Dometic Fridge Freezer

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  1. big map

    big map Funster Life Member

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    Our Fridge freezer has stopped working, we need to replace quickly or there will be no chilled wine or beer for our holiday next week. We need to find somewhere with a dometic 8555 in stock any help would be appreciated.
     
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    Bumping this for emergency purposes.

    No cool wine or beer is worse than a reversing camera packing up.

    Good luck.
     
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    I guess you have ruled out trying to get it repaired? You could trying ringing them directly and see if they can find one for you: http://www.dometic.co.uk/service/contact/
    They are just up the road from you!
     
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    Have you had problem diagnosed by dometic engineer?
     
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    No but hubby phoned one and went through it. It's stopped working on gas, battery and electric, the burners working, the 110 working but there is no circulation due to leakage of ammonia diagnosed by crystallised yellow powder round the boiler tube.
     
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    We had the same problem ..try Jacksons Leisure they do keep stock not just fridges to order in

    For our needs they were very helpful and efficient and fridge delivered next day

    Kath
     
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    try magnum motorhomes grimsby
     
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    Jacksons say 3-5 days delivery £1275 Ouch!
     
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    Ice cold wine - priceless
     
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    rather than a new fridge, you can get a new cooling unit ..
     
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    None available in the UK. $550 and then possibly some customs tax. :(
     
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    None in stock and only one in Germany and will take 3 weeks to get here (n)
     
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    Very very helpful and honest staff member who said that it would be 20 working days to import from Germany :(
     
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    I think you had better buy a new van(y)
     
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    Excuse my ignorance but would it not be possible to get in touch with a refrigeration engineer and get the pipe repaired and the unit re-gassed?
     
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    I think you may be right :)
     
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    Not possible to re gas 3 way fridges, once the ammonia's gone the unit is kaput and very expensive.
     
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    @big map .....ouch ....seems like your holiday calamitys are starting early this year;) :cry:

    Seriously though, hope you get sorted before the off and that this is the only thing(y).....is DBK suggestion an option, just to get you through?
     
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    Our cooling unit was also obsolete so had no choice other than a new fridge but found anywhere that was cheaper had to order in .. so we had next day delivery , the driver even helped us to get the new fridge into the van which was a great help
    Hope you get sorted soon
     
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