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Old 08-09-2012, 09:55 AM   #1
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Owners Manuals / Service Manuals / Tutorials

I have no financial connection to any websites or companies referenced in this thread.

The goal of this thread is to help RV owners (especially those with used or orphan models which may not have come with all the manuals) have a place to begin research on their problem and better understand their equipment. This will help in asking more precise questions resulting in better troubleshooting. As owners understand their systems better, there will be less chance of personal injury or damage to components.

First, check with the manufacture for any manuals. Next, use your internet search engine (Google, etc.) and search your favorite RV forums.

If we could keep this as a links only thread it would be easier to search. Preferred format is personal experience then link.

Example: The owner helped me out over the phone. Many RV system manuals at http://bryantrv.com/docs.html

If you have found some old, hard to find manuals not available anywhere else, please share the source even if they aren't free. I personally weigh the cost of a document versus the alternative of $100 or more per hour shop time plus possible tow and inconvenience. Instead of posting a comment like "I would never pay for this" simply supply a link to the free info. This will help all of us.

Example: I have no financial connection to this (or any other) site but have seen some Cummins, Norcold and Caterpillar
manuals there for free online viewing. I have not purchased anything from them so buyer beware! http://www.scribd.com/

If you have a bad personal experience with a pay site, please post a warning about that vendor and maybe we can have their link removed.

If you have any comments or suggestions about this thread please PM me.

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Old 08-09-2012, 10:02 AM   #2
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I built this 50 amp outlet tester and it works great: 50-amp Tester
Useful in evaluating a site before I back in my rig. Main site includes many more helpful links: MyRv

Please don't clutter up this thread with comments like "I don't need a 50 amp outlet tester because ..."
Such discussions are beyond the intended scope of this thread.

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Old 08-09-2012, 03:59 PM   #3
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To locate pdf files, manuals, tech bulletins, articles etc, this site works well.
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