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Electrolux Wine Cooler & Beverage Center Service Manual

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Wine Cooler & Beverage Center
Service Manual
with Addendum added for Refrigerator Drawers
5995505228 (Revision A) October 2008


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Summary of Contents for Electrolux Wine Cooler & Beverage Center

  • Page 1 Wine Cooler & Beverage Center Service Manual with Addendum added for Refrigerator Drawers 5995505228 (Revision A) October 2008...
  • Page 2: Safe Servicing Practices - All Appliances

    Electrolux Home Products cannot be responsible, nor assume any liability, for injury or damage of any kind arising from the use of this manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of contents Safe Servicing Practices - All Appliances......2 To Use Dry Nitrogen to Flush the System ......23 To Use Refrigerant to Flush the System ......23 A - Installation Installing a New Compressor ..........23 Important safety instructions ..........4 Condenser Replacement ............26 General Precautions ..............4 Filter-Drier Installation ............26...
  • Page 4: A - Installation

    CAUTION CAUTION • Use only genuine Electrolux replacement CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous parts. Imitation parts can damage the unit situation which, if not avoided, may result in and may void the warranty.
  • Page 5: Installing The Wine Cooler/Beverage Center

    ¼ inch over the dimensions given for your unit. NOTE All units require zero clearance when installed flush with a cabinet or wall. Electrolux stainless steel models require a minimum 2⁷⁄₈ inch handle clearance when installed against a wall or cabinet that extends beyond the front edge of the unit.
  • Page 6: Site Preparation

    A - Installation Site Preparation 6 Wipe out inside of unit with a damp cloth. 7 Be sure to install the Anti-Tip bracket. Follow 1 Position the unit on a flat, level surface the instructions provided with the Anti-Tip capable of supporting the entire weight of the bracket kit.
  • Page 7: Reversing The Doors

    A - Installation Reversing the Door 4 Remove upper right-hand (RH) hinge bracket by loosening four (4) Torx screws. Be careful To reverse the door: to support the door while loosening and removing the upper hinge bracket. 1 Disconnect power to the wine cooler / beverage center.
  • Page 8 A - Installation 6 Remove access cover by removing two (2) 9 Install metal left-hand (LH) door stop by Philips screws. installing hex head screw. 7 Shift door harness from one side to the other. 10 Install plastic LH door stop by installing hex Replace access cover.
  • Page 9 A - Installation 14 Remove button plugs from left side of cabinet 16 Route door harness behind lower front panel. and place in right side of cabinet. Remove Reconnect door harness to bracket. button plug from upper left side of door and place in upper right side of door.
  • Page 10: B - Maintenance

    B - Maintenance Maintaining Your Wine Cooler/ Interior Cleaning - as Required 1 Disconnect power to the wine cooler / Beverage Center beverage center. Periodic cleaning and proper maintenance will 2 Remove racks if desired, see “WINE RACK ensure efficiency, top performance, and long REMOVAL/INSTALLATION”...
  • Page 11: Glass Shelf Removal/Installation (Beverage Center Only)

    B - Maintenance Glass Shelf Removal/Installation (Beverage Center Only) 1 Open door fully. 2 Method 1 - removal of entire shelf assembly: a. Lift up on front edge and rear portion of shelf. Cantilever brackets will disengage from ladder. b. To reinstall, slide shelf into cabinet ensuring the cantilever brackets engage fully in the proper holes.
  • Page 12: C - Electrical Components / Operation

    C - Electrical Components / Operation Electrical Grounding Solid State Relay The solid state relay has no moving parts. It All refrigerators are equipped with a power supply consists of a PTC resistor mounted in a plastic cord incorporating a three-prong grounding case with appropriate terminals.
  • Page 13: To Check/Replace Relay

    C - Electrical Components / Operation To Check/Replace Relay temperature. Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator. If ohm readings are out of range, install new Starter/Overload Assembly. See Figure 2. Remove bale wire holding relay to compressor. Reverse this procedure to re-assemble. Remove relay assembly from compressor.
  • Page 14: Compressor Start Circuit

    C - Electrical Components / Operation Compressor Operating Compressor Start Circuit When the compressor circuit is first energized, the Characteristics solid state relay has low resistance (3-12 ohms), • When the compressor electrical circuit is and both the run and start windings are energized energized, the start winding current causes to start the compressor.
  • Page 15: Compressor Electrical Check

