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Old 03-09-2014, 02:41 PM   #1
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2013 Cedar Creek Silverback Furnace Issues

Hello Everyone. My husband and I are new to this forum. We purchased a used 2103 Silverback last Labor Day. Just opened it up yesterday because I work at the campground where we keep it and we are getting ready to open soon. My husband had the furnace running all day yesterday without any issues, but in the middle of the night it just stopped working. He double checked that we had propane in the tank and we do. When we turned the thermostat off and then back on it would come on and run for a little while and then shut off. It would not come back on again by itself unless we turned it off and back on. It did that for awhile leading my husband to believe it was the thermostat. But now the furnace won't run at all. Can anyone help?
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Old 03-09-2014, 06:51 PM   #2
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Before a long discussion about heaters - do you have a full tank of propane. Mine will quit in very cold weather if the propane tank is low.

Next does the fan run?
Can you hear the igniter clicking?
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Old 03-10-2014, 11:14 AM   #3
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Yes my husband double checked the propane and the fuses . The fan does not come on now and it did click a few times
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Old 03-10-2014, 12:40 PM   #4
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Bad thermostat?
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Old 03-10-2014, 01:59 PM   #5
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My husband is going to try that this evening . Let's help that is all it is 😃 thanks
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Old 03-10-2014, 04:03 PM   #6
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Does anyone know the best place to purchase a thermostat for my 2013 Silverback ?
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Old 03-11-2014, 08:17 PM   #7
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I assume you have a old style mechanical thermostat. If you are going to change get a digital - easy to install and much better temp control. There are numerous websites with instructions on how to install.

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Old 03-11-2014, 08:51 PM   #8
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Thanks
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Old 02-28-2016, 11:04 AM   #9
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Did you ever resolve your issue?

To mammakratz;
Were you ever able to figure out what the problem was? We bought our camper, the heat worked for less than 24 hours them this happened to us.....currently waiting for my son who is an HVAC tech, hoping he has a clue lol!
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Old 02-29-2016, 09:02 AM   #10
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After I checked the propane by lightning the gas range, that's a good way to check the propane. Next I would check the battery


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Old 02-29-2016, 09:24 AM   #11
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Battery? I don't mean to sound rude, but we are very sure that we have propane, we have checked the connections, they are clean.
What exactly do you mean by checking the battery?
My son in in the HVAC industry, he has even looked in to the problem, but since working on a furnace for a house is a complete different thing from a camper, he is just shaking his head...we got nowhere.
Seems we are stuck having to take it back to the NIGHTMARE of a dealer that we bought it from....
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Old 02-29-2016, 11:17 AM   #12
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If your battery is dead your furnace will not work. I know you are hooked up to shore power but you have to have DC


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Old 02-29-2016, 11:20 AM   #13
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It takes some DC current to make the furnace work. Check to battery the cables can be clean and you will have a dead battery


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Old 02-29-2016, 12:26 PM   #14
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You have a 12 volt battery in your camper.


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2013 Cedar Creek Silverback Furnace Issues

Furnace is strictly 12v and propane.
So battery must be charged and converter must be working to use it.



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To the op, once the furnace fails to light three times it will lock out.
You need to remove power in order to reset it.


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