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Norcold 841 R Is there a certain fin to install the thermistor on, center , left , right ?

Is there a certain fin location to put the thermistor on. Center fin, left or right of center. Does this make a difference in temp. control. The right side of fins get some frost and the left side gets none. I half to play with the controls to get the temp. to stay in one place. It will stay at 35 dg. set at #4- then it will go up above 40 dg. then I half to reset the control to # 6-7 to get it to go back down. I have replaced the thermistor and it does the same, not sure if I put it back into the same fin as original.

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I have a Norcold 2 door fridge. It works fine on propane or electric but I hear a VERY loud bang and see flames shoot out. It is a propane leak some place but checked fittings and lines -no leaks.


is this new? never been used before or old. ? please read this
Norcold, Inc. Product Recalls - Call 1-800-767-9101 Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm EST
The Norcold, Inc. refrigerators listed below have been recalled.
It is important to implement this safety enhancement to prevent an unsafe elevation in the temperature of the cooling unit should the unit fail in operation. This enhancement seeks to minimize the risk of injury or ***** due to fire.
Norcold Inc. has decided to recall certain 1200, 1201, 1210 and 1211 model gas/electric refrigerators with serial numbers from 315525 to 13088811, non-consecutively. The refrigerator's model and serial number are located inside the fresh food compartment. These refrigerators may have cooling units with a cooling unit serial number between 700000 to 13085759. This is a new recall campaign to include all 1200, 1201, 1210 and 1211 models.
Even if your refrigerator was repaired as part of a previous recall, it is necessary to have it repaired again to minimize the risk of injury or ***** due to fire.
If you have one of these refrigerator models, use the following procedure:
  1. Identify and write down the refrigerator model. If it is a Norcold 1200, 1201, 1210 and 1211 model, go to step 2.
  2. Identify and write down the refrigerator serial number. If the serial number falls in the range of 315525 and 13088811, go to step 3.
  3. Identify and write down the cooling unit serial number. If the serial number falls in the range of 700000 and 13085759, go to step 4.
  4. Call your dealer immediately.
The installation of the High Temperature Sensor will be at no cost to you.
Owners of recalled refrigerators should NOT operate their refrigerator until it can be professionally repaired by your dealer or a Norcold authorized service center.
If you have one of the recalled refrigerators and you:

Currently reside in the RV, you should immediately:

  1. Set the refrigerator controls to "OFF".
  2. Unplug the refrigerator through the service vent on the outside of the vehicle.
  3. Contact your dealer, a Norcold authorized service center or Norcold's Recall Center at 1-800-767-9101 as soon as possible to get assistance.

Do not currently reside in the RV, you should immediately:

  1. Set the refrigerator controls to "OFF"
  2. Unplug the refrigerator through the service vent on the outside of the vehicle.
  3. Disconnect from shore power.
  4. Contact your dealer, a Norcold authorized service center or Norcold's Recall Center at 1-800-767-9101 as soon as possible to get assistance.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in a fire causing injury or *****. To locate an authorized service center,
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if you have this model STOP using it!!!

Jun 19, 2017 | Refrigerators

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Can you adjust the temp on a 2812 model


You can adjust the temperature of your refrigerator by adjusting the thermistor wire located in the refrigerator and it is clipped onto the aluminum fins (white wire). It is normally clipped onto the far right hand side of the fins, if you move it to the left it will get colder. If it does not satisfy then unclip the wire completly from fins. 89cec9f1-cedb-4d54-8589-98d1b0d7802b.jpg ArctiCold Refrigeration We keep it cold

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Freezer works refrige doesnt


Sounds like the thermistor is bad. Several ways to test.

1: Place the end of the thermistor that is located inside the refrigerator into a glass of slushy water and read the ohms resistance on the plug end which is located on the back of the refrigerator. Google the ohms resistance chart for Dometic thermistors and compare your readings to the chart. If they are not in range then the thermistor is bad and needs to be replaced.

2: Unplug the thermistor from the circuit board. It will be the harness that has only two wires going into a hard plastic plug. Leave it unplugged for 24 hours and check the temp inside the refrigerator. If the temp has dropped then the thermistor is bad and needs to be replaced.

