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Help with my Soda Machine Fridgeration


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#21 tonybeth103

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 03:38 AM

No connection from the pins to the case. I may be able to borrow mega ohm meter from someone at work today.  



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#22 Samurai Appliance Repair Man

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 09:13 AM

Using GFCI's with refrigerated appliances is a Bozo No-No-- all the manufacturers say that right in the Use and Care Guide:

 

 

 

You don't have to pay big bucks for a megger and they are a very handy instrument to have in your arsenal.  Here's the megger I use ==> http://amzn.to/R8LDGd

 

And here's an example of how to use it: 

 



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Posted 06 December 2012 - 05:01 PM

Ok.  Well I hooked it up to a regular wall outlet and both fans kicked right on! :rocker:

Now I have to figure out if it is getting cold ie and to charge it with freon. 

my father inlaw has the line for charging but I think I need to know what type of freon to put in. 

Any suggestions? 

THANK YOU ALL AGAIN FOR YOUR HELP!! 

Trying to find what else I can fix so I can keep posting. 

Tony  :thanks:



#24 Cactus Bob

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 06:21 PM

I think i misunderstood you post from the start

i thought your problem was just the wiring , but it looks like it's much more than that

 

you have fans running , but you say nothing about the compressor running , nor do you know if the compressor is even pumping

 

selecting a conversion freon to convert from the r12 the system came with to a replacement is a job for refrigeration repair person , who work with the replacement and knows the pitfalls and problems that will come when using the replacement

 

charging a system is not a simple thing . it's not a job that can be reduced to a few words on a blog site

 

here are just a few things that need to be done

 

1: the filter dryer must be changed if the system it empty

2: the system is pressureized to test pressure with nitrogen

3: system is leak tested

4: a vacuum is pulled to 30 microns

5: a freon is chosen

6: system is charged part way and pumping action and freon flow is watched to be sure flow pressures are in line with the amount of freon added

7: system is topped off , frost pattern is checked and ampture draw on compressor is checked

 

 

this is a job for your local refrigeration contractor , or a really good appliance repairman ( not all of them will do this work )

 

the pitfalls and problems with this type of repair are more than you can count , don't go it alone , hire someone .


SORRY ABOUT THE SPELLING , I FIX GREAT , I DON'T SPELL WELL




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