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Old 08-24-2014, 12:56 PM   #41
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With the exhaust fan running since we insulated the door yesterday and all the windows closed. We have so far maintained temperture and I can not feel any cold air leakage. I have our freezer removed so we are setting at 30 degrees on 5 bars. Outside temp yesterday was 93. From 11:30 am to 9:00 pm yesterday in the heat of the day the fridge dropped from 88 to 38 running on 120 volt. I do have our interior axial fan running. I opened the door a couple times after getting it cooled down and drove the temp up 3-4 degrees and it seems to recover good.

Today is only suppose to get to 88 but I will let it continue to run and see what it does. Its not going to get over 90 degrees again in the forecast so don't know if I will be able to really test it with the freezer installed.

And no condensation on the door.

Time will tell.
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Old 08-24-2014, 01:20 PM   #42
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Good work, gentlemen! Just did a candle test on my 4.3.
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Old 08-24-2014, 01:32 PM   #43
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Maybe someone can give the fan and baffle suppliers a run for their money and produce an insulation kit.
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Good work, gentlemen! Just did a candle test on my 4.3.
Looks like it flunked the test Myron.
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Old 08-24-2014, 02:15 PM   #45
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Just to be safe, I checked page 22 of the owners manual, then followed instructions, removed door snap-in trim on latch side, removed decor panel exposing the draft source.

Garage search turned up left-over roll of Weatherstrip Window Seal (Home Depot). For good measure, added self-adhesive rubber pipe insulation tape also found in garage. I have ended the draft.
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Old 08-24-2014, 02:20 PM   #46
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Not sure I understand the candle test. They are not in the same position, relative to the latch.
If there is no draft, shouldn't the flame be steady in the second pic? I can hardly see it.
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You say that because you've never been drafted.
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"I believe the AC unit is a closed system and only draws and cools interior air."

That's correct, as in this basic drawing. Air is pulled from inside and returned to inside.
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"I believe the AC unit is a closed system and only draws and cools interior air."

That's correct, as in this basic drawing. Air is pulled from inside and returned to inside.
Assuming that the A/C has no leaks. I don't have one; are they made by Dometic?
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