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Old 05-26-2018, 09:47 PM   #1
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On our First trip in our new 2008 Berkshire 390QS, went well but we only had one problem, and it may not be a problem. The temp. outside was about 89 to90. my front area got up to 86 degree, and it was set on 70.
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On our First trip in our new 2008 Berkshire 390QS, went well but we only had one problem, and it may not be a problem. The temp. outside was about 89 to9
and the problem was?
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Run your generator and roof AC's.....
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Old 05-31-2018, 06:04 AM   #4
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With the outside temperature at 90 deg your dash air will never keep up. Probably not even seem like it is working.

You will need to run your generator and your coach air conditioners Most likely both of them. Donít worry about running the generator. They need to be run. As to fuel mileage. ?? Maybe less that a 1/2 mile per gallon difference.

Another thing you can do is run a curtain across the coach behind the driver and passenger seats. Thus your dash air is only cooling the small area up in the front. But with all the big windows in the front of that Berk it will probably still be warm.

Good luck. Note: I never worry about generator or anything other than our comfort. So we run our generator a lot.

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in many RVs, the air conditioners may never be able to keep up with the outside temps, and may run 24hrs a day to try to do so,,,, but comfort level is a different subject from 'temp', as fans throughout the coach will help move air and make you feel 'better'. : )


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in many RVs, the air conditioners may never be able to keep up with the outside temps, and may run 24hrs a day to try to do so,,,, but comfort level is a different subject from 'temp', as fans throughout the coach will help move air and make you feel 'better'. : )


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Lol. Who would want to buy a Thor Palazzo on FRF ? Maybe some one on a Thor site ??

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On our First trip in our new 2008 Berkshire 390QS, went well but we only had one problem, and it may not be a problem. The temp. outside was about 89 to90. my front area got up to 86 degree, and it was set on 70.
From the fact that you state it was SET to 70 I deduce that you in fact thad the front ROOF AC running and I assume you had the generator running as it is 120V powered and not powered by the inverter, so on the road you must run the genny.

All that being the case.....

By it's lonesome self the forward AC will not cool that bus on the road in that heat. So you have to also run the dash AC and the rear AC. Then it should keep up pretty well.

There's a lot of roof, window and side wall in these things, they heat up pretty good. Takes a lot of cooling to keep it down.
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