On mine it is on that same wall with the fridge. My other pet peeve about it is that the frosted glass in the house door allows a lot of light to radiate on the BLACK termostat.
We won't run on propane other than when traveling, so it may be hard for me to simulate your issue for a while.
Carl & Dawn
2015 Greyhawk 31FS
2015 Ford Transit Connect (our TOAD on a DEMCO Dolly)
DW, DSx2, DDx2 Catx2 Dog
Tampa Bay Area of FL