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Old 11-20-2020, 09:35 AM   #1
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Fans in fridge

We have a Dometic fridge in our 99 Tradewinds. I read a post about adding low wattage fans to aid in circulation. Over the summer I used two pieces of aluminum angle iron and screwed the fans to them. Then connected the wires together and connected to power at my door light switch. After two weeks my DW says the fans are a WIN. Veggie staying crispy and far less moisture in the fridge all together.
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That's a very nice addition. Anything that keeps air moving over the fins helps to keep the fridge at a more consistent temperature. I added a commercially available unit to my Norcold that worked similar to that but a self made unit is a great idea.
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Computer fans are cheap, install easy, move plenty of CFM, are 12v, available: Ebay Amazon.
I have them inside and in the back of the refrig.
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Interesting idea...does it eliminate the ice buildup?
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Interesting idea...does it eliminate the ice buildup?
You might need a new thermocouple, cheap about $10-15 on Amazon.



I have a computer puck fan and a new thermocouple waiting to go into the fridge.
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You might need a new thermocouple, cheap about $10-15 on Amazon.



I have a computer puck fan and a new thermocouple waiting to go into the fridge.
Thanks!
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Fridge fan

Itís only been two weeks but no evidence of ice buildup yet.
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I have a small RV type refer fan that uses 2 "D" cell batteries. Doesn't moves much air but that's all that needed, some air flow. Also keep some spacing of items on shelves so air can circulate throughout the refer.
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