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A gas fridge in a camper is not cooling. i've taken it out

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a gas fridge in a camper is not cooling. i've taken it out because i thought the flame was weak. anyway the flame seems ok. whats the next step
JA: What's the brand and model of your fridge? How old is it?
Customer: electrolux RM2280 26 years a 93 camper
JA: How long has this been going on with your Electrolux refrigerator? What have you tried so far?
Customer: only this year , tried nothing but took it out
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: gas flame seems fine it lowers up and down as you adjust it
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Can you operate it on mains?
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
it has that facility but i never used it because we dont generaly go to sites
12v?
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
but again never used it ,, sorry
You may want to try it on one those. It will help barrow the problem down further.The way these work is a chemical reaction that occurs when you heat up ammonia. There’s a flame, and element that are used to accomplish this.
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Have you given the burner compartment a good cleaning? Also what type of gas are you using
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
no , how to clean it. propane
Just with a shop vacuum
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
thanks a mill I'll try the mains and 12 V and a good clean.
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