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Old 04-15-2021, 11:53 AM   #1
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Atwood air cond

I have a 1916 Attwood air cond and was told to clean out the filter.

It slipped out easily, rinsed clean and was reinstalled.

Now the air cond. runs , but the compressor doesn't start , so no cooling.

I read sometimes a clip comes loose but can't find any loose wires.

Any help, advice ,suggestions appreciated, its 88F today.
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Old 04-15-2021, 02:38 PM   #2
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More information might be helpful. I don't think "1916" is a valid model number. Picture of the filter installation pieces might be useful.

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Old 04-16-2021, 06:41 AM   #3
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My goof, the Isata 3 FW was assembled in 2016 and uses the same Atwood as were installed that year.


Its not 100 years old!



No cellphone , just a chat & chuck , so no photo yet.


Any help from someone that may have had thid problem would be grand.
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Old 04-16-2021, 08:31 AM   #4
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I don't know which A/C you have, but try a couple of things.

1. Turn the breaker off and pull the control fuse.
2. Pull the filter(s) out and put them back in.
3. Turn the breaker back on and replace the fuse.
4. Make sure the thermostat is on cool and not just fan.

Let us know if any of that works.
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Old 04-16-2021, 10:54 PM   #5
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Here's 'the clip' that is often mentioned.
Rear view of Atwood AirCommand 15000. Removal and/or reinstall of shroud sometime knocks the wiring loose.
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Old 04-21-2021, 09:53 AM   #6
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Tried resetting the breaker & fuse , no joy.

I pulled down the coach inside cover , but the area that I assume is the area with the cooling fins is covered with a mostly soft stiff covering. Does this have to be removed to get to the clip on wire?

The area is smooth , so I have no idea how removing the slid in filter would knock anything loose.Unless the entire area is covered with dirt from use.


I do not see any screws , how is it removed?
Just pulled down, with a knife blade to get it started??

Don't want to harm anything. AM trying to get a photo to load..too big.

Thanks for the help.
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