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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-23-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 834
Posted By deasnealy
We have a 2011 Red and keep thinking about...

We have a 2011 Red and keep thinking about upgrading. Good to hear about her about the ride. We have been hesitant because we like to boondock out west and feel like the RED was less inclined to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-23-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By deasnealy
Stick with the Propane Fridge. Will not be able...

Stick with the Propane Fridge. Will not be able to operate with low Generator use for extended periods. I know many who have had Solar and still could not keep up with the Res Refrigerator.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-23-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By deasnealy
I found a crew in San Diego that changed all mine...

I found a crew in San Diego that changed all mine out. Only the material. I assume you need just the material. If so, one option is to find a very RV concentrated area and look around. Usually...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-12-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By deasnealy
It was flushed just before the leak by Gaffney...

It was flushed just before the leak by Gaffney Freightliner. It is my understanding the ISB does not require regular Diesel coolant. However, a new round of coolant might not be a bad idea. On the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-10-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By deasnealy
Thanks. My rig is only 2010. I specifically...

Thanks. My rig is only 2010. I specifically asked the Cummings to consider a Freeze plug. They pressure tested and said its definitely coming from the weep hole. Hope they are right.
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-10-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By deasnealy
Thanks. I guess I lost some money. I new I...

Thanks. I guess I lost some money. I new I should have waited but thought it might have gotten worse. I have asked him if he would replace under warranty. He picked the part. My guess is I am...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-10-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By deasnealy
I would have never let this pump on board, but I...

I would have never let this pump on board, but I had limited options. The cost of labor far exceeds any additional cost of a pump. I told they guy I wanted OEM but he said he could not source it...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-10-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By deasnealy
New Water Pump - Cummings Orlando

Last May, I had a developing leak near the water pump. I had a mobile mechanic out of Niceville, Florida diagnose the issue as a leaking water pump. He replaced it and ran up to Atl. Noticed a...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-10-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By deasnealy
A delayed thank you. I ended up getting the pump...

A delayed thank you. I ended up getting the pump replaced. Guess what. I still have a leak after the new pump was installed by a qualified mobile diesel mechanic. Now its at Cummings Orlando and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-07-2018, 02:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By deasnealy
Welcome.

Welcome.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-28-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,108
Posted By deasnealy
I had to replace the springs on mine and do use...

I had to replace the springs on mine and do use wd40 to clean them.
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-16-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 984
Posted By deasnealy
Coolant Leak at waterpump

I have a leak at what appears the water pump. I am wondering if anyone has found that a seal can be replaced or if the entire pump needs replacing. I have:

2010 ISB Cummings 340 on...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-12-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,958
Posted By deasnealy
Freightliner should be able to tell you where and...

Freightliner should be able to tell you where and what fuse number it is. I would call back. Mine was located in the box in the rear passenger side of the coach in the bay. I would call them back...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-13-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By deasnealy
I have a 2010 model RED. Both my driver and...

I have a 2010 model RED. Both my driver and passenger chairs, as well as the sofa, are failing. Can you confirm if Tiffin is willing to repair outside of warranty? If so, I may be heading to Red...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-06-2017, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By deasnealy
It says turn the bypass valve to bypass before...

It says turn the bypass valve to bypass before you winterize.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-06-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By deasnealy
Its a single valve located in the wet bay. ...

Its a single valve located in the wet bay. Simple turn it to bypass. Its only a 90 degree turn.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-06-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By deasnealy
Valve to By Pass Water Heater

Is it possible for my bypass valve to actually not work? It's a simple 90-degree valve. When its set to bypass it still fills my tank with RV antifreeze when I am winterizing. Could I have backflow...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-09-2017, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By deasnealy
Batteries not holding charge

Xantrex Freedom 458
Interstate Lead Acid 6 volt (4) in series (Costco)

I am thinking my 2-year-old batteries may be toast. I have been on the east coast until this year with mostly full hookups....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-16-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By deasnealy
Are you sure that is it how they intended to get...

Are you sure that is it how they intended to get air into the closet? I would call Tiffin to confirm
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-07-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By deasnealy
I had the same question and found out they forgot...

I had the same question and found out they forgot to cut it out. Had them fix at Red Bay. You should take a pic of the rear box and ask Tiffin. My heater was enclosed in the box and no hole for the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-13-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,534
Posted By deasnealy
Agree with all. I have a safety T steer. Love...

Agree with all. I have a safety T steer. Love it. Great company. Also, weigh your coach and look at load pressures from your tire manufacturer. Mine were over inflated. Fixed it to spec and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-10-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 767
Posted By deasnealy
We have a Red. 2010. It's been fine. We actually...

We have a Red. 2010. It's been fine. We actually like Red layout on our 34 and its been a pretty good coach. Less bells and whistles mean less bells and whistles to fix!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-09-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By deasnealy
Additionally, we had Tiffin install it and they...

Additionally, we had Tiffin install it and they did not do it properly. So FL took it off (it was rubbing the gas tank). When it was removed, it was very clear how much better the drive was with...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-09-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 517
Posted By deasnealy
Horton Fan Clutch Freightliner Defective

Based upon discussions with a number of repair shops and people online it appears the Horton Fan Clutch is not designed properly and is getting replaced by a considerable number of coaches. I have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-09-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By deasnealy
Update on Horton Fan Clutch

Ended up going to Sac Truck and they were not able to put the Source Fan on due to some issue with the hub. Not sure they were very interested in doing something outside of the FL framework. ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-08-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,593
Posted By deasnealy
Big difference on safety steer. Tiffin should...

