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Old 05-30-2016, 05:19 PM   #1
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Fridge not working on 120

Got to finally take the new rig out to enjoy the weekend. Everything worked well I ironed out a few bugs but for some reason my fridge will no longer work off of 120. It worked fine at the house as we were packing up to leave and worked for a short while even after we arrived but it will only work on propane. I checked the fuses on the board and they all check ok, I confirmed power at the outlet behind the fridge and got 115v and I even went as far as checking the resistance through the heating element (44 ohms) and I had power at the jumpers on the main board. Could there be something simple that I missed?

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Old 05-30-2016, 05:26 PM   #2
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Is it set to auto?


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Old 05-30-2016, 05:57 PM   #3
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Yeah it's set to auto and the auto light is on. If I unplug it, it will switch to propane automatically and when I plug it back in the board senses the AC power and kills the propane burner but I never hear it kick back on.
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Does the "check" light come on?
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and you are getting voltage to the heating element ? but it's not getting hot or you're not getting voltage to the element ?
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Old 05-30-2016, 07:29 PM   #6
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Fridge not working on 120

The check light is off but the auto light is on. I'm getting 120v at the board jumpers where the element plugs into it and as far as I can tell, the element isn't getting hot anymore.
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Old 05-31-2016, 08:18 PM   #7
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Well I'm not sure what changed but I turned off the propane up front and the AC start working again to cool the refer. Weird!
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was the fridge all ready cold ? could be it wasn't calling for cooling
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Old 05-31-2016, 08:46 PM   #9
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That may be a possibility. But last night I left it on AC for almost 2 hours and kicked on but it may have just not been calling for heat. I may let it run on AC over night and switch back to propane tomorrow to test it again that is switches correctly to propane and back to AC.
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Fridge not working on 120

But on second thought it must have been calling for cooling because the propane would light immediately if i unplugged the fridge from the outlet
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