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Old 06-16-2014, 08:55 PM   #1
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Unhappy Very little heat in master bedroom

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Just picked up a used voltage 3905 . We had a cool night this weekend so I tried out the furence . Worked really well everywhere except the master bedroom . The bathroom had plenty of heat . Only found one spot where heat was coming out and that was right by the bathroom . But if we closed the bathroom door it didn't warm up the room at all ?
Any ideas where to start looking? Basement? Zone 2 witch is the master bedroom only shows for ac only ? So I'm guessing that the furence is for heating the whole unit under zone 1 ? Thanks for any help that anyone might have .
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Old 06-16-2014, 09:59 PM   #2
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If yours is like mine there is a 4" dedicated feed duct into the bathroom. A 2" off a tee into the bedroom. When I get some extra time I'm going to switch that set-up.
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Old 06-17-2014, 04:56 PM   #3
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You are correct about the heat being "zone 1". Mine is that way. We have had no problem with the heating, but we leave the "hallway" door open and the heat from the salon moves right on up into the bedroom.
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Old 06-17-2014, 05:14 PM   #4
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We also have a single 2" going into the bedroom. With the bedroom door open we got temps in the high 60/low 70s in sub zero weather (perfect for us). Our only problem is design of the Model 3895 puts 4" duct coming directly from the furnace into the bathroom or the sauna as we like to call it. Since we don't want it any hotter in the bedroom i plan to split the heat off the bathroom and duct some of it to the belly. Hopefully that along with sealing it up will actually provide us a 4 season coach.
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Old 07-01-2014, 01:55 AM   #5
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Well I have to look at changing it some cuz my wife needs all the doors shut or she can't sleep !! Lol thanks
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:14 AM   #6
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I started working on this fix today. The master bed had basically no heat coming through the 2" and way too much going to the bathroom.
Redoing the basement layout and framing while I'm at it. Hopefully I'll have it done in the next day or two.
I wish the garage was as easy to fix..i might just add a catylitic heater back there.
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:45 PM   #7
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Go to Home Depot and buy a metal Adjustable Heater Register for the Bathroom, then just open when needed in the bathroom, you will still get some heat there, but more will go to the bedroom
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:50 PM   #8
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Go to Home Depot and buy a metal Adjustable Heater Register for the Bathroom, then just open when needed in the bathroom, you will still get some heat there, but more will go to the bedroom
I did try that as it would be far easier. It had no effect on the amount of flow to the bedroom. They are on different branches and I believe the heat is just taking the oath of least resistance and heading down the larger 4" ducts to the belly.
I will know soon.
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Old 05-04-2015, 07:21 PM   #9
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Wow, it changed our heat, but as we know Dutchman changes the way they do things on every RV they build, I can't wait to open my belly and see what they did to mind??
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Old 05-07-2015, 05:38 AM   #10
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Here is a shot of my finished insulated 4" from furnace to 'T' to bathroom with adjustable register and to Master. Master gets lots of heat now. i'm also halfway through re-framing the basement for more storage. (I wish i could replace the 2" to the garage as easily!)
https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5w_...p=docslist_api
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Looks Good, and yes I wish I could do something with the Garage also, I may go the way of placing a heater like another guy did.
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Old 05-07-2015, 05:53 PM   #12
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Right. on that Catalytic heater install i was wondering where he ran the propane line...Did he have to pull the belly and run it underneath? It kinda sounded that way because i believe he said he stubbed the quick connect up from the floor, but that could have been someone else.
It would be so much easier if i could run it through the wall, behind the fireplace...but then where, maybe get over to the fridge and tap into that line.?
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Old 05-07-2015, 06:05 PM   #13
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I think I will look into his install, when I get back from this trip, I use electric heater, but it takes a little time to warm up...I remember he taped in right at the tanks
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Old 05-07-2015, 06:18 PM   #14
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i remember he showed that picture but said it was for a BBQ quick connect...but perhaps he put both in at the tanks.
Perhaps we could get him (i'll have to go back and see who it was) to describe his feed line run more.
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