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Old 09-15-2013, 09:23 PM   #1
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Fridge Gets Too Cold.

I guess it's better than not getting cold enough but on our first trip with our 2004 Wildwood the Fridge got so cold after 2 days that everything in the fridge was frozen. Only running on propane. Fired it up at home on ac power the day before we left then ran it on propane while we drove 2.5 hours to the campground. Also on the 2nd day the check light came on(?) Dometic Americana ...not sure of the unit model # but it has the separate fridge and freezer. Any ideas? Thanks in advance...
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Old 09-16-2013, 01:04 AM   #2
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typically there is a small sensing bulb attached to one of the fins on the back of the fridge that needs to be moved down. I also had to move the bulb down inside the clip to get mine to the right temperature
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:34 AM   #3
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Thanks Ditchooker...I'll check that out. I know that there is wire with the temp sensor at the end laying in the middle rack. Could that be it?
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That sounds like the sensor. It should have a clip that attaches to the cooling fins. I would start off by placing it near the center of a fin vertically. Adjust up or down for proper temp.
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Old 09-16-2013, 09:59 AM   #5
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The clip goes on the far right side fin with a sticker next to it for instructions., I just slid mine up to get mine a little cooler.
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Old 09-16-2013, 10:36 AM   #6
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Thanks guys for the info. This is a photo of the sensor wire and the what I assume is the clip which should hold the sensor wire up against the cooling fins.(?) ALSO: while I'm at it, what is the "Climate Control" switch inside the freezer door for?

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That seems to have come loose from the fins ....
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Old 09-16-2013, 11:09 AM   #8
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I guess I should add there is no temp adjustment on this fridge. It is meant to operate at a "Factory Preset Temp".
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That sensor is the temperature adjustment, I guess you figured that out already. It is supposed to be on the rightmost fin and you slide it up or down that fin to adjust the cooling. At first I also thouggt there was no temperature adjustment as one looks for a regular know, slider etc
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Mine is a 2013 model and does not have a climate control switch in the freezer, you must have a different model than mine also the plastic piece in your photo appears to be longer than mine. Is there a sticker on the wall (inside) next to the fins that shows 'colder - warmer"? If not my guess would be attach the sensor with the plastic piece on the fin and do your 'climate control switch to attain the results you want again just guessing at this point.
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