bing tracking image
  1. Accessories and Parts
  2. Advent Air
  3. RV Air Conditioners
  4. Heat Strip
Electric Heat Strip for Advent Air RV Air Conditioners - 5,500 BTU

Electric Heat Strip for Advent Air RV Air Conditioners - 5,500 BTU

Item # ACMHD
lowest price pledge
Retail:$104.99
Our Price: $60.36
You Save: 43%
Accessories and Parts
Orders above $99 qualify for Free Shipping
Shipping Weight: 3 lbs
Quantity: 
In Stock
Electric Heat Strip for Advent Air RV Air Conditioners - 5,500 BTU Heat Strip ACMHD
zoom in icon
slider vertical icon
zoom out icon
Comment field cannot be left empty.
Name field cannot be left empty.

Thank you! Your comment has been submitted successfully. You should be able to view your question/comment here within a few days.

Error submitting comment. Please try again momentarily.

Product Images

In Use/Installed

Videos

Need help with installation?
Locate installers near me
This electric heat strip works with your AC unit (sold separately) to remove the chill from your RV or camper on cold or frosty mornings. Power cord and mounting hardware are included for easy, plug-and-play installation. 1-800-940-8924 to order Advent Air accessories and parts part number ACMHD or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Advent Air products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Electric Heat Strip for Advent Air RV Air Conditioners - 5,500 BTU. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
  • All Info
  • Reviews (42)
  • Q & A (0)
  • Photos
  • Why etrailer?

Advent Air Accessories and Parts - ACMHD

  • RV Air Conditioners
  • Heat Strip
  • Advent Air

This electric heat strip works with your AC unit (sold separately) to remove the chill from your RV or camper on cold or frosty mornings. Power cord and mounting hardware are included for easy, plug-and-play installation.


Features:

  • Electric heat strip removes the chill on cold or frosty mornings in your RV or camper
    • Works with Advent Air AC units ACM135, ACM135B, ACM150, and ACM150B (sold separately)
    • Works with Advent Air air distribution box ACDB (sold separately)
  • Easy plug-and-play installation with included 30" power cord
  • Mounting hardware is included


Specs:

  • Capacity: 5,500 Btu per hour
  • Overall dimensions: 15-3/4" long x 2-3/4" wide x 4-3/4" tall
  • 1-Year warranty


How It Works

Paired with your AC unit (sold separately), this electric heat strip keeps your RV warm on a cold or frosty morning. It is operated with the control dial on the air distribution box (sold separately). After you turn the dial to the heat setting, the compressor will shut off, and the fan will blow air over the heater and into your RV. When the optimal temperature has been reached, turn the dial to a fan or cooling setting. Please also note that the heat strip only has one temperature setting and cannot be controlled by the thermostat.


Simple Installation

Advent Air Electric Heat Strip

To install, mount the heat strip to the evaporator inside the AC unit with the included mounting screws. The heat strip has easy, plug-and-play installation with the supplied 30" power cord.



ACMHD Advent Air Electric Heat Strip for RV Air Conditioners - 5,500 Btu




California residents: click here



Customer Reviews

Electric Heat Strip for Advent Air RV Air Conditioners - 5,500 BTU - ACMHD

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (42 Customer Reviews)

This electric heat strip works with your AC unit (sold separately) to remove the chill from your RV or camper on cold or frosty mornings. Power cord and mounting hardware are included for easy, plug-and-play installation.

by:

I received the order a week early. Only issue is that the frame was damaged in shipment but was isolated to the frame and no other damage. Installation was straight forward. Installed on 7x14 trailer. Hardest part was removing vent opening sealant from the roof. Ran fine on initial start-up. Will test with heat load today.



by:

Got my a/c unit last week and it looked and operated so good I turned around and ordered the heat element and it was so easy to install and works flawlessly. I'm very pleased with doing business with you.



by:

I received the heater unit & promptly installed it. Being a competent mechanical type, I found the installation to be straightforward but a bit painful. On the left side (w/elect terminals) was a slot in the protective metal screening for the purpose of using a screwdriver to install the 2 short screws. Difficulty came when trying to weave the screwdriver through terminal ends and wires while trying to guide the screw into the bracket slots.
On the opposite end, there were no electrical terminals, but neither was there a slot in the screening. This required a small diameter Phillips screwdriver to get through the metal screening. In my case it took way longer than one would anticipate to install 4 small screws. It was all good in the end & I am pleased with the product, how it is integrated into the a/c unit and how it functions.
It may be worth mentioning in the video & written instruction, that the HEAT position on the air distribution box also provides power to the fan for heat circulation. I did not see or hear that mentioned anywhere and caused me to question it. By trial, I discovered it's functionality.



by:

I've been dealing with etrailer for quite a bit of supplies lately as I'm building a cargo trailer/camper conversion. This item, along with everything else I've purchased has been great quality. No complaints here!



by: 05/10/2022

winter will tell the tale but great service and quick delivery



by:

NO SCREWS/BOLTS WERE GIVEN OR DIRECTIONS. Directions I can do without but the screws should be included. The part has big holes for the screws/bolts but the frame has little tiny holes. Big hassle.


Comments
Customer Service will contact you regarding the missing hardware. Here is an installation video to use as a guide for installing your heat strip once you receive your hardware:
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 10/27/2021

by:

All went well.



by:

Excellent company and product! Thanks!


