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Old 06-08-2011, 03:33 PM   #1
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Fridge Help

Another newbie question here, I was able to get my fridge to light but it will only cool for a few minutes and then wont get any cooler? Is there something I am doing wrong?? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Oh it is an 1988 Allegro 25'.
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It takes many, many hours for an RV fridge to cool down; are you waiting at least 24 hours to check on the cooling?
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If the freezer section seems to be working, then the fridge section will catch up in time. It's a matter of priority you know.

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When I lit the fridge it seemed to start cooling quickly, but then after 3-4 hours is wasn't doing anything. Tonight I will light it and let it run for 24 hours and see what happens. Thanks for the help!!
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I'm sure you already know this, but make sure the fridge is LEVEL, both directions before lighting.

Older absorption refeers are especially sensitive to being out of level; it will ruin them eventually.
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I'm sure you already know this, but make sure the fridge is LEVEL, both directions before lighting.

Older absorption refeers are especially sensitive to being out of level; it will ruin them eventually.
No I did not know that thanks! So the next question is how does it work rolling down the road when your not always level?
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The problem is with the gas inside "pooling" in the low spots when it is running and off level.

When moving down the road, the normal bouncing and back-and-forth movement keep everything moving around nicely.
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Ok that makes sense. Thanks a bunch!!
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