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A guide to your Jayco RV: How to use the air conditioner

29th Sep 2021

There’s nothing like a summer holiday with the family.

Endless beaches, blue skies, sunshine, and plenty of amazing memories.

The only downside is the scorching hot sun.

RVs can get extremely hot and sticky on these trips, making bedtime a real struggle.

This is where a reliable air conditioner is essential.

The Dometic IBIS 4 roof air conditioner is a lightweight, new-generation compressor with inverter technology that ensures minimal vibration.

This device includes an excellent cooling capacity, four fan speeds and adjustable vents for even air distribution.

It is also the perfect device for chilly winter nights, with a heater function to warm up your RV.

The Dometic IBIS 4 air conditioner is a standard feature on all Jayco Caravans, including Starcraft Pop Tops, Journey Pop Tops, Expanda Pop Tops, All Terrain Pop tops, Starcraft Caravans, Journey Caravans, Expanda Caravans, All-Terrain Caravans, Work’N’Play Caravans, Basestation Caravans, and Silverline Caravans. This is an optional feature on Campers and CrossTraks.

In this video, Chris will be demonstrating how to use the Dometic air conditioner fitted in a Jayco Journey Outback 19.61-3 Caravan.

Step-by-step guide to using the air conditioner:

Step 1

To turn your air conditioner on, click the power button on the remote.

Step 2

To specify your mode, use the mode button to toggle through the options.

This device includes an aircon mode, automatic mode, and sun mode, which refers to the heater.

The small icon displayed on the left of your aircon screen will indicate your chosen mode.

Step 3

To specify your desired temperature, you can use the + and – buttons.

Step 4

If the weather is extremely hot, you can use the turbo mode.

Step 5

The night function on the bottom left allows you to lower the compressor’s kick whilst you sleep.

Step 6

The timer function allows you to indicate when you would like the air conditioner to turn off.

This is especially useful while you are asleep.


Keep in mind that the Dometic air conditioner is a 240V appliance, so you will require a capable generator to operate it if you decide to free camp.

For any other detailed information, please refer to the Dometic owner’s manual.

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