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Dometic RM 3601 No Gas Operation

The ''no gas'' indicator lights up w/n 15 seconds of turning on the unit. No igniter poping, no gas turned on at start-up. Inspection reveals, 12V to unit is fine, gas solenoid works with 12V jumper, burner flame works with jumper and manual lighting. What voltage should be present at plug from panel board to gas solenoid? Will bad igniter cause no voltage to gas solenoid? What is next to test? Robert

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The gases in the system may have totally separated. Try (burping it ) as follows. Witht the refrigerator sitting on its base, roll it on to the door and wait 5 minutes, Then roll it to its top so it is literally upside down, wait 5 minutes. Then roll it to its back and wait 5 minutes. Then restore it to its base and wait 5 minutes. Thi procedure will flush the water from the boiler section through the passages of the system and recombine the gases. Then try it on 120 Volts. It takes about 12 hours for the unit to fully cool down.

Posted on Jul 07, 2008

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SOURCE: Dometic rm 2652 fridge works on a/c. i get a check

you may need to change the thermocople this cost about 12 dollars this is what make electricity to epen the gas valve thanks from gilles

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

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SOURCE: Dometic rm 2612. Shuts down on gas.

Ron;
Check the burner assembly. 1 screw, remove the sheet metal cover and clean it. The burner collects rust. This is the likely. Other issues would be the gas pressure usually checked with a manometer. Should 11" of water column. If your furnace works good then the gas pressure is probably ok. Also could have a faulty ignitor which sends a miliamp signal back to the circuit board. Check the burner first, after that leave the cover off and turn the fridge on. Watch the ingnitor attempt to lite the burner. Be sure the spark is going to the burner and not shorting out on the sheet metal it is mounted in. If it is shorting to the frame the ignitor needs replacing.
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Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Dometic RM2562 - No Flame

use a set of needle nose pliers & disconnect the igniter wire the module should start clicking if it does not click check the wires to the board clean them good & reconnect if the module still wont start clicking your board is bad if it does click the igniter adjustment off stick a nickle between the igniter & burner the gap should be the size of the nickle 3/16"

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Dometic rv fridge runs fine on elec, lights on gas

It is key that all control switches are in the correct position, depending on what power source you are using, gas, electric, etc. If the switches are not in the proper setting, the unit will not operate.

Here's the manual for your fridge that should be printed out for your use and reference (and reading enjoyment). It has all the info needed to operate and troubleshoot it.

Typically, when using any gas appliance with a pilot light, the sensor has to first be hot enough to trigger it to allow the safety gas shutoff to open and allow the gas to flow to the pilot/burner. Follow the instructions and you should be all set.

http://gasrefrigeration.net/dom_techdata/2707_2811SM.PDF

Hope you find this helpful and best regards!

Posted on Jul 30, 2009

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I posted the above information from the contents of the service manual. I can help you but... at the moment for sure I have come to the conclusion that ONE of the lights your seeing is the CHECK light. The mystery is... what is the 2nd light your seeing? Manual of Stand-by?

I am pretty sure we can sort this out but... we need to really communicate clearly and well. In our posts here.

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