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Old 07-07-2018, 11:26 AM   #1
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MaxAir vent question

I saw numerous threads on here but simple question. Can you leave your vents open even during a downpour with the Max Air vents installed? Service guy at my RV dealer said he isnt sure. Figured they would know everything HAHA
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Old 07-07-2018, 11:30 AM   #2
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yep, unless the rain is blowing sideways from the open side... but even then it ain't a lot of water...
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Old 07-07-2018, 11:46 AM   #3
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Javi is pretty much spot on. If you look at the vent lid you’ll notice that the opening points down, making it extremely difficult for rain water to get in. I have 2 at opposite ends and I’ve never had rain water make it inside.
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Old 07-07-2018, 12:20 PM   #4
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plus some have a rain sensor, so it shuts down and buttons up if it detects water.
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Old 07-07-2018, 12:54 PM   #5
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I saw numerous threads on here but simple question. Can you leave your vents open even during a downpour with the Max Air vents installed? Service guy at my RV dealer said he isnt sure. Figured they would know everything HAHA


Mine are open 24/7 when the trailer is not in use. Never had a problem.
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Old 07-07-2018, 01:04 PM   #6
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I saw numerous threads on here but simple question. Can you leave your vents open even during a downpour with the Max Air vents installed? Service guy at my RV dealer said he isnt sure. Figured they would know everything HAHA
If you mean the vent covers (over the actual vents) not the powered vents then yes we leave ours open all the time.
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Old 07-07-2018, 02:06 PM   #7
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When not air conditioning they are open 24/7.
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Old 07-07-2018, 02:28 PM   #8
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We've never had an issue yet. The vents are even cracked open all winter in Connecticut to offset mold and mildew. As soon as the snow is off of the roof we're breathing fresh air!

We've had them on every camper we've owned since 1974! Probably the best money we've ever spent! The power vent covers also add airflow while occupied, even with rain sensors, installed on your stock set-up you'll still have power ventilation thru the storm, because your power vent doesn't know it'd raining.

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When not air conditioning they are open 24/7.
Yes. Never had rain or snow enter the TT. We have the Maxx Air covers.
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Old 07-07-2018, 05:34 PM   #10
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Put them on all trailers no problems
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Old 07-07-2018, 08:36 PM   #11
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The covers allow me to leave the vents open when the trailer is closed up for long periods. No musty smell.
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