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Old 08-18-2015, 11:23 PM   #1
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Fridge fan

Looking to add fan to fridge to increase airflow. Any suggestions?

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Old 08-19-2015, 09:03 PM   #2
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My mother just put one in hers and it really dropped the temps. We may add one to ours. She is in the desert Southwest and had a problem keeping the temp inside below 50...now its just under 40 so...it works.

i think she bought this one off of ebay but not saying other designs are or are not better. I have looked at a bunch and they are all pretty similar. i jst like this one as it was fused and has a switch. Dometic Refrigerator Deluxe Fan to Increase Cooling Inside with Metal Grill | eBay
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Old 08-19-2015, 09:04 PM   #3
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Fridge fan

I just ordered this fan a couple minutes ago. http://www.amazon.com/Corsair-Series.../dp/B007RESGGC

I plan on installing this on the outside of the unit.


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Old 08-19-2015, 09:08 PM   #4
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You are talking about the fan for inside the fridge correct.

There is a kit to add one to the outside to increase airflow...some I have seen go up top by the heat exchanger and some go down below by the compressor and stuff.

Realize you did not specify so just assumed it was for inside
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Old 08-19-2015, 09:22 PM   #5
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This is what I use great product. Keeps my fridge at 32 degrees.


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Old 08-19-2015, 09:24 PM   #6
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Great Fan. I have been meaning to get that set up going. I have done the external fan mod to get heat out from the back of the fridge.
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Old 08-19-2015, 09:29 PM   #7
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I installed two 120 mm fans to replace the single 80 mm fan that cools the upper coils of our frige [outside] They made a huge difference in how fast it pulls down initially and doesn't make but a fraction of the whine the OEM 80 mm did.
Tried the inside fan, but doesn't do any good if you have a "loaded" refrigerator. Anything between the little fan and the fins, blocks the flow of air.
I have a drip pan just below the fins of my frige that will not allow an upward flow of air.
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Old 08-19-2015, 09:42 PM   #8
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Added this one and replaced fridge light with LED module to compensate for current draw.
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Old 08-24-2015, 03:04 PM   #9
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I built my own. I took a fan out of an old computer power supply. I ran the wire through the same hole as temp sensor. I connected a standard automotive 12V SPST relay from Radio Shack to the light circuit. The relay switches direct 12V power to the fan as soon as you power on the fridge. I mounted the fan to the cooling fins using mini wire ties and press-on U clips I found at Ace and then I covered the fan with aluminum screen to keep fingers out. Let me know if this interests you and I'll get some pics and wiring diagrams. I spent about $10 and 2 hours of time.
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