Fridge not working on EHU

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  1. lesleyjean

    lesleyjean Funster

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    My fridge is not working on electric hook up here in Marjal :cry:

    Can I switch my fridge to battery power when on electric hook up?

    Or will I ruin my leisure batteries?

    Cheers

    Lesley

     
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    Have you checked your circuit breakers?
     
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    lesleyjean Funster

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    What's a circuit breaker.

    Everything else works on EHU

    Lesley
     
  4. dave newell lvs

    dave newell lvs Trader-Vehicle Services

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    Why not run it on gas?

    D.
     
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    Stephen & Jeannie Read Only Funster

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    Go bang on JJ's door, he knows all about fridges !!:thumb:

    p.s. Ignore the cries of pain and passion that may emanate from within !!! Just a front methinks !:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    We have never managed to get it to work on gas as the ignition continually flashes and does not stop, but without igniting the gas.
     
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    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Battery power on a 3 way fridge is normally only for power from the starter battery when the engine is running so doesn't work when you are pitched.
     
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    lesleyjean Funster

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    I now have a new "SUPERHERO"

    Chris Green

    He just turned up and spent a long time getting my fridge to work.

    What a Superhero.:loveyou::loveyou:

    Lesley
     
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    Lesley,
    For the benefit of thsoe who have yet to have their fridge go kaput could you tell us what the problem was and how your knight in shining armour, or rather shabby jeans, fixed it and does it now work on gas too?

    Glad it is now working?

    Norman
     
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    Update on lesle's fridge the fridge will not work on lecky and the gas ignighter is not working,I managed to clean the jacobs burner out and light it manually so the problem is still there but with a lack of tools I cannot investergate further?
    Although the fridge is now working on gas:thumb:
     
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    Look here Mr Green...

    Fixing Funster's fridges is MY job...

    Some people!

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Just asking, to "store up" for if it ever happens to me but,, doesn't the Peizo electric lighter have a battery in it ? ?
    .Mitch.
     
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    Full timing in the van
    some one said you where not available and that you had your hands full at that time:Blush::Blush:
     
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    You did it for me, JJ :Wink::Wink:
     
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    now that is dedication Chris......flying all the way to Marjal just to sort out Leslie's fridge.
    :thumb:
     
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    dependant on model, the ignitor on fridges is either piezo crystal, so push button or 12v with a capacitor. Not seen a built in fridge that takes batteries like some gas fires do
     
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    Latest update on Lesley and Alan's fridge...

    Not "working" although the burner is burning so my apprentice, Mr Green (The Generator Man aka The Sausage and Bacon Smuggler)) suspects the liquid/gas has leaked out as it appears there is no cooling occuring despite running for a few hours...

    As the "expert" :)Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:) I tend to agree with him... :Wink:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    So dose that mean they been gassed:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    only one final thing to try before total replacement. Turn the fridge upside and leave it for half an hour then try again. Good luck (oh you could pop across to morocco and let then fix it with a band aid and camel fart.
    Really cheap repairs there I'm told).:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Good thinking Roger but as the fridge was working on the way down a couple of days ago we don't think it is that...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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