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Maxxair, Low-power Air Circulation

Simply circulating the air can have a significant impact. We purchased two fans for this purpose. We also did the installation ourselves in about 3 hours.

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We use two Maxxair Fans

Just moving the air can make a big difference. We purchased two fans, the first fan is positioned over the kitchen, which is relatively close to the bathroom. This fan is typically used to expel air from the RV. The second fan is located over the bunks at the back, and its function is to draw air into the RV.

BrandMaxx Air
Item Dimensions LxWxH25.5 x 19.5 x 11.9 inches

About the Maxxair Fan

  • It has controls at the ceiling. We like this because with two fans, a wireless remote can be confused as to which fan you are controlling, plus there is less to go wrong, and zero chance you will loose the remote.
  • Built-in Rain shield
  • 10 fan speeds; Intake and exhaust
  • MaxxFan, a new, one-of-a-kind ventilator system that protects your RV interior always in any weather rain or shine
  • A complete all in one system that fits standard 14-inch x 14 inch
  • Includes a powerful multi-speed fan
  • Easy to remove interior insect screen, simply rotate four retaining knobs to remove for cleaning

About the install

The entire installation process took approximately three hours. Prior to starting, I had already positioned 12-volt DC lines near each fan. We utilized the provided template to mark the cutting outline with a Sharpie pen. Then, without much ado, we cut two large holes in the roof of our brand new Ford Transit van. Following this step, the rest of the process was fairly straightforward.


  1. Position the Fan: Decide where you want to place the fan. Ensure there’s enough space and that it’s near a 12-volt DC line.

  2. Mark the Outline: Using the template provided with the fan, mark the outline on the roof of your van with a Sharpie pen.

  3. Cut the Hole: Carefully cut along the marked outline using a jigsaw or similar tool. This will create a hole in the roof of your van.

  4. Install the Fan: Place the fan in the hole and secure it with screws. Make sure it’s properly aligned and fits snugly.

  5. Seal the Edges: Apply a sealant around the edges of the fan to prevent any leaks.

  6. Connect to Power: Connect the fan to the nearby 12-volt DC line.

  7. Test the Fan: Finally, test the fan to ensure it’s working properly.


  • Always take safety precautions when cutting into the roof of your van.
  • Ensure the van is not connected to any power source while installing the fan.
  • Make sure to seal the edges properly to prevent any potential water damage.

How much power does it use?

Fan LevelAmp Draw
1.1 amps
2.2 amps
3.3 amps
4.4 amps
5.6 amps
6.9 amps
71.2 amps
81.5 amps
92.0 amps
102.8 amps

User Manual and Parts Manual

Installation Instructions, Information and Operating Guide (pdf)

Repair Parts List For All Maxxfans (pdf)

Maxxair Fan Installation Tools & Equipment

  • Tools & Equipment
    • Maxxair fan from Max Air
    • 24 Tooth jigsaw blade
    • Sharpie pen
    • Deburring tool and/or metal file
    • Anti-rust paint
    • Butyl tape Colormetrics Gray Putty Tape
    • Flex Seal Strong Rubberized Waterproof Adhesive

Maxxair Fan

24 Tooth jigsaw blade

Here is a nice jigsaw if you don’t already have one. It has an adjustable setting for cutting curves and straight cuts.

Sharpie Pens

Deburring tool

Butyl Tape

Flex Seal

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