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Old 07-06-2016, 11:25 AM   #1
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Have a 2015 hw276, camping this week and the outside temp was about 90+. Had the AC on max bit the pup really never had a problem. We cleaned the filters but no luck. Thinking it was the power pole from cg. + just being at those temps. Does anyone know besides adding gizmos what I could do?
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Old 07-06-2016, 11:59 AM   #2
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I assume you mean that the RV never cooled down. Of course the temps being 90+F outside had a lot to do with it as would your location and if there was any shade.

Did the air coming out of the returns seem to be cool like it should be? If so, then adding Gizmos is probably your best bet.
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Gizmos and Reflectix for the windows are about it for solutions.
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I assume you mean that the RV never cooled down. Of course the temps being 90+F outside had a lot to do with it as would your location and if there was any shade.

Did the air coming out of the returns seem to be cool like it should be? If so, then adding Gizmos is probably your best bet.
Air at the unit was kinda cold. Seems like it was colder last year but prolly not.
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You can check it with a thermometer. The return air should be about 15F colder than the intake air after it's been running a while. While you're there, you should also check for any air leaks between the intake and return. That will greatly affect the cooling ability of the unit.
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Make sure the unit didn't freeze up also.
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Old 07-06-2016, 06:32 PM   #7
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Reflectix in the bunk ends makes a big difference. I have pugs, but I have not yet used them. Shade or just some shade makes a huge difference in itself.
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Gizmos and Reflectix cooled mine tremendously. I read a lot spent the money and tried it. Amazing the difference it made for my 1 year old taking naps during the day.
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Kimna. I have a low profile a/c unit on mine and it tends to freeze up and will not blow much air. I have yet to use it in direct sunlight which might help thaw it out as it works. All my use tends to be under trees with shade. I will have to lower the thermostat to have it cycle on and off more so that it has a chance to thaw. Very frustrating as my older more common unit worked very well and never had a problem.
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Kimna. I have a low profile a/c unit on mine and it tends to freeze up and will not blow much air. I have yet to use it in direct sunlight which might help thaw it out as it works. All my use tends to be under trees with shade. I will have to lower the thermostat to have it cycle on and off more so that it has a chance to thaw. Very frustrating as my older more common unit worked very well and never had a problem.


Restricted air " intake or exhaust" flow will cause freeze up.

Frost sensor may have fallen off or is faulty.

Have you tried to open the quick cool dump feature?



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