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Old 05-09-2016, 10:48 PM   #1
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Should the fridge operate with ONLY shoreline power?
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Old 05-09-2016, 10:51 PM   #2
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No it should operate on propane as well.


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Old 05-09-2016, 11:42 PM   #3
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I guess I need to rephrase the question....Will it operate (gas or shoreline) without the house battery turned on?
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One more correction...I meant to say Dometic RV fridge.
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I guess I need to rephrase the question....Will it operate (gas or shoreline) without the house battery turned on?

No. You need to have the house battery on because the Fridg needs 12 volt.
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The refrigerator will operate when on shore power or when the generator is running and the house batteries are off if the convertor is working. The convertor will supply 12 volts to the coach.
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Old 05-11-2016, 07:34 AM   #7
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The fridge control board needs 12V to power the control board. That 12V can come from battery or 110V AC supplied to the RV converter. This is the case for both electric or propane.
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If I'm on shore power and I have my battery disconnect off, the fridg will not work. Even on propane, it needs to see 12 volts from the batteries. Is this not the case with most coaches?
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Most coaches when, on shore power, get the 12 volt power from the converter even if the battery disconnect is open (off).

Does other 12 volt items operate when on shore power with the disconnect open?
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Old 05-12-2016, 09:54 AM   #10
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The fridge seems to be working...at least it's maintaining a consistent temperature on shoreline only. The reason I have the battery turned off is because of a defective module that keeps battery charged. I was told to pull that module off the circuit board by FR. The battery monitor is showing full charge.
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