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Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-18-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By DC21
Have driven this many times and it is not an...

Have driven this many times and it is not an issue for a Class A with toad. Just take your time and you will be fine
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 12-25-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,821
Posted By DC21
Using TST with color monitor and even with a...

Using TST with color monitor and even with a couple of shortfalls, I really like it. Shortfalls are the monitor needs to be brighter as it is difficult to read in daylight and you cant leave it...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 12-15-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 770
Posted By DC21
Follow what your coach mfg recommends. That can...

Follow what your coach mfg recommends. That can very by mfg. I have a 2019 Newmar Ventana and the documentation says to put the slides out first then level.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-07-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By DC21
Its a piece of junk. Range is very poor. Regret...

Its a piece of junk. Range is very poor. Regret choosing it as an way over priced option. Going back to the batwing as soon as I have a chance
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-29-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,616
Posted By DC21
Looks like you may be in the Phoenix area. If...

Looks like you may be in the Phoenix area. If so, stay away from the Phoenix Newmar dealer. Give Tom Lindstrom a call. I highly recommend him. I purchased two coaches from him and have not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-17-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 58,138
Posted By DC21
kpecks, if it were me I would not change my...

kpecks, if it were me I would not change my purchase plans.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-17-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 58,138
Posted By DC21
Been through the big corporate buys smaller...

Been through the big corporate buys smaller private company twice in my career. Winnebago purchased Newmar, not the other way around. It will take some time but they will instill " The Winnebago...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-17-2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By DC21
I looks at both late last year and ended up going...

I looks at both late last year and ended up going with the Nighthawk. I personally find the lights a questionable feature. They are pretty but I have not found them useful or practical. The...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-17-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,561
Posted By DC21
Actually its fairly easy to remove the seal and...

Actually its fairly easy to remove the seal and put it back on without anyone knowing the difference. I wont say how here but its real simple. This is why I always use the tester, its the only way...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 58,138
Posted By DC21
It will be a year or so after the close before...

It will be a year or so after the close before anyone knows what the future holds. Been through two of these corporation buys private company and if things follow their normal course, in a year...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 527
Views: 58,138
Posted By DC21
Corporate America today is about executive...

Corporate America today is about executive bonuses. Customers and shareholders are well down the list of importance :):)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 58,138
Posted By DC21
Lets face it, Newmar's quality in workmanship has...

Lets face it, Newmar's quality in workmanship has already taken a real hit in the last couple of years. Which would lead one to think there were a lot of unhappy employee's on the production line. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By DC21
Get your unit to a service center as soon as...

Get your unit to a service center as soon as possible to have everything checked out on the slide. Don't rely on Newmars phone diagnosis as absolute.

Although I believe your FWS is different than...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-26-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By DC21
The park is open 365 days a year. Going to the...

The park is open 365 days a year. Going to the sun road will close when snow hits but you can gain access to the park both from the east and west. Not sure if any of the campgrounds are open year...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By DC21
Agree, Freightliner would be the place. They do...

Agree, Freightliner would be the place. They do great work. South of the 10 on 99th Ave
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By DC21
Attached is photo of the thermos switch that...

Attached is photo of the thermos switch that failed on my Ventana. Have no idea where it is mounted but suspect its somewhere in my generator compartment
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 554
Posted By DC21
If they have not already done so, have them test...

If they have not already done so, have them test the Thermo Switch, its a Newmar part in the dash air system that has a high failure rate.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By DC21
Sorry, there was no part number on the paperwork,...

Sorry, there was no part number on the paperwork, it was just listed as " Switch Therm". I have the old part but it has no markings on it. Sorry, wish I had more info to help
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 647
Posted By DC21
Recently had same problem on my Ventana. On the...

Recently had same problem on my Ventana. On the way to have it checked out the AC simply stopped cooling. They found a bad thermostatic switch which is a Newmar part in the dash AC system, and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-15-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By DC21
Mine is controlled by the GFI in the bath. Check...

Mine is controlled by the GFI in the bath. Check the GFI carefully as Newmar does not use quality GFI's. My vacuum would not work a few weeks ago and we found the GFI to be defective. Replace the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-14-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By DC21
Looks like nothing more than a reprint of...

Looks like nothing more than a reprint of marketing material so usefulness is suspect
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-07-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By DC21
Just another example of Newmar ripping owners off.

Just another example of Newmar ripping owners off.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-31-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By DC21
Both manufacturers are two of the better out...

Both manufacturers are two of the better out there but that doesn't mean they don't have initial quality issues. But both have solid histories of taking care of problems in the warranty period. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By DC21
I have the flow through sensors on my 2019...

I have the flow through sensors on my 2019 Ventana and love them. So much easier to add air more precisely than the cap sensors I had on my previous coach.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-27-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By DC21
Avoid the Phoenix Newmar dealer if you can. For...

Avoid the Phoenix Newmar dealer if you can. For Newmar coach issues go to Freedom RV in Tucson. Been there several times and they provide excellent service and work. For chassis or engine service...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By DC21
We live in Phoenix. Our coach has two 15,000 btu...

We live in Phoenix. Our coach has two 15,000 btu units. IMO and experience its not enough for us this time of year. On days over about 106 both units will run constantly and keep the coach about 79...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-09-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,665
Posted By DC21
Unless you like 4-6 months of real heat and...

