Can AC pull in wasps? - Fiberglass RV

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-18-2021, 05:09 AM   #1
Senior Member
Name: K
Trailer: C
Posts: 311
Can AC pull in wasps?

I was moving back in to my 2015 SD17 Casita, when I noticed and had to kill a wasp. I had been testing the AC using a generator the previous day, so I was afraid there was a wasp nest in the AC and one had been pulled inside the Casita. Does anyone know if this is possible?

I'd like to think the AC just circulates interior air, and does not actually move unfiltered air from outside to inside. It is possible the wasp rode in to the Casita on me, which while scary, would be preferable.

I have not seen any wasps hanging around the AC unit. I searched around for a nest, but have not seen one. I didn't particularly want to climb on the roof, pull off the AC cover, and get attacked by a bunch of wasps.
whoot is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2021, 07:22 AM   #2
Senior Member
Jon in AZ's Avatar
Name: Jon
Trailer: 2008 Scamp 13 S1
Posts: 10,455
You are correct. A/C does not mix inside and outside air.

Nests inside the housing are not uncommon. Wouldn’t hurt to keep an eye on that area for a while. Hopefully this was just a random encounter.
Jon in AZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2021, 09:53 AM   #3
Junior Member
Name: Jim
Trailer: 2020 Casita Freedom Deluxe
Posts: 24
Wasps will find an opening where they can eventually build a nest. I can offer one opening right off the bat, which could allow a wasp or other insects into your home, is the power cable opening. Grommets are made to help seal off this opening and make it a little more restrictive. Next, any vent opening could be a possibility also.
The meaning of life is, to make it from Alpha to Omega.
West Texan is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
To pull out my windows or not pull out my windows??? Alyson Brown Care and Feeding of Molded Fiberglass Trailers 15 04-30-2017 07:24 AM
Wasps and mud daubers War Eagle Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 15 02-11-2017 04:54 PM
Wasps- Sonny Problem Solving | Owners Helping Owners 14 06-17-2006 09:05 PM
Wasps, Mice, and Bears... Oh My! Chris73 General Chat 4 05-08-2006 11:10 PM
Wasps In The Roof Vent! Chris73 General Chat 7 04-30-2006 07:26 PM

» Upcoming Events
No events scheduled in
the next 465 days.
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:08 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.