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Old 08-01-2014, 05:09 PM   #1
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Is the AC 13.5 or 15k?

I have a 2014.5 30DS unit, with a small black AC unit on the roof. I thought I read that from 2014 to 15 they changed it from 13.5k to 15k. What do I actually have?

I have a hybrid model that has some of the 2015 features - but on a 14 chassis. I have the LED lights, front cap is not black, have a shower curtain/bar, etc.

I'm asking because it does not cool well here in Texas when it is over 90 degree's outside. It is not prewired for a second unit, and if it is only 13.5k I'm considering upgrading to a 15k. Thoughts?

2014.5 Forest River FR3 30DS (First Motorhome)
2010 Coleman Evolution E3 (Popup TH)
2011 Keystone Cougar 325SRX (5th Wheel TH)
2008 K-Z MXT 266 (Bumper TH)
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Old 08-01-2014, 05:18 PM   #2
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I think the black Dometics are all 15k.

Shade and pre cooling have helped keep us cool on warmer days. What's your inside temp when its over 90 outside?

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Old 08-01-2014, 05:33 PM   #3
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Remove the air filter and look at the data plate. If the first set of digits is B59516 it is a 15k, B57915 is the 13.5.
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Old 08-01-2014, 05:35 PM   #4
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Wrong both come in both colors. It gives size on sticker on unit.
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