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Old 07-18-2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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refridgerator on while travling???

Some dealers tell me it's ok to travel with the ref on gas what do you think?????

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Old 07-18-2012, 08:40 PM   #2
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I am new to this but the few times I have went out The Fridge was on gas and loaded up with perishables.........and cold as can be along with everything I put in there!!!!
Again I am new to this and not sure about the cons of doing so.......

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Old 07-18-2012, 09:06 PM   #3
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We travel with it on. Certain tunnels you can't keep it on while going through.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:30 PM   #4
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If we go for a couple hours or less...depending on temps...we don't but we cold soak overnight before leaving.

Extended trip the refer is running on propane....no issues doing this except...your refer and contents remain cold/froze including the stuff in the freezer.

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Old 07-18-2012, 09:38 PM   #5
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I always travel with the propane on unless there are regulatory conditions (like when traveling over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel) that, by law, require me to turn it off.
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:59 PM   #6
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We have kept the fridge on while on the road for well over 15k long distance travels without problems. We do turn it off if we can't level the trailer (front to back) while stopping for food/shopping etc. Neither of us remember to turn it off while fueling.
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:02 PM   #7
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We keep the fridge/freezer running on propane while we are on the road in between stops. I must say that despite the blast furnace like summer we've had - we haven't really used a ton of propane (or at less than I expected) on our trip this summer.
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Old 07-19-2012, 01:45 PM   #8
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We run the fridge everytime we travel. Never had a problem. I am thinking about adding a 12volt fan to help it out though.
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Old 07-19-2012, 02:51 PM   #9
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We travel with ours on.
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:20 PM   #10
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We travel with our fridge on. If you have the propane on and stop for fuel, you may want to consider turning it off as well as the items running on propane while refueling. I do this just to be safe. I know others may tell you different, but that is just my opinion and what I do to be safe.


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