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Old 05-20-2019, 11:28 AM   #1
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Jayco ac ducting

So I watched a video, well a couple, that talked about maximizing ur ac systems. so I went to town this weekend taping up all the air leaks in my ac's. It now blows about 25% better.....
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:13 PM   #2
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Post a link to the videos you watched so others can see.
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Old 05-20-2019, 12:23 PM   #3
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Here's what I was talking about.
https://youtu.be/rxCljBVi8DU
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Thanks for the good video.
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Old 05-20-2019, 03:27 PM   #5
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Here's what I was talking about.
https://youtu.be/rxCljBVi8DU

Wow, thanks a million for the link. After I watched the video I went out to my trailer, dropped the inside AC cover and discovered my divider was worse than the one in the video! I also discovered the AC hold down bolts that hold the AC to the roof were also loose. There were also gaps between the framing and the ducts, so cold air was blowing into the roof area instead of going into the ducts. Not what I expected in a new trailer just 2 years old.


It took me about 45 minutes to correct all of the discrepancies and button it back up. When I turned on the fan I could not believe the difference!


Last week we were camping in 100 degree temps and I was a little disappointed in the AC cooling. My unit is a 15k and my trailer is only 29 foot, so I had expected better results. Today the temps are in the 60's so I can't give it a good test, but from the amount of increased air flow I know it's got to be an improvement.


That video should be a Sticky and kept available for future use. If you have never looked at your AC unit, watch the video and go out and look at your AC. I have a feeling you may be surprised at what you find......
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I made this a sticky and moved to General Jayco Chat.
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Great video, thanks for posting Brooksb checking mine this weekend.

In honor of this guys great video, maybe we should petition Merriam-Webster to add "Roof Shinglely" as a new word next year
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Well.... I'm gonna have to watch this video and do it. Just the first few comments saying its helped a lot. Must be worth looking at.
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Thanks for posting will be checking my ac's. Great video
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Now that you've seen how bad your A/C is, look at the other side,.... your furnace heat. I did quite a bit of repair and re route on those ducts to get more heat to the rear bunk of my trailer. Much better now.
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