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Old 08-27-2018, 09:17 PM   #41
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agreed, that is too warm still, good fridge temp though
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Old 08-27-2018, 09:18 PM   #42
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Is there suppose to be a tube attached? Mine lays in the tray
It needs to come out of the tray and hooked to the plastic clip on the fin. The top should be even with the top of the clip. Higher is colder but take about 4-6 hours to make a change.
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Old 08-27-2018, 10:56 PM   #43
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It should have thermistor sensor clipped to the fins in the upper part of the refrigerator section, with a small cable. I suspect it may have gone bad, which will cause the problem you are experiencing. You can order one on the Internet and it takes about 2 minutes to replace your self, just unplugs.
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In my part of world ice freezes at 32 degrees. Bacteria stops growing at 40 degrees. Works for me.
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Old 08-28-2018, 09:33 AM   #45
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Freezer should be @ 0 !!!
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Old 08-28-2018, 04:03 PM   #46
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Old 08-29-2018, 08:14 AM   #47
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This is what I had to do to get the sensor to stay in the clipClick image for larger version

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This is what I had to do to get the sensor to stay in the clipAttachment 184784
I used a binder clip om mine.
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Old 09-12-2018, 03:29 PM   #49
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When we travel, I turn the fridge on auto, pack it full of cold and frozen food with a couple frozen gallon jugs of water. At the end of the day things seem quite cold, frozen stuff still frozen. Works for us. We don't have the option of starting the fridge a day in advance.
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Keep the freezer as full as possible !!!
We pack ours as full as we can with Ice,,, leaving only enough room for our meat !!!
Owner's manual warns against packing too tight as good air circulation is necessary for proper cooling.
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How do you consider a 17 degree freezer fixed? I would replace the styrofoam and gasket.
Yep. Should get close to 0°>
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This is what I had to do to get the sensor to stay in the clipAttachment 184784
Gently pull the white cord. There is usually slack behind the fridge that you can access with a gentle pull. Then it'll reach the fins where it should be clipped.
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Owner's manual warns against packing too tight as good air circulation is necessary for proper cooling.
I don't think we need to worry about air circulation in an RV fridge !!!

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Old 09-22-2018, 09:32 AM   #54
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I don't think we need to worry about air circulation in an RV fridge !!!

This makes me wonder why so many owners put circulating fans inside their refrigerators.
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This makes me wonder why so many owners put circulating fans inside their refrigerators.
I have often wondered the same but never said anything..........


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Old 09-22-2018, 09:43 AM   #56
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I don't think we need to worry about air circulation in an RV fridge !!!

Actually, RV refrigerators need to have air space for air flow to cool.

The freezer, not so much, but pack that fridge tight and it will actually warm up inside.

Most especially down here in the desert heat.

I bought a small battery operated fan at an RV store here in Yuma and tried it out last month in Sedona...

Put it on the bottom in the middle of the fridge and didn't pack everything as tightly (except for road travel time, of course) and the fridge was running about 5 degrees cooler than without it.
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Not saying that we pack the fridge tightly because I don't pay attention to how the DW packs the fridge (pick your battles )......... but we have never had a cooling problem without a fan in the summer, beach humid temps of 95-100 degrees.

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I am not sure how you could pack a fridge to tight !!!
As you use food do you not make space ???
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I am not sure how you could pack a fridge to tight !!!
As you use food do you not make space ???
That doesn't help much on the first couple of days camping...

I've seen campers that pack every single air space in their RV fridge...then wonder why it isn't cold!

Now, if you have a residential refrigerator in your motorhome, then that is different!

Pack that baby tight!

RV fridges (Norcold and Dometic) need to have air flow to cool.
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