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Old 04-25-2014, 07:05 AM   #1
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Refrigerator on while traveling?

When we picked up our Crusader 295rst te the dealer told us we could leave the propane on to keep the refrigerator cold. How does everyone feel about this? I've heard so many horror stories about this.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:12 AM   #2
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When we picked up our Crusader 295rst te the dealer told us we could leave the propane on to keep the refrigerator cold. How does everyone feel about this? I've heard so many horror stories about this.
Do a (Search) at the top of this Forum on this subject and you can (Read) the (Horror Stories)! Youroo!!
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:14 AM   #3
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drive 8-10 hrs when its 90+ degrees without the fridge on ? what does spoiled milk taste like ? eeeew !!
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drive 8-10 hrs when its 90+ degrees without the fridge on ? what does spoiled milk taste like ? eeeew !!
I've done 10+ hours in upper 80-90 degree with the fridge off. As long as you don't stop a lot and open it up it will stay cold.

I keep the camper plugged in and the fridge on when it's parked at home from the time I open it in the spring until i close it up for the winter. The last thing we do before we leave home is turn the fridge off and unplug it from the house. All the food we take is put in the day before we leave. So it's nice and cold when we leave.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:31 AM   #5
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I run with the fridge on.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:33 AM   #6
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Always on for us...either from electrical power at home or propane on the road.
Start the fridge in mid may and turn it off mid October before winterizing.
Never had a problem...been 5 years now !
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:35 AM   #7
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I run down the road with mine on all the time.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:43 AM   #8
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I run down the road with mine on all the time.
X2........you've got better odds of get hit by lightning than your fridge exploding.
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:48 AM   #9
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Old 04-25-2014, 07:50 AM   #10
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This question comes up quite often. Here's a link to a poll about travel with the fridge on.

Do you run with your LP on or off

And here's a link to a more recent discussion.

Traveling Basics - Fridge on while traveling?

Enjoy.
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