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Old 02-09-2013, 04:40 AM   #1
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Air Conditioning Slots in Overhead Wood Panel restrict air flow

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One of my gripes with my Infinity 3850 is that the front bedroom AC discharge goes through some narrow lateral slots in a wood overhead panel instead of the more traditional multiple ceiling vents that I had with my previous Grand Junction 5ver. In our Infinity, we have two AC units yet it seems the bedroom is not getting the same cooling the main areas are getting. I recognize we purchased a brand new model so this could be a new design flaw but I am hoping I can make a modification to open up the air flow. Wondering if I have to wait until the warranty expires before I can have a tech explore some custom mods to open up the vent system. If the Dutchmen engineers folks are reading this- here is some field feedback to improve the design.

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Old 02-09-2013, 08:33 AM   #2
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Looks vs operability

You bet they missed the mark. They missed it so well in 2012 that they didn't change a thing in the 2013.

We haven't been in enough extreme heat to be an issue to this point. If we do, we'll get involved with installing an air conditioning unit in the bedroom. I won't mess with the duct work.

The slotted woodwork for the air ducts looks good, but that' it.

After warranty, let us know what you did and how you did it.
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:08 PM   #3
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See my post in Komfort 2012 I have a 3650 front living, the Infinity is an exact copy of the Komfort floor plan, I solved my A/C flow problem
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Also see my post #10 under At first she thought I was crazy.
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Old 10-09-2013, 01:56 PM   #5
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2013 Infinity 3640RL - living room a/c

We have had our camper since April 1st and it's been in the shop 4 times having the a/c worked on and still has not been fixed. The a/c unit in the bedroom cools that room no problem, but the living room a/c(ducted)will not keep the LR and kitchen area cool even in just 80 degree weather. Has anyone else had a problem with this and was it resolved?
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Old 10-09-2013, 02:20 PM   #6
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We have had our camper since April 1st and it's been in the shop 4 times having the a/c worked on and still has not been fixed. The a/c unit in the bedroom cools that room no problem, but the living room a/c(ducted)will not keep the LR and kitchen area cool even in just 80 degree weather. Has anyone else had a problem with this and was it resolved?
Air conditioners, the vent ducts are not working!!! read 'em and weep......
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yep, the system they put into these trailers is junk and now its time for them to step up.
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