Dometic Pty Ltd—Upright absorption caravan 2-door refrigerator/freezer

Identifying features

Model Number - RM7851
Serial Number Range - 401xxxxx to 734xxxxx

What are the defects?

At the rear of the refrigerator toward the bottom is a bracket securing the cooling unit. The bracket is held with a screw. A defect may exist in some screws due to an issue with the hardening process. This in turn could lead to a hazardous situation whereby the refrigerant gas could leak. If the cooling unit pipe-work fatigues which could then possibly ignite and cause a fire.

What are the hazards?


What should consumers do?

Consumers should cease using the product immediately and contact Dometic on 1800 212 121 between 9am and 5pm EST (Monday to Friday) and ask for Technical Service. Inspection and fitment of a new bracket if required will be arranged free of charge at the nearest Authorised Dometic Agent.

Dometic Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 February 2006 - 30 December 2007

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission