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Old 06-26-2013, 04:43 PM   #183
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how about just having a martini and taking a nap.
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Old 06-26-2013, 10:16 PM   #184
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how about just having a martini and taking a nap.
Yes, Problem solved! zzzzzzzzzzz
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:05 PM   #185
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You can't diagnose some of these things with too many martinis in yer belly. Sometimes you need a clear head to figure out the problem. Yes, this is ME talking.
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:23 PM   #186
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clear head ? sounds like some Navy lingo to me.
the nap does wonders to clear the brain. lol
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Old 06-27-2013, 07:05 AM   #187
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Buttercup did this overcooling problem happen because you tried to increase airflow or was it like that to start with?

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Old 06-27-2013, 09:36 AM   #188
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Buttercup did this overcooling problem happen because you tried to increase airflow or was it like that to start with?

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It was like this from the start. In fact, I would guess that even the original fridge we had in this trailer had exactly the same problem.
I think it is perhaps a dynamic of the air flow around our TV that could be forcing extra air into the cooling path. Can't prove that but just suspect it could be happening. For now, our fridge is running perfectly - still.
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Old 06-27-2013, 02:36 PM   #189
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Is your air inlet the type that goes through the floor?
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Old 06-27-2013, 03:57 PM   #190
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No, it is outside air supplied to the grated access door. That is where I put the piece of MDF board to restrict airflow.
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:09 PM   #191
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Have you checked the gas pressure ?

Mine was doing the same thing on gas and the regulator just needed adjusting.

You can also adjust the temperature up or down by sliding the little white cover up or down (it's next to the fins in the refrigerator) on Dometics without an adjustable temperature knob.
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Oh yes, checked the gas pressure with my manometer at the regulator, at the fridge AND at the burner tip per Dometic's instructions and all were exactly as specified after some adjustment. Was not off enough to cause the problem and as always worked when we were steady, but quit going down the road.
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Old 07-01-2013, 03:58 PM   #193
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I won the VAC Concours d'elegance award for best engineering feature for my thermalcouple system and fan modifications to my fridge.
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Old 07-01-2013, 04:42 PM   #194
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Old 07-01-2013, 07:50 PM   #195
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Next time you need to do a 6 DOF test before getting a new unit. You know one of those transducer driven shaker table things like they test fighter jets on. I am sure they have an Airstream simulation you could use.

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Old 07-01-2013, 10:44 PM   #196
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Ha, the roads in Minnesota are doing that for me now!!! Bumpy!

3 hours on the road, 40 degrees.
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