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Subject Topic: Fridge help ! Post Reply Post New Topic
via mobile 19/3/2024 at 7:25pm
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Hi all, new to the website 😀

Currently own a swift bessacarr 542 2018 and selling due to having our new baileys caravan being delivered in 2 weeks. EXCITED !!!!

Before we sell our motorhome we want to replace the mixer tap in the kitchen as we left it parked over the winter which fractured the plastic fitting in the tap. Only problem is the fridge is directly under the tap. No access from the vents outside so looks like the fridge has to come out. Dometic rm8501. Thing is I can't find no info at all on the removal. I can access wires and gas from the vents but can't seem to find any screws or bolts to actually slide the fridge out !

Any help would be much appreciated.
Tia 😊


via mobile 19/3/2024 at 9:34pm
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Bit of a longshot
It's possibly a Fixed bracket
( Right Angle type ) fixed to the wall
     And the
fridge with it's straight bracket (fixed to the back of the fridge )
Was lifted over and dropped down over the wall bracket
To hold in Situ :


via mobile 20/3/2024 at 8:34am
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Open fridge door and look each side near front for 2 plastic bungs. Remove them and undo the 4 fixing screws. Then pull out

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Now 51 years Caravanning completed.


via mobile 20/3/2024 at 10:34am
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Don't know which fridge you have got but I would go with Birdman. Every fridge I have had has been fitted in that way.
DaveS1


20/3/2024 at 3:49pm
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Just a longshot but when I replaced my mixer tap in the kitchen I found it easier to remove the sink to gain access? It was a lot easier than moving the fridge out.

Dave.

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Teach a man to fish and you can get rid of him for a whole weekend.


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23/3/2024 at 7:12am
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I used to work on fridges we had pieces of tin to slide between the kitchen cabinets at the screw positions, sometimes the outer casing can splay out and when the fridge is pulled out the splayed outer can catch and damage the cabinets.



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