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Old 06-02-2021, 06:38 PM   #1
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Refrigerator on or off while moving.

Does anyone leave your fridge on while traveling? We just did for 1500 miles, no problem. But now we’re told not to. Opinions?
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Old 06-02-2021, 06:48 PM   #3
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We leave ours on but turn it off when getting gas.
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Old 06-02-2021, 06:52 PM   #4
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Does anyone leave your fridge on while traveling? We just did for 1500 miles, no problem. But now we’re told not to. Opinions?
We typically leave it on. On occasion, during rough road periods it sometimes exhibits "the beep" when we stop for fuel or rest.
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Old 06-02-2021, 07:00 PM   #5
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I tend to go for 6 to 10 hours so yes fridge is on.
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Old 06-02-2021, 07:09 PM   #6
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Always ON !! Florida weather makes a NoCold 1200 work overtime even in winter. I need to learn how to reduce the times it goes into defrost mode.
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We've ful timed for 5 yrs and I've never turned it off, tunnels, bridges, traveling, fueling, and Evan entering California . My question is why would you unless your worried about blowing up but can't say I've read any news stories about that. Just make sure your tanks are secured and check for leaks a couple times a year , and enjoy the ride and gas on it, pun intended.
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Traveling or parked

If I can't trust it while traveling I dang sure would be suspicious when parked
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Old 06-02-2021, 07:35 PM   #9
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We turn ours on about a day before departing home, then turn it off as we unload it when returning home. No matter how long the trip, a couple of days to several months.
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On, 24/7 no matter what. If the inverter is working I run it on 120. Draws 450 watts. alternator can more than keep up with that. I like my stuff cold.

As for the beep beep beep from the door, it usually doesn't happen when driving, but this is the second one in a row I have had that if the level isn't just right and I walk past the door starts beeping. Never have figured out how to adjust it.
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On all the time we are out, except when gassing up. I cannot imagine shutting it off when traveling (I am referencing my electric/propane fridge) Always on propane when when moving. Hard enough to keep a constant temp without shutting it off.
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Old 06-02-2021, 07:56 PM   #13
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When running down the road, I run the generator to power the AC/heat pump and fridge.
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On all the time. Across the Rockies and through the smokies many many times. Been doing this since 1974 with no problems. I have never had a refrigerator failure in any of 8 campers With refrigerators I have owned.
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