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Old 06-05-2012, 10:33 PM   #1
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Furnace Filter?

Our Thor ACE has an Atwood furnace. Is there an air filter anywhere in the system? The owners manual is unhelpful, in fact it is just a generic manual covering all of Thor's Class C range (despite the fact that the ACE is a clas A).
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Most furnaces do not use a filter. I did however install one behind the return vent just to change the pitch of the fan motor in regards to background noise.
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Most furnaces do not use a filter. I did however install one behind the return vent just to change the pitch of the fan motor in regards to background noise.
Thanks Mike, that sounds like a good idea. Now if I can just figure out where the return vent is.
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I've never seen a furnace filter on an RV.
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If the furnace is mounted in the basement and draws its return air through a hole in the floor, there is typically a filter there. I've seen them on American Coaches and some Winnebago diesels. But most RV furnaces do not have a air return filter, or the "filter" is a screen in the cabinet where the furnace is mounted. For example, if the furnace is under the fridge, there is usually a decorative fabric cover over the intake hole that suffices to keep dust out.
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