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Old 11-26-2011, 08:53 AM   #1
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Block heater.

Hello folks.
Can anybody tell me ,
How do i switch on the block heater.
Does it run on LPG or shore power
Where is the kit located
My RV spec sheet shows it as fitted but thats my only clue

Next. Yes I'm very new to this.

Thanks.
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Old 11-26-2011, 08:59 AM   #2
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Are you referring to the engine block heater? If so then look for a cord with a male plug end some where in the front of your RV's engine compartment.
I see that you are from England.
Do you use your RV year round?
Also i don't believe it will be cold enough to require you to use your engine block heater.
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Boneidle,

I assume you have a diesel engine. We have a 2001 National Tradewinds with a CAT engine in the rear. Our does have a block heater. Normally I use it for an hour or so when the temps get down into the 40s or lower.
There is a switch on the dash that turns the block heater on/off. Also if the GFIC plug in the bathroom area is tripped, our block heat won't work. Ours works with either shore power, generator, or inverter.

Just a suggestion--when you post a note, it would be very helpful to know what make of motor home, engine, etc. you have.

Lots of luck in your RV adventures. We have enjoyed ours over the past ten years.

Happy Trails,
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