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Trouble lighting a dometic refer in a camper. It works well in electric mode.

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Its the problem of control board.Not the problem of power board.Its the problem of control board.The power board is good as you mentioned that it works good on electric mode. You can get this control board from the dometic service center or from the Nearest RV repair company. Or as per your model number you can get it from the link below.click on the link. http://shop.ebay.com/items/?_nkw=dometic+board&_sacat=&_ex_kw=&_mPrRngCbx=1&_udlo=&_udhi=&_sop=12
For more trouble shooting check out this as follows:-- The cooling unit is most likely not in need of replacement if the unit works on one heat source but not the other. The cooling unit however might be showing the first signs of trouble.
Is the refrigerator level? Yes - continue
Is anything blocking the refrigerators vents? If no continue
Are the gasket rubbers around the door/s damaged or misaligned? If yes realign or repair - if no continue
Is the gas flame on and is it as large as normal? The burneror gas jet might need to be cleaned or the gas regulator might be out of adjustment. If so the unit will need repairs - click here for Dometic or Norcold manuals for the more technically inclined - or click here for factory repairs etc. - if no continue
Is there an ammonia smell coming from inside the refrigerator? If yes and cleaners or disinfectants haven't been used recently (they can smell like ammonia) then chances are that the cooling unit is leaking and will need replacingclick here - if no continue
Is there is a yellowish powder or stain on or near the refrigerator cooling unit? If yes then refrigerant is leaking from the cooling unit and chances are will need replacing click here.
Thanks. Keep updated for any more query. You can rate this solution and show your appreciation.

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