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Old 08-05-2019, 11:34 PM   #1
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Roof Vent Replacement

I have a 24R and both rear roof vents have cracks. Has anyone replaced these?
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Old 08-06-2019, 07:10 AM   #2
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I have a 24R and both rear roof vents have cracks. Has anyone replaced these?
I have replaced both for the same reason. Very easy to accomplish. You must pull the inside bezel to disconnect the opening mech. The outside cover slips into a slot.
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Old 08-06-2019, 05:52 PM   #3
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I replaced Both with Fantastic fans a few years ago when hail punched holes in the covers. I never liked the loud little hengs fan in the bathroom and upgraded the rear vent to reversible fan. A little more work than replacing the covers but not a hard project.
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Old 08-07-2019, 01:03 PM   #4
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I have a 24R and both rear roof vents have cracks. Has anyone replaced these?
While you are up on the roof, be sure to check the outer covers of the bath and dining area skylights, as those tend to get brittle over time. They are made of VERY thin material! I replaced mine with super strong Lexan covers so I never have to worry about them breaking again. Also, I went with a medium tint on the covers which helped to reduce heat transfer to the cabin. Not a hard job to do, but it takes time to clean all the old Dicor off. I found that a large flat blade screwdriver works better than a putty knife to peel off the Dicor. Good luck!
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Old 08-07-2019, 01:20 PM   #5
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The reversible (I think it is model 1250) Fan-Tastic Fans are an awesome and simple upgrade that includes the tinted vent covers. They have 3 fan speeds and a rocker switch to revers the motor rotation so that you can choose to pull air out or blow cool night air directly in on you if it is over your bed. I have 2 on my new camper now. I had to pull 12V in my bedroom from the LED light wiring that was about 8" away. There was a 110V wire there for the optional A/C unit to use, but they had no fan installed in the factory vent. But still pretty simple.
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Old 08-15-2019, 08:26 AM   #6
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I came back from a trip recently and found my rear vent had just disappeared.....???

I bought these... Nice because now I have a spare.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I did not take anything apart inside. Just opened the vent from the inside, got on the roof, pulled the clip of the hinge and replaced. Fit perfectly.
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Looked up in my bathroom and saw daylight through the vent lid. Rather than replacing them I installed Maxxair vent covers over both 14 inch vents https://www.amazon.com/Maxxair-503-1...e%2C153&sr=1-5

Now I can leave them open in the rain as well...much better.
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Old 08-15-2019, 09:49 AM   #8
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Looked up in my bathroom and saw daylight through the vent lid. Rather than replacing them I installed Maxxair vent covers over both 14 inch vents https://www.amazon.com/Maxxair-503-1...e%2C153&sr=1-5

Now I can leave them open in the rain as well...much better.
To be clear - this get installed IN ADDITION TO adding the vent cover back!
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To be clear - this get installed IN ADDITION TO adding the vent cover back!
If the cover was totally gone, that is correct. Fortunately mine is only starting to crack. From now on it will get no mechanical strain since it is totally protected from airflow and such being under the new cover.
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If the cover was totally gone, that is correct. Fortunately mine is only starting to crack. From now on it will get no mechanical strain since it is totally protected from airflow and such being under the new cover.
If they are cracked now you will get to replace them soon anyhow.
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