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Old 05-08-2015, 01:57 PM   #1
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Winnebego Journey with CAT 330 engine tach problems

Last fall I was preparing my unit for winter storage and traveled to get some fuel. While returning I had to go through a rough construction area when after a bump the tach and speedometer went to zero and the transmission locked in second gear with no display. I knew it was in second by the sound of the engine and the speed through the construction zone. I found a safe spot to park it and stopped. The trans was still in gear. I stopped the engine and was unable to restart it or get it to shift out of gear. I had it towed to the local freightliner service dept. They found a bad transmission controller and the chassis batteries to be bad. $4200 later I got it back. I've had in storage since and today after replacing the house batteries I have no tach or speedometer. Could it just be a loose connection or something worse. Could someone explain what drives the tach and speedometer? There are no check engine lights or alarms. The engine starts and runs well and the transmission shifts and goes into gear properly. One other note, for some time now the rear air pressure gauge is erratic. However, after a few miles it settles out and displays normally.

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Old 05-08-2015, 05:37 PM   #2
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Sorry you're here with problems , but, the members here are going to need some more info to be of any real help.
Is your coach on a Freightliner Chassis ?
What year is your coach?

If you will take a min. and click the " Quick Links " drop box, blue bar, below your welcome message, then " Edit Signature" you can input your coach info , then click save at the bottom of the page, and that info will automatically appear below you posts , as mine does below this one.
99DSDP 3884, Freightliner, XC, CAT 3126B, 300 HP /ALLISON 3060
2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.
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