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Old 07-25-2012, 07:22 AM   #11
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There are 3 possible mounting areas for the fan according to the directions. On the floor blowing up over the coils, in the middle back of the refrigerator blowing up, or near the top vent drawing the air up and helping with the natural hot air flow. I had to mount it above the coils as there is no room anywhere else. The 184BH is a small trailer and there is no wasted space anywhere it appears.
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Old 07-25-2012, 07:56 AM   #12
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Ditto. The only available space for the fans on my 23B was above the condenser coils. I removed the hood on the roof of the trailer, cut the aluminum expanded metal screen on three sides, bent it up and installed the fans. I had to make a sheet metal bracket with a big hole for each fan then run the cord down to the recep that the fridge plugs into.
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Old 07-25-2012, 08:11 AM   #13
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dindsay,

Thanks for the follow-up.

Guess I better check and see how much room I have in my frig's rear access area..., do you recall the diameter of the fan housing you installed? Like you stated, I have seen the "depth" of the space within the frig rear access area below the coils can vary from model to model.

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Old 07-25-2012, 08:37 AM   #14
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I tried to find the specs for the fan on the manufacturers page, but it does not give the size. If I remember correctly, the diameter of the fan was between 5 and 6 inches, as I measured it while I was putting it in. My camper is stored elsewhere or I would measure it for you.
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:28 PM   #15
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dindsay,

I have the dual fan assembly ordered for the inside of the frig, but since I plan on doing some desert camping next year I thought it wouldn't hurt to add the back vent/coil fan as well. From what I recall, my access depth may not accommodate the fan below the coils (which I preferred), may have to consider what you did. My TT is in storage as well, plan to check today or tomorrow.

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Ditto. The only available space for the fans on my 23B was above the condenser coils. I removed the hood on the roof of the trailer, cut the aluminum expanded metal screen on three sides, bent it up and installed the fans. I had to make a sheet metal bracket with a big hole for each fan then run the cord down to the recep that the fridge plugs into.
Mcfarmall,
I saw that metal screen and put the hood back on. How did you get the expanded metal screen to go back down, and stay down?
Also being that you plugged the fans into the 120 AC, how does it turn on and off, or is it on all the time?
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Old 07-26-2012, 08:32 PM   #17
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dindsay,

I went and checked the available space behind my TT frig today, and unless the outside diameter of the fan is less than 4 1/4", I will have to go to top mount installation as well.

Basically I have 4 1/2" between the outer access cover and the lower tube assembly:



The following pic (not mine) reflects the lower fan installation when adequate space (depth) is available:



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Old 07-27-2012, 09:14 AM   #18
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Our 154BH is in the shop right now because our fridge was working great but then on our last trip the milk went bad and nothing was cold.....we shall see.
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