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Dometic refrigerator not cooling. R-pod by Forest River,

Dometic refrigerator not cooling ...

Dometic refrigerator not cooling

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your RV?

R-pod by Forest River, 2013

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

We are camping and noticed this AM that inside was ambient temp. Have it set for four bars on shore power AC

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the Freon level?

Dont know how. Had it dewinterized a few weeks ago and asked RV place to check all systems

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

We have not used the TV before during this year due to health issues. Prior years used about three weeks total each year

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7/9/2019
RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 3 years ago

Normally when you diagnose a RV fridge you want to run it on BOTH LP and AC power for at least 6 hours on both sources. This will be key to the possible problem with the fridge. IF you get NO cooling on BOTH sources it normally indicates a problem with the thermistor or cooling unit. IF it cools good on one source and not the other then you have to look at the components to see what is causing the problem. IF you want to try running it for a few hours on LP and then let me know that is fine. IF you do respond back please get me the model number of the Dometic, most start with a RM or DM and then number.

I am around daily and respond WHEN I can.

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Was only using AC. I will switch over to LP and see what happens. We don’t get home until Saturday
RV Mechanic: Robert, RV Mechanic replied 3 years ago

Right it should work on LP for you.

Robert

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