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Old 10-15-2018, 08:09 PM   #1
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Fridge replacement

Just curious if anyone has tried or had success replacing the stock fridge with a comparable sized straight up electric (110v) unit?

The Norcold N500 in the 2002 Skamper K215 we just purchased doesn't seem to work. Haven't done much trouble shooting yet, but have priced replacements and it's more than what we paid for the whole camper!


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Old 10-15-2018, 08:53 PM   #2
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You may be able to find a residential unit to fit in the space the Norcold occupies but you'll have to be on shore power of course.


It's an older propane refrigerator but it may still work with a little diagnosis to ascertain the problem.
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We had some discussions regarding these refrigerators a while back. I found out that the AMISH manufacture a refrig replacement. Also, there are MANY ways to bring it back to life depending on what the trouble codes are.
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Most of the time, there is dirt or bugs in the system, try cleaning the area were the burning is first and see if you can get some gas smell or get the burner to light...
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