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Old 10-20-2011, 04:56 PM   #1
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Constant and annoying rattle

One of my ceiling vents rattles when driving or when open in windy weather. It is driving me nuts! How do I remove the interior screen so that I can tie it from the inside? Would this be something my new RV warranty should cover?
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Old 10-20-2011, 08:31 PM   #2
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Hi okmunky,
This should be covered by your warranty.
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Old 10-21-2011, 09:10 AM   #3
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How to remove the inside screen depends on the brand name of the vent. Most have little screws, and should be visible. FantasticFan has a new type screen that simply pops into place, and can be popped out by hand once you find the raised "finger-hold" on it. Sounds like something is loose in the raise/lower linkage.
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Thanks Gary and Paul! After further inspection with eyeglasses, it looks like I will have to open the skylight and then climb up on the roof -groan- to access the hardware. It's probably something easy to fix if it wasn't for going on top. I'm in Minnemucca, Nevada headed south on a long boring stretch of road. Guess what I'll be doing after breakfast tomorrow.

Is there ALWAYS something that needs fixing that delays progress? Seems like all I do lately is fix dumb stuff. Today it was the bathroom door that wouldn't stay shut on curves. Only took a $2 latch, but all told with buying the latch, getting tools in
and out, etc. it delayed leaving by 90 minutes.

For some reason I thought retirement was supposed to be easier than this.
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