sunbeam water cooler leak

These will not go bad. Next one will NOT have a hot water option and will be another brand. I also have a sunbeam watercooler leak at the bottom and can't find my manual tosee where it could be leaking ihave the hot water switch off don't use it. What are the 800 numbers used for this ? I'll let you know what happens. Here's what happened when I typed in their phone number on the BBB website. Just CHEAP HANDLES!!!! I just want to take care of it myself if I can. I disassembled the unit from the base and it is now sitting in my kitchen sink draining. I bought this unit (SA12587) at walmart when I lived in Las Vegas and have (3) 5 gal., Hi I have a sunbeam cooler I just received today and the refillable filter jug has a crack in the bottom. Merrill Bresett 32 Woodlawn Ave Massena New York 13662 315-764-1238 in the Morning. After reading this blog it sounds like Sunbeam has gone downhill as far a quality and reliabilty. The red hot water handle broke off and I need to know how/where to go to order a replacement part. It may also take some time if the cooler has been brought into the room after being outside in a colder temperature. Thanks for your help. Page 6: Preparing Your Water Dispenser For Use P R E PARING YOUR WATER … Check this link for those with broken tap handles: You should also know that in 2000, Sunbeam went on a major licensing campaign to license outside companies to manufacture products using the Sunbeam name, and as you already know, this strategy has caused some good and some bad experiences consumers who have depended on the Sunbeam name for quality and good customer support after the sale. The manager called the 877 number and they say: no, customer should not bring it back to Home Depot. Where can I get replacement parts for the water levers? I told the woman that I paid something like $60 for this unit and to pay $13 for a piece of plastic that costs .04 cents to product is an insult to the consumer. I have a problem with the water getting cold. Just had to write to let you know that Goggle is running ads for Sunbeam water dispensers and parts on this blog site. Please advise me where I can get a replacement dispenser. how can i let people know how to get in touch with me????? Hi, cool post. You pull the lever, this lets water out and air in. Well, I looked in the Yellow Pages Frankly, I don't think they even ship it in the first place. Any suggestion where I can order a red nozzle for the hot water? 114724 East Proctor Avenue Tried again & yes it flooded again. But it started leaking again within the hour. I called the 1-800-890-4076 number and they informed me they could send me the 3 filters for $23.50 and they last 3 months. Sorry Sumbean, but you deserve it. Do not buy Sunbeams water cooler. I looked in the manual and found the part that was missing. It is also like pulling teeth to get someone on the customer service line. HAD IT A YEAR CANT FIND MY RECEIT FOR IT. If that fails I was thinking of rigging (more glue) a popsicle stick to the top of it. A good sign!! Gone through three of these already. I cleaned out the resovoir and got the manual out. Chances are good that your hot water tank has failed and either gushed of slowly dripped the source water into the fridge compartment. I have found that on my unit the safty catch that you have to pull up on is a PAIN IN THE ASS!!! Dear Sunbeam® Rep There are bottom screws from the inside that I cannot reach to remove the face and I did not want to tear the face off and shear the plastic at the screws as a shortcut to my frustractions. Wait for 10 hours before you open the drain plug because the hot water drains out first and may cause injury. model YLR2-5-25H2. Anyway, I dismantled the whole unit in an attempt to find the leak and discovered that the water supply tubing to the heater tank had rusted through. I'm going to use the water for the formula I use when I finally give birth!!! i'm assuming that it warps due to the heat. The head of the customer service department, Yu Chenna, called me and explained that they are having problems with the manufacturer of the part. No filters available in stores where containers purchased what kind of company service for customers is this? from the plastic will disolve/leach off the plastic into the hot water. Cold water tap leaks.Where can I buy a new tap? Their phone number is 800 890-4076. This is ridiculous. (Soldering is very difficult due to the stainless steel construction. Everyone is having problems with the knobs. My cooler Hot water knob brocke. IT STARTED WORKING BUT ONLY FOR 1 DAY. Take the cowel offand you will see the water cooling parts. What kind of service is that? It is quite clear that Sunbeam is not offering any solutions! I'm just glad to have finally received them. Later start cycling the vinegar into