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Old 06-27-2011, 02:47 PM   #1
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Quick question

I have a 2010 Fleetwood Terra with a Dometic refrigerator and would like to know how much propane the frig will use if keep closed for about a week
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Old 06-27-2011, 03:00 PM   #2
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The fridge will run for months on a full tank of propane. It uses very little.
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Old 06-27-2011, 03:38 PM   #3
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the majority use is for furnace and hot water heater. If you open the ref, panel and look at the flame, it is very small. Ref. will run for a long, long time on a tank.
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Old 06-27-2011, 04:43 PM   #4
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the majority use is for furnace and hot water heater. If you open the ref, panel and look at the flame, it is very small. Ref. will run for a long, long time on a tank.
Does it using any DC power when it is running? Unit will not be plugged in for about 5 days and do not want to empty the fridge
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"Does it using any DC power when it is running? Unit will not be plugged in for about 5 days and do not want to empty the fridge"


Yes. But again very little.
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:01 PM   #6
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Yes DC power is used for control and operation (At least on DSI types)

Truthfully, just a couple of gallons of propane will last a long time.. I don't know how long but we ran qutie a while on 2 gallons.. But part of the time we had 120vac. Come to think of it though. 120vac was limited so I locked the fridge on gas.. Was a week before I hit solid 120vac.
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The problem will be if the batteries will make it long enough to run the controller board.

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