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#1 dennis 221

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Posted 17 April 2021 - 06:58 PM

So finally got to go camping yahoo.?? What an when to you use the refer fan? Rookie here lol
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Posted 17 April 2021 - 09:10 PM

When the refer compartment gets very warm, I only use mine on very hot days.


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#3 dennis 221

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Posted 17 April 2021 - 11:20 PM

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Posted 20 April 2021 - 07:48 AM

' several different fans possible: For 2-way or 3-way (propane / 120-volt AC or propane / 120-volt AC / 12-volt DC) absorption refrigerators there might be a small 12-volt fan like a desktop computer fan added in rear of unit to push or pull more air up through refrigerant coils than natural convection would do on its own. These may help cool a unit down faster or make up for a poor installation within the enclosure, or might help in really hot weather. Many specs call for zero clearance along sides and top (it's sitting on bottom so that's not an issue) and a narrow range of distance from back of outside RV wall. Zero clearance maybe accomplished with a well-designed fit or with safe, non-inflammable insulation.

Another type of fan is a much smaller, often D-cell battery-operated fan fan that sits somewhere in refrigerator to enhance circulation, as convection may be hindered if too full leading to uneven temperatures within unit. Batteries may run over a month, despite cold temps, as these fans are tiny. These units may be of use in both an absorption refrigerator or a 12-volt or 12-volt / 120-volt compressor refrigerator.

An important note if you're new:. If you have an absorption refrigerator, never run it with the rig any more out of level than what you'd be comfortable using it, and if it is out of level more than that, no more than about the duration of a restroom or fast lunch break. Any more will do permanent damage. Often, the floor of the freezer with a bubble level is the determinant, but these may be uneven so you need to slide it around and guess on an average. Another level mounted on on the rug in a more convenient location (say, near driver's seat) and calibrated to match bubble level in freezer floor is convenient.

Check your manuals to confirm, as there may be variations out there now calling for something different, like the inside refer floor and not the freezer floor. So " Your mileage may vary."

Edited by michelle_east_county, 20 April 2021 - 07:50 AM.

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#5 dennis 221

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Posted 26 April 2021 - 02:16 AM

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