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I have a Dometic RM2804 fridge with cooling issues.

There are two wires "inside" my Dometic RV fridge model RM2804.
One from the behind the light bulb housing and one from behind the control knobs of the electric/gas thermostat setting housing.
They both run up to the fins in the upper back inside of the fridge...problem...if they get bumped the fridge/freezer stops cooling, so I have to jiggle them around and wait a couple of hours to see if I made it work or made it worse.
I have taken the cover off around the control knobs, but it is so basic that I don't know what could be the problem or what to do.
Any ideas?
What is the wire from behind the light for?
This does it on gas or electric.
I live in my RV and I am tired of having to throw out food that has gon bad.
Thanks for any input.

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  • Jerry Shannon May 11, 2010

    The wires are called the Thermister. This is what controls the temp in your frig. The thermister should be connected to the fins. How old is this frig? Both wires should go to the circuit board. But I will check your model to be sure. But you must respond to the clarification.


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theese wire that goes to the fins are your thermostat probes it possible that your thermostat is defective if you take your thermostat and bypass the two wire connected to it toghether if your fridge works replace the thermostat thanks from gilles

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