Unless you like 4-6 months of real heat and 300.00 to 400.00 monthly summer utility bills, I would stay to higher elevations in Az. Also there are many costs to Az that you generally don't think of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-02-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By DC21
Kings Aqua Pure for sanitizing holding tanks

https://kingswatersystems.com/index.html

Looking for comments from anyone familiar with or using this system to sanitize fresh water tanks. If it does what it says it would seem to be more...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-26-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,403
Posted By DC21
Rev Roy. Yep Desert Autoplex is a poor dealer in...

Rev Roy. Yep Desert Autoplex is a poor dealer in many respects and I wont let them make any dollars if I can help it. Did not buy coach from them either, ( too many "used car" tactics). Oh, I...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-23-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 901
Posted By DC21
My 2019 came from FL with an OAT anti-freeze and...

My 2019 came from FL with an OAT anti-freeze and sticker indicates to use only OAT and not mix with others. Supposedly good for 600,000 miles based on comments made at Camp Freightliner
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,403
Posted By DC21
Not my experience. Newmar has repeatedly insisted...

Not my experience. Newmar has repeatedly insisted that the unit be taken to a Newmar service center ( dealer ) for warranty work. They even refused to let NIRV in Phoenix do warranty work even...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 12,403
Posted By DC21
Sorry to hear of your issues. I'm on my second...

Sorry to hear of your issues. I'm on my second Newmar and likely my last. My 2019 Ventana has had nothing but one problem after another since new in December. I too have to drive a great distance...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By DC21
They are not worth the paper they are written on....

They are not worth the paper they are written on. Just call Newmar with your coach number when you have a question
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By DC21
Was at the Las Vegas location two weeks ago when...

Was at the Las Vegas location two weeks ago when a cargo door latch issue came up while passing through town. Called them and the said bring it by. Although they didn't have a part in stock to fix,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-08-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By DC21
Thank you Red Baron 73

Thank you Red Baron 73
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-08-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By DC21
Sounds exactly what I'm dealing with. Thanks for...

Sounds exactly what I'm dealing with. Thanks for the input Sherry. Going to check the hinges today and try to avoid a 150 mile drive to a dealer
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-07-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By DC21
Thank you Don. Your guidance is a tremendous...

Thank you Don. Your guidance is a tremendous help and much appreciated.
Yes the door is drooping just on the wet bay door, ( paint graphics do not align). No door damage so I will check the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-07-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By DC21
2019 Ventana Wet Bay Door

2019 Ventana with electronic locking.

Long story short, The door to my wet bay would not close and latch this past weekend. Taped it closed to get home. Pieces of latch were bent and broken off....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By DC21
Talked to Newmar this morning and they talked to...

Talked to Newmar this morning and they talked to KIB. KIB has some procedures to follow to pinpoint the problem but Newmar wants those performed at a service center and not by me. So I have will...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-08-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By DC21
Stuart, yes there is more than one switch and...

Stuart, yes there is more than one switch and they are back lighted. Switch at entrance door and in bedroom have same result, no living area lights. Ceiling lights in bedroom and bath work fine. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-07-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By DC21
Yes, they are good. Since the lights just quit...

Yes, they are good. Since the lights just quit with no sort of warning that was the first thing I assumed but fuse was good
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-06-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By DC21
Ceiling LED Lights not Working

2019 Ventana, six months old. This morning the ceiling LED lights would not come on in the living area. Bedroom, bath work ok, just the living area is not coming on. Any suggestions on things I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-06-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,045
Posted By DC21
Have the problem on my 2019 Ventana which is...

Have the problem on my 2019 Ventana which is outside the recall. Newmar CS does a good job of acting surprised. Everyone just kept telling me to slam the door harder, acting like the problem was me....
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-20-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By DC21
Gary, I'm the same and agree, I have used 303...

Gary, I'm the same and agree, I have used 303 forever. Brought that fact up to the Michelin engineer and he repeated that Michelin does not recommend usage of any brand of protectant. He did...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-20-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
Posted By DC21
For what its worth, Just sat through a seminar...

For what its worth, Just sat through a seminar put on by a factory Michelin engineer at a rally. A lot of time was spent on tire life and he indicated 7 to 10 years is possible with RV tires with...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-18-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By DC21
Agree the product is a good product but their...

Agree the product is a good product but their dealer network is not very good. So if you can't install it yourself you are out of luck in many major markets. They don't even have a dealer/installer...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By DC21
This is the reason I did not go with NSA. They...

This is the reason I did not go with NSA. They have a very weak dealer network and don't seem to care when I talked to them
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-07-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 396
Posted By DC21
Live in Phoenix area and Just had this done last...

Live in Phoenix area and Just had this done last month for a DP and Ford Focus. Shopped around at independent RV shops and they all were close to 5 grand, including supplemental brake system. In...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By DC21
Ken, bruceisla . Thanks guys. Much appreciated...

Ken, bruceisla . Thanks guys. Much appreciated info and much more than Newmar was willing to give out.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-28-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By DC21
Have been having problem with door popping open...

Have been having problem with door popping open while underway. Newmar has been of little help but in working with PTL we have determined that it is not just an issue of "Slamming The Door Harder"...
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