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Old 03-01-2016, 10:13 PM   #31
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Well safe trip and happy travels/camping.
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Old 03-01-2016, 11:05 PM   #32
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Old 03-01-2016, 11:21 PM   #33
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During the normal process, moisture is removed from the air and items in the refer. The fan motor inside the residential refer runs when the compressor is on. Apx 3 times in 24 hours, heaters come on in the freezer part to melt the frost build up on the coils that get cold. The water leaves the unit thru a drain. If the moisture were trapped in the refer or freezer part, with the unit not running, the fan motor could rust. I've seen this maybe 2 times since 1977.

Short answer, leave the doors cracked open when in storage.
I am a retired lead maintenance mechanic and for 30 years worked on large air handlers, chillers, condenser fans, evaporator fans, window a/c's, freezers, refridgerators, ice makers, humidifiers, etc. Never ever have seen one rust!
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Tommy,,,,,,I also, for 40 years, did the same career line that you did. And I fully agree with what you said. OK,,,,all you folks out there.....two of us are giving you bunches of info that's not wrong.
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