The bunk heater

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  1. Dave_in_AZ

    Dave_in_AZ Road Train Member

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    That smoke is unburned fuel. The screen element the glows and burns the fuel is probably caked with soot & dirt. Second problem is the vent hole is probably plugged with soot & dirt.

    It's not even cold in Texas.
     
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  2. IluvCATS

    IluvCATS Road Train Member

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    “What’re you staring at? It’s natural!”
     
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  4. driverdriver

    driverdriver Road Train Member

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    Ah yeah ,mine has the separate control for the bunk heater.
    Here's an important tip for when you get it serviced( cleaned) make sure you let it burn off after you turn it off before you start your truck this go a long way in preventing it from getting clogged up in the future. It usually takes 2 to 4 minutes.
    You can usually here when it stops after you trun it off , if it's noisy where you at just put your hand by the vent and wait for it to stop.
     
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  5. IluvCATS

    IluvCATS Road Train Member

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    Alright. I can do that. It does stay hot for a while after turning the bunk heat control knob off. So I know what u mean. Thanks
     
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  6. tucker

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    Harumph
     
  7. IluvCATS

    IluvCATS Road Train Member

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    Could just haul one of these around full of “natural” de-icer. :)
     
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    I always turned mine off and waiting a few minutes before firing up the truck.
     
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