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UK Cards Fan 04-08-2016 03:05 PM

Refrigerator too cold
 
We have a Sunseeker 1 1/2 years old. The refrigerator is too cold. It is a regular MH fridge. Camping Work supposedly put in a new thermostat to correct this. It is still too cold. Typically freezer is 6, but the problem is the fridge part gets down to 36. I have adjusted the slide on the fin as far down as possible. I have made sure the "tip" is properly inserted.

aceinspp 04-08-2016 03:24 PM

If the lower part of frig is around 36 nothing wrong with that as this where I keep mine at. What setting are you using for the frig? You also may want to check your thermometers. Later RJD

UK Cards Fan 04-08-2016 03:29 PM

It ruins some foods. There are no settings, just the slide on the fin (unlike our previous MH). I use a wireless thermometers to monitor. I have tested them by putting an additional therm. in the fridge.

Toddupton 04-08-2016 03:56 PM

36 is right on the money. Is that what is was running when camping world worked on it?

UK Cards Fan 04-08-2016 03:59 PM

No, it would be 32 or less.

mike.t 04-08-2016 04:04 PM

Too Cold over the entire fridge or certain areas?

UK Cards Fan 04-08-2016 04:08 PM

all over, small fridge. I even have a battery operated small fan to stir things up! We also get immediate frost build up in freezer. I know, have been told it humidly, opening and closing. But we don't do it that much, it's only my husband and me. I am going to get a small ice bucket for evening cocktails to cut back the opening and closing. But it starts quickly.

mike.t 04-08-2016 04:19 PM

Sounds like a bad fridge.

Cajun Style 04-11-2016 10:22 AM

Move the thermistor over to the left one or two fins where it is colder it will shut off sooner.


Harry-O

Cajun Style 04-11-2016 10:29 AM

Sound like a good fridge, mine stays at 30 deg.
DW doesn't like it that cold her DC freezes, told her to put them in the bottom drawer and water on top all works great.
Above 36 deg. Is bad at 40 the food goes bad.


Harry-O

rockfordroo 04-11-2016 10:39 AM

Maybe try this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwuYp24B8Dk

Here's a step-by-step:

https://www.snip-the-tip.com/cgi-bin/articca.cgi

aceinspp 04-11-2016 10:41 AM

What is the frig in? Never seen one without a being able to set temp. Later RJD

boondocking 04-11-2016 04:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by aceinspp (Post 1160543)
What is the frig in? Never seen one without a being able to set temp. Later RJD

OP says 1 1/2 year old Sun Seeker and new thermostat has been put in and has tried adjusting the temperature adjustment slider on the fin.

Rich5117 04-13-2016 08:47 PM

Leaning towards a control board issue and not just a thermistor problem. I don't suppose you know how CW determined it needed a new one and are you sure they replaced it?

As others have posted 36 to 38 in the fridge section is Ideal.

Going to give you a cheat to try, if you are at the bottom of the last fin on the right move the thermistor and holder over two fins toward the left and position the thermistor in the center vertically on the fin. This will make the thermistor react sooner as the fins are cooler the further left you go, that's why you see ice and condensation more on the left. This will cause the refrigerator not to run as long. You may have to make adjustments to get to what ever temperature you are after. This will not have any damaging effect on you refrigerator.


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