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  • Page 1 SERVICE MANUAL BEVERAGE CENTER II ® ® ® White-Westinghouse ® 5995451233 OCTOBER 2005...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS SAFE SERVICING PRACTICES ................. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Important Safety Instructions ........................ 6 Electrical Information ........................6 Installation ............................7 Leveling ............................7 To Adjust Front Leveling Screw ....................7 Installation Water Line ......................... 8 Door Removal and Reversal Instructions ................... 9 To Remove Freezer Door ......................
  • Page 3 CARE & CLEANING Care & Cleaning Chart ........................19 Proper Cleaning of Beverage Center Dispensing System ..............20 WARRANTY INFORMATION Beverage Center Warranty ........................ 21 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Beverage Center Operation ....................... 22 Sound and Noise ..........................22 Water / Moisture / Frost Inside Beverage Center ................23 Odor in Beverage Center ........................
  • Page 4 Recovery ............................ 35 Recycling ........................... 35 Reclaim ............................35 Safety Warnings ..........................35 Compressor Testing ........................35 Charging Sealed Systems ......................36 Soldering ............................36 Basic Components ........................... 36 Perimeter Hot Tube ........................... 36 Refrigerant Cycle ..........................36 Low or Low-Side Leak or Undercharge ....................35-37 Testing For Refrigerant Leaks ......................
  • Page 5 ICE MAKER Ice Maker For Top Mount Models ...................... 53 Front Cover ............................53 Ice Maker Components ........................53 Ice Mold ............................. 53 Mold Heater ..........................53 Ice Stripper ..........................53 Ice Ejector ..........................53 Water Valve Assembly ....................... 53 Thermostat ..........................
  • Page 6: Safe Servicing Practices

    Frigidaire Home Products cannot be responsible, nor assume any liability, for injury or damage of any kind arising from the use of this manual. © 2005 Electrolux Home Products, Inc.
  • Page 7: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS PROPER DISPOSAL OF YOUR BEVERAGE CENTER WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING Risk of child entrapment Please Read All Instructions Before Using or Servicing This Child entrapment and suffocation beverage center. are not problems of the past. Junked or abandoned refrigerators or FOR YOUR SAFETY freezers are still dangerous –...
  • Page 8: Installation

    INSTALLATION This Service Manual provides specific operating instructions for your LEVELING model. The customer should use this beverage center only as All four corners of the beverage center must rest firmly on a solid instructed in the Use & Care Manual. Before starting this beverage floor.
  • Page 9: Installation Water Line

    INSTALLATION - CONNECTING ICE MAKER TO WATER SUPPLY To Connect Water Supply Line To Ice Maker Inlet Valve WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING Disconnect beverage center from electric power source. To avoid electric shock, which can cause death or severe Place end of water supply line into sink or bucket.
  • Page 10: Door Removal And Reversal Instructions

    DOOR REMOVAL / REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS Door Stop Screw Bottom Hinge Hinge Center Screw Screw Hinge Screw DOOR REMOVAL AND REVERSAL INSTRUCTIONS: N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E N O T E The direction in which your beverage center doors open (door swing) can be Screws reversed, from left to right or right to left, by moving the door hinges from one...
  • Page 11: Features At A Glance

    FEATURES AT A GLANCE Ice Maker (Accessory) Door Racks Ice Bucket (Accessory) Freezer Shelf Faucet Opening Air Flow Control Temperature Control Features may vary according to model Shelf Hose Clips Hose Clips Door Racks Shelf Tower Keg Support Shelf Slide Out Baskets TEMPERATURE CONTROLS COOL DOWN PERIOD...
  • Page 12: First Steps

    Faucet and Shank Assembly 1 piece order additional Key Couplers as needed. For assistance Plastic Collar 1 piece call Electrolux Consumer Services at 1-800-944-9044 Shank Nut 1 piece Faucet Knob 1 piece (10) CO...
  • Page 13: Faucet Assembly Installation

    N O T E • Remove bottom mounting screw. If the plastic washer is missing, please call Electrolux Consumer • Align the two notched mounting tabs on back of sump (1) with upper mounting screws in door and push up.
  • Page 14: Braided Hose To Regulator Connections

    Keg Coupler (11). The customer will need to check with there local beer distributor to determine which type system they need, and order additional Keg Couplers if needed. For assistance the customer can call Electrolux Consumer Services at 1-800-944-9044...
  • Page 15: Delivery Hose Pressurization

