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Old 07-17-2019, 05:13 PM   #1
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how do you deal with the heat generated by the re fridge. The heat inside the trailer is really noticeable. The enclosure of the re fridge is also the counter where I store items on. the counter will melt a chocolate bar if I leave it on the counter. I usually just double up a towel and lay it on the counter to to insulate from the heat.

Any fixes out there?
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I hope this blog post will be of some help.

https://lookmomimcamping.blogspot.co...nsulation.html
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Thanks Profdant139, I was thinking along the same line as your post. I will follow your lead and let you know how things work out..
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I added a fan in the upper fridge vent. It's a small squirrel cage fan that works wonders. The fridge gets cold quickly and there's no heat inside. The down side is it's 110 volt so only available during hookup. But it works well since we always have hookups.
There's also a small 12v fan back there too but it's not as efficient.

The first pic is looking under it as it's running and the second picture is the discharge behind the vent cover.
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I would look into the minimum install clearances from the manufacture then pull the refrigerator and using rigid insulation panels, insulate the surrounding area. This will not only reduce heat transfer to the interior but (if done right) also improve air airflow resulting in a more efficient refrigerator.
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