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Old 08-13-2016, 01:37 PM   #29
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My coach puts out pretty good heat from the defroster and I use it regularly on North/south where a good amount of time is in temperatures less than 35 degrees. My fans, aimed straight back, put a surprising amount of the heat back into the living area. In the cold they help a lot.

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Old 08-13-2016, 02:16 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by Bloodyhell View Post
We've had our 2005 Bounder for about 6 months and we have never found a use for the windshield fans. They are noisy and they don't seem to move much air. Before I replace them with some interior lights, is there some use I am overlooking. Are they indispensable in some situation I haven't encountered yet?
Like the many other members who use them for various reasons, we do the same, however if the noise bothers you and you don't feel you have a need for them, then by all means remove them and replace them with something you feel is more useful.

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Old 08-13-2016, 04:18 PM   #31
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Yep, when its damp and dewy out you will be glad you have the extra wind power blowing on your windshield to help keep it fog free. I have installed oscillating fans to replace my fixed type. What a difference they made in keeping the window clear.
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Old 08-24-2016, 07:19 PM   #32
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I have a set and they are indeed worthless as we cannot get them to turn on. I now ow where the switch is, but nothing happens when I push it.

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I have turned those fans toward the driver and passenger helps keep us cool.
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Use ours when the windshield starts to get foggy or when we just want a little breeze on us.
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I have a set and they are indeed worthless as we cannot get them to turn on. I now ow where the switch is, but nothing happens when I push it.

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My fans have a pretty well hidden switch on the fan body, and that has to be turned to on and to high or low speed for them to operate.
Have you checked with your fans if the switch is in the correct operation position?

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