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Old 05-23-2014, 11:19 AM   #1
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Heat in camper

We are new owners and have a 2000 wildwood 29 ft. Does the heat run off propane/Lp Gas. We turned on the thermostat last night and It sounded like the fan kicked on and was blowing cold air?
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:22 AM   #2
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I'm having the same problem with mine. Gas in on, heater kicks on, no heat.
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:23 AM   #3
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Yes, your furnace runs on propane. If you have propane in the tanks, light the stove for a quick test. If the stove lights, your issue is with the furnace. If not, check the valves and regulator at the tanks.
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:23 AM   #4
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I wonder if a pilot light needs to be lit?
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Old 05-23-2014, 11:57 AM   #5
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Most self contained furnaces in RVs don't have pilot lights.


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Shut propane tanks off then slowly turn them back on.

Light stove burners as suggested till a good flame is present.

After three trys of not lighting the furnace times out.
It must be turned off then back on to reset.

You should hear a clicking noise in furnace when you first turn on and at least two more times if it doesn't light.


My furnace took 3 time outs "9" try to get good propane to the furnace this year.

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Old 05-23-2014, 12:32 PM   #6
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Ok stove works fine. Propane is flowing. I turn the thermostat on fan kicks on blows cold air. After about ten minutes no heat and Lp alarm goes off, and low voltage fault buzzer goes off and shuts off when I turn thermostat off.
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Sounds like a problem with the ignition. I guess first thing is see if you have the manual for the furnace or get the make/model off the unit and google the model and download one. That will confirm if you have electronic ignition (not a pilot). I would also check the burner - its common for a spider or other critter to make nest in there and plug up the gas flow.
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Ok stove works fine. Propane is flowing. I turn the thermostat on fan kicks on blows cold air. After about ten minutes no heat and Lp alarm goes off, and low voltage fault buzzer goes off and shuts off when I turn thermostat off.
Are you on shore power or batteries? The furnace takes a good amount of power and if the batteries are bad, suggested by the lp alarm and low voltage buzzer. If the batteries are weak, the blower might not be turning fast enough make the sail switch.

I know the lp alarm will make noise when the battery is real low, I am not sure what you are calling the low voltage alarm.
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Are you on shore power or batteries? The furnace takes a good amount of power and if the batteries are bad, suggested by the lp alarm and low voltage buzzer. If the batteries are weak, the blower might not be turning fast enough make the sail switch.

I know the lp alarm will make noise when the battery is real low, I am not sure what you are calling the low voltage alarm.
X2, sounds like a weak battery
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Be sure that the thermostat is on AUTO and not on Hi or Low ( which are for A/C) once on Auto set the temp.
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