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Old 03-11-2013, 09:09 PM   #11
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If its humid outside its going to freeze up. Even with circ air. These frigs use the old direct contact method of cooling, refridge cools aluminum fins, direct to air in box, very cold fins freeze moisture in air. New units of course use air flow and auto defrost heat exchangers.
Minimize the time doors are open or: I use a high power hair dryer once a month directly on fins. Turn off fridge, warm coils, dry and put groceries back on top shelf. Fridge only warms a few degrees by the time you get it back on line. Trick is don't let it get too far, for obvious reasons.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:44 AM   #12
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If you have 120 shore power, make sure your climate control switch is on.
In my model it is located in the fridge door frame.

It is 12 volt DC so make sure it is off if you are running on battery.

There is no difference in operation between AC and DC/Propane because they are only a source of heat to boil the ammonia in the coils. The "cooling" comes from the condensing of the ammonia gas back into liquid which is a fixed quantity based on the chemistry of ammonia.
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:47 AM   #13
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Assuming you have said switch by all means do as Herk has explained.

Forgot older units may have it.......

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Thanks very much!! Didn't know about switch. I'll definitely check this evening when I get home. Thanks again
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Old 03-12-2013, 09:04 AM   #15
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Newer units (2011 or up) may not have the switch, BUT they all have a Climate Control System. See the new manual attached.
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