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Old 06-02-2016, 10:32 AM   #31
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The gas-absorption refrigerators used in RVs are much less efficient at cooling than your home fridge so their recovery time is slower. In addition, the ability to absorb heat energy introduced when the door is opened is very dependent on the contents. If the fridge is fairly full a considerable amount of heat can be absorbed there by keeping the temp fairly stable. If the fridge is mostly empty, there is little ability to absorb heat. If you are having difficulty keeping the temp stable, try keeping fridge full and open time to a min. A fan in the outside compartment to assist on removing heat from the coils is also a big help.
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Old 06-02-2016, 07:16 PM   #32
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The day mine was giving problems the outside fan did not come on. The day before and day after it did. I can't find the thermostat for the fan. I see it on the wiring schematic but I can't see it.

Also, wonder if the plastic shelf covers and fin cover is making things worse.
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Old 06-02-2016, 09:19 PM   #33
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The day mine was giving problems the outside fan did not come on. The day before and day after it did. I can't find the thermostat for the fan. I see it on the wiring schematic but I can't see it.

Also, wonder if the plastic shelf covers and fin cover is making things worse.


Thermostat "snap disc" is up top in the upper cover if you have one.

It's on the far right screwed to one of the cooling fins.

The stock fans are junk I'd look into replacing it with a 120mm ball bearing fan.




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Old 06-02-2016, 11:54 PM   #34
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Do I have to unseal the roof to get access?
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Do I have to unseal the roof to get access?


If you have a rooftop vent you won't be able to acces it from the top.
I was referring to an in slide fridge with both vents in the slide wall.




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Old 06-03-2016, 11:39 AM   #36
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Pull the fridge then right?
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I'd have to say yes,



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Old 06-03-2016, 02:37 PM   #38
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Thank you for all the info Turbs!
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Thank you for all the info Turbs!


Paul, are going to try and replace your fan? Thermostat?


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Paul, are going to try and replace your fan? Thermostat?


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I would like to see the thermostat... see if there is a better quality one or maybe it's poorly mounted... possibly wire in a manual override switch for it. It should have come on that middle day it was the same Temps inside and outside the camper all three days.
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