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Old 07-12-2014, 06:40 PM   #21
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Is yours that loud or worried about gas leak?
It was a sarcastic comment. Kind of like....I don't know how anyone can have any fun while worrying about....everything!
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Old 07-12-2014, 07:21 PM   #22
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I don't know how anyone can get a decent nights sleep with the fridge running on gas.
Just close our eyes. Refrigerators have been running for many years on propane without any ill effects. It's not like there's a bonfire going in the back of them. I sure hope you don't have natural gas heat in your house.
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Old 07-12-2014, 08:06 PM   #23
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Just close our eyes. Refrigerators have been running for many years on propane without any ill effects. It's not like there's a bonfire going in the back of them. I sure hope you don't have natural gas heat in your house.
Not worried at all. Grew up with a pilot burning in the stove and my hot water heater still has a pilot.
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:01 PM   #24
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It was a sarcastic comment. Kind of like....I don't know how anyone can have any fun while worrying about....everything!
OK. I'm with you now. Missed the masked humor that time.
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:30 PM   #25
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All when ever traveling. Beer and wine should always stay cooled!!
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Old 07-13-2014, 09:00 AM   #26
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My paperwork on my fridge says its fine to leave on for traveling. It does caution the owner that the camper needs to be level when parked though. I can't remember off hand why though.


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Old 07-13-2014, 09:35 AM   #27
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Always on without an Issue.. My dealer recommended that we use it this way.


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Old 07-13-2014, 09:52 AM   #28
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Mine is always on while traveling just for the purpose of keeping the fridge cold. I'm questioned all the time as well. Bottom line, it's your call.


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Old 07-13-2014, 10:39 AM   #29
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My paperwork on my fridge says its fine to leave on for traveling. It does caution the owner that the camper needs to be level when parked though. I can't remember off hand why though.


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The primary reason for leveling any modern RV is to enable the absorption refrigerator, specifically the low-temperature evaporator coils in the refrigerator, to function properly. Due to the dynamics of the RV absorption refrigerator, the evaporator coils inside the cooling unit must permit the gravity flow of liquid ammonia through a portion of the system. And as any RVer who can spell "RV" will know, liquids simply won't flow uphill. Without getting too steeped into the theory of absorption refrigeration, suffice it to say that it can indeed be costly if the refrigerator is operated off-level. True, newer cooling unit technology incorporated in today's RV refrigerator employs a more vertical approach to evaporator positioning, still the refrigerator must be "relatively" level for optimum operation. Fore and aft as well as side to side leveling remains a concern.
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Old 07-13-2014, 10:49 AM   #30
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On the road propane

I have always used the propane for the fridge when on the road. 40 years and never any problems.
What i also have done is installed a small Halon extinguisher unit up behind the fridge just in case anything ever did happen. It has a head on it like a sprinkler system fire head with the glass in it and if there were a fire it would set it off and hopefully put out the fire. Recommended by an old fire investigator many years ago.
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