    FIRST STEPS (continued) KEG TO CABINET INSTALLATION DELIVERY HOSE PRESSURIZATION • Place the keg on the Support Shelf and push back next to • Open the CO canister valve all the way by turning counterclockwise until it stops. This valve seals at both the the CO canister (16) (See TIPS ON INSTALLING KEG TO THE CABINET) inside the cabinet as shown.
  • Page 16: Delivery Hose Arrangment

    FIRST STEPS (continued) DELIVERY HOSE ARRANGEMENT OPERATING THE BEVERAGE CENTER • Insert the clear hose (12) (delivery hose) into the hose • Make sure that the beverage center is plugged in properly routing clips attached to the door and the cabinet. Follow to a 115V, 60Hz AC only electrical outlet.
  • Page 17: Helpeful Hints

    HELPFUL HINTS BEVERAGE COOLER EXTRA FEATURESTURESURES PARTS OF A CO REGULATOR OPTIONAL CASTER KIT (A) Low Pressure Gauge If you’d like to make your beverage center so it can be rolled (B) Regulator Adjustment Screw from room to room, there is an optional caster kit available from your authorized Frigidaire dealer or service center.
  • Page 18: Optional Ice Maker Kit

    OPTIONAL ICE SERVICE If the beverage center has anoptional automatic ice maker installed , it ICE MAKER TIPS will provide a sufficient supply of ice for normal use. However, during • Ice cubes stored too long may develop an odd flavor. the initial startup of your beverage center, no ice will be produced Empty the ice container and ensure that the wire signal during the first 24 hours of operation.
  • Page 19: Normal Operating Sounds & Sights

    NORMAL OPERATING SOUNDS & SIGHTS UNDERSTANDING THE SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR A. Evaporator The flow of refrigerant through the evaporator may The new high-efficiency beverage center may make unfamiliar sounds. create a boiling or gurgling sound. These are all normal sounds and soon will become familiar to you. They also indicate your beverage center is operating as designed.
  • Page 20: Care & Cleaning

    CARE & CLEANING The customer must keep the beverage center clean to prevent odor build-up. Wipe up any spills immediately and clean both sections at least twice a year. Never use any type of scouring pads, brushes, abrasive cleaners or strong alkaline solutions on any surface. Do not wash any removable parts in a dishwasher.
  • Page 21: Proper Cleaning Of Beverage Center Dispensing System

    Reinstall the sump and drip tray to the door. Refer to Sump are available at any draft beer dispensing equipment supplier or call and Drip Tray Assembly Installation procedures. Electrolux Consumer Services at 1-800-944-9044 for kit CK-1100, part # 5304443671.
  • Page 23: Troubleshooting Guide

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE TROUBLESHOOTING This list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workm anship or m aterials in this appliance. GUIDE PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION BEVERAGE CENTER OPERATION • Beverage center is plugged into a circuit • Use another circuit. If you are unsure about the Beverage center does not that has a ground fault interrupt.
  • Page 24: Water / Moisture / Frost Inside Beverage Center

    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE SOUND AND NOISE (CONT.) • Beverage center is touching the wall. • Move beverage center slightly away from the wall. Vibrating or rattling noise. • Temperature control turning beverage • This is normal Snapping noise center on and off. WATER / MOISTURE / FROST INSIDE BEVERAGE CENTER •...
  • Page 25: Electrical Components

    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS ELECTRICAL GROUNDING Figure C2 All refrigerators are equipped with a power supply cord incorporating a three-prong grounding plug and a ground wire which is attached to the refrigerator cabinet for protection against shock hazard. Each electrical component is either cabinet mounted or connected through a ground wire to the cabinet to complete the ground.
  • Page 26: To Check/Replace Overload Protector

    7. If ohm readings are out of range, replace relay. • Needle should jump towards zero ohms and quickly move back to infinity. 8. Reverse this procedure to reassemble. • If needle does not move, capacitor is open. NOTE: When replacing leads to the PTC relay, •...
  • Page 27: Compressor Operating Characteristics

    COMPRESSOR OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS If the compressor starts and runs with the test cord, replace the PTC Relay. • When the compressor electrical circuit is energized, the start winding current causes the relay to heat CONTROL THERMOSTAT and switch off the start winding circuit. Automatic Defrost Models NOTE: The relay will switch off the start winding The control thermostat is a variable cut-in type.
  • Page 28: To Remove Refrigerator Light Socket

