Fridge not working on mains

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  1. jezport

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    Have you tested that mains is getting to the element with a meter.
    Test at the back of the elememt side of the plug as these plugs can also cause loss of mains, its not always the element.
    Our last van we cut the plug off and fitted a choc block connector and solved the problem, the plug was sparking.
     
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    Keep up! Post number three in the thread:

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    It didn't mention to test after the connector plug which is the weakest point. Not the terminal block connection.
     
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    My element is connected directly to the terminal block and there is no plug between that and the element. As per the e-bay example I posted earlier.

    Ian
     
  5. Duck Truck

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    Hi all
    Two things the pic is great
    EXCEPT
    I don't know what I am looking at
    or for
    Secondly
    The switch for mains is on a rotary switch which goes 240v then gas then 12v
    I took the front off and the wiring vanishes behind a large
    plastic box on top of the fridge without removing the fridge i can't see behind it for the 240v connections

    I soooo wish I had taken pics when i removed it the last time
    it was a bit fo a fandangle
     
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    @Duck Truck
    If you’re not sure what you’re looking for perhaps you should consider getting someone else to resolve this for you.

    The connections that we have all been referring to are at the back of the fridge. They will be visible behind the lower external vents.

    Ian
     
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  7. Duck Truck

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    Hi Ian
    I am pretty good at fixing stuff
    I simply meant
    from the pic it was difficult to see which part was being referred to
    cheers mate
     
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