Thetford Fridge

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  1. peter marshall

    peter marshall

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    Here's one to test you, it's a bit long winded so I will try and keep it as short as I can :Sad:.
    We have the Thetford with a seperate freezer compartment with the automatic change over system between 12v gas and mains, while we was in Spain for 3 month it started to act up.
    It has a blue light which is static when all ok :thumb:, and flashes when not and a spanner shows on the lcd display with a number of the error (most of which say see the dealer :Doh:) first of all the light went off but the fridge was still working ok :Eek!:, then it came back on after about 2 weeks for a short while then went of again, on the way back through Spain to the ferry we stopped for 2 nights at haro, there the fridge stopped working, the blue light was on and no spanner showing but not working :Sad:, since we have been home it is now working as it should be ie cold fridge, freezing freezer and a static blue light, I made arrangments to take it to the dealers but cancelled it because all they will do is plug in and tell me it's working:shout:, any ideas will be much appreciated :Smile:. Pete
     
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    could be a glitch on the PCB.
    not sure how the pcb is connected but if by multi pin type connecter it may have worked loose with vibration and just need firmly pushing back in.
     
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    could it be spanish mains by chance???
     
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    Could be any one of the above,personally I would go along the lines of Spanish campsite electricity. Do you use a polarity tester by any chance whilst abroad, some sensitive electrical devices don't like having there polarity the wrong way round and its very easily done with European two pin plugs.
     
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    Hi Andy
    We also tried it on gas while in Spain still didn't work. Pete
     
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    Hi Snowbird
    Yes we do us a polarity tester, we also tried it on gas while we were in Spain. Pete
     
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