New Tip: fridge not starting on gas
So, I made my first boondocking trip and could not get my fridge to start on gas. I knew it worked once because the tech @ the dealership left it running once and used up some gas before I noticed and the fridge was cold.
I was lucky that I had a sliver of a cell signal and called Coach Net. They let me talk to an RV tech and he diagnosed it as air in the line because I had refilled my tanks.
His tip: bleed the air from the line by using the stove. The fridge will only try to ignite the gas when it is turned ON. It won't retry if you leave it on (my mistake was thinking it would). Turn the gas back off and then slowly turn it on.... like 1/4 turn and wait 10 seconds, then another quarter turn, etc. Then try to get the fridge to start by turning off and back on (repeat up to 6 times if necessary). If this doesn't do it, wait awhile and try turning the gas off and starting the process again.
This worked the first time I tried it -- got my gas on and saved the trip (plus a lot of food in the fridge).
Many kudos to Coach Net for taking a phone call at 9pm on a Friday night.
2014 Crusader 296BHS
2015 GMC 2500HD Denali