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Old 07-02-2011, 07:40 PM   #1
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A/C vents won't stay open

I was working on my Roo in the driveway & have it hooked up to shore power so I turned on the A/C to cool it down a bit. I would open the round vents on the ceiling and they wouldn't stay open. Any hints on how to get them to stay open?
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Old 07-02-2011, 09:56 PM   #2
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I saw a thread here some where with the "fix" in it. I will see if I can find it.

Leaky A/C ductwork?

Not the one I was thinking of.

I just spent 30 minutes looking and could not find it. It was something to do with a rubber band and paper clip though.
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Old 07-02-2011, 10:24 PM   #3
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I was working on my Roo in the driveway & have it hooked up to shore power so I turned on the A/C to cool it down a bit. I would open the round vents on the ceiling and they wouldn't stay open. Any hints on how to get them to stay open?
This is a warantee issue I had with Forest River and they installed a better quality one that stays open. Until you get replacements installed I used a large paperclip. Not the small ones but the one with 2 handles and are black. That helped keep it open. Get in touch with your dealer and tell him about this is a recurring problems others have had with the new rigs.

Here is apicture with some paper holding it open
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Old 07-02-2011, 11:23 PM   #4
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take your old ones out and take them to your dealer and ask for new ones. Takes about a minute to change them. We had 3 defective ones in our unit last year and the dealer had a bunch of new ones in stock and just handed me 3 new ones.
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Old 07-03-2011, 08:04 AM   #5
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My dealer swapped all of mine last season under warranty. Prior to the repair, I stuck a clothespin in the vent(s) to hold them open.
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We also had several replaced under warranty for the same reason. Have not had a problem with them since then.
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