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Old 07-16-2016, 07:06 PM   #1
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Adjust Dometic frig to be colder

Have 2017 rockwood 2906ws, have read that there is adjustment tab on fins in back of frig. Mine has none. It is in slide out . I have the temp on front set to max and it barley stays in safe zone on the thermometer inside. Are there any other adjustment on this brand. Unit is level.
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Old 07-18-2016, 07:52 AM   #2
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Surprised no one had had cooling problems

Has no one had Dometic cooling problems?
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Old 07-18-2016, 08:07 AM   #3
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No other adjustments.

Many of us with refrigerators in a slide have had to add fans (inside & outside) over and above what the factory may or may not have installed to get better temps. Makes a big difference.
Search the threads. There is a lot of good information about how to help your cooling efficiency.
I've added fans and am able to see temps below 0 in the freezer and 30-32 in the fridge.
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Old 07-18-2016, 11:19 AM   #4
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Most Dometics have the slider; it's inside the fridge. But some have a 3 position switch on the outside front of the fridge.

Fridges in slides don't have a roof vent, they have a upper side vent. So they have a harder time working as they don't get the same "chimney" effect for cooling that the non-slide ones do. That's why many of them have a fan installed, but from my reading of posts here, it doesn't sound like it's much of a fan. Lots of folks have added computer fans.

If you want better answers, suggest you post your model number.
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I would check out these types of fans for inside the unit. It may help, and this one seems pretty well built and fairly reasonable.

Dometic Refrigerator Fan to Increase Cooling Inside Deluxe Custom Built | eBay
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My Norcold is in a slide and I added another fan to the condenser cooling fan outside and it gives me 0 to 5 in the freezer and occasional ice particles in my water in the fridge,,,,and that's with this 100 degree Texas heat.
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I have a fridge in a slide on my 3120ds - I took alot of care in correcting the FR install on the Fridge as directed from the manufacturer. The first stage is to ensure correct baffling behind the fridge. Second is to inspect for any cuts or punctures in the rear of the fridge during install. Even the smallest will affect cooling. Lastly are the fans - I put two fans in the rear to add airflow - they are on a thermo switch that turns on at 85 degrees - the last bit is the interior fan that assists with moving the air around the food inside. All of these things can be found at rvcoolingunit.com great folks over there.
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I have a fridge in a slide on my 3120ds - I took alot of care in correcting the FR install on the Fridge as directed from the manufacturer. The first stage is to ensure correct baffling behind the fridge. Second is to inspect for any cuts or punctures in the rear of the fridge during install. Even the smallest will affect cooling. Lastly are the fans - I put two fans in the rear to add airflow - they are on a thermo switch that turns on at 85 degrees - the last bit is the interior fan that assists with moving the air around the food inside. All of these things can be found at rvcoolingunit.com great folks over there.
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