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Old 08-24-2009, 08:30 AM   #1
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Motor / fan noise

When I plug my 24' Argosy into city power I get a running motor sound that eminates from under the sink or near there. There is a vent near the bottom of the sink stand that seems to be sucking air through the vent from this sound. Near as I can tell it is not the water pump which is located near the back. Is this an air exhaust vent for the bathroom.

I won't be hooking up to water or using the toilet and want to shut this thing off. How do I do this(shut it off). I could not find anything(at first glance) in the floor plans or schematics.

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Old 08-24-2009, 09:28 AM   #2
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That's where the Intellipower that replaced the Univolt is located in my Trade Wind. It has a fan, like one in a computer, that cools the unit. It does not run when not plugged in because the Intellipower is not charging the battery.

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Old 08-24-2009, 09:32 AM   #3
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My converter cooling fan does not run constantly, but fairly often.

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Old 02-06-2010, 08:38 AM   #4
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my motorhome did that same thing if your talking about under the kitchen sink. It was the furnace solved problem by turning wall thermostat to off.
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Hi kirkbride -- good answer (welcome to the forums BTW). That's a good step to start with.

Under the streetside stove is the HW heater (no noise) and the furnace is under the sink -- or was on my '74. My water pump was under the streetside armrest on the gaucho. While hearing the noise I'd probably get down low between the sink and gaucho -- figure which one it might be.

I think '76 was the same but the Univolt probably is under your bathroom wardrobe closet -- so unlikely to be the noise you're reporting.

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