some pitchers. Each time we call we are on hold for at least 15 minutes. I have flushed it with a few pots of boiling water, dish soap and vinegar. Paper Towel Dispensers. Just recently after putting a replacement water jug on the unit I found a HUGE mess on my kitchen floor after several hours had passed by. > person's suggestion of: thanks for the quick reply, I also want to thank you for sending us a hot water tap so quickly when it broke while still under warranty. THIS WILL SLOW DOWN THE FLOW UNTIL IT IS OVER THE COOLER. I too had broken taps - but I called for replacements and received them a long time later. I FOUND SOME OLD HANDLES THAT WER'NT BROKE AND LUBRICATED THEM WITH A LITTLE LIQUID WAX (PLEDGE) AND THEY WORK PERFECT. I'm taking the unit back. However, based on the manufacture info, the compnent is produced to the end users specifications for temperature. If so, could you please e-mail that phone # to my brother's e-mail address i have a sunbeam water dispenser of model # YLR 2-5-90HZ3. Make sure you drain as much water out as you can before changing and use some plumbers tape to get a good seal. I got an extra lid, drilled a 1' hole in it. It never leaked so i consider myself lucky. If it is missing the same part, I will let you know., MOLD WILL MAKE YOU SICK - We don't take any chances. I guess this appliance is considered disposable, I'll keep looking though. There are many kinds - and, if your not familiar with this kind of item, your hardware sales person can certainly match it with with a female supply valve that fits. Says nothing in the manual about cleaning it. It's been over a month, Sunbeam has charged our credit card, and we have not seen our new parts. I called them several times for the status and they finally ended up telling me that they have already shipped it weeks ago but I have never received it! I have had two red knobs break on my Sunbeam dispenser. Where do we get replacement's for it? You will find more than one if you have a dispenser with both hot and cold spouts. Here is how you prevent water from spilling when you change out the 5 gallon bottles. may your handles stay solid and your water cool, I am 100% with TraceyWHI. I was able to order my parts at an inexpensive rate and I just can't believe how friendly they were to me and how accomadating they were, especially Joe. I called Sunbeam about my button that is stuck on my YL2-27CH2. ... I called Elite Group Inc in Montreal on Aug 19 and ordered the taps for my cooler. Will ship. 1st come 1st serve. Can someone suggest a solution? My water heater element has also to be replaced. I bought a Sunbeam Stainless Steel Water Dispenser Model #0266 from the Home Depot. Apparently Sunbeam's biggest fault in this WATERCOOLER FIASCO is allowing someone else to use their Registered Trademark Name, (Sunbeam) These Water coolers are NOT Sunbeam's. Life is a little easier for those who have a built-in dispenser in their refrigerator. I thought that it was water that wasted while changing the bottles. What is this "casket" that I'm seeing referenced? I forgot to mention that a friend of mine has this cooler too and when their hot water tap broke, the switched it with the room temerature tap, the only problem with that is there is no safety for the hot water, so be very careful if you want to try it. > 2. my sunbeam water cooler dumped five gallons of water on my hardwood floor. How's that for service. I bought a Sunbum water dispenser in Sept of 05. At least I know that I am not the only one who has had the hot water handle break off. Its really sad to be part of such a huge scam by this company that has affected so many folks here. We appologise for the problems you have been experiencing and hope that the changes we have made will help Jane in Chicago "We have a Sunbeam watercooler model # YLR2-5-87H3, serial number 0417168. All of our handles broke off too Got in touch with customer service...finally. I've had my unit for about 2 years and it worked fine until December 2005. Now I need to clean up the mess. Â I have bought a Sunbeam water diapenser I just w. Sunbeam Water Dispenser 0266. I asked about the warping issue where the bottles sit and he said it might not be good to have the heater on all the time. So, I tried to get through for a couple of more months calling the other line; with my water dispenser sitting in a large bucket cause sometimes it leaked and sometimes it didn’t. Have had a Sunbeam water dispenser for three years now. I have a water despenser, Sunbeam Model YLR2-5-90H23. Just call the number on the cooler, they will replace it. hi, I cut off the safety lever and though I have young kids (3 and 6) I will tell them not to touch it. 1175 Place D U Srere Andre Anyway, hasn't been a problem. Here is what happens. We should have known from the start. All components