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Domestic AC in 2022 Elite II hull 1171 was working fine when we left Dallas for a wonderful Campground in NE Oklahoma. After a very bumpy ride down a gravel road arrived at campsite to find the AC compressor runs but the AC fan never starts. Camp host is a licensed electrician and was very helpful .. cked fuses, breakers etc but no luck. Any ideas how to get the fan going?? 

George and Melinda Pierce

2022 EII hull 1171, 2021 Ford 150 Hybrid with Pro Power Onboard

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Camping World diagnosis is locked up motor. Need new motor or unit. They don't have , would be several days. 

Nearest CW near home could get unit in 8 days, but could not install for 8 Weeks.

Headed to Hohenwald. 

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George and Melinda Pierce

2022 EII hull 1171, 2021 Ford 150 Hybrid with Pro Power Onboard

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Good luck getting the AC working! It is not a good time to be out without some air-conditioning.  It has certainly been a hot week and a half here in Idaho.

Kirk

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Kirk and Carrie Peterson

Twin Falls, Idaho

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I would think this is a warranty item with a 2022 unit with either Oliver or Dometic.   I would open a ticket with Oliver if you are the original owner.  Horrible weather for it to not be working.  

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Per above post, they're heading back to Hohenwald for warranty assistance,  as local shops do not have parts.

This is a supply chain issue, imo. Parts are difficult to find, even in metropolitan areas.

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SeaDawg I’m glad they are going back to Hohenwald.  Hopefully they will have the parts or a replacement unit.  I know parts are hard to get but was hoping if they hadn’t contacted Oliver that they would.  

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2022 Elite II, Hull #1271

Delivery 10/8/22

2021 FX4 Expedition, Heavy tow package

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Back in my Air Force days, the first step to any repair was to hit the defective apparatus with our hard hat.  😉 

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The Mothership repaired the unit that the Dometic service tech said needed to be replaced. Seems a screw came out and keeping the fan from running. Two days out from repair and alls well! Living happily ever after in our Oliver. THE END

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George and Melinda Pierce

2022 EII hull 1171, 2021 Ford 150 Hybrid with Pro Power Onboard

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On 7/30/2022 at 10:06 AM, MnG KY said:

The Mothership repaired the unit that the Dometic service tech said needed to be replaced. Seems a screw came out and keeping the fan from running. Two days out from repair and alls well! Living happily ever after in our Oliver. THE END

Mine was a little different....Upon starting the a/c after not using for a week, we encountered a very strange noise as the fan came on.  We shut it off and I removed  the outside cover to inspect.  We had a frog get on the fan blade of our Casita and that was a strange sound as well and I was expecting to find a similar problem.  Upon a quick inspection I found no critters, so we restarted and the the noise was much louder.  We shut it down and I took a closer look and found a bolt missing on one fan mount, the other side was loose, and the smaller aft mount had its nut halfway off the bolt.  The noise apparently was the fan blades gouging into its plastic shroud and sent pieces into the trailer and deposited them onto the inside roof by the side vent..  I was able to tighten things down after finding the bolt laying in the bottom of the a/c pan.  I figured to look around while I was up there and found the easy start capacitor unattached.  It wasn't causing any problems that I could see.  The 2 sided tape used to mount it had given way, I'll probably reattach with VHB tape soon.  I'll need to talk to service first.

Question....I'd like to put a self locking nut on the bolt where it comes through the rubber mount bushing and would appreciate any ideas.  Longer bolt to get the nut on?  It appears that the bolt threads in to something embedded in the rubber shock mount as it tightened up pretty well.  All seems to be working for now, will take another look in a week or so.

Ticket submitted.

John

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I guess I need to take the cover off and inspect to see if there are any loose bolts or screws.  We did lose one of the four screws that hold the shroud on. I’d sure like to replace my Dometic with a new Truma or Houghton!  Mike

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1 hour ago, Mike and Carol said:

I’d sure like to replace my Dometic with a new Truma or Houghton!  Mike

I hear ya Mike!  They probably put the bolts on a little better, back in the day.  Ours is only 6 months old.

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On 7/30/2022 at 10:06 AM, MnG KY said:

The Mothership repaired the unit that the Dometic service tech said needed to be replaced. Seems a screw came out and keeping the fan from running. Two days out from repair and alls well! Living happily ever after in our Oliver. THE END

This is exactly why I wouldn’t trust Camping World any further than I could throw a cow by her tail. 

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13 hours ago, ScubaRx said:

This is exactly why I wouldn’t trust Camping World any further than I could throw a cow by her tail. 

💯 % truth!! 😂

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