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RV fridge wont cool and I hear a gurgling noise.

Fridge wont cool and I hear a gurgling noise. Someone told me to take it out and turn it upside down for the night and put it back in. Anyone heard of this???? Both propane burner and electric element come on and make the amonia gurgle but it does not get cold????? Help

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The recall has nothing to do with your fridge not working. Your cooling unit has gone bad. And yes you can get a new fridge for a few hundred more than a new cooling unit. And sooner or later PPL motorhomes will run out of their cheap stock. The fridges they have are out of production. I know I am a Dometic dealer.

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SOURCE: unit has stopped cooling and freezing also making gurgling noise

it sounds like the frezzer fan stoped and what your hereing is the freon coming in

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I also had the same Model Make. I removed my fridge and placed it upside down, occasionally shaking fridge within a 24 hr period. This seemed to re-mix the ammonia solution and the fridge is working.
This may work for you but look for yellow stains if you see any your fridge is leaking and would require repair.

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It sounds like your cooling unit is going out. Here's a couple of things to check. Do you smell any ammonia when you open either one of the doors? When you look at the rear of the fridge, do you see anything that looks like rusty water that has run down any of the metal tubes and dried up? If the answer to either one of these is "yes", then youll need to start looking for a new fridge or replace the cooling unit on the one that you have.

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