    To Remove Refrigerator Light Socket To replace the switch, pry the switch out of its mounting, disconnect the wire leads, and replace. 1. Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator. 2. Remove four screws securing housing to top of refrigerator compartment. (See Figure C6.) 3.
  • Page 29 1. Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator. 9. Disconnect four wires from evaporator fan motor. (Green/Yellow, Red and two piggybacked Blue wires) 2. Remove freezer section shelves and baskets. 10.Disconnect three wires to lamp socket. (Yellow/Red 3. Remove two screws securing ice cube tray holder and two piggybacked Blue wires) or ice maker (some models).
  • Page 30: Defrost Timer

    DEFROST TIMER (MECHANICAL) to permit a defrost cycle only when the temperature is below a preset temperature. The contacts in the defrost The timer motor is energized during the defrost and thermostat are set to open at 47°F and close at 25°F. compressor run cycles.
  • Page 31 4. Remove evaporator fan access cover (1 screw) NOTE: The defrost heater is positioned in between 5. Remove evaporator coil cover (4 screws). the evaporator coils. It is a very snug fit. NOTE: Ensure that you disconnect the Green/ 8. Grab heater from bottom and pull free of evaporator. Yellow ground wire connected to the drain trough.
  • Page 32: Service Data Sheet

    SERVICE DATA SHEET STANDARD - AUTO- ° 5 ° 8 ° 0 ° 2 P/N: 240379017 MATIC DEFROST ° 2 ° 8 ° 0 ° 5 IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE ° 7 ° 3 ° 8 ° 5 ° 5 ° 0 °...
  • Page 33: Ladder Schematic

    LADDER SCHEMATIC COMPRESSOR WIRING Induction Run Compressor with Relay...
  • Page 34: Wiring Diagram

  • Page 35: Air Circulation

    AIR CIRCULATION AUTOMATIC DEFROST MODELS Principals Of Automatic Defrost Operation Automatic defrost refrigerators operate on the principle that moisture or frost transfers or migrates to the coldest surfaces (evaporator) in the freezer compartment. For example, a small amount of water spilled from an ice cube tray in the freezer compartment will freeze immediately.
  • Page 36: Refrigeration System

    REFRIGERATION SYSTEM NOTICE: Instructions given here are furnished as a guide. Persons attempting to use these instructions to make repairs to the sealed refrigeration system should have a working knowledge of refrigeration and previous training on sealed system repair, and an EPA certification for servicing refrigeration systems. IMPORTANT NOTICE Effective July 1, 1992, the United States clean air act governs the disposal of refrigerants such as R-134a.
  • Page 37: Soldering

    SOLDERING The perimeter hot tube is not replaceable. In the unlikely event of a leak in the hot tube, a kit is available to bypass WARNING: WEAR APPROVED SAFETY the hot tube in the sealed system. An electrical heater GLASSES WHEN WORKING WITH OR ON wire must be installed within the tubing.
  • Page 38: Testing For Refrigerant Leaks

    If dry nitrogen or carbon dioxide is not available, moisture may have entered the system. In such cases, the compressor may need to be replaced to prevent follow steps 1 through 3 above, then steps 4 and repetitive service. 5 below: 4.
  • Page 39: To Use Refrigerant To Flush The System

    3. Connect hand shut-off valve on flushing hose to correct oil charge and a holding charge of inert gas. Compres- process coupling. sors have a low-side process tube attached to the compressor 4. Slowly open hand shut-off valve and allow nitrogen to shell.
  • Page 40 11. Install new compressor in exact same manner as CAUTION: DO NOT unbraze old filter-drier original compressor. from system. This will vaporize and drive 12. Reform both suction and discharge lines to align with moisture from desiccant back into system. new compressor.
  • Page 41: Evaporator Replacement

    EVAPORATOR REPLACEMENT 6. Disconnect limiter and defrost heater. 7. Clean end of suction line and cap tube. Straighten and CAUTION: Remove any component part from slightly bend toward front of cabinet. the interior of the cabinet before attempting to 8. Cut small “X” in heat shield and slide cap tube and solder.
  • Page 42: Heat Exchanger Replacement

    10.Place cap tube in new evaporator and weld in place. 4. Recover evaporator. (You do not need to remove Put suction line in new evaporator and weld in place. defrost heater.) (See Figure 3.) 5. Using ¼ drill bit, drill hole through the cabinet from 11.Using sharp knife, cut along a seam on heat shield, inside at location shown in Figure 2.
  • Page 43: Perimeter Hot Tube Repair Kit

    10. Seal hole on inside and outside using Permagum in BYPASSING PERIMETER HOT TUBE - STEP 1 the kit. 1. Disconnect service cord from power supply. 11. The two piece cover can now be installed to cover 2. Recover refrigerant from system. heat exchanger.
  • Page 44: Bypassing Perimeter Hot Tube - Step 1

    INSTALLING THE HEATER WIRE - STEP 2 INSTALLING THE HEATER WIRE - STEP 3 1. Remove wires (with terminals) from compressor 1. Attach Vacuum Pump and Gauge Set to one end starter/overload. On some models you will need to of Perimeter Hot Tube with an Adapter and Plastic depress locking tabs located in relay housing Sleeve.
  • Page 45: Suction Line And Capillary Tube Replacement

    8. Remove wiring from compressor. carefully so that solder does not plug capillary tube. 9. After refrigerant is completely recovered, disconnect 8. Install process tube adaptor to filter-drier. suction and discharge lines from compressor. 9. Evacuate and charge system using recommended 10.
  • Page 46: Installing Evacuation And Recharging Equipment

    • Process tube adapter kit (Robinair No. 12458) CAUTION: If high vacuum equipment is • Tubing cutter used, just crack both manifold valves for a • Pinch-off tool capable of making leak proof seal few minutes, then open slowly for the two full •...
  • Page 47: Final Leak Test

    WARNING: DISCONNECT THE CHARGING CYLINDER HEATER AT THIS TIME TO PREVENT THE CYLINDER PRESSURE FROM EXCEEDING ITS MAXIMUM LIMITS. 7. Allow system to sit for five minutes. 8. Turn on refrigerator compressor. Run compressor for few minutes and monitor system pressures. 9.
  • Page 48: R-134A Service Information

    R-134a SERVICE INFORMATION NOTICE: Instructions given here are furnished as a guide. Persons attempting to use these instructions to make repairs to the sealed refrigeration system should have a working knowledge of refrigeration and previous training on sealed system repair. VERIFY REFRIGERANT TYPE IN THE SYSTEM and are available in several different variants.
  • Page 49: Water In The Refrigeration System

    WATER IN THE REFRIGERATION SYSTEM 2-Stage Vacuum Pump Even in very small quantities, water in any refrigeration system can cause the following problems: • Ice plugs in capillary tubes. • Copper plating in compressor. • Reactions with organic materials in systems. •...
  • Page 50: Refrigerant Leaks

    Figure E4 Evacuating and Recharging Connections REFRIGERANT LEAKS detector is a reduction in the number of “nuisance alarms”. Halogen-specific detectors are generally more A system with R-134a and Ester oil will become satur- expensive than non-selective detectors but feature higher ated with moisture much faster than a system with sensitivity.
  • Page 51: Hfc-134A, Cfc-12 Pressure Temperature Chart

  • Page 52: R-134A Health And Safety Information

    R-134A HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION INHALATION TOXICITY Evacuate everyone until the area has been ventilated. Use blowers or fans to circulate the air at floor level. DO HFC-134a poses no acute or chronic hazard when it is NOT reenter the affected area unless you are equipped handled in accordance with DuPont recommendations with a self-contained breathing apparatus or unless an and when exposures are maintained at or below the...
  • Page 53: Combustibility Of Hfc-134A

    COMBUSTIBILITY OF HFC-134a Refrigerant Recovery Systems HFC-134a is nonflammable at ambient temperatures and Efficient recovery of refrigerant from equipment or atmospheric pressure. However, tests have shown containers requires evacuation at the end of the recovery HFC-134a to be combustible at pressures as low as 5.5 cycle.
  • Page 54: Ice Maker

    SECTION F - ICE MAKER ICE MAKER COMPONENTS ICE MAKER FOR TOP MOUNT MODELS Ice Mold The automatic Ice Maker is mounted in the freezer compartment. It is attached to the freezer compartment’s The Ice Mold is die-cast aluminum with the Ice Maker left wall with two screws and can be removed for Thermostat bonded to its front surface.
  • Page 55: Thermostat

    Thermostat Thermal Cut-Out (TCO) The Thermal Cut-Out is a one-time limit fuse used as a The Thermostat is a single-pole, single throw (SPST), bimetallic, disk-type, thermal switch. It automatically safety device. It is located under the mounting plate, in starts the Harvest Cycle when the ice is frozen. The the head of the Ice Maker, between the Thermostat and Thermostat closes at a temperature of 18°F ±...
  • Page 56: Installing Water Supply Line To Ice Maker

    INSTALLING WATER SUPPLY LINE TO The correct water fill volume is 95-105 cc. To measure ICE MAKER the fill volume, test-cycle the Ice Maker and collect the water. Measure in a container calibrated in cubic Supply line installation must comply with all applicable centimeters (cc) or ounces.
  • Page 57: To Replace Fill Trough & Bearings

    To Replace Fill Trough and Bearings To Replace Ejector Blades 1. Push Trough retaining tab back away from Mold. 1. Remove front Cover. 2. Rotate Trough counterclockwise until it is clear. 2. Remove three screws holding Mounting Plate in 3. Pull from back to detach from Mold and Ejector place.
  • Page 58: To Replace Hold Switch

    To Replace Hold Switch To Replace Thermal Cut-Out (TCO) 1. Remove front Cover. 1. Remove front Cover. 2. Remove three screws that attach Mounting Plate to 2. Remove three screws that attach Mounting Plate Support Housing. to Support Housing. 3. Disconnect six Hold Switch wire leads. 3.
  • Page 59: To Replace Mold Heater

    To Replace Mold Heater Check Mold temperature at a mounting screw. If 1. Remove front Cover. temperature is above 15°F, freezer air temperature is Remove Ice Stripper. (Refer to Section “To not cold enough to switch Ice Maker Thermostat Replace Ice Stripper” on page 56) to closed position.
  • Page 60: Ice Maker Testing Procedures

    ICE MAKER TESTING PROCEDURES Operating Cycle Illustrations - Manual Cycle Operating Cycle To manually cycle Ice Maker: The operation of the Ice Maker, water refilling, and 1. Remove Cover from Ice Maker head. controlled ice storage, require proper functioning and ®...
  • Page 67: Operating Cycle Illustrations - Mechanical

    Operating Cycle Illustrations - Mechanical The following Figures illustrate the mechanical operation of an Ice Maker. Step 1 Step 2...
  • Page 68 Step 3 Step 4 Step 6 Step 5...
  • Page 69 Step 7 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10...
  • Page 70: Ice Maker - Exploded View

    Ice Maker (Exploded View)
  • Page 71: Ice Maker Wiring Diagrams - Enlarged View

    Ice Maker Wiring Diagrams (Enlarged view)
  • Page 72: Ice Maker Installation Instructions

    ICE MAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS To avoid electric shock, which can cause death or severe personal injury, disconnect the refrigerator from electrical power before connecting a water supply line to the refrigerator. To Avoid Property Damage: • Copper tubing is recommended for the water supply line. Water supply tubing made of ”...
  • Page 73: Tools Required

    Use This Page to Identify Parts 3. Plastic Water Supply Tubing 1. Ice Maker 2. Ice Container 6. Leveling Bracket 4. Screws - Qty 2 7. Leveling Bracket 5. Screws - Qty 2 Screw - Qty 1 Qty 1 8. Steel Clamp - Qty 1 11.
  • Page 74 1. Unplug refrigerator from wall outlet. 6. Peel off label covering ice maker hole. 2. Remove ice tray rack from freezer (some models). 3. Remove freezer shelf (some models) by pushing shelf to left until right side of shelf is out of hole. Slowly lift up and pull on shelf to remove.
  • Page 75 9. Push plastic water supply tubing (3) into water inlet 12. With ice maker in one hand, plug ice maker tube (11) as far as it will go and finger tighten nylon connector into connector mounted on back freezer compression nut onto threaded end of inlet tube. panel.
  • Page 76 15. Reinstall freezer shelf in lower position. Set ice 18. Push plastic water supply tubing into bottom of water container (2) on shelf. valve as far as it will go. Finger tighten nylon compression nut onto threaded end of water valve. Tighten another one half turn with wrench.

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