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Old 07-28-2016, 09:45 AM   #29
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I may have missed the point of this thread but diesel exhaust will not kill you. No one has ever committed suicide in a diesel car
Hopefully, you are not serious. Diesel is a carbon based fuel that is being burned producing carbon monoxide. A friend of mine had a cracked flue in his house that filled it with CO from an oil furnace. They were lucky to discover it before any serious health issues developed. Not much difference in that and diesel fuel.

There is always a risk factor involved in these situations. To the OP, if you are not comfortable with running the generator overnight, then don't do it. I as many others here, I have left mine going for days at a time with no problems, though I did use a genturi. Be comfortable with your own conscience.
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I may have missed the point of this thread but diesel exhaust will not kill you. No one has ever committed suicide in a diesel car
I hope you're joking. Diesel engines DO produce carbon monoxide.
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Old 07-28-2016, 09:59 AM   #31
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You can buy a CO detector starting at about $25. Put it in your bedroom and use your generator. If you're still worried, buy more then one. Because CO is odorless your generator is no more dangerous at night then it wold be during the day.
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During the day you are more likely to feel ill or notice symptoms in time to take action. At night you are more likely to sleep through it until you are dead.
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Then get a CO detector. Holy smokes!! (pun intended)
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I'd be WAY more likely to die from a pissed off wife!
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I may have missed the point of this thread but diesel exhaust will not kill you. No one has ever committed suicide in a diesel car
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While it's true that diesel engines generally produce 28 times less CO,(carbon monoxide), than gasoline engines:
(see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diesel_exhaust), the CO in diesel exhaust CAN KILL.
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Dennis.....First, check your TV listings for a NASCAR race and watch it for a few minutes. The infield is lined with motor homes ALL running their generators and A/C 24/7 while there.

Second, your coach was built to a set of standards to specifically protect your from what you're concerned about.

Third, for piece of mind, buy an additional CO detector and place it in your bedroom.

Lastly, when you stop for the night, always turn your dash A/C controls to off. If you leave them on vent or A/C, you will be drawing air from outside the coach. This is good advice in both hot and cold weather to prevent air from coming in.
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Make sure your CO detector is working. Our factory installed unit was installed on the ceiling above the bed and that seems to be the logical place. Yours is probably in the bedroom as well but it certainly doesn't hurt to have another for that extra peace of mind. You can always buy to place in other areas of the MH as well.

Also, be sure to check your generator plumbing. Connections should be tight with the exhaust tip poking out the side are from under the coach. Your genset is probably not installed in a compartment but rather hanging from underneath. Gets lots of air circulation this way. But, the floor above and walls should be caulked and sealed. Make sure they are.

Yes, i would hate for something to happen but honestly, the odds are very low. Sleeping in my own sweat, nope, nada, no way. I ain't good with that and i'll do my darndest to keep it from happening!
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Wow....guess you should of thought about this before you spent all that money on that RV

Not sure if OP is serious
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They have a exhaust diverter genturi something that runs exhaust above the roof
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They have a exhaust diverter genturi something that runs exhaust above the roof
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Who is "they"?
My coach has never had "exhaust diverter genturi something that runs exhaust above the roof"... and I often use my generator overnight.
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Wow....guess you should of thought about this before you spent all that money on that RV

Not sure if OP is serious
Ya dude , serious..... been driving most of the day now here at Walmart bought a carbon monoxide detector this coach already had one of course but like most said get a second one for sure

I surely appreciate all that have chimed in and sorry I haven't replied sooner this little phone it's hard to fool with. Especially when you can't hardly even read it.

Thanks to all of you who really put some good suggestions and thoughts into this I'm sure it will not only help me but many others and that's what it's all about.

Happy and safe travels to all,

Dennis

I will go back through And re- read all the good advice and make sure to thank you when I get my laptop up and running. Thank you again
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