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Hello, I have a Thetford N150 Fridge/freezer fitted in the

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Hello, I have a Thetford N150 Fridge/freezer fitted in the motorhome. When I try to start the fridge on gas the auto-start fires it up it works for the duration of the clicking start (about 30 seconds) as soon as the clicking start stops the flames go out and the gas stops. However the fridge works fine on both electric and battery. What can I do to sort this?
Thanks, Malcolm.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Michael replied 3 years ago.

Hi good morning,
Sorry to hear that.
That problem is a bad thermocouple.
Its a device that senses there is indeed fire, but in your case it is no longer sensing the flame, so as soon as the clicking stops, the fire will be turned off. Its a safety device.
So that there can never be just un burnt gas flowing into the unit.
If your handy and have a few tools I can help you replace that part and locate the best source for it. Please let me know what you would like to do?
I will stick with you until this is fixed but since this may take some time, if you will rate my service in a positive fashion thus far before you close this page, the system will allow me to schedule free follow ups with you and also ensure your question will NOT close or time out;-)
You will then be able to contact me at anytime at no additional cost until we have this fixed for you.

Thank you
Tech Michael

Expert:  Michael replied 3 years ago.
Hi Malcolm,
Please don't forget to rate so I can stick with you at no additional cost, also the rating wont cost you anything ;-)
Have a great day!
Tech Michael