Go Back   Thor Forums > Thor Tech Forums > Maintenance and Repair
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-22-2019, 05:59 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
State: Arizona
Posts: 18
THOR #10797
Furnace has burning smell.

2016 Thor Palazzo 36.1

Yesterday the furnace worked fine. Today when it comes on it has a burning smell and the smoke alarm beeps a couple of times but then stops. I have pulled the outside panel off an opened up the panels under the sink where the furnace is but see nothing out of the ordinary. Where else should I look?
__________________

__________________
oldazgrouch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2019, 01:51 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Brand: Still Looking
Model: Fleetwood Storm 32V - pre
State: Alabama
Posts: 1,583
THOR #6826
Quote:
Originally Posted by oldazgrouch View Post
2016 Thor Palazzo 36.1

Yesterday the furnace worked fine. Today when it comes on it has a burning smell and the smoke alarm beeps a couple of times but then stops. I have pulled the outside panel off an opened up the panels under the sink where the furnace is but see nothing out of the ordinary. Where else should I look?


Might have pulled some dust in. Unless it’s really scary you might just let it run a bit with your windows open and see if it clears up. Keep a close eye on it, of course!
__________________

__________________
Pete'sMH is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2019, 11:06 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
The Gritz Carlton's Avatar
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: THOR Chateua 35SF
State: Georgia
Posts: 3,679
THOR #11130
Check the flame adjustment...it may be burning too rich (hot). Haven't worked on one of these for years but the furnace in the old truck camper had a flame adjustment and a movable sleeve that would adjust the gas/oxygen mixture. Road bumps may have caused them to get out of wack a bit.
__________________
2018 THOR Chateau 35SF
Two Labs, Bugsie & Blondie
The Gritz Carlton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-23-2019, 12:25 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: 2013 ACE 30.1
State: Alberta
Posts: 921
THOR #2631
If the outside furnace space looks fine then what about inside the coach? If you can get visual access to the furnace case/body inside the coach, check to make sure no wires or hoses have drooped enough to touch any hot surfaces of the furnace (I “assume” the metal furnace case may still get hot enough near the combustion chamber to melt plastics touching it). The smoke detectors going off would seem to indicate internal smoke products being generated from something.
__________________
javelin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Thor Industries or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.




All times are GMT. The time now is 03:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
×