. Dometic Air Conditioner Problems . I hope some attorney takes on this case they have recall 9000000 refridgators. A safety related defect has been identified for Atwood models OD045, OD050, and OD050CW On Demand Water Heaters that are sold in RV OEM, RV aftermarket, Retail/Wholesale outlets, and online. My insurance covered some of the expenses but not enough to buy another trailer. $81.97 $ 81. They (Dometic) are spending a huge amount of money, in trying to insure the units, already in the field, are safe, and have redesigned the two door units (the DM models) to prevent future problems, but with any man made produsts, things happen. Hi Unhappy, We love it. Fri, 22nd Jun 2007 2:27 pm, Edda Lichtenberger on I’m only 170 pounds but it smells if I ever sit on it like a seat. Sat, 18th Feb 2012 7:57 pm. Dometic Rv Air Conditioner Troubleshooting . that if the refrigerator developed this leak after the warranty period, it would not be go bad this quick? June 2nd, 2008 at 8:21 pm “Hi Cris Sounds great if it was only true, but these units are “package units” and the leaks are not the fault of installation.The water could be, but not the freon leak which is the main complaint.” In all fairness took Dometic, Sealand is the most independent off the major Dometic brands. If anyone else had a same problem please post if enough people gripe maybe the NTHS can do something like a recall??? I couldnt see as the smoke was so thick. I can’t check to see the serial numbers to see if my unit was even covered everything was completely melted and/or burned. So when does the class action law suit begin? These include air filters, air distribution components, defrosters, auxiliary heat modules, relays, … Is their any hopes of a class action suit? Wed, 4th Aug 2010 10:32 pm, Harry Warren on Much to my surprise (not) I got a recall notice from heartland in the mail yesterday regarding the air conditioners. Dometic Air Conditioners are very dependable, and have been in business for years. it is getting hot. The service companies also are to blame because when they come out to repair a problem while under warrantty they just put a bandade fix on it. We were supposed to be in it but decided to wait until the next day. Mon, 23rd Feb 2009 10:21 pm, Cindi OKeefe on I just dont want anyone to have to go through this. Dometic Rv Air Conditioners Manuals . My husband works out of town and uses the camper as his home while on business, therefore we had to buy a new rv. One of those lousy thread jobs where the whole thing could leak out on your beautiful custom van carpet & which way could you tilt it? BUT, the competition also has the same problem. We are traveling for 6 months and Gene, I had my Dometic go out in 04, I could afford a replacement at the time and bought a small home unit at Lowes, when it went out the service personel said it was out of warrenty. Dometic Refrigerator Recall (06E-076) (08E-032) This Dometic recall involves certain two-door refrigerator model and serial numbers manufactured between … Any recommendations on another type or brand of unit that will be more reliable? just had to replace My 2005 Keystone trailer refridge at the cost of $2300 total. When doing so, follow these steps: 1. TO HELP YOU! We were planning on going to Yellowstone next week and upon checking everything out found the same orange gue running down the back of the freezer part of the fridge along with a terrible oder. Lets hope this one doesn’t burn down too!! The heating element measured at a bit over 360 watts (well over the 325 watt ± that the specs and label called for), so I replaced it. I turned the gas off at the frig and raised the temp soon. Thanks in advance. My 2006 outback brunt to ground in May 2007. dometic sent experts out who claim fire started at fridge but couldn’t figure out why. Read about it on our Web Site. http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/documentList.do?docId=06E076&docType=RCL&fromPublic=true. I don’t have $1400 to replace the fridge but need one as we are full-time rv’ers. Called them and they said yes there is a recall and to call a repair service and they would fix the refrg. To Kevin- I would go back to a service shop, they now should be able to get you a new unit no charge. Heat pump, furnace, heat strip and fan operation can continue to operate but displays the last temperature set-point. Has anyone had any luck getting a replacement part paid for? I think any lawyer defending a person that lost their rv to a fire would be sucessful in nailing Dometics for millions……I smell a class action lawsuit……. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The yellow substance was apparent at the base of the chimney. was the Dometic air conditioner. With the former, you can easily spot the problem and tend to it. Dometic they made us feel like we would be taken care of. Mon, 15th Mar 2010 8:02 pm, Joan Miller on However when I got online to purchase new bulbs for the fridge I noticed mention of the recall . Last year I purchased a beautiful 2003 Condor with only 12000 miles to live in it full time during my retirement. A couple of comments- while I’m not happy with Dometic at this time, as a business person I do understand their situation. Don’t rely on an RV salesperson to know the answers. Rv Ac Blows Warm Air . The Dometic people have turned a cold shoulder to RVer’s. I think they need to be held accountable for the repairs of the refrig whether the warranty is over or not for anyone that has the model numbers involved. New RV with Dometic a/c that was destroyed in less than 2 months. Dometic 3314851.000 Air Distribution Box w/ Manual Controls. products and customer service sucks. I posted a while back issues I was having with my air conditioner on my 2017 big horn. Needless to say, fire forensics experts came out and determined in deed it was the refrigerator. Our insurance coverd part of our lost but not enough to replace our camper. Another case of big business sticking it to the consumers. it is getting hot. Hi Deb, Pleae, we need some answers. a piece or repair them I got them both repaired for about $600. Troubleshooting Your Dometic Air Conditioner. They only notified registered owners per the e-mails I have. He had a look @ the situation & said he would get in touch with Dometic & let me know the outcome. With over 30 years experience in refrigeration, Ford RV Refrigeration Training Center, in Benton KY, has been ask to test a NEW BRAND of RV refrigerator. anyone else know someone with this problem? As for any future rv purchases, it will be based on the RV having a refrigerator other than Dometic. Only 11 left in stock - order soon. The insurance company is now walking away from the claim after telling us we were 100% covered. Hi Steve, We have a 2006 Monaco Knight with 2 AC’s. What were they thinking? for a race, they only made it two streets down when his friend noticed orange at the back of the camper, he let my husband know, saying I think your on fire! They are on the radar and more needs to be done. Honest to God, I am furious that some stupid piece of metal is their answer to a harmful, deadly fire hazard. Dometic Air Conditioners B59186.XX1C0 Brisk Air II Heat Pump 15 Roof. Recall Information. Dometic has a long history of buying other companies- DuoTherm is the first I remember- when they were bought by Dometic, they built both air conditioners and furnaces for RVs and mobile homes. The repair service finally came out and said it is only a safety part and that it would contain the fire not stop it.. From what I was told if I received the notice they would have replaced the refrig at that time (4 years ago) when I still had a warranty, but since I didn’t receive a notice and the warranty is over, sorry about my luck. Also for: B1600. I’m not really sure why the higher wattage element. we were denied just yesterday. I just got off the phone with Jawana at Dometic. “If you want your RV refrigerator fire or recall adventure to be included in this new book, go to http://www.rvrefrigeration.com