Fridge Repair

Our experienced technicians are specialists in all areas of commercial refrigeration. At Mercury we like to keep things simple and we do it better than anybody else. When you need assistance with commercial fridge repair services in Newcastle, Central Coast or lower Hunter regions, call Newcastle’s trusted name in commercial refrigeration repair. Call Mercury now to assess your commercial refrigeration system and get you up and running fast. We provide commercial refrigeration repair services to:

  • Variable speed drive systems
  • Cool rooms and freezer rooms
  • Fridges and freezers
  • Refrigerated display cabinets and glass chillers
  • Ice machines and ice storage systems
  • Beer reticulation systems
  • Process chillers and water coolers

With over 90 years combined experience in commercial refrigeration repair for clients in Newcastle and surrounding areas, Mercury’s fridge repair specialists are experienced in a wide range of commercial refrigeration systems of all sizes and for all applications. Commercial refrigeration is our area of expertise and we employ the best technicians in the business. Many leading hospitality businesses choose us as their preferred commercial fridge repair and maintenance contractor. Regardless of the size of your business, our team of qualified fridge repair experts can repair all types of refrigeration equipment.

Refrigeration Repair

Commercial refrigeration equipment is used in clubs, hotels, restaurants, supermarkets and retail outlets. Whether you need a cool room, commercial fridge, an ice machine or beer system repaired, call our friendly staff for fast and efficient fridge repair solutions.

Mercury can provide commercial refrigeration repair services to:

  • Glass door display refrigerators and freezers
  • Upright or under bench storage refrigerators and freezers
  • Blast chillers and freezers
  • Refrigerated reach-in open display cabinets
  • Glass chillers
  • Walk in cool rooms and freezer rooms
  • Glycol beer systems
  • Ice machines
  • Variable Speed Drive Systems (VSDs) / Variable Frequency Drive Systems (VFDs)
  • Process chillers
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Fridge Repair

If you’re experiencing issues with your fridge and need to repair it, there are a few steps you can take to troubleshoot the problem before calling a professional. Keep in mind that repairing appliances can be dangerous, so if you’re unsure or uncomfortable, it’s best to seek assistance from a qualified technician. It’s important to consult your specific appliance’s manual or contact a professional technician for a proper diagnosis and repair.

General tips for fridge repair:

  1. Check the power supply: Make sure the fridge is properly plugged into a working electrical outlet. If it’s connected to an earth leakage protected outlet, make sure it hasn’t tripped the circuit. You can also try plugging another device into the same outlet to verify if it’s working.
  2. Temperature settings: Ensure that the temperature controls inside the fridge haven’t been accidentally adjusted. If the fridge is too warm or too cold, adjusting the settings might resolve the issue.
  3. Clean the condenser coils: Over time, dust and debris can accumulate on the condenser coils, affecting the fridge’s cooling ability. Locate the coils (usually at the back or underneath the fridge) and clean them using a vacuum or brush.
  4. Check the door seals: Damaged or loose door seals can cause the fridge to lose cool air and ice up. Inspect the seals for any signs of wear, tears, or gaps. If you find any issues, replace the seals as necessary.
  5. Evaporator fan and motor: Open the fridge compartment and listen for the sound of the evaporator fan. If it’s not running or making strange noises, there might be an issue with the fan motor. Contact a refrigeration technician for further assistance.
  6. Defrosting problems: If the freezer is not defrosting properly, it can affect the fridge’s cooling. Check if ice has built up excessively in the freezer compartment. If so, manually defrost the freezer and monitor if the issue reoccurs. Faulty defrost components might need professional attention.
  7. Strange noises: Unusual sounds coming from the fridge, such as rattling or buzzing, could indicate a problem with the compressor, fan, or other internal components. It’s advisable to contact a professional fridge technician to diagnose and repair the issue.

Remember, these are general troubleshooting tips, and the specific problems with your fridge may vary. If these steps don’t resolve the issue or you’re uncomfortable performing any repairs yourself, it’s best to reach out to a professional appliance repair service to diagnose and fix the problem safely. Call us now on 0419 494 959 and we’ll get your fridge cooling again fast!