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Old 12-29-2012, 05:54 AM   #1
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:55 AM   #2
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:55 AM   #3
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My keezer died I added freon to it the other day and it cooled down to 13 d
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:57 AM   #4
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That blows. How old is your setup?
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:01 AM   #5
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To 13 degrees and now the compressor won't start I guess I'll have to build a new one a lot of work down the drain, I can't find another freezer the same size so ill have to at least rebuild the top,what to do now I'm extremely pissed off.dont know what to do???
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:03 AM   #6
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Bought a used keezer off Craigslist I should of just got a new one six months later its dead WTF!!!
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:02 PM   #7
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In your case, it just might make sense to have an actual refrigeration tech find the root cause of the keezer failure and fix same.

It'd likely cost a few hundred bucks, which would suck, but maybe it would suck less than the alternative...

Cheers!

[edit] Btw, that's a really good looking keezer. Nice job. It definitely deserves saving one way or the other...
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Old 12-29-2012, 03:16 PM   #8
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Love your keezer shell....but it makes no sense to spend that much effort, and money I'm guessing, on the outside if you're going to throw a used keezer under it.

I feel for your loss, but I think you're looking at repair and the associated cost in this case.
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Chest freezers are surprisingly standardized in their dimensions. I just replaced a 13 year old freezer with a new one of the exact same measurements... My collar slid right on like a fitted suit. Have you taken your tape measure out to a few stores to look?

Also, are you keeping the probe in or taped to a small bottle of water? Dangling it loose in the air will severely short cycle the compressor and slash its life expectancy.
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Old 12-30-2012, 01:24 PM   #10
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Why did you add to the charge and how they are close looped systems. Also it may just be that the overload/starter relay has failed I keep a few 3n1's around for this purpose.


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