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Replacing the Basement A/C Unit
« on: June 25, 2018, 11:30:29 AM »
I saw this info on another forum and thought I'd give you folks a heads-up.   He found a brand new unit on Amazon with free shipping for $2569.  When I looked it up I see it's purchased directly from Coleman, that's good for follow on support.

On Amazon, I see questions and answers from Coleman and the rep posted her phone number to help you get the right model for your Winnebago...... that's great!

Also, when you do change it out, be sure to check for any leakage around the duct work inside the rear cap. They are notorious for separating at the seams as the old aluminum tape adhesive dries out. Look up in there with an infrared temp gun, that seems to work pretty well. Or if you're in a real humid heat, you'll see moisture around the leak.

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Re: Replacing the Basement A/C Unit
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2018, 11:59:25 AM »
I replaced mine in 2016 ... this same unit. First talked with RVP Coleman in Wichita KS to confirm that new direct replacement model for my original 6535A871 is 46515-811. They said they did not sell direct, that I needed to find a dealer. My local RV dealer that has done grossly incompetent work on my coach a couple of times quoted it to me at $2,999.  I got it from DyersRVOnline.com for $2,280.00 full price, free shipping. Ordered 26 May, arrived 2 June.

I R&R'ed the duct work while I had it out ... had done some re-taping in the past but did a much more extensive re-do while I had better access.
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Re: Replacing the Basement A/C Unit
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2018, 03:05:36 PM »
I had mine replaced several years ago by the local RV shop at a check writing price of about $3700.
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Re: Replacing the Basement A/C Unit
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2018, 07:10:57 AM »
Sigh, I need to pull my basement AC. Now Duner (Bill) has me thinking about just replacing the entire unit  :P
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