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Old 07-22-2013, 12:26 AM   #1
Unicorn_Platypus
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I went away for the weekend, and when I returned the temp probe on my chest freezer was reading 77 degrees (Ranco controller set to 65 with a 3 degree variable) and it was making a gurgling noise.

Could this have to do with the heat in my apartment? It got up to over 90 degrees this weekend in NY while I was away.

Any ideas or suggestions on how to trouble shoot?

The chest freezer is only about 3 months old.

 
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:29 AM   #2
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Sounds busted. I would take your beer out and plug it directly into the wall for a day to see how cold it can actually get. Then call for warranty service. 90f shouldn't be a problem.

 
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Old 07-22-2013, 12:32 AM   #3
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So, you think it might just be an issue with the controller & not the actual freezer?

 
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:10 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Unicorn_Platypus View Post
So, you think it might just be an issue with the controller & not the actual freezer?
I have no idea. This test would decide which is at fault though

 
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