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Old 09-01-2015, 01:17 PM   #11
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This is the high pressure tee we were referring to.
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Gotcha, so you'd just have to reach under to hook up? Would that be awkward to access or is it just a quick snap? Not sure if those connectors are different (hubby is actually the "gas man" -- in more ways than this, sadly
If it is mounted as Escape does, it is quite easy to reach and connect.

Here is a shot of Escapes low pressure connection.

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Old 09-01-2015, 01:22 PM   #12
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THAT is highly awesome. So you're thinking that if we are mechanically UNinclined, this is something a shop could do with an hour or two of labor -- and a not so expensive part? And is the quick connect kinda like what you see on hoses, where you're just snapping in (and not trying to match threads/screw on/etc?)
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Just curious. Do you follow the instructions to shut off gas supply?
If you do, do you have to restart fridge?
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Old 09-01-2015, 01:23 PM   #14
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Glenn, are you saying to install -- or to use?
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Maybe you could tee it there, but you wouldn't want any quick connector near the refrigerator...flame?
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So maybe to RIGHT of door as you face it? Where are these installed by Reace?
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Are you certain that's a high pressure connection? I thought ETI only did low pressure.
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This is the part where I sit back, let the pros figure it out, and then take whatever you guys tell me and share it with the RV mechanic
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Are you certain that's a high pressure connection? I thought ETI only did low pressure.
Not certain who, or what, you were referring to as there was a flurry of posts there, but yes, Escape only does the low pressure connection.
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And back a few, there is a sticker next to the quick connect in the picture Jim B posted. Says to shut off gas supply before disconnecting appliance. Do you follow those instructions? Does that shut down the fridge every time you disconnect?
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