Vent Covers

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  1. Bulawayo Lass

    Bulawayo Lass

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    Not sure where to put this, l have read before but forgotten the answer.
    The covers for the outside vents when am l meant to use them. I took them off when l got CB and they are still in his cupboard.

    Many thanks
    Caro :)
     
  2. Robert Clark

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    If you mean fridge vent covers our handbook says they should be used when washing the MH, when MH is in storage and when temperature is below 10 deg c
    Regards
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    Doh!
     
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    Fridge vent covers. Put them on when I travel to keep the draft down. Also leave them on if the temp drops, as they still vent ok :)
     
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    Many thanks l just knew they were covers wasn't sure for where or what :blusher:
     
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    Cough ... seems like I also need to read me manuals ... < whistle >
     
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    They are also useful when cleaning the MH, especially if you plan to use a power hose.
     
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    I'm confused...... (easily done).

    Trying to buy winter vent covers for our Thetford N150 Fridge/Freezer. I have found two different types - which is best?

    Thetford N150 Winter Cover.jpg

    or

    Thetford SR Winter Vent Cover.jpg

    Help!
     
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    The top is a cover the bottom is a grill
     
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    Both are an eyesight test but here is a better one. :)

    [​IMG]
     
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    Do you mean a draft inside the m/h?

    If so this should not happen as the rear of your fridge should be totally sealed from the m/h interior or there is a likelihood of carbon monoxide (CO) filtering back inside when running on gas.
     
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    Andy

    Thanks, but according to the sellers, they are both winter vent covers.

    I will go for the first pic..
     
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    Check they are the right size 'cos there's loads of different ones.
     
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    As mentioned above, your fridge should be totally room-sealed.
    Many moron manufacturers don't achieve this during installation and risk making their victims, sorry customers, carbon monoxide death statistics!
     
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    Are the winter vent covers the same for the Thetford175 fridge the same size as for the 150if so I am looking for a pair .
     
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    Not recommended as it can give a false impression that its ok to let the pressure washer go over them, when they don't seal at all. Best method for cleaning is to give the vents a wide berth and clean round them by hand. As part of my valets I always remove vents, clean OFF the van and clean surrounds by hand.
     
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    Sorry I don't know.... There are lots of different sizes. My vents are 481mm x 181mm.

    Have ordered a pair off eBay for 19.98
     
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