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Old 08-18-2012, 09:39 AM   #1
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Solar-powered RV Fridge Vent System?

What's your opinion on a Solar-powered RV Fridge Vent System?

This past summer my fridge struggled to keep cool (at the appropriate temp). I ran on propane with it set on the coldest setting, TT was very level, purchased a fan for inside the fridge. Freezer was good. My items came from the home fridge so it shouldn't have had to work to hard.

So now I'm wondering about a Solar-powered RV Fridge Vent System. CW has one for a reasonable $$ amount.

Solar-powered RV Fridge Vent System - Camco RV 42165 - Refrigerator Accessories - Camping World


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Old 08-18-2012, 10:57 AM   #2
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I'm considering installing this vent system,If any body knows what the amp output of the solar panel is,I would like to know.

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Old 08-18-2012, 12:04 PM   #3
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theres a video of this and installation info at ppl motorhomes in houton in parts department.

the manufacturer rep explains all about it.

you can also access at youtube under ppl videos

if you go to ppl click on this item then an option to watch the video presents itself
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Old 08-18-2012, 12:44 PM   #4
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The output is just enough to run the fans.
It is on my "Must buy" soon as I get some loose cash list.
Along with several hundred bucks worth of other stuff.

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Old 08-18-2012, 11:39 PM   #5
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They work great. We had one on the previous slide in camper & I have installed one on the latest purchase.
Very easy install.
I cut into one wire and installed a toggle switch so when parked and not using the TT I can shut the fan off, there is no use of wearing out the fan for nothing.
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