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Old 05-12-2018, 10:46 PM   #1
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Question about AC air flow

My 17 38rl, as others on this forum have reported doesn't have good air flow through the ducts. I pulled the cover off the AC and found the same thing that others have reported. The foam piece that has been loose or missing was in place but there was a 1 inch gap above it that I sealed off. My question is, directly across from that is another area that had a piece of aluminum tape across it which was partially pulled loose. I assumed that it was supposed to be sealed off so I did. NOW I have no air flow so I am assuming that the other side that I sealed off is the cold air return. I have two cold air returns, one on each side of the coach. It is amazing that the same problems keep coming up after seeing these same things in past threads.
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Old 05-14-2018, 05:49 PM   #2
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Do you have any pictures of what you are referring to? I along with others do have some pictures of the "before and after" to show what we found and we fixed it. Just do a quick search for them. Thank you!
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Old 05-14-2018, 10:19 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. What I was referring to was the cold air return. It was blocked off with a piece of aluminum like material that was somewhat loose allowing air to get through. After clearing that opening and sealing the other side where that foam gasket is located I got better air flow. It was 85 degrees yesterday afternoon and 92 inside the RW. Turned the air on and in a little over an hour the temp was down to 84.
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