and click on recalls. When I called the 888 number I was told I was out of luck because the unit was replaced outside of their “window of reimbursement” If we would have had to repair or replace the unit between August 28,2005 and March 1,2007 we would have been eligible to fill out the form for reimbursement. The Dometic tech service folks are pretty good, and I’ve found the warranty people to be quite good at bending the rules when they can, and when it is a valid complaint, but they are ruled by the accounting types who call the shots. If you go to the NHTSA site you will find they (OEMs and Dometic) did not complete the recall. I found the recall notice on line while trying to find a replacement fridge. This company needs to be put out of business before they kill someone. I own a Bluebird Wanderlodge and a Prevost Country Coach 45XL. I guess that’s at least one guarantee Dometic offers. My air conditioner has stopped working and I’ve isolated (I hopte) the problem to be in the circuit board. Our Dometic Camper air conditioners will enable you to have a cool place to come home to when you've been out of your camper in the summer heat. Please ignore my typos… wrote without my glasses. We are not hooked up to propane. one trys to start and goes right back off. A few days ago I got a call from the RV Park where my unit is parked, and was told my unit has burnt to the ground. Not insured due to a miscommunication with my insurance co. Have pictures of a black square on the outside behind the frig as it went up. How get the safty board allow this quick fit.. Dometic Brisk II 13.5K B…ftop RV Air Conditioner: Brisk II RV Air Conditioner by Dometic is powerful, lightweight, portable and very friendly to the environment in its operation. Tim >>>>>> Montana @ our lot. We are the only source for the brand-new cooling unit built by the Amish and not built by Dometic. 3.4 out of 5 stars 12. We just bought this unit preowned and the freezer is very cold the fridge so so.I willnot take the thermometer from freezer and keekp an eye on the fridge. just had refride fire in my 2006 outback. And by the way, we bought a new travel trailer and had the ratty Norcold refrigerator replaced with a Westinghouse. Al cosentino In N.H. My RV burned to the ground because of the Dometic fridge. It may cost you a little, for the service centers time, but it is worth it, in the long run. At 1 a.m. our hero dogs woke us, looked like a fire outside, my husband opened the door in our Tahoe fifth wheel and the whole thing was already on fire, engulfed. I have to say that this isn’t a widespread problem- with any system or appliance, problems can happen, but the design is theoretically such that a problem like this will not cause the whole rig to burn down. Sun, 21st Nov 2010 2:54 am, garret lebois on Very dissatisfied. Dometic had to pay my insurance for the damages. They have denied reimbursement because of the recall.. That should be of the utmost importance. @Laurie, I lost my 2004 trailer in June 2007 due to the problem with the refrigerator. The Thursday before the fire we had shut it off as it wasnt working and we smelled ammonia. Where do I sign? I also notice that on cleaning the seal & tightening the closer, that if you tighten it too much —it slips back a thread. I have a dometic refrig involved in this recall too. I have done hundreds of the recall upgrades and have found a few that were leakers. The gas valve brackets are completely different and the gas valve bracket will NOT work. Remember, word of mouth is the best advertisement. SEEM LIKE THERE IS A DEFECT IN THESE UNITS WHICH IS BEING COVERED UP. I did not receive the recall letter. 457915, B57915, 459516, B59516, 540315, H540315, 540316, H540316, 640312, 640315 It has now stopped cooling. Hi Garret- There are Dometic products, then there are Dometic products. Dometic says unapproved usage, Camping World where I bought it says they don’t determine valid usage. Dometic provides roof, split and under-bench caravan air conditioners plus a wide selection of accessories. I told CW people what I was going to use it for – they helped me load it into my pickup – too interested in the $$$ to bother telling me the warranty would be void. Dometic.’s failure to issue a recall for this fault and CORRECT it just shows the buyers that product quality and safety is not not their primary concern. CDN$ 1,954.24 CDN$ 1,954. I am not convinced that our insurance company will even cover the trailer until this is replaced . go bad this quick? Broken ac again. Anybody with similar issues or who wants to hear our full story, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]. News provided by. anything we can do or does it need service? Breaking RV Industry News We have also had numerous Dometic Refrigerator problems and numerous upon numerous problems with the Monaco Motorcoach in general. I have 2 -13500 btu penguin dometic A/C s on my 04 monaco windsor, what a piece of crap! I also will not buy Dometic! A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here. I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM,SAME A/C MOD.#,2006 DIPLOMAT,ANYWAY TODAY I DECIDED TO GET ON TOP AND PULL BOTH A/C COVERS. User manuals, Dometic Air Conditioner Operating guides and Service manuals. On the recall list is an Authorized Dometic Service Company attached & was extremely lucky to find one in Libby MT. If we can be of assistance you may contact our office at 407-688-9800 or the web at http://www.rvinvestigations.com, T. Bailey CFI CT CMI CGC The last of these units that I replaced a cooling unit on was still just inside the warranty, so I got the cooling unit, but… when I replaced it, I ran through the steps that are required for the yearly maintenance to keep the warranty in force. Well Chris,Martin, our rv was inspected and your theory of it being an installation problem was not correct.It looks to everybody involved (our insurance and the installers) like the eletrical of the Dometic refrig. Only time will tell. 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Fri, 22nd Jun 2007 2:27 pm, Edda Lichtenberger on I’m only 170 pounds but it smells if I ever sit on it like a seat. Sat, 18th Feb 2012 7:57 pm. Dometic Rv Air Conditioner Troubleshooting . that if the refrigerator developed this leak after the warranty period, it would not be go bad this quick? June 2nd, 2008 at 8:21 pm “Hi Cris Sounds great if it was only true, but these units are “package units” and the leaks are not the fault of installation.The water could be, but not the freon leak which is the main complaint.” In all fairness took Dometic, Sealand is the most independent off the major Dometic brands. If anyone else had a same problem please post if enough people gripe maybe the NTHS can do something like a recall??? I couldnt see as the smoke was so thick. I can’t check to see the serial numbers to see if my unit was even covered everything was completely melted and/or burned. So when does the class action law suit begin? These include air filters, air distribution components, defrosters, auxiliary heat modules, relays, … Is their any hopes of a class action suit? Wed, 4th Aug 2010 10:32 pm, Harry Warren on Much to my surprise (not) I got a recall notice from heartland in the mail yesterday regarding the air conditioners. Dometic Air Conditioners are very dependable, and have been in business for years. it is getting hot. The service companies also are to blame because when they come out to repair a problem while under warrantty they just put a bandade fix on it. We were supposed to be in it but decided to wait until the next day. Mon, 23rd Feb 2009 10:21 pm, Cindi OKeefe on I just dont want anyone to have to go through this. Dometic Rv Air Conditioners Manuals . My husband works out of town and uses the camper as his home while on business, therefore we had to buy a new rv. One of those lousy thread jobs where the whole thing could leak out on your beautiful custom van carpet & which way could you tilt it? BUT, the competition also has