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Old 05-12-2019, 01:23 PM   #31
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Door seals fine, as well as the center flap, did the "dollar bill test".
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Old 05-13-2019, 04:13 PM   #32
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Got to the campground all set up fridge nice and cold. All of s sudden it’s working after starting it last Friday, now Monday. Can’t believe it takes that many days for an empty fridge to start cooling. Maybe should have bought the 3121 with the standard compressor type fridge and an inverter.
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Old 05-13-2019, 05:14 PM   #33
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Clearly your unit is still problematic. My 2019, with stock nothing-special Dometic, cools down in a matter of a few hours.
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Old 05-13-2019, 05:58 PM   #34
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Maybe, but some people are saying their big 4 door Norcolds take 24-36 hours
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:34 AM   #35
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Another day and still at temp. Maybe this big babies do take a couple days to cool down. Probably why dealer said it’s working fine. Guess i’ll wait and see.
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:00 AM   #36
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Good deal!! How often and for how long the doors are open will have a profound effect of temp recovery.
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Old 05-15-2019, 11:59 AM   #37
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Only open long enough when stocking or taking an item out, but it’s keeping up. Just can’t figure out what it took so long to finally cool down
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:25 PM   #38
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Got it home, youíre right no curtesy wash. �� When I arrived home, I plugged it into to power at about 4pm, it is now 7:30 am freezer is working fine, but fridge is only at 52. I know they say it may take up to 24 hours for it to reach set temperature. But I choose this unit vs one that had a domestic (compressor type) vs an RV type with a inverter. Hopefully in the full 24 hour timeframe it will pull down, as we are scheduled for to couple day trip on Monday. If it donít iím Not sure I want to take it back to the dealership. They ended up charging me $180.00 for a diagnostic fee since they couldnít find anything wrong with the fridge. Maybe iíll try calling the factory. Any suggestions?
I heard its important for the camper to be level.
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Old 05-15-2019, 01:18 PM   #39
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Absolute first thing we do before start up
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:24 AM   #40
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I've seen where RV fridge have harder time cooling than a domestic home residential type. We have the latter and no issues. In fact when we evacuated for the hurricane a year and half ago, I put ice in the freezer and drove a 7.5hr trip which took more like 12/13. Ice in freezer was still 95% ice when we arrived. And I don't run the generator while we were driving.

I seen a video on YouTube in which a guy had a RV fridge issue similar to yours. The one he had, was the larger type with two removable vents on the side of the RV where the fridge resides. There was a airflow issue that was basically a factory defect. Remove those side covers and inspect. There should be maybe a fan back there and those vents need to allow airflow. Maybe someone else can be more detail on this.



Our front AC will freeze up if it's hot and humid outside (South Florida) and we are in and out of the RV alot. The rear AC which is in the garage never freezes up...no matter big we leave the garage/living mid-door open or not. Kinda odd
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