Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-10-2013, 07:09 PM   #1
2 Rivet Member
tarh2o's Avatar
1975 25' Tradewind
Boerne , Texas
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 45
Images: 10
Original Temperature Dial

I have the original temperature dial in the front of my airstream. Any ideas on how to get this working for the outside temperature? The dials seem to be stuck on -40.

Any ideas?

1975 25' Airstream TradeWind International - Under Renovation
2012 MB ML350 BlueTec
tarh2o is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2013, 07:51 PM   #2
2 Rivet Member
1976 27' Overlander
Hartford , Alabama
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 74
There is a thermo-couple that runs through a plastic tube and exits under the trailer to read the outside temperature. Mine travels down the left wall, don't know about yours. The one on my trailer was twisted off, needless to say it didn't work either. I am in the process of designing an Arduino based electronic replacement that uses a small servo motor like is used to control RC aircraft models to move the needle.
The hardest part will be attaching the servo to the back of the old dial in the correct alignment.
PM me if you are interested in the plans when I get it done, and I'll let you know.
Tom Jensen
Valacidor is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:56 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.