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Old 07-13-2020, 10:28 PM   #1
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Refrigerator not cooling while driving

Our fridge is set to auto but not working while we are driving. The gas is open (but pilot not on - does it need to be?) Works fine when generator is on and when we are at a site. How do we troubleshoot this?
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Old 07-13-2020, 11:17 PM   #2
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Our fridge is set to auto but not working while we are driving. The gas is open (but pilot not on - does it need to be?) Works fine when generator is on and when we are at a site. How do we troubleshoot this?
Is your battery switch turned on. Same thing happened to us and never noticed until we stopped for the night.

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Old 07-13-2020, 11:43 PM   #3
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If itís running on gas pilot needs to be lit. If it wonít light automatically try turning on gas stove eye for a minute or two. If stove works try fridge again on gas not automatic
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Old 07-13-2020, 11:47 PM   #4
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Is your battery switch turned on. Same thing happened to us and never noticed until we stopped for the night.

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Where is the battery switch?
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Old 07-14-2020, 12:34 AM   #5
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Where is the battery switch?
It's your house battery disconnect (USE/STORE) switch. The fridge needs 12 VDC for control power to run.
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Old 07-14-2020, 02:41 AM   #6
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If it's like mine it might not work off of the batteries or inverter. Mine only works on propane or shore/generator power.
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Old 07-14-2020, 09:15 AM   #7
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If it's like mine it might not work off of the batteries or inverter. Mine only works on propane or shore/generator power.
It only uses 12 volts for control circuits. It's gas + 12 volts. 120 electric + 12 volts.
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Our fridge is set to auto but not working while we are driving. The gas is open (but pilot not on - does it need to be?) Works fine when generator is on and when we are at a site. How do we troubleshoot this?
Gas switch must be on. Battery disconnect must be on. It works with 120 volts electric + 12 volts. gas + 12 volts. There is no pilot light. it is electronic ignition.


always leave battery disconnect on except when in storage.
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