The good news is it is a easy fix, the bad news is for your year, the wind sensor and control box are "married" too one another and they are usually changes together, otherwise the sensor will not operate correctly. 0000001603 00000 n 0000014560 00000 n 0000012115 00000 n 0000154605 00000 n 0000001973 00000 n 0000002054 00000 n 0000156314 00000 n 0000003003 00000 n 0000155139 00000 n I have an appointment at the dealer in a couple of weeks and this is on the list. 0000002881 00000 n The Problem is very simple ,Only the High End awnings have wind sensors .Most have two thermistors that only sense temp A 20 DEG differance and the awning rolls up. Dometic was founded on a crazy idea. 0000052829 00000 n We are available Mon-Fri 8am-4pm (EST). 0000067449 00000 n When I disengage the wind sensor function on the control box the beeping sound goes off. Dometic Polar White Weather Pro Conversion Kit, Lippert Components Holding Tank 360 Siphon Roof Vent White, Dometic Polar White WeatherPro and Power Awning Drive Assembly, Dometic A/C Comfort Control Center 5 Button Black, Diamond Ivory Plastic Switch/Receptacle Plate, Dometic A/C Positive Temperature Coefficient Resistor (PTCR), Diamond White Plastic Switch/Receptacle Plate, Suburban Water Heater 232258 Electrode Assembly, Peterson #143 Amber Clearance Marker Light and Reflector, Hopkins White Rectangle Stick-On Bubble Levels, TRC 30 Amp F to 15 Amp M Right Angle Adapter, Dometic Black Single Zone Control Kit and LCD Heat Strip Thermostat, Camco Replacement RV Vent Lid for Old Style Jensen, LaSalle Bristol Plastic 3" Female Hub Closet Flange, Demco UMS Under-Bed 18K Ford Prep Package Autoslide Hijacker, Dometic MasterFlush 12V DC Motor Assembly, Coleman MACH Single Stage Heat/Cool Analog Wall Thermostat, Suburban Water Heater 232282 Thermostat Limit Assembly 130 Degrees 12V, Dometic Atwood Hydro Flame Furnace Blower Motor, MC Enterprises Atwood Furnace LD2 Hydro Flame Electrode w/ Lead Kit. 0000007595 00000 n You must log in or register to reply here. I just didn't want to get into bad habits with my new coach with the new "fancy" awning. Dometic no longer makes the wind sensor we all have. if it doesn't have a moving part that ,,that converts RPM to a wind speed, A sensor SS or mech you measure resistance which converts directly to temp There is NOW Way it can "sense wind speed" Call dometic ask for an engineer .They WILL tell you the same thing. 28 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 30 /H [ 1302 322 ] /L 75609 /E 26279 /N 4 /T 74931 >> endobj xref 28 43 0000000016 00000 n 0000008409 00000 n On mine you can pull the cup assembly straight up. 26 0 obj <> endobj curious how much of a $$$ option is this sensor? You are using an out of date browser. Location: Sarver, PA/Crystal River, FL/Shelocta, PA.
quote:Originally posted by rgrstndgby: I'm having the same problem with mine after less than a year on the road. We call it mobile living. 0000003161 00000 n 0000016310 00000 n 0000002132 00000 n Question: What is the temperature where you are? 0000017202 00000 n 0000016120 00000 n 0000148605 00000 n I went out to see how it was today, lots warmer and the buzzer was off.
<<1D68059A0A76DD4D97A19B8DA5370069>]>> %PDF-1.4 % 0000037871 00000 n The Dometic WeatherPro Control Kit works perfectly with your Dometic Weatherpro awning, protecting your awning - and ultimately your RV. My wind sensor switch is always disengaged. 0000038520 00000 n 0000002248 00000 n 0000018202 00000 n Changed out the control box(a good two hour project). I have used this thing less than 20 times in two years before it went out. Beeping is an indicator of either the communication cable is defective/corroded OR the wind sensor is defective. 0000016659 00000 n 0000012137 00000 n Longbranch, WA 98351, Europe: Moosstrasse 19, Luzern, Switzerland 6003, Carefree RV Alpine Awning Slide Out Cover 184" Solid Black HI1806262TR, Dometic Patio Awning Gas Shock 3310555.000-01, Carefree RV Eclipse Awning Motion Detection Retractor SR0036, Carefree RV Awning Motion Detection Retractor SR0093, Carefree RV Pioneer Awning End Cap Upgrade Kit - White - 850001, Carefree RV Pioneer Awning End Cap Upgrade Kit - Black - 850001BLK, Carefree RV Pioneer Lite Awning Crank Handle - R001546-RP, Carefree RV Patio Awnings Flat Roof Mounting Kit - 2.4 to 3.0 M - Set of 2 - BS0001, Carefree RV Freedom Awning Mounting Kit for Sprinter - 2.4M to 3.0 - Set of 2 - BS0002, Carefree RV Freedom Awning Motor Conversion Kit - Wall Mount White - SR0097WHT. Since going to a shop for something like that probably costs lots of money, I wonder if anyone on the forum might know if there is anything I can do myself to fix the problem. Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1. While I held the button down to extend the awning he wiggled the connections until the awning moved.
iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? We are in Florida so the cold temps aren't the issue. 0000014429 00000 n 0000130017 00000 n RV and Marine Appliances come in many shapes and sizes. 0000002719 00000 n The awning uses a voltage sensor to stop the motor in the extended or retracted position. xref My wind sensor has been replaced twice, both under warranty luckily. Do not use this link to ask for help with RV-related issues; Ask those questions in one of our forums. Dometic purchased Atwood and combined they provide replacement parts for most Atwood Furnaces, Air Conditioners, Stoves, Refrigerators, water heaters as well as many other RV and Camper appliances. 0000067635 00000 n 0000016247 00000 n
In fact, he was so inspired he invented a refrigerator of his own together with a former student. I just turned mine off (The sensor) I need to add an ignition interlock to turn it back on when I start the engine, but.. 0000003183 00000 n Hate to ask this, but perchance has your unit been turned off at the "Black Box"? Net Weight .10 0000002477 00000 n After making a better connection we had no further problems. 0000158894 00000 n 0000013371 00000 n I did attempt to disconnect the wind sensor switch, and upon doing so, the beeping tone came back on regardless. trailer << /Size 71 /Info 25 0 R /Root 29 0 R /Prev 74921 /ID[<1dad710251ca37b285b9fa5bd7cc5b2f>] >> startxref 0 %%EOF 29 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Pages 26 0 R /Metadata 27 0 R /PageMode /UseThumbs >> endobj 69 0 obj << /S 141 /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 70 0 R >> stream 0000152968 00000 n Think the sensor is bad. 0000018306 00000 n 0000157338 00000 n My question is - does anyone know how to disengage the wind sensor or bypass it entirely? The thing that really chaps my uh is that I wouldn't bet on the techs that have worked on it knowing what they are doing. 0000017136 00000 n 0000008388 00000 n After reading many old posts regarding extension and retraction issues, the consensus seems to be that the wind sensor may be what is shutting the motor down and not allowing the awning to extend.
It took us quite a while to figure out where the beeping was coming from, but once we shut off the wind sensor, unplugged the power connection to the control box, then plugged it back into the the control box, the awning now works fine. 0000155889 00000 n Welcome to the rapidly expanding club of people with failed wind sensors. thanks, Dave, these will beep at temp below 32degrees and the awning will not work let it warm up andbingo they work and quit beeping. Looks and acts like a Duck Must be a Duck or, WIND SENSOR!!! Campers, RVs Boats and Motor Homes around the world use appliance Parts from Dometic. When my wind sensor switch is switched to the "on" position I hear a beeping sound. wrong . %PDF-1.5 % 0000004635 00000 n 0000001302 00000 n Subscribe and Save 10% Off Your Next Order Of $50 or more! WE just had the same problem and going thru past items on this and the other RV sites, I came accross one answer was to wait until it gets warm OR go out there with a heet gun and warm it up a litle. 0000006235 00000 n Just curious as to how you have isolated your problem to the sensor. To the OP. Why even bother with the wind sensor? 0000022030 00000 n On the control box for my awning, on the backside is a switch to shut off the wind sensor. 0000156824 00000 n 0000006257 00000 n
Please. No problems ever. In order to fix the wind sensor, you have to replace both the sensor and the brain (box). Dometic Item# 9108557188, Weather Pro Control Kit, Only registered users can write questions. Copyright 2000-present Dyers RV, Inc. All rights reserved. 0000005426 00000 n I have a Careless of Colorado awning, so it may be different than yours. I just turned it off. In order to test the motor function, how do you run directly to the 12V battery. Might save some $$$$$. I've been through two cables and two boards and was getting the beeps in August again. 0000149144 00000 n 0000156988 00000 n
IIRC the sensor translates wind speed into a temprature number that causes the awning to retract.
0000066098 00000 n If I am going to be away from the coach and I think the wind will blow I put up the awning. 0000021241 00000 n When we had a Weather Pro installed on our last coach it started stopping part way in or out after a year or so. A bad connector will drop the voltage to soon.
Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more! 0000009359 00000 n 0000001616 00000 n I called Dometic and was surprised to learn they don't have a Tech service department you can talk to !! 0000004656 00000 n GBY. 1. Its a piece of krap and Carefree is a lousy company for not standing behind their defective product. Camping is Life and Dometic parts make it more fun. Gross Weight .25. That was in 1922, and even the great Albert Einstein was impressed. 0000156661 00000 n Those sensors only last from one to two years before they fail. Bottom line for me is that the lousy customer support from Dometic will remain in my memory for a long time. trailer We have the electric Awning with the wind sensor, with 4 or 5 different wind speen settings. When I turn it on, it beeps at the control box.
Subscribe and save 10% Off your next order of $50 or more! 0000017660 00000 n 0000157075 00000 n 0000005447 00000 n Yours may be different. If I am going to be away for a period of time in my car I put up the awning. The weekend it started was about 75. With luck the sensor can be replaced on the third visit.