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Old 08-05-2014, 09:38 PM   #1
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Heat strips

I have a 2012 378XL, I saw three units like mine today. On their thermostats they have a setting that says heat strips, my does not have that. I can I tell if our AC units have heat strips in them??

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Old 08-06-2014, 09:20 AM   #2
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Then you don't have heat strips. We have them but never use them. Because you need to have the unit's fan running it's just too much noise for us. We been in the high teens overnight and the fireplace and two of those little ceramic cube heaters work just fine. And it's quite!

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Old 08-06-2014, 09:25 AM   #3
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You don't have them if it is not on the thermostat. we typically use the furnace, vs the heat strips, the heat is much warmer, and less noisy.
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Old 08-06-2014, 09:40 AM   #4
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We have them and use them when we leave for the day. Coach stays warm and we don't use propane while we're not on site. When we return we switch the front t-stat back to furnace and the bedroom t-stat to off.

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Old 08-06-2014, 11:46 AM   #5
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I run my strips and furnace together for quicker warming ,I set the furnace at a slightly lower temp when the strips cant maintain my desired temp the furnace kicks in the mod required a $11.oo tstat
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