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Old 03-14-2015, 09:20 AM   #51
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Update: two 6V batteries have provided the solution. Battery reads full the next morning...thanks for the tips.🏁😊
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Old 03-14-2015, 10:18 AM   #52
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I'm sorry....they have had manual switches on those for decades and then dometic decides its not important? thats a fair sized parasitic drain to a dry camper...I'm just in shock a little...
Do the Mod in the light. Just cut the wire in the pics. place male and female ends on the cut wire. Just keep the wire disconnected when running on the battery only.... I t absolutely works... no drain
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Old 03-14-2015, 03:56 PM   #53
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Old 03-14-2015, 09:21 PM   #54
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Thanks for the update
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Old 04-05-2015, 11:06 PM   #55
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TRY, this link. I have done this procedure myself and it works.
New Dometic refrigerator problem - Page 2 - iRV2 Forums
Has anyone considered drilling the lower half of the light fixture, below the door switch, and installing an SPST switch? It seems to me that a special switch may be called for to avoid moisture-related shorts. But if there's room, that makes turning it on and off easy.
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Old 04-06-2015, 02:53 PM   #56
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they got a push button replacement switch for the outside assist handle that is moisture resistant...maybe thats a good choice for a retrofit internally in the cabinet.

edit...no way to tell position of switch though
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Old 04-06-2015, 04:26 PM   #57
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I pulled the light box off and found a connector that goes to the humidity control. I dremeled out the bottom of the light base and cover and the connector hangs under the light so it can be disconnected when needed. Light still works with the connecter apart. Hardest part is getting the box off. The plastic rivets can be reused.
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Old 10-31-2015, 11:01 PM   #58
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Refrigerator draws the battery down.

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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.

Our Dometic manual (dated 3/14) says this is on model NDM1062 only. And it now carries its own indicator lamp labeled CLC. These aspects might have been different in other years. Glad to know and check, though!
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Old 06-04-2018, 05:12 PM   #60
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I've been reading this thread and apologize in advance if I missed something.

I bought a new Forest River Cruise Lite-20' a little over a month ago. First camped in it a week later (with full hookups) and the fridge froze everything in it. My dealer is over 2 hrs away so in phone communications, we're fairly certain that it's a bad thermister. I've since gone 'dry camping' (i did run a generator every morning to make coffee & recharge btry)with the trailer once, and have turned the fridge OFF at night to prevent the freezing (seems that about 8 hrs at night helps the freezing issue). Anyhow parked the trailer with nothing turned on inside about 2 weeks ago and the battery tested a whole 1.56 volts when I just checked on the trailer. Quite a parasitic drain!!!

Any thoughts on if I'm going to have that problem persist even after the thermister is replaced? OR should I go looking for that wire to cut? I don't want to invalidate my warranty
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