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Old 10-25-2018, 09:01 AM   #1
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Question for 30DS Drivers!

Cold feet when driving, no heat duct on Drivers side? Before I call FR, am I missing one?
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Old 10-27-2018, 01:42 PM   #2
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I have never had an issue with that. Mine is lack of cooling on the inside of the greenhouse!
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Old 10-27-2018, 02:40 PM   #3
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Heat ok - air conditioning non-existent.
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Old 10-27-2018, 03:17 PM   #4
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Duct or No Duct???

So if the heat is sufficient, do you have a heat duct on the Drivers side or is heat from the passenger side sufficient???
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Old 10-27-2018, 04:47 PM   #5
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So if the heat is sufficient, do you have a heat duct on the Drivers side or is heat from the passenger side sufficient???
I don't get a lot of heat from dash heater when driving in the 35-45 degree temperatures. Even the dash vent only blows warm air. I was thinking of installing a 190-195 degree engine thermostat to raise the engine water temperature. Stock engine thermostat is 180 degrees. I had to do this in my Ford Ranger.

I never looked at the dash heater vent hoses. Maybe the hoses need to be insulated from the cold air of the front grill. Normally they are behind the firewall. I will look at them today.
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Old 10-27-2018, 06:46 PM   #6
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So if the heat is sufficient, do you have a heat duct on the Drivers side or is heat from the passenger side sufficient???


I had the same problem with my Georgetown. I looked under where my vent was and it was aimed at the outside wall. I reaimed it towards my feet and am much happier now.
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Is the duct disconnected from the inlet hose?
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Found the duct, just like RJJ said, it was pointed to outside wall. There is air flow but not as much as passenger side. Redirected for now, much better, will have to check connection to inlet hose for kinks etc when time allows, good suggestions all!
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Old 10-30-2018, 08:49 AM   #9
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Dave.....

Just a quick suggestion to improve the heat in your cockpit area....

Suggest you RV and camp in the warmer climates like others do

Just sayiní
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Dave.....

Just a quick suggestion to improve the heat in your cockpit area....

Suggest you RV and camp in the warmer climates like others do

Just sayin’
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