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Old 06-10-2014, 12:33 PM   #11
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I'll try the furnace trick next time. Thanks for the replies!

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Old 06-10-2014, 01:39 PM   #12
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I fire up the stove for about a minute, maybe a bit more. The fridge usually fires on propane after no more than 3 tries, maybe 4... Never thought to run the furnace, but this is Texas, I could go to jail for that...


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Old 06-10-2014, 02:13 PM   #13
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Our fridge is also a pain to light after it's sat awhile. I may try the furnace trick since our furnace is under our fridge.
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Old 06-10-2014, 02:36 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Iraqvet05 View Post
How many times does it usually take a Norcold fridge to start on propane after first hooking up the propane? Since my TT was new, my fridge usually takes me 6-8 attempts before mine will start on propane. Is this normal? I think I read in the Norcold manual somewhere I should see the dealer if it takes more than 3 times to start the fridge. When I'm leaving the CG and switch it from auto or electric back to propane, it typically starts on the first try.
Do you fire up a stove burner 1st? To purge the propane through the lines. If you just turn on the tank and try to start the fridge, I can see what you are experiencing happening

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