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frank62
09-25-2014, 04:07 PM
I just got the torque 325. There is a switch above the landing gear switch that I am unsure what it is for. Does anyone have a clear idea of what every switch does, inside and out?

danemayer
09-25-2014, 04:59 PM
Hi frank62,

Congratulations on the new Torque and welcome to the Heartland Owners Forum.

Sounds like your dealer didn't give you much of a walk through or they would have explained what all the switches do.

Hopefully another Torque 325 owner can identify the switch above the landing gear switch. Which others are you unsure about?

frank62
09-25-2014, 07:17 PM
Hi frank62,

Congratulations on the new Torque and welcome to the Heartland Owners Forum.

Sounds like your dealer didn't give you much of a walk through or they would have explained what all the switches do.

Hopefully another Torque 325 owner can identify the switch above the landing gear switch. Which others are you unsure about?


The dealer did a pretty good walk thru. Lots of info to take in, lots of questions asked, leads to either not remembering or over looked. There are so many switches in that panel it would be nice to have a diagram much like a service panel on a house.

danemayer
09-25-2014, 07:25 PM
If you can post a picture, another Torque 325 owner may be able to refresh your memory.

cellman
09-25-2014, 10:23 PM
On the 321 it is for the 2 orange clearance lights on the front cap.

cellman
09-25-2014, 10:27 PM
Do you have a red lighted light switch inside the camper by the monitor panel? The dealer wasn't sure about that one on a 321. Do you know what that one does? I think outside outlets but I haven't checked it yet.

TandT
09-25-2014, 10:53 PM
It is to make your HWH function on electric when you rig is plugged in to shore power, if it is a toggle switch (like a light switch)
If it is a rocker switch its either to run the fresh water tank pump, or to run the HWH on gas. (There should be two)Trace

cellman
09-25-2014, 10:57 PM
Thanks. That would have taken me some time to figure out.

afwhite14
10-05-2014, 08:45 PM
We have a Gateway 3500 RE with a switch we don't know what its really for. It says ENTRY LIGHT, but no light in the entryway comes on when you turn this switch on. The entryway light comes on when a switch by the door at floor level is turned on. Any help would be appreciated to figure out what this switch is for.

Kosanko
10-06-2014, 04:47 PM
We have a Gateway 3500 RE with a switch we don't know what its really for. It says ENTRY LIGHT, but no light in the entryway comes on when you turn this switch on. The entryway light comes on when a switch by the door at floor level is turned on. Any help would be appreciated to figure out what this switch is for.

On our Gateway 3650BH the entry light switch is for the lights in the stairs going up to our front bedroom and bath. The lights are located in the drawers and are LED

cellman
10-16-2014, 09:43 AM
I just heard back from Heartland on the mystery switch in the Torque 321. They say it is for the heated bathroom and bedroom floors. I wonder if all the 321's have this option.
32502

danemayer
10-16-2014, 09:52 AM
I just heard back from Heartland on the mystery switch in the Torque 321. They say it is for the heated bathroom and bedroom floors. I wonder if all the 321's have this option.
32502

I'd be really surprised if you actually have heated bathroom and bedroom floors. Did you get the Yeti Option with tank heating pads?

cellman
10-16-2014, 11:50 AM
It took a week to get the answer. They had to go to the cyclone factory rep since they are built in the same plant. I checked the current and when the switch is on it draws 2 amps. I had to send pictures of the switch and the breaker to Heartland for verification. It's too bad I can't read the breaker label. The build sheet I got from the dealer doesn' t mention the yeti package so it's still a mystery.

TravelTiger
10-16-2014, 12:41 PM
That looks more like a water heater (when using electric element), or Yeti package switch.

I've never heard of a HL product with heated flooring.


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cellman
10-16-2014, 04:13 PM
I would think Heartland could tell me what options my trailer has or doesn ' t have, but maybe they don't really know. They had my VIN when I called in. I have a switch labeled for the electric HWHTR on the monitor panel that draws 3 amps when turned on.

danemayer
10-16-2014, 04:28 PM
I would think Heartland could tell me what options my trailer has or doesn' t have, but maybe they don't really know. They had my VIN when I called in.

I'm pretty sure they can tell you whether you have a specific option like the Yeti Package, aka Canadian Arctic Package, or possibly Holding Tank Heating Pads. But if you ask a specific question, like what does this switch do, they may not think to look at what options you have.

jbeletti
10-17-2014, 07:15 AM
I'd be really surprised if you actually have heated bathroom and bedroom floors. Did you get the Yeti Option with tank heating pads?

At the Hershey show, Steve Jacobs, with the Toyhauler sales team showed it to me in a Torque. It's called Carbonic and it's electric heat. We use it in the floor. Here's a link to the product (http://www.carbonicheat.com/carbonic-benefits/).

boatto5er
10-17-2014, 08:30 AM
Why is it so difficult to label all the switches?


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TravelTiger
10-17-2014, 08:37 AM
At the Hershey show, Steve Jacobs, with the Toyhauler sales team showed it to me in a Torque. It's called Carbonic and it's electric heat. We use it in the floor. Here's a link to the product (http://www.carbonicheat.com/carbonic-benefits/).

Wow Jim, that sounds like a pretty cool feature. Is it available in other models?


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cellman
10-17-2014, 09:58 AM
That's interesting. Do all Torques come with heated floors in the bathroom and bedroom area?

jbeletti
10-17-2014, 11:49 AM
With regard to the Carbonic heating system, I heard back from AJ on it today. It is something we piloted on a few toyhaulers to see what install was going to be like, then get it to Hershey to see what retail thought, then show it in Elkhart at the dealer open house.

So, we are still in development on it and it is NOT in production. The few that got the pilot units are the lucky recipients thus far. I believe this will become a component of our Arctic package for toyhaulers. If it works out well and makes sense, perhaps it will show up in our other brands.

Personally, I'd LOVE to see the front of the RV floor have this, from just outside the front closet to where the carpet transitions to lino. As much of a 5th wheel's upper deck is in the unheated, uninsulated overhang, this could make for a warm floor, especially on the closet side of the bed :)

TravelTiger
10-17-2014, 12:40 PM
With regard to the Carbonic heating system, I heard back from AJ on it today. It is something we piloted on a few toyhaulers to see what install was going to be like, then get it to Hershey to see what retail thought, then show it in Elkhart at the dealer open house.

So, we are still in development on it and it is NOT in production. The few that got the pilot units are the lucky recipients thus far. I believe this will become a component of our Arctic package for toyhaulers. If it works out well and makes sense, perhaps it will show up in our other brands.

Personally, I'd LOVE to see the front of the RV floor have this, from just outside the front closet to where the carpet transitions to lino. As much of a 5th wheel's upper deck is in the unheated, uninsulated overhang, this could make for a warm floor, especially on the closet side of the bed :)

Thanks for the follow up! I for one would love it since we winter camp!!

And I apologize to the original poster that this could not be a feature. Sounds like they got a "one of a kind!"




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