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Old 03-14-2014, 09:52 PM   #1
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fridge on battery?

Can you run the fridge on battery? My daarn genny is only putting out 80v so wont run the fridge but does seem to charge battery.
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:58 PM   #2
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As far as I know-they only run on Propane or 110 Volt power.If you have the correct inverter(From 12 volt to 110)-and a power source to run it-you should be OK.Check the power specs to make sure you don't burn anything up.
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Old 03-14-2014, 09:59 PM   #3
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Will suck down the battery faster than it can be recharged. Use propane.
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:03 PM   #4
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if your generator is only putting out 80 volts, you better not use it to power anything. You are just asking to replace something, other than the generator.
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:10 PM   #5
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How do you run fridge on propane, I dint see switch anywhere. Ihave a 36ckts
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:13 PM   #6
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Make sure your battery is well charged, turn propane on and select "gas" on fridge. It should light up if all ok. If you have a residential fridge then it will not operate on propane, electric only.

Do you have this option:

Optional 18 cu. ft. stainless steel electric
residential refrigerator with invertor

If yes, then it is only electric.
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If you push the auto button on your fridge, it will run on electric (120 Volt AC). If plugged in and gas (if you have the propoane bottel open) when you unplug.

Just remember to turn it off when you are a the gas station
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:13 PM   #8
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How do you run fridge on propane, I dint see switch anywhere. Ihave a 36ckts
pavetim, did you get an optional residential fridge/freezer? it would run off an inverter and requires a huge bank of batteries, if not on shore power.

if not, then your fridge/freezer is powered by either propane or 110v AC electric power.
are you saying that the dealer didn't show you how to run it on propane, during the PDI?
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I think he has the residential fridge.

You can run the fridge on just the batteries but I do not think you will get much more then one day that way.
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I think he has the residential fridge.

You can run the fridge on just the batteries but I do not think you will get much more then one day that way.
Then he does need a bigger "genny".
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