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Old 11-18-2015, 12:58 PM   #11
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We have many of the operating manuals for the thermostats in our library here on FRF. Since FR puts different brands and models of thermostats in their many lines if RV's it would greatly help if the members could post specifically which thermostat they have, and we can probably get you lined out correctly.
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Old 11-18-2015, 12:59 PM   #12
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Thank you everyone for the responses. The fan thermostat, as Mike said, needs to be set to AUTO. That did the trick and the furnace now runs with heat without the A/C fan on while on shore power. Operator error on my part because I was not pushing the +/- control to the side only up and down. We are good to go!! Until next time.
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Old 11-18-2015, 03:34 PM   #13
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I purposely keep my fan on with the heat, as it provides white noise so you don't hear the furnace as much, and it helps to keep my sinuses from drying out. I actually had to ask how to do it, so the above auto vs manual is exactly what the dealership told me.
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Old 11-18-2015, 04:33 PM   #14
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I will add my 2 cents. When I tried to use my furnace the first time the blower on the roof air conditioner would also kick on. My air is ducted in the ceiling. No where close to the furnace ducting in the floor. A quick call to the dealer and it was solved as others have mentioned above. Turn your thermostat fan setting to auto. Now your air conditioner should not run. Just the furnace. I scoured the manual for my rig and nary one word of this. Pretty bad instructions if you ask me.
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Old 11-18-2015, 05:00 PM   #15
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I purposely keep my fan on with the heat, as it provides white noise so you don't hear the furnace as much, and it helps to keep my sinuses from drying out. I actually had to ask how to do it, so the above auto vs manual is exactly what the dealership told me.
Like you we always have the a/c fan on when furnace is on.
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Old 11-18-2015, 07:00 PM   #16
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I currently have just the analog thermostat but like TURBS & SilverArrow, (and unlike many others who posted here) I would like the option of the A/C fan running with the furnace.

Heat rises and having the A/C fan running would even out the temperatures throughout the unit much more effectively than what just the furnace is able to do.

If I upgraded to the digital thermostat, would I have that option or is there something in the A/C unit that had to also come that way from factory?

I was thinking of this stat...
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Old 11-18-2015, 08:40 PM   #17
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New to the forum and like the fact there is a MBS section. Wondering if anyone has experienced this problem? Getting ready to head out to the CA coast for a few days and fired up the furnace for the first time on our new 2401R. We are plugged in at home and when I fired up the furnace with the thermostat the furnace fired up and produced heat but the A/C came on as well in the fan mode. Does not make a difference what temp the thermostat is set. When unplugged from shore power the furnace works fine. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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