Extractor fan outlet cover – an Autotrail part!

Extractor fan outlet cover
  • Worth having?
  • Value for money
  • Easy to fit = a doddle!


An unusual addition to a motorhome, but well worth the money.

User Review
4.77 (35 votes)

Fitting an extractor fan outlet cover is a very easy DIY job. Many motorhomes and caravans are fitted with an extractor fan in the kitchen area. Whilst this is a useful addition to the chef’s department, most extractors also have a couple of lights built-in. This adds useful light to the cooking area.

Extractor fan outlet cover

The Dometic extractor fan as fitted to the Kon-tiki

The downside to having a kitchen extractor seems is that during times of very windy weather, the wind blows into the motorhome through the ducting. The solution is quite simple –  fit an extractor fan outlet cover over the outlet area. It is held in place with Sikaflex sealant.

Extractor fan outlet cover

Fitting the extractor fan outlet cover is an easy DIY job

During times of really windy weather, we stuff a carrier bag into the outlet cover, making the area airtight – but don’t forget to remove it before using the extractor!

Where to buy an extractor fan outlet cover

This is not quite so simple as it looks. The part is an Auto-trail part, so the first port of call is your local Auto-trail dealer. Click here for a list of Auto-trail dealers. As a result of the difficulty in obtaining the part, our advice is simple. Don’t buy one, buy two! Someone will buy the spare from you or keep it for your next ‘van.

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