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Dometic RM2607 Sitting for 6 years now has cooling issue?

I just bought an RV that was sitting untouched in someone's backyard for 6 years and it has a Dometic RM2607. When we first got it the power wouldn't even turn on and after I tinkered with it I got it to come on and the freezer got cold on electric for a while but not the fridge, and now the next day I can't get either to cool on gas or electric. What should I do?
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  • robbied12 May 16, 2009

    Kinda hard to turn the motorhome on it's roof :P... is that a real solution that's worth taking the fridge out?

  • robbied12 May 16, 2009

    ok, i'll try it, thanks!

  • robbied12 May 26, 2009

    well i took the fridge out and let it sit upside down for a few days and then put it back in and liet it sit a few more days and now the problem has changed... Now sometimes when i push the power button only the "on" and temperature setting lights come on, not gas or ac, and sometimes it will seem to work properly and even get to correct temperature on ac then switch back and fourth at random times from ac to gas for no reason and sometimes it will work fine on gas (correct temp too) and for seemingly no reason shut off the gas and the check light will come on... does it sound like i need a new board?

  • robbied12 Jun 25, 2009

    Ok so after all this time I've decided my fridge needs a new control board. Instead of forking out the $150 for the dinosaur board, I decided to go with the $75 Universal Dometic part # 3308741.002. Does anyone know for sure that this will be compatible with my RM2607 fridge? The origional board number is 2931842.03 if that matters.

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Ae359t is right replace the board, its not the cooling unit itself nor does it need to be turned over upside down, you only mention the controls are wacky, get the bottom board for the $99 price, if that does not fix the unit replace the upper eyebrow board, very seldon do upper boards go out.

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I had the check light problem with our RM2607 but installed a Dinosaur board. After install, no more check light issues. The board is $99 plus shipping from http://www.partsfortechs.com/asapcart/micro-p711-p-6.html.

That's the best price I could find anywhere. Pay the extra for the Dinosaur and skip the generic Dometic board, IMHO.

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You can turn it upside down for 2days and try it again

Posted on May 16, 2009

  • shaun greyvensteyn May 16, 2009

    that is the only way ask any other fridge mecanic

  • shaun greyvensteyn May 28, 2009

    it sounds like the pc bord is damaged if it changes from gas to electric by itself

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