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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:01 am 
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Heater works great, except in bedroom, nothing come out of vent, hot cold or otherwise. Did not pay a lot of attention since the vent in bathroom blows to bedroom, but since only some of my water lines are frozen. Some hot and some cold. I wonder if this vent not working is keeping it from being warm enough under trailer


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:15 am 
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Vent in bathroom is likely a cold air return for the furnace and underbelly.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 6:58 am 
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My friend's was the same way. I took the vent's grill out and found that the hose was kinked and not connected. Hopefully it's something that simple for ya, good luck.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:49 am 
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I found my entire rear panel that has the 4 duct's attached too had fallen off the back of the furnace. It was being held on with a short piece of duct tape. One of the hose had a tube hole in it. I had to attache the junction panel back onto the back of the furnace and wrap with 360 degrees with mechanical tape I even put a couple screws into it too. Now the heat is blasting thru all the vents.
It was always warm around my sink and kitchen cabinet where the furnace is located. I could swear heat was coming out of the sink.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:55 am 
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Our bedroom has two vents on either side of the bed. Vent closest to rear is ducted and supplies heat, vent closest to bathroom only has a 90deg flange that is open to area behind the sliding wall in basement. This is how the warm air is circulated to the basement area. Other than that, radiant heat from the ductwork is the only way any warming happens down there. We have added hose clamps on all duct connections to the furnace as "cheap" factory foil tape was not holding up. It was 26 deg. in Richards this am, burning a lot of propane!!

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:32 pm 
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Should used electric fireplace and electric portable heaters where possible, cheaper than using up your propane assuming if you are getting free electric from RV park.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:05 pm 
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We typically get free power (more like prepaid power) from our solar panels. Cloudy days mean no sun, no sun = no solar power. With this cold snap I don't want to run my batteries too low either, thus, we burn a lot of propane... the joys of off grid living!
Picture is from 12/07/17 when it snowed here, we have only been fully charged for one or two days since then.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:51 am 
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DB2014386FLR,
I'm assuming you have a generator. I was dry camping for 2 months and I used a Honda EU2000i.
It would run 8 hours on a gallon of gas. I could not operate the AC's but everything else worked fine.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:33 am 
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I believe that she is in a travel trailer , I could be wrong but I don't think it has a basement to put an electric heater in, or does it?

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:41 am 
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My system was commissioned April of 2016, since then I have clocked 871hrs. of generator time. (Generac XP8000e) Solar battery forums tell you #1 killer of batteries is undercharge, not overcharge. So my first year I was trying to make 96-100% everyday on battery SOC (1.285 SG). I try not to use the generator as much lately as when we first started. Now I just predict what I can run and how low it will drain the batteries each night. I refuse to burn more than a 5 gallon can of gas in a days time, so it doesn't always complete the charge cycle absorb time before the sun goes down and the gas runs out. When DW breaks out the Ninja to cook with, you can bet your bottom dollar you are not going to make parameters for the day. But hey, the days are getting longer again...

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