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Old 06-02-2012, 02:38 PM   #1
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Drive with refrigerator on?

This may have been talked about before. Just wondering who drives long distances with their fridge on in gas mode? I have heard mixed comments on this. I have tried it with my old tt. It worked great till I had a safety recall done. (Hi temp shut off on burner tube). Thoughts?
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Old 06-02-2012, 02:43 PM   #2
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Mine stays on when traveling. Usually turn it off while fueling motorhome or filling propane tank.
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We travel with ours on and always have. The refrigerator is at least 30ft from the gas filler on our truck so I don't feel any reason for shutting it off. If it were a motorhome and the refrigerator was close to the vehicle fill, I would probably shut it off.
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Old 06-02-2012, 02:56 PM   #4
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:10 PM   #5
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We travel with ours on and always have without any issues. My first truck was a gasser and I never bothered to turn off the fridge when fueling up.
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:38 PM   #6
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I travel with mine on - if I have to get gas - I keep the camper away from the pumps and just put the TV at the pump and I try to use the outside lanes to fill.
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:42 PM   #7
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Travel with mine on all the time. Refrigerator is on opposite side from gas filler so don't worry about it much but it is no problem to turn off for a couple minutes.
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We leave ours on the propane mode during our travels. We try to limit our distance driven each day to around 300-325 miles and it works fine. Really nice when stopping for lunch at mid day and having cold beverages and food.
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:56 PM   #9
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Thanks for all the responses. I will see how it works out when I travel from Ca to Co and back this summer.
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