To replace the thermistor remove the thermistor sensor end from the plastic clip. Remove the plastic grommet from the back wall of the refrigerator. Tape the new plug end to the sensor head of the old thermistor and gently guide it through the hole. Once the taped head/plug passes through the hole you may complete pulling the new thermistor through from the back side. Only pull enough to allow you to plug the new thermistor in. Un-tape the plug end from the head and plug the thermistor in to the circuit board. Reinstall the cover over the circuit board and reinstall the access pane. There will be some sealing putty on the old thermistor harness. Remove that and gently press it back into the hole around the new thermistor harness inside the refrigerator and reinstall the plastic grommet. Install the sensor end into the plastic clip and install the plastic clip between the first and second fins. The higher up on the fin the colder the temp will be inside the refrigerator.

Apr 12, 2014 | Dometic RM2852 Refrigerator

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Domatic RM 2852 refrigerator compartment won't cool


Sounds like the thermistor is bad. Several ways to test.
1: Place the end of the thermistor that is located inside the refrigerator into a glass of slushy water and read the ohms resistance on the plug end which is located on the back of the refrigerator. Compare your readings to the chart. If they are not in range then the thermistor is bad and needs to be replaced.
2: Unplug the thermistor from the circuit board. It will be the harness that has only two wires going into a hard plastic plug. Leave it unplugged for 24 hours and check the temp inside the refrigerator. If the temp has dropped then the thermistor is bad and needs to be replaced.
To replace the thermistor remove the thermistor sensor end from the plastic clip. Remove the plastic grommet from the back wall of the refrigerator. Tape the new plug end to the sensor head of the old thermistor and gently guide it through the hole. Once the taped head/plug passes through the hole you may complete pulling the new thermistor through from the back side. Only pull enough to allow you to plug the new thermistor in. Un-tape the plug end from the head and plug the thermistor in to the circuit board. Reinstall the cover over the circuit board and reinstall the access pane. There will be some sealing putty on the old thermistor harness. Remove that and gently press it back into the hole around the new thermistor harness inside the refrigerator and reinstall the plastic grommet. Install the sensor end into the plastic clip and install the plastic clip between the first and second fins. The higher up on the fin the colder the temp will be inside the refrigerator.
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Howw do you adjust temp on a Dometic Americana Model 2652


Should be a thermistor probe inside fridge at back, attached to fins. Fins usually frost up from right to left. Note your thermistor location in regards to frosted end, for example: if your thermistor is placed 5 fins from right, move it one closer to frost if too cold, or 1 more away if too warm. Give 24 hrs. to see how it responds. Move further or closer until desired temp is reached. If fridge does not respond at all, you may need a new thermistor. If you have an ohm meter, you can disconnect thermistor at back of fridge at board and test it. Disconnect 2 wire (P2) plug on board (usually at right upper corner) just below 6 wire plug. Now place thermistor probe in a glass of ice-water, at approx. 33-35F for about 3 minutes and check reading at contacts in plug and you should get a reading approx. 7000-10,000 ohms.

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I HAVE A NORCOLD 6162 RV FRIG AND THE FREEZER FREEZES FINE AND THE COOLER COMPARTMENT WILL GET COOL BUT NOT COLD AND THE ADJUSTMENT SWITCH IS ALL THE WAY UP. THE SAME ON GAS OR ELECTRIC. CAN YOU HELP ME....


u need to open the thermister up its located on the back on the fin also check to make sure u are getting full 12 volts to the fridge check the voltage at the fuse

Oct 16, 2009 | Thetford Norcold RV Cooler/Freezer

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Norcold fridge not cool enough


Yes very likely the cooling unit has stopped working. You need to do a bypass test by unplugging the thermistor on the inside of fridge. It will be attached to the fins. Give it 6 hours or so and check your temps. If they are the same the cooling unit is bad. If the temp goes down the thermistor or circuit board is bad. If you need more assistance feel free to call.
734 777 6432

Jan 25, 2009 | Refrigerators

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My norcold frig(RV) freezes food in lower level


in your refridgerator there is an internal thermostat on the cooling fan u can move up or down it should be placed on the last finn to the right looking at the fridge
thanks
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Make sure the thermister is attached firmly to the fins in the back. The boards on a Norcold can be reset a service center familiar with this process is your best bet. It takes disconecting the board and then shorting it out best to leave it to some one who is familiar.

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