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Old 09-04-2011, 09:09 AM   #1
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Using refridge while traveling

Being new was wondering if there is any concerns to using the refridgerator while traveling down the road?
According to our dealer while doing the walk thru he said there is no problems with this.
Thanks for any and all info.
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Old 09-04-2011, 09:11 AM   #2
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No problem. We do it all the time.
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Old 09-04-2011, 09:15 AM   #3
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Just maybe a good idea to turn it off when refueling.
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Old 09-04-2011, 10:12 AM   #4
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Its fine to have the fridge on while driving.

We do it every time we're out but you could turn it off on short trips if it is a concern.

I understand there are a couple tunnels on the East coast somewhere that require it to be off and there is the gas station thing. We've not shut our fridge off at a gas station ever and frankly I've never even heard of someone's trailer exploding.
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Old 09-04-2011, 11:48 AM   #5
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Thanks for the replys. I plan on traveling with the fridge on just wanted some thoughts from people who have experience.
I always figured nothing beats learning from those who have done it before.
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Old 09-04-2011, 02:00 PM   #6
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When we went to Florida last year, I set the refer on "auto" so it used electric when avail and gas the rest of the time. The only time I turned it off was when we topped off the propane tank.

No problems encountered.

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Old 09-05-2011, 10:04 PM   #7
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Just maybe a good idea to turn it off when refueling.
Aren't you worried someone starting their car might light the fumes? After all the refer's vent are a long way from the gas tank. If you are that worried about lighting off the fuel fumes there are probably other things that would do that too...
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Oh I think you are fine leaving I on all the time. I never turn mine off. I have just been told ylou should turn it off.
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Old 09-05-2011, 10:27 PM   #9
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I run mine on long hauls. If the trip is short say 2-4 hours. I mostly turn it on the night before we leave pack it the day of, and when we roll out I turn it off. It stays cold I find for about 3-4 hours after you shut it off.
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Old 09-06-2011, 12:32 AM   #10
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Leave it on, it is designed to be left on, ours has been switching between propane and 110V automatically since 15 April 2011 and has never been switched off.

In a gas station if some one squirts gas at your rig near the fridge vent then there is a good possibility that your rig, the gas station and everyone within 2 miles will do a Bruce Willis type exit..........but they say that can happen if you use your cell phone at the gas station also
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