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Old 05-04-2017, 02:01 PM   #41
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They turned mine on during orientation, did they do yours? Maybe Hit mode until you see fan, then make it say auto. Now go to mode, make it show the heat icon and turn up the temp.
These are good instructions from gocamp. Be patient with your button pressing. Make sure you let each action cycle before pressing next button.
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Old 05-04-2017, 02:05 PM   #42
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.......also, your Atwood Manual will walk you through these steps
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Old 05-04-2017, 02:26 PM   #43
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Hi: bigalaska2012... Hope you feel the heat soon!!! In the mean time you could upgrade your status from wannabe, cause even with out the furnace blowing UR an owner now. Alf
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Ok, I'll change that,

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Old 05-04-2017, 02:27 PM   #44
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Just to clarify for someone else to help you, you have the AC plus digital thermostat?
No AC thermostat, just heat

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Old 05-04-2017, 02:57 PM   #45
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No AC thermostat, just heat

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Hi: bigalaska... We have the manual thermostat and the on/off tab is very finicky. When you think it's turned on it really isn't. Same thing with off. The furnace ran a whole tank of propane out!!! I learn the expensive way. Alf
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Old 05-04-2017, 03:07 PM   #46
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Hi: bigalaska... We have the manual thermostat and the on/off tab is very finicky. When you think it's turned on it really isn't. Same thing with off. The furnace ran a whole tank of propane out!!! I learn the expensive way. Alf
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Ok thank you I'll look to a better thermostat

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Old 05-04-2017, 07:23 PM   #47
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I had trouble with mine when i tried to start it- i had to read the manual -it wasn't intuitive but when i did it right it worked!
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Old 05-04-2017, 08:32 PM   #48
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I had trouble with mine when i tried to start it- i had to read the manual -it wasn't intuitive but when i did it right it worked!
Ok thank you, I will reread it

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Old 05-04-2017, 08:34 PM   #49
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Hi: bigalaska2012... Hope you feel the heat soon!!! In the mean time you could upgrade your status from wannabe, cause even with out the furnace blowing UR an owner now. Alf
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Remove wannabe status I have not figured out yet

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Old 05-04-2017, 08:47 PM   #50
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Remove wannabe status I have not figured out yet
Those types of changes are done through your User CP
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Old 05-04-2017, 10:25 PM   #51
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Laptop or PC not thru a smartphone
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Old 05-04-2017, 10:36 PM   #52
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Ok thank you I'll look to a better thermostat
It is hard to believe that ETI is still using the mechanical heating thermostat. Might I suggest something digital like this. Works great.

http://www.amazon.com/LuxPro-Digital.../dp/B002SR9PHM
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Old 05-04-2017, 11:31 PM   #53
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I agree. Many of us switched to that or a White Rogers because the mechanical one was pretty poor.

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Old 05-19-2017, 04:41 PM   #54
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training for beginner RVs

cpaharley posted this link which looks like a good resources for total newbies to the travel trailer world. Does anyone else know of other good sources for folks who are just diving in to all of this? We pick up our trailer end of August, and I'd like to at least understand most of the basics! Thanks so much. I've been learning a lot studying thread after thread after thread... but am hoping there are other resources out there as well.
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:44 PM   #55
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cpaharley posted this link which looks like a good resources for total newbies to the travel trailer world. Does anyone else know of other good sources for folks who are just diving in to all of this? We pick up our trailer end of August, and I'd like to at least understand most of the basics! Thanks so much. I've been learning a lot studying thread after thread after thread... but am hoping there are other resources out there as well.
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Honestly, youtube is a great resource (once you find an intelligent vid) if you know what search terms you are looking for (ie lighting rv oven or backing up trailer).
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Old 05-19-2017, 06:02 PM   #56
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I started this thread back in 2014 called 'towing tips for beginners or how to avoid towing horror stories. People shared towing mistakes. It was a great learning experience for me back then when I was a newbie, now I never do anything stupid

http://www.escapeforum.org/forums/f1...ries-4390.html

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cpaharley posted this link which looks like a good resources for total newbies to the travel trailer world. Does anyone else know of other good sources for folks who are just diving in to all of this? We pick up our trailer end of August, and I'd like to at least understand most of the basics! Thanks so much. I've been learning a lot studying thread after thread after thread... but am hoping there are other resources out there as well.
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Hi Linda, All these resources are great but not that same as hands on. We live an hour away from you in Bremerton and would be happy to supplement your video / forum education with in person walk through of our '19. There are also others in PT with Escapes as well. The ETI front office can connect you.
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Thank you all for your suggestions. Greatly appreciated. I will contact you folks in Bremerton by private msg.
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Old 02-04-2018, 06:35 PM   #59
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Thank you all for your suggestions. Greatly appreciated. I will contact you folks in Bremerton by private msg.
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Check you tube for videos. Plus the ETI orientation video is good to watch for beginners and anyone wanting to refresh their memory!


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Old 06-09-2018, 02:32 PM   #60
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Hello All, Can you tell me how you like the storage box that is now made to go between the propane tanks and the actual trailer? (I have a 2010 17'). Did you have to pick it up or is it able to be sent?
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