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Old 04-24-2023, 07:24 PM   #21
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Chances are very great that you do not have thermostat wire already ran and you will need to do that yourself.
definitely not pre-wired...
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Old 05-11-2023, 11:45 AM   #22
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I wanted to post an update...
I installed the Bluetooth controls on the A/C and it worked great. The interior of the camper was much less "clammy" on a pretty humid weekend. I have no regrets with this modification. Everyone that doesn't have a thermostat should do this mod.

It's not perfect... because of where the temp sensor is, I had to set the temperature much lower to keep the camper in the low 70s, but the A/C cycled on and off appropriately. The sensor is in the A/C cabinet, so it reads cool.
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Old 05-11-2023, 12:22 PM   #23
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Glad it worked out for you! I had one in my old trailer and I liked it.
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Old 05-05-2024, 12:49 PM   #24
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I have a 2023 Geo Pro g19fd (that came during the pandemic parts shortage) with the Coleman Mach 8 plus with the manual controls on the unit This is anoying as the fan runs all the time with the AC on and it is lously at maintaining a temperature.

Some people in this thread were able to convert to the remote thermostat using the Coleman-Mach 8330-752 kit but it looks like they already had wires in place for the thermostat. The bluetooth kit sounds like another alternative but it is 10x the price.

I checked and there are no thermostat wires to the existing location. Has anyone found a way to fish new wires to the AC? I checked and there are channels in the insulation for ceiling lights and speakers. I thought it might be possible to fish wires by daisy chaining through the existing chanels but this looks like it would be quite difficult.

Has anyone done this?
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Old 05-05-2024, 02:31 PM   #25
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I don't have any experience with doing this in a Geo Pro but I was able to bore a 3/16 hole through the ceiling insulation of my previous camper using a fiberglass fish rod that I bought at Harbor Freight (see link below). I did this by removing the A/C cover on the ceiling and using the fiberglass rod as drill bit spinning it with one hand and using the other hand to keep the rod centered in the insulation. I only had to bore this hole about 12 inches to a point above the cabinet where the radio/entertainment equipment was located. i pulled the radio out reached up to the ceiling and was able to pull the wire down to where I mounted the thermostat. That mod was probably the best mod that i performed on that camper. I hope it works out for you!

https://www.harborfreight.com/3-16-i...kit-65327.html
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Old 05-05-2024, 09:22 PM   #26
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Thanks I think a fish tape should work. I need to go about a foot to the top of the upper cabnet where the existing (analog) thermostat is for the propane heater.

Not sure how easy it will be to find where it exits. I guess just make a pocket in the ceiling and go right and left until you find it.
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