Troubleshooting: Proper Installation

The system must be level and slightly facing downward in the front. If you overtighten the mounting bolts causing the base of the unit to curve downward – water will leak from the top of the unit. It is very important to use the included foam to create a seal around the outside of the […]

Installation: Plumbing

What you’ll need: Supplied Water Lines/Tubes, Water Reservoir, Zip Ties, Water, *Plumbing tape Out of the box the reservoir is set up for horizontal mounting but can also be mounted vertically by moving the float sensor and injection pump. Choose an orientation that supports easy access so that you can connect the water lines, easily fill […]

Installation: Electrical

What you’ll need: Supplied Electrical Wiring, *Screwdriver Please remember to take any safety precautions when working with electrical wire. We recommend disconnecting the main power supply until the wires are connected for safety purposes. Run the electrical wiring from the unit to the 12V DC fuse block ensuring it is completely concealed so that the […]

Installation: Waterproof Seal

What you’ll need: Fresair Unit, 4 Bolts, 4 Washers, 4 Nuts, 4 Waterproof Bolt Caps, 6 Cover Screws, 2 Finishing Frame Screws, *Screwdriver, *Crescent Wrench(es), *Self-leveling lap sealant/Silicone Choose the ideal bolt length for your installation and roof finish. (Excess bolt length can always be removed with an angle-grinder later.) The bolts you choose will […]

Installation: Adhering the Sealing Foam Tape

What you’ll need: Fresair Unit, Sealing Foam Tape With the unit still in place and secure, use a permanent marker to draw an outline around the outside base of the unit on the roof. Remove the unit from the roof and turn the unit over. Stick the thicker sealing foam tape around the airbox up […]

Installation: Dropping in the Bolts

What you’ll need: Fresair Unit, Screwdriver, 8MM/5/16” drill bit Remove the cover of the Fresair unit and locate the black push tabs that release the pine filter (note how the filter slots into the front channel of the base.) (See figure 1) Next, rotate the pine filter gently to reveal the “Universal” mounting holes. (See […]

Installation: Cutting the Opening

Prep Tip: In order to keep the vehicle free from debris, we recommend temporarily securing a plastic drop cloth around the cutout area inside the vehicle so that debris will land inside of the drop cloth and not in your vehicle. What you’ll need: Angle Grinder/Jigsaw (Cordless tools are strongly recommended), File, Sealant/Anti-Rust Paint, *Plastic […]

Installation: Tracing the Mounting Template

Prep Tip: It is very important that the roof surface is clean to ensure a weather-tight seal between the base of the Fresair unit and your roof. Take time to determine where you wish to install your Fresair. Ensure that the unit is placed between roof support bars so you don’t compromise roof integrity. Plan […]