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Kayteg1

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Posted: 04/16/21 10:12pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

specta wrote:

If you didn't want heat to the bedroom you could always just close the vent.

That is not fully efficient.
When I discover that my campers have hot air duct going into holding tanks enclosure, where with no return the air was going into the woods, I bought 2" gate valve and installed it on the duct, right behind the furnace to save the energy where I need it.





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Posted: 04/16/21 10:35pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

BTW. looking at the pictures, what is the space between electric wires and copper gas pipe?
With no clamps near the cross, that can be potential for big BOOM.

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It looks like the drawer may have drug on it and tore it off. I don’t see how that flex hose was supposed to make a 90 that tight.

We like the heat in the cab over, particularly if you close the curtain.

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Posted: 04/17/21 04:54am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Kayteg1 wrote:

specta wrote:

If you didn't want heat to the bedroom you could always just close the vent.

That is not fully efficient.


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jimh425 wrote:

I’m not sure what you are expecting. I’m not familiar with your model, but heat typically isn’t vented into the cabover area because most people want the cabover area to be the coldest part of the TC. There are a few fixes.


Look at his photos. The duct is dangling and not connected to the furnace.


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How are the hoses supposed to be attached to the furnace? Isn’t there supposed to be a collar ring of some sort? Kinda looks like the hose is a little short to allow it to go around the drawer support.

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NRALIFR wrote:

How are the hoses supposed to be attached to the furnace? Isn’t there supposed to be a collar ring of some sort? Kinda looks like the hose is a little short to allow it to go around the drawer support.

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This. Looks like there should be a collar/adapter. Maybe a fishing expedition might find it somewhere in there. Maybe slid under the furnace? Or, du to parts shortages, they said f-it and just hung it in the hole. Maybe a "new guy" they didn't have time to train properly.
As for the turn, maybe the drawer was used as a plenum box and it wasn't actually supposed to be pulled open like a drawer. Maybe EC just forgot to mention that......[emoticon]


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deltabravo wrote:

Look at his photos. The duct is dangling and not connected to the furnace.


Again, I know nothing about the brand/model and how they typically do anything. My point was that there is pressure in the cabinet which will force heat up, but also heat the cabinet area. Heat rises. Based on the power of my furnace and fan, directly connecting would put far too much heat in the cabover area. I’ve also noticed nonconnected hoses in basements of RVs.

Of course, I noticed that I’m on my own with these thoughts. [emoticon] It would be interesting to hear what Eagle Cap says.

Fwiw, my Host has zero heat vents in the cabover area, and we do just fine that way. The AC does direct to the cabover area.


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Posted: 04/17/21 09:20am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

The hose was to short and pulled out,easy fix.

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Pulled out of what? There is no flange on the furnace hole and doesn't look like it was ever installed. There are no screw holes on it.
And once again, that gas tubing sticking up without support is accident waiting to happen.

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