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Old 05-28-2016, 11:21 AM   #1
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How level is level enough with a propane refrig?

Is 3/4 of a bubble level enough taken from a shelve?
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The level of a propane refrigerator is not as big a deal as often purported. Close counts. If you are comfortable enough with the level, the propane refrigerator will be ok. IMHO.
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I open my fridge door 90 deg and let it go. If it swings fwd I raise the front a bit. I it swings aft I raise the back a bit. When the door hangs neutral, I level enough for me. Makes it alot easier to use the fridge as well!!
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If moving then out of level is OK the movement of the RV helps the ammonia solution to circulate.

If stationery then shut fridge off if more than 3 degrees out of level RV front to back and 6 degrees out of level RV side to side. If you don't and the solution can't circulate the boiler section overheats and this damages the system. Or you can buy a protection system that will shut if off temporarily for you if you forget: ARP RV Refrigerator Control
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If moving then out of level is OK the movement of the RV helps the ammonia solution to circulate.

If stationery then shut fridge off if more than 3 degrees out of level RV front to back and 6 degrees out of level RV side to side. If you don't and the solution can't circulate the boiler section overheats and this damages the system. Or you can buy a protection system that will shut if off temporarily for you if you forget: ARP RV Refrigerator Control
Norcold states the amount of 'degrees'

Dometic states: To ensure proper leveling, the vehicle needs to be leveled so it is comfortable to live in. (No noticeable
sloping of flooring or walls)

PERFECTLY LEVEL NOT REQUIRED
MORE LEVEL======BETTER OPERATION

I also use fridge door
as indicator--------if it swings FRIDGE is off-level

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