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Old 09-11-2019, 02:57 PM   #1
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Two questions I need help with.

Picked up a 2020 Legacy 3561 last week and all is well so far, minor TV issue.


First how do I leave it configured so that the solar charges the battery but nothing else is active?


Now for the silly question. I know what to do with the large black nob, refrigerator, but there are two smaller ones I have no idea what to do with?
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:30 PM   #2
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Greg,

My configuration may be a little different. You need to leave your battery switch on for the solar to charge. Everything else should be off particularly your inverter. You will get a small draw from your CO detector but your solar will easily overcome that.

Can't help with your knobs.
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Old 09-11-2019, 04:45 PM   #3
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I use one of the small knobs to hold the doors ajar when the frig is not in use to allow air flow. I actually have no clue what else they could be for.
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Old 09-11-2019, 07:17 PM   #4
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Sounds good, didn't think about the inverter.


They gave me an extra larger nob for the refrigerator (guess they couldn't find it) so they may have given me an extra small one also. Never thought of usiing it to keep the doors open, thanks.
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Old 09-11-2019, 09:08 PM   #5
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Picked up a 2020 Legacy 3561 last week and all is well so far, minor TV issue.


First how do I leave it configured so that the solar charges the battery but nothing else is active?


Now for the silly question. I know what to do with the large black nob, refrigerator, but there are two smaller ones I have no idea what to do with?
On the 2020 models the solar charge line should go around the disconnect to a "shortstop" breaker on the bulkhead wall and then to the battery. The inverter will have its own disconnect just above the fuse on the same wall. If the disconnect in the "wet box" is OFF, the solar should still charge the batteries.
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Old 09-14-2019, 06:51 PM   #6
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I have the small black knobs as will. I always wondered why they were for and in the process of replacing my Samsung this year I realized what there were probably for. My guess is they were part of the bracket assembly that holds the refrigerator in place. The bracket runs across the center of the fridge and this is where the nut is welded into that you screw the big knob into. The bolts are on each end. I am thinking that whomever built that bracket thought the knobs were a good idea but those plastic knobs would never hold up and in fact i think the doors would hit them. Rather than putting them in the trash the installer just throws them in the drawer. SOUNDS GOOD ANYWAY... I threw them away.
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Old 09-15-2019, 05:50 AM   #7
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I have the small black knobs as will. I always wondered why they were for and in the process of replacing my Samsung this year I realized what there were probably for. My guess is they were part of the bracket assembly that holds the refrigerator in place. The bracket runs across the center of the fridge and this is where the nut is welded into that you screw the big knob into. The bolts are on each end. I am thinking that whomever built that bracket thought the knobs were a good idea but those plastic knobs would never hold up and in fact i think the doors would hit them. Rather than putting them in the trash the installer just throws them in the drawer. SOUNDS GOOD ANYWAY... I threw them away.
I'd never throw away a good knob.
Which is why I have so much crap to get rid of as I look to downsizing our S&B.
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Old 09-18-2019, 02:13 PM   #8
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Why are you replacing the Samsung? Mine works perfect in my 2019....
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Old 09-18-2019, 02:42 PM   #9
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I have a samsung in 2015 3711 piece of crap refrigerator needs defrosting every 3 weeks or temp goes up to 58 degrees its leaving this year
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Old 09-19-2019, 07:40 AM   #10
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The new 2018 HC and now the new Legacy 2020 Montana has TV problems. Sometimes you can scan and some times no channels at all. Called the dealer and they had a tech come out and replaced a module by the cable/antenna in the service area (hook up) outside. All good for now. But it has issues from the plant! Have them replace that module.
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Old 09-19-2019, 08:23 AM   #11
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Thanks for the heads up. No problem with ours so far but getting ready to travel back to FL from CA today and we will see what shakes loose, literally.
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Small knob

The small knob may be from the front feet of the refrigerator. After keystone replaced mine I had to remove them to keep it from pushing down on the slide lip.
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Old 09-22-2019, 03:31 PM   #13
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montana2019....your response doesn't seem to fit this thread....oh well, we're all old.
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Old 09-22-2019, 04:10 PM   #14
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I have a samsung in 2015 3711 piece of crap refrigerator needs defrosting every 3 weeks or temp goes up to 58 degrees its leaving this year
It sounds like you have seals that are leaking a not uncommon issue or the doors are not fitted properly..
.I would first call samsung for their advise.
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