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Old 08-28-2016, 08:50 AM   #31
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Propane is always on for the fridge. Also I leave it on in the winter to run the furnace so things don't freeze up when I'm heading south.
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Old 09-12-2016, 09:44 PM   #32
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Question: I would like to use my propane to cool my fridge the night before I leave for a 4 hour trip. Do I need my battery hooked up to precool my fridge if I have my fridge set on auto? I have dual tanks, so if I run out of propane it should automatically switch over.
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Old 09-12-2016, 09:57 PM   #33
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Question: I would like to use my propane to cool my fridge the night before I leave for a 4 hour trip. Do I need my battery hooked up to precool my fridge if I have my fridge set on auto? I have dual tanks, so if I run out of propane it should automatically switch over.

Yes. The fridge controls and igniter run off 12v
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Old 09-12-2016, 11:10 PM   #34
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Question: I would like to use my propane to cool my fridge the night before I leave for a 4 hour trip. Do I need my battery hooked up to precool my fridge if I have my fridge set on auto? I have dual tanks, so if I run out of propane it should automatically switch over.
If you're hooked up to shore power, why would you precool with propane when you have 110v AC power?
Save the propane and use it for enroute if you want.
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Old 09-13-2016, 09:33 PM   #35
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I have my camper in storage so no shore power is available. Does the pilot flame ever go out during travelling if I decide to leave the propane on?
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I have my camper in storage so no shore power is available. Does the pilot flame ever go out during travelling if I decide to leave the propane on?
Mine never has in 10 years.
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Old 11-12-2017, 08:22 PM   #37
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Do you leave gas on when traveling to destination?
Sure. I like my ice cream frozen. Exhaust is far far away from gas tank while fueling.

Much farther than the knuckle heads you still occasionally see smoking at the gas pump. Or gassing up a can in the back of the truck.
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Old 12-04-2017, 09:42 PM   #38
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I always leave it on.

We have Propane water heater, clothes dryer, and boiler in our home...we don't turn off our residential LP while not home. It makes no sense to turn off the camper LP either.
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Old 12-05-2017, 06:37 AM   #39
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We also leave it on propane when traveling. Always have, always will.
Ditto...16 years with ZERO problems.

You're going to have more problems with tires or plumbing or furniture or electrical than propane over the course of your RVing life.
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