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Dometic 2 way fridge won't cool with either propane or

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Dometic 2 way fridge...

Dometic 2 way fridge won't cool with either propane or electrical.

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

We have propane flame

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

OLD....1989 Dodge - New Dometic RM2410.2 2 Way installed August 2017

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

Don't think so

Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: RV
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7/14/2020
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 2 years ago
Randall
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Hi! My name is ***** ***** I can assist you with this. I may need some additional information from you first in order to give a complete answer.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Okay
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 2 years ago

Good afternoon! I have an RV repair facility and work on these systems for a living. Open up the outside inspection cover on the rear of the fridge and take a look around the base of the burner. See if you can spot any yellowish debris there. If so, the cooling unit has failed and will need to be replaced. Let me know what you find and we can go from there. Randall

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No debris visible
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 2 years ago

Then take the cover off the control board and go to the upper left hand corner and disconnect the 2 lead plug that is the thermistor. Run it that way for about 4 hours. Make sure that the fridge is level. Was it getting warm back there at the boiler before and just not cooling? And how long has it been since it ran last?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
If I remove the lead will it only function on LP? Not sure what you mean by boiler. The fridge last ran about 10 days ago. No issues at that time.
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 2 years ago

You can run it on either mode this way. It will ask the fridge to max cool.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Ok, I will give it a try.
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 2 years ago

Let me know what happens.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hi Randall: Let the unit run over night and woke up to find it cold. Heading up north island for 5 days. Hopefully, everything continues to function.
Thanks for your help!Preston
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 2 years ago

It happens that way sometimes, Preston. Have a good trip and get back to me again later if you need more later.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Back from 4 days in the bush, rough roads, heat and rain - the unit is still going strong! Looks like we have a fix.
Thanks,
Preston
RV Mechanic: Randall, RVIA Certification replied 2 years ago

That is good news, Preston! Which "island" was that?

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