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Old 05-21-2014, 08:16 AM   #1
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Refrigerator whooshes but will not light!

Anyone know whats wrong? It worked fine two weeks ago.
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Old 05-21-2014, 08:35 AM   #2
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How many times have you tried to light it?

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Old 05-21-2014, 08:38 AM   #3
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Plugged office on gas supply?
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What type of frig do you have? Are you at high altitude? We had a Norcold in our MH that would not work on gas at over 5000 ft. Per Norcold website, this is common on newer models.
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Anyone know whats wrong? It worked fine two weeks ago.
Mine does this the first time after sitting with LP off at the tanks.
I always light the stove and the water heater to get things going then
try the fridge. It might "whoosh" a dozen times but will eventually catch
and then it's fine.

Did yours fault out? Turn it off and back on and try again.
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Old 05-22-2014, 08:08 AM   #6
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Now it won't even whoosh.
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Old 05-22-2014, 09:49 AM   #7
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What type of frig do you have? Are you at high altitude? We had a Norcold in our MH that would not work on gas at over 5000 ft. Per Norcold website, this is common on newer models.
I called Nocold and we have a refrigerator that does not work over 5000 ft. This was not disclosed to us by the dealer. What good is a self contained toy-hauler that will not keep food cold when not plugged in? Does anyone have any suggestions for us? Could the dealer be required to replace the refrigerator with a different brand that works above 5000 ft?
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Thats good infor for us highlander. The 2013 dometic that I have works fine all the way to at least 9200ft.
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Old 05-22-2014, 12:32 PM   #9
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I called Nocold and we have a refrigerator that does not work over 5000 ft. This was not disclosed to us by the dealer. What good is a self contained toy-hauler that will not keep food cold when not plugged in? Does anyone have any suggestions for us? Could the dealer be required to replace the refrigerator with a different brand that works above 5000 ft?
I would guess you don't have a gripe unless it was specifically discussed before and during the time of purchase about camping above 5,000'.
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Old 05-22-2014, 12:38 PM   #10
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I called Nocold and we have a refrigerator that does not work over 5000 ft. This was not disclosed to us by the dealer. What good is a self contained toy-hauler that will not keep food cold when not plugged in? Does anyone have any suggestions for us? Could the dealer be required to replace the refrigerator with a different brand that works above 5000 ft?
I don't really know, but you might want to check on getting a different gas valve. Maybe a dometic will work plus you would
need to change the orifice, It's worth a try.
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