Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-10-2015, 09:12 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 13
Refrigerator HELP

I bought a used 2015 Cherokee Limited 3 weeks ago. That first weekend we took it to a campground right next door to the dealer lot....everything of course was working during the walk through and through our whole weekend...the fridge was cold and the freezer kept things frozen...

We go on our first real trip. We didn't turn the fridge on until we get there....after an hour it still wasn't getting cold. The light was green the whole time..we then switched it to gas and it never got cold either...is there some kind of reset switch we need to be using??

The fridge is a Norcold. It is back at the storage facility but I thik the model was N611 or something like that..

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!
__________________

__________________
Bnanewbie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2015, 11:13 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
cdangel0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 148
I am unfamiliar with a reset switch. I can tell you that the refrigerators traditionally take a LONG time to actually get cold. Try putting your hand on the fins after a couple of hours and see if they're cold - that's usually my indicator that everything is working properly.
__________________

__________________
Craig & Lynn D'Angelo
Delaware

cdangel0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2015, 11:28 AM   #3
Phat Phrog Stunt Team
 
TURBS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Iowa
Posts: 34,337
These refrigerators need at least 12 hours to cool down.
We turn ours on a day before leaving then fill it the night before we leave.
I suspect most do the same.
Others leave there's on 24/7 if going weekly.

TURBS
08 duramax tuned n modded, 32bhok Sabre
2015 camping "4 nights"
__________________
TURBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2015, 04:36 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
zs325RES's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Byron Center, MI
Posts: 337
My daughter has a Norcold in her Passport and had some issues.
We found it quite sensitive to being properly level, especially front to back.
And yes - give it plenty of time to get cold


Sent from my iPhone using Forest River Forums
__________________

2013 Crusader 325RES Touring Edition
2006 Silverado 2500HD LT SW ECSB, 6L LQ4/4L80E 4.10s w/16K Curt slider (not necessary), Air Lift bags & Black Bear Performance tune & CAI

Norm & Karen Zondervan
zs325RES is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2015, 04:49 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
dan-nickie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Dallas TX
Posts: 1,507
The dealer had it on for a day or two before your walk through.
That's why it worked then.

An hour is not enough time to tell if it is going to get cold or not.
Most typically leave it on overnight before leaving home.

BTW, you can run it on propane while you travel.
__________________
Dan
2014 Berkshire 390RB-60
dan-nickie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2015, 08:07 PM   #6
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 46
If I could not plug in to shore power a day before our trip, I would run it on gas (propane) the night before and on the way to our destination. I fueled up before hooking up so I would not need to stop for fuel with it on. ALWAYS remember to shut it off if you stop for fuel.
__________________

__________________
eortiz is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
refrigerator

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




ForestRiverForums.com is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:38 AM.