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Old 07-31-2013, 08:04 PM   #11
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Mine said 43 this morning but it was really 35 inside. That outside thermometer is not worth the time it took to install it. Got a $10 refrigerator thermometer to put inside and found out the fridge is fine, it is the digital outside thermometer that is no good so I just ignore it.
Yes I also use a small thermometer inside. Glad to hear everyhting is good.
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Old 08-01-2013, 10:07 AM   #12
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There was a prior post last year from someone who removed the fridge and installed 2 fans in the exhaust area above the fridge and also installed some baffling to conduct the hot air to the exhaust tubes. FR did not place the exhaust directly over fridge and the heat builds up. We have had same problems since buying our 2010 378. We turn it on a few days prior to departure, the temp goes to 34 but as soon as we start to travel, especially during summer months, it shoots up to mid 40's and higher. After arriving at destination and a day or two later, it goes back down to 34. Same thing happens on trip home. I just bought the Ebay fans so, hopefully that will do it. Oh, btw, on this trip, the new steps broke, generator will only run a few minutes, engine starter/solenoid had to be replaced enroute (second selonoid), and dash A/C froze up going through Vegas with temp at 105 (compressor replaced at 9K). And Oh, yes, the hydraulic pump reservoir leaking alot, even after motor was replaced 3 months ago. I did tell you FR replaced the entire roof in Jan? Never ending. Went to trade it in, they offered me 70K for it..Ugh.
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Old 08-01-2013, 10:28 AM   #13
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There was a prior post last year from someone who removed the fridge and installed 2 fans in the exhaust area above the fridge and also installed some baffling to conduct the hot air to the exhaust tubes. FR did not place the exhaust directly over fridge and the heat builds up. We have had same problems since buying our 2010 378. We turn it on a few days prior to departure, the temp goes to 34 but as soon as we start to travel, especially during summer months, it shoots up to mid 40's and higher. After arriving at destination and a day or two later, it goes back down to 34. Same thing happens on trip home. I just bought the Ebay fans so, hopefully that will do it. Oh, btw, on this trip, the new steps broke, generator will only run a few minutes, engine starter/solenoid had to be replaced enroute (second selonoid), and dash A/C froze up going through Vegas with temp at 105 (compressor replaced at 9K). And Oh, yes, the hydraulic pump reservoir leaking alot, even after motor was replaced 3 months ago. I did tell you FR replaced the entire roof in Jan? Never ending. Went to trade it in, they offered me 70K for it..Ugh.

I don't know what you paid for it or owe but you may should consider the trade-in and get them to lower the price on the newer RV you plan to buy.
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Old 08-01-2013, 01:05 PM   #14
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Iggy, didn't you also pull fridge and installed a fan or two with ducting on top of the fridge to pull out hot air on top? My 4 door heat shoots up to 44-48 when traveling on just about every trip.
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Old 08-06-2013, 11:04 AM   #15
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Iggy, where did you put the switch?
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Old 08-06-2013, 03:09 PM   #16
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Iggy, where did you put the switch?
If you look at my original post and picture you can see the switch between the 2 fans. This was installed by the guy who sells the fans on ebay. I like having the control to turn off.
Presently we have been in Las Vegas for 3 days and I have the fan on.
I can easily maintain 36 degree on the refigerator monitor.
Outiside temps have been up to 104 degrees and lows od 80 degrees at night.
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If you look at my original post and picture you can see the switch between the 2 fans. This was installed by the guy who sells the fans on ebay. I like having the control to turn off.
Presently we have been in Las Vegas for 3 days and I have the fan on.
I can easily maintain 36 degree on the refigerator monitor.
Outiside temps have been up to 104 degrees and lows od 80 degrees at night.
Update I just checked and the temp is down to 34 degrees and it is 4PM the hottest time of of the day. So the fan helps bring the temp down 6-7 dagrees in very hot climates
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Old 08-10-2013, 11:03 PM   #18
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Hi Iggy
Just got the fan, nice unit.
How do yo mount it to the fins?

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Hi Iggy
Just got the fan, nice unit.
How do yo mount it to the fins?

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If yo got the one like I did it has 2 metal clips that have to be pushed onto the metal fins of the refrigerator. Make sure they fan is centered were you want it because the clips are hard to remove.
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Thanks for the clip info. Of course I got the same as you, I listen to what you say :<). So I sent an Email back to to DForce on EBay and asked for the clips. Thanks, John
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