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FMB 10-27-2019 10:52 AM

Valterra fan last 30 days on 2 D batteries and has on and off switch bought it on Amazon.

FMB 10-27-2019 11:13 AM

Another RV fridge problem is poor air circulation inside the fridge itself. The ice box gets cold but the rest of the fridge can take a day or more to cool down. It needs a simple fan to circulate the air so I bought the battery powered Valterra fan on Amazon to solve this problem. Appears maybe to be a common RV fridge problem? From the complaints posted I think this is a common problem in the RV world. Why didn’t they build in a fan, should have. An led light would have been nice too but the fan is a must have I think.

FMB 10-27-2019 08:01 PM

Did Airstream use the wrong term in Advertisements it says “inverter” in manual it says a “converter” charges the battery’s does not mention an inverter to produce AC....seems odd where is the 1,000 watt inverter they advertised? Can anybody explain this?

uncle_bob 10-28-2019 11:08 AM


Originally Posted by FMB (Post 2302240)
Is it a common practice to use propane while in travel mode on the road? My dealer/salesman never explained that you do that.


Yes it is very normal to run on propane while in motion. The fridges in most trailers work this way. In sub freezing cold, people run the furnace on propane to keep pipes from freezing while in motion.


In a normal Airstream setup, the inverter runs the television / entertainment system and powers a couple of outlets. Nothing else in the typical trailer runs off the inverter. ( = you can't run the microwave on the inverter).


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