Originally Posted by sixstring
I put an ice cube in a ziplock bag and leave it in the freezer. If the power did go off for any length of time ,the cube be distorted alerting you to the possibility of spoiled food. We have done this for the last 4 years and it has seemed to work well .
I do this in my outside fridge that runs off of electric only. The inside one if it goes out it will run on gas and if it doesn't you will know.
Believe me lol Our neighbor here had converter issues with their camper from when they bought it and one day they came up and the fridge was dead because it wasn't getting any electric at all for a couple weeks.