the same problem. We are traveling for 6 months and Gene, I had my Dometic go out in 04, I could afford a replacement at the time and bought a small home unit at Lowes, when it went out the service personel said it was out of warrenty. Dometic Refrigerator Recall (06E-076) (08E-032) This Dometic recall involves certain two-door refrigerator model and serial numbers manufactured between … Any recommendations on another type or brand of unit that will be more reliable? just had to replace My 2005 Keystone trailer refridge at the cost of $2300 total. When doing so, follow these steps: 1. TO HELP YOU! We were planning on going to Yellowstone next week and upon checking everything out found the same orange gue running down the back of the freezer part of the fridge along with a terrible oder. Lets hope this one doesn’t burn down too!! The heating element measured at a bit over 360 watts (well over the 325 watt ± that the specs and label called for), so I replaced it. I turned the gas off at the frig and raised the temp soon. Thanks in advance. My 2006 outback brunt to ground in May 2007. dometic sent experts out who claim fire started at fridge but couldn’t figure out why. Read about it on our Web Site. http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/documentList.do?docId=06E076&docType=RCL&fromPublic=true. I don’t have $1400 to replace the fridge but need one as we are full-time rv’ers. Called them and they said yes there is a recall and to call a repair service and they would fix the refrg. To Kevin- I would go back to a service shop, they now should be able to get you a new unit no charge. Heat pump, furnace, heat strip and fan operation can continue to operate but displays the last temperature set-point. Has anyone had any luck getting a replacement part paid for? I think any lawyer defending a person that lost their rv to a fire would be sucessful in nailing Dometics for millions……I smell a class action lawsuit……. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The yellow substance was apparent at the base of the chimney. was the Dometic air conditioner. With the former, you can easily spot the problem and tend to it. Dometic they made us feel like we would be taken care of. Mon, 15th Mar 2010 8:02 pm, Joan Miller on However when I got online to purchase new bulbs for the fridge I noticed mention of the recall . Last year I purchased a beautiful 2003 Condor with only 12000 miles to live in it full time during my retirement. A couple of comments- while I’m not happy with Dometic at this time, as a business person I do understand their situation. Don’t rely on an RV salesperson to know the answers. Rv Ac Blows Warm Air . The Dometic people have turned a cold shoulder to RVer’s. I think they need to be held accountable for the repairs of the refrig whether the warranty is over or not for anyone that has the model numbers involved. New RV with Dometic a/c that was destroyed in less than 2 months. Dometic 3314851.000 Air Distribution Box w/ Manual Controls. products and customer service sucks. I posted a while back issues I was having with my air conditioner on my 2017 big horn. Needless to say, fire forensics experts came out and determined in deed it was the refrigerator. Our insurance coverd part of our lost but not enough to replace our camper. Another case of big business sticking it to the consumers. it is getting hot. Hi Deb, Pleae, we need some answers. a piece or repair them I got them both repaired for about $600. Troubleshooting Your Dometic Air Conditioner. They only notified registered owners per the e-mails I have. He had a look @ the situation & said he would get in touch with Dometic & let me know the outcome. With over 30 years experience in refrigeration, Ford RV Refrigeration Training Center, in Benton KY, has been ask to test a NEW BRAND of RV refrigerator. anyone else know someone with this problem? As for any future rv purchases, it will be based on the RV having a refrigerator other than Dometic. Only 11 left in stock - order soon. The insurance company is now walking away from the claim after telling us we were 100% covered. Hi Steve, We have a 2006 Monaco Knight with 2 AC’s. What were they thinking? for a race, they only made it two streets down when his friend noticed orange at the back of the camper, he let my husband know, saying I think your on fire! They are on the radar and more needs to be done. Honest to God, I am furious that some stupid piece of metal is their answer to a harmful, deadly fire hazard. Dometic Air Conditioners B59186.XX1C0 Brisk Air II Heat Pump 15 Roof. Recall Information. Dometic has a long history of buying other companies- DuoTherm is the first I remember- when they were bought by Dometic, they built both air conditioners and furnaces for RVs and mobile homes. The repair service finally came out and said it is only a safety part and that it would contain the fire not stop it.. From what I was told if I received the notice they would have replaced the refrig at that time (4 years ago) when I still had a warranty, but since I didn’t receive a notice and the warranty is over, sorry about my luck. Also for: B1600. I’m not really sure why the higher wattage element. we were denied just yesterday. I just got off the phone with Jawana at Dometic. “If you want your RV refrigerator fire or recall adventure to be included in this new book, go to http://www.rvrefrigeration.com and click on recalls. When I called the 888 number I was told I was out of luck because the unit was replaced outside of their “window of reimbursement” If we would have had to repair or replace the unit between August 28,2005 and March 1,2007 we would have been eligible to fill out the form for reimbursement. The Dometic tech service folks are pretty good, and I’ve found the warranty people to be quite good at bending the rules when they can, and when it is a valid complaint, but they are ruled by the accounting types who call the shots. If you go to the NHTSA site you will find they (OEMs and Dometic) did not complete the recall. I found the recall notice on line while trying to find a replacement fridge. This company needs to be put out of business before they kill someone. I own a Bluebird Wanderlodge and a Prevost Country Coach 45XL. I guess that’s at least one guarantee Dometic offers. My air conditioner has stopped working and I’ve isolated (I hopte) the problem to be in the circuit board. Our Dometic Camper air conditioners will enable you to have a cool place to come home to when you've been out of your camper in the summer heat. Please ignore my typos… wrote without my glasses. We are not hooked up to propane. one trys to start and goes right back off. A few days ago I got a call from the RV Park where my unit is parked, and was told my unit has burnt to the ground. Not insured due to a miscommunication with my insurance co. Have pictures of a black square on the outside behind the frig as it went up. How get the safty board allow this quick fit.. Dometic Brisk II 13.5K B…ftop RV Air Conditioner: Brisk II RV Air Conditioner by Dometic is powerful, lightweight, portable and very friendly to the environment in its operation. Tim >>>>>> Montana @ our lot. We are the only source for the brand-new cooling unit built by the Amish and not built by Dometic. 