    C - Electrical Components / Operation Compressor Electrical Check Diagnostics / Service Mode If the compressor will not run, make a voltage To enter the service mode, press and hold the check across the power lead terminals on the PTC vacation mode key, while pressing the on/off key 3 Relay.
  • Page 16: Description Of Features

    C - Electrical Components / Operation Description of Features Alarms door ajar If the door has been left open for five (5) min- vacation mode Conserves energy by disabling interior utes, an audible alarm will sound and the door lights and keypad inputs. ajar indicator will illuminate on the right side of mute sounds Tones emitted by each keypress can be...
  • Page 17: System Error Codes

    C - Electrical Components / Operation System Error Codes Replacing the main PCB The main PCB is located under the unit behind the Primary Sensor Open Display will flash “P2” toe kick plate. It will be necessary to pull out the @ 1 hz.
  • Page 18: Wiring Diagrams

    C - Electrical Components / Operation...
  • Page 19 C - Electrical Components / Operation...
  • Page 20: D - Refrigeration System

    D - Refrigeration System Safety Warnings NOTICE Compressor Testing Instructions given here are furnished as a guide. Persons attempting to use these instructions to Whenever testing a compressor, extreme caution make repairs to the sealed refrigeration system should be used to prevent damaging the terminals. should have a working knowledge of refrigeration A compressor with a damaged terminal or a and previous training on sealed system repair,...
  • Page 21: Soldering

    D - Refrigeration System Soldering Refrigerant Cycle The refrigerant cycle is a continuous cycle that WARNING occurs whenever the compressor is in operation. Wear approved safety glasses when working Liquid refrigerant is evaporated in the evaporator with or on any pressurized system or by the heat that enters the cabinet through the equipment.
  • Page 22: Testing For Refrigerant Leaks

    D - Refrigeration System If there is reason to believe the system has • If oil has a burned odor and a sugar operated for a considerable length of time with no or gritty feel as well as showing signs refrigerant and the leak occurred in the low side of of contamination (dark color) —...
  • Page 23: To Flush The System

    D - Refrigeration System Installing a New Compressor Disconnect cap tube from evaporator. Flush evaporator in same manner as condenser. NOTE CAUTION Entirely new compressors have been developed DO NOT exceed 150 PSIG. for use with R-134a and Ester oil refrigeration systems.
  • Page 24 D - Refrigeration System A new compressor which is cold (e.g. after having NOTE been kept in a cold service van) should be left to warm to the surrounding temperature before the If low-side process tube is too short, silver solder plugs on the compressor connections are removed.
  • Page 25 D - Refrigeration System Shroud Figure E1 Condenser Fan Motor Condenser Fan Blade Hot Lube Tube Bracket Condenser Shroud Compressor Support Drier-Filter Grommet Clip PTC Starter Run Capacitor Main Power Board Clip LED Power Grommet Board Compressor Base Power Cord Defrost Drain Pan...
  • Page 26: Condenser Replacement

    D - Refrigeration System Condenser Replacement CAUTION Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator. Use only a 15 gram XH9 liquid line filter-drier (part number 5303305677) when servicing Remove compressor access panel. refrigerator and freezer systems. This filter- Recover refrigerant by using EPA approved drier is compatible with either R-12 or R-134a recovery system.
  • Page 27: Evacuating And Recharging

    D - Refrigeration System Equipment Needed for Evacuation & 10. Install new evaporator with attached suction line. Recharging: 11. Seal cabinet. • Heated charging cylinder 12. Install new filter drier at condenser outlet. • Standard 3-port manifold gauge set: 13. Evacuate and charge the system using - 4 charging hoses recommended procedure described under - Tee fitting with valve core stem removed...
  • Page 28: Charging The System

    D - Refrigeration System Leak test low-side. Close compound gauge. WARNING Run compressor for a few minutes and leak R-134a systems are particularly susceptible test high-side. When leak is found, recapture to moisture contamination which can only refrigerant using EPA approved recovery be prevented by evacuating the system for a system Repair and go back to step 1.
  • Page 29: Evacuating And Recharging Connections

