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Old 11-15-2015, 07:29 AM   #1
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Arctic Pac operating ?

Chillin this morning on our last trip of 2015 near the Smokies of Tenn.
It's below 30 out their so I switch on the Arctic PAC switch last night.
My understanding is I need liquid in tanks and we do.Also it has to get to a specific temp (not sure) and with switch on it will heat tanks as necessary
My question is will the little red light come on when it kicks on?
Basically how do I know it's working other than climbing under and feeling whether a pad is hot
Right now it's below 0 but the light is not on
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With my Windjammer, there is an illuminated switch that lights when you turn the tank heaters on. Do you have this same switch? The switch lights up whether or not the tank heaters are on. They turn themselves on at 40 degrees and off at 60 degrees.

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Our V-Lite also has a Blue lighted switch when the Tank Pads are ON. No way to know if all Tank Pads are working,enclosed belly and 4 Tanks! unless you Rewire the whole Artic Pac system to isolate each Tank! Also our Front Kitchen tank NOT always has Fluid in it,therefore the word to (Always have fluid in tank before engaging Heaters)cant happen! Youroo!!
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It's unfortunate but I believe the light in the switch is only an indication of switch position. This creates a false sense of security. The system could be completely inop and one would not know it until freezing occurs. Couldn't find anything to contradict this belief. JMO
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It's unfortunate but I believe the light in the switch is only an indication of switch position. This creates a false sense of security. The system could be completely inop and one would not know it until freezing occurs. Couldn't find anything to contradict this belief. JMO
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It's unfortunate but I believe the light in the switch is only an indication of switch position. This creates a false sense of security. The system could be completely inop and one would not know it until freezing occurs. Couldn't find anything to contradict this belief. JMO
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Furthermore, the pads don't get very hot so you almost have to feel them cold, turn on the system(as long as it is cold enough to let them come on) and then feel them again to see if they are warmer. At least on mine there is not a lot of heat there.
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