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Old 07-14-2018, 02:35 PM   #1
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“Battery Power Converter”

I have a question about my 2016 Wildwood 171RBXL having a “battery power converter”. I thought that it would run the fridge on vehicle power while rolling down the road? I am towing with a 2018 Tundra. The more I read, it’s looking like I need to just run it on LP?
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Old 07-14-2018, 02:42 PM   #2
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A CONVERTER turns 120 volt AC into 12 volts DC to power the 12 volt systems and recharge your battery.

An INVERTER changes 12 volts DC to 120 volts AC.

Running with propane gives the best cooling of the reefer.
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Old 07-14-2018, 02:46 PM   #3
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A CONVERTER turns 120 volt AC into 12 volts DC to power the 12 volt systems and recharge your battery.

An INVERTER changes 12 volts DC to 120 volts AC.

Running with propane gives the best cooling of the reefer.


That’s what I thought, the system in this model is designed just to keep the 12v battery charging! Thanks for the response!! I’ll keep it running on propane, it doesn’t seem to use ANY fuel and with 2 tanks, it’s a no brainer
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DarChar, suggest you Google "the 12 Volt Side of Life".
It'll give you some basic RV electrical system information.
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DarChar, suggest you Google "the 12 Volt Side of Life".
It'll give you some basic RV electrical system information.


I’ve seen that site mentioned before! I’ll be sure and check it out! Thanks!
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