take a wild guess and say that your temp probe is wired into the wrong place.


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Old 01-31-2011, 02:47 AM   #3
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I am pretty sure it is a mess up with the wiring because the love controller shut off a couple of times while I was watching it today.

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A top shot of the controler diagram.
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considering the voltage there - I don't like the looks of all that excess copper showing - I hope the red is shared - that or you're certainly going to short something out.

You should not test this on your freezer, with beer in it. You should plug in a lamp, then put the probe in warm water, then cold water, then warm water - the lamp should go on - off - on...
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Default Got it working!

Ausom got it working! It looks like there were two problems one was a programming of the controller error the temperature sensor was set for the wrong probe type, and I had changed around the wiring a little bit when trying to isolate the problem. I bought a short extension cable at harbor freight for 3 bucks and spliced into it. This by passed the whole wiring mess and was how I was able to find out that there was a problem with the probe. After I figured that out I changed the wiring a little more to tweak it so there was still power to the lights and such and gave the love controller direct control over the compressor.



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