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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 4 days 44 minutes ago #466834

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Just back home from two weeks in the van Glorious time and no problem until last night. The fridge started beeping in the middle of the night (Same sound as if the door is open) The electric mains symbol on the front flashing and also the orange warning light. As we were coming home today I switched the fridge off.
Just checked it now and it's exactly the same. Anyone else had that problem?
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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 3 days 23 hours ago #466835

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Iest wrote:
Just back home from two weeks in the van Glorious time and no problem until last night. The fridge started beeping in the middle of the night (Same sound as if the door is open) The electric mains symbol on the front flashing and also the orange warning light. As we were coming home today I switched the fridge off.
Just checked it now and it's exactly the same. Anyone else had that problem?
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If the electric mains symbol is flashing then this suggests that the control circuitry has lost the presence of the 230VAC mains supply.

This would happen if the RCD or MCB on the site bollard had tripped, or if the Caravans RCD or the relevant MCB in the caravan has tripped.

Now that you have the van back home, I would suggest providing a mains connection to the van and resetting anything that has tripped.

Did the fridge work OK when you switched it to 12V operation for the homeward journey ?
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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 3 days 21 hours ago #466839

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Lest, we had a problem on our caravan Coachman 560, the power unit had broken down, and was only charging the battery . And not supplying 12 , volts to The fridge and heater. When the power unit totally failed and we were on internal battery after three days, When the battery went down to about 11 volts and less everything went off with a sound like a hundred Canaries. Everything just shut down. 140 mile round trip for new power unit, always carry a spare as does Craig.

Not sure but maybe the fault , check the caravan voltmeter it should show 13.8 ish if its charging.
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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 3 days 19 hours ago #466855

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EH52ARH wrote:
Lest, we had a problem on our caravan Coachman 560, the power unit had broken down, and was only charging the battery . And not supplying 12 , volts to The fridge and heater. When the power unit totally failed and we were on internal battery after three days, When the battery went down to about 11 volts and less everything went off with a sound like a hundred Canaries. Everything just shut down. 140 mile round trip for new power unit, always carry a spare as does Craig.

Not sure but maybe the fault , check the caravan voltmeter it should show 13.8 ish if its charging.

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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 3 days 9 hours ago #466860

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I carry the whole plug in unit, the PS 301, 20 amp charger and 12 volt supply unit.
Just to clarify, when I lost the 12 volts totally although there was 230 volts to the caravan , the fridge and heater wouldn't work as they need a 12 volt supply.
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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 3 days 7 hours ago #466875

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Checked the fridge this morning and everything was fine. I'd checked all the MCB's. Fuses etc and everything had worked fine both mains and 12v. Bit of a mystery but I suspect a loose connection somewhere- but then I'm always an optimist!
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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 2 days 22 hours ago #466914

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If your assumption is correct about a loose connection, then you still have the problem, and for safeties sake it needs to be found and put right.
Unless I use quotes, All advice and opinions given are my own and are given in good faith. Never act on anything you read on a forum unless you can validate and verify its source and content.
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Electrolux Fridge Fault on Electric 2 days 19 hours ago #466921

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Check the 230 volt supply to the 12 volt power unit, its a 3 pin connector, if this is intermittent and your Fridge requires a 12 volt supply to the electronics then that could be the problem,
Which caravan , year and fridge model is it, that can narrow things down.
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