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Old 07-18-2012, 09:27 AM   #1
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Should I hear noise from frig?

Got the frig plugged in to 110V plus the LP is on. At first I was LP only then when it didn't cool (as near as I could tell) I plugged it in.

When opening the panel on the outside of the trailer should I be hearing noise from in there and/or should I hear noise in the frig with the door open?

Is a couple of hours long enough to see a temp drop?

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Old 07-18-2012, 09:32 AM   #2
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In general RV fridges don't make any noise. You may have a fan to help with air movement that will run on hot days.

Usually there won't be much temperature drop after two hours. It takes around an hour for the cooling unit to heat up to the point where it starts doing something, and quite some time after that for the interior of the fridge to start cooling off.

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Old 07-18-2012, 10:06 AM   #3
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If on propane you might hear a little noise from the flame.

Sometimes on a really quiet night it is possible to hear a dripping noise as the gases turn to liquid in the cooling unit but overall they are quiet.
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:19 AM   #4
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I have a 2012 23' Flying Cloud. My refrigerator worked fine but when everything was turned off I did notice when the fan cycled on and off. After investigating I also discovered that the way the fan was tacked on to the cooling fins it was not only loud but also unlikely to do much good. I found that a number of people here recommended the Snyder Refrigerator Kit. The fan (with the plenum) is much smaller, quieter and more efficient than the original equipment. It only took 30 minutes to install and now I don't hear anything. It may be my imagination but I also think that it takes less time to cool down as well.
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