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A couple of experienced based points.

You can buy a new thermocouple, I've had to for 3 fridges now, one had to be a universal type for a domestic gas fire as none could be found, but it worked fine as the same principals are involved IE minor current from heating.

I'd not advise poking any normal brass jets of course but the fridge ones I've seen are made of steel, well they do rust anyhow, I would advise the use of a bristle from a brush.
I used one strand of a small diameter stranded copper wire being careful not to force it. The jet seems to be stainless steel.

So the themocouple would be where, inside the fridge where it can measure the temperature?? How is the temperature regulated, considering there are three sources of heat. Or are you just talking about the thermocouple that lets the ignighter know the fire is lit.
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If your fridge is now operating successfully on gas, the thermocouple is fine, no need to touch.

Your thermocouple is the device that maintains a healthy supply of gas to your fridge, there is a separate gas supply that keeps it operating, if that supply fails it automatically cuts off the main supply to the fridge. It must be kept within the flame of its own gas supply to operate successfully.

Depending on your model, your fridge will have either, two or three settings. Low and High or Low Medium & High.

On 240V your fridge works on a thermostat controlled by the knob on the front of the fridge. 1 – Low to 6 – High, the coldest the setting.

On 12v the fridge is on with no control whatsoever.
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3,9 Deg C this morning so I can´t ask for more. It went up to 4,7 after I opened it and closed, but it is hot here and I will expect that it would go up more as the day goes on, but I turned it off, waiting for the next trip.

Control wise it has a knob for the 230 and gas, with numbers. I still wonder how it actually controls the temperature.
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I used one strand of a small diameter stranded copper wire being careful not to force it. The jet seems to be stainless steel.

So the themocouple would be where, inside the fridge where it can measure the temperature?? How is the temperature regulated, considering there are three sources of heat. Or are you just talking about the thermocouple that lets the ignighter know the fire is lit.
Yes, I was meaning the latter
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