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Old 07-12-2008, 11:33 AM   #1
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Greetings:

Our 2008 27' Safari, which has just passed its first birthday, has an interesting characteristic: the LP regulator makes an audible noise, sort of a groan/whistle, especially when both the refrigerator and another appliance are in use, e.g. the stove burner. Sometimes, it's even slightly audible with just the reefer running.

Should i be concerned? Otherwise, everything works well, with no noticeable reduction in LP pressure.

Thanks....... Jeff Cooney
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Old 07-12-2008, 03:39 PM   #2
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Me too...

Our 2008 30' Classic also makes these wonderful sounds.

I will be curious about any responses....

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Old 07-12-2008, 04:34 PM   #3
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From a safety or reliability standpoint, I would not be concerned.

What surprises me is that, when I have had a 'musical' regulator in the past, it has always been because it was a cheap one. The Fisher reg on my Airstream has never made any noise.

What brand is Airstream installing on new units such as yours?

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Now if you can just get to take requests. How about an iPod compatible regulator?
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Now if you can just get to take requests. How about an iPod compatible regulator?
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Our Fisher regulators on both our Argosy and our Overlander made not a peep, squeal, hum, buzz, or whistle. The relatively cheap self-switching regulator on our Sovereign sings to us when the water heater burner cuts on.
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Greetings:

Our 2008 27' Safari, which has just passed its first birthday, has an interesting characteristic: the LP regulator makes an audible noise, sort of a groan/whistle, especially when both the refrigerator and another appliance are in use, e.g. the stove burner. Sometimes, it's even slightly audible with just the reefer running.

Should i be concerned? Otherwise, everything works well, with no noticeable reduction in LP pressure.

Thanks....... Jeff Cooney
I would add it to my list of warranty issues and have the dealer look at it
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