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Old 08-27-2015, 11:48 PM   #1
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Has anybody replaced the standard double door refrigerator in a 2013 voltage 3950 with a residential refrigerator can that be done ?
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Old 08-28-2015, 01:23 AM   #2
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Has anybody replaced the standard double door refrigerator in a 2013 voltage 3950 with a residential refrigerator can that be done ?
What is the problem you are having?
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What is the problem you are having?
There is a recall on a solinode that gets to hot on the frig and it is a fire hazard. It does not get cold enough for me Hot summer days at the beach it struggles to keep up. So I want to put in a residential frig.
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There is a recall on a solinode that gets to hot on the frig and it is a fire hazard. It does not get cold enough for me Hot summer days at the beach it struggles to keep up. So I want to put in a residential frig.
I understand the frustration, I was having similar issues other than the recall. I did a lot of trouble shooting and research! Come to find out I was chasing an issue that was not the refrigerator. The issue ultimately was the voltage. Over night it was fine and during the day it would get in the 50's. Voltage was dropping during the day and the coils were not keeping up.

Have you tried running on Propane during the day or the generator? Do you know how to access diagnoses mode? Diagnoses mode on number 3 will tell you the temperature of fins on the inside of the fridge. Try not to open while testing.
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I understand the frustration, I was having similar issues other than the recall. I did a lot of trouble shooting and research! Come to find out I was chasing an issue that was not the refrigerator. The issue ultimately was the voltage. Over night it was fine and during the day it would get in the 50's. Voltage was dropping during the day and the coils were not keeping up.

Have you tried running on Propane during the day or the generator? Do you know how to access diagnoses mode? Diagnoses mode on number 3 will tell you the temperature of fins on the inside of the fridge. Try not to open while testing.
Yup tried all that When it's full of food no air circulates thru it and pain temp rises to 40 or so and the ref starts to defrost. The main reason it's going is it is a fire hazard. Got to go.
I'd rather have a real frig. Holds more and stays colder. I run gen going up the road anyway so I don't need gas. Or 12 volt.
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Yup tried all that When it's full of food no air circulates thru it and pain temp rises to 40 or so and the ref starts to defrost. The main reason it's going is it is a fire hazard. Got to go.
I'd rather have a real frig. Holds more and stays colder. I run gen going up the road anyway so I don't need gas. Or 12 volt.
Earlier you mentioned a solenoid recall on your refrigerator. Since almost all of us here use a gas refrigerator some of us would like to view the recall notice.
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