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Old 06-11-2014, 08:25 AM   #11
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I start mine a day or two ahead of time just to make sure it is cold.

I am in and out while loading it up so it is easy to keep an eye on it.

Drive safe.
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Old 06-11-2014, 08:55 AM   #12
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Before anyone changes the heating element or turns their fridge upside down (why?), you should check the internal fuses (there are two - one for the AC heater and one for the DC control circuits).

I can't think of a single malfunction that will be solved by turning the fridge upside down.
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Old 06-11-2014, 09:01 AM   #13
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...I can't think of a single malfunction that will be solved by turning the fridge upside down.
Clean the dust out from around it and how to unhook it? Other than that, just something to do if you're bored I guess.
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Old 06-11-2014, 01:31 PM   #14
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Good idea, wait till morning.
Patience, Grasshopper!

electric always takes longer to cool than the propane side. and you need to not worry unless you've left it on overnite and it's still not cool.
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Old 06-11-2014, 01:40 PM   #15
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Before anyone changes the heating element or turns their fridge upside down (why?), you should check the internal fuses (there are two - one for the AC heater and one for the DC control circuits).

I can't think of a single malfunction that will be solved by turning the fridge upside down.
Herk, is there a trick to getting that cover off. What does the spatula design on the cover actually mean. I looked at mine, just to be up to speed, and it didn't look easy to remove the cover. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 06-11-2014, 01:43 PM   #16
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Herk, is there a trick to getting that cover off. What does the spatula design on the cover actually mean. I looked at mine, just to be up to speed, and it didn't look easy to remove the cover. Any help would be appreciated.

I thought "spatula" first also. Its a screw driver. Put a flat screw driver in the slot and pull it one way to release the catch. Bothe sides.I just did it this morning.
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Old 06-11-2014, 05:53 PM   #17
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This might be where the idea of turning the frig upside down came from...if the refrigerator has been working, and it suddenly stop cooling, turn it off for one to two hours, re-level the RV, and turn it back on. Sometimes the flow of ammonia can become "vapor locked", and turning it off will allow the pressures to equalize (the old method was called "burping", and consisted of taking the refrigerator out of the coach and turning it upside down.. newer models- built since the early 1980's, do not need this, nor will it help).
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Agree with Youroo in post #9 best money spent along with the condenser fans. The inside fan will also do away with most of the condensate dripping from the coils.
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Something else strange. Freezer seems to be cooling but not the bottom unit.

I have the plastic slide pushed all the way up to the coldest setting in the lower unit.

http://youtu.be/txqAHaTpexc
This might help you!
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