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Old 04-28-2016, 05:26 PM   #1
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Suggestions for traveling with a cool Fridge

I was told by Dealer that the best way to travel with the 3way Fridge running is
1. Hook up to electricity before travel get Fridge cold put on coldest setting.
2. Right before taking off put Fridge on warmer setting switch to battery.
3. Tow vehicle with tow package has battery charge line that will keep battery from draining.

I guess when stopped and no electricity available switch to gas propane.

Would like to know if others travel this way and any tips that could be helpful.

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Old 04-28-2016, 05:49 PM   #2
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That's the way I do it ! Works for me !
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Old 04-29-2016, 08:39 AM   #3
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I like to also put a couple frozen steaks in the fridge when leaving. Serves more than one purpose!
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We get it cold while plugged in at home and switch ours to propane while traveling. Never had an issue and everything stays cold!!
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Old 04-29-2016, 11:10 AM   #5
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We turn ours on using propane after hitching up just before departure for a trip. The unit will be ice cold in about 1.5 hours.
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Old 04-29-2016, 12:35 PM   #6
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We get it cold while plugged in at home and switch ours to propane while traveling. Never had an issue and everything stays cold!!
X2...I did it with my pop up and do it now with the ROO 23SS.
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Old 04-29-2016, 12:44 PM   #7
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gas on

we have always traveled with our gas on and have never had a problem with the refrig staying cold.
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Old 04-29-2016, 12:52 PM   #8
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We plug it in at home to get it cold before we leave, then switch it to automatic after we hitch it up. Leave the propane on and it stays cold.
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:03 PM   #9
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careful with propane

The first time we took out our Surveyor TT we ran the gas on the fridge and it burned out the thermal fuse. Likely this was due to shifting air currents but the thermal fuse was hard to come by and not readily apparent looking at the unit.
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:16 PM   #10
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You will get may suggestions and opinions as to use gas or not while driving. It is a risk that you may or may not want to take. But there is a risk.

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