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Old 06-19-2013, 07:20 AM   #1
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Solera refrigerator

Newbie here and I know the fridge should be turned on 24 hours before. I don't have access to An outlet though. Can the fridge run for 24 hours off of the battery?

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Old 06-19-2013, 07:54 AM   #2
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First 2 times I took my rig to Delaware I could not keep it at the sons house. I had to put it in a storage lot for 2 weeks. I disconnected both battery cables and after 2 1/2 weeks, I reconnected them and turned on fridge 2 days prior to leaving. Placed some frozen milk jugs in it and the afternoon prior to leaving, we stocked with cold food. Battery did fine.

Because of that, I believe a good battery should serve you fine.


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Old 06-19-2013, 08:03 AM   #3
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Fridge draws 2 amps an hour on propane.
If u have a three way I'm not sure what it draws on 12v only.

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Old 06-19-2013, 08:53 AM   #4
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I have 2013 Solera. The fridge that comes stock I'm pretty sure is only a 2-way - 120V and Propane, as in my Solera. Unless they have started installing 3-way or you upgraded, you'll have the 2-way. You should be fine for 24 hours - and more! Considering what Turbs has said about 2 amps/hour on propane, if you had second house battery installed, a LOT more!
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:26 AM   #5
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No 3-way. We don't use any 3 ways nor do we plan on it. For a larger fridge they don't really work...they might keep cold things cold...but they can't really cool things down on 12v. tiny fridges in B vans might be 3-way.
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Old 06-19-2013, 07:04 PM   #6
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My tent trailer had a 3 way, never used 12v because it drained the batteries real quick and didn't get as cold as when I used propane
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Old 06-19-2013, 08:25 PM   #7
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My frig will run a long time not hooked up to anything. It has been sitting now for a week and is still cold. Will have shore power this weekend, yours will be fine. Just set it on auto and make sure you have propane.
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Old 06-20-2013, 08:22 AM   #8
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Outside frig on 34TBOK seems to defrost while traveling and gets water all over the place & might have even messed up the countertop - anyone have any suggestions on a try to put under it or if there is a way to hook it up with an inverter for travel - Electric only for Outside Kitchen.

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