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Old 01-19-2015, 03:07 PM   #1
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Bathroom Vent Cover

Just picked up our 2014 meridian 34b and noticed that their is no outside cover for the bathroom vent fan. Is there supposed to be a cover over the vent to prevent rain from coming in?
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Old 01-19-2015, 03:14 PM   #2
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Often not, check with Winnebago to be sure. The roof vent in the bathroom can be equipped with a rain sensor and motor to close it automatically or vent can be purchased and installed yourself. I found quickly that leaving this vent open when in motion tends to create a low pressure condition that causes more wind noise around windows and door and can draw smell from the black tank, especially if flushed.
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Old 01-19-2015, 03:39 PM   #3
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Do you mean there is no open and closable cover over the vent screen (surely not) or do you mean there is no raised cover over the vent cover? If so, those are up to you.
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Old 01-19-2015, 05:44 PM   #4
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Vent Cover

46490, yes there is a cover see attached drawing.
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Old 01-19-2015, 07:51 PM   #5
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If the question is about these...
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They are not usually original equipment, but can be easily added and are not too expensive.
A very good idea if RVing where it often rains so the vent fan can stay running.

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Old 01-21-2015, 03:44 PM   #6
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There isn't a cover - you can look straight through to daylight. There is some sort of wire mesh, but no cover, so the rain would just drop into the bathroom. I do have a vent cover over the main fan in the hallway.
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Old 01-21-2015, 04:13 PM   #7
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46490, is it not like the picture I posted but your cover missing? This what the drawing for your coach shows. It is also what we have in our bathroom and there is suppose to be a round cover on the top. Kinda like the holding tank vent cover but a littler larger.
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Old 01-21-2015, 04:21 PM   #8
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Is your vent like this (only without the cover)?

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There isn't a cover - you can look straight through to daylight. There is some sort of wire mesh, but no cover, so the rain would just drop into the bathroom. I do have a vent cover over the main fan in the hallway.
Holy missing roofvent, Batman!
If you can see from the interior straight to the sky, that is probably a typical crank-open roof vent...but the plastic lid had been lost. Here's a closer look, like the one above.


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That needs to be repaired ASAP, or everything from fallings leaves to rain will come in the RV. The screen will only keep birds and bugs out

The plastic covers are very affordable...can be DIY repaired...or it's a quick repair by a RV shop.

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You've got a problem. Should be a cover as Scarab0088 posted.
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Are you sure you're not looking through a clear cover. The cover on the Fantastic Vent in our bathroom is clear.
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Old 01-26-2015, 08:22 AM   #12
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46490, yes there is a cover see attached drawing.
Yes the top of the cover was missing, picked up a cover from camping world and installed the top - works good - thanks for all of the inputs!
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Yes the top of the cover was missing, picked up a cover from camping world and installed the top - works good - thanks for all of the inputs!
Thanks for the followup. It's always good to hear the outcome of a problem.
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X2 on the thanks for the feedback.
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