Need Help On Staying Cool At Night

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PackRat's Comment
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Okay, I use the Optimized Idle in my current 2019 Freightliner. 12 speed AMT.

What year is yours?

Mike B.'s Comment
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Not sure. Here is some pictures

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PackRat's Comment
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Well, that's an International Pro Star.

Your cab card in the permits book, the manufacturer's specifications stickers on the driver's side door jamb, or the owner's manual should state what year any vehicle is.

You need to look at these. It probably will also advise on engine idling, too. I do not think the Pro Stars have an Opti Idle feature.

Mike B.'s Comment
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So i spent a whole day at the terminal for them to tell me that they couldn't to at Monday (today) at the earliest. I was nope I got a delivery due today. I'll figure it out. If I were to buy another fan pfj what ones would you recommend?

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Rubber Duck's Comment
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Have you tried sitting something heavy on the fuel pedal?

Susan D. 's Comment
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I feel your pain. My 2019 freightliner.. ac is freezing up lately and its been uncomfortable. I too have a 12 speed automatic like packrat, and can set the opti-idle on comfort control where it pretty much idles 24/7.. otherwise I'm melting. For some reason my bunk ac is blowing uncooled air unless I'm idling.. no fuel bonus for me lol but idc. I'll get it looked at soon. The truck has had wiring issues lately for which I had to get towed.. amongst other things.

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Will P.'s Comment
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I'm in a 2019 international as well. No optimized idle either. I talked to a long time driver and he gave me these pointers. Keep the sleeper curtains closed and the sleeper ac on while driving. Dont open them unless you need to. If it dissipates faster then I'll open my side windows and use the dual head dc fan I got with some handy dany Loves points. It plugs right near the sleeper controls. Keeps air moving through the night. It's hard for me to sleep when it's hot but this does the trick for me.

Mikey B.'s Comment
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Not sure. Here is some pictures

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This is the screen you would need for your truck. Will require custom fitting.

Mike B.'s Comment
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So i tried the throttle trick again when the shutt of light came on and it worked. With that being said i will invest in all the equipment yall suggested. Thank you so much guyd

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