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Old 07-26-2016, 03:52 PM   #11
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While you are at it I suggest you change the frig light bulb to a LED.
If not switching to an LED light, will the fan blow the fuse when the light comes on?
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Old 07-26-2016, 05:08 PM   #12
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No, however that bulb is so hot it will burn your hand if you touch it. In my Flagstaff it was the last remaining filament bulb. All LED now, battery lasts longer and trailer is cooler!
I also installed a switch to turn off the door/humidity heating strip. (my frig did not have a switch on the panel). A big battery saver when not on shore power. We can now run the heater all night on battery. The heater safety switch disables the LP igniter unit when low battery voltage is detected, and that used to occur about 3:30 at night...BRRRRRR.
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Old 07-26-2016, 05:53 PM   #13
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I made a fan from plastic white fence rails and two computer 12v fans with holes pulling air in the bottom and outputting at the fins. Ran wire thru the drain hole. Tales into supply wiring. Works great. Very cheep to make. Fence rail from Home Depot. Fans from Internet. Maybe $30 or less. Switch with light in front to power on or off.
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Old 07-26-2016, 06:08 PM   #14
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X2 Add a piggyback connector to the hot side and ground to fins and switch to LED bulb.
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Old 07-26-2016, 06:40 PM   #15
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You already removed light cover now remove hot wire to switch stick wire from fan into shovel connector. And slide connector back on switch.then put light cover back on. You do not need to remove whole switch assembly.
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Old 07-26-2016, 06:53 PM   #16
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Just get one of these at any auto parts store.
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Old 07-26-2016, 07:14 PM   #17
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Why not just buy the battery operated fan from Camping World
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Old 07-26-2016, 07:16 PM   #18
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Just get one of these at any auto parts store.
Thanks! The girl and guy at radio shack were at a loss when I asked for a piggyback connector!
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Old 07-26-2016, 08:46 PM   #19
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If you got your fan unit from rvcoolingunit.com, the wire is long enough to feed thru the hole that the sensor comes thru and wire it directly to 12v on the backside of the fridge, thats how I wired mine.
X2 on pushing it through the hole that the sensor comes through, It looks cleaner and only takes a few minutes.
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I ran mine down the drain tube. Super easy. Hooked into the 12 volt in the back of the fridge. I like this because it was a clean install and nothing will get tangled up in the wire.
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