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wowzer 08-23-2014 06:25 PM

Does this look right to anyone???
 
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Was troubleshooting my fridge to see why it doesn't work on LP all that well. Opened up the top vent area and found this board across the opening. Now I ask....is this right???

OldCoot 08-23-2014 06:33 PM

Me thinks you might have a circulation problem Sir!

livewire 08-23-2014 06:44 PM

If you look up your fridge model on how to install, I believe it is correct and done to create a chimney effect to get rid of warm air. You probably have one fan behind there and you could add another. That is the way my dometic 2852 install is.Should not be related to propane operation.

dcheatwood 08-23-2014 06:47 PM

Yes. Normal. Mine and many other came like that. There's some discussion here on other frig problem threads. Tho yours does seem higher than usual. I think the ideal is to get the air to pass thru upper fins before exiting the upper vent. I cut mine out when I installed two more fans.

dcheatwood 08-23-2014 06:48 PM

PS. I watched a windjammer employee install the boards in the factory a few week ago.

Ramblin Recks 08-23-2014 06:53 PM

I cut mine out when I installed two more fans.The fridge is much cooler now.

OKI Marine 08-23-2014 06:54 PM

I think that I would mount a few high speed, high CFM 12V computer fans in that board

wowzer 08-23-2014 07:10 PM

Hmmmmm now I'm even more confused. So there's two schools of thought about the boards functionality then.

Ford Idaho 08-23-2014 07:15 PM

If the factory installs them then they are there for a reason.


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Witch Doctor 08-23-2014 07:20 PM

The board is only put there to stop any down draft, Get rid of it because it is causing you not to have a free convection flow or add some fans to overcome the resistance the board is creating. In other words it's stopping the air flow over the coil area or holding it in making your cooling a lot less capible of heat transfer. The more air over the coil the better cooling you will have. Both Decheatwood and Ramblin ricks are correct IMO. But that is just me.


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