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Old 01-21-2013, 12:56 AM   #21
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We had exactly the same thing happen last week. Just got the trailer back from Lazydays RV Service and the furnace came on but the burner didn't ignite. Knew I had full tanks, but I went and checked them and found the Service guy hadn't reconnected the propane hoses to the bottles. Problem solved, or so I thought. The furnace would not come on even when the setting was cranked up to 90F. The stove burners worked so the propane was flowing.

I cycled through turning it ON and OFF but made no difference. Then I decided to run the A/C to see it it was also affected. It worked fine and when I went back to the Furnace ON position the blower started and then thge heat came on and it's continued working normally.

I'm presuming the A/C selection reset the "lockout" but that's only from the edvidence I saw. It may be something else - i.e. a timer, but it did start working right after the A/C ran.

BTW, the frozen food in my fridge also was melted so the propane had been unhooked quite a while in Service Dept.

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Old 01-21-2013, 07:56 AM   #22
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I totally agree about taking it to a Pro in this case! Our dealer is in Ohio Nd we are in Missouri. They provided us with a couple dealers to check with. One dealer that I constantly go to for parts or supplies, is Bill Thomas. They sell FR rigs, just not the XLR FR toyhauler (which is why we purchased elsewhere) so they don't want to work on it.
I am sure we will find a dealer close.

Thank you everyone for the responses. Now I have more knowledge!
We bought the Earth Station at Bill Thomas Camper Sales in Wentzville!! Their service dept is great.... very knowledgable. I hope they can help and get you back on the road.... it is cold this morning!!!! Sorry I read you were going there! I hope someone somewhere can help you!!!
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Old 01-21-2013, 09:45 AM   #23
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Try pulling the fuse to reset it.
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:14 AM   #24
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We are calling around, and as soon as my DH is done with his conference call, I will let him know these latest suggestions. Hi EarthStation! Glad to hear from you as well! I love Bill Thomas In Wentzville. We used to live about 10 minutes from them. We still shop there all the time, and I tried to buy an RV from them but I wanted the XLR Thunderbolt, and they don't sell it there. We spoke to the service department and they won't work on ours because they don't sell this particular FR model. I don't understand why that should matter....after all,it is a 5er, and I should think that the inside of this has the same components as another FR model. The manager told me to call the FR service manager and she gave us 2 other dealers to call and see if they will work on it. We are calling Cuno RV dealer now. They are about 11 miles away...
Thank you everyone for all the help and suggestions to fix it! We'll see how those go today!
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We had exactly the same thing happen last week. Just got the trailer back from Lazydays RV Service and the furnace came on but the burner didn't ignite. Knew I had full tanks, but I went and checked them and found the Service guy hadn't reconnected the propane hoses to the bottles. Problem solved, or so I thought. The furnace would not come on even when the setting was cranked up to 90F. The stove burners worked so the propane was flowing.

I cycled through turning it ON and OFF but made no difference. Then I decided to run the A/C to see it it was also affected. It worked fine and when I went back to the Furnace ON position the blower started and then thge heat came on and it's continued working normally.

I'm presuming the A/C selection reset the "lockout" but that's only from the edvidence I saw. It may be something else - i.e. a timer, but it did start working right after the A/C ran.

BTW, the frozen food in my fridge also was melted so the propane had been unhooked quite a while in Service Dept.

Bob
Hi DualSport your instructions worked!! Thank you Thank you!! Yeahhhhh!! I am once again a Happy Camper!!
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Old 01-21-2013, 01:40 PM   #26
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Isn't it nice when something works!

Glad you're a happy camper again.

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Old 01-21-2013, 06:27 PM   #27
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So, if I read this right, YOU fixed it. Your poor,poor hubby. He may have to start calling you RV QUEEEN!!! Great info on here, Huh?
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I have the suburban P40 furnace. it tries 3-4 times to spark and ignite and if it fails it just gives up. I have to pull the thermostat off and put back on for it to go again.. this is the second winter in this trailer so I have ordered a new ignitor for it.

really sucks when it doesnt work and its -44 out and you get home and its -15 inside and the water filter has split and burst and the kitchen taps are apart...
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I have the suburban P40 furnace. it tries 3-4 times to spark and ignite and if it fails it just gives up. I have to pull the thermostat off and put back on for it to go again.. this is the second winter in this trailer so I have ordered a new ignitor for it.

really sucks when it doesnt work and its -44 out and you get home and its -15 inside and the water filter has split and burst and the kitchen taps are apart...
Have you troubleshot your furnace and determined it was the ignitor?
Do you smell gas when it is calling for heat?
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I really enjoy this forum! I haven't had the propane heater problem (yet) but I have the exact same RV as RVChick. So now I have a solution BEFORE I have the problem!
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