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Old 07-08-2016, 12:16 PM   #31
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Dometic is just a big pain in the you know what, had problem all winter with mine back at the Cardinal factory they replaced the insulation as it was wet and had fallen. The problem with them is there needs to be more air flow around the coils, I am going to add some fans in the back area of the frig. I'm told this would solve the problem why can't Dometic do this when they make them instead of the little one they use.
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Old 07-08-2016, 12:28 PM   #32
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Someone else mentioned using fans. What, specifically, kind of fans are we talking about. Just a "go to Walmart and buy a basic small battery operated fan" that sits in the fridge? And position it where in the fridge?
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Old 07-08-2016, 12:34 PM   #33
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Someone else mentioned using fans. What, specifically, kind of fans are we talking about. Just a "go to Walmart and buy a basic small battery operated fan" that sits in the fridge? And position it where in the fridge?
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No they go outside open up the vents and you will see I saw a post earlier this year showing how and what kind of fans So I purchased two of then but we found they are not powerful enough. So I'm looking again they are going to be some sort of computer fan to work with the voltage. I think the post of how to was around January.
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Thank you, selkirk, appreciate the help.
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Old 07-08-2016, 01:59 PM   #36
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You need a least 100 cfm fans IMO

I have one 130 cfm and one 70 cfm



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You need a least 100 cfm fans IMO

I have one 130 cfm and one 70 cfm
I agree.
I have a 90 cfm on the bottom and a 120 on the top.
Fan on bottom blows up over back of refrigerator and the cooling fins.
Fan on top blows out upper vent.
Works great.
My cfm's will hold a sheet of printer paper on the bottom vent.
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I agree.
I have a 90 cfm on the bottom and a 120 on the top.
Fan on bottom blows up over back of refrigerator and the cooling fins.
Fan on top blows out upper vent.
Works great.
My cfm's will hold a sheet of printer paper on the bottom vent.


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Old 07-12-2016, 04:16 PM   #39
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Kind of a separate question but along the refrigerator line: so my wife and I are new RV'ers and we plan on doing some longer road trips traveling 300-350 miles in a day. I've read countless pre-trip checklist and they all say to turn off your LP gas at the tank, but how do I do that if I want to keep my frig cold while traveling? I've read all kinds of warnings about being sure all pilot lights are out before pulling into a gas station, I'm assuming the frig doesn't have an open "pilot light?"
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Old 07-12-2016, 04:26 PM   #40
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I use one of these units.circulates the air INside the refrigerator
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