3.4 out of 5 stars 12. We just bought this unit preowned and the freezer is very cold the fridge so so.I willnot take the thermometer from freezer and keekp an eye on the fridge. just had refride fire in my 2006 outback. And by the way, we bought a new travel trailer and had the ratty Norcold refrigerator replaced with a Westinghouse. Al cosentino In N.H. My RV burned to the ground because of the Dometic fridge. It may cost you a little, for the service centers time, but it is worth it, in the long run. At 1 a.m. our hero dogs woke us, looked like a fire outside, my husband opened the door in our Tahoe fifth wheel and the whole thing was already on fire, engulfed. I have to say that this isn’t a widespread problem- with any system or appliance, problems can happen, but the design is theoretically such that a problem like this will not cause the whole rig to burn down. Sun, 21st Nov 2010 2:54 am, garret lebois on Very dissatisfied. Dometic had to pay my insurance for the damages. They have denied reimbursement because of the recall.. That should be of the utmost importance. @Laurie, I lost my 2004 trailer in June 2007 due to the problem with the refrigerator. The Thursday before the fire we had shut it off as it wasnt working and we smelled ammonia. Where do I sign? I also notice that on cleaning the seal & tightening the closer, that if you tighten it too much —it slips back a thread. I have a dometic refrig involved in this recall too. I have done hundreds of the recall upgrades and have found a few that were leakers. The gas valve brackets are completely different and the gas valve bracket will NOT work. Remember, word of mouth is the best advertisement. SEEM LIKE THERE IS A DEFECT IN THESE UNITS WHICH IS BEING COVERED UP. I did not receive the recall letter. 457915, B57915, 459516, B59516, 540315, H540315, 540316, H540316, 640312, 640315 It has now stopped cooling. Hi Garret- There are Dometic products, then there are Dometic products. Dometic says unapproved usage, Camping World where I bought it says they don’t determine valid usage. Dometic provides roof, split and under-bench caravan air conditioners plus a wide selection of accessories. I told CW people what I was going to use it for – they helped me load it into my pickup – too interested in the $$$ to bother telling me the warranty would be void. Dometic.’s failure to issue a recall for this fault and CORRECT it just shows the buyers that product quality and safety is not not their primary concern. CDN$ 1,954.24 CDN$ 1,954. I am not convinced that our insurance company will even cover the trailer until this is replaced . go bad this quick? Broken ac again. Anybody with similar issues or who wants to hear our full story, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]. News provided by. anything we can do or does it need service? Breaking RV Industry News We have also had numerous Dometic Refrigerator problems and numerous upon numerous problems with the Monaco Motorcoach in general. I have 2 -13500 btu penguin dometic A/C s on my 04 monaco windsor, what a piece of crap! I also will not buy Dometic! A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here. I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM,SAME A/C MOD.#,2006 DIPLOMAT,ANYWAY TODAY I DECIDED TO GET ON TOP AND PULL BOTH A/C COVERS. User manuals, Dometic Air Conditioner Operating guides and Service manuals. On the recall list is an Authorized Dometic Service Company attached & was extremely lucky to find one in Libby MT. If we can be of assistance you may contact our office at 407-688-9800 or the web at http://www.rvinvestigations.com, T. 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They (Dometic) are spending a huge amount of money, in trying to insure the units, already in the field, are safe, and have redesigned the two door units (the DM models) to prevent future problems, but with any man made produsts, things happen. Hi Unhappy, We love it. Fri, 22nd Jun 2007 2:27 pm, Edda Lichtenberger on I’m only 170 pounds but it smells if I ever sit on it like a seat. Sat, 18th Feb 2012 7:57 pm. Dometic Rv Air Conditioner Troubleshooting . that if the refrigerator developed this leak after the warranty period, it would not be go bad this quick? June 2nd, 2008 at 8:21 pm “Hi Cris Sounds great if it was only true, but these units are “package units” and the leaks are not the fault of installation.The water could be, but not the freon leak which is the main complaint.” In all fairness took Dometic, Sealand is the most independent off the major Dometic brands. If anyone else had a same problem please post if enough people gripe maybe the NTHS can do something like a recall??? I couldnt see as the smoke was so thick. I can’t check to see the serial numbers to see if my unit was even covered everything was completely melted and/or burned. So when does the class action law suit begin? These include air filters, air distribution components, defrosters, auxiliary heat modules, relays, … Is their any hopes of a class action suit? Wed, 4th Aug 2010 10:32 pm, Harry Warren on Much to my surprise (not) I got a recall notice from heartland in the mail yesterday regarding the air conditioners. Dometic Air Conditioners are very dependable, and have been in business for years. it is getting hot. The service companies also are to blame because when they come out to repair a problem while under warrantty they just put a bandade fix on it. We were supposed to be in it but decided to wait until the next day. Mon, 23rd Feb 2009 10:21 pm, Cindi OKeefe on I just dont want anyone to have to go through this. Dometic Rv Air Conditioners Manuals . My husband works out of town and uses the camper as his home while on business, therefore we had to buy a new rv. One of those lousy thread jobs where the whole thing could leak out on your beautiful custom van carpet & which way could you tilt it? BUT, the competition also has the same problem. We are traveling for 6 months and Gene, I had my Dometic go out in 04, I could afford a replacement at the time and bought a small home unit at Lowes, when it went out the service personel said it was out of warrenty. Dometic Refrigerator Recall (06E-076) (08E-032) This Dometic recall involves certain two-door refrigerator model and serial numbers manufactured between … Any recommendations on another type or brand of unit that will be more reliable? just had to replace My 2005 Keystone trailer refridge at the cost of $2300 total. When doing so, follow these steps: 1. TO HELP YOU! We were planning on going to Yellowstone next week and upon checking everything out found the same orange gue running down the back of the freezer part of the fridge along with a terrible oder. Lets hope this one doesn’t burn down too!! The heating element measured at a bit over 360 watts (well over the 325 watt ± that the specs and label called for), so I replaced it. I turned the gas off at the frig and raised the temp soon. Thanks in advance. My 2006 outback brunt to ground in May 2007. dometic sent experts out who claim fire started at fridge but couldn’t figure out why. Read about it on our Web Site. http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/documentList.do?docId=06E076&docType=RCL&fromPublic=true. I don’t have $1400 to replace the fridge but need one as we are full-time rv’ers. Called them and they said yes there is a recall and to call a repair service and they would fix the refrg. To Kevin- I would go back to a service shop, they now should be able to get you a new unit no charge. Heat pump, furnace, heat strip and fan operation can continue to operate but displays the last temperature set-point. Has anyone had any luck getting a replacement part paid for? I think any lawyer defending a person that lost their rv to a fire would be sucessful in nailing Dometics for millions……I smell a class action lawsuit……. