Replacing Fridge Vent & Surround

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  1. RitaG

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    We are having to replace our fridge vent and surround as we stupidly left the winter cover on and used it on gas for a whole weekend.

    We have the replacement parts but need some advice on which sealant/adhesive to use so would welcome any suggestions.
     
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    Are you saying that it overheated the vent and surround?

    Anyway I would say put it back on with a non setting mastic which I imagine the original one will be on with when you remove it, the easiest to use is the mastic tape but either will do.

    Martin
     
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    We've had our fridge on gas with the vents on many times and not had a problem, what happened?
     
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    Not sure why it happened but the grille is distorted at the top right hand corner and the surround is also distorted on the same place. Should have taken a picture of it before posting it but the van is in storage so not always accessible.
     
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    Sounds like the top of your flue is directed the wrong way . Should be fine with covers on they still allow air flow
     
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    We won't be able to get to the storage before Thursday afternoon when we are going to Newbury. I'll take a photo and post it so that you can see. Thanks for your replies.
     
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