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Old 04-18-2009, 07:14 PM   #1
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Front Air Conditioner Sensor

In our coach the sensor for the thermostat for the front air conditioner is below the cabinet above the driver's head. Now that it is getting warm, and the driver's side is facing west, the afternoon sun hits the driver's side of the coach and the heat builds up between the bottom of the cabinet,where the sensor is, and the outside wall. This keeps the air conditioner running, since where the thermostat is, is about 10-15 degrees warmer than anywhere else in the room. If we turn the thermostat up to account for that, it cycles on and off a lot.

Has anyone moved the sensor? Has anyone else experienced this problem and come up with a solution? It seems that it would have made more sense to put the sensor where the occupants are going to be.

Jerry & Shirley Friedman; Dusty & Cricket
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Old 04-18-2009, 09:51 PM   #2
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Yes, our sensor is in the same place. We just up the setting to accomodate for that and turn the fan on continuously - this evens out the distribution of cool and and the compressor doesn't cycle on/off as often. Of course our best course of action is to move farther north!

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