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BurbMan

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Posted: 10/07/20 11:40am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

wopachop wrote:

He is saying when you are set to propane only there are no lights.

It only turns orange when propane fails to light.


Correct BUT...if you are set to "Auto" then the "auto" stays on regardless of whether you are running on elec or gas.

Only when the auto/gas button is in the "gas" position are no lights on.

The "check" light is separate from the "auto" light.


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Posted: 10/07/20 11:48am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

BurbMan wrote:

wopachop wrote:

He is saying when you are set to propane only there are no lights.

It only turns orange when propane fails to light.


Correct BUT...if you are set to "Auto" then the "auto" stays on regardless of whether you are running on elec or gas.

Only when the auto/gas button is in the "gas" position are no lights on.

The "check" light is separate from the "auto" light.



CORRECT!

OP...
As for that 'white thing'
That is the CLIP ...thermistor goes inside that clip with just the tip protruding from top of clip
Clip with thermistor goes on far right fin
Try Mid Fin Position 1st...wait 24 hrs and then check fridge temps
Adjust UP for Colder
Adjust DOWN for Warmer


W/O clip/thermistor attached to fin fridge thermostat doesn't get any temp feed back so it continues to call for cooling...hence a very cold fridge (food compartment freezing items)


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Posted: 10/07/20 07:23pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Fisherguy wrote:

Old-Biscuit wrote:

The Auto Temp Control DOES have a thermostat and thermistor....just doesn't have Temp Setting Adjustments

The Thermistor (Temp sensor) attached to FIN can be moved to adjust overall fridge temps

Move thermistor UP for colder
Move thermistor DOWN for less cold


In your 'friends' case....DOWN

[image]


In AUTO the fridge controls will select AC Power (Priority)
If AC Power becomes unavailable the fridge swaps to GAS
It will swap back to AC when AC Power is restored

If you select GAS Manually the fridge will only run on GAS ...no swapping back to AC Power

CHECK Light comes ON when GAS Fails to light off and prove a flame is present.

[image]


Several Dometic Models use the Auto Temp Control
This Manual covers some of them


OK Thanks, I didn't know about the thermistor on the fin, will see if he does.
I do know how the "auto", gas, AC thing works though, but what I'm saying is none of the indicators light up like it your pic, that I've never seen before.

(... and this is regarding my 'friends' trailer BTW, mine has a Norcold with a thermostat and working indicator lights)


trailrider wrote:

You can get one of these eyebrow boards that has the adjustable temperature. It is a direct replacement.

[image]


Thanks, I think I can barely make out that part number.


That is just a picture I found of the eyebrow. I don't know what part number you would need for your model of fridge.


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Posted: 10/07/20 07:32pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

part number is on the tag, Googled it and found this:

link to part


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Posted: 10/07/20 08:09pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Fisherguy wrote:

part number is on the tag, Googled it and found this:

link to part


I can see the part number on the tag in the picture. I am just telling you don't assume that will fit your fridge without verifying fitment.

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