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Old 06-29-2016, 01:20 PM   #15
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Yes it may not be a bad idea. I haven't chosen a fan or anything yet. Not sure If I will do a 120AC or 12DC fan. time will tell haha
Ordered two different 12v models today I will decide which I'll keep when they come in. Both are very small amp draw and <60 cfm don't need much plus it has to draw thru the outside access door vent, don't want it to work too hard. I choose 12v because I have LP
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Ordered two different 12v models today I will decide which I'll keep when they come in. Both are very small amp draw and <60 cfm don't need much plus it has to draw thru the outside access door vent, don't want it to work too hard. I choose 12v because I have LP
Whats your intention for mounting location, wiring, and where will you put a switch.

I almost just bought a small 120 fan at walmart. I was thinking i could just put a power bar in behind the outside access panel (its a single receptacle). But then thought maybe i dont trust my fridge plugged into a power bar..and i dont want to open the panel just to switch it on and off all the time....dilema lol
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On most refers there is a lower and upper hatch. The fan should be installed near the upper hatch to pull cool air in the bottom and exhaust it out the top. If there isn't any access there then pulling the refer is necessary to get to the back.
BTW: that location info comes from the engineering staff at Fantastic Vent who used to make the Fantastic fans and they know more about air flow than I do.
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BTW: that location info comes from the engineering staff at Fantastic Vent who used to make the Fantastic fans and they know more about air flow than I do.
I wonder if that only applies to people with no fan from factory though? This fan for me would be a second fan. That said i have no top access panel (aside from the roof vent). Pulling the fridge may be easier than working down through the roof unfortunately...
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Whats your intention for mounting location, wiring, and where will you put a switch.



I almost just bought a small 120 fan at walmart. I was thinking i could just put a power bar in behind the outside access panel (its a single receptacle). But then thought maybe i dont trust my fridge plugged into a power bar..and i dont want to open the panel just to switch it on and off all the time....dilema lol

I'll experiment with a good location just inside the removable access panel and probably put a toggle switch in a convenient spot. This is just a supplemental fan it's not to replace the original.


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I'll experiment with a good location just inside the removable access panel and probably put a toggle switch in a convenient spot. This is just a supplemental fan it's not to replace the original.


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My plan also. keep us posted. I plan to poke around and take some measurements this weekend. My issue is I only have a lower access panel so my fan will force air upwards as it should but perhaps not enough. I've seen some mods where people places a fan almost directly on the black box that houses the motherboard.
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Just increasing the air flow is an improvement. Climb up on roof to see if I can feel a difference.
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