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Old 04-09-2014, 12:43 PM   #11
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If you read post #1, you will find that I first lit the stove burners and ran the furnace before turning to the fridge.
In any event, the only thing that changed, to enable lighting the fridge on propane was that shore power was unplugged. When AC was absent the lamp for lighting started flashing.
Fridge is very cold this morning.
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Old 04-09-2014, 05:18 PM   #12
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I agree that it isn't a lack of gas problem; but still have no idea why simply unplugging shore power would start the ignitor. The wiring diagram for the refrigerator shows no connection between the 120v & 12v systems other than they both have separate sections of the multi pole switch.

Now, if you changed the position of the gas/electric dial at the same time, I'd still suspect a problem with the switch. It is a multi pole stack of switches and one section could be loose or intermitent. If it was me, I'd keep an eye on the switch.
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Old 04-09-2014, 05:21 PM   #13
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I've shut down the fridge, so I'll connect the shore power and see what happens when I try to start on propane.
Is there a pic of that switch in the manual that I would recognize when I was looking at it?
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Dometic seems to have a number of different manuals, but the one I received with the trailer shows the schematic for the RM2510 on page 17.
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Old 04-09-2014, 05:26 PM   #15
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Connected to shore power. Turned to gas.
Light started blinking.
So, it appears the *&*blinking switch is the issue.
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GOOD GRIEF JON!!
That schematic might as well be Greek, cause it's Geek to me.
Do you have any idea where that switch is?
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Don't quote me, but I believe you have to pull the refrigerator to get to the switch. It is behind the dial used to switch between gas & electric, but I don't think you can get to it from the outside access. Hope I'm wrong!
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Old 04-09-2014, 09:44 PM   #18
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I'm just gonna play with it over the next few days. Turn it on and off. Those controls are not in a good location, being at the bottom of the fridge where liquids can leak onto them. I'm told the controls have been moved to the top of newer models.
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Sometimes when it comes to safety, gas, or electrical issues, I let the pros handle it.

Just sayin....
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I asked Dometic for advice and they said, "take it to a service centre". Anyway, I've been able to switch to gas and have the lamp flash several times. Lights up after only four flashes.
I think the switch just needed waking up after a winter slumber.
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