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Old 04-26-2013, 05:18 PM   #11
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Mine has an old school glass fuse an that's it.
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:19 PM   #12
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I bought a brand new fifth wheel last December. Just took it out for the second time last weekend. The refrigerator would not work. I went thru the troubleshooting guide, did everything in it. Which wasn't much I could do.. check the gas, check the electric to it, other than that, shut it down and get it serviced... cost me $180 to find out it has a reset switch and after that, it worked. Since there wasn't anything wrong with the fridge, no warranty coverage.. But, since I did everything the manual said, I feel I should be reimbursed. They feel otherwise. No parts under warranty were not replaced.
Podge, can you explain in more detail what you did in checking it? Without knowing which model fridge you have, I am assuming you have a 3-way model that can be powered by 120 volt, propane, or 12 volt. You said you checked the electrical to it....which I am assuming you meant 120 volt and had the trailer plugged into shore power...........or did you just mean you checked the 12 volt DC side to it?

If you were only having problems on the propane side, this fridge, like several other LP appliances in your trailer (water heater, furnace) has a safety gas shutoff in case the appliance doesn't light the propane. (Your fridge has to burn propane to cool, and it messes peoples minds up trying to grasp this).

The dometic manual does state how to reset the propane system in case of a "failure to ignite" system shutdown.
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:36 PM   #13
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I had the problem of the fridge not working last summer. I was lucky enough to call my dealer & they recommended a service company to me. Since I was in the boonies the guy told me where to check. On the stack in the outside fridge compartment there are two wires attached to the stack that come over from the fridge panel. In between the two wires is a reset switch that is not easily labeled or seen. I pushed it in the fridge has worked since then. This switch with pop if the fridge it out of level for too long & it overheats. I had left my Roo hitched up the night before on a down sloping driveway which is what caused it. Now I just hook up before I go & all is well.
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:42 PM   #14
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I had the problem of the fridge not working last summer. I was lucky enough to call my dealer & they recommended a service company to me. Since I was in the boonies the guy told me where to check. On the stack in the outside fridge compartment there are two wires attached to the stack that come over from the fridge panel. In between the two wires is a reset switch that is not easily labeled or seen. I pushed it in the fridge has worked since then. This switch with pop if the fridge it out of level for too long & it overheats. I had left my Roo hitched up the night before on a down sloping driveway which is what caused it. Now I just hook up before I go & all is well.
That is the stack overheat sensor. It might be hidden behind the wind shield that was added by the "Recall Modification."

I was aware that it would pop when overheated; however I just learned you can push the button to reset the sensor. I had thought it would close by itself when it cooled down.

Thank you. This information is now added to the "Herkbrary"
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:48 PM   #15
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That is the stack overheat sensor. It might be hidden behind the wind shield that was added by the "Recall Modification."

I was aware that it would pop when overheated; however I just learned you can push the button to reset the sensor. I had thought it would close by itself when it cooled down.

Thank you. This information is now added to the "Herkbrary"
IF thats what they reset for 180.00 I want that gig !
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:57 PM   #16
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IF thats what they reset for 180.00 I want that gig !
You know what they say - you ain't paying me for what I do, you pay me for what I know.
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:01 PM   #17
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You know what they say - you ain't paying me for what I do, you pay me for what I know.
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:18 PM   #18
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Thank you. This information is now added to the "Herkbrary"
Thanks also for including that picture of the switch, Herk. I was scratching my head and couldn't visualize it.
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Thanks also for including that picture of the switch, Herk. I was scratching my head and couldn't visualize it.
The "Reset Switch" threw me too.
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