Big difference on safety steer. Tiffin should install these on all the shorter coaches.
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-04-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,958
Posted By deasnealy
My Fuse box is located in passenger rear storage....

My Fuse box is located in passenger rear storage. 4 screws undo it and its a 5 amp screw labeled on the inside of the cover.
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-02-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,920
Posted By deasnealy
Very odd to me that the service centers cannot...

Very odd to me that the service centers cannot figure out the issue. FL SB 3737 is all over this board. I was doing diagnostics with the 24-hour hotline and they said it is the clutch. No...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By deasnealy
Well, I hear they can run up a 1000 dollars...

Well, I hear they can run up a 1000 dollars running diagnostics. So I talked to a tech at Freightliner that has been working on these at Gaffney for years and said based upon the diagnostics they...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-02-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By deasnealy
California Truck Center Sacramento

I have determined that I need to have my Horton Fan Clutch replaced on my Freightliner. I have an appointment with California Truck Center. I am getting a little nervous about them. I have...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-02-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,958
Posted By deasnealy
I am thinking about just replacing the unit with...

I am thinking about just replacing the unit with the Source Engineering After Market Turbo Direct Drive Fan. Just wondering how many have done this and had long term success. It appears that even...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-01-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,958
Posted By deasnealy
Test for Clutch fan

I spoke with FL hotline. They suggested a tie a pillowcase to the rear fins of the coach and then tap up the RPM's to around 1100 using the cruise function at idle. Then pull the fuse to the clutch...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-27-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
Overheating started after service. I do show...

Overheating started after service. I do show fluid in my overflow reservoir when cold. The system will only overheat on grades and not every grade. However, when it starts to overheat it only...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-26-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
No I did not have this problem before major...

No I did not have this problem before major service. I assume that since the service was done at Gaffney Service center they would get that part correct. How could I confirm the wrong fluid is in...
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-26-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 40,958
Posted By deasnealy
How did you get freightliner to cover half of the...

How did you get freightliner to cover half of the cost? Was the part still under warranty? I am having the same issues
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-26-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,920
Posted By deasnealy
Think I may be having a similar issue. Would you...

Think I may be having a similar issue. Would you mind telling me the various conditions when you overheated? We have started to overheat on most grades and then lately we had an overheat alarm on a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-26-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
Latest update. We left our last location heading...

Latest update. We left our last location heading up to Santa Cruz. On the acceleration on to the highway, our gauge kept climbing and would not drop. I kept it at 2200 RPM's and the temps outside...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-13-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
I will consider the scan gauge. I heard it was...

I will consider the scan gauge. I heard it was very useful. However, I should not get near the red regardless. I used to get about a clip over the half mark on the gauge and it would drop. Now it...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-11-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
Cleaned the radiator with light low impact...

Cleaned the radiator with light low impact pressure washer using Simple Green. From the engine side as best I could and then rinsed the engine and ran the engine a between rinses to high RPM's...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-07-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
When you say rear hatch, I assume you mean from...

When you say rear hatch, I assume you mean from within the RV coach and not the hatch on the exterior of the coach. On my RED I cannot see the fan or reach it without crawling under the RV and not...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-07-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,241
Posted By deasnealy
We had our front seals on the wheels fail and it...

We had our front seals on the wheels fail and it had that sort of smell. I could see fluid around the front wheels when I took off the protective covers. Have you checked to see you have the proper...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-27-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
Can you explain or point me to how to reroute the...

Can you explain or point me to how to reroute the engine breather? I am not sure exactly what the engine breather is.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-27-2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
Thanks. I have initially used some simple green...

Thanks. I have initially used some simple green on the rear exterior. Not sure I have a slobber tube on the 2010 Cummins ISB. I am struggling on how to get to interior of the Radiator. I can...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-23-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
I turned off AC. It started to lower the temp...

I turned off AC. It started to lower the temp only when I dropped speed down to around 35.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-19-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
I was worried about that. I have heard it was a...

I was worried about that. I have heard it was a common problem.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-18-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
Yes. I actually started to see the heat go up...

Yes. I actually started to see the heat go up rapidly at higher RPM's.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-18-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,596
Posted By deasnealy
Engine Overheating on 8% Grade

Just made it over a pass in Southern California from YUMA. It was about 98 degrees outside. I noticed the temp starting to rise after a few minutes. I slowed down to around 45 mph. No change. ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-18-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,764
Posted By deasnealy
When you say you dug under the clamshell, do you...

When you say you dug under the clamshell, do you mean you the lap sealant on the roof? I am getting ready to pull this sucker off and figured, before I bought something new I would try would you...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-18-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,332
Posted By deasnealy
I am getting zero signal. Thinking about...

I am getting zero signal. Thinking about replacing mine with the Razor. Have you been happy with yours? Is it worth the extra 200 dollars?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-08-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By deasnealy
I can still get DVD on Netflix by the way. ...

I can still get DVD on Netflix by the way. https://dvd.netflix.com/Subscribe/EnableDvd/Address?preselect=1u&dsrc=STRWEB_NAV
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