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Old 07-20-2013, 07:10 PM   #1
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converter hum

I have a 1998 Four Winds 31Ft class C. the converter is located under the foot of the bed. It can be pretty irritating at night after going to bed. All my other RV's converters were always either under the fridge, the front wall, or under a kitchen cabinet. Anyone have any suggestions on quieting this converter down. It sounds like the fan making the most noise. thanks
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I have a 1998 Four Winds 31Ft class C. the converter is located under the foot of the bed. It can be pretty irritating at night after going to bed. All my other RV's converters were always either under the fridge, the front wall, or under a kitchen cabinet. Anyone have any suggestions on quieting this converter down. It sounds like the fan making the most noise. thanks
We had the exact same problem in our first motor home. We never came up with a solution other than reducing the demand for 12 volts as much as possible. Keeping the house batteries in tip top shape will reduce the load on the charger section of the converter which will run cooler, so less fan required. Our second MH also had the converter under the bed but it was much quieter. Since yours is an older model, the fan may have become obstructed with dust, lint etc. Can you get access to clean it out?
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:42 AM   #3
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if it's a low load overnight, just flip the converter breaker on the distribution panel for the night.
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My WFCO made a lot of noise. I replaced it with a PD ( performance dynamics ) 9260. Silence is golden .
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