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Old 07-19-2014, 07:47 PM   #1
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Dometic fridge getting to cold

Anyone can tell me why? I keep moving the slide adjustable piece down but it keeps freezing stuff. It is getting to 20-25 degrees. The adjuster is now hanging down about halfway as long past the bottom fin.

I am running on electric. Outside temp is 75.

Sorry if this has been answered but I can't seem to get the fr app to search.

Is possibly the decal in the fridge wrong and I am supposed to move it up instead?

Thanks in advance for any help.
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Old 07-19-2014, 07:55 PM   #2
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I would have to think you have a bad thermistor.Slinding down should make it warmer. If mine every goes bad I will replace with a Dometic snip the tip thermistor. You only have to change the thermistor and not the wire.



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Old 07-19-2014, 08:39 PM   #3
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We added the snip the tip deal to our forester fridge, and it worked quite well. Easy, quick and cheap mod.

As for what you have, you can also move it to another fin. Maybe a couple to the left. I'm not sure how long you're waiting to check temps, but it does take quite a while to adjust, as in hours.
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Old 07-19-2014, 09:16 PM   #4
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Try laying the thermistor out in the first rack. The lower it is in the frig, the warmer the frig should be. Your label is correct.
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Old 07-19-2014, 09:48 PM   #5
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Thanks Guys!!

I have moved the thermistor out on the second rack. It was down behind the veggie drawers.

I have also moved the adjuster to a new fin. It was on the last one, moved to the second from the last.

We have been trying different positions since last night and all day. Checking intervals about 4-6 hours.

We shall see. I may need to order one of those other thermistors.
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Old 07-20-2014, 06:37 AM   #6
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here is a thread with similar issue...

Fridge Thermister Replacement
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Old 07-20-2014, 12:54 PM   #7
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Same problem froze everything solid - bad thermister - get this

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Old 07-20-2014, 03:01 PM   #8
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Thanks Guys!!

I have moved the thermistor out on the second rack. It was down behind the veggie drawers.

I have also moved the adjuster to a new fin. It was on the last one, moved to the second from the last.
Are you saying the end of the white wire was down behind the trays instead of in the clip attached to the fins at the top?
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Old 07-20-2014, 11:36 PM   #9
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Yes
I did not know that was where it should be. Maybe it is trying to get it colder because it thinks it is not cold enough?
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Moved it to the clip and now it is not cold enough so an moving the slide up. We will check it in the morning.

Thanks for the help.
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