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Old 08-06-2016, 09:43 PM   #21
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In addition to when you stop for TV go-juice, there are a few tunnels and such that you should shut down the propane before entering. Just keep an eye open for the signs. To change a phrase from another of my hobbies, relax, don't worry, and drive on.

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Old 08-06-2016, 09:50 PM   #22
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If you have a 12v option you can always switch to that in lieu of propane if you are not comfortable driving with the propane on.

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Old 08-06-2016, 11:25 PM   #23
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Mine's been on auto since April including a 4750-mile trip and many fill-ups without a problem. If you turn the thing off you're likely to never get it cool since they take so long to cool down.

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Old 08-06-2016, 11:34 PM   #24
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It is designed to run on propane while driving. 10 weeks on Alaska trip, 5 weeks coming home from winter in Texas, all sorts of shorter ran great on gas and switching back and forth to electric. Keep your food and family safe, run the lp.
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Old 08-07-2016, 07:01 AM   #25
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Agreed running it on propane is not a problem. Enjoy!
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Old 08-07-2016, 10:36 AM   #26
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Here's trailer Trailer Life's expert's take on the subject. First part of the video is about leveling the fridge, the last part is about driving with the propane on.

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Old 08-07-2016, 01:03 PM   #27
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I was driving with one tank open when we we hit by 18 wheeler from side. The tt landed on its side and both tanks came off. The flow valve shut the one tank down. EMS personnel checked tanks and cut battery lose and move all three away from unit. Beside the safety built into tanks, EMS look for these things as well if there is a problem.
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Old 08-07-2016, 01:12 PM   #28
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The original poster is gone , went out to buy ice !
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Old 08-07-2016, 01:29 PM   #29
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I have one of these:

You can order them from Bed, Bath & Beyond.

Great during camping, and it will read out in the truck going down the road, too. If you are leery of running the propane, you can at least monitor the temps between campsites.

With our Roo 19, we could go about 4 hrs before the fridge got too warm for the DW's preference. Our Mini lite's fridge seems bigger, so we've gone to running the propane,
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Old 08-10-2016, 04:43 AM   #30
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When you say turn the propane off while fueling, do you mean just turn the refrig off, or the propane itself?

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