Avanti Beverage Refrigerator Troubleshooting

/ Commercial Refrigeration, Residential Refrigeration, Troubleshooting / May 3

Avanti Beverage Refrigerator Troubleshooting

From neighborhood bars to homes, Avanti manufactures world-class refrigeration units. Its beverage coolers chill a wide variety of drinks like soda, beer and wine to perfection. If a rare issue pops up over time, don’t let it stop cooling your favorite beverages. This guide offers Avanti refrigerator troubleshooting tips for your cooler.

Won’t Run



  • Unplugged or off – Plug in the power cord or turn the unit on.

  • Damaged power cord – Check if the cord is damaged. If there is damage, contact an authorized technician to replace it.

  • Tripped circuit breaker or blow fuse – Reset the breaker or replace the blown fuse.


Not Cold / Too Warm



  • Incorrect temperature setting – See if the unit’s temperature control setting is incorrect. Adjust it accordingly to ensure food stays cool.

  • Door is being opened too frequently – The refrigerator door might be opened too frequently by an operator. Try to limit the number of times you open and close the door.

  • Door doesn’t shut properly – The door might not close due to faulty hinges or won’t seal shut if the gasket is damaged. Both parts should be replaced if either shows visible signs of damage or wear.


Door Won’t Close Properly



  • Not level – Adjust the feet of the refrigerator following to instructions in your operator’s manual.

  • Improperly installed door – If the door was installed in reverse, have it adjusted by an authorized technician.

  • Dirty or worn gasket – Check if there is dirt and residue on the gasket and wipe it down accordingly. If you see any damage or noticeable wear, have it replaced.

  • Shelves are out of position – Make sure the shelves are positioned correctly. Adjust the shelves so the door has proper clearance to close.


Vibrates Too Much

If the refrigerator vibrates, the unit likely isn’t level. Eliminate this problem by adjusting the unit’s feet following the instructions in your operator’s manual.

Too Noisy



  • Not level – Adjust the feet of the refrigerator following the instructions in your operator’s manual.

  • Rattling from refrigerant flow – This sound is natural as refrigerant flows through the refrigerator.

  • Gurgling at the end of a cycle – As a cycle concludes, you might hear gurgling by the flow of the refrigerant. This is natural.

  • Popping and cracking as temperature adjusts – It’s natural to hearing cracking or popping sounds as the interior walls contract or expand.


Turns On & Off Often



  • Door is being opened too frequently – The refrigerator door might be opened too frequently by an operator. Try to limit the number of times you open and close the door.

  • Incorrect temperature setting – See if the unit’s temperature control setting is incorrect. Adjust it accordingly to ensure food stays cool.

  • Door doesn’t shut properly – The door might not close due to faulty hinges or won’t seal shut if the gasket is damaged. Both parts should be replaced if either shows visible signs of damage or wear.

  • Refrigerator is overloaded – If there are too many beverages in the cooler, make sure to load less amount of product inside.

  • Hot ambient temperature – If the room is too hot, lower the temperature in the space to improve the unit’s performance.

  • Not level – Adjust the feet of the refrigerator following the instructions in your operator’s manual.


Light Won’t Work



  • Light is off – Turn the light on.

  • Unplugged or damaged power cord – Plug in the power cord or have it replaced by an authorized technician if damaged.

  • Tripped circuit breaker or blow fuse – Reset the breaker or replace the blown fuse.

If you need more help with Avanti refrigerator troubleshooting and diagnostic tips, check out our collection of Avanti manuals for assistance.

Please contact a local factory authorized service agent who can help with this specific unit and all your commercial kitchen equipment needs.


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