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Old 04-06-2018, 07:11 PM   #1
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Fridge on?

We are new owners of a 2018 Freedom Elite 24fe. My question is whether or not the fridge can stay on during driving? It can work on gas or electric. Any insight would be helpful!!!

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Old 04-06-2018, 07:19 PM   #2
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Yes. On gas while driving. Turn off when entering fuel service station. Or you could run your generator, but that would be a big waste.

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Old 04-06-2018, 07:21 PM   #3
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You should turn them off at gas stations in order to put a major dent in the chances of your rig starting a fire at one of the gas pumps!
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Old 04-06-2018, 07:22 PM   #4
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yes, I keep mine on.

Many now have residential type electric only fridges, and those would be much more limited by battery capacity, but the typical gas or electric fridges can run a LP.

Mine lives in auto, LP is lit, unless I'm running the generator, in which case it switches over.

Many say that you should turn it off when pulling into a gas station, although as I understand it most folks don't.

If you want to understand much more about how these things work, and the reasoning why you should only run them when level, check out this site...
He has lots of information on them posted which I think is interesting even if you have no interest in his contoller
In this regard, you might learn that prolonged uphills and downhills may point you to turning the thing off...but I think most folks believe that the motion of driving precludes this.
Me, I have one of their controllers installed. One of the first things I did when we bought the MH. I sleep better hoping at least that the fridge is protected
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