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Old 01-24-2005, 08:06 AM   #15
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Where is the switch you had on your Scottsdale and what did it do? I have a 2003 Scottsdale and I am not aware of the switch or what it does. The reason is probably that we do not travel much in the winter except to head south and I have never had to look for it. I leave it winterized until we get to good weather. Thank you.
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Old 01-24-2005, 10:05 AM   #16
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If you had the switch it would be to the left of your panel for water hose,flush tank inlet,water pump switch. I have been told that its discontinued unless you order the "cold weather pkg."---"007"
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Old 01-24-2005, 07:50 PM   #17
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The switch was located on the panel in the utility compartment, where the water pump switch and water service connections are located. The switch activated a fan that blew warm air down into the storage tanks area. As best I remember, it only worked when the furnace was on. My Newmar dealer told me they did away with the fan & switch in 2004; gravity now flows the warm air into the tanks area (which I don't think is as efficient).

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Old 02-11-2005, 10:43 AM   #18
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Ok, here is a gotcha that I just experienced. Moving my MA from MD to NC. Inside temp was 65+ outside temp was 25. Everything was fine until I connected water at final destination. Solenoid for the Ice Maker was cracked and was POURING WATER. It has a heater attached but evidently is either overcome by the circulating cold air or it doesn't work going down the road. I have cutoff the water and isolated the solenoid until spring. OBTW the switch in the water compartment is labled "FAN" or "BLOWER".

I frequently stay in the RV for long periods during the winter. I keep a 60-75 watt light in the Water compartment and holding tank area and have had no problems. I do run the furnace when Temp is less than 32.

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Old 02-13-2005, 06:11 PM   #19
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We have a 2004 Country Star with a polar package and have the switches and the tank heater pads with a switch in the toilet room. We had -12 thats right minus 12 and had no problem except a stated before, used l lot of propane. When I was younger and had older cars etc. I used light bulbs to keep things from freezing, and it really helps. It's amazing how much it helps. tinker
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