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Old 05-14-2011, 11:07 AM   #31
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Here is the doc file of the troubleshooting guide.

Oh, an overloaded fridge will not cool. Air circulation is also required.
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Old 05-14-2011, 02:23 PM   #32
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We are preparing for a camping trip in a couple of weeks and while prepping the trailer, found I had the same problem, the refrigerator would not operate on AC. I found the problem was a 15-amp breaker in the converter was tripped. As soon as I re-set it the converter began working (fan turned on) and now the fridge is working again.

Just info for something else to check for anyone else with the same problem. It was difficult to see the breaker was tripped. It was only slightly out of line with the others.


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Old 05-15-2011, 09:38 AM   #33
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Thanks to everyone, the helpful and informative replies were more than I ever expected and I learned a great many things that will be helpful if I have fridge problems again. I took the rig to the dealer yesterday and after about two plus hours of troubleshooting including pulling out the converter box, the range and several other components, the tech finally found out the manufacturer failed to connect the hot wire properly to an outside plug that is on the same circuit as the fridge. The outside plug worked but was not sending power to the fridge plug. So for the 16 months I have owned the rig the fridge has operated only on propane. I am now plugged up at home and with both propane tanks turned off I have an icy cold fridge. When I purchased the camper the dealer stated it automatically went to electric power when available so I never suspected a problem until both my propane tanks went empty. Anyway, problem solved and I have discovered a great many new friends who are willing to help when problems arise. You guys and maybe a couple of gals prove that camping is the greatest sport /adventure / hobby around because the best and most helpful people are involved in it.
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Old 05-15-2011, 10:38 AM   #34
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Happy to hear that your problem is finally fixed!!
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Old 05-15-2011, 06:31 PM   #35
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Happy for you!!

Glad to see your fridge is fixed. I suspect I may have the same problem. On propane, icy cold. On auto/AC, lukewarm.

I will check power to the AC plug inside the fridge cabinet next trip, and also the one close to it on the outside of the camper.

BTW, which unit do you have? I have a 2011 21SSL, just returned from the maiden voyage & loadin' the Hawg up first weekend in June.

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