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    Why Is My Koolatron Wine Fridge Beeping?

    Koolatron Wine Cooler Beeping

    Koolatron wine coolers have to maintain a specific, constant temperature to chill the wine adequately, they tend to work a lot harder than your average, regular refrigerator.

    Because of this, they are often susceptible to emitting noise and this is completely normal. The light humming sound that is typically generated by wine fridges is rarely disturbing and is almost always not a cause for concern.

    With this being said, if your wine fridge has started beeping, there may be an underlying issue.

    6 Reasons Why Your Koolatron Wine Cooler Is Beeping (And How To Fix It)

    There are many reasons for a beeping Koolatron wine fridge, and often, the beeping can be stopped almost instantly.

    Firstly, you should refer to the Koolatron instruction manual of your particular wine fridge but if you’re still not having any luck, you may want to refer to this short guide.

    1. The Wine Fridge Is Overheating

    Koolatron Wine fridge vents need to be completely clear of obstruction to ensure that they can properly dissipate heat. 

    If your wine cooler vent is placed too near a wall or another appliance, the unit will not be able to properly cool down and it will therefore overheat, especially if the model is a freestanding wine fridge which requires at least 5-10cm free space at the rear and sides, plus no cover over the top - especially a countertop.

    Check the plinth covering your built in wine fridge or under counter wine cooler for example. If this happens, your fridge will start to beep as a warning.

    In order to stop the beeping in this case, you will simply have to reposition your wine cooler so that its ventilation system is completely free of obstruction.

    Once the cabinet has been re-positioned and it has cooled down, the beeping should stop.

    2. The Wine Cooler Is Not Positioned Or Balanced Properly

    Wine fridges are designed to be kept completely balanced. This is to prevent the wine from moving about in the bottles which can cause unwanted chemical reactions. If your wine cooler is beeping, it might be trying to tell you that the appliance isn’t completely balanced or flat. 

    In order to fix this, you will need a spirit level so that you can adjust the feet of your appliance accordingly until the beeping stops.

    3. The Door Alarm Is Faulty

    Another reason that your wine fridge might be beeping is because there is a problem with its alarm. Koolatron wine coolers are often equipped with an alarm that notifies you when the door has been left open. If the alarm is sounding when the door is closed, it may be a sign of a more internal issue.

    If this happens, the best thing to do would be to refer to the instruction manual and if necessary, call a specialist to take a look.

    4. The Koolatron Wine Fridge Is Over Stocked

    Wine fridges are designed to stock a certain number of bottles. If all of the racks are filled and you have begun stacking extra bottles on top of each other, it is likely that you have exceeded the unit’s maximum capacity. If this happens, you may notice it has started to beep.

    In order to stop this from happening, you will need to remove some of the bottles and store them elsewhere until there is sufficient room

    5. The Door Seals Are Damaged Or Need Cleaning

    Another possible cause of your beeping wine fridge is that its door seals are faulty or in need of a clean. If they have worn out and are visibly damaged, they may require replacing. Additionally, they may just need a bit of a clean and. 

    If you think this is the case, you will need to clean the seals with a cloth and some warm soapy water. If you do think they need replacing, you will need to contact your supplier.

    6. There's a Problem With The Processor

    One of the most common reasons for wine fridge beeping is that there is a glitch in the processor. Often, this can be easily solved by unplugging the device for a few minutes and then plugging it back in. This will reset the processor and hopefully, stop the beeping.

    If this does not work, you will need to contact an Koolatron repair technician.

    Summary

    Here are 6 common reasons why your Koolatron wine fridge may be beeping and how to fix it:

    1. The Wine Fridge Is Overheating
    2. The Wine Cooler Is Not Positioned Or Balanced Properly
    3. The Door Alarm Is Faulty
    4. The Wine Fridge Is Over Stocked
    5. The Door Seals Are Damaged Or Need Cleaning
    6. There's a Problem With The Processor

     

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    philip thompson Author: Philip Thompson
    Philip is the General Manager at Expert Wine Storage, and is very knowledgable about all things relating to wine and wine storage, including wine fridges. He is regularly featured in media outlets sharing his knowledge on wine. Connect on Linkedin

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