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Old 05-22-2011, 06:11 PM   #1
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fridg turned on during travelling?

Is it safe to leave the fridg on gas while travelling?
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:31 PM   #2
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Probably 98% of the travelers do with no problems. Of course there will be that 2% who will tell you all sorts of horror stories.
Just be sure to turn the refer off when refueling.
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Old 05-22-2011, 06:59 PM   #3
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Probably 98% of the travelers do with no problems. Of course there will be that 2% who will tell you all sorts of horror stories.
Just be sure to turn the refer off when refueling.
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I have been traveling for years with the fridge on propane. Never had a problem. I do turn the fridge off when fueling, just in case. As the previous poster stated, I'm sure others will chime in.

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Old 05-22-2011, 07:01 PM   #4
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Like a bad penny...

This question keeps coming up.
Yes, I do; but some don't.
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Old 05-22-2011, 07:20 PM   #5
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In a recent poll found here
Do you run with your LP on or off

80% said they run with the LP on.
17% said they don't.
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Old 06-24-2011, 10:21 PM   #6
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We just travelled from Alabama to Wyoming and back with the fride on our Wildcat on the entire time we weren't plugged in. Absolutley no problem.
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Old 06-24-2011, 10:56 PM   #7
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We travel with it on all the time even when fueling..................diesel at truck stops. Off when fueling at regular pumps which makes me think that your water heater should be off also!
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Old 06-24-2011, 11:44 PM   #8
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We travel with the fridge off...gas bottles turned off. It just seems to be easier that way. Better safe than sorry??? Not sure.
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Old 06-24-2011, 11:52 PM   #9
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It's pretty hard to keep things frozen in the freezer without the fridge on.
We don't worry about shutting it off while fueling, as it simply isn't a hazard unless someone else is filling their car right beside your fridge vents. Highly unlikely.
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Old 06-25-2011, 12:12 PM   #10
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Have always left the fridge on on all three TT's for over 20yrs w/o incident.
Never worried about refueling, and even less now with a diesel.
I always do turn off the water heater & furnace.

Only thing to remember is traveling with the fridge on, to park it on reasonaly flat ground whenever you stop. Very hard on them to try to operate out of level.

Explanation here:
http://www.rvfridge.com/gravity.htm
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