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Old 04-06-2016, 06:01 PM   #11
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I actually did, only because you told me!

I understand you are frustrated but getting mad will not push them to do anything. I plan to pull it apart and see if I can re-engineer it, my buddy is a civil engineer who has a ton of HVAC experience.

I don't think this project requires those credentials but I am curious to see what he says. Unfortunately I am at least 3 weeks away from even looking at it.
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Old 04-06-2016, 06:13 PM   #12
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So...here's the repair order for heat in the bathroom. Before I took delivery after repairs I did turn on the heater to see if there is any airflow--it's MUCH better now. Here's the write up...

C/S NO AIR FLOW FROM FURNACE VENT IN THE FRONT BATHROOM
FOUND EXCESS 2" HOT AIR SUPPLY DUCT ROUTED UNDER SHOWER PAN.
EXCESS HAS BEEN TURNED 180 DEGREES SEVERAL TIMES.PER FURN
ACE MFG,EVERY 90 DEG = 10' ADDED TO LENGTH OF DUCT AND A GER
AT REDUCTION IN AIR FLOW.
TOOK PICS FOR WARRANTY.RAN FRONT FURNACE TO VERIFY COMPLAINT
FOUND VERY LITTLE AIR FLOW @ BATHROOM FURNACE VENT.REMOVED
ACCESS COVER/CAP @ SHOWER PAN TO INSPECT DUCTWORK.FOUND 5'
OF EXCESS DUCT WRAPPED/COILED UNDER SHOWER PAN ATTACHED TO
BATHROOM'S VENT.REMOVED VENT COVER,THEN REMOVED VENT.PULLED
EXCESS DUCT THROUGH VENT HOLE AND CUT TO PROPER LENGTH.RE-
ATTACHED TO VENT AND RE-INSTALLED IN PAN, AND RE-INSTALLED
VENT COVER/GRILLE.FOUND AIR FLOW IMPROVED, BUT DUE TO THE
DESIGN AND PLACEMENT OF 4" X 2" TEE (MOUNTED THROUGH FLOOR-
UNDER SHOWER PAN) THIS IS AS GOOD AS CAN BE OBTAINED WITHOUT
RE-DESIGNING SUPPLY DUCT ROUTING.
COMPLETE.
FV APPRVED .80
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Old 04-06-2016, 06:19 PM   #13
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I am having the same issue with my 364. I'll be adding this to the punch list of post delivery "tweaks".....
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Old 04-06-2016, 06:26 PM   #14
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Note that I also used duct tape to block part of the flow to the front two vents and the vent across from the bunk. The spinning part of the vents just pulls out and you can tape from the back side. ...and I also blocked the flow inside the water tank compartment. The combo effect results in air flow in the bathroom.
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Old 04-06-2016, 09:27 PM   #15
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The rear bathroom gets toasty but the forward one is freezing. They didn't think through the heating system. There is also a "cold zone" by the dinette. There is no blower in that area but two right next to each other by the couch blowing directly in your face if you're sitting there watching the kitchen TV.....
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Old 04-06-2016, 10:23 PM   #16
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The rear bathroom is ridiculous, sauna in the bathroom and cold in the master. Needs to be flipped around somehow.
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Old 04-06-2016, 11:05 PM   #17
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The rear bathroom gets toasty but the forward one is freezing. They didn't think through the heating system. There is also a "cold zone" by the dinette. There is no blower in that area but two right next to each other by the couch blowing directly in your face if you're sitting there watching the kitchen TV.....
That is exactly the way ours is.. Now we need to put our expertise together and figure out a solution.. I think we are on our own with this problem.. We love the coach but this is the thorn in our side
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Old 04-07-2016, 12:15 AM   #18
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We carry a 1500 watt space heater (rotates and fans the air up and down) with us and usually place it against the wall that separates the front bathroom and the dining area. Because of the wiring (all non-inverter outlets are on one circuit), you can only run one 1500 watt space heater--don't ask me how I know this. Of course this doesn't help if you're not hooked up to power or running the generator. We also use the heat strips quite a bit to save on the propane. I'll move the heater towards the front door so that the intake of the front AC unit pulls in the heat and mixes it with the heat strip. The ceiling vents are all tied together so both heat strips running with the space heater seems to keep things pretty warm as long as the outside temp stays above 45 degrees F.
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Old 05-03-2016, 12:23 PM   #19
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Well we went camping this last weekend for trip #7 since early November purchase.. Anyway the repair on the furnace works perfect with lots of heat now.. We are happy and hopefully FR can figure it out also but if not try the fix we used
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