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Old 09-02-2015, 06:26 PM   #1
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Vintage Dometic refrigerator Parts question

Hello all, there may be a thread answering this but I couldn't find it. The Dometic fridge in our 1967 Safari works on electric, I lit the pilot it stayed lit but I immediately smelled LP gas. I bought a $25 sniffer at the Home Depot (works absolutely great) and tracked it to the knob which adjusts temperature when in gas mode. Not sure if it's actually the thermostat. I tightened the fittings but it had no effect on leak.

Questions: Are parts available, is it worth fixing?

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Old 09-02-2015, 06:38 PM   #2
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You may be able to find a unit that someone is letting go for parts. They do not make parts for that unit anymore (My guess its a M52). You might be able to find a part that would work off of a different model frig. If you decide to go the replace route, please offer your unit up to those that could use it for parts. I would be interested myself.


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Old 09-02-2016, 04:57 PM   #3
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I have the same model of refer not working on gas after it is lit, things that make you go HMMM?
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Try a RV Salvage yard. The one in PHX had some new old stock and a friend found the part he needed.
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