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Old 03-20-2019, 12:32 PM   #1
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Will the fridge work with propane shutoff?

I haven't tried it but Im curious if the fridge would stay cold without propane provided we are connected to shore power?
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:36 PM   #2
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It depends on the fridge. Most, which work on propane, also work off either 12V or 120V (or both). Both would should work on shore power (assuming no issues). Your owners manual will have that information for you.
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Old 03-20-2019, 12:41 PM   #3
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If your fridge is set to auto then it will switch to Electric when camper plugged in. Once unplugged it will revert back to propane. Later RJD
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Old 03-20-2019, 02:52 PM   #4
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The only caveat is that there have been reports that some fridges starts up on propane when you first turn it on and then switch to electric, so with the propane off it's possible that if the power went off, the fridge would fault and not start back up on electric. I've never seen this, I'm just reporting what I've seen reported.
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Old 03-22-2019, 06:23 AM   #5
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We have a FORESTRIVER WILDWOOD 241QBXL the frigidaire has AUTO and I'm wonder if while traveling if it runs on propane or the battery.
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Old 03-22-2019, 06:33 AM   #6
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We have a FORESTRIVER WILDWOOD 241QBXL the frigidaire has AUTO and I'm wonder if while traveling if it runs on propane or the battery.
Frigidaire, sounds like a residential fridge. Does it have a propane option?
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Old 03-22-2019, 06:41 AM   #7
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It is not a residential.
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Old 03-22-2019, 06:47 AM   #8
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We have a FORESTRIVER WILDWOOD 241QBXL the frigidaire has AUTO and I'm wonder if while traveling if it runs on propane or the battery.
Are you confusing Frigidaire with refrigerator? Frigidaire would not have propane. Frigidaire is a brand name of a residential fridge. BUT since you said you have AUTO I can only assume it is not a Frigidaire and yes it runs on Propane when in Auto while traveling.
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Open frig door look for on/off switch. This has to be turned on before you start the auto or gas modes. if it says auto then it should have the gas option. Look right of auto should say gas. In auto position frig will default to gas when power is disconnect and vise versa when you plug back in to electric. Later RJD
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Old 03-23-2019, 10:23 PM   #11
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I have to turn my gas off when connected to shore power because it will run off gas instead of shore power as long as gas is still on. Head scratcher!! Never have figured that one out
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