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Old 05-15-2018, 03:02 PM   #1
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Running fridge while traveling

We have never run our fridge while driving in our Greyhawk Prestige 29MVP but are taking longer trips and would like to run it. Our fridge has 2 options, AC and propane. When using propane do I need to have the main power switch in the cabin on to provide DC to the fridge propane system?
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Old 05-15-2018, 03:34 PM   #3
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I run mine all the time while traveling. I plug it in the night before and keep it in auto so when I unplug it switches over to propane.
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I run mine all the time while traveling. I plug it in the night before and keep it in auto so when I unplug it switches over to propane.
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I also plug mine in over night and then just let the auto take over when we unplug and pull down the road. Been doing it for years that way and so far NO problems
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Old 05-15-2018, 05:28 PM   #6
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Ours is on Auto and always On, parked, driving, or camping (our favorite).
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I have a question, if you are supposed to keep fridge level when parked to keep from messing it up, how can it be ran driving down the road without it messing up?
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Ours is on Auto and always On, parked, driving, or camping (our favorite).
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I have a question, if you are supposed to keep fridge level when parked to keep from messing it up, how can it be ran driving down the road without it messing up?
The problem with an unlevel RV refrigerator is caused when being out of level prevents the ammonia in the cooling system from circulating properly. Driving down the road sloshes the ammonia around, allowing the circulation to work as designed. No problem.
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I have a question, if you are supposed to keep fridge level when parked to keep from messing it up, how can it be ran driving down the road without it messing up?
Because it actually helps keep the refrigerant (ammonia/water mix) moving. When parked and not level the liquid can stop circulating since it pools at the low point of the coils.
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