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    Semi-Hermetic Ice Ball

    Never seen a refrigeration compressor this iced up.
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    Wow..............thats some low superheat. The rear bearing was surely taking a beating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MicahWes View Post
    Never seen a refrigeration compressor this iced up.
    wow i never seen that before. that thing must have been running non sop for some time, what was the issue?

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    Defrost failure. You should have seen the low-profile type unit cooler in the freezer.

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    That is amazing. I haven't seen ice that far back thru the motor. I've ran a ton of ice on compressor calls but good grief.

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    why would the rear bearing be effected?

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    Oil washout.

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