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Old 02-17-2016, 08:38 AM   #1
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Dometic Temp Control

Hi All,

I think I have seen a previous post about my issue, but for some reason can not find it right now. Anyway, I am getting a bit weary of having to change the setting on my Dometic fridge a couple times a day to keep it from going below freezing or getting up to 50. Now that we've had our new TT out for several days (over 70), I can see that this issue is not going away. The fridge in our old TT had the slide control on the fin that we figured out after just a couple outings and it maintained a constant temp (+/- a few degrees) but this new one with the blue light 3 position settings just won't reliably maintain a decent level.

I thought I would air this out here to see if there's a known work around before I get with my dealer to explore warranty remedies. (We're in Florida for another month and he's in Iowa) I did buy the extended coverage from Dometic so I'm not under the gun to get it resolved.

TIA for any suggestions you may have.
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Old 02-17-2016, 01:36 PM   #2
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Ray, I don't think I have an answer for you because I am unfamiliar with the blue lights? However, since 34 folks have looked at your post I have used a product called "snip the tip" which replaces the "slide Thingy" with a thermostat about the size of your thumb nail. The product really does work and solved our freezing problem. Takes about 6 min to install. I found it at Snip the Tip.com. I have posted about it's effectiveness before. Maybe one of those little battery operated fans will help circulate the air and solve your problem? Good Luck!
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Could you provide a model number for your fridge. I had a similar problem with a classic series with the five position setting. After trying various settings and adjusting the sensor on the fins, found out control panel was bad and not properly sensing temperature. After replacement what are considered normal settings worked perfectly.

On a good note if your unit is freezing things in the fridge area, at least you know it has nothing to do with the cooling unit, but is a control issue.
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Old 02-18-2016, 05:53 AM   #4
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David and Rich,

My fridge does not have a sensor on the fins. My old TT did. This one has a three position selector which has a blue light indicator to show which setting, low/med/high, you are at. It also has another blue light indicator for operation mode whether propane or 110 vac. THese lights are located on a panel between the upper and lower doors.

The model number is DMR702 and the S/N is 43300351.

One positive is the freezer keeps the ice cream frozen at -5.

Thanks for your replies,

Larry
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Old 02-18-2016, 06:14 AM   #5
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My friends were missing the baffles in the slide and that was causing a temperature regulation problem.
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