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Have electric only fridge in. My forest river fithwheel,

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Have electric only fridge...

Have electric only fridge in. My forest river fithwheel, looking at portable solar. How much watts and amps needed. Have inverter and two 12 volts

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?

No, but its all installed factory, fridge is house size.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Forest River?

2017 forest river seara 42 ft bunkhouse in the middle

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your RV yourself? What have you tried so far?

No everything is fine i am just shopping for a portable solar unit big enough to run my electric only fridge.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?

Yes it has a factory installed inverter and two 12 volt battries

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RV Mechanic: randall chapman,
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Hello, my name is Randall I'll be more than happy to assist you.

hello, do you know the brand? thanks oh single door or double and ice maker? just trying to gather all the information about it, Thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Two doors up on fridge large freezer door bellow, not sure of make but its house size lg mabe
RV Mechanic: randall chapman,
 replied 2 years ago

Hello. being in RV repair business. I have had questions like this from time to time and the "average? will be around 750 watts for the larger units, small units around 350 watts. I tell everyone that 800 watts to plan on is just fine. Fridges do in fact use les than other items in the Rv electric operated

Please note that customer satisfaction is my number one goal. I am here to help the best I can. Should you have any replies pertaining to this question
I am on/off each day and will see your reply when I am online.Otherwise I hope the information I have sent helps . Thanks, Randall
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Sorry, about 6.5 amps

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
If I hook a 250 watt 7 amp solar panel to my two 12 volt batteries with inverter will it keep up?I also I have a generator for heavy use time.
RV Mechanic: randall chapman,
 replied 2 years ago

I would have to locate calculators etc but off the cuff, I feel its ok,Just have to be careful what else you run at same time

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