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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By CWHTRAINS
In the daylight of this morning I was able to do...

In the daylight of this morning I was able to do some better troubleshooting and found an intermittent issue with the thermostat. Luckily was able to locate suitable replacement and we are back in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-24-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Issue with hot water heater

I recently had the lighted hot water 110V switch bulb burn out with the switch in the on position. When changing campgrounds, I turned the 110V switch to off while driving. When arriving at the new...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,276
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Any resolution to this problem yet?

Any resolution to this problem yet?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-16-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 352
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Looking at the Winnebago wiring diagrams for my...

Looking at the Winnebago wiring diagrams for my coach, a 2006 Journey 36G, the smart wheel control module is mounted inside the coach, on the bottom left of the firewall, either right behind the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,276
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Has anyone checked to see if the rear axle and...

Has anyone checked to see if the rear axle and differential are filled to the correct level with the correct fluid? Don't trust that it has been done, it should be checked again. It is easy enough to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-23-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 874
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Doorguy - what was the replacement's model number?

Doorguy - what was the replacement's model number?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By CWHTRAINS
On my 2006 Freightliner chassis (built May 2005)...

On my 2006 Freightliner chassis (built May 2005) the air filter mounting bands are identified in Parts Pro as "Part number FAR 125492001 Clamp-Filter 245ID quantity 2". However the picture on that...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-29-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Make sure that all the flat controller cables are...

Make sure that all the flat controller cables are all tightly connected. In my 2006 Journey the Dimensions inverter has several flat cables that connect to the control panel in the coach with snap...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-27-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,081
Posted By CWHTRAINS
When I last had my valves adjusted, my valve...

When I last had my valves adjusted, my valve cover had numbers inside the valve cover just like yours, but my numbers were 296, with 3-3 under the 296. I have always wondered what the numbers meant...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-01-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,242
Posted By CWHTRAINS
If the trip tek is not displaying on the back up...

If the trip tek is not displaying on the back up monitor, remove the dash cover panel and make sure it is plugged into the back up monitor itself. If you have the original Voyager back up monitor...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-15-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Those Deka batteries are what I have used as...

Those Deka batteries are what I have used as chassis batteries (engine starting) as well, they are not a deep cycle battery. They are excellent starting batteries. I got nine years out of my first...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Maintenance Screen The MAINTENANCE screen...

Maintenance Screen
The MAINTENANCE screen displays when to change oil and filters.
Engine Oil:
Fuel Fltr:
Trans Oil:
Gen Oil:
Fuel Fltr:
Miles since last oil change.
Miles since last fuel...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 406
Posted By CWHTRAINS
The oil can symbol is the warning symbol triptek...

The oil can symbol is the warning symbol triptek uses to tell you to go to the maintenance screens on the triptek. Once you go to the maintenance screens, they will tell you which item or items is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 876
Posted By CWHTRAINS
My 2006 Journey 36G built in May of 2005 on a...

My 2006 Journey 36G built in May of 2005 on a Freightliner chassis with a Cat C-7 350 hp has two fuel filters. One is the water/fuel filter/separator located on the back of the coach by the radiator...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-06-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By CWHTRAINS
The Winnebago diagrams posted on their web site...

The Winnebago diagrams posted on their web site show the location of the air chuck connection for a 2006 32T Journey to be above and to the right of the generator, behind the generator door on the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-23-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Chris is correct. That gray flat cable connector...

Chris is correct. That gray flat cable connector is what had slightly lost contact in my case. I just pushed all the connectors I could fine in and around the inverter and it turned out it was the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-21-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By CWHTRAINS
If you know how to use a voltmeter around the...

If you know how to use a voltmeter around the transfer switch, you can test it to see if it has swapped over when connected to the shore line power with the generator turned off. If you take the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-20-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Generally only a few seconds, no more than 5 to...

Generally only a few seconds, no more than 5 to 10 max. On mine I hear it it actually click over if I am outside by the transfer switch.

Make sure the circuit breakers on the power panel are on. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-20-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Give the transfer switch a good rap with a rubber...

Give the transfer switch a good rap with a rubber mallet or your hand and see if it switches over. Generator must be off for it to switch.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 04-19-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,081
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Thanks for taking the time to post all the photos...

Thanks for taking the time to post all the photos and the steps you have been taking. I have found this very interesting.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-19-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By CWHTRAINS
In looking at the 2005 Meridian parts list on...

In looking at the 2005 Meridian parts list on Winnebago's website using the links on this forum, the ovens with stainless steel doors appears to me to be Winnebago part number 135066-03-04A or -01A....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-15-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,313
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Usually on the front of an Onan generator is a...

Usually on the front of an Onan generator is a plate with all the filter numbers (air, oil, glow plug, etc.) on it for that particular generator. Usually near the circuit breaker.

Also, if it is...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-08-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By CWHTRAINS
You might try taking the one on the other side...

You might try taking the one on the other side off and go to a classic car restoration shop and see if they can fabricate one. Probably about an hour or so of fab time as it is only making straight...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-06-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,233
Posted By CWHTRAINS
From Wixipedia: Silicon is a chemical...

From Wixipedia:


Silicon is a chemical element with symbol Si and atomic number 14. A hard and brittle crystalline solid with a blue-grey metallic lustre, it is a tetravalent metalloid and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-05-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,233
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Is your mechanic using a spray-on silicon type...

Is your mechanic using a spray-on silicon type lubricant to help loosen the tubes, clamps or rubber parts to make things easier to slide back together when reassembling? I did one year when replacing...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-25-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Not all 2006 year Journey's had the Trik-l-start...

