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I have a 2500 watt roadpro, and would like to no if there is a different way to hook up to keep from killing both of my batteries in my Dodge Cummins. I have a small freezer that I take hunting so I can cool the meat, and freeze the capes.

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Refrigerators require a LOT of power. They are one of the biggest energy consumers in a typical household. Although they don't run all the time, they kick off and on quite a bit. To answer your question, there is no wiring solution for your problem. Power inverters are inherently inefficient as well therefore they are actually pulling more power than required to power your refrigerator. Your refrigerators will work while your engine is running (because the alternator is providing continuous power) but as soon as your engine is off, they switch to battery power. If an generator is out of the question, I'm sure you can find larger batteries that could extend the time your refrigerators can run.
I hope this helps!

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You can install a battery isolator or battery switch between your two batteries; using one for the inverter and one for the truck. Or you have to get larger capacity batteries.

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