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    Posted: 31 Jul 2012 at 7:08pm
My AC doesn't seem nearly as cold as it was when we first got the Pod.  It was replaced under warranty a couple of years ago and now the cold air is only 10 - 17 degrees different from the air going into the filters.  I got a 10 degree differencel in West Virginia on a very hot, humid day.  I get15-17 degree difference in Colorado.  The coldest it blows is about 60 degrees after it's run for a couple of hours.  Is this typical or does your AC freeze you like I remember mine doing?
 
I should mention that I just had it serviced with the usual cleanings and so on for $240 - no difference.
 
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Mine will turn my pod into a walk in fridge when its 80 degrees outside. Maybe it needs a recharge.

The Rpods have 11000 to 13500 btu ACs way more than is needed for the size of the trailers  
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote furpod Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Aug 2012 at 8:29pm
Ours is the 13.5k, it will turn the pod into a meat locker when it's 95 out.. noisy though.. lol
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Once again the MoosePod gets the short end of the stick I guess.  Ours will be comfy inside but I can't say it's ever been really nice and cold in there.    Confused
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After only a short time, we have been able to hang meat in ours.  Sounds like a good servicing of the A/C unit is in order.  Safe Travels.
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I have a theory. (Watch out. It's dangerous when I have a theory.)
 
For those of you that are having problems: Was your A/C factory installed or dealer installed? I know a lot of the dealers will buy stripped down units and then install the options themselves.
 
FWIW: Ours was factory installed and we've never had a problem with it.
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I'm assuming you guys cleaned your AC filters.
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Thanks for the responses.  Unfortunately, RV roof air conditioners are sealed units and can't be checked for pressure or charged.  The dealer has a binary view - either it's blowing colder than ambient air, in which case it's working or it's not, in which case it needs service.  It's been cleaned with no effect.  I may try calling Dometic to see what they consider normal operation.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote cmjmoore Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Aug 2012 at 4:29pm
Not a AC tech but I am told by my AC guy that when a unit is working properly it should blow between 52 and 58 degrees Fahrenheit. I checked my camper and it is blowing 55 on a 92 degree summer day in Texas. Good luck.
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Mine went hot after 18 months.  The dealer told me it was probably a compressor problem.  No problem, just a new $750 unit!  New one has worked well.  I wonder if I had a strip down although it appeared new and clean.
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