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Old 10-04-2018, 02:11 PM   #21
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Another thing you might want to try. Cover a couple of the vents (especially the one closest to the furnace) to see if you then get any flow through the bedroom vent. If not, it is either disconnected or blocked. If yes, then you can leave a couple of the other vents at least partially covered to increase the flow to the bedroom. While not an ideal fix, you will have some flow in there, while you work out the permanent solution.
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Old 10-04-2018, 02:29 PM   #22
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For some reason, the pictures arent wanting to show up. I'm going to fiddle with things to see if I can get them up loaded.
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Quickly read through, but best I can tell your rig has floor registers. If you can find the spot that is crushed- looking like this might be the case- you could also potentially add a register and fix it through the top side using that location. Granted, the location of the blockage might be in a location that you wouldn't want a register- such as an entrance or high foot traffic area. But, if you get lucky and it's not, you could potentially fix if from the top side relatively easily. Also, try using a flashlight and mirror to see down the ducts. Don't look only at the bedroom duct- the blockage could be near the duct just upstream of there. I've encountered this before and was able to spread the duct and install flashing to brace the duct and hold it open. Mine was actually crushed in a location just over the black tank- would have needed to lower the underbelly AND remove the blank tank to access it from underneath, which would have been a nightmare!
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Old 10-05-2018, 03:55 AM   #24
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Quickly read through, but best I can tell your rig has floor registers. If you can find the spot that is crushed- looking like this might be the case- you could also potentially add a register and fix it through the top side using that location. Granted, the location of the blockage might be in a location that you wouldn't want a register- such as an entrance or high foot traffic area. But, if you get lucky and it's not, you could potentially fix if from the top side relatively easily. Also, try using a flashlight and mirror to see down the ducts. Don't look only at the bedroom duct- the blockage could be near the duct just upstream of there. I've encountered this before and was able to spread the duct and install flashing to brace the duct and hold it open. Mine was actually crushed in a location just over the black tank- would have needed to lower the underbelly AND remove the blank tank to access it from underneath, which would have been a nightmare!
What are floor registers? Cant say I have ever heard of those before.
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Old 10-05-2018, 04:02 AM   #25
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Since I'm on my phone, it doesnt show the advanced option for me. Apparently I was trying to upload pictures via the video option lol
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Old 10-05-2018, 04:07 AM   #26
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What are floor registers? Cant say I have ever heard of those before.
they're the floor "grills" that heat comes out of. they are called registers.
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Rachel have you checked Amazon for the video snake? They have several up to 30 feet long that will work with your phone. Prices look to be $20 to $40 range. Too bad we don't have a member in your area. Sounds like beautiful country there (albeit cold!)
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Old 10-05-2018, 01:16 PM   #28
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Rachel have you checked Amazon for the video snake? They have several up to 30 feet long that will work with your phone. Prices look to be $20 to $40 range. Too bad we don't have a member in your area. Sounds like beautiful country there (albeit cold!)
My silly self sisnt even think of amazon. I was able to stuff my phone down the vent in the living room, and got a decent picture. I am noticing that it doesnt appear to connect to a main duct, unless its further down. I unfortunately was not able to do the same with the one in my bedroom, the area where they put it is super small, and I dont fit.

As you can see from.the one picture, there is something that's pushing it up, but it's not fully restricting it.
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These are the pictures I was talking about. The first one is the stacker jack, then the underbelly, furnace and connection.
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These are the pictures I was talking about. The first one is the stacker jack, then the underbelly, furnace and connection.
Rachael, I am concerned about your safety using a space heater unless it is specifically for a 12volt system.

Next, the reality of living in a TT (travel trailer) is needing to keep up with maintenance/repair and humidity build up. I recommend you take a day and watch lots of YouTube videos. Easy way to learn a lot. Take notes, mark the good videos to re-watch.

I also have not heard the term "stacker jack". Trailers have stabilizer jacks which only keep the unit from small movements, i.e., someone walking inside.

I wish you the best.
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Stacker jacks where the normal type till they attached levelling jacks. A video snake is a waste of money. You cam see the crushed pipe right there. Doesn't take much. Like other have said cut open a 3 sided access. Fold the corplast back an have a look. Using red tuck tape or some type of sticky tape to resealable the corplast.
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Stacker jacks where the normal type till they attached levelling jacks. A video snake is a waste of money. You cam see the crushed pipe right there. Doesn't take much. Like other have said cut open a 3 sided access. Fold the corplast back an have a look. Using red tuck tape or some type of sticky tape to resealable the corplast.
X's 2 here, It looks like they used a strap to crush the duct, or it is passing over something, just as I said this is a common problem. Just measure down to that area and cut the bottom on 3 sides to get access. when it is repaired just tape it back up, I use gorilla tape to seal mine back up. Or get some tape on Amazon to for the product. But gorilla tape will work fine. This is not a big deal to do. good luck..
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Old 10-06-2018, 12:18 PM   #33
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Rachael, I am concerned about your safety using a space heater unless it is specifically for a 12volt system.

Next, the reality of living in a TT (travel trailer) is needing to keep up with maintenance/repair and humidity build up. I recommend you take a day and watch lots of YouTube videos. Easy way to learn a lot. Take notes, mark the good videos to re-watch.

I also have not heard the term "stacker jack". Trailers have stabilizer jacks which only keep the unit from small movements, i.e., someone walking inside.

I wish you the best.
I am attaching a picture of the stacker jack. You place them around the frame of the trailer if you're going to be in them for an extended period of time, ie, living in one. It gives more stability to the trailer, than just using the stabilizer jacks.

I have watched a couple videos on youtube, for some things, but finding one that involves my trailer, and some of the specific issues I'm having, there arent any.

Far as the space heater goes, the wattage is fine. I'm hooked up to a 30amp outlet at my spot, and with the main heater running, it only comes on when it gets cold enough.

I expected to have to do maintence eventually, but it's only been 4 months since I got my trailer, and if they had checked everything like I was told they did, I shouldn't be having these issues I'm having at only 4 months. It's a used trailer, so I expected things to pop up eventually. Just wish it would have popped up later on lol.
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This is a stacker jack
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These are the pictures I was talking about. The first one is the stacker jack, then the underbelly, furnace and connection.
I remember those jacks! You can stack them together for storage, thus "stacker jack." Anyhow, it isn't that hard to open the belly of most trailers. The material is usually the same stuff they make political yard signs out of - Coroplast. It's basically plastic coated cardboard. Easy to cut with a razor knife and patch with tape of need be.
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Sounds like you need some help. Here's a list of mobile repair around you. Call and see if you can get one to come to you. Maybe this group would be willing to do a "Go Fund me" to help you with the repairs. I'm sure someone here knows how to set that up if others will agree to help. Good luck.
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The duct in the bath room is closest to the furnace and the bathroom was always toasty whereas the living room wasnít. By covering the bathroom duct to restrict air flow from it the other ducts worked fine. Have made a permanent fix by replacing the bathroom duct with one you can close off when desired.
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