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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-08-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By gatorcruz
Wet bay floors, roof rail cracks and leak in...

Wet bay floors, roof rail cracks and leak in driver side slide out

Got it... Thank you.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By gatorcruz
Thanks DeWat... I'm not familiar with what those...

Thanks DeWat... I'm not familiar with what those are?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-07-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,009
Posted By gatorcruz
br549bobby, I have the same bus with similar...

br549bobby,

I have the same bus with similar miles. The air filter is nearly impossible to get to and change and it is likely that it may be original. I just had mine changed earlier this year. ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-07-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 834
Posted By gatorcruz
Good Bad & Ugly - 2010 42QBH

Looking at upgrading to a 2010 Phaeton 42QBH from our oldie but goodie Allegro Bus 40OP. Would like to know of any issues I should look for and inquire about before leaping.

THANKS
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-29-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By gatorcruz
Repair Service: MOBICARE

Anyone have any experience with this company in Florida?
Diesel Mechanics FL | Mobile Truck and Fleet Repairs Available (http://mobicare.net/)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,928
Posted By gatorcruz
Expansion Valve Location?

Anyone know the best way to access the expansion valve on a 2002 Tiffin Allegro Bus Freightliner? Should I come at it from inside or from the generator access?

Any idea on where the sticker that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-02-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,928
Posted By gatorcruz
Whiskey, that was my thinking as well with the...

Whiskey, that was my thinking as well with the negative pressure reading on the low side... question is WHERE? expansion valve??? evaporator?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,928
Posted By gatorcruz
Took some readings with the A/C Gauge Manifold...

Took some readings with the A/C Gauge Manifold Set.
1st image is static pressure with engine off.
2nd is with A/C running.

Thoughts?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,928
Posted By gatorcruz
That sounds like a logical approach. Any idea...

That sounds like a logical approach. Any idea how much coolant these systems hold?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,928
Posted By gatorcruz
ACME Dash AC help

Have a 2002 Tiffin Allegro bus and the dash AC stopped blowing cold recently. I tried to charge it up but getting strange readings on the charge gauge. When I first begin to charge the system at...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-10-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By gatorcruz
well, 12 hours of labor and $2k later it has been...

well, 12 hours of labor and $2k later it has been changed (along with annual service including gen). I saw the thing and it was caked with dirt. The tech told me that if the air flow restriction...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-04-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By gatorcruz
Spoke with Tiffin yesterday. They indicated that...

Spoke with Tiffin yesterday. They indicated that it was indeed a difficult change out (estimated 1.5 hrs). But they said you had to disassemble the housing not cut out the exhaust. 4 hours of...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-04-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By gatorcruz
Help - Can't Access Air Filter

Have a 2002 Allegro Bus with the cummins 330 (rear radiator). I appears that the air filter has never been changed :facepalm:. The shop (Cummins Power South - Jax, FL) wants to take a torch and cut...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,473
Posted By gatorcruz
I've heard you can remove the side compartment...

I've heard you can remove the side compartment "box" to gain access on some RVs. I haven't seen that to be the case on my Tiffin (at least it is not obvious). Anyone know if one or more of the rear...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-24-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By gatorcruz
OK here's an update. replaced the filter, got...

OK here's an update. replaced the filter, got new fuel and added some biobor. Took it out for a test drive yesterday and experienced the engine cutting out again. It stops briefly and the stop...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-12-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By gatorcruz
I've got one extra and may pick up another before...

I've got one extra and may pick up another before hitting the road. Thanks.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By gatorcruz
picked up a bottle of biobor at westmarine today....

picked up a bottle of biobor at westmarine today. will be adding it and taking for a run in a few days when the weather clears up. i'll post an update and let everyone know if my "stop engine" and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-11-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,162
Posted By gatorcruz
Fuel Filter is Black?

Changed the fuel filter and decided to cut it open to check the condition of the element. I have been getting an "stop engine" light and derate condition recently and fuel delivery issue was a...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-16-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,504
Posted By gatorcruz
Max I agree... but I experienced a "derate"...

Max I agree... but I experienced a "derate" condition along with the light. I just can't imagine there wouldn't be a code stored for a derate scenario...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-16-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,504
Posted By gatorcruz
Received my Scanguage. Plugged it in to the dash...

Received my Scanguage. Plugged it in to the dash connector and it connected right up. However, it found no codes. There are no lights on either (they always went out as soon as I slowed down...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-12-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,432
Posted By gatorcruz
Thanks Kix, I'm just up A1A in Jax Bch. Ordered...

Thanks Kix, I'm just up A1A in Jax Bch. Ordered myself a scangauge and will pull a code before proceeding.
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-12-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,504
Posted By gatorcruz
Just ordered a Scangauge D after reading some...

Just ordered a Scangauge D after reading some reviews from other RV owners. Seems like a sensible first option to try. Will try to update my post with the results of the scan after I get it...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-12-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,432
Posted By gatorcruz
What warning were you experiencing to let you...

What warning were you experiencing to let you know that sensor needed replacing? I'm getting an intermittent "stop engine" light and some have suggested it may be the coolant overflow reservoir...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-12-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,504
Posted By gatorcruz
Cummins Code Reader

I have an intermittent "stop engine" light that came on a few miles from home the other day. After pulling over and checking everything I made it home at slow speed. The light seemed to come on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,063
Posted By gatorcruz
Ramco-Eng 9000 Mirror removal

Had an encounter with an invisible fence and need to replace my DL mirror. Problem is that tiffin used nuts and bolts and as soon as you get them slightly loose, it just spins and won't back off.
...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-12-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,277
Posted By gatorcruz
Florida to Nashville (avoiding Atlanta)

Looking for feedback on a good route (4 lanes preferably) from FL to Nashville. We have always taken 1-75 through Atlanta (shortest) but would love to find a more pleasant/scenic option even if it...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-07-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By gatorcruz
Tracvision L2 IRD?