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The yellow substance was apparent at the base of the chimney. was the Dometic air conditioner. With the former, you can easily spot the problem and tend to it. Dometic they made us feel like we would be taken care of. Mon, 15th Mar 2010 8:02 pm, Joan Miller on However when I got online to purchase new bulbs for the fridge I noticed mention of the recall . Last year I purchased a beautiful 2003 Condor with only 12000 miles to live in it full time during my retirement. A couple of comments- while I’m not happy with Dometic at this time, as a business person I do understand their situation. Don’t rely on an RV salesperson to know the answers. Rv Ac Blows Warm Air . The Dometic people have turned a cold shoulder to RVer’s. I think they need to be held accountable for the repairs of the refrig whether the warranty is over or not for anyone that has the model numbers involved. New RV with Dometic a/c that was destroyed in less than 2 months. Dometic 3314851.000 Air Distribution Box w/ Manual Controls. products and customer service sucks. I posted a while back issues I was having with my air conditioner on my 2017 big horn. Needless to say, fire forensics experts came out and determined in deed it was the refrigerator. Our insurance coverd part of our lost but not enough to replace our camper. Another case of big business sticking it to the consumers. it is getting hot. Hi Deb, Pleae, we need some answers. a piece or repair them I got them both repaired for about $600. Troubleshooting Your Dometic Air Conditioner. They only notified registered owners per the e-mails I have. He had a look @ the situation & said he would get in touch with Dometic & let me know the outcome. With over 30 years experience in refrigeration, Ford RV Refrigeration Training Center, in Benton KY, has been ask to test a NEW BRAND of RV refrigerator. anyone else know someone with this problem? As for any future rv purchases, it will be based on the RV having a refrigerator other than Dometic. Only 11 left in stock - order soon. The insurance company is now walking away from the claim after telling us we were 100% covered. Hi Steve, We have a 2006 Monaco Knight with 2 AC’s. What were they thinking? for a race, they only made it two streets down when his friend noticed orange at the back of the camper, he let my husband know, saying I think your on fire! They are on the radar and more needs to be done. Honest to God, I am furious that some stupid piece of metal is their answer to a harmful, deadly fire hazard. Dometic Air Conditioners B59186.XX1C0 Brisk Air II Heat Pump 15 Roof. Recall Information. Dometic has a long history of buying other companies- DuoTherm is the first I remember- when they were bought by Dometic, they built both air conditioners and furnaces for RVs and mobile homes. The repair service finally came out and said it is only a safety part and that it would contain the fire not stop it.. From what I was told if I received the notice they would have replaced the refrig at that time (4 years ago) when I still had a warranty, but since I didn’t receive a notice and the warranty is over, sorry about my luck. Also for: B1600. I’m not really sure why the higher wattage element. we were denied just yesterday. I just got off the phone with Jawana at Dometic. “If you want your RV refrigerator fire or recall adventure to be included in this new book, go to http://www.rvrefrigeration.com and click on recalls. When I called the 888 number I was told I was out of luck because the unit was replaced outside of their “window of reimbursement” If we would have had to repair or replace the unit between August 28,2005 and March 1,2007 we would have been eligible to fill out the form for reimbursement. The Dometic tech service folks are pretty good, and I’ve found the warranty people to be quite good at bending the rules when they can, and when it is a valid complaint, but they are ruled by the accounting types who call the shots. If you go to the NHTSA site you will find they (OEMs and Dometic) did not complete the recall. I found the recall notice on line while trying to find a replacement fridge. This company needs to be put out of business before they kill someone. I own a Bluebird Wanderlodge and a Prevost Country Coach 45XL. I guess that’s at least one guarantee Dometic offers. My air conditioner has stopped working and I’ve isolated (I hopte) the problem to be in the circuit board. Our Dometic Camper air conditioners will enable you to have a cool place to come home to when you've been out of your camper in the summer heat. Please ignore my typos… wrote without my glasses. We are not hooked up to propane. one trys to start and goes right back off. A few days ago I got a call from the RV Park where my unit is parked, and was told my unit has burnt to the ground. Not insured due to a miscommunication with my insurance co. Have pictures of a black square on the outside behind the frig as it went up. How get the safty board allow this quick fit.. Dometic Brisk II 13.5K B…ftop RV Air Conditioner: Brisk II RV Air Conditioner by Dometic is powerful, lightweight, portable and very friendly to the environment in its operation. Tim >>>>>> Montana @ our lot. We are the only source for the brand-new cooling unit built by the Amish and not built by Dometic. 3.4 out of 5 stars 12. We just bought this unit preowned and the freezer is very cold the fridge so so.I willnot take the thermometer from freezer and keekp an eye on the fridge. just had refride fire in my 2006 outback. And by the way, we bought a new travel trailer and had the ratty Norcold refrigerator replaced with a Westinghouse. Al cosentino In N.H. My RV burned to the ground because of the Dometic fridge. It may cost you a little, for the service centers time, but it is worth it, in the long run. At 1 a.m. our hero dogs woke us, looked like a fire outside, my husband opened the door in our Tahoe fifth wheel and the whole thing was already on fire, engulfed. I have to say that this isn’t a widespread problem- with any system or appliance, problems can happen, but the design is theoretically such that a problem like this will not cause the whole rig to burn down. Sun, 21st Nov 2010 2:54 am, garret lebois on Very dissatisfied. Dometic had to pay my insurance for the damages. They have denied reimbursement because of the recall.. That should be of the utmost importance. @Laurie, I lost my 2004 trailer in June 2007 due to the problem with the refrigerator. The Thursday before the fire we had shut it off as it wasnt working and we smelled ammonia. Where do I sign? I also notice that on cleaning the seal & tightening the closer, that if you tighten it too much —it slips back a thread. I have a dometic refrig involved in this recall too. I have done hundreds of the recall upgrades and have found a few that were leakers. The gas valve brackets are completely different and the gas valve bracket will NOT work. Remember, word of mouth is the best advertisement. SEEM LIKE THERE IS A DEFECT IN THESE UNITS WHICH IS BEING COVERED UP. I did not receive the recall letter. 457915, B57915, 459516, B59516, 540315, H540315, 540316, H540316, 640312, 640315 It has now stopped cooling. Hi Garret- There are Dometic products, then there are Dometic products. Dometic says unapproved usage, Camping World where I bought it says they don’t determine valid usage. Dometic provides roof, split and under-bench caravan air conditioners plus a wide selection of accessories. I told CW people what I was going to use it for – they helped me load it into my pickup – too interested in the $$$ to bother telling me the warranty would be void. Dometic.’s failure to issue a recall for this fault and CORRECT it just shows the buyers that product quality and safety is not not their primary concern. CDN$ 1,954.24 CDN$ 1,954. I am not convinced that our insurance company will even cover the trailer until this is replaced . go bad this quick? Broken ac again. Anybody with similar issues or who wants to hear our full story, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]. News provided by. anything we can do or does it need service? Breaking RV Industry News We have also had numerous Dometic Refrigerator problems and numerous upon numerous problems with the Monaco Motorcoach in general. I have 2 -13500 btu penguin dometic A/C s on my 04 monaco windsor, what a piece of crap! I also will not buy Dometic! A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here. I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM,SAME A/C MOD.