RV AC Maintenance!

RV AC Systems need to operate a peak efficiency to keep an RV cool in the summer.  

Even the best insulated RVs are much more susceptible to outside temperatures than the average house.  Combine that with the fact that RVs are generally put in varying elements and conditions (sand / dust, etc), and it's easy to see why maintaining an RV AC at peak efficiency is crucial to glamping comfort!

The tool required are pretty basic and not at all expensive:

  • Screw Driver - The AC cover on the roof as well as the inside can generally be removed with a phillips screwdriver.
  • Spray Bottle (https://amzn.to/2yGz0gB) - for light rinsing of the coils.
  • EVAP Foam No Rinse (https://amzn.to/2YnM5uH) - For the Evaporator coil (NSF Registered - for the air we breath)
  • AC Foam Cleaner (https://amzn.to/2YFIbsc) - For condenser coil. Cheaper cleaner for the coils that don't touch the air we breath. Also has a great fin brush in the cap!
  • Fin Combs (https://amzn.to/335MFMh) - To straighten the badly bent fins.
  • Metal Duct Tape (https://amzn.to/2Ypgitp) - Get the good 48mm stuff!

For this RV Maintenance video series, we're partnering up with our friends Todd and Stephanie of the Youtube channel Two Beards and a Babe! https://www.youtube.com/TwoBeardsandaBabe

Todd is an instructor at the National RV Training Academy (https://nrvta.com/), where they teach the RV Industry Association Certification courses for both technicians, inspectors, and even those who just want to know more about servicing their own RV!  We're very fortunate to have them on board for this video series!

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Mike Brown's picture

Are you coming to the Grand Design Rally in Goshen in two weeks?