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Old 10-21-2019, 08:07 AM   #1
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Furnace Control for front

My furnace does not blow heat to the front of the coach I found the valve I think but it is almost impossible to get to any suggestions
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Old 10-21-2019, 08:17 AM   #2
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What motorhome is this?

Does the furnace attempt to light, i.e. the blower comes on, but the furnace doesn't light. ??
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Dan,
Do you have hydro hot or is this the furnace under the fridge or the heat pumps?
A little more info will help other Alpine Owners be helpful.
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Old 10-21-2019, 11:04 PM   #4
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What motorhome is this?
Profile says '03 WRV 40'.
Sure is a nice time saver when posters have it in their signature!
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Old 10-22-2019, 12:14 PM   #5
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My furnace does not blow heat to the front of the coach I found the valve I think but it is almost impossible to get to any suggestions

It is a 2003 Western RV Alpine
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Old 10-22-2019, 12:22 PM   #6
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Dan,


Please confirm you are referring to a propane furnace.


What valve?


Does it blow hot air to other areas, but not front of coach?


The more details you provide, the more we can help.
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Old 10-24-2019, 07:44 AM   #7
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Yes it blows good in the back of the coach
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Yes it is the propane furnice
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Since it does blow hot air to other areas, that shows that the propane part and blower part (i.e. the whole furnace) are functioning as they should.


That really leaves a duct that has come loose or is crushed or closed register is the "likely suspects".


Of course, the further an outlet is from the furnace, the less air will come out. Straightening ducting for smoother flow helps. And, you can also verify that the duct to the front is coming off the furnace opening with the highest air flow.
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…..early Alpines in general and the 2003 in particular don't have a good duct design for propane furnace heating the front of the coach....a quick survey of the front duct will show some of the more obvious issues....recommend two things to improve front end heating: 1- replace the "dryer" vent ducting in the basement with residential insulated 4" duct [Lowes or Home Depot], and look at all the bends and joints to ensure max air flow; and 2- put a shut-off register/vent in the bedroom duct to divert available heat to the front......good luck!!!!!
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