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Old 01-24-2013, 05:43 PM   #1
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It must be my luck, two different refrigerators, two different company, same problem! We had Dometic fridge in our MH, after 2 1/2 years cooling unit went out, replacement! Now, 7 months into owning Norcold, same problem, cooling unit needs replacing! And it will be 7 days until new unit arrives. It would be funny if it wasn't problem with keeping food cool. Anyone else has had as much luck?
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Old 01-24-2013, 05:59 PM   #2
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Found out today that another forum member lost his Norcold fridge after he had his rig washed. Luckly he was able to wire around the problem until the right parts arrive.
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:14 PM   #3
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Did that yesterday had the rig washed and refrigerator thru a code the high temp limit board let go I wired around it and tried to get the board today and was told they will not sell it to you they only want a service tech to replace it under warranty! It cut the 12 volts to the unit if it think it got hot.
I also had the awning on the Slideout quit ran it down to a fuze that let enough juice pass to fool a voltmeter but not the awning and the red light never came on.
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:14 PM   #4
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How does washing the rig hurt the fridg. ?
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:18 PM   #5
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Dave the circuit board is mounted on the back of it and it seems that any water on it takes it outEdited by: Beechguyjim
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:26 PM   #6
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For info only I AM NOT TELLING ANYONE TO DO THIS............
You can take the Red wire and Blue on the little box with the solid Red light and tie them together and the reefer will work
Be aware the this removes the over temp protection from the circuit
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:20 PM   #7
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Dave the circuit board is mounted on the back of it and it seems that any water on it takes it out
I guess I'll have to modify this somehow
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Old 01-25-2013, 07:51 AM   #8
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Yikes, never heard of this and I have washed my Redwood a (vast) number of times (Ha).



Could it be that the washing was done usinga pressure washer?
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Old 01-25-2013, 08:59 AM   #9
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We had the same problem after a heavy, blowing rain. Refrigerator shut itself off, code on display indicated high temp cutoff and that it was not a problem we could fix, that we needed to call for service. We called a serviceman and by the time he got there, it had reset itself. Since he was there, we asked him to check things out. In addition to the rain, the panel at the top of the compartment had dropped down and was blocking the vent, keeping the heat in, and allowing it to build up (and trip the hi temp control). He was able to push it back up into place and secure it with a screw so we wouldn't have that problem again. He also found that the bottom of the compartment was wet from more than the rain.The overflow hose for the evaporation pan had been left inside instead of draining outside. He re-routed it so we wouldn't have that problem (would have rotted out the bottom of the compartment over time). He told us they (Norcold and other mftr's) use the same size evaporation pan for both sizes of refrigerator and it simply isn't big enough for the larger ones (we have a 12 cu ft) so it's imperative that the hose drain outside. Bottom line,it wasn't a refrigerator problem, it was a RWinstallation problem (quality control again). We had to pay him because it wasn't a refrigerator warranty problem. We've sent the bil to RW to be reimbursed.
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Old 01-25-2013, 09:41 AM   #10
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Ya they used a pressure washer I an thinking of putting a decal warning not to direct any water at the vents OH maybe they need to be in Spanish too
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