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Old 09-10-2017, 07:28 PM   #1
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Removing heater duct vent covers

I need help on how to remove round vent covers. I see the three open slots, but not sure how it comes off. We have a Shockwave 2013 28skd. Heater not working, so I need to remove it and take to shop. Any help appreciated. Everything I have read says the heater needs to be removed for service. I thought I could save by at least taking it out myself. Thanks
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:53 PM   #2
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I popped off the slotted cover then reached in and grabbed the inner part and pulled it out. Then unhooked the hose and was good to go.
I re-routed the supply hose to another part of the rig.
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Old 09-10-2017, 07:53 PM   #3
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I need help on how to remove round vent covers. I see the three open slots, but not sure how it comes off. We have a Shockwave 2013 28skd. Heater not working, so I need to remove it and take to shop. Any help appreciated. Everything I have read says the heater needs to be removed for service. I thought I could save by at least taking it out myself. Thanks
If you talking about the starter collars at the furnace, they twist in....
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Old 09-10-2017, 08:31 PM   #4
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So ya'll are saying these covers will pop off if I flip hard enough with a flat screw driver! These are the brown slotted vent covers. Thanks
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Old 09-10-2017, 08:37 PM   #5
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On ours, the center rotating ( directional slots) just pops off via a center pin. Once the center rotating piece is out, the mounting ring has 3 screws.
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Old 09-10-2017, 08:37 PM   #6
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I had to pull a furnace once because the control board failed BUT I didn't have to remove any duct vent covers.

Are you sure the furnace must be taken in for repair? Have you asked for help here? Maybe someone knows how to solve your issue without removing the furnace.
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Fuse is good. Heater worked in April, but have only recently tried to use it. When turning thermostat to heater and raising temp setting, nothing is happening. Fan does not come on and there are no clicking sounds of igniter striking. Zip! After checking online, i thought it might be the sail switch. Note, my frig is presently on gas setting and stove works fine. So it is getting gas. Thanks
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Old 09-10-2017, 09:05 PM   #9
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Does anyone have duct vent covers like these? Or any advice about possible heater fixes? Thanks
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Old 09-12-2017, 08:05 AM   #10
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Duct removal

The furnace should have a fairly large grill, inside the rv, mine is wooden, 4 screws,about 15X18. Remove that and access the heater. Mine had 2 mounting screws, some wires and the gas supply line. I removed the "hoses" from the heater; didn't have to mess with the rotating ducts. You tube has a video on almost anything try it.


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