    D - Refrigeration System Final Leak Test 10. Slowly open the high-side manifold gauge valve to allow the compressor to remove any refrigerant trapped in the high-side hose and With the refrigerator turned OFF leak test all the process fitting. low-side system components.
  • Page 30: Verify Refrigerant Type In The System

    D - Refrigeration System Products using R-134a refrigerant will generally NOTICE have a longer capillary tube to maintain a similar Instructions given here are furnished as a guide. flow rate and some models will have a larger Persons attempting to use these instructions to condenser to reduce the discharge pressures and make repairs to the sealed refrigeration system lower start-up sound transmission.
  • Page 31: Water In The Refrigeration System

    D - Refrigeration System At the earliest stage of development work on To achieve the required 29.9 inch (500 micron) R-134a, tests were carried out on a different type of vacuum, a properly maintained two-stage vacuum synthetic oil known as Poly-Alkaline Glycol (PAG). pump in good condition is required.
  • Page 32: Refrigerant Leaks

    Electrolux Home Products does not approve the use of the Sweep Charge for sealed system Refrigerant Leaks repair. This method of servicing sealed systems...
  • Page 33: Leak Detection

    D - Refrigeration System Leak Detection Halogen-specific detectors use a specialized sensor that allows detection of compounds R-134a system leaks can be pinpointed by means containing chlorine, fluorine, bromine, and iodine of an electronic leak detector or by bubble solution. without being activiated by other species.
  • Page 34: Hfc-134A, Cfc-12 Pressure Temperature Chart

    D - Refrigeration System HFC-134a, CFC-12 Pressure Temperature Chart °F °C HFC-134a CFC-12 °F °C HFC-134a CFC-12 -51.1 21.8* 19.0* 12.8 51.1 52.0 -48.3 20.4* 17.3* 15.6 57.3 57.7 -45.6 18.7* 15.4* 18.3 63.9 63.8 -42.8 16.9* 13.3* 21.1 70.9 70.2 -40.0 14.8*...
  • Page 35: Inhalation Toxicity

    D - Refrigeration System Inhalation Toxicity Spills or Leaks HFC-134a poses no acute or chronic hazard If a large release of vapor occurs, such as from when it is handled in accordance with DuPont a large spill or leak, the vapors may concentrate recommendations and when exposures are near the floor or low spots and displace the oxygen maintained at or below the DuPont Acceptable...
  • Page 36: Combustibility Of Hfc-134A

    D - Refrigeration System Filling and Charging Operations Always wear protective clothing when there is a risk of exposure to liquid HFC-134a. Where • Before evacuating cylinders or refrigeration splashing is possible, always wear eye protection equipment, any remaining refrigerant should and a face shield.
  • Page 37: Exploded View Diagrams

    Exploded View Diagrams SYSTEM DIAGRAM Evaporator Spacer (with heat exchanger) Sensor Drain Trough Fan Cover Spacer Air Filter Housing Coil cover Drain Tube Air Filter Shroud Spacer Condenser Fan Motor Condenser Fan Blade Hot Lube Tube Bracket Condenser Shroud Compressor Support Drier-Filter Grommet...
  • Page 38: Cabinet Diagram

    Exploded View Diagrams CABINET DIAGRAM...
  • Page 39: Door Diagram

    Exploded View Diagrams DOOR DIAGRAM...
  • Page 40: Addendum For Refrigerator Drawers

    Addendum for Refrigerator Drawers Disassembly - Evaporator Remove four screws on evaporator cover. Pull cover outward to gain access to the fan Fan Motors motors. Disconnect power source to drawers. Evaporator Remove top drawer by fully extending it. mounting screw Disconnect Molex ®...
  • Page 41: Led Lighting

    Addendum for Refrigerator Drawers LED Lighting Diagnostics / Service Mode Four (4) LED’s, wired in series, make up the To enter the Service Mode, press and hold the lighting. Two are located in the center mullion for vacation mode key, while pressing the on/off key the bottom drawer and two are located at the top 3 times in 5 seconds.
  • Page 42: Wiring Diagrams

    Addendum for Refrigerator Drawers NC PB SWITCH BOTTOM DRAWER SWITCH...
  • Page 43 Addendum for Refrigerator Drawers...

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