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Old 07-19-2012, 03:34 PM   #11
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We have always traveled with fridge running on propane dont turn it off till we switch over to shore power or when we get home. Never had a problem yet.

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Old 07-19-2012, 07:34 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by scottfrechette View Post
Some dealers tell me it's ok to travel with the ref on gas what do you think?????
I just bumped an older thread on this that will have more opinions


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Old 08-16-2012, 08:17 AM   #13
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I alaways leave the fridge on auto, as soon as I unhook the shore power I am running on propane. I have never had a problem in 8 years of trailering.

I never leave the water heater on.
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Old 08-16-2012, 08:50 AM   #14
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When we picked up our trailer, I asked the dealer and they stated there are no issues with driving the frig on, or having the trailer out of level while running on propane.
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I run on propane while traveling. We went a short distance with the first trip and did not and we noticed a significant drop in temperature of the freezer when we got there in just 40 minutes without power. RV fridges take longer to cool down, so any loss of temperature can cause issues.
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:37 AM   #16
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We always tow with the fridge on "gas". Don't want to get to the CG with warm beverages!

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Old 08-16-2012, 12:21 PM   #17
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My dealer recommended not having the refridgerator running (valve on propane tank open) while traveling. The concern he expressed was having an accident that resulted in losing the tank emitting propane at an accident scene. This is probably a low probability issue but never say never.

I was also under the impression that in some states running with propane on was illegal.
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:20 PM   #18
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We always travel with the fridge on propane due to the same feer that redhorse1 has. Larry
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Old 08-16-2012, 02:41 PM   #19
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Turning the fridge off while traveling does not remove the propane from the equation in the event of an accident. In the case of a rapid gas loss event I believe they have a valve in them that will shut them off.
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Old 08-16-2012, 05:48 PM   #20
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I have always traveled with the refer on.

If there is a state that its illegal than I just drive a little faster to get through it.

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