If your refrigerator stops working, especially during the summer, you’re in for a big problem. The key is identifying and fixing the problem. Camper fridges are subject to a variety of problems, and some of them are easy to fix. The following are the most common fixes.
Test Coolant And Propane
The camper refrigerator relies on both propane and coolant to function correctly. When these levels drop, the fridge may malfunction or cease to function altogether. As a first step, check the coolant/ammonia and propane levels.
Inspect Electrical Connections
Camper refrigerators that do not work may be caused by faulty power cords or inverters. The refrigerator may be having problems due to an overloaded electrical connection. It is likely that the fridge will trip when this happens. Electrical connections are clearly to blame for this problem. For wiring issues, it is often best to call in a professional electrician.
Check for any leaks or smells
You should first check the fridge for leaks and smells that could indicate a leak. Coolant leaks or cooling systems can produce an ammonia smell. After that, we’ll need to check and replace any damaged or cracked seals on the doors. Door gasket leaks can lead to severe problems, so we want to avoid them at all costs. We can replace the seal gaskets inside the fridge if any leaks are discovered.
Reset the refrigerator
A simple malfunction could be the cause if none of these fixes worked. You might be able to resolve the problem by resetting the fridge.
Test The Sensors
The thermistor or temperature sensors are next assumed to be faulty. By running a quick test on them, we can determine if they are damaged. Multimeters or ohm metres can be used to measure this. If the thermistor is not functioning properly, we can test it with the metre. It can be quickly and cheaply replaced if it does not work.