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Fridge not working on 12v

Post by workshop05 on Mon Apr 06, 2015 6:50 pm

HI ALL.
My electrolux fridge wont work on 12v. on my Symphony.
The switch doesn't illuminate.
I am not quite sure how the control panel above the back doors work. I may not have it switched correctly
Any help would great. 
Thanks, Keith. confused3
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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by Paulmold on Mon Apr 06, 2015 6:55 pm

Very common fault on these is the fuse hanging somewhere around the engine battery (12v fridge operation only works while engine running). You should find two fuses hanging in holders, one is for fridge the other for split charger. They get badly corroded by water running from scuttle. Contacts may need cleaning or fuse holder replacing.

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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by chrisvesey on Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:00 pm

Hi,
The electric panel above the doors does not control the fridge. With the engine running the swit h light should operate. There are plug in relays under the seat one of which operates the fridge when the engine runs, there are also a pair of blade fuses to check. If all of this is OK then its time to get the test meter out,
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Paul beat me to it
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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by Peter Brown on Mon Apr 06, 2015 7:21 pm

Its been hinted about above. The fridge only operates on 12v when the engine is running.

Peter


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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by jollywalker on Mon Apr 06, 2015 8:18 pm

In my Duetto the fridge 12v light does not illuminate, but it still works when driving, so don't assume because the light does not come on that the fridge will not work.
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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by Denking on Tue Apr 07, 2015 6:04 am

google it stating your vehicle model?year  problem etc
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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by roger m fox on Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:16 pm

Hi there . can anybody tell me where I can get a fuse holder which sits above   engine battery. which works the 12v fridge as its melted for some reason I don't know why . Its a peougeo boxer  symphony.Thank You .
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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by Paulmold on Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:37 pm

EBay....they clip together so get two and replace the other one before that melts or corrodes - very common problem


http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/In-line-Automotive-Blade-Fuse-Holder-Cover-With-Mounting-Plate-/331467115283?hash=item4d2cfacb13

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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by Dutto on Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:39 pm

roger m fox wrote:Hi there . can anybody tell me where I can get a fuse holder which sits above   engine battery. which works the 12v fridge as its melted for some reason I don't know why . Its a peougeo boxer  symphony.Thank You .
Hi there,

Take your pick ....

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_0_11/276-2342554-2830935?url=search-alias%3Dautomotive&field-keywords=fuse+holder&sprefix=fuse+holder%2Caps%2C178

However, BEFORE you fit a new one you should definitely:

1.  Find out EXACTLY what melted the original and REPAIR IT.

2.  Buy TWO replacements in case you don't repair it properly.

Hope this helps. allthumbz

Best regards,
drinksallround

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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by roger m fox on Mon Aug 10, 2015 5:58 pm

What can I say thank you so much to all you lovely campers for your help , ive just bought 2 clip on fuse holders from ebay , I will let you know howe I get on when they arrive . THANK YOU  all .ROGER. up!
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Re: Fridge not working on 12v

Post by roger m fox on Mon Sep 21, 2015 3:46 pm

Hi there thought ide better update , I put  2 new fuses in  but fridge fuse burnt out again looked under drivers seat and noticed earth wire very loose so fixed now all working good .Thank you all .Roger up!
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