Comments
It has been great. I can heat my trailer with it when hooked to power and save my propane. It is enough to keep it about 70 inside by its self.
Cliff J - 01/01/2022

by:

Works as good as expected I’m satisfied with it



by:

Shipping time awesome. Have not installed yet but will update then.



by:

Order arrived sooner than expected



by:

I installed the heat strip in my Advent air conditioner and it worked great, instructions were very good and it worked well, nice and warm. We had just installed the ac unit in a pop up camper and it was great, does not drip water on roof. Very happy. Steve



by:

Arrived soon then the expected date. heater worked perfectly


Comments
The heat strip worked perfectly during the winter. Kept the rv warm.
Seth - 11/15/2021

by:

Easy install. Will not be able to test until temp drops as it uses ambient air temp to activate per asa electronics. Currently too hot!! Timely delivery.



by:

Unit is good design. I'll install it in this coming Sping.



by:

I just installed the heat strip and it was simple. My original thought was to purchase this from a well known department store who cancelled the order. I then tried Amaz.... but their price was crazy. A call to the manufacturer directed me to etrailer! Pricing was very competitive in fact budget shipping beat everyone so I placed the order! I couldn’t believe how quick I received it. etrailer is on my speed dial now!



by:

Very happy with this company they have everything I need and delivery is fast very happy and will continue doing business with them



by:

Does not work. Produces no heat


Comments
Thank you for letting us know! Our customer service team should be reaching out to you in the near future.
-- Etrailer Expert Brooke M - 10/13/2021

by:

Not as much as I expected, but, it does put out a reasonable amount of heat!



by:

I purchased this heat strip for the Advent AC135 rv rooftop air conditioner. The ACHD is the heat strip that is recommended for my unit but has been discontinued. The electrical specs for the ACHD and the ACMHD are the same, as is the width and height. I was able to match the curbside holes on the evaporator with the heat strip flange precisely. I mounted the heat strip and used the roadside heat-strip flange as a guide to drill two holes for a solid mount. Pretty simple after I clipped away a small portion of the cage that surrounds the heat strip. Plugged it in and, voila, heat. Works great. Sorry, no pics. And I don’t want to remove the shroud again if I don’t have to, as putting that back on was the hardest part of the job.



by:

Just got it and can't wait to install it later today to see how it works.



by:

Works like a charm. Slight pain to install, but not too bad. Great to keep the trailer comfortable all night.



by:

Added as a second unit to a 33' Crossroads. Works great. Easy straight forward install. Using the ACRG 15 air distribution box with thermostat. All the wires are labeled from the factory so installation was a snap. Added the ACMHD heat strip also but it's 85 degrees and a little hard to test that out just yet. The crew at etrailer were great at helping me get everything picked out that I needed. Shipping was fast. If there was such a thing as a 10 star rating, they deserve it



by:

The heat strip works well. I would like more temperature control. But it certainly warms the living quarters of my trailer.



by:

Seems like a great product so far. Installation was simple and it cools a 8.5x28’ trailer easy.

One note: you must have 120v and 12v supply for this AC to work. I did not know that and had to go through some extra trouble of running 12 V power source.


25
42
Show More Reviews

Ask the Experts about this Advent Air Accessories and Parts





< Previous
123. . .5



Do you have a question about this Accessories and Part?




  • Why etrailer.com?

    At etrailer.com we guarantee:
  • Highest quality accessories and parts for the best price.

    Our Lowest Price Pledge ensures you will never overpay for the parts you need.
  • Real product know-how.

    We make sure that the products we sell are what we say they are, and that they work the way they are supposed to work. Get real advice from a real person who has the knowledge and expertise needed to solve your problem.
  • Most detailed, accurate accessories and part information available.

    Because we take providing accurate product information seriously, we take our own detailed product photos, demo videos and installation videos, as well as verify measurements, instructions, and vehicle fit information.
  • Installations, made easy.

    We love helping people and have the most highly-trained customer service, hands-on experience, step by step videos and installation instructions.
  • Fast shipping.

    Your order is automatically routed to get out of our warehouse and to your door as quickly as possible. Receive free shipping on orders over $99.
  • Personalized service for life.

    We provide one-on-one, personalized service from the ordering process through the life of your product.
  • Trusted since 1946.

    We've been serving customers since our parts store first opened in 1946 and continue to be recognized by our customers, our vendors and third parties for exceptional service.
  • Returns Policy

    Need to return an item? No problem. Please read our Returns Policy for more information.

Info for this part was:

Employee Lindsey S
Edited by:
Lindsey S
Employee Jameson C
Expert Research:
Jameson C
Employee Chris R
Video Edited:
Chris R
Employee Mary E
Updated by:
Mary E
Employee Wilson B
Updated by:
Wilson B
Employee Halie H
Updated by:
Halie H
Employee Matthew E
Updated by:
Matthew E
Employee Amanda M
Written by:
Amanda M
Employee David F
Installed by:
David F

At etrailer.com we provide the best information available about the products we sell. We take the quality of our information seriously so that you can get the right part the first time. Let us know if anything is missing or if you have any questions.


Product Experts Available Now!
Call 1-800-940-8924