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Old 06-14-2014, 09:48 PM   #1
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Air duct problem

Just purchased a 2014 Salem Hemisphere 356QBQ last week, preparing to leave for Vacation very shortly. Believe there's a problem with the duct system. I'm connected the power to keep battery charged fridge cold, by running an electrical cord to the unit I can't turn on the air conditioning (cooling) because of the source isn't 50 amps so I'm just running the fan. I notice the air is only blowing out the ceiling unit itself and is very loud but there is absolutely no air coming out of any of the ceiling ducts in any part of the unit. The dealer was supposed to check everything out but I guess just wanted the sale. I'm running very short on time vacation is almost here. Any suggestions?
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Old 06-14-2014, 09:55 PM   #2
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Call the dealer and make an appointment, take it back to the dealer, reexplain the problem and tell them you will wait.
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Old 06-14-2014, 10:03 PM   #3
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Close the chill grill if it's open.
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Close the chill grill if it's open.
Otherwise known as the quick kool dump.

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Old 06-14-2014, 10:36 PM   #5
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Close the chill grill if it's open.
That's my guess as well. If the inside of your AC looks like this



you can close the section that is on the upper left in this picture. There should be one or two tabs that you can use to slide it closed.
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Where'd you go Gloftis55? Hoping this is all that's wrong here.
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Old 06-18-2014, 06:48 PM   #8
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Looks to be the same unit we have in our 346QBUD. We had same issue and you guys are spot on. You may need a flat head screw driver to push the tab over to close the cold air dump. Tabs not very large and easier to push with flat head.
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Thanks to all who replied. I closed the quick cool vent and noticed the sir was moving through the ducts . Not quite the volume I was used to in my Prowler but I was just running the fan and it was hot as blue blazes in there. Thinking when I'm hooked up and can run the ac the cold flow will be more . Appreciate all!
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I use that dump and place a small fan on the floor below it to push the air around till the trailer gets cooled down. Yes I noticed less air movement than my old trailer too.
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