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Old 10-20-2016, 06:08 PM   #1
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Maxx Fan cover cracked

The cover on my Maxx fan has been cracked. Does anyone know if it is possible to just replace the cover?

Thanks, KIm
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:33 PM   #2
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For technical assistance, repair parts or warranty claim assistance concerning your MAXXFAN or MAXXFAN Plus, please contact us at 316.832.3400


For full WARRANTY terms and conditions, please visit www.AIRXCEL.com.
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Old 10-20-2016, 06:35 PM   #3
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If no one has done such, give Airxcel a call, the part number for the white one is 05-30510. Should be able to tell you how the replace it if they sell it.

E-mail Address: rvp_support@airxcel.com

Phone Number: (316) 832-4357

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Old 10-20-2016, 08:07 PM   #4
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Earlier this year I noticed cracks (maybe 1 1/2") at the outermost hinge rivets on either side of my Maxxfan cover. I had some gel superglue, so I got up on a ladder and used a toothpick to work the glue into and over the cracks, like weld joints. So far they're holding really well, so I plan on picking up a can of matching spray paint in the spring to do a paint-over.

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Old 10-20-2016, 08:11 PM   #5
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I replaced the cover on my MaxxFan on my Escape 19, took maybe 15 minutes. The cover has a lifetime warranty, so they should send one gratis. A ladder is needed with someone on the ground for assistance, a phillips screw driver is all is what you need.
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Old 10-20-2016, 08:15 PM   #6
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Remember, you can lock the Maxxfan cover in position. Traveling with it unlocked allows it to bounce up and down ( as pointed out to me by my buddy following behind ). That might be the cause of cracks.
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Old 10-20-2016, 08:16 PM   #7
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Free is good! I'll at least try to get one out of them.

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Old 10-25-2016, 01:43 PM   #8
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I've been in contact with Airxcel. The cover, like the rest of the unit, only has a 2 year warranty. I'm sticking with my plan A, gel superglue and paint.

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Old 10-26-2016, 12:02 AM   #9
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Replacing fan

Thanks everyone. Turns out the metal piece that lifts the lid is severed, so a new one is needed.
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I guess since Airxcel has been taken over by Dometic their warranties have changed but the website for the deluxe model states 2-YEAR Limited WARRANTY with LIFETIME Limited Warranty on the lid
perhaps another reason to go with the deluxe option. However the picture shows the stock opaque cover on the deluxe, so there are 2 deluxe models, one with opaque cover and one with smoke and both have the remote.
see here http://www.airxcel.com/maxxair/produ...maxxfan-deluxe
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Just wanted to update this thread with my experience. My 2009 white 5100K Maxxfan lid was badly cracked in several places. I called Donna's number above and they were very helpful, and are sending out a replacement lid at no charge.
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Just wanted to update this thread with my experience. My 2009 white 5100K Maxxfan lid was badly cracked in several places. I called Donna's number above and they were very helpful, and are sending out a replacement lid at no charge.
Hi: FlaGman... You have to be careful not to camp under a palm tree!!! Alf
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When I replaced my stock lid with the smoke lid I kept the original cover, in the garage, as a backup.
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Hi Alf:
In our country it would be Osage Orange trees. That fruit weighs about a pound and when it
falls it can make quite a commotion. We're getting rain about every day here. I saw some ducks going to school this morning, they had umbrellas and galoshes.
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Hi Alf:
In our country it would be Osage Orange trees. That fruit weighs about a pound and when it
falls it can make quite a commotion. We're getting rain about every day here. I saw some ducks going to school this morning, they had umbrellas and galoshes.
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Hi: Iowa Dave... Down here at the moment it's "Goose grease". It ain't heavy it's a bother!!! Watch your step. Alf
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