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Old 05-09-2016, 10:56 AM   #11
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Dometic has acknowledged that some of the units they delivered in recent years, can have corrosion which causes a leak. Call the dealer, as they have extended the warranty and replace it.
Do you know of a model/serial number range or could point to the thread on this subject? Thanks!
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Old 05-09-2016, 01:09 PM   #12
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I would see the dealer. Those ac's have a two year warranty. Ours failed 6 weeks before it expired.


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With domestic, there are independent factory authorized repair facilities if getting in and out at your friendly neighborhood FR dealer is an issue. One of the biggest nicest facilities in our area is an independent, factory authorized by most brands, but not FR itself. Pricey I hear for non warranty, but faster than the dealer's service I keep reading about here.
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Old 05-09-2016, 01:31 PM   #13
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Your A/C unit should be repairable

even if it did lose charge. A good A/C repair facility that works on hermetic A/C systems would likely look for sign of refrigerant leak, check icing switch for correct operation and may decide to open the system and installing service ports. OEM manufacturers have omitted service ports to reduce cost and eliminate a common leak source but there should not be any major component they cannot replace in the event of a leak and once a leak is repaired the system can be re-charged and re-sealed. The only other thing that could get to you preventing repair would be pure economics, if it is cheaper to replace than repair. Condenser coil, evap coil and compressor are expensive but it still might be economically feasible to repair the system.
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Old 05-09-2016, 01:51 PM   #14
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On my Puma 2016 the Dometic Brisk Air quit after 6 months. The repair facility said the Dometic's are a complete replace only.
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Old 05-09-2016, 04:28 PM   #15
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Dealer has the Dometic units in stock and is aware of the issue. I'm taking the trailer in tonight.

Hoping they can fix it in 3 weeks before our summer trip...

I will post when I find out more.

Thanks for everyones input!
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Old 05-09-2016, 04:35 PM   #16
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Ask dealer to give you a scheduled repair date. Bring it in that day and take it that evening. It is a 2hr job. No sense your unit sit on their lot for 3 weeks.
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:48 PM   #17
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X2, Our unit went out after only 4 short RV trips. You could see signs of refrigerant leak across the roof. Authorized Dometic RV service changed ours in about 1 hour while we waited. Warranty will not start over, it will still only be 2yrs. from your purchase date. Dometic sent us an offer to extend the warranty for two or three more years for around $110.00.
Good luck with your repairs.
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Old 05-11-2016, 09:00 AM   #18
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Update.

Dealer looked at my unit yesterday (only because it was easier as I dropped it off in front of the repair bays after hours). Indeed, they said the A/C was bad and will be warrantied. They don't have my particular model in stock but said that it should arrive from Indiana by way of the Dallas warehouse between 17-19 May.

They say it should be fixed by our trip scheduled for 3 June. Fingers crossed
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Old 05-25-2016, 04:32 PM   #19
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Update.

Got our RV back yesterday. A/C has been replaced and blowing cold! Dometic sent a unit with a black exterior cover, but dealer replaced with original white. Covered under warranty, total cost $0.

Just glad we got it back before our trip!
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Old 05-26-2016, 01:16 AM   #20
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Mine quit cooling within a month of being new. My dealer didn't want me to bring in back until he made sure he had a replacement as he didn't want the trailer left there. He had a replacement in stock and when I took it in to the dealer I was there only 2 hours and then gone again.
Name that DEALER!!!!!. Yeah DEALER.
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