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Old 11-13-2018, 07:26 PM   #1
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Propane/electric RV fridge question

I donít think this should matter if itís a Suburban or Dometic refrigerator but,

If the outside temperatures are both above and below freezing temps day and night this time of year, is there any reason to believe the fridge wonít work correctly?

Does it have to be in electric mode or will propane work as well? I have access to 50 amp right now, and will eventually have 50 amp at the new place, but may only have 15 amp until the new 50 amp outlet gets installed.

Weíre in the middle of moving between homes, and may want to transfer food stuff by using the RV fridge during the move, so Iím asking.
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I don’t think this should matter if it’s a Suburban or Dometic refrigerator but,

If the outside temperatures are both above and below freezing temps day and night this time of year, is there any reason to believe the fridge won’t work correctly?

Does it have to be in electric mode or will propane work as well? I have access to 50 amp right now, and will eventually have 50 amp at the new place, but may only have 15 amp until the new 50 amp outlet gets installed.

We’re in the middle of moving between homes, and may want to transfer food stuff by using the RV fridge during the move, so I’m asking.
I am right now, using my RV fridge freezer to keep my turkey frozen til Thanksgiving. It is 25 at night & 40 during the day. I monitor it from the house with a remote thermometer.
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Old 11-14-2018, 09:09 AM   #3
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The refrigerant used in the refrigerator probably has a flash point of -20 to -40 degrees and this flashing off of the refrigerant is what cools the unit. It will not be effected at freezing temperatures that youíre talking about whether you are in ac or lpg mode.
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