in Sunbeam water coolers are tested and meet FDA requirements. The model number of the cooler is YLR2-5-87H3. I use the Glad "Press and Seal" type saran wrap If anyone can help me on getting a filter I would be greatful! LUBE THE ONES THAT ARE LEFT AND HOPE YOU CAN GET SOME FROM THE CULLIGAN MAN. thanks. Thank you. the company i purchased it from sent me a confirmation that it was on it's way about a month or two ago. You could now remove the red handle from the hot water tap and sell it on ebay for a mint!LOL. Does anyone know where I can find replacement filters online? They should be made from metal. My new cooler has BAD (Plastic) Taste. I have had mine for 4 years and never had a problem. I called Sunbeam customer support (1-877-383-6399). Works great unless you have a hole in the water bottle like I did. I called 1-877-383-6399 again Nov. 21, 2005. And they already have hundereds of orders on wait. It ruined my area rug which was under my kitchen table and I am sick! The red lever just broke on my 0147/0148 Sunbeam. Thanks in advance. By the way, I have the same problems, broken red handle and water spillage when installing the jug. Thanks. you can't even find a listing for them on Sunbeams site. After 1 yr could not get water much above room temp. It will be much easier and faster than trying to contact Sunbeam. Will appreciate if you can provide me with the How would they have fixed it if they have no parts? I don't care if they're sunbeam parts or not. Bought one about a year ago. We had our Sunbeam Water Cooler Hot Tap break after a year. Anyone know anything about lawsuits? reminder the replacement for the hot water does NOT have safety catch for those who may have small children. Thank you! Has worked really well aside from the time two of my co-workers decided to take it apart for cleaning and couldn't remember how to put it back together! I have three sunbeams and need three hot water knobs as they have all broken. Vice grips and pliers should also work but I need those in the workshop occasionally. The 1-877-383-6399 Thanks in advance and Happy New Year! Thanks. Can someone help? The metal taste is so strong it is gagging. This person was much better. WILLIAM. I only waited for a couple of minutes, for an agent to answer, and take my mailing information. Please contact also my inside tank has warped a little but it hasn t leaked . It never did seem to work properly...looking at these comments, I know I will never purchase a Sunbeam product much for a company holding to a standard... Wow... it's only been since JUNE... but they FINALLY sent me a replacement casket. I was told they don't sell internal parts. The hot water function on my Sunbeam water cooler stopped working. Has anyone been successful at removing the terrible taste? Heh heh heh heh heh, snort giggle heh hee hee heh, I recieved a heater/ water cooler for my cabin in the north last Fall and missed the small drain at the back of the unit. Also, my room temp (middle) nozzle started to leak real bad about 6 months ago, so a I bought a little rubber cap at home depot (something like you might put on the bottom of a chair leg to protect the floor) and put it on the end of the nozzle to stop the leak. These handles are not strong enough plastic to last the lifetime of the unit. Sunbeam Water Cooler Sprung a Leak Published March 10, 2004 Today our Sunbeam water cooler sprung a leak. Would like to order a new knob. sunbeam rep I am going crazy w/o being able to use the hot water tap on my cooler. I still have my manual because i KEPT IT AS MOST CUST'S SHOULD. Just purchased Sunbeam cooler. You get the idea. Always unplug your water cooler dispenser before doing any repair or maintenance on it. I have found a way to keep water from spilling everywhere when putting a jug onto this. I bought 3 red knob (since they broke so easily!) I am a call center manager and he reminded me of the call peak times in all help desks. If you're looking to purchase a new water cooler, DO NOT BUY THE SUNBEAM. We have the Model YL2-27CH2 got at Home Depot in Aug 2006 for $60 on sale - as for funny taste we just kept using it and it went away - we use a Greenway filter Bottle with it and it is fine (got it at Canadian Tire $40 with filter; replacement filters are $30)just don't overfill the bottle. Place a 4 inch square of tin foil over the mouth and use a rubber band to secure it TIGHTLY. Thank you Other than this, we have had very good luck with this unit. The coolers are imported from China by L'Image Home Products of Montreal. I had the same time trying to find a replacement filer until one day I looked at my local Walgreen's for a filer and found one made my culligan. We have a model #YLR2-5-87H3. Our Sunbeam water cooler has been leaking two different liquids over the last few months. I will never by Sunbeam