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Old 04-25-2014, 07:53 AM   #11
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Run down the road with fridge on. My fuel fill is 22 feet from the fridge. If you feel uneasy about fueling with the fridge on, turn it off when you fuel, then turn it back on.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:55 AM   #12
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I took the liberty of moving this thread to "General Tech and Repairs" from the "Prime Time" forum. This question affects almost every camper owner, not just Prime Time owners.
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Old 04-25-2014, 08:33 AM   #13
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Running the refrigerator on gas, while closed up, does that apply to popups too? I have a HW276. Going out on my first trip tonight. Can I turn it on now to get it ready/cool? Supposed to rain most of today, which is why I don't want to run an electric cord out to the unit right now.
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Running the refrigerator on gas, while closed up, does that apply to popups too? I have a HW276. Going out on my first trip tonight. Can I turn it on now to get it ready/cool? Supposed to rain most of today, which is why I don't want to run an electric cord out to the unit right now.
I think many popups have 3 way fridges ?? The 12 volt mode would be best for travel if that is the case.
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Old 04-25-2014, 08:59 AM   #15
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IF you're trying to chill the fridge at home while a pop up is folded down, I can't advise
other than to say- running on 12v dc mode (if you have that option) will
drain your trailer battery completely in 24 hours. I'm talking dead as a
rock. Not good for the battery.

I don't know what the recommended procedure is for a folded down pop up.
I'm curious tho....
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Old 04-25-2014, 09:03 AM   #16
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Running power from the house isn't much different than having it plugged in at a CG in the rain.
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Old 04-25-2014, 09:15 AM   #17
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Old 04-25-2014, 02:38 PM   #18
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Cut mine on a few days before trip to reach temp, leave in auto and run on LP while traveling. Have ran up to 70 MPH without issue.

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Cut mine on a few days before trip to reach temp, leave in auto and run on LP while traveling. Have ran up to 70 MPH without issue.

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I suppose at 71mph - all bets are off .

We keep ours cool using propane while traveling - not an issue.
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Ice cold frig makes a Happy Camper...keep ours on all-the-time!
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