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I bought an older traulsen it is a URO36DT. I cant find any

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I bought an older traulsen it is a URO36DT. I cant find any manuals on this unit. Also when I plug it in it blows the fuse. It is plugged in without any extension cords and the it is into a 15amp plug.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Phil replied 1 year ago.

Hello, there are no repair manuals on any of those older units, they all use astandard components and the refrigeration service tradesman know quite will how to work on them.

I am 75 now and have worked on dozens if not hundreds of them.. I can help you with it you like. I probably uses R-12 refrigerant, there are drop in replacement refrigerants you can use. If you need to replace the compressor it has to made with *mineral oil in it, and compatible with R12a the R-12 replacement.

http://http://screencast.com/t/LBQd5jJC7IV

Let me know, we can go from there.

Expert:  Phil replied 1 year ago.

If I miss you tonight I will pick up your response first thing in the morning.