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Old 12-06-2009, 09:51 AM   #1
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Duo therm dual electric gas heating & aircon

Hi to all on the forum i am having a problem with my heating works fine on gas but only blows cold on electric i have a switch on the furnace which i have to switch over to electric but just not getting hot. has any one had the same problems and found a cure? all help is well appreciated.

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Old 12-06-2009, 10:32 AM   #2
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I think you'll need to add some coach specific info (year, mfgr, model...) to attract the attention of folks w/your same coach and furnace system. Maybe also a fuller description of the furnace system you have, whether it ever worked on electric, etc... After that you will probably find a wealth of response.

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Old 12-06-2009, 11:50 AM   #3
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re heating

Hi all sorry some details duo therm dual heating & aircon trouble with the electric heatingwas working fine last time i used it about 5 weeks ago

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Old 12-13-2009, 01:11 PM   #4
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I am not sure this response applies, but here it is anyway.

The electric Duo Therm on our coach is roof mounted. The heat pump in those units will operate to @40 degree outside temperatures. Any lower, it is not effective. Of course their primary purpose is for Air Conditioning cooling.

The gas furnace is a separate unit on our rig.

If you have both systems in one thermostat controller, perhaps that is where your problem is.

We have separate controls and thermostats for the furnace, and the DuoTherm roof mounted units.
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Old 12-13-2009, 06:13 PM   #5
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I'm a bit confused. As far as I know, the Sunseeker has a propane furnace and a separate roof air conditioner. The roof a/c may be a heat pump, enabling it to act as a heater as well. They both probably operate off the same thermostat.

Is it the electric heat from the roof a/c that doesn't work?
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