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Old 11-10-2009, 11:51 AM   #1
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Running Refrigerator in Freezing Weather

I Have Jenn-Air Residential Fridge in My 2008 Dynasty, Is It Ok to Leave Fridge Running while Coach is Stored For Winter Months in an Unheated Building while Coach is plugged into 50 AMP power source?.
I Live In Minnesota & The Outside Temps Can get to -40 BELOW Zero
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I Have Jenn-Air Residential Fridge in My 2008 Dynasty, Is It Ok to Leave Fridge Running while Coach is Stored For Winter Months in an Unheated Building while Coach is plugged into 50 AMP power source?.
I Live In Minnesota & The Outside Temps Can get to -40 BELOW Zero
My own personal thoughts are to just turn it off. Geeze, I've been living here in Minnesota (T.C./Duluth) for over 50 years and I have only experienced -30*F.
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I think that is a good question. I know they say not to put a freezer in the garage if the temps drop below freezing. Maybe call the mfg or check with a local appliance dealer? I have been thinking of upgrading and planning on a residential freg but now I am starting to wonder since I live in WI. Please post your findings.

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Why not just empty the Fridge and turn it OFF

When we had the seasonal cottage we did just that, Turned OFF for the winter except for a couple of weekends for Ice fishing and snowmobiling>

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Why not just empty the Fridge and turn it OFF

When we had the seasonal cottage we did just that, Turned OFF for the winter except for a couple of weekends for Ice fishing and snowmobiling>

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YUP - I wonder the same thing, why NOT turn it off? We only get down to zero, or slightly below, here in eastern Oregon - and have always shut down the Dometic in our KIT 5er, and plan to do the same with the Norcold in the MH - owners manual in neither of them say anything about extra precautions for extended storage in colder climates.
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We Live In Minnesota & Place Coach In Our UNHEATED Barn, However We would
Like To Go Somewhere After 1st Of The Year, I Just Did not Want to Unload ALL THE BEER from Fridge. Guess I'll Need to do some serious drinking, HA HA
Yup I Shut-er Down
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