products again, their name is on the cooler so it is their product. fill your system with it and let it sit 5 minutes then flush 4 times after with clean water. I took it apart & found the warped casket also.... Has anyone had success in replacing this??? Unfortunately, I'm one of the victims! i bought a water cooler at a garage sale, lo and behold, no manual.I cannot figure out how everything goes inside. Purchased it at Home Depot...they're getting it back! But switching with the middle tap bought us some time but be careful there is no safety latch. They wanted $22.50 to ship them to me. knobs for the water dispenser model YLR2-5-25H2. THANKS SO MUCH, sorry heres my email address Check the cold water switch to ensure it is on, and ensure the unit has at least 6 inches of ventilation room at the back and 2 inches on each side, if you aren’t getting any cold water out. They sell filtered water, as well as several lines of water coolers. I even went to all the websites you all listed here, no luck! Merry Christmas!!! We have a model #0193 water cooler that has broken dispenser levers. i pointed this out to the representative who was fresh enough to tell me "that's only your opinion". Can anyone tell me a little more about this? I believe I still have the manual if anyone needs help or info. If you are interested, I have all 3 in working order - I am located in the GTA Thanks I paid 6.95 each, and fixed in five minutes. It happens very often. I already purchased the new cooler from Deer Park. poke a small hole in the saran wrap with the tip of a knife. Mrs Alicia Mendoza, My name is Alicia Mendoza. We bought our Sunbeam watercooler in 2004 & it actually has been fabulous. The number I called was 1-800-890-4076. > person couldn't even tell me where to get this > repaired other than to take it in to wherever > they fix fridges. I'm waiting for them to arrive. Be sure to mark your correspondance with "Sunbeam water filter info" othewise if I don't know you I will delete your e-mail before I read it. i also bought a sunbeam cooler and the seal is gone on the hot water if i put a jug on water just flows out the hot water tap does anyone know where i can get a new seal and also we should all pick a date to mail a letter to the better business bureau.this is terrible how many people are on this site, hi i wrote in yesterday the problem is when you put a jug of water on it just comes straight out the hot water tap.i think there is a seal of some sort can i plug it so we dont even use it i heard you can turn the hot water off but wont the water still come out of the spout. Nice !! We've brought one more home against all logic. Then, in December 2006 I came home from work with water all over the floor (a full 18L jug). I need a hot water spigot and cannot find one. I asked the lady (forgot to get her name) their address. email Al. On the very bottom of the box in small print this is the only place where you will find the words. This usually does the trick. The replacement parts arrived today! E-mail me at 4.6 out of 5 stars … Puurchased at Home Depot, same issue. I AM SEARCHING FOR A MANUAL SHOWING HOW THE PARTS FIT TOGETHER. III. My Water Dispenser Is Leaking. I dismantled the cooler and found that everything inside were disconnected. I hate to throw it in the landfill but what else can I do with it? My model number is ylr2-5-96h2. I am willing to sell the rest as parts. I too have had a few problems. Sunbeam Rep: if you could monitor Reference number 33-112-967 that would be great, A Better Approach - perhaps? Im going to try high temp silicone, and silicone around that gasket. no rubber band needed I believe I have a leak from my main cold water tank or stainless line from the cold tank going to the hot tank. I have a YLR2-5-90HZ3 that sprung a leak somewhere. I have no help to offer. 0 Solutions. I always thought Sunbeam was a reputable company until I found this blog. we will not be buying another sunbeam. I'm getting frustrated with it. I asked if they had any replacement handles or spiggots and they showed me a box of surplus ones and I picked out a white one that would be described as "female" and it fit perfectly and works fine. But a month ago for no apparent reason, it quit heating and cooling the water. the machine itself is not build to keep up with this higher waterpressure now and will start leaking as long there is water in the bottle. I took the stupid thing apart to see what happened. water. The 1-877-383-6399 person couldn't even tell me where to get this repaired other than to take it in to wherever they fix fridges. Interesting...I got a water cooler today, Model# YL2-16H2. I was currently looking online to find a replacement of the middle part that the water jug fits on and I found this leak message. 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