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Old 07-05-2015, 09:42 AM   #41
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While your camper is out of warranty I would call the AC manufacturer.
Perhaps there is a "silent recall" or they might comp the service call.
You won't know until you ask.

If you are going to the Rally I would send a service request.
Thanks. We like to ride our cycles out after the Rally, early Sept.
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Old 07-05-2015, 05:48 PM   #42
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Had my neighbor shoot some R410A refrigerant into the system which has helped. Dropped the difference in air outlet temp from 17F difference to 27F difference from the intake air temp.
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Old 07-05-2015, 05:50 PM   #43
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warranty on AC unit is 2 years, but if you already had someone add service points and charge it, warranty is void
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Old 07-05-2015, 06:00 PM   #44
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To reduce the heat load in your campers, why not add one or two Maxxair ventilators. It can be set to come on a temperature and can run without rain getting in. There are other products, but these are pretty cool. You do have to have a window (or vent) cracked open, but these are the best things since sliced bread. I did not check prices, just found it; cut and pasted the link.

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Old 07-05-2015, 06:01 PM   #45
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I got told Friday from my service dept that my ac is crapped out and is calling Dometic Monday to get a warranty replacement.
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Had my neighbor shoot some R410A refrigerant into the system which has helped. Dropped the difference in air outlet temp from 17F difference to 27F difference from the intake air temp.
if he put in a temporary tap, it will leak. soldered in port??...will leak as well only slower. need to get proper charge and crimp and cut port and solder, the charge is so minimal...
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Old 07-05-2015, 07:43 PM   #47
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Do these 15,000 btu Dometic have the heat pump feature or just regular?
Are the 13,500 btu units having problems too?
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Do these 15,000 btu Dometic have the heat pump feature or just regular?
Are the 13,500 btu units having problems too?
My 13.5K Brisk Air II crapped out... Camper's Inn replaced it... took 2 days to get it done. Delta was about 7 degrees.
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I've been away from my posts for a while. Went on our first camping adventure! but that is another story in itself.... sounds like a lot of people are having the same issue i had. Since i started the thread and people were kind enough to support me, i feel i need to pipe in with my 2 cents worth. (worth less than a penny!!)

anyway, my advice is for people to keep calling Dometic with their issues. Domestic was the entity that finally resolved my issue. Above FR and above the dealer. Evidently, the dealer is the one who can provide the info to Dometic to get a unit replaced. So if they won't work with you, keep after Dometic.

also remember, as hard as it is sometimes, "you catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar."

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Old 07-06-2015, 11:16 PM   #50
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I called Dometic a month ago and talked to a very nice lady about my new unit not cooling with a differential temp of 8 degrees. She told me she was "very surprised" to hear that one of their units was not working correctly. When I told her that I had read posts on this forum as to this Dometic A/C problem she didn't know anything about this forum, which may be true. She did agree that IF a factory authorized service center checked the unit out and the unit needed to be replaced then Dometic would be glad to authorize a replacement unit shipped to the service center. The only problem with that, as I have posted at on this forum, is that there are no service center anywhere near me and the two she gave me info for are backed up six to eight weeks. I cannot even take my unit to the selling dealer until about July 15th or so. I have to call to see if they have room for my unit before I haul it the 90 miles back to them. With all the posts I see on this forum about Dometic A/C units failing within six months I cannot help but wonder why Dometic has not put out some type of notice on this problem. I read on another site that Dometic has received some 2000 A/C units from a Chinese manufacturer that were low on freon. IF this is true why hasn't Dometic done the right thing and let the owners of these units know this?
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