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Old 05-03-2016, 11:24 AM   #1
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Refrigerator only working when plugged into electric.

Does anyone have an idea of what to check?
My fridge only works if on electric mode. If I put on gas only the check light will come on.
Of course the gas is open.
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Old 05-03-2016, 11:27 AM   #2
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Do you hear any clicking (attempting to light) when on gas?
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Old 05-03-2016, 11:29 AM   #3
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Does anyone have an idea of what to check?
My fridge only works if on electric mode. If I put on gas only the check light will come on.
Of course the gas is open.
Since it is spring, did you bleed the gas line by lighting the stove first? Often there is air in the line and it takes a while before the reefer gets any propane. Lighting the stove clears most of the air out. The check light is saying that it tried to light but didn't after a couple of tries.
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Old 05-03-2016, 11:53 AM   #4
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Since it is spring, did you bleed the gas line by lighting the stove first? Often there is air in the line and it takes a while before the reefer gets any propane. Lighting the stove clears most of the air out. The check light is saying that it tried to light but didn't after a couple of tries.
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I agree, sounds like air in the propane line. Light your stove and let it run for 5 minutes or so to get all the air out. If that doesn't work light your hot water heater. That should be the end of the line.

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Refrigerator only works on electric

yup, had the same problem with ours.....the fix was blowing out the fuel orifice. All it takes is a very fine insect nest to clog the nozzle
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Old 05-03-2016, 04:17 PM   #7
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Fridge & gas

Read instruction I over looked where it talked about a small off on screw for gas line
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Old 05-03-2016, 04:31 PM   #8
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Glad you found it and thanks for reporting back.

EDIT: Oops... thought that was the OP reporting back.
Sorry for the confusion.
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Does anyone have an idea of what to check?
My fridge only works if on electric mode. If I put on gas only the check light will come on.
Of course the gas is open.
I had this problem with the trailer I had previous to this one and found all kinds of shavings in the line that blocked the orifice. Had to take it all apart and blow it out with air. Never failed again.
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Could Also be Your Igniter

We had that problem. We would hear the clicking but still no chilling. Found out that the igniter was bad and had to be replaced.
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