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Old 06-30-2015, 07:01 PM   #11
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Your wall thermostat is for the furnace and should be off. Your a/c thermostat is on the ceiling on the unit itself. You have a fan control and a cooling control. While running if your turn down the thermostat on the unit, you should here the compressor kick in, the lights will dim a little also. this is normal and the compressor will cycle on and off as it try to cool the interior.
Wall thermostat is off.

Dial is set to coldest setting though we have turned it up and down to try and get it to cool down.

The air just never gets as cool as I think it should given the size of the unit and such a small space.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:07 PM   #12
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That somewhat surprised me. We have the 11,000 BTU Dometic in our 5.0TA and in 88 degree Farenheit temps in Huntsville, AL, the A/C is blowing us out of the trailer. The digital thermostat is set for 76 degrees and is definitely providing adequate cooling, both during the day and at night. Being a Florida resident, I was concerned that an 11,000 BTU unit would be inadequate, but I am now convinced a 13,500 BTU would be overkill.
That's what we thought we would be getting with 11000 btu's. I know we're from Washington but I'm originally from Georgia and my wife is from New York so we know what warm weather is.

Based on all the input, there must be an issue with the unit.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:22 PM   #13
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:27 PM   #14
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Cleaned the filter?
Inside filter is spotless. I looked through the manual but don't know if there is an external filter that may need cleaning. The unit is just over a month old.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:27 PM   #15
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Opened the vents into the cabin? (ask me how I know)


Windows shut, vents shut, range hood closed?
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:33 PM   #16
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Opened the vents into the cabin? (ask me how I know)


Windows shut, vents shut, range hood closed?
You got me. How do you know?

We have had everything closed while its running.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:47 PM   #17
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You got me. How do you know?

We have had everything closed while its running.
I think the vents being referenced by Bruce are the four directional vents on the lower shroud of the A/C unit. They pop open. I have three of them open but the fourth, which directs air toward the refrigerator is closed because it is rather close to the cabinetry.
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:00 PM   #18
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On our A/C, there's a fan side of the switch [gray] and an A/C side of the switch [blue]. I made the mistake of using the fan side at first. Then I fgured out that it wasn't cooling so I moved the switch to the other side. Is that like yours? Or only on later models?
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:12 PM   #19
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On our A/C, there's a fan side of the switch [gray] and an A/C side of the switch [blue]. I made the mistake of using the fan side at first. Then I fgured out that it wasn't cooling so I moved the switch to the other side. Is that like yours? Or only on later models?
That is the same as our unit. We have it on the blue side. The air is cool but definitely doesn't freeze us out of the trailer.
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Old 06-30-2015, 08:15 PM   #20
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I think the vents being referenced by Bruce are the four directional vents on the lower shroud of the A/C unit. They pop open. I have three of them open but the fourth, which directs air toward the refrigerator is closed because it is rather close to the cabinetry.
We have tired all configurations to no avail. It does blow cold air but when it has been on for hours and the thermometer on the furnace thermostat reads 85 I just have to believe it should get cooler.
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