#,2006 DIPLOMAT,ANYWAY TODAY I DECIDED TO GET ON TOP AND PULL BOTH A/C COVERS. User manuals, Dometic Air Conditioner Operating guides and Service manuals. On the recall list is an Authorized Dometic Service Company attached & was extremely lucky to find one in Libby MT. If we can be of assistance you may contact our office at 407-688-9800 or the web at http://www.rvinvestigations.com, T. Bailey CFI CT CMI CGC The last of these units that I replaced a cooling unit on was still just inside the warranty, so I got the cooling unit, but… when I replaced it, I ran through the steps that are required for the yearly maintenance to keep the warranty in force. Well Chris,Martin, our rv was inspected and your theory of it being an installation problem was not correct.It looks to everybody involved (our insurance and the installers) like the eletrical of the Dometic refrig. Only time will tell. Correction to previous post… Refrigerator is Model RM 2852 not RM 2856. I have read all the documents filed with the NHTSA and I just don’t understand how Dometic can document their knowledge of a fatigue crack that may develop due to an inconsistant weld process and not take care of the problem!! 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Please note: international product registration is not available at this time. I spoke to a gentlemen named Ryan. I dont care about money or lawsuits, I care that people are going to get killed in this situation (I do not know that statistics across the country about others). Tell me what you're thinking... and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar! We will test this refrigerator in every way it can Both of the units failed not long ago. it probably won’t be long before some company (probably foreign) recognizes the need for a decent RV refrigerator and goes to the drawing board with QUALITY and RELIABILITY as a bench mark and our friends at Dometic will be wondering what happened. Hit them in their pockets. More good news – this new brand of refrigerator is made by a company you already know and trust for dependability and safety. We hurried to buy a little replacement so our 400.00 of food would not go bad.. and low a behold I am having the same problem as so many of the people have stated on this site.. I am interested in a class action lawsuit. I would like to let people know that we stock the replacement cooling unit for all the recall models. I’m taking dometic to court to recover my losses. Most people replace with a “gorilla Board”. I think it would pay off in customer good will. Hi Doyle, Hi Chris; Here is just one more complaint about the Dometic refridge Fires. Only 1 left in stock. I just need to find enough people to bring this to surface. View and Download Dometic 541815 installation instructions manual online. doyle Little. But no secondary housing or plate in place. I’ve been an RVer since the age of 18 (mumble, mumble- some 30 years now), in the repair business for over 15 years- and Dometic certified for nearly 10, and I have always been comfortable recommending, selling and installing Dometic products. Dometic people are scum of the earth!!! Authors Roger D and OnnaLee Ford, owners of Ford RV Refrigeration Training Center, are writing their third book on RV refrigerators to educate RV owners. I would bet the insurance adjuster will be able to tell if the fire was caused by the same leak that is addressed by the recall. If there is a lawsuit filed, please let me know! oh boy… thanks for the concern, Dometic. Hi Cris Sounds great if it was only true, but these units are “package units” and the leaks are not the fault of installation.The water could be, but not the freon leak which is the main complaint. Fri, 4th Dec 2009 6:57 pm, Deb Krueger on I cannot say I disagree with anything you have said- though I’m not sure if a class action lawsuit is the way to go (they seem to make the lawyers a lot of money, with the injured parties coming out with very little). what should my housband check for to see if our burner is a high wattage one, what else should we do. If they've corrected the problem as you say then they must be trying to get rid of the junk units on unsuspecting consumers. I understand the financial cost to them, but, they have manufactured and sold There are millions of people around the world who use Dometic products. Dometic needs to pay and pay big for this. A person we met at the campground we're currently at has a 2014 Cyclone, and they had it in for some roof repairs and the dealer told them they needed to replace all 3 A/C units due to a recall. Dometic does listen to the complaints of consumers, but the wheels turn slow. also the unit we bought was a tracker 5th wheel with the Dometic in it. Hi Chris, well we have an 2004 RV. I guess if I didn’t shut the refrig off at the time and just let it go it would have caused a fire and who knows what would have happened. I can be reached at [email protected], “Edward Dobias says: Needless to say, I noted the time. We received a recall notice for our fridge in out 5th wheel. If it sounds to good to be true, IT IS. We purchased a 2003 5th Wheel with the Dometic Fridge. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License | Revolution Code Gray theme by Brian Gardner, Alan with smith campers North Little Rock Arkansas, http://rvdailyreport.com/news/id/12740/ford-rv-refrigeration-featured-in-fmca-article, CargoVanConversion | A custom van conversion, Home – DoityourselfRV.com – RV Ideas and Guides, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License, Jim Tomblin on If so a design flaw created the need to raise the wattage, thus they are accountable for any fire damage as far as I can tell. I hope someone takes on Dometic and we get something out of this. Sat, 3rd Jan 2009 11:31 pm, EMMET MARTIN on So searching for "recall" will probably yield no results. Please continue to pass the word to everyone you know with an RV. What is most distrurbing is that most of the refrigerator fires were not on any recall list. Who out there has a story? The back one works fine but the front Other options New from $80.02. It was determined that a safety issue may be present in the 8935-III AC and 8940-III AC Atwood furnaces powered by 110-volt/AC power (12-volt/DC models are not affected). Before recharging your Dometic air condoner, identify the … I should have bought a small apartment fridge instead , but I needed one that would work without electric, Hi, I just found the dometicrecal notice on good Sam and sure enough our refer is effected. That really would be an installation problem happening that fast- the problem with the recall takes a year at least to show up. Wed, 14th Feb 2007 12:32 pm, Edward Dobias on @ 535.35670”, We have a federal action against Monaco and Dometic and Vehicle Systems Inc. for imporper heating and cooling of the RV, This letter is to alarm the people with the Dometic Air Conditioners. sorry for not proof reading this.I am typing in the car. My new camper has a Norcold unit and I am thankful for that, I will never buy anything by Dometic again! Same for my roof AC/heat pumps and anything else that is made by DOMETIC on my coach! We will be testing this refrigerator with the RV owner, in mind. My friends trailer just burned to the ground because of a faulty fridge – does she have any recourse? What to you think? The companies attatude is that these are diposable qnd if they last after the 3 year warranty your lucky. I had to replace my 4+yr old cooling unit in my RV .. due to leaking. I do not understand how a piece of sheet metal could be considered a fix – when the whole faulty line is left in the unit. I typed in the appropriate #’s & low & behold…..mine was effected. I figured well 8 years since production and a home fridge is good for 10 not to bad before the yellow crud appeared. Over the years I have conducted hundreds of RV fire investigations that were directly the result of the refrigerator. Yes, we service people make our living on peoples problems, but ask us service people questions, before you buy. When this happens you have to have your own investigation. If anyone knows of a class action lawsuit to force them to fix a major design flaw due to faulty construction/engineering, let me know. We had no clue our refrigerator was on recall or the part or whatever the heck is wrong with it. My work and play burned to the ground yesterday. Not all stories