Looking for confirmation from users who are successfully using the L2... which IRD model# are you using from direct tv or dish?

Thanks.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-03-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By gatorcruz
well, it was a burned up motor. replaced it and...

well, it was a burned up motor. replaced it and it is working again. still didn't locate the control box yet but tiffin called me back and said to check between the rails inside the pass-through...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,697
Posted By gatorcruz
Hrdestiny, what was the final out come... motor...

Hrdestiny, what was the final out come... motor or control box? I'm having a similar issue.

Thanks.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-23-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By gatorcruz
It will certainly help limit my search area. I...

It will certainly help limit my search area. I can't believe i haven't been able to locate it. I'm trouble shooting why my system won't work and need to check the fuses on the control box.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-23-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,685
Posted By gatorcruz
HWH leveling sys control box

Any idea where the 8" control box is located on my coach? 02 Allegro bus 40op

Thanks
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-15-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By gatorcruz
Found it... right where you said Debbie. ...

Found it... right where you said Debbie.

Thank you.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,169
Posted By gatorcruz
propane detector " sniffer" location

Can't find where it is; 02 allegro bus 40op. Any ideas?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By gatorcruz
Ah... good to know Rick. The quick reference...

Ah... good to know Rick. The quick reference said turn key to On. I'll try turning it to accessories.... makes sense.

Thanks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By gatorcruz
HWH Computerized Leveling Alarm

Just bought a new rig and I'm unfamiliar with the hwh computerized leveling system. It appears to be working and jacks the rv up level but an alarm ( high pitched) sounds as soon as the Jacks start...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-21-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,566
Posted By gatorcruz
you are amazing... if only you had seen my post...

you are amazing... if only you had seen my post earlier. this forum is the best.

I finally determined that the outside outlet was causing the problem. it has been raining too so that made things...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-21-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,566
Posted By gatorcruz
GFCI at Vanity keeps tripping

Looking for any help on this... the outlet at the vanity keeps tripping. There are 6 additional outlets down stream. Nothing is plugged into any of them. I have replaced the outlet and still...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-06-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,052
Posted By gatorcruz
Oldusedbear came to the rescue and all is well! ...

Oldusedbear came to the rescue and all is well! It actually went out the Shop where I am having the tires balanced... they are a "spring and brake" shop and they didn't know what was wrong. I went...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-03-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,052
Posted By gatorcruz
Update. Took it to a brake specialist - North...

Update. Took it to a brake specialist - North Florida Spring and Brake - actually found them through someone in this forum who recommended them, hopefully they know their stuff... couple city fire...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-27-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,052
Posted By gatorcruz
Auto Park Light came on

Driving east on I-10 towards Jax, FL today and noticed that the Auto Park brake light was on. Not sure when it came on... I pulled off at the next exit. Put it in Park and back in gear to see if it...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-25-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By gatorcruz
quick update... located the source of the burning...

quick update... located the source of the burning smell and what I'm certain is the electric draw... it was the Aux Radiator Fan... the plug was shorted and burned up. going to replace it and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-25-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By gatorcruz
Installed new Alternator... started it up and let...

Installed new Alternator... started it up and let it run for approximately 15 minutes. Same thing... volts drop... followed by burning rubber smell and then some smoke... ????

I'm thinking it is...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-25-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By gatorcruz
I'm going to swap out the Alternator as I can't...

I'm going to swap out the Alternator as I can't think of any other options... Problem occurs like clock work.

I pulled the old on and will let you know what happens after I install the new...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-24-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By gatorcruz
OK... I've been able to reproduce the problem...

OK... I've been able to reproduce the problem twice now... letting it idle in the driveway with the AC running so there is a draw on the system.

After about 20 minutes the Volts drop all the way...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-23-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,614
Posted By gatorcruz
Smoke and burning rubber smell

had a new alternator belt installed recently. took it out for a test drive this evening for first time since new belt. she ran good... got her up to 70 on the highway for several miles. after i...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-05-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By gatorcruz
Great input... Thank you all. Those are exactly...

Great input... Thank you all. Those are exactly the kinds of links and reference I was searching for...

This forum is awesome.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-04-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By gatorcruz
Need Part # - Alt Belt

Was told that the part number i needed for the Alt Belt was 25060525... but when I look it up on the NAPA site it says;

Product Line: NAPA Belts & Hoses
Comments: Except Motor Home Chassi
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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-03-2009, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By gatorcruz
Those were pretty much my thoughts exactly... ...

Those were pretty much my thoughts exactly...

So, you will call around lunch time and try to get reservations for what ever CG you find in the vicinity of your 4:00 PM arrival/destination?

What...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 06-03-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By gatorcruz
Where to stay when making time

Hoping to take the family out west this summer for a couple of weeks, from Florida. Would like to maximize our time out west.

How many miles a day would you consider doing a day?
Would you...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-03-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,521
Posted By gatorcruz
That's a good price! Did you use a pickle...

That's a good price!

Did you use a pickle fork or ball joint separator?
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