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Old 06-10-2014, 11:21 PM   #1
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Refrigerator problem

Plugged in the camper in the drive way before taking off tomorrow. Refergator will run off propane but will not cool on Electric.

I pulled the outside back panel off and looked for that little reset button. pushed it in and still only seems to be cooling off from propane.

It's always kicked on quick and started cooling. It has been about 2 months since our last trip. Everything else seems to be working fine. Fuse is also good. It's also close to level.

Any ideas?
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Old 06-10-2014, 11:48 PM   #2
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It could be that the 110v heating element has gone bad and needs replacement. Had one go out on my old trailer got it replaced and worked good until I got my new trailer.
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Old 06-10-2014, 11:57 PM   #3
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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.
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Old 06-10-2014, 11:58 PM   #4
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110 element easy to change yourself? Something I'll have order or most places carry it stock?
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:43 AM   #5
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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.
That is normal on start up. The freezer gets cold long before the fridge compartment. How long did you leave it on before you thought it was not working? It takes several hours before the fridge will cool down. Leave it plugged in overnight and then check it.
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Old 06-11-2014, 12:55 AM   #6
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That is normal on start up. The freezer gets cold long before the fridge compartment. How long did you leave it on before you thought it was not working? It takes several hours before the fridge will cool down. Leave it plugged in overnight and then check it.
Good idea, wait till morning.
Also RV refrigerators don't like being filled to the brim either. Even though we have a residential fridge in ours now we still keep an outdoor remote thermometer in it to check the temperature without having to open it, it's just an old habit.
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Old 06-11-2014, 06:13 AM   #7
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Nice and cold this morning. Thanks guys!
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Old 06-11-2014, 06:16 AM   #8
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This may sound stupid but a friend of mine had the same problem some one suggested he take out the refer set it upside down for a few hours put it back in for a few hours than fire it up worked for him
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Old 06-11-2014, 06:49 AM   #9
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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.
WFDEric,do yourself a helpful favor and install a (Fan) inside your Refrigerator ,Go to Ebay and (RV interior parts-refridgerator fan),the Dealer is (rflk1) cost of the fan is $13.50 & FREE shipping! Read the Info on his site,Best $$$ ever spent for your Fridge! Youroo!!
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Old 06-11-2014, 07:28 AM   #10
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I don't know if this is my imagination or what, but I always freeze a few water bottles, place them in the fridge when I turn it on, and it seems to make the fridge cooler quicker.
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