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Old 09-10-2016, 01:09 PM   #1
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Refrigerator not cold

I have a Dometic refrigerator Model RM3962. It woks fine on propane and on
setting 4 it keeps it at 36-37 degrees.
However, on electric it keeps it at 47 degrees on setting 4.
Does anyone have any ideas?
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Old 09-10-2016, 01:56 PM   #2
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Both gas and electric energy should provide the same cooling. They both use the same thermistor for control.

How old is the unit?
Has it ever worked correctly?

The first thing I'd do is check the resistance of the electic element to make sure it meets specs. Unplug the element and check the resistance across the leads. It should read ~44 ohms.

If it isn't that, then I'd pull the flue baffle and see if it's dirty. However, if it is, that should affect both gas and electric cooling.
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Old 09-10-2016, 02:26 PM   #3
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Refrigerator not cold

That's exactly what I'll do. Thanks for the advice. First thing tomorrow and hope this is it.
Thanks
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