turn out as well as mine, but I wish you all luck with your recall problems & hope no one is/has been seriously injured by this. I recently bought a 2001 Alfa 38.5 (40′) fifth wheel that has two Dometic refrigerators in it. These Air Conditioner failures don't rise to the level of safety issue and will probably never generate a "recall". We are here for one reason M Martin- again these sound like installation problems- something that Dometic has little control over. I would definitely call them again at 1-888-446-5157 and just request they send you the form- don’t ask the person on the phone if you can get reimbursed, as the phone people are not all that well trained. It’s time for a law suit against dometic fridge company we have been screwed as i have two replaced since 2001 both in the time frame of defectived units. We tried to contact an attorney to recup our lost, and no one would take our case stateing it was to small. I was in heaven. What can I do to improve fridge? in 2004 we had to buy one while on a month trip. Can you suggest a fix? The information here is for reference only. But forced to deal with this. Keep up with all relevant recall information. But how in the World despite emptying the thing could you ever return it to the Manufacturer. Get Good Refrigerant. I would let your insurance company deal with it- make them aware of the recall. I just hope that it doesn’t take a death to get the attention of the powers that be. if not what will they do>. Dometic Air Conditioner Problems . I hope some attorney takes on this case they have recall 9000000 refridgators. A safety related defect has been identified for Atwood models OD045, OD050, and OD050CW On Demand Water Heaters that are sold in RV OEM, RV aftermarket, Retail/Wholesale outlets, and online. My insurance covered some of the expenses but not enough to buy another trailer. $81.97 $ 81. They (Dometic) are spending a huge amount of money, in trying to insure the units, already in the field, are safe, and have redesigned the two door units (the DM models) to prevent future problems, but with any man made produsts, things happen. Hi Unhappy, We love it. Fri, 22nd Jun 2007 2:27 pm, Edda Lichtenberger on I’m only 170 pounds but it smells if I ever sit on it like a seat. Sat, 18th Feb 2012 7:57 pm. Dometic Rv Air Conditioner Troubleshooting . that if the refrigerator developed this leak after the warranty period, it would not be go bad this quick? June 2nd, 2008 at 8:21 pm “Hi Cris Sounds great if it was only true, but these units are “package units” and the leaks are not the fault of installation.The water could be, but not the freon leak which is the main complaint.” In all fairness took Dometic, Sealand is the most independent off the major Dometic brands. If anyone else had a same problem please post if enough people gripe maybe the NTHS can do something like a recall??? I couldnt see as the smoke was so thick. I can’t check to see the serial numbers to see if my unit was even covered everything was completely melted and/or burned. So when does the class action law suit begin? These include air filters, air distribution components, defrosters, auxiliary heat modules, relays, … Is their any hopes of a class action suit? Wed, 4th Aug 2010 10:32 pm, Harry Warren on Much to my surprise (not) I got a recall notice from heartland in the mail yesterday regarding the air conditioners. Dometic Air Conditioners are very dependable, and have been in business for years. it is getting hot. The service companies also are to blame because when they come out to repair a problem while under warrantty they just put a bandade fix on it. We were supposed to be in it but decided to wait until the next day. Mon, 23rd Feb 2009 10:21 pm, Cindi OKeefe on I just dont want anyone to have to go through this. Dometic Rv Air Conditioners Manuals . My husband works out of town and uses the camper as his home while on business, therefore we had to buy a new rv. One of those lousy thread jobs where the whole thing could leak out on your beautiful custom van carpet & which way could you tilt it? BUT, the competition also has the same problem. We are traveling for 6 months and Gene, I had my Dometic go out in 04, I could afford a replacement at the time and bought a small home unit at Lowes, when it went out the service personel said it was out of warrenty. Dometic Refrigerator Recall (06E-076) (08E-032) This Dometic recall involves certain two-door refrigerator model and serial numbers manufactured between … Any recommendations on another type or brand of unit that will be more reliable? just had to replace My 2005 Keystone trailer refridge at the cost of $2300 total. When doing so, follow these steps: 1. TO HELP YOU! We were planning on going to Yellowstone next week and upon checking everything out found the same orange gue running down the back of the freezer part of the fridge along with a terrible oder. Lets hope this one doesn’t burn down too!! The heating element measured at a bit over 360 watts (well over the 325 watt ± that the specs and label called for), so I replaced it. I turned the gas off at the frig and raised the temp soon. Thanks in advance. My 2006 outback brunt to ground in May 2007. dometic sent experts out who claim fire started at fridge but couldn’t figure out why. Read about it on our Web Site. http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/documentList.do?docId=06E076&docType=RCL&fromPublic=true. I don’t have $1400 to replace the fridge but need one as we are full-time rv’ers. Called them and they said yes there is a recall and to call a repair service and they would fix the refrg. To Kevin- I would go back to a service shop, they now should be able to get you a new unit no charge. Heat pump, furnace, heat strip and fan operation can continue to operate but displays the last temperature set-point. Has anyone had any luck getting a replacement part paid for? I think any lawyer defending a person that lost their rv to a fire would be sucessful in nailing Dometics for millions……I smell a class action lawsuit……. Attorneys working with ClassAction.org are no longer investigating this matter. The yellow substance was apparent at the base of the chimney. was the Dometic air conditioner. With the former, you can easily spot the problem and tend to it. Dometic they made us feel like we would be taken care of. Mon, 15th Mar 2010 8:02 pm, Joan Miller on However when I got online to purchase new bulbs for the fridge I noticed mention of the recall . Last year I purchased a beautiful 2003 Condor with only 12000 miles to live in it full time during my retirement. A couple of comments- while I’m not happy with Dometic at this time, as a business person I do understand their situation. Don’t rely on an RV salesperson to know the answers. Rv Ac Blows Warm Air . The Dometic people have turned a cold shoulder to RVer’s. I think they need to be held accountable for the repairs of the refrig whether the warranty is over or not for anyone that has the model numbers involved. New RV with Dometic a/c that was destroyed in less than 2 months. Dometic 3314851.000 Air Distribution Box w/ Manual Controls. products and customer service sucks. I posted a while back issues I was having with my air conditioner on my 2017 big horn. Needless to say, fire forensics experts came out and determined in deed it was the refrigerator. Our insurance coverd part of our lost but not enough to replace our camper. Another case of big business sticking it to the consumers. it is getting hot. Hi Deb, Pleae, we need some answers. a piece or repair them I got them both repaired for about $600. Troubleshooting Your Dometic Air Conditioner. They only notified registered owners per the e-mails I have. He had a look @ the situation & said he would get in touch with Dometic & let me know the outcome. With over 30 years experience in refrigeration, Ford RV Refrigeration Training Center, in Benton KY, has been ask to test a NEW BRAND of RV refrigerator. anyone else know someone with this problem? As for any