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Old 11-16-2011, 06:31 PM   #1
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Refrigerator driving

We're new to RVing and have only been on short camping trips. One question I have is: Can I run the fridge safely while driving? If so, do I use the generator or propane?
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I use the propane for the refrigerator while traveling and have for many, many years.
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Run it on propane. That's what it's designed for.
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I agree with the others......run it on propane unless you are running the genset for house A/C while underway.
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I leave mine on auto. Let the coach decide. One day you will forget to switch it or your shore power drops off for a day or two and then it's too late. Only thing I do is turn it off and prop the doors when not in use.
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travel on propane, BUT TURN FRIDGE OFF WHILE FUELING.
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Old 11-16-2011, 06:57 PM   #7
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travel on propane, BUT TURN FRIDGE OFF WHILE FUELING.
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I agree with the others......run it on propane unless you are running the genset for house A/C while underway.

Been running on propane for 27 years and have not had one blow up yet....

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if i am traveling less than 3 hours drive I just turn it off... otherwise it is on propane.
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Leave it on auto.
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Been running on propane for 27 years and have not had one blow up yet....

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Run it on propane. That's what it's designed for.
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Thanks for all your help folks.
Unfortunately, our MH is so old that there is no "AUTO" setting. It's either gas, electric or off.
Thanks again for the help!
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I leave mine on auto. Let the coach decide. One day you will forget to switch it or your shore power drops off for a day or two and then it's too late. Only thing I do is turn it off and prop the doors when not in use.
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