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Old 06-17-2015, 01:59 PM   #1
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How loud is your furnace

My father in law commented to me this past weekend on how loud my furnace is when it turns on at night. He was in a campsite across from me in his own trailer and said he could hear it over passing traffic and the creek next to him. I know I wake up every time it turns on at night too. It doesn't rattle or anything, just sounds like a vacuum cleaner. It is located under the dinette bench by the entry door, so it's basically right next to the front bed. Anyone else have this issue, is it worth trying to make a warranty claim? This is on a 2015 Tracer air 250.
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Old 06-17-2015, 02:28 PM   #2
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Mine is too loud. A/C as well. Luckily my CPAP drowns out most of the noise.
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Old 06-17-2015, 02:47 PM   #3
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Which ones do you guys have I have a Mach III AC 13.5K BTU unit and Suburban 30K BTU Furnace and they are also a tad bit loud but only quiet ones I see but don't hear are the new low profile Dometic units, I think they are called Penquin or something like that?


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Old 06-17-2015, 02:56 PM   #4
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A/C and Furnace loud. Too loud to keep on when sleeping for me. The DW could sleep through a tornado.
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Old 06-17-2015, 03:18 PM   #5
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Yep my 250 Air is loud as well.
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Old 06-18-2015, 11:26 AM   #6
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Mine is slightly louder than my old tent trailer furnace but granted it does push a lot more air to 4 different vents. The ac is very loud inside the trailer but very quiet outside. So basically I love my trailer and only two significant complaints are the loud furnace and dinky axles they used. As soon as I get my 3 gallon accumulator tank installed to minimize pump cycling and excessive battery consumption, I'll be a pretty happy camper.

I'm concerned that the structure itself may be weak since the axles ate so close together on such a long lightweight trailer and that if I keep it loaded at its gvwr and hit some bumps that the far ends will crack from the stress? Just one more thing (besides the loud furnace) to keep me up at night ☺
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Old 06-18-2015, 11:33 AM   #7
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Loud.
One of the very few "not likes" in the V-Lite........
We leave the firelplace going instead unless it is real cold or no shore power.
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Old 06-18-2015, 11:44 AM   #8
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My father in law commented to me this past weekend on how loud my furnace is when it turns on at night. He was in a campsite across from me in his own trailer and said he could hear it over passing traffic and the creek next to him. I know I wake up every time it turns on at night too. It doesn't rattle or anything, just sounds like a vacuum cleaner. It is located under the dinette bench by the entry door, so it's basically right next to the front bed. Anyone else have this issue, is it worth trying to make a warranty claim? This is on a 2015 Tracer air 250.
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Old 06-18-2015, 12:07 PM   #9
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Our's isn't too bad on the 8329, as the furnace is located in the kitchen.
With the bath in between the bedroom and kitchen area, there are two walls between the bed and our furnace.

I run this ceramic electric heater and have the furnace set low, so it usually doesn't come on until almost morning anyway.
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Old 06-18-2015, 01:16 PM   #10
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The inside fan on my Suburban furnace is fairly loud but the external noise (what the OP was talking about) is virtually nonexistent. I was very surprised at that because my previous TT (which, I think, had an Atwood furnace) was pretty loud from 40' away.
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