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Old 05-19-2015, 10:47 PM   #11
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C'mon people!!! Sounds like Dometic is going south on quality! This complaint is all too common! Why should we have to replace fans on new units????
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Old 05-19-2015, 10:59 PM   #12
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C'mon people!!! Sounds like Dometic is going south on quality! This complaint is all too common! Why should we have to replace fans on new units????
To get better quality computer fans.
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Old 05-19-2015, 11:02 PM   #13
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No fair, no fair. I want it to work right!!
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Old 05-19-2015, 11:02 PM   #14
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I agree. The signature ultra lites are in the Windjammer family and my fan sounded like a loud whine and would come on for a long time. This is to help move air across the coils and push it out when the temps rise enough to trip the thermistor mounted on the top cooling fins. The fan is located and mounted approx half way up the rear of the cabinet. Do yourself a favor and replace the fans with a quieter fan. I put four 12 v super quiet fans in and now you have to put your ear up to the outside cabinet I. Order to tell if they are running. I wired them through the thermistor so they will only come on when the temp rises to 125 degrees in the back. The combined current draw of the four fans is less than half of the factory fan which is 3 amps.
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Old 07-18-2015, 11:17 PM   #15
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I am searching this forum because our Dometic Model RM2354 is so noisy that it is hard to hold conversations over the noise. We have a 2014 134 Palomino Palomini that we purchased new in March. We have only used the refrigerator a few times. I keep hoping it will get better! I end up putting a pillow on top of the fridge ledge in front of the microwave to quiet the fan noise. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 07-19-2015, 08:22 AM   #16
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You will have to replace the factory dometic fans with some quieter 12v computer fans.

Go to the firstpost in this thread:
Refrigerator Baffle Airflow Mod

I describe making a new baffle for better airflow, but also have pics to show the fans I used. My fridge had 92mm fans but there was room for slower, quieter 120mm fans.

You want fans that move as much air as the factory one's. I used two of these:
http://www.coolerguys.com/840556091929.html
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Old 07-19-2015, 09:12 AM   #17
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Got rid of the noisy condenser fan a couple of weeks after taking delivery on our RV. Replaced it with 2 120mm ball bearing very quiet fans. Old fan put out 75 cfm. new fans put out a very quiet 44 cfm each. Also installed fans on the evaporator inside the fridg.
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Old 07-19-2015, 09:33 AM   #18
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Thank you.

We check the dB level and it's 80dB! Thanks for the information. I appreciate the help.
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You will have to replace the factory dometic fans with some quieter 12v computer fans.

Go to the firstpost in this thread:
Refrigerator Baffle Airflow Mod - Forest River Forums

I describe making a new baffle for better airflow, but also have pics to show the fans I used. My fridge had 92mm fans but there was room for slower, quieter 120mm fans.

You want fans that move as much air as the factory one's. I used two of these:
Coolerguys Ultra Quiet 120mm dual ball bearing low speed fan 3 pin fan #CG12025L12B2-3Y
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