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Old 04-09-2015, 01:20 PM   #1
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Norcold recall and settlement....

Supposedly they are having 3-5 fires each week.
makes Dometic looking good.
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That would be scary .......
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Supposedly they are having 3-5 fires each week.
makes Dometic looking good.
Here's one written by a Law Firm. Lots more if you search RV refrigerator lawsuits ... RV refrigerator Recalls ... etc.

Dometic/Norcold Refrigerator Recall | RV Fire Lawsuit Attorney

Dometic and Norcold have recalled several models of refrigerators due to the risk of fire. These defective refrigerators were installed in travel trailers, motor homes, RV's, 5th wheel trailers, luxury recreational vehicles, fifth wheelers, horse trailers and other conversion vehicles manufactured between June 1, 2003 and April 30, 2007.
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This video was made in Jan 2015 and he mentions Norcold models from 2002 thru 2013 years.
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And Dometic's has expanded too 1997 - 2006. This is not good news.


Dometic Recall Information




UPDATE: Dometic Voluntarily Expands Refrigerator Recall

Dometic expanded its recall on a population of two-door refrigerators. The original recall included some two-door refrigerators manufactured between April 1997 and May 2003.

The expansion of the recall focuses on models manufactured between June 2003 and September 2006.
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Supposedly they are having 3-5 fires each week.
makes Dometic looking good.
We had a 2007 5th wheel with a Dometic refrigerator that got recalled "due to fire hazard". Our 2010 5th wheel had a Norcold refrigerator which also got recalled "due to fire hazard". With in a month the recall got recalled!

We fulltimed in both of these 5th wheels and had far more trouble with the Norcold that the Dometic.

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We have had Dometic refrigerators in our last four RV's and never had any trouble.

Pass this on to your friends that might have a model listed in the .pdf. More frigs were added to 2006 but are not listed on this document.

http://www.norcalaca.com/rvdocs/Tech...eticRecall.pdf

Large Scale Dometic Refrigerator Recall Announced:
Dometic Corporation is in the process of issuing recalls for over 900,000 RV refrigerators. The problem, a
potential fire hazard, affects many refrigerators manufactured between 1997 and 2003. The following is

excerpted from the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration s website at
www.nhtsa.gov.
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Best advice is to avoid not to buy a used, older SOB rv with either model. I have not heard of any fiberglass fires caused by these refers.
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Best advice is to avoid not to buy a used, older SOB rv with either model. I have not heard of any fiberglass fires caused by these refers.
You can save a lot of money by taking it in and having the free recall done 😀

My local RV shop says it will still work better then the new ones like we have. They have one to sell me but it won't fit through our door. Many trailers loaded the frig through the rear windows but our 19's windows are too small too.
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