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Old 10-23-2021, 08:15 PM   #1
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Power for Fridge

Purchased a previously owned 2017 3917RD and not 100% versed on usage. The area we are staying in lost power. I've waited a while for the power to restore, but it is taking longer than expected and the temp in the residential fridge is climbing. Is there a way to power the fridge without shoreline power? If so, what steps?
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Old 10-23-2021, 08:24 PM   #2
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If it's an RV fridge, switch to propane made.
If residential, if there is an outside panel look for a power plug. If that is accessible, look for a sticker on the fridge that tells you how many watts it is or how many amps it uses. Amps x 120 = watts.
You can get an inverter from an auto parts store or Walmart that can plug into your tow vehicle and run your fridge.
The watts for the inverter must be higher than the fridge.
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Old 10-23-2021, 09:13 PM   #3
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If it is a residential, there should be an inverter installed already. Check to see if there is one in the storage area, it may be off, or could be disconnected.

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To run the frig on propane you must make sure your tanks or on and that your batteries are good. Depending on model you push the mode button until the little flame shows in the window.
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