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Old 03-05-2015, 07:09 AM   #31
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X2. I was just thinking this as well.
I always forget about that switch

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Old 03-05-2015, 07:52 AM   #32
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If you have a Dometic refrigerator you might want to check if you have this Climate Control Switch and if it is on.
WHAT HE SAID!!!!
Ours had the switch and it would turn itself on after a bumpy interstate
ride! I finally pulled my switch out and removed a wire to stop it from
happening. WHO cares about a little condensation?? OK OK you guys in the deep south might but it was never a problem for us. Low battery(s) were a problem until I found out about the switch right here on FRF.
If Dometic had put that little strip heater on the 120v AC side there would
be no issue but to have it on the 12v dc side is just stupid IMO.
If you're camping off the grid you don't care about a little condensation!

All you nay sayers please-- a decent 12v battery should NOT be dead after
one day unless something with a pretty heavy load is killing it!!

ALSO there were some refers that had the heater but NO switch to turn
it off! Some folks figured out they could pull out their door light switch and access the wire going to the heater and disconnect it that way.
Be careful. If you pull the wrong wire the interior light will stop working- ask
me how I know-
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Old 03-05-2015, 10:12 AM   #33
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i was going to ask make and model but that doesnt always get responded to. it would have been a clue to elicit a better answer if indeed it has a climate switch.
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i was going to ask make and model but that doesnt always get responded to. it would have been a clue to elicit a better answer if indeed it has a climate switch.
Would definitely help !

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Old 03-05-2015, 12:36 PM   #35
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Make sure you let us know what you find!
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Old 03-05-2015, 01:28 PM   #36
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If it is a three way refrigerator, I use gas when dry camping, never 12v. It uses so little gas it is not worth the aggravation to use 12v. When on shore power, i use 120v.
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If you can replace the 12v and put 2 6v batteries in it's place
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Old 03-05-2015, 03:35 PM   #38
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Make sure you let us know what you find!
Im rolling with the humidity switch too. but please check back and let us know. when you do check back, it gives us feedback to do a better job with the next problem we face. this forum becomes a two way street, where we help one another mutually. it gives us closure and we sleep better at night. it gives us a response for the wife when they complain about all the time were wasting...lol
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Old 03-05-2015, 03:43 PM   #39
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A lot of RVers do not check their water levels in their batteries also do you have golf cart 6 volt or a 12 volt. I have found that the 6 volt last longer than the 12 volt. As a retired head electrician at a hospital we had a lot of experience with batteries. and we also found that after 5 years of use it was time to start looking into new batteries.
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Old 03-05-2015, 03:48 PM   #40
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I always forget about that switch

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Minus a switch for the climate control there are pics on another thread that will show you how to disconnect the climate control. The wire to disconnect is inside the frig light. Turbs I that you posted the pics or maybe it was Herk ?
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