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Old 10-28-2013, 05:29 PM   #11
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Thanks guys. RTFM.
LMAO. We bought our first trailer used; no airing position cards. I visited a number of dealers trying to source them and was surprised by the blank looks, and one that thanked me for clearing up (for him) what the blue cards were for!
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Old 10-28-2013, 05:31 PM   #12
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My Dometic 1350 (4-door) comes with a totally different device to keep the door open. BUT, IMO, you can't leave the fridge like that, door open or not. You need to come back the next day and dry it out. If you can't do that, turn it off way earlier so you can dry it before you leave. With you RV all closed up, I don't think it's going to dry well enough to avoid mold, and may cause mold in the rest of your RV as well.
In my limited experience, I haven't seen a hint of problems with letting the fridge air dry. We're only marginally muggy here in MD- maybe areas where it's worse could be problematic.
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Duct tape and something to hold the door open will work also. Norcold does not have the option. We just leave the doors completely open. Just have to make sure to close them before retracting the slide.
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:17 PM   #14
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That's a great link, Coot. Btw, those Aircards work real well.
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:27 PM   #15
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I wondered what that blue thing was for and now I know. Went out today to the barn and opened both frig and freezer doors, although I had defrosted a week before we stored it so it was completely dry. Too bad, I could have used that blue thing.
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Old 10-28-2013, 06:51 PM   #16
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I have always used the ice bucket in the freezer pulled out a little to prop the freezer door open witch in turns keeps the frig door from closing
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:36 PM   #17
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I wondered what that blue thing was for and now I know. Went out today to the barn and opened both frig and freezer doors, although I had defrosted a week before we stored it so it was completely dry. Too bad, I could have used that blue thing.
Still need the cards to prop open the doors while your TT is stored. If they're closed (doors) you may get a smell in your fridge come spring.
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Old 10-28-2013, 11:04 PM   #18
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Still need the cards to prop open the doors while your TT is stored. If they're closed (doors) you may get a smell in your fridge come spring.
X2, big time. Made that mistake the winter of 1976 on our first trailer. Never again. Even tho it was thoroughly cleaned, it had a horrible smell when we opened it after 3 months.
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:32 PM   #19
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Still need the cards to prop open the doors while your TT is stored. If they're closed (doors) you may get a smell in your fridge come spring.
I guess that I wasn't clear. I left the doors open. BTW, I only have one card for a 2 door frig. I haven't looked at the instructions yet, but do I need 2 to use them?
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I guess that I wasn't clear. I left the doors open. BTW, I only have one card for a 2 door frig. I haven't looked at the instructions yet, but do I need 2 to use them?
One per door, yes.
Or, you could just use a stick with pads on the ends...
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