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View Poll Results: Do you travel with the frig on?
Yes I do travel with the frig on. 382 57.53%
No I do not travel with the frig on. 81 12.20%
I travel with frig on but stop to turn off propane at tunnels 31 4.67%
I travel with frig on but turn off propane while fueling 51 7.68%
I travel with frig on and never turn off propane. 161 24.25%
I`m new at this so I`m on the fence 41 6.17%
Do you travel with your fridge on using AC/Inverter or generator?. 15 2.26%
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:04 PM   #11
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How was this a multiple choice poll? Why private?


Because you could vote for:

I travel with the frig on.
I turn off the propane for tunnels.
I turn off propane while fueling.

I know its thin, but give Crabman a break. Been up since 4 AM.

IIRC most of our polls are private.
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:19 PM   #12
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I'm not trying to be critical one way or the other but why would you travel with it off?
My reasons for leaving them on,I've found they use very little propane and the frige has to play catch up when you get to the camp ground,plus you tend to get a lot of condensation when you shut them off.
Seems to me that would just freeze on the coils when you restart.
I dont run mine when not in use.
I usually start it the day before we are heading out,shut it off when its unloaded at home and leave the door cracked so the condensation will dry out.
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How does everyone keep the pilot light lit while driving we have a 2013 X23B we tried it our last trip but it just kept going out then the fridge would have to be reset before it would try to light again any suggestions?
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How does everyone keep the pilot light lit while driving we have a 2013 X23B we tried it our last trip but it just kept going out then the fridge would have to be reset before it would try to light again any suggestions?
Hmmm, not sure cause I`ve never had that happen even on really windy days.
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Old 09-05-2013, 07:42 PM   #15
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How does everyone keep the pilot light lit while driving we have a 2013 X23B we tried it our last trip but it just kept going out then the fridge would have to be reset before it would try to light again any suggestions?
You don't have a pilot it is electronic ignition. Sounds like the ignitor may not be in the proper position, or the burner needs adjustment.
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How do you know what the cause is we had only went about 10 miles stopped to get a water bottle thought I would check it and the lights on the fridge was blinking which on my unit means its not on and after so many seconds it would try again up to 3 times then it would have to be turned off and them back on which it starts to work till we take off again. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:42 PM   #17
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How does everyone keep the pilot light lit while driving we have a 2013 X23B we tried it our last trip but it just kept going out then the fridge would have to be reset before it would try to light again any suggestions?
This was a big problem back in the 70's.
I can remember making all kinds of wind diverters from tin,card board,duct tape and what ever we could make work.
I havn't had that problem for several rigs ago.
The electronic ignition has helped but the regular flame when it is operating is really nothing more than a pilot light sized flame.
There must be something wrong or missing on your frige if it is a newer camper.
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:53 PM   #18
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Frig is on 12 volts while traveling, propane off. Arrival at campground I turn it to 110 volts. Use propane only when boondocking.
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Frig is on 12 volts while traveling, propane off. Arrival at campground I turn it to 110 volts. Use propane only when boondocking.
What type of fridge do you have that operates on 12v only. I know some of the very small fridges found in pup have a 12v option, but the overwhelming majority of modern RV fridges I know of are 12VDC+propane or 120VAC.

I travel with my fridge on propane most every trip.
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Old 09-05-2013, 09:56 PM   #20
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Do you travel with the frig on poll

I leave my propane on the hole camping season and have never shut the fridge off wile traveling. I do inspect the fridge for birds nest my father in laws had a 5er catch on fire going 65 mph on the interstate it was totaled out.
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