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Old 05-31-2016, 02:49 PM   #1
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Tradewinds CHARGE AIR PORT

I own a 2000 Tradewinds 7370 that has developed a very serious air leak, before I can get under the coach to find the problem I am out of air. I want to use my shop compressor to charge the system but I don't see a charge port ,front or rear. has anyone had a similar problem. Is there a charge port? Any suggestions on where to best tap into the air system? Thanks in advance for your response.
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Old 05-31-2016, 08:43 PM   #2
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Somewhere I read that there is a fitting on the Air Dryer, under the coach, for that purpose. Rook
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On my 1998 Tradwinds the air port is located in the drivers side bay/ door that houses the power gear pump and engine air inlet. There is also a block in the front of the coach where you could tie into the coach air. It's located above the generator, on the drivers side.
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Thanks Rook and Jim for your help I'll check it out tomorrow.
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Old 06-04-2016, 03:51 PM   #5
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got it

following your suggestions I found a charge port on the dryer. I will post pictures for anyone with a similar problem.I looked up front. There was no other port to be found. You would think for towing purposes that would be a good place. The problem was easy to find with a continual air source. The yellow line on the brake plunger was almost separated. Quick fix all is good thanks Jim and Rook for the guidance.
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Well thank you guys now I know where to put a quick coupler at .I have seen that same fitting on my motorhome but was unsure as to whether or not it was a bleeder. I have been searching for a place to put a quick coupler so that I may draw air out of the system if I so desired. So you have just given me the spot.
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Take care changing the coupler.....if you need a tow and your engine will not run, that is the air access point that Road Service people will have to connect to to provide air pressure to release your brakes...... If you are looking for a place to tap into the compressed air system, use the manifold for that purpose, located front driver's side high up on the firewall behind the lights, right side of the G3nerator, high up, difficult to reach. I had to remove my headlights to get at it. Rook
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