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Old 04-25-2004, 03:43 PM   #1
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Refrigerator Problem

Last yaer my Dometic RM 77 started to freeze everything in the refrigerator when on AC. I figured that it must be the thermostat and installed a new one. This didn't work. The refrigerator compartment is still at 28 degrees.I did have a problem when I first purchased the airstream. The terminal block was damaged and the refrigerator on/off switch did not work. I then by-passed the switch and all ran well for several months until the freezing started.
Any suggestions on what is wrong and how to fix it?

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Old 04-25-2004, 04:41 PM   #2
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Perhaps you bypassed the thermostat when you "hot-wired" the on/off switch? I suggest you call Dometic customer support at:


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Old 04-26-2004, 09:46 AM   #3
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thanks for the dometic phone number, i'll give them a call. I don't understand why it doesn't worlk. after i by-passed the terminal block, it worked fine for 3 months then went south. maybe the terminal block is finished.
Again, thanks for your quick response
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