Saturday, December 2, 2023


RV air conditioners: Maintenance tips and what to inspect

Join me in the video below as I explain more about RV air conditioners and the maintenance they require and why it is very important.

Inspecting RV air conditioners

There are several steps, some of which are best undertaken by a technician. You (or that technician) always want to make sure to inspect the RV roof air conditioner unit for debris and damage, wash inner coils (including the condenser and evaporator), clean drain tubes, replace gaskets and filters, perform amp-draw tests and so much more!

Watch the video and I’ll walk you through it all.

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Dustin Simpson
Dustin Simpson
With over 25 years in the RV Industry, Mr. Dustin Simpson has worn many hats. From an RV Technician, Warranty & Parts Administrator, Parts & Service Manager and Business Owner. Outside of these typical roles and responsibilities within the industry, Dustin enjoys being a Content Creator, Brand Ambassador, Author, and Expert Witness. He has served as an expert witness in multiple cases in California, Washington, Idaho, and Texas. His repair facility has been servicing customers at the same location since 2003. What sets us apart from the dealerships is we are here to fix and maintain what you have, and not sell you a new one. Whether you own a million-dollar unit or an entry level, my message to you will be the same, it needs to be maintained.


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Neal Davis (@guest_243630)
4 months ago

Thank you for sharing your knowledge, Dustin. Thank you even more for taking the time and making the effort to create and post a video showing how to do this important regular maintenance job.

Dave Telenko (@guest_242712)
5 months ago

Morning Dustin, wow those AC coils were like dirty! I hear a lot about the mounting bolts & how to tighten them, but nothing specific like a torque rating. I think Coleman has a gasket tab that indicates when its tight on all 4 bolts. So how about it Dustin do you have something more than tighten them up & back off 1/4 turn before the bolt breaks? Everyone has a different feel for what hand tight is, also using a nut driver or a 18″ ratchet wrench!

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