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Old 03-21-2013, 06:33 AM   #1
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Hot Plastic Smell - Meridian

After fulltiming in my Meridian for 7 months, I thought the smell of hot plastic while on propane heat would go away. Wrong!!
Has anyone else had this issue?
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Old 03-21-2013, 09:31 AM   #2
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Your Meridian surely must still be under warranty, I would be for taking it to the dealer and having them check it out. Sounds like some missing insulation or something like that around the furnace unit.
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I would suspect plastic floor covering debris left in ductwork.
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I would suspect plastic floor covering debris left in ductwork.
No, it smells like hot pipe when you hold a propane torch to it
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:29 AM   #5
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We had a Winnabego Journey that had that smell when the heat was on. But it was a 2002, the smell was worse when we first turned on the heat.
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Did you resolve this problem? I just joined. Had a problem like that on my last rig. A wire was loose on the electric element and the heat from the poor connection was melting the wire insulation and the terminal cover. I did not replace the element. I put a new spade connector on and tightened the screw. All worked well for several years after.

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Did you resolve this problem? I just joined. Had a problem like that on my last rig. A wire was loose on the electric element and the heat from the poor connection was melting the wire insulation and the terminal cover. I did not replace the element. I put a new spade connector on and tightened the screw. All worked well for several years after.

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It's finally gone . Just thru using the heater I guess
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