FUSE OR BREAKER FOR FRIDGE ?

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FUSE OR BREAKER FOR FRIDGE ?

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Anyone knows if and where is the breaker or fuse for the refrigerator on a 1983 9 meter int'l express ?
There is nothing on the electrical panel.

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sorry dont have your boat model but if theres not a specific ac breaker marked its probably piggybacked to a breaker that powers your galley outlets. i would think theres a dc fuse/breaker for it seperately in the dc panel, but who knows. you can pretty much bet there will be some protection fuse etc. somewhere may have to get a look behind the refrigerator for it. i didnt notice you mentioned what fridge model that could be helpful. not coming on could be a on/off switch or the thermostat inside turned all the way down keeping it from turning on
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I think mine is 12 volt but it works with all the switches closed. Or maybe is only 110 volt, hmm, I will disconnect the shore power and see.

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on the 1983 10 meter, 110 volt system, the port and starboard sides each have their own breaker.

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NOTHING ELSE MATTERS wrote:I think mine is 12 volt but it works with all the switches closed. Or maybe is only 110 volt, hmm, I will disconnect the shore power and see.

It could be dual voltage 12 and 110 . What is the brand name and model on the unit ?
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It is not 110 volt a/c. I disconnected the shore power, i shut the battery switches, but the fridge still going solid.

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Any thing in the owners manual if it originally had a 12v fridge ? If it had one Trojan would have put a breaker on it and it would be listed in the wiring diagram . If not installed by Trojan I would start tracing wires to make sure it had one along with a switch to cut the power (or a switchable breaker )


Also the dual Voltage units will automatically switch over to 12 volts when you disconnect the shore power .
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I am waiting for the electrical diagram for the boat.
I will check it then.

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Pull the fridge out and check wires going to it with a volt meter. There also may be a fuse there inline. I asked earlier what fridge make model do you have? Would be easier to help.
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I just turn the refrigerator off when not in use (used rarely) -- dial inside the freezer door on mine.
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