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Old 02-22-2019, 07:51 AM   #1
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Rear Camera and housing

Hi all, This is Mich Bill.
We have a 2009 Monaco Dynasty Regal IV built 5/2008 in Oregon. It has a camera system consisting of four cameras. Inside, two side and one rear. A rotating selection switch accesses all. My rear camera is not working. I get a blank screen with the words no signal. I climbed up to look at it, and there is housing around it. It looks like you can pop the housing off, but when I tried, it seems that is not correct. I could pry about the thickness of the screwdriver, but that was it. It seemed like it was held by a spring.
I have two questions:
1. Does anyone know how to get the housing off?
2. Does anyone know what the replacement camera would be?
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Old 02-22-2019, 08:00 AM   #2
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Wow, i was literally about to ask the same question today. My camera works, but is stuck in the farthest "rotation up" point. I spent about 10 minutes trying to get it off the other day, but it was raining and gave up.
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Old 02-22-2019, 10:16 AM   #3
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For a replacement try RV cams in Baton Rouge. That's where I got one for our 07 Signature.

Maybe post some pictures of the housing,
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Old 02-23-2019, 06:37 AM   #4
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I have an '09 Dynasty and was able to access the rear camera by going into the rear closet and found that there is a access panel there....removed the screws and was able to access the rear of the camera from inside of the closet.

Hope this helps.
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Old 02-23-2019, 03:28 PM   #5
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rear camera

Thank you all .Gary LS you are right. My camera is accessed by a panel in the rear closet. I will get in there and check the camera and order from RVCams.com. Tim from there has a 07 HR and suggested the closet.

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Camera Housing Removal

OK, I know how to get to it inside but how do you get it out? It looks like it may be glued in with about a 1/2 tube of Dicor. Before I start cutting and prying, am I correct?
THANKS in advance...
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Another source is Tadibrothers.com
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OK, I know how to get to it inside but how do you get it out? It looks like it may be glued in with about a 1/2 tube of Dicor. Before I start cutting and prying, am I correct?
THANKS in advance...


I have a ‘98 HR Imperial and I replaced the rear camera (plus added sides and forward) when I did it.
Yes - the rear camera was indeed mounted with a “dicor type” product.
Wiring was accessible from inside - as I’m pretty sure most coaches (should) be.
The camera itself should be accessible behind something that is removable from the outside. On mine, you have to remove a rather large (apx 2’ x 3’) panel that includes the “see through” plexiglass. Then, there’s another panel within that cavity/space that houses the camera itself, which is (as mentioned) secured with a rather stubborn sealant.
My cable from front to back was a beast - 8 twisted pars and 4 double shielded pairs!
If I were to do it again, I would add some sort of condensate compensation (fan or heater) to that aforementioned cavity...utilizing some of that spare wiring!
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Thanks !!!

That's what I thought but in case I was wrong I didn't want to make a mess of things. THANKS again.
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Before you spend money on a camera did you swap input leads to the monitor? It could be as simple as no power getting to the camera.

I have a 2008 Endeavor and the original housing was sealed around the edges and it took some careful cutting with a razor to free it up. There is two obvious screws on my housing that hold it in place too.

That said, my camer tilted down far enough to read my license plate or nearly it seemed. It would not look past the rear of my toad so changing lanes had to rely on mirrors only and a quick moving passer could sneak up in a glance.

The mount had to be modified inside but now it looks back and can see as far as the horizon. Much better and it still will look down to see the hitch if needed.

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Click here to search a good camera: haloview
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Old 03-31-2019, 08:35 PM   #12
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Hey Bill,


Is it a Sony Camera?
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