After some period of use, a fatigue crack may develop in the broiler tube of the covered refrigerators that may release a sufficient amount of pressurized coolant solution into an area where an ignition source may be present. Potential ignition sources in this area include the refrigerator's propane burner and/or electric heating element. If this were to occur under certain conditions, the coolant could ignite and result in a fire. On the basis if these facts, Dometic has determined that the refrigerators may contain a defect that relates to motor vehicle safety.
The potentially affected refrigerators have the following model numbers:
NDR1062, RM2652, RM2662, RM2663, RM2852, RM2862, RM3662, RM3663, RM3682
The possibly affected units have serial numbers beginning with the following combinations:
320xxxxx through 352xxxxx
401xxxxx through 452xxxxx
501xxxxx through 552xxxxx
601xxxxx through 639xxxxx
If you own one of the above units, it requires IMMEDIATE SERVICE and continuing use could result in a vehicle fire.
How Do I Know If My Refrigerator Is Being Recalled?
Step 1 - Find you refrigerator's model and serial numbers by opening the refrigerator door and looking for the sticker attached to the side wall of the interior.
Step 2 - Call 1-888-446-5157 or go to www.DometicUSA.com to confirm if your refrigerator is affected by the recall
What To Do
Turn the refrigerator off immediately if you notice any of the following indicators:
- Leakage or staining at the back of the refrigerator.
- Yellow residue at the back or sides of the refrigerator.
- The smell of ammonia.
- Refrigerator does not properly cool.
ANY unit found to have one or more of the following characteristics mentioned above MUST be shut down and not operated until the unit is fixed and the recall rework administered.