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Old 05-06-2012, 04:52 PM   #1
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Norcold Refridgerator Question HELP!!!!

Can you use Propane to keep the refridgerator cold, while driving. How does this usually work. Thanks! Sandy of sandy n john
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Old 05-06-2012, 04:59 PM   #2
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We usually keep ours on "auto", when we unplug from shore power it auto goes to propane and vice versa.
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We usually keep ours on "auto", when we unplug from shore power it auto goes to propane and vice versa.
Same here, that's the easiest way. Just remember to turn on the propane. Also,what I do at the start of each trip, is light the propane stove...that gets the propane flowing. Otherwise your refrig will take a while to fire up.
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Yes, you certainly can travel with the refrigerator cooling on LP. Some folks consider this a safety issue, and others don't. You can make your mind up on that for yourself. If you do travel with propane on, be sure to shut it off before refueling.!
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THANKS YALL! Will Do! an awesome! Hugs, Sandy
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We put the refrig on propoane when in motioin but turn it off when parked and the HM isn't level (@ a rest stop for example) (after leveling its set to operate from AC). Bad things happen to amonia-based referators when operated out of level (sad experience).
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put it to lp mode, make sure it lights, than hammer down!!!!!
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btw, for refueling purposes, "turning off the propane" does NOT mean shut it off at the tank and leave the fridge, water heater, and/or furnace on. they will try to re-light when the flame goes out. the issue is an ignition source igniting the gasoline vapors at the gas pumps. you need to actually turn off the fridge, water heater, and/or furnace so they dont try to re-light with their built-in spark igniters.
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We put the refrig on propoane when in motioin but turn it off when parked and the HM isn't level (@ a rest stop for example) (after leveling its set to operate from AC). Bad things happen to amonia-based referators when operated out of level (sad experience).
The new ones aren't as sensitive. I store ours with the unit on elec. for months with the front end about a foot lower than the rear with no problems.
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