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Old 05-18-2012, 08:00 PM   #11
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I have the same Fiver as you and we hardly hear the fan. Even with the door open it's very quiet. I would contact your dealership and see what they say. What you are describing is not right.......

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Old 05-19-2012, 05:03 AM   #12
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Your correct,the ref.was not in the tip out. Iam going to put dealer on notice about moisture and keep close eye on it myself.delamanation is not good.

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Old 05-19-2012, 06:25 AM   #13
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The fan is mostly annoying during the night when you sleep because of the constant cycling on and off. To help this situation i installed a fan from a refrigerator ( the one that you have in the freezer compartment ) and now the built in fan does not start all the time and you can sleep at night. Have a look at my picture.
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Old 05-19-2012, 06:51 AM   #14
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Looks like you do very good work. however your missing my point,why should someone who doesnt have your ability have to put up with this problem,when a company that makes tons of money stands by a chooses to ignore it because it might cost a few dollars to make a wrong a right.
And still you have the moisture problem---which be a bigger problem then the noise.

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Old 05-19-2012, 09:10 AM   #15
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Where is the moisture coming from? Where is your drain hose? Does it drain to the outside? Does it have the cap on the end with holes in it? I hope you get this fixed. You are right, we shouldn't have to do all these add ons to make it work correctly, but yours seems abnormally bad. Good luck with this situation. Let us know how it turns out.
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Old 05-19-2012, 09:17 AM   #16
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I have a new 34reqs and the refrigerator is the worse I have ever seen. I have owned 2 jaycos and 1 forest river and I have never had one that the refrigerator runs almost constantly. The 12 volt fan they put in it sounds like a electric drill running. You can hear it in the bedroom with the door shut. I also took the cover off at the top where the ref. vent is, I guess for the fan and I noticed quite abite of moisture. Is this going to cause delamination??????
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Old 05-19-2012, 10:07 AM   #17
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Take the top vent off and there is a flimsy pc. of plywood across the opening. Behind that is the top of the refrig. and a silver pc. of foil and that foil and in that area is wet.
As for the drain hose for condensation it is there but I have never seen any water drip out of it yet ??????
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:14 PM   #18
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Just got a new Sabre 31CKTS yesterday and today the refrigerator strated making a load whining sound. Is that normal? Never heard a peep ot of my previous refer. in my motorhome. Any thoughts?
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Old 06-08-2012, 07:43 PM   #19
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Regarding the moisture, is the fridge drain hose sticking out through the vent cover? I am amazed how many are not.
Funny about the fan thing, as ours doesn't have one either, thankfully.
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Old 06-09-2012, 07:57 AM   #20
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My solution to the noisy fan was to take a $2 yard sale 12" box fan and set it on the shelf for the grill on the side of the trl. My shelf could set right below the frige vent on the side of the trl. I'd point the fan into the vent and set it on low. Once the box fan was on the fridge fan didn't come on again.


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