Not all 2006 year Journey's had the Trik-l-start installed. Mine did not and I had to add it. However, mine was an early production in late May of 2005.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-02-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,419
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Check all the modular plugs back by the inverter...

Check all the modular plugs back by the inverter itself. If you get no display inside, it is possible that the large silver/grey modular plug has been jostled loose or even separated. It has happened...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-24-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Just to update - went to local Home Depot and...

Just to update - went to local Home Depot and purchased a new Delta Handheld Shower head with 7 different shower settings. No more pulsating in the shower anymore. Compared to the old one, this new...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-24-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By CWHTRAINS
In my case the living room slide was fully...

In my case the living room slide was fully extended and it took a fair amount of force to turn the bolts. We only used a standard ratchet wrench, maybe ten inches long handle. If the slide is only...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-24-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By CWHTRAINS
It is not clear from your message how you tried...

It is not clear from your message how you tried to get the slide in, once you opened the valves.

When the hydraulics for my main living room slide broke, we were able to bring the slide in by...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,176
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Regarding the question of if the Norcold...

Regarding the question of if the Norcold settlement payment is taxable income, the answer depends on whether or not you have been claiming deductions for expenses with respect to the use of the motor...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-20-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Replacement water pump choices

The OEM Shurflo 5.7 water pump has finally given up the ghost and I had to replace it. I purchased and installed a new Shurflo 4048-153-E75 from Amazon which is indicated on the Shurflo website as...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-02-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By CWHTRAINS
The link to the Winnebago .pdf in post 6 is a...

The link to the Winnebago .pdf in post 6 is a link to the complete set of wiring diagrams for the Winnebago parts of your coach. I downloaded the same set (but for my coach) and store it on a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-01-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Page 104, Detail CE of your wiring book shows...

Page 104, Detail CE of your wiring book shows what each of the two wires on emitters one and two were originally intended to operate. In your photo the two are attached to the box, just need to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-01-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By CWHTRAINS
That is your control box for the infrared...

That is your control box for the infrared receiver system. It originally allowed you to use your TV/VCR remote controls back in the bedroom and in the living room to control the tv, vcd, satellite...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-31-2017, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Option 78K, which is on your build sheet, was the...

Option 78K, which is on your build sheet, was the same option number I had on my 2006 Journey and it was for the old Winegard AS-2003 satellite which used that GPS antenna. One of the earlier owners...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-31-2017, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By CWHTRAINS
It may be the GPS antenna for a TV satellite dish...

It may be the GPS antenna for a TV satellite dish originally installed by Winnebago. My 06 Journey had a Winegard AS-2003 installed and it used that gray antenna to aim the satellite.

Many owners...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-29-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,966
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Way to go and find what was causing the problem! ...

Way to go and find what was causing the problem!

That looks like quite a number of individual wires to repair. How did you effect the actual repair? Cut and reconnect each one with some type of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-28-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,966
Posted By CWHTRAINS
The wiring diagram indicates that there is a flex...

The wiring diagram indicates that there is a flex wire used to power one of the outlets - I would start there and see what is moving and is it possible something got pinched in that process. Is it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-24-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 265,498
Posted By CWHTRAINS
I have not been able to access any wiring...

I have not been able to access any wiring diagrams they the main Winnebago website links, however today I tried again by going to "winnebagoparts.com" then clicking on "resources", then "catalog &...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-24-2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,966
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Which model of 2005 Sunova do you have? IPD...

Which model of 2005 Sunova do you have?

IPD 27C
IFD 29R
IFD 30B
IFD 33L
IFD 34A
IFD 35N
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-22-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,966
Posted By CWHTRAINS
I would take the breaker panel cover off and see...

I would take the breaker panel cover off and see if a wire is somehow shorting out to one side of the Recp2 breaker or that the wires on the breaker itself are loose? I would also think about...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-01-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,856
Posted By CWHTRAINS
I bought two front hubcap replacements for my...

I bought two front hubcap replacements for my 2006 Journey in August 2015 from my local Freightliner dealer for $33.00 each, plus sales tax. He got them for me in about a week. The part number was:...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-08-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By CWHTRAINS
When I installed the exhaust vent on my Journey,...

When I installed the exhaust vent on my Journey, I looked at the outside wall of the RV from the inside, behind that panel that you removed. My recollection was that the spot for the exhaust vent,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-07-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By CWHTRAINS
When I installed mine last year, I left the back...

When I installed mine last year, I left the back panel of the bathroom cabinet off so I could install the exhaust vent pipe to the outside wall and it also allowed me to put the drain hose directly...
Forum: Forum 101 | Announcements | Member Forum Concerns 01-31-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,329
Posted By CWHTRAINS
I too have had problem with only this site...

I too have had problem with only this site loading. Sometimes it freezes up, some times it only partially loads a page, takes time to load a page, takes time to load a link to get to a message. It...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-29-2017, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,217
Posted By CWHTRAINS
RLI Corp exiting the RV insurance market

Saw this in one of my insurance news feeds. If you are insured by the RLI company, it appears that you will need to look for a new provider as you near your renewal date.


Friday, January 27,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Also just to remind you, a long press of Trip...

Also just to remind you, a long press of Trip Reset (>3 sec.) while in Odometer mode will toggle between Miles & Kilometers. I have done this once or twice by accident.



Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By CWHTRAINS
The round black device is probably the infrared...

The round black device is probably the infrared repeater that transmits remote control commands up to the front of the RV via that wire. As originally installed it controlled the satellite receiver...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By CWHTRAINS
Resetting the trip odometer will erase the...

Resetting the trip odometer will erase the current display and start counting at 0000.0 miles. A short press of the trip reset (less than 3 seconds) will toggle the display between trip mode and...
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