RV Refrigerator

RV Refrigerator

Question: Is is better to run the RV refrigerator during non-camping time if possible or just leave it off?

Answer: Not knowing the specifics of your situation, we would say just turn it off, clean it and leave the door open. Otherwise you will spend money on the electricity or propane to keep the refrigerator running. Also, make sure the RV is level just to be safe – refrigerators am have problems if not kept level.

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Aug 08, 2011

Turn fridge off

by: Anonymous

I have three RV’s with original fridges dating from 1962 to 1974. All work fine. When fridge is run keep it absolutely level, and when not in use dry out all moisture from the fridge and freezer with paper towels, and prop door the open.

One unit was not used for 17 years, the other for 10 years. The third is used at least 10 times per year, and has for its entire life.

Jul 18, 2011

On or Off

by: Kurt

Over the years (15) I have always left my RV refrigerator ON. The reason being that being on keeps the liquid circulating, thus preventing it from destroying the coils.

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