Thetford Australia Pty Ltd — Thetford 3-Way Absorption Fridge

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Product description

Thetford 3-Way Absorption fridge fitted into caravans and motorhomes.

Model numbers: N304M.3R, N304M.3L, N504M.3FR and N504M.3FL

Model and Serial Number appear on the product label in the interior cabinet on the right-hand side wall.
Serial Number Label N304M.3
Serial Number Label N504M.3F
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Potentially affected serial numbers are between 27381864 and 28220540

Reasons the product is recalled

The gas control valve pressure test point nut may not be correctly tightened.

The hazards to consumers

If the test point nut is not correctly tightened, it could cause a gas leak, potentially leading to a fire.

What consumers should do

Consumers should check the serial number on the label in the interior cabinet of the fridge. If the serial number falls within the range detailed above, consumers should immediately discontinue using the product on gas. Consumers should then go to to find out if their fridge is included in the recall.

Consumers should then:
1. enter the product serial number and follow the prompts where needed.
2. or call Thetford on 1800 503 100 to check if the fridge is affected.

Consumers will be directed to the nearest authorised service agent to organise a repair.

For further information, consumers can contact Thetford Australia on 1800 503 100 (Monday to Thursday, 8am to 4.45pm (EST) & Friday 8am - 2pm (EST)), emailing or go to

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Responsible regulator

Energy Safe (VIC) is the responsible regulator for this recall.