can anyone suggest a brisbane repairer for my old engel 40 litre

Submitted: Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 15:58
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it just keeps tripping the 12v low voltage switch, and i am sure my 4wd electrics are ok
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Reply By: russ36 - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 15:59

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 15:59
i'll be travelling from mt gravatt so a sthside destination is preferred
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Follow Up By: Notso - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 16:41

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 16:41
I am not sure about it but has it got a fuze between the plug and the electronics.

I had a similar problem with a different brand but it was a high resistance in the fuze holder.

So if you can check the voltage when the fridge is running after any fuze and before the electrics that might show whether it is something simple like that.
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Reply By: Member - Paul P (Bris) - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 17:15

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 17:15
Greetings

Try here UNDERWOOD Recreational Refrigeration Services unit 4 68/72 Perrin Drive 4119 07 3209 5044 ( from the Engel site)

Regards

Paul
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Reply By: kesh - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 17:48

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 17:48
Are you sure your polarity is the correct way? (That is + and -) Reversed will trip the switch. If it is working on 240v. almost the problem for sure.
kesh
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Reply By: Member - Rob R (QLD) - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 17:59

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 17:59
Olbis at Rocklea, straight down Kessels Road. I believe they are the main service provider for Engel
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Reply By: Sir Diamond - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 18:12

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 18:12
some one has to say it lol.
ditch it and buy a real fridge.
waeco.
cheers
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Follow Up By: Sand Man (SA) - Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 10:26

Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 10:26
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Follow Up By: Mad Dog (Australia) - Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 10:53

Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 10:53
yeah you gotta wonder what the hells going on when a company dumps so many seconds onto the market.
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Follow Up By: Sargent Dan - Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 13:22

Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 13:22
That's a very good point Mad Dog. Why does Waeco sell so many seconds ? What is their manufacturing process like to produce so many seconds. hmmmm
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Follow Up By: Mad Dog (Australia) - Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 14:48

Sunday, Jan 29, 2006 at 14:48
I don't know Sarge but if you find anything out let me know.
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Follow Up By: Gerhardp1 - Monday, Jan 30, 2006 at 00:56

Monday, Jan 30, 2006 at 00:56
I think they do that so people don't run out of things to waffle about on bulletin boards.

Perhaps they just attend dozens of 4WD, Caravan, Camping, Boating, etc shows around the country every year and sell the products that become scratched and dented. Perhaps they also take back soiled display stock from the hundreds of retailers like Ray's Scent T!tty. Perhaps they have dealers going broke and reclaim their consignment stock and sell it through Fridgeshop because it's superseded or soiled.

I don't know if that's where their stock comes from, but neither do you know where it comes from.

Many posters on this forum find it hard to afford full retail prices, and are thankful for a bit of a bargain product which has a bit of a scratch or is otherwise not 100% cosmetically but works perfectly.

I don't work for Waeco.

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Reply By: arofs1 - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 20:15

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 20:15
I had a similar problem with my Waeco and it was only a poor/dirty connection with the plug onto the fridge contacts. I just crimped the contacts a little to tighten them and a bit of spray and clean and all is OK again. I don't know what kind of connection the Engles have, so maybe my solution won't work. Brian DJ
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Reply By: arofs1 - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 20:16

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 20:16
I had a similar problem with my Waeco and it was only a poor/dirty connection with the plug onto the fridge contacts. I just crimped the contacts a little to tighten them and a bit of spray and clean and all is OK again. I don't know what kind of connection the Engles have, so maybe my solution won't work. Brian DJ
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Reply By: russ36 - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 20:55

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 20:55
thanks guys , i have addressed all those possibilities, so it looks like a trip to one of those spots suggested.....and , dare i ask, has there ever been an accurate field test report published of different fridges'cooling ability, when stood side by side all operating in the same temperature?. not interested in the price, reliability, colours or current draw. all those variables make conclusions complex., just plain old performance!.
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Reply By: Member - Ian H (NSW) - Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 22:18

Saturday, Jan 28, 2006 at 22:18
yes there was one done maybe 18mths ago by one of the 4x4 mags. Very thorough test it was too. Autofridge was the best followed by Evacool and all the rest. Worth getting the mag and reading up. I have an 80 ltr Waeco and it is great.
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