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Old 06-09-2018, 08:11 PM   #1
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Default Refer Fan

Hello, I have a 2008 Hi Lo 2808C that has a switch on the panel for (Refer fan). The refrigerator is a.Dometic RM 2554. I cannot locate a fan under the outside cover or in the fridge. No fan located in the roof either. The switch used to light up but not now. I've checked fuses and they all appear ok. Any help appreciated.

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Old 06-10-2018, 06:27 AM   #2
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The fan only runs when the fridge is turned on and the rear compartment is warmed up over 100 degrees. There is a button type thermostat that controls it and is in line with the power wires. The fan is usually located in the area above the lower vent cover in the area of the cooling fins.

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I have a 2007, it did not have a fan but did have the rocker switch. I just installed a large PC case fan. I have also learned that over filling the freezer section will cause it to not cool so make sure air can flow adequately. I also installed a small CPU fan inside to circulate air.
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Thank you Wolfster101. What exactly is this PC fan and where did you install it? Was it in the access panel on the outside of the camper?
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Here's a bit of help. At the top of the page, click on "search". Type in "sushi mod". click on the third post down--this will answer all questions about the refer fan and the cure for the noise and operation. Parts avail cheap from amazon and elsewhere. Disclaimer! (I've no affiliation with amazon.)

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I too only saw a rocker switch. I was also concerned as I didn't hear any fan noise and didn't visually see a fan anywhere. I normally have the AC on for the fridge and as of late I noticed the unit is not getting as hot. I took off the outside upper and lower panel and light up in between the halves with a flash light and boom there it was! I have to research how to access it but it's definitely not working.

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