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Old 04-09-2014, 09:25 PM   #43
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My Norcold single wide looks to have that yellow residue on the tubing from top to bottom.

Am I on borrowed time with this unit?
Well beyond borrowed time - it is dead.

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Is your product only for Norcold? Can it be used with Dometic?
Not my product, but it works with any brand and model of absorption fridge. It was invented by Paul Unmac, a practicing engineer and active Rver. See their new website:
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Well, I could not find the Samsung with google. Still looking. I did see the Whirlpool.
I did a forum (not Google) search and came up with several discussions about the Samsung fridge. Here is the latest one.

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I did a forum (not Google) search and came up with several discussions about the Samsung fridge. Here is the latest one.

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This one won't work, as I have the single wide Norcold that is about 24" in width.

The only unit that I can see to work is the Whirlpool.
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This one won't work, as I have the single wide Norcold that is about 24" in width.

The only unit that I can see to work is the Whirlpool.
Ahh...my mistake, I apologize. You've got one up on me, I didn't realize there was a residential option for single door refers. Best of luck with your project!

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This one won't work, as I have the single wide Norcold that is about 24" in width.

The only unit that I can see to work is the Whirlpool.
There are some other options.
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Use Lowes and Home Depot to do a search for the size, color and features you want.
I have settled on a Frigidaire model FFHT10F2LB
Make sure you read the install requirements on the unit you choose for your install. Some require a lot of side and top clearance. Others require clearance for the door to open. Whirlpool is one that requires clearance on side wall for door to open.
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Thanks...

I will do that
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Well, I'm not so sure this is amonia leakage or just plain rust.

Here are some decent pictures. What do you all think...





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Definitely rust. Looks like mine and mine runs fine.
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I don't see any yellow powder in those photos - just plain old surface rust. That can be a problem eventually if left untreated, but ammonia coolant leaks generally come from pits that start on the inside, after the sodium chromium deteriorates and the ammonia starts eating at the tubing.
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Very good to hear this!!

Now, to address the second problem...

When selecting A/C only on the unit, it trips the GFCI in the bathroom. Reset, same thing over and over.

Hooked up a vaccum cleaner to the power outlet for the Norcold and the breaker never tripped no matter how many times I turned it on/off.

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A GFCI fault from the fridge is usually a flaw in the electric heating element. It could be some corrosion around the wires to the heater, allowing a bit of the current to leak to ground instead returning via the neutral, or it could be the heater element itself.
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