future rv purchases, it will be based on the RV having a refrigerator other than Dometic. Only 11 left in stock - order soon. The insurance company is now walking away from the claim after telling us we were 100% covered. Hi Steve, We have a 2006 Monaco Knight with 2 AC’s. What were they thinking? for a race, they only made it two streets down when his friend noticed orange at the back of the camper, he let my husband know, saying I think your on fire! They are on the radar and more needs to be done. Honest to God, I am furious that some stupid piece of metal is their answer to a harmful, deadly fire hazard. Dometic Air Conditioners B59186.XX1C0 Brisk Air II Heat Pump 15 Roof. Recall Information. Dometic has a long history of buying other companies- DuoTherm is the first I remember- when they were bought by Dometic, they built both air conditioners and furnaces for RVs and mobile homes. The repair service finally came out and said it is only a safety part and that it would contain the fire not stop it.. From what I was told if I received the notice they would have replaced the refrig at that time (4 years ago) when I still had a warranty, but since I didn’t receive a notice and the warranty is over, sorry about my luck. Also for: B1600. I’m not really sure why the higher wattage element. we were denied just yesterday. I just got off the phone with Jawana at Dometic. “If you want your RV refrigerator fire or recall adventure to be included in this new book, go to http://www.rvrefrigeration.com and click on recalls. When I called the 888 number I was told I was out of luck because the unit was replaced outside of their “window of reimbursement” If we would have had to repair or replace the unit between August 28,2005 and March 1,2007 we would have been eligible to fill out the form for reimbursement. The Dometic tech service folks are pretty good, and I’ve found the warranty people to be quite good at bending the rules when they can, and when it is a valid complaint, but they are ruled by the accounting types who call the shots. If you go to the NHTSA site you will find they (OEMs and Dometic) did not complete the recall. I found the recall notice on line while trying to find a replacement fridge. This company needs to be put out of business before they kill someone. I own a Bluebird Wanderlodge and a Prevost Country Coach 45XL. I guess that’s at least one guarantee Dometic offers. My air conditioner has stopped working and I’ve isolated (I hopte) the problem to be in the circuit board. Our Dometic Camper air conditioners will enable you to have a cool place to come home to when you've been out of your camper in the summer heat. Please ignore my typos… wrote without my glasses. We are not hooked up to propane. one trys to start and goes right back off. A few days ago I got a call from the RV Park where my unit is parked, and was told my unit has burnt to the ground. Not insured due to a miscommunication with my insurance co. Have pictures of a black square on the outside behind the frig as it went up. How get the safty board allow this quick fit.. Dometic Brisk II 13.5K B…ftop RV Air Conditioner: Brisk II RV Air Conditioner by Dometic is powerful, lightweight, portable and very friendly to the environment in its operation. Tim >>>>>> Montana @ our lot. We are the only source for the brand-new cooling unit built by the Amish and not built by Dometic. 3.4 out of 5 stars 12. We just bought this unit preowned and the freezer is very cold the fridge so so.I willnot take the thermometer from freezer and keekp an eye on the fridge. just had refride fire in my 2006 outback. And by the way, we bought a new travel trailer and had the ratty Norcold refrigerator replaced with a Westinghouse. Al cosentino In N.H. My RV burned to the ground because of the Dometic fridge. It may cost you a little, for the service centers time, but it is worth it, in the long run. At 1 a.m. our hero dogs woke us, looked like a fire outside, my husband opened the door in our Tahoe fifth wheel and the whole thing was already on fire, engulfed. I have to say that this isn’t a widespread problem- with any system or appliance, problems can happen, but the design is theoretically such that a problem like this will not cause the whole rig to burn down. Sun, 21st Nov 2010 2:54 am, garret lebois on Very dissatisfied. Dometic had to pay my insurance for the damages. They have denied reimbursement because of the recall.. That should be of the utmost importance. @Laurie, I lost my 2004 trailer in June 2007 due to the problem with the refrigerator. The Thursday before the fire we had shut it off as it wasnt working and we smelled ammonia. Where do I sign? I also notice that on cleaning the seal & tightening the closer, that if you tighten it too much —it slips back a thread. I have a dometic refrig involved in this recall too. I have done hundreds of the recall upgrades and have found a few that were leakers. The gas valve brackets are completely different and the gas valve bracket will NOT work. Remember, word of mouth is the best advertisement. SEEM LIKE THERE IS A DEFECT IN THESE UNITS WHICH IS BEING COVERED UP. I did not receive the recall letter. 457915, B57915, 459516, B59516, 540315, H540315, 540316, H540316, 640312, 640315 It has now stopped cooling. Hi Garret- There are Dometic products, then there are Dometic products. Dometic says unapproved usage, Camping World where I bought it says they don’t determine valid usage. Dometic provides roof, split and under-bench caravan air conditioners plus a wide selection of accessories. I told CW people what I was going to use it for – they helped me load it into my pickup – too interested in the $$$ to bother telling me the warranty would be void. Dometic.’s failure to issue a recall for this fault and CORRECT it just shows the buyers that product quality and safety is not not their primary concern. CDN$ 1,954.24 CDN$ 1,954. I am not convinced that our insurance company will even cover the trailer until this is replaced . go bad this quick? Broken ac again. Anybody with similar issues or who wants to hear our full story, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]. News provided by. anything we can do or does it need service? Breaking RV Industry News We have also had numerous Dometic Refrigerator problems and numerous upon numerous problems with the Monaco Motorcoach in general. I have 2 -13500 btu penguin dometic A/C s on my 04 monaco windsor, what a piece of crap! I also will not buy Dometic! A list of open investigations and lawsuits can be viewed here. I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM,SAME A/C MOD.#,2006 DIPLOMAT,ANYWAY TODAY I DECIDED TO GET ON TOP AND PULL BOTH A/C COVERS. User manuals, Dometic Air Conditioner Operating guides and Service manuals. On the recall list is an Authorized Dometic Service Company attached & was extremely lucky to find one in Libby MT. If we can be of assistance you may contact our office at 407-688-9800 or the web at http://www.rvinvestigations.com, T. Bailey CFI CT CMI CGC The last of these units that I replaced a cooling unit on was still just inside the warranty, so I got the cooling unit, but… when I replaced it, I ran through the steps that are required for the yearly maintenance to keep the warranty in force. Well Chris,Martin, our rv was inspected and your theory of it being an installation problem was not correct.It looks to everybody involved (our insurance and the installers) like the eletrical of the Dometic refrig. Only time will tell. Correction to previous post… Refrigerator is Model RM 2852 not RM 2856. I have read all the documents filed with the NHTSA and I just don’t understand how Dometic can document their knowledge of a fatigue crack that may develop due to an inconsistant weld process and not take care of the problem!! Air conditioner fires are nearly always due to installation problems, and not design defects, and I know there have been no recalls on any of the roof a/c units. 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