Ice Maker/Refrigerator Makes Ice, Beer Warm???

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by MonacoMike, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. MonacoMike

    MonacoMike Well-Known Member

    Sep 15, 2009
    Indiana lakes and Lake Michigan
    2000 Cruisers 3870
    8.2 Mercs
    85 Sea Ray Monaco 197
    260hp Alpha 1
    I have a Uline Combo 29 icemaker/refrigerator. It will make and keep 10 pounds of ice frozen but cannot get the beer very cold. I replaced the door seal thinking that might help but it did not make much difference. The customer service folks are just as baffled as I.

    The refrigerator cooling comes from the same as the icemaker gets its cooling. They seem to believe the refrigerant side is OK since it makes ice so well. The coil is very clean.

    Their only suggestion is that the fan may not be working well enough. Ideas???

    MM
     
  2. Blueone

    Blueone Well-Known Member GOLD Sponsor

    Jan 24, 2007
    Lake Erie, Ohio
    2004 420 Sundancer
    Cummins 6CTA 450's
    I don't know your model fridge but if there is a separate temp setting for freezer and fridge then you would have a fan blowing air from the feeezer compartment into fridge area. The fridge Temp sensor turns on and off the fan
     
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2019
  3. PMC

    PMC Well-Known Member

    Apr 10, 2009
    Long Island, NY
    2001 40 Sedan Bridge
    Cummins 6CTA
    Has it worked well in the past? I'm thinking this is just a poor design or a fan problem.
     
  4. Rbmedic75

    Rbmedic75 New Member

    15
    Jul 31, 2019
    2005 Amberjack 290
    5.0 MPI w/Bravo III
    I don’t know anything about your specific fridge but generally if the freezer is working (making ice) but the fridge isn’t then the fan that pushes the air to the fridge side isn’t functioning and only getting passive cooling from freezer side.
     

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