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Old 07-03-2012, 06:51 AM   #1
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Fan/fridge mod..?

Sooo... is it putting a small 12v fan on the the cooling fins inside the fridge, just sitting in the bottom of the fridge to circulate the air or putting a fan in the access panel outside towards the top to help pull the warm air up/away and draw cooler air infrom the access panel? any pics of this mod?
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Old 07-03-2012, 07:15 AM   #2
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On my motorhome I did both and the biggest help was the 3 muffin fans I added at the top of the fridge vent just under the cover on the roof. That fridge would get down in the below zero range in the freezer and in the teens in the main fridge.

I am going to see how cold the fridge in my new to me TT works before I go installing the fans in the fridge vent but I surely will place the fan on the vanes in the fridge.
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Old 07-03-2012, 09:37 AM   #3
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I did the muffin fans on the metal grills mod inside the fridge. Helps with frost and air circulation for sure. Got it on Ebay for about 14 bucks and ran the wire out the drain tube to pick up 12V. You simply put the aligator clip on the grates and it kicks on. Best part is that you can move it around to keep the frost down. I don't have pics sorry but search this forum and there are some.
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I did the muffin fans on the metal grills mod inside the fridge. Helps with frost and air circulation for sure. Got it on Ebay for about 14 bucks and ran the wire out the drain tube to pick up 12V. You simply put the aligator clip on the grates and it kicks on. Best part is that you can move it around to keep the frost down. I don't have pics sorry but search this forum and there are some.
noobie question but i assume the fan is blowing on the fins, correct?
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Old 07-03-2012, 10:58 AM   #5
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Mine is. And like 3's stated, you can move it around on the fins to keep them defrosted. I'd like to rig up one that has about three- 3" fans that cover the whole heat sink and really get that air moving!
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:32 PM   #6
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Fan actually pulls air from fins and blows forward. So it's drawing air from teh fins.
You could cover it with 2 units which would eliminate the need for movements. I have not seen the 3 fan setup so cannot comment.
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Old 07-03-2012, 12:37 PM   #7
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I like the fan that is avail on ebay. 12V and has an aligator clip that attaches to the fins. Sure keeps them frost free and the fridge does a great job of keeping our "beverages" nice and frosty.
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Old 07-03-2012, 01:30 PM   #8
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Anyone have some pictures?
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I bought this one.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/DOMETIC-NORC...243fff&vxp=mtr

I had to use the "alternative install" method since my fridge light is magnetic. No sweat.
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Frig fan mod link:https://www.jaycoowners.com/showthrea...highlight=frig


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