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Old 06-30-2014, 01:14 PM   #11
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I fired up the refer today for the first time this year, with a laser my freezer is at -4, but I have the canopy out and the side wall is in the shade
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Old 06-30-2014, 06:09 PM   #12
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The refer is dying a slow death. The freeze can get down to 15, no more. The refer stays cold enough. The problem is we cannot use it on propane since I have smelled ammonia twice (a very bad sign!) which is flammable. We are traveling, so we turn it off when we tow. Once at a campground it runs on electric. I have closed the valves on both propane tanks.
We are spending 5-6 days in Brainerd, MN, in early July and will have a FR dealer there resolve the issue. The refer is still under warranty. Wish we could wait until the Goshen Rally, but need it fixed ASAP.


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Old 06-30-2014, 07:51 PM   #13
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Good idea to get it taken care of. If you are questioning it now you likely will continue to wonder about it. Besides smelling ammonia is a good warning sign too.

I'm lucky with my fridge because it get cold fast. Yesterday I headed to the beach for a night of dry camping. Upon arrival at camp around 4 pm the freezer was about 50 and fridge was about 60 before discovering I had turned off the propane in error. I recheck the fridge after a couple of hours and at 6:30 pm my freezer was -5 and fridge was 35.
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