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Old 05-17-2016, 10:21 PM
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Something I noticed on our trailer fridge, is that the inside of the trailer smelled like chlorine last time after our little camping trip. The fridge was off(gas off) but I left the fridge door closed until I got home. The odor disappeared after the fridge door was left open and the trailer was aired out.

It smelled just like the fumes from combining nitric acid and hydrochloric acid.
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Thats kinda odd...what were you eating?
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That wasn't the response I expected.
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...... if I wind up keeping this RV.......
After all the work you've done I can't believe I'm reading this. Unless there's something ugly lurking (rotten wood, for example).
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I agree...seems the issue is the thickness (or lack of) of the tubes. There are a few places along with the Amish ones that offer the thicker copper tubes.
The absorbtions do work well and use minimal propane...but don't they have a maximum amount they will cool? (differential)?
I don't think so, ammonia or isopentane is what is used in Air Separation Units because it works so much better than any regular refrigerant, (plus is usually made in the facility) but the coils are considered a coded vessel requiring 1.5X pressure test certs, as well as 100% xray. Our fridge is cold weather on propane or 120vac. Many very large chillers are Ammonia as well.
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Something I noticed on our trailer fridge, is that the inside of the trailer smelled like chlorine last time after our little camping trip. The fridge was off(gas off) but I left the fridge door closed until I got home. The odor disappeared after the fridge door was left open and the trailer was aired out.

It smelled just like the fumes from combining nitric acid and hydrochloric acid.
You can use Litmus Paper around the tubes and condenser ( you need to remove some insulation) to check for a leak if you just want to be sure. RV service guy showed me how to do it before resetting the thermocouple relay.
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You can use Litmus Paper around the tubes and condenser ( you need to remove some insulation) to check for a leak if you just want to be sure. RV service guy showed me how to do it before resetting the thermocouple relay.
Thank you. I'm assuming the pH would be high if there is a leak?
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Old 05-18-2016, 08:19 PM
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If Ammonia is present it will turn the paper blue, but the paper needs to be wet.
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After all the work you've done I can't believe I'm reading this. Unless there's something ugly lurking (rotten wood, for example).
Nothing rotten lurking. It's like anything else...I just never seem to have the time to use stuff....which was the main reason I didn't go with a more expensive unit.

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I don't think so, ammonia or isopentane is what is used in Air Separation Units because it works so much better than any regular refrigerant, (plus is usually made in the facility) but the coils are considered a coded vessel requiring 1.5X pressure test certs, as well as 100% xray. Our fridge is cold weather on propane or 120vac. Many very large chillers are Ammonia as well.
Yeah, not sure where I got that from, maybe thinking the Koolatron type units that only have a fixed differential.
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Spent the day cleaning, didn't get much more done than the dash area, it was pretty grimey.

Austin will probably shit, but that Mr. Clean magic erasor worked amazingly well.

I have to pull the knobs off and clean them.

Should have taken pics of what it looked like before.







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