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Re: Dometic Fridge by BUBBA THE BUS TECH
Post New Message I am going to make some guesses.

1st You have an inverter system in your bus
2nd You have your fridge set on "Auto"
3rd You are not plugged into shore power, relying on a generator or solar panels to charge your batteries.

So one your House batteries are dead it will take 72 to 96 Hours to charge to 90%. The electronic system on the wall is not accurate and can be fooled by a Phenomen called a surface charge that occures within and hour or two of begining to charge a battery.

If the Fridge is set to "AUTO": If there is 120 volt power available from your inverter it will draw about 25 to 30 amps 12 volt to power the inverter. Even a large fully charged battery pack will die in less than 24 hours under that load.

Once the battery gets down to about 11 volts the electronic control board on the Fridge, Water heater, and Furnace can no longer operate and the Fridge goes to "Check".

This also about the time the inverter alarm goes off.

This sound correct so far?

The cure: Push the LP button on the fridge (make sure you have propane to burn) and then charge the battery completely. On a fully charged battery the fridge should run 4 days to a month depending on what battery pack you have.

Good Luck
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Post New MessageDometic Fridge Bernice Oulds 9-14-15  
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