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Old 06-22-2012, 10:47 PM   #1
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refrigerator operation on propane

Here is a simple question. Can you run the ref, on propane while driving Thanks again. Stan
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:00 PM   #2
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I do.
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Old 06-23-2012, 06:10 AM   #3
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We do. But in the interest of safety you should cut it off when fueling.
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Old 06-23-2012, 06:11 AM   #4
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Yep it works fine.
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Old 06-23-2012, 06:22 AM   #5
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It is the primary intent of the ability to run on propane. You do not want your food getting warm while traveling. The only alternative would be running your generator. That would not be practical.

Yes, use the propane while traveling.
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I think most everyone here will tell you yes...

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I also leave mine on while traveling.
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Old 06-24-2012, 02:54 PM   #8
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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.

This is an "agree to disagree" issue.
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Done it both on and off although driving with a flame behind me does make me a little nervous.
I have turned the ref off and drove for eight hours. Was still cold when I turned it back on.
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:04 AM   #10
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What little experience I have so far has proven running on LP is definitely cools the unit better. The freezer seems to stay frozen and will range from -15F to 25F depending on how long it is off or swapping between modes. The fridge however ranges the greatest, sometimes approaching 70F. Running on LP keeps the fridge cooler in my little experience with it. I try to run it on LP most the time, it uses very little and probably the only thing we use LP wise.

If it matters, we are in Texas and it is hot.

I know it is a topic of debate, but I drive with the LP tank on and the fridghe in LP mode. I do however shutdown all when fueling the coach.
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