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Dometic fridge amonia smell.

I have a1990 refrigerator that has been working just fine and now it was sitting parked but running and I opened it to confirm operation before a camping trip and it had a very strong amonia smell that was burning my eyes when I opened the fridge door. The temp inside is 75 deg. I can hear and see the flame from the gas and I can hear the clicking when on AC. What is wrong, can it be fixed or is it time to replace it and if so, what brand and model is the best and hpefully not too expensive?

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  • chazylake157 Sep 04, 2008

    Interesting, I had the same thing happen to a camper fridge that is about 1993. Guess it 's time to just get a new one if it cost that much to fix.




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It is simply a bad cooling unit and that particular piece needs replacing.
I can chose to repair it for around $460 or replace it for about $960.

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