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Old 11-21-2018, 04:34 AM   #1
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I have a 2002 Roadtrek 200 Popular with an A/C that needs replacing. Does anybody know what kind of A/C works in this model Roadtrek? I bought a brand called Home and tried twice but only the fan would work, couldn't get cold air so I returned both units and they gave me a refund.
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Old 11-21-2018, 06:23 AM   #2
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We've had are 2000 200 for about five years now. It has a 10k btu Frigidare unit that has worked fine. It had a tough time keeping up last year in 109* heat but was still much better than outside.
Not sure if it's still available.

If you want, I should be able to grab a model number off of the documentation.

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Old 11-21-2018, 07:07 PM   #3
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Thanks! Did you buy and install the Frigidaire A/C unit? Yes, I would appreciate the model number and if it was listed as okay to install in RV's with all the moving and shaking around!
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Thanks! Did you buy and install the Frigidaire A/C unit? Yes, I would appreciate the model number and if it was listed as okay to install in RV's with all the moving and shaking around!
I bought the RT in 2014, the A/C unit was installed in 2010.

I do not have the model number for it, for some reason I do not have the manual for it, hence no model number. I couldn't find it behind the filter panel. Upon further investigation I'm thinking this an 8k btu unit, but I wouldn't bet my money on it. I think they used to make a 10k unit with the same size chassis. It appears that Home Depot carries a current 8k example:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Frigidai...33S1/206949381

It looks quite similar to ours but things may/probably have changed since 2010. The critical spec is height and that appears to be the same. The 10k unit shows a higher height but not certain if that extra piece on the top accounts for the difference. The EER is 12 on this, so fairly efficient for a window unit.

Also, the install work order had a charge for modifying the opening, so apparently it is not a slide replacement, although it looks stock from the interior of the coach.

I don't believe that there is an "RV" rating for it but it has performed well for over eight years, over 60k miles.

Do make sure that you have the shielding that is supposed to be there for directing the outside air flow. It consists of two vertical panels that fit up against the A/C unit at the edges and extend to the rear screen to keep the air from recirculating through the condensor coil.

I wish I could have helped on the model number but it is probably behind the front panel which is apparently not removable without pulling the unit. Sorry.

If I were to have to replace it I would get the above unit after double checking the dimensions once the old unit was removed. $249, quite frugal.

Good luck.
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Old 11-29-2018, 04:43 PM   #5
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I also installed a 10000 btu Fridgidaire unit in my 2001 Roadie 2000.
The new unit was a little taller and so the removable roof panel is bowed to accomodate the increased height. and the air outlet is tight against the headliner. I used roof sealing tape around the seam of the roof panel and on the gaps on the sides of the interior.
If I was to do it again I would find one with a different air discharge setup
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Old 07-15-2024, 02:39 PM   #6
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Default a/c unit in road trek 2002 200

it comes with a 10 btu a/c but couldnt find one so use a an 8 btu it doesnt work as well! if any body know where i can find one please let me know thanks also do you know what the capacity of the a/c unit for the vehicle
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Need to be careful with responses, RT used different AC in various units and years which can lead to lots of confusion and conflicting answers.

My 02C200P had a 10K fedders in it, worked well but sounded like a vacuum cleaner running. Vacuum cleaner running overhead and a lawn mower running under the RV, wonderful! The options I found were and LG 8000 btu which is the simplest replacement or a LG 10,000 btu dual inverter which is a more challenging install. The 10K unit sitting in full sun, upper 90"s in Florida is just adequate and I see nothing bigger that will fit.

If you follow the link to FB and type LG in the search bar you should find several installs of the LG's https://www.facebook.com/groups/148366135690824
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@ Linda A/C? did someone already replace the heatpump with an AC? I thought the roadtreks all came with a heatpump?
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