Fridge on board. All you need to know

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We teach you step by step how to improve, maintain and repair your refrigerator in the face of the most common problems that you will encounter.

In this video we will learn the basic operation of a refrigerator, the different options we have in portable and fixed refrigerators to be able to have cold food and drinks on board.

Including some options, such as the EcoFlowTech Glacier: One of the best that exists in portable refrigerators, we leave you the link below.

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And of course, how to repair your refrigerator: Electrical problems, refill gas, check the compressor and improve its operation, adding a digital thermostat and a temperature sensor to be able to monitor it from your mobile.

You can improve your refrigerator in very simple ways, such as replacing the thermostat with a digital one, with the following scheme:

To do this you will need the following components:
✅ Digital thermostat
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✅ Thermostat relay:
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Additionally, it may be a very good idea to add a small Wi-Fi temperature and humidity sensor to the refrigerator to be able to monitor its operation from your mobile phone with the Tuya Smart application. We have seen on many occasions how to install these devices:

✅ WiFi temperature sensor for the TuyaSmart app
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Finally, if you are faced with having to repair the refrigerator by refilling its gas or removing humidity from the internal circuit, you are going to need some tools and refills:

— To refill the gas in your refrigerator —
✅ Hose with pressure gauge and valve
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✅ Refill gas bottle, in my case R134A (look at the one your refrigerator uses)
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— To eliminate humidity in your refrigerator —
✅ Vacuum pump kit with pressure gauges and hoses
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And if you still can’t do it or you don’t feel capable of tackling it alone, you can turn to a trusted refrigerator like my friend Víctor, this is his website where he also offers his boat for charter: