prevalent problem with RV Air Conditioners is the filters not being
cleaned. Unclean filters reduce air flow and can create freeze up
problems, electrical problems, efficiency problems, etc.
the inside filters at least every two weeks when the air conditioner
is in operation.
collect dirt and dust as air is drawn from inside your coach across
the evaporator coil of the AC. Clean filters will help air
flow and keep excessive dirt from collecting on the evaporator.
consdensor and evaporator coils also need to be cleaned. We see
lots of black mold growing on these coils which is bad for your
health as well as the longevity of your AC. Heavily used RV's may
need the outside coils cleaned every year, lesser used RV's may
only need cleaned every other year.
Country RV Doctor offers
cleaning service for RV Air Conditioners.
We clean both the condenser
and evaporator coil on your AC. We use a special Coil Cleaner that
leaves a light citrus smell inside your RV. It takes about an hour
to thoroughly clean your AC.
We charge $75
($85 in the field) to clean an AC.
Recharging an RV Air
RV Air conditioners are
NOT designed from the factory to be recharged, they are sealed units.
You CANNOT check an RV unit using pressure gauges without installing
We are often asked to
recharge the Freon in RV air conditioners because the AC is not
cooling or is freezing up. We DO NOT recharge these factory
Keeping an RV AC Clean
is the best medicine to keeping it running efficiently for a long