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Old 09-01-2008, 07:36 PM   #1
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Propane Fridge

I just need a little clarification. Does the propane fridge need some electrical to work. Our battery ran down while dry camping and the propane fridge started a clicking noise like it was trying to light itself. In the morning I fired up the generator and all was well the rest of the day........

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Old 09-01-2008, 07:37 PM   #2
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Yes, a refrigerator running on propane DOES need some battery power to work properly
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Old 09-01-2008, 07:46 PM   #3
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Wow that was a fast reply. I suspected that, thanks for confirming.
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Yea...they need juice. So do most furnaces. (and water heaters)

It will also shorten the life or (ruin) your deep cycle batteries to run them dead.
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Old 09-02-2008, 01:09 PM   #5
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yeah I am not sure why it ran dead. i did check the water in the cells and while a little low it should be okay. I will add some dist water next time I am there. My generator is in the shop right now and I borrowed someone else's gen and it didn't seem to charge as well.... i don't really know. I will check it out this weekend.

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