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Old 04-30-2018, 03:52 PM   #1
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Dometic Replacement Cooling Unit

For your information, an Amish company makes replacement cooling units for Dometic refrigerators. From what I read, they are constructed to a higher standard than OEM, and they are highly recommended by many people who publish on the Internet. These may be an option for those who have Dometic refrigerators with poorly functioning cooling units, or cooling units that are broken and out of warranty.

Here's a link to the supplier if you're interested:

Home | JC Refrigeration
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For your information, an Amish company makes replacement cooling units for Dometic refrigerators.
I hear they offer delivery by horse and buggy.
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You also get to keep the horse. Secretariat runs on a treadmill that powers a generator that runs the refrigerator, and at her age, she doesn't eat much hay. It's a turn-key operation.
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I hear they offer delivery by horse and buggy.
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You also get to keep the horse. Secretariat runs on a treadmill that powers a generator that runs the refrigerator, and at her age, she doesn't eat much hay. It's a turn-key operation.
HE doesn't eat much for certain. Secretariat died in 1989...
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For your information, an Amish company makes replacement cooling units for Dometic refrigerators. From what I read, they are constructed to a higher standard than OEM, and they are highly recommended by many people who publish on the Internet. These may be an option for those who have Dometic refrigerators with poorly functioning cooling units, or cooling units that are broken and out of warranty.

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I talked to these folks a while back. As we had a number of folks interested in upgrades they were willing to build them for us, but, they need an RM*8*** to design one from and can't find one to use. Hence they have nothing to help us, unless one of you want to let them use yours.
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They currently make a unit for the 2663, the refrigerator that is now provided in the 21 and others. Here’s what JR wrote:

“Yes we do make the cooling system for the 2663, we offer gas/ elect unit or and compressor unit that converts your existing fridge to a residential, call me for more info……….. the cost is $650 free shipping to your door.”
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Are people having problems with the Americana now?
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My cooling unit went out, and I know another one in a 5.0 picked up in December went out also. They may be flukes. Since the serial numbers on those two refrigerators only differed by 4, I’m assuming Dometic was just having a bad day on the assembly line.
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I believe all days are bad days at Dometic.
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