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Old 12-08-2020, 08:38 AM   #1
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Dometic 3-Burner Pan Grids

We have a new-to-us 2018 Classic M30 which came equipped with the Dometic CU 423 cooktop only (no range). We're find that our pots do not set securely on the pan grids and actually will shift/move with the 'slightest" of touch such that we're starting to investigate changing the pan grids (if possible) or the entire cooktop.

Anyone else experienced this, i.e. pots slipping, not stable when placed on the thin wire Dometic cooktop pan grids? If Yes, what solution did you find if any?
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Old 01-06-2021, 06:10 PM   #2
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Dometic cooktop upgrade - furrion grates

Purchased from e-Trailer and installed today; perfect LxWxH fitment.

The burner tangs are slightly off center as the grates are made by Furrion for their stovetops (Dometic does not offer such) but all the same, they (burners) will work fine. No more pot slippage was the objective. (pls, refer to photo)

Installation was easy. Removed the 3 screws that mount the Dometic stovetop (only) to the countertopping on one side, slid the grates into place and replaced the screws - done.

Have also ordered some stainless 1/4" hole caps to place into the holes for the former camping stove type pot supports (12 in total).

Glass top opens/closes as before, no interference. Easy upgrade.

Note 1: we do not have the stove/oven combo, only the cooktop with 3-drawers below.

Note 2: cannot attest that the Furrion grates will work on any other model Dometic cooktop or the stove/oven combo so if considering something like this, please do your own due diligence and take precise measurements before ordering them).

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Old 01-12-2021, 12:28 PM   #3
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Hey Rick,

How did you remove the wire grate that were on there?
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Old 01-12-2021, 02:02 PM   #4
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Dometic Grates

Rick,
I have the same complaint with the same Dometic 3-burner range in our 2019 Globetrotter.
Looking on E-Trailer, I don't find the same grate you found. Can you be more specific on what model Furrion range it came from? I'll double check dimensions before ordering.
Does your new grate slide or move any during travel?

Thanks for the super modification find. I feel the range is safety hazard with the Dometic factory mini-grates.

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Old 01-12-2021, 05:54 PM   #5
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Rick,
I have the same complaint with the same Dometic 3-burner range in our 2019 Globetrotter.
Looking on E-Trailer, I don't find the same grate you found. Can you be more specific on what model Furrion range it came from? I'll double check dimensions before ordering.
Does your new grate slide or move any during travel?

Thanks for the super modification find. I feel the range is safety hazard with the Dometic factory mini-grates.

Gary W.
Gary,

1) we have the Dometic model CU423 3-burner stovetop only (not the stovetop/range combo)

2) the e-trailer part number for the Furrion grate set we purchased is CFSRE21SA002 (see attached photo)

3) the grates fit very snugly in place on top of the stovetop which is inset mounted between the sides of the countertop on both sides

4) installation was super easy, just had to remove three screws on one side that secure the stovetop's to the counter topping, slide the grates in place and re-install the screws. Done, all of a 5-min. install.

5) after doing this, I came to the realization that the grates can actually be slid in & out without need to remove the screws BUT doing so will serve to scratch the top side edge surfaces of the stainless stovetop.

6) to defeat such (scratching) I plan to put down some 1/2" wide strips of 3M heat resistant metal foil tape and install small 3/16'ths id rubber or plastic tips on the "tangs" which are located on the underside of the grates (2 on each side). These should protect the stovetop from any scratches or indentations.

7) as well, I ordered some 1/4" nickel plated panel plugs from McMaster Carr which snap in and work perfectly to plug the holes of which the former Dometic pan supports plugged into. (photo is also attached)

8) as you will see in the attached photos, I ended up having to purchase a pkg. of 50 of the 1/4" nickel panel plugs so if you find yourself needing some (12), just send me a PM with your name and address and I'll mail you a set for free (I will never need all of the remaining 38 I have leftover but will keep an additional set in the event I want or need to replace any of them in the future).

9) no worries about slippage, the grates aren't going to move without human assistance. They fit flush and are as near to a perfect fit one could ask for (with exception of the burners as the tangs do not line up completely with the burners themselves (as can also be seen in the photos) but still well enough that cooking on them will not be any issue). No more pot slippage!

10) Even though they are not made by Dometic, they fit and are far better than the cheaper portable style camping stove pot supports Dometic still uses.

Finally, please do not rely solely upon my comments, feedback and take your own measurements to ensure the grates will work for you and your stove.

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Old 01-12-2021, 05:58 PM   #6
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Hey Rick,

How did you remove the wire grate that were on there?
The Dometic stovetop pot supports are simply held in place by small rubber grommets. One just needs to pull up on them evenly and they will come right out. (suspect they are designed that way for easy cleaning).
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Old 01-17-2021, 09:20 AM   #7
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Thanks Rick! The Furrion cast iron grates from E-Trailer fit perfectly on the Dometic gas stove top in our 2020 Airstream Classic! We added rubber #10 screw caps to the feet on the grates to keep them from scratching the stove top while in transit. The screw caps are available in the pull out screw drawers in the hardware department at Home Depot, Lowes and other hardware stores. Thanks again!
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Thanks Rick! The Furrion cast iron grates from E-Trailer fit perfectly on the Dometic gas stove top in our 2020 Airstream Classic! We added rubber #10 screw caps to the feet on the grates to keep them from scratching the stove top while in transit. The screw caps are available in the pull out screw drawers in the hardware department at Home Depot, Lowes and other hardware stores. Thanks again!
Good info. I'll get by one of those big box stores and pick some up. I think I mentioned the earlier version I ordered fit but were too long and raised the height of the grates to where they would contact the screws if attempt to slide the grates out for cleaning underneath them as well as would most likely affect the efficiency of the burners.
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