Thetford Australia Pty Ltd — Thetford 3-Way Absorption Fridge

Serial Number Label N304M.3
Serial Number Label N504M.3F

Identifying features

Potentially affected serial numbers are between 27381864 and 28220540

What are the defects?

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

What are the hazards?

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

What should consumers 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

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 15 September 2017 - 15 February 2018

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Energy Safe (VIC)