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Old 07-06-2012, 09:20 PM   #1
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what temps are you maintaining in your Columbus?

As was mentioned in another post we have the loud AC problem like others. The question I have is how cool are you all able to keep your Columbus at 100+ temps. Ours is a 385 with the grey paint and duel pain windows. We have seen the inside temp rise to 89 degrees with the quick cool vents open and the bunk house shut part of the time.
I would like to here others experiences. At this point I am very disappointed. We really like the Columbus otherwise.
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Old 07-07-2012, 05:21 PM   #2
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Old 07-07-2012, 05:36 PM   #3
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There are several related postings on the Loud dometic bedroom a/c in Columbus thread. The last of which, I added to this morning.

I would suggest you get your Columbus back to the dealer for a new front AC. There is a back order, so you may wish to call first.
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We were out two or three weeks ago in our Columbus 320RS for the entire week and high temperatures were in the 102-104 range all week. Running both ACs we were able to keep the temperature very comfortable - in he upper 70s during the heat of the day. The AC units we have cool wonderfully, but the bedroom unit was very loud.

We had the grommet kit installed last week and we're heading out this Wednesday for a few days. Our dealer isn't satisfied with the grommet kit and is ordering a new bedroom AC to install once we get back from this trip.
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Old 07-16-2012, 02:24 PM   #5
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Saturday, I dropped off ours for the front AC install. My dealer shared with me his conversation with Dometic. Evidently this is a big and expensive issue for Dometic. He is a one many shop, and doesn’t have time to go the grommet route. Dometic reluctantly agreed to send a new one. Interesting, they only allow/reimburse for 1 hour labor to install. He also suggested that the sever vibration from my old unit, likely broke a line somewhere in the unit or condenser, that lead to ours breaking down completely.
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