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Old 11-10-2014, 07:14 PM   #11
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We have seasonal site and 1/2 of our members cover their AC units in the winter. We don't. Mainly because I don't like getting on the roof.
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Old 11-10-2014, 08:06 PM   #12
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I contacted the company that makes the A/C units and asked them if they recommend covering the units and this is what they said:
Covering the unit would actually do more harm than good. A cover would trap in moisture that will adhere to your electrical contacts, causing them to corrode. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you not cover the AC with a winter cover.


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Old 11-10-2014, 08:27 PM   #13
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I contacted the company that makes the A/C units and asked them if they recommend covering the units and this is what they said:
Covering the unit would actually do more harm than good. A cover would trap in moisture that will adhere to your electrical contacts, causing them to corrode. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you not cover the AC with a winter cover.


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Now that's make sense being that moisture trapped has nowhere to go but to condensate. Just my opinion but I wouldn't do it. And never have....
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Old 11-10-2014, 08:43 PM   #14
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No covers here, any type. I don't even have roof vent covers. Just on the Maxair.
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Old 11-11-2014, 08:30 PM   #15
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MaxAir vent covers should be on a RV all the Time! A/C covers are standard. Youroo!!
X2......MaxAir vent covers.
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A month ago I needed a new cover for the bathroom vent and went with the Camping World vent cover on sale for $22 vs. MaxAir at $28. The CW vents are a 1/2" higher and I like the side vents on them also. I tried the first year I had my rig to cover the AC and it kept blowing off. Stopped after that. If there would be a problem with RV's being stored outdoors in the winter, there would be a whole lot of problems at all the dealers that their lots are packed with all shapes, sizes and price ranges all uncovered. That's what made me realize they don't need to be covered.
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A month ago I needed a new cover for the bathroom vent and went with the Camping World vent cover on sale for $22 vs. MaxAir at $28. The CW vents are a 1/2" higher and I like the side vents on them also. I tried the first year I had my rig to cover the AC and it kept blowing off. Stopped after that. If there would be a problem with RV's being stored outdoors in the winter, there would be a whole lot of problems at all the dealers that their lots are packed with all shapes, sizes and price ranges all uncovered. That's what made me realize they don't need to be covered.
The answer is no nothing will happen, without covers....
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