Safe to use furnace

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    steve313 New Member

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    hi there new to pop up trailers. We just purchased a 2003 coleman sante fe. we want to work on it while self isolating but its around 0c(32f). i was curios if the furnace can be turned on while down to warm the canvas up before opening it. or is there a safety switch?
     
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    WrkrBee Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the Portal from South Carolina. If you have power available, put a small electric heater, on low, in it for awhile.
     
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    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    Many furnaces are connected to the safety switch with the dome lights, etc.
     
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    our little heater isn't working lol. is 0c to cold to open it. just don't want to wreck anything
     
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    thanks
     
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    Congratulations on the NTU Pup and Welcome to the forum from Midway USA.

    Unless somebody removed it, there is a safety switch either on the main body or on the roof to cut off electricity while it's closed. You can probably circumvent that by raising the roof a few inches or a foot, which shouldn't hurt the canvas any.

    Also, make sure you have some propane if you're going to fire up the furnace.
     
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    bobinfleet Well-Known Member

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    I would pop the trailer up and extend the bunks but not put the bunk tension rods up ( is that what you call them)? then put the heater on to warm up then put the rods up
     
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    32 is cold, not to rain on your party, but i would just wait untill it warms up a bit. Working in the cold ,is well, cold.
     
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