Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Mablethorpe Lincolnshire
My Motorhome: Autocruise Startrail
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Fridge Vent Covers
Fridge vent covers, the type that you remove the fridge vents, insert the covers then replace the vents.
Are these supposed to be for when your van is in storage in the winter to keep out creepy crawlies only OR as I have been using then, in winter but whilst we are in the van to reduce any draughts that may come through the aperture around the fridge.
As it has now started to warm up, our Truma combi, has on two occasions, stopped running, where normally it will just run and run till the cows come home.
Some time ago I had Swift relocate the thermostat for the boiler because it was almost on the floor next to the entrance door. Truma stated they instruct Swift to fit all their thermostats at at least head height, so Swift moved it for me (after some argy bargy).
With the vent covers in place, I found that inside where the fridge rear fins are, had got reasonably hot, so I removed both of them, as the chipboard panel where the thermostat reader is, was quite warm. Turned off the boiler for approx. 15 mins, turned it back on and hey presto the boiler started up.
Lol so back to my original question - Fridge vent covers, are they just to be used in storage ?
Wife: Have you got a fiver ? Me: £4 ? what do you want £3 for ?
Here's £2, bring me the change !