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Old 04-25-2011, 05:35 PM   #21
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Since to run the fridge at full capacity takes about 300 watts, it's too bad the fridge builders don't include a lower capacity 100 watts at 12 volts, to help on the road. That would be about 8 amp draw on the TV's 12 volt hot-wire, a reasonable amount. After all, you only need the fridge cold enough to bridge the time during a day's drive.

The scary part of running the fridge on propane while on the road, is making a fuel stop. Better have it shut down for that one.

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Old 06-21-2012, 06:48 AM   #22
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I have a question about the fridge pilot light during transit. A friend has an older trailer and says his fridge pilot will blow out on the road. I wanted to check to see how my system was designed, and if pilot blow out is something I should consider. I couldn't find mention of it in my owner's manual. Any help is appreciated.

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Old 06-21-2012, 07:49 AM   #23
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The pilots lights on rv fridges are designed to be on while on the road and do not routinely blow out unless there are some extenuating circumstances like someone modifies the OE arrangement.

I would not worry about it unless you have the problem.

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