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Old 11-16-2006, 08:27 PM   #1
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odd switch

While dismantling our trailer, found an on/off switch on wall next to fridge. Its connected to a small fan sitting behind fridge. Does anyone know its purpose?
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Most absorption refrigerators require very generous venting to get good cooling of the condenser coils. Sometimes a fan was added to compensate for less than adequate venting.
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I am sure someone put it there to help with cooling. A fan behind the fridge pointed up can remove heat helping the fridge cool faster.
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Old 11-16-2006, 08:34 PM   #4
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I am absolutely amazed at the quick and helpful responses I'm recieving with our trailer problems. This has got to be one the BEST web sites I have ever seen! Much thanks to all P.S. We'll have a lot more questions before we're through dismantling this baby....
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