Journey with Confidence RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Take a Speed Test Free 7 Day Trial ×
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-06-2017, 04:32 AM   #1
Rivet Master
 
2019 30' International
Pennsylvania , Pennsylvania
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 1,229
2016 Flying Cloud Dometic defrost issue

Our 2016 Flying Cloud 25a has a Dometic RM3762 fridge. While defrosting we noticed water trickling down the back of the fridge. I thought maybe some of you fine folks would have a clue as to whether there is an easy fix I can do. Here's my email to Dometic (they did reply quickly, requesting model and serial number):

"We have a 2016 Airstream Flying Cloud 25a. The inside defrost tray has a nipple on it that fits into a hole in the back panel of the fridge then goes down a black corrugated tube along the back of the fridge, visible from the outside compartment(s). It seems there may be a leak at the corrugated tube connection at the top where it affixes to the drain tube (can't see it as it is behind the back panel of the fridge) When I am looking at the back of the fridge from the outside compartment I see water dripping from several areas along a horizontal seam that runs left to right across the back of the fridge just below where the black corrugated tube exits the rear of the fridge. Maybe if I'd put a piece of clear plastic tubing on the defrost tray nipple and feed it 4 to 6 inches into the drain hole it would slide down the black corrugated tube and possibly fix the issue, or do you think there is something else that may be going on with the defrosting of of our fridge?"

respectfully,
majorairhead
majorairhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2017, 05:38 AM   #2
blackdog06
 
Blackdog06's Avatar
 
2017 25' Flying Cloud
2015 23' Flying Cloud
Tuttle , Oklahoma
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 98
Our trailer has a similar issue, but the water that pools in the condensation tray won't flow down the drain tube ever. It just drips back out of the drain hole onto the fridge floor. We're going to try the extra tubing solution.

I found this thread yesterday - #7 seems to verify your solution will work.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f287...se-140303.html

And another about replacing the drain tube altogether:

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f425...re-145978.html
Blackdog06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Turned off fridge to defrost, won't come on w/elec., will with gas BrianD. Refrigerators 20 12-13-2010 01:02 PM
do i have to defrost fridge every month? BrianD. Refrigerators 14 06-21-2010 07:02 PM
Help with Heat/Defrost/AC Rotary Switch spat61 General Motorhome Topics 1 05-15-2009 09:30 AM
When should I defrost? AIR-Quarius Refrigerators 12 03-22-2009 09:38 AM
fridge not coming back on after defrost! jeff&jess Refrigerators 3 09-30-2006 09:37 AM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.