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Old 01-12-2009, 01:48 PM   #15
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It gets hot in the back but not cold inside. anyone know what to try?[/quote]
On my 1967 Tradewind the gas oriffice had viberated loose. There is a small threaded coller at the base of the gas oriffice where the flame burns. this coller screws up and down to mix air with the gas to get a properly burning flame. Mine was burning very rich( to much gas) this produced LOTS of soot and caused the fridge to not cool. When I ajusted the flame to a bright blue (not yellow) and cleaned the soot out of the chimminy my fridge began to cool again. Adios, John

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Old 01-13-2009, 03:00 PM   #16
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Attached are the extra photo's showing our condemned smelly ammonia Dometic M52 fridge, In case anyone else finds this thread and details helpful, when removing their fridge

I guess it is of to buy a new fridge..

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