Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-03-2013, 12:37 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
CountryFit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Between the Oceans
Posts: 3,542
Blog Entries: 2
No air out from rear air quick connector

i was trying to use the rear air connector to pump up my tires. well, surprised me no air. turned the valve on the connector counter-clockwise, still the same. what other places should i check? thanks in advance.
__________________

__________________
2000 Country Coach Intrigue 40', ISC 350
2014 Ford C-Max Energi
CountryFit is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-03-2013, 04:45 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
palehorse89's Avatar


 
Newmar Owners Club
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 7,747
Up front, in the genset compartment most have a air chuck in there somewhere. This is where a wrecker needs to hookup to so he can air up your Coach to release the brakes for towing. Slide the genset out and root around and see if you see one in there. Mine is just to the right of the genset.
__________________

__________________
2000 Newmar MADP 4060, 350ISC, Spartan MM, IFS 2011 Jeep JK, M&G Braking, 2014 MTI 27' Hog Hauler, Wireless brake control, 2006Ultra & 1989 Springer
palehorse89 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 05:16 AM   #3
Member
 
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 60
No air out of rear quick connection

On your Country Coach I suggest you will find the proper connection in the nose near the generator or in the left front access door. The rear connector if like most is for attaching a air hose for units which are towed with air brakes. That rear one will deliver air if you have someone hold the brake pedal down hard.
__________________
"We meet, We part, Till we meet again"
2007 Winnebago Tour TD
gnrenfeld is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 06:12 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
CountryFit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Between the Oceans
Posts: 3,542
Blog Entries: 2
thank you both. i'm learning... first i forgot that the air in rear connector will only be present when the brake pedal is pressed ; 2ndly, obviously i was connecting to an incorrect connector - it should be the one in generator bay or somewhere nearby i'll go check it out... i love this board
__________________
2000 Country Coach Intrigue 40', ISC 350
2014 Ford C-Max Energi
CountryFit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2013, 06:16 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Chaffeekid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Chaffee, MO.
Posts: 397
Gnrenfeld got it right, have someone hold the brakes and you'll have air at that fixture, however those are usually smaller than standard quick connectors, at least the one on my rig is.
My quick connector is also located in the generator area, as you are looking at the front of the coach, upper left side of the generator box.
Jim
__________________
MGySgt USMC(R) 1961-1991
2001 Fleetwood Expedition
2013 Jeep Wrangler Sierra Toad
Chaffeekid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2013, 03:20 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
ShapeShifter's Avatar


 
Monaco Owners Club
Holiday Rambler Owners Club
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Buffalo, NY
Posts: 1,632
You might find four different types of air connections (my rig has the first three):
  1. A male quick-connect stud (with a valve) up front that a tow truck can use to air up the brake system if the engine has died and the rig needs to be towed.
  2. A female quick connect that allows connecting up an air hose or accessories. This will usually be up front. This is what you're looking for.
  3. Valves for draining any water from the air tanks. Some people have lanyards to pull that activates valves back at the tanks. I have small valves with quarter turn knobs to do this - one up front by the other connections, one in back on the hitch.
  4. A connection for a toad brake, which is active only when the brake is pressed. This is probably the most rare, but if present will almost certainly be at the back near the hitch.

Hopefully you will find a female quick connect. If you only have the male stud, you may be tempted to make up a hose with two female quick connects on it, and this would be a bad thing. Consider this scenario: You hook up a nail gun to one end of the hose, and the female connector on the other end of the hose gets connected to the male stud on your rig. The hose is now pressurized. You get a jam in the gun, and before working on the gun you disconnect the hose from your rig so you will be safe, right? Wrong. The hose will still be pressurized, and the gun could still fire while you try to clear the jam. So instead, you disconnect the gun from the hose before working on it. Now you're safe, right? Nope, the hose is still pressurized, and you might not realize this when you go to connect the next tool to it.

So hopefully you have the proper female quick connect. If not, it would be a good thing to install if you're going to be using the coach's air supply more than once.
__________________

__________________
Adam and Sue, and a pack of little furballs
2007 Holiday Rambler Endeavor 40PDQ Limited Edition - Cummins ISL 400
2013 Ford F-150 FX4 toad - USGear Unified Tow Brake, Roadmaster Blackhawk II Tow bar, Blue Ox baseplate
Home base near Buffalo NY, often on the road to a dog show
ShapeShifter is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



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


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.