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Jimer 07-09-2019 02:33 PM

Dometic cold
 
Newbee question. We have a rockwood 2888ws. Fifth wheel. 2020. Turned fridge on electric before we left for 2 hours then went to propane for travel another 3 hours. Still only 50 degrees. It was 90 outside side to day. The freezer seemed to get colder much quicker. Any ideas? Thanks

Kimber45 07-09-2019 02:36 PM

turn it on sooner. takes a while. I turn mine on the day before. hi temps in the camper are not going to help the issue.

gbaldwin 07-09-2019 02:44 PM

You might check your thermostat temp sensor and make sure it is in coldest position. mine falls from time to time.

str8t six 07-09-2019 02:51 PM

yes, turn it on sooner. it takes a good 10hrs or so for it to cool down to temp.

i also turn my fridge on the day before packing/leaving to get it cold.

Jimer 07-09-2019 03:40 PM

Thanks for the help. Really appreciated :)

bikendan 07-09-2019 07:19 PM

You didn't wait long enough.
Most of us turn the fridge on the night before leaving.

nothern lite 07-09-2019 07:25 PM

question?.......is it ok to travel with fridge on propane? We were told not to.

Kimber45 07-09-2019 07:42 PM

70-30 I think 70 will say yes 30 will say no.

Mr. Dan 07-09-2019 08:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nothern lite (Post 2136814)
question?.......is it ok to travel with fridge on propane? We were told not to.

Who told you not to? (asking for a friend!)

str8t six 07-10-2019 07:09 PM

i do every time. if you go thru a tunnel you have to stop and turn it off. once you pass thru you can turn it back on.

also, if the camper has been sitting you need to flush the air out of the gas line so the fridge will light. just turn on the stove for a few seconds to purge the gas line.


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