Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-25-2014, 11:31 PM   #11
Senior Member
Bluesky46's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Moses Lake
Posts: 228
If I am more than 4-5 hours from my destination I run the LP on the fridge. Anything shorter, the fridge will stay cold with no power. Always off when I fuel, and some places require it be off. Like Washington State Ferries.

Bluesky46 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-22-2014, 10:50 PM   #12
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 60
Originally Posted by cdrcos@gmail.com View Post
I always do and agree that is the way they were designed, however some folks are concerned about the open flame when they refuel and correctly point out that, if you don't open the doors, you can travel all day with out the refrigerator working and the food will stay cold.
The food will not likely stay cold when it's 90-100 degrees outside, and you drive for many hours; also, you will likely want to open it to get cold drinks, have lunch, and so on. Concerned folks can turn off the refrigerator when they refuel.

Eric6A is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2014, 04:55 AM   #13
Site Team
norty1's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 12,056
We seldom if ever fill up on the road in tow. We start out with a full tank and stop before fuel is needed.
2011 351RLTS Eagle, Mor/Ryde suspension & pin box
06 F350 Lariat PSD, SRW, LB, CC, EGR delete kit, 16K DrawTite hitch, Timbrens, TST TPMS

Can't find what you're looking on JOF? Try:Jayco Owners Forum Custom Google Search
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." - Mark Twain
norty1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2014, 06:43 AM   #14
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 769
We always get gas when un hooked. So far we have not traveled far enough to need fuel while connected. I just leave the fridge on auto and don't lose any sleep over it.
2013 33 RLDS
2004 Chevy Avalanche 2500 8.1
2007 TBSS
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora
2015 Chrysler 200C AWD
33 RLDS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2014, 09:14 AM   #15
Senior Member
Bobx2's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: Colorado
Posts: 279
I fire mine up before we leave the house, and shut it off when we get back home. Never give it a second thought.

Becky, Bob and Taylie & Bode
2009 Silverado 2500HD Duramax/Allison
2014 Heartland Sundance XLT 245RL
His and Hers Polaris 570 Touring ATV's
Bobx2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-23-2014, 09:26 AM   #16
Senior Member
The Hawk's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Stockton, CA
Posts: 128
I never run it at all while driving The propane tank is always shut off. No chance of fire that way while underway. Refer stays cool for 8 hours, put a gallon frozen water jug in the refer to help.

Jim and Sharon
Jayco 2011 Greyhawk SS31
Stockton, CA
The Hawk is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:25 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.