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Old 06-24-2017, 04:14 AM   #1
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Help with refrigerator please.

Hello all I need help figuring out if my refrigerator is working and/or how to fix it.

It is a norcool in a 2017 Aspen Trail 3010BHDS.
I pressed the power button and for a few seconds it is green it then goes to yellow/orange. Does that mean it is working just not cooled down?

The propane works on the stove so I know the propane is in the lines.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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Old 06-24-2017, 04:53 AM   #2
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So I'm likely just impatient. It seems the freezer is working and starting to cool down. The fridge is still warm.

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So I'm likely just impatient. It seems the freezer is working and starting to cool down. The fridge is still warm.

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That is normal. The freezer compartment cools down first. We almost always cool ours on electric, then let it switch to gas when traveling. To help it cool down faster you can put some milk jugs of frozen water in it. The RV fridges can take up to 24 hours to get fully cooled down and stabilized. They don't work as fast as a residential style fridge with a compressor.

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I always turn mine on the day before leaving then load it up that night, ice cold by the time we start camping.
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That basically ended up being what we did. The. I realized a bout half way to our destination that I left the gas on. lol oops

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That basically ended up being what we did. The. I realized a bout half way to our destination that I left the gas on. lol oops

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WE run our on propane while we travel especially if hot and going a long ways.
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I've seen there is a bit of differing opinions on running LP while driving.

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I've seen there is a bit of differing opinions on running LP while driving.

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That is a Chevy/Ford type debate.

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That is a Chevy/Ford type debate.

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Just got back from a 3700 mile trip to KS. ONE TIME, my fridge side faced a car refueling at a gas station. The wind was the wrong way. I went all the way around, turned off the fridge, got out and found he was already gone. No explosion. Normally, I leave it on, but do try to park in the "first" pump, where the fridge is 30 ft away from anything. If it were really such a threat, the government would mandate motion-detection-shutoff valves on the propane line. To me, the fridge companies got rid of the 12VDC option because gas "on the go" was acceptable. JMHO
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I'll take a Chevy and a cold fridge.
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What has helped as most of gas pumps have the special hose nozzles the seal at the filler. That help keeping a fumes down. Of course unless someone spills then that could be a problem.
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I'll take a Chevy and a cold fridge.
I got the best of both worlds... A Ford with a cold fridge IN it!

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