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Old 01-17-2016, 06:24 PM   #31
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I took the three screws you can see from the top vent out, and removed the top section of the plywood. On the larger lower section, there were two screws at the top, one on each side accessed inside the top vent. (Inside the top vent looking down).

There was also one screw at the bottom, accessed right at the top edge of the lower vent in the middle. (Inside the lower vent looking up)
All of the three screws on the lower plywood section are screwed into the outer wall, and I used a square bit in a ratcheting bit driver as the room is very tight.

I had to cut the lower section in half to get it out, pretty sure it's installed from the inside prior the the fridge being put in place. Once all the plywood is out, the flange the fans are mounted to is easy to get to from the top vent opening.

Now that the plywood is out, I can get to the fans for servicing easily by cutting the zip ties mounting my condenser baffle and sliding it out.
My plywood is one piece no screws showing anywhere.???
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Old 01-18-2016, 03:34 AM   #32
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5picker it is one I have made, I don't remember the fan size but got them from cooler guys also. I have them wired up to where they run anytime the fridge is turned on. It doesn't move much air but enough to keep the temp more even inside.
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Old 01-19-2016, 08:56 AM   #33
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My plywood is one piece no screws showing anywhere.???
The plywood was likely put in from the inside before the fridge was slid in.
I would cut the plywood back to the edge of the opening in the upper vent, using a utility knife. That should give you enough room to see the mounting screws.

If you want to take the plywood out, you'll have to cut it into a couple of pieces. You could just leave it however, install your fans then make a new baffle out of sheet metal like I did. You'll have more room to install the fans with the plywood out though, and if you leave it in you may not have enough room for 120mm fans.
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Old 01-26-2016, 11:29 PM   #34
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Nice mod! had the dual fans in my last fridge and they worked great!
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Old 01-27-2016, 11:18 AM   #35
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Was this something you built or purchased?
All of the 'for purchase' ones I've seen have larger fans.
I've been thinking of building one using smaller fans but this would be ideal if it can be bought somewhere.
Can you tell me where to purchase that fan setup for in side the frig having big problems when the sun is at about 80* my frig sometimes goes as high as 48* for about 3 to 4 hours then slowly goes down to 34* later in the day. Thanks
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Old 01-27-2016, 11:28 AM   #36
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Can you tell me where to purchase that fan setup for in side the frig having big problems when the sun is at about 80* my frig sometimes goes as high as 48* for about 3 to 4 hours then slowly goes down to 34* later in the day. Thanks
The OP indicated a few posts later that he built this particular double fan set-up himself.
There are other, larger fan models available for purchase.

HERE is one.

HERE is another.

A GOOGLE search of RV refrigerator evaporator fan brings up a bunch.
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Silkirk they were Hans bought from cooler guys and I made the housing. I just took a small piece of aluminum and bent it and cut a couple of holes into it. Then it is just double sided tape used to holed it up.
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Good Mod

I actually did not feel quite comfortable with the amount of Texas heat that was building up inside the frig area, so I opted for the high speed fans instead of the low speed. But while the low speed fans were practically silent the heat build up did not allow me to have piece of mind, so I installed the high speed fans which are louder but still in my opinion about 50% to 60% quieter than the stock fans. Thanks for the great idea.
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