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Old 03-18-2018, 11:34 AM   #1
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Refrigerator doesn’t work on LP

New to RVing and on are first trip could not get the refrigerator to cool down switched the control to auto is there something I need to do other then that, we were running the gen when driving and on shore power when parked but after 10 days it still was warm, as far as I know it is set to the lowest temp same with freezer. it is a used 2008 Charleston.
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Old 03-18-2018, 12:28 PM   #2
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What is the make and model of your refrigerator? Not knowing that the only thing I can suggest is look in the fridge compartment at the cooling fins, there should be a plastic piece that you can slide. Slide it to the top of the fin for colder, bottom for warmer. If you slide it to the top and stuff starts to freeze then slide it down a little.
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Old 03-18-2018, 12:53 PM   #3
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Take off the outside cover from the refrigerator. There should be a 110 volt outlet there. Refrigerator should be plugged in there for 110 volt operation. Plug something you know works into that outlet. Does it work?
If it doesn't work check all your breakers. Also look for any red lights in your power panel telling you a 12 volt fuse is blown.
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Does it cool when turned on LP? For a 2008 it could be that you have a control board problem.
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Old 04-01-2018, 09:49 AM   #5
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No LP to referigator

Dealer said that the LP won't light, works on ac but doesn't get cool even after 11 days. Dealer doesn't know what to do to fix.
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Old 04-01-2018, 03:54 PM   #6
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Dealer said that the LP won't light, works on ac but doesn't get cool even after 11 days. Dealer doesn't know what to do to fix.


Had a similar problem with a dometic refrigerator we had. After doing a lot of research online, I discovered that the behavior was caused by the LP chimney being dirty. A buddy cleaned it for me while I was working on another issue. He simply cleaned it up with a wire brush and compressed air though... never had another issue with it.
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Dealer said that the LP won't light, works on ac but doesn't get cool even after 11 days. Dealer doesn't know what to do to fix.
1st thing. Get a new dealer. So it if it doesn't get cool on electric after 10 days it a safe bet to say it doesn't work at all. Is it getting cool at all on electric? you say it's set to coldest. How do you know this? Do you have a slide thermister as mentioned above?? If so where is it positioned in the fin? top or bottom? you must answer the questions as we put them to you in order for us to help you. make and model # would be helpful.
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Dealer said that the LP won't light, works on ac but doesn't get cool even after 11 days. Dealer doesn't know what to do to fix.
By dealer you mean one of the guys you play cards with? If not get a new one. What a ridiculous answer.
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