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Old 08-05-2013, 05:10 AM   #15
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Here's my solution to air flow on a hot day
Has the fan made made a noticeable improvement? I have one on the bench, just haven't went so far as to install it.
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Just got it installed haven't had a field test on it yet been rainy and cold with floods in the area if it ever quits ill try at the house.
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Whitedvr, thanks for the pics, but what are they? I'm still new to the RV stuff and not quite sure what these are...I see a black fan but where it it mounted and what does it do? Also, what's the other pic, a button or switch? Thanks
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Old 08-05-2013, 08:27 PM   #18
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What you are seeing is the upper refrigerator vent an a 12 volt computer fan. Sometimes during high heat my fridge needs some help to move the air through the system. And the fan helps pull the air across the coils to help move heat away. The fridge is a gas absorbtion unit don't know exactly how the unit works but know tat it pulls heat away from the fridge. On those really hot days the air doesn't really move that much therefore the temp in the fridge doesn't cool as it should. The other picture is of a rocker switch I installed to turn that fan on.
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Has the fan made made a noticeable improvement? I have one on the bench, just haven't went so far as to install it.
No install. Ours just sits in there.
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As for the frig I also turn mine on the coldest setting at least 24 hours before and then back it down from there. The A/C I leave mine running non stop in hot weather and close all shades to keep sun out. The tech at the dealership told me that the A/C will only keep the trailer 15-20 below what it is outside without over working it. So my advice is start it early and keep rig closed up as much as possible.
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I bought a small electric fan at Wallyworld for $4-5.00. I replaced the single plug receptacle in the outside frig compartment for the fan. and used plastic ties to attach the fan blowing up over the coils. That was 6 years ago. It's still working, and so is the 27 year old Norcold. Eddie Elk.
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As for the frig I also turn mine on the coldest setting at least 24 hours before and then back it down from there. The A/C I leave mine running non stop in hot weather and close all shades to keep sun out. The tech at the dealership told me that the A/C will only keep the trailer 15-20 below what it is outside without over working it. So my advice is start it early and keep rig closed up as much as possible.
It will cool 15*F minimum, and 20*F preferred over the air that the AC is taking in, not the air outside.
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