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Old 08-15-2009, 07:38 PM   #1
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Roof Vent Weird One!

We recently pulled into a State Park and I noticed the front roof vent was open. I thought that I had perhaps forgotten it open. So I made a special note to myself to make sure it was closed when we towed back home. Sure as heck, it was open again when we got home. Closed it. Towed it about 60 miles today and darned if the thing didn't open itself again!! Anyone else experienced this phenomena? If so, got a solution? It shouldn't be open when towing IMO. Could break, use extra gas, let in rain, etc . . . .

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Old 08-15-2009, 08:28 PM   #2
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Maxx Air vent cover they are really nice and easy to install ,I think they even make a maxx air 2

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Old 08-15-2009, 08:44 PM   #3
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I'd say it might be time for a new vent! So while you're up there and going through the hassle, might as well pick out a nice fan/vent combo and a Maxx Air cover.

But yeah, something is defiantly mechanically wrong with your vent.
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Replace the operator. Very easy job. Little gears not meshing and slipping. Part is between $7 and $20. It's one tool and easily replaced from the inside.
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Old 08-16-2009, 06:45 AM   #5
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I'll chime in with Chevy and Radio.
Maxxair vent cover or maxxair vent fan.
Covers can be gotten from your local RV dealer or online.
Fans too but shop around for a fan, they are kinda pricey.
We have added one to every trailer we've owned.
They allow us to leave the vent open 24/365.
This greatly helps keep the trailer from being stale after being
shut. In the case of a camping trip with no electric you can
run the fan at night and sleep!

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