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Old 07-23-2012, 01:47 AM   #15
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Fridge fan

I think LP starts the fridge faster...I store my RV until the day before we leave (HOA issues and such) so it was something I tested.

But if you want to REALLY fix the problem...the thing pictured below works like you wouldn't believe. I read about it on a iRV2 thread and thought - for $15, it was worth the try - and YES it works!

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They are sold on ebay. I think there's two types often sold there, I bought this kind. I hate battery power things in my RV, 'cuz I park it for weeks at a time and there's no batteries in these things to worry about.

It's so simple, I don't understand why the fridge mfgt's dont install them at the factory
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When we start up our trips, we scoot down to a Supermarked and buy a big bag of ice. We then empty this in the big plastic trays/drawers in the bottom of the refrigerator - the ones meant for vegetables.

This speeds up the cooling process and your fridge now starts off the same way you would do with an ice chest when on a picknic.

Also - start off by only putting things in the fridge that you really need to keep cold. Leave stuff out that can wait until later. Example: Why start by putting 30 cans of warm Coke in there if you are only drinking a couple of them per day.
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I think LP starts the fridge faster...I store my RV until the day before we leave (HOA issues and such) so it was something I tested.

But if you want to REALLY fix the problem...the thing pictured below works like you wouldn't believe. I read about it on a iRV2 thread and thought - for $15, it was worth the try - and YES it works!

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Fridge Fan

They are sold on ebay. I think there's two types often sold there, I bought this kind. I hate battery power things in my RV, 'cuz I park it for weeks at a time and there's no batteries in these things to worry about.

It's so simple, I don't understand why the fridge mfgt's dont install them at the factory
I bought one of these fans as well. Unfortunately, once the door on the fridge closes, I have no live wires in the light fitting, so I can't get it powered up. I do have a live wire in the door switch I would have thought, but to get power from here creates 2 problems. 1) Can I get the switch out without breaking anything, and 2) Wires are now in the door jam which can't be good.

Did anyone come up with an easy solution to this problem?
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Danes, I've read of people running a wire or two down the drain tube.
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Dunner - thx for the advice
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I use 4 Blue Packs at start up. Two in the freezer two in the Refer
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