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  1. How many have tried ceramic window tint? Does it really knock down interior temperatures without cutting interior visible light? Can you self-install?
  2. We bought a 36' Rexhall Rexair RV two years ago and it was fine when we took short trips but now that we want to on the road more my husband doesn't want to drive the RV alone. So we bought a nice used Ford E150 Conversion Van and plan on making that our travel vehicle and live in the large RV. We need to put in a rooftop air conditioner because we have dogs that travel with us and I want them to be comfortable in the back of the van. Any particular brand I should ask for when getting a quote? Also want to get a generator but don't know if I want to get a portable Honda or a Onan built in. What's your comments and ideas on this? Has anyone done this before? I googled and got some ideas on youtube but I want a nice looking vehicle and not a room a/c hanging out the window. We are currently in Phoenix Arizona and if you can recommend any repair or service shops that would be great too. Thanks in advance for reading and making suggestions,
  3. Are there 5th wheel dealers who do "mobile" warranty repairs in Houston/Beaumont, Texas or Lake Charles, LA area? I purchased a 5th wheel and it is under warranty, but to get warranty repairs I have to take it 3.5 hours away to the dealer (Toppers RV, Waller TX).... and I signed a paper that said I understood that "never dreaming" that 3 DAYS after the power was turned on the AC would shutdown and not work!! When I first contacted the salesman (Zach Randall) he was so helpful and understood I could not bring the unit to him, but now he will not return my calls or texts! So..... do I have any recourse or am I just SOL?? What do I do now? I recently purchased a 2016 Forest River Sandpiper 389RD from Toppers RV in Waller, TX. It was delivered 02/29/2016 and the power turned on about 12:00 pm 3/16/2016. On 3/17/2016, the AC unit would cycle off and on quickly several times, but then it was fine. I had been trying to figure out how to use the Dometic Dual Controller and I thought this was caused by something I had done or a setting I unknowingly changed. About 5:00 pm on 3/18/2016, the AC unit shutdown and the controller light went out! So Saturday I contacted my salesman, Zach Randall, and told him what was going on. He told me that my thermostat had gone out and I needed a new one. He also told me they are cheap so just find one locally and it will be easy to install. So I called around locally and found one for $120.00 and contacted him to find out if that was cheap for a thermostat. When I called him back he said they are ripping you off because they sold them for $40.00 and he would just send me one. He also gave me the name of the Forest River area representative (Wayne Bigler) and told me that he would even probably even come out to install it if I needed to call him Monday. On Monday, 3/21/2016, I contacted the forest river rep (Wayne Bigler) who was not really excited to hear from me and told me to call the local Forest River dealer. The local dealer does not do any "mobile" repairs. So I was called my salesman (Zach Randall) back who basically told me "Welcome to the RV world.... I know your situation and it sucks!" My situation is that I do not have a truck big enough to haul the RV yet! He is no longer returning my calls or texts....
  4. Last summer our front (zone one) Duotherm Penguin gave us erratic performance in the air conditioner. The heat strip works fine, all the other things work. We're in a 98 Newmar Mt. Aire w/original low profile Penguins. The rear (zone two) unit works fine. We got a rebuilt four button thermostat control from a member here. We also got a new circuit board for the front unit. The A/C often will not kick in the compressor. I can wait two minutes, ten, twenty minutes. The compressor will not go on, hence, no cool air, just fan air. Sometimes I will hear it kick in and think it's okay, but in a while the compressor will go off and we'll find ourselves in the same situation. No cooling. We tried disconnecting the Freeze Sensor, but that didn't work. Many resets of the control box, etc etc. I'm at the point of considering buying a new Duotherm if I can't get a repair of this A/C problem. All help will be appreciated. Anyone with a used or refurbished Penguin if worse comes to worse? The Zone One is away from our bedroom, hence it's much quieter for us to use (our big TV's in the b'room &we tend to spend most time there). Thanks! Write Out Of My Head by Art Rosch
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