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Old 06-23-2013, 08:05 AM   #1
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Residential fridge

Thought I'd post a word-to-the-wise for any of you planning to install a residential fridge.....PLUG IT IN BEFORE YOU INSTALL IT IN YOUR RV TO MAKE SURE IT WORKS!

We recently bought a brand new Frigidaire apartment size fridge. Maybe it's just us, but we never dreamed it would have a sealed system leak, therefore, the compressor works, but it doesn't cool. We found this out AFTER installing it in the RV. We now realize it would've been prudent to make sure it works BEFORE installing it.

We knew that Frigidaire doesn't honor the warranty if installed in an RV. From what I've read, it seems Samsung is the only one who will. Well, they don't make a fridge in the size we wanted, so we thought we'd take our chances since the fridge only cost $491.00. We figured if it went out in a year or two, so what. We assumed it would work when we bought it. Well, you know what A-S-S-U-M-E does...... After some haggling with Famous Tate, they're going to swap out the fridge for us.

So, check out your new fridge before you install it in your RV to make sure it works.
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Thanks for the tip Gene.
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Very good point. Often overlooked.
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Good advice. Since we're full-timers, we ran our new residential fridge sitting in the middle of the floor keeping our food cold for about 2 weeks while I tore out the old Notcold and modified the cabinet, so we knew it worked.
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Yep, we plugged in the Haier frig and let if run for about and hour to make sure it cooled....then out comes the old No-cold.

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