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Old 05-17-2015, 05:14 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by f5moab View Post
Majority of RV'ers travel with the fridge running on propane? When traveling I just use the 12 volt setting. Then disconnect at the campsite and turn on the gas.
The vast majority of RV fridges are 2 way, not 3 way, so they can't run on 12v.

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Old 05-17-2015, 05:27 PM   #12
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A lot of the pop ups have the three way fridges that can run 12v (although I do agree with the statement that MOST rv's only have 120v or propane). I only used the 12v when towing as the tow vehicle can provide voltage to replenish what is used. When running 12v for the fridge uses a lot of amps to work so if I was going to be parked greater than an hour I would switch to propane until we got running again. Have had it happen (very first time with a rental) where I left the fridge on 12v and killed the battery before we even left. Spent most the weekend recharging the battery with jumper cables off the TV.

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Old 05-17-2015, 06:04 PM   #13
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Guess I was just thinking of popups....

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