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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-20-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,582
Posted By joemcgin
Before you head out on the road with your toad,...

Before you head out on the road with your toad, try hooking up and unhooking a few times in a large empty parking lot. Have someone else drive it a short distance and make a big lazy turn to be sure...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-05-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 264
Posted By joemcgin
Just replaced my 20yo LP detector last month....

Just replaced my 20yo LP detector last month. Very easy to do as other's have said. Did a Google search on the model number I pulled out and it was a CCI Model 7770. Replaced with a Safe T Alert...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-05-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 912
Posted By joemcgin
If you get a Portable one that plugs into the...

If you get a Portable one that plugs into the Electric Post first, then plug your MH cord into that, be sure to lock it to the post. I had my Progressive 30A stolen in August and will be buying a new...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-05-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 493
Posted By joemcgin
Should be in your Owners Manual. If not, try a...

Should be in your Owners Manual. If not, try a Google search for your model & year and you may be able to find a brochure with the info. Can't tell if you have put your MH year old model in your...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-02-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By joemcgin
Sorry meant to include that it is the 7.4L Vortec...

Sorry meant to include that it is the 7.4L Vortec motor.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-02-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By joemcgin
2000 Workhorse Drive Belt question.

Hi all. Lost my drive belt Monday evening and had to call a Mobile Truck Repair company to bring one out. $48 belt cost $900 for the road call. Tech was great and had the new belt on in about an...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-19-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 503
Posted By joemcgin
Why not put a standard Thule bike carrier on your...

Why not put a standard Thule bike carrier on your Jeep? That's how we carry ours when we tow.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-17-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 772
Posted By joemcgin
On our 2000 Adventurer 32V on a Workhorse...

On our 2000 Adventurer 32V on a Workhorse Chassis, our Heater Fan is bound up and won't turn. This is a common problem and as we have no real reason to use it, it's not worth repairing.
...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-14-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 871
Posted By joemcgin
Regarding your speaker issue. If my TV/Radio...

Regarding your speaker issue. If my TV/Radio switch (Up in the cabinet where all of the Audio/Visual buttons are) is set to TV and rocker switch on the dashboard is in House position it will give a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 184
Posted By joemcgin
What did you find? Might help someone else....

What did you find? Might help someone else. Thanks.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-04-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By joemcgin
You may have to disconnect you Negative battery...

You may have to disconnect you Negative battery wire for long storage periods.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-04-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,912
Posted By joemcgin
Do you snore at night? It may not even be loud....

Do you snore at night? It may not even be loud. If you're suffering from Sleep Apnea then you never actually enter REM sleep stage. Your soft palate can close off your airway and continually...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By joemcgin
I had been smelling the same thing the last 2-3...

I had been smelling the same thing the last 2-3 times out in our MH. Was looking at buying a new Converter/Charger when I came across a thread here suggesting to check for a loose connection.

I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-23-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 190
Posted By joemcgin
2000 7.4L P0171 OBD Code

Hi all - have been having some low power issues for a little while and finally had the OBD Code pop up as P0171. https://www.obd-codes.com/p0171 Going to be doing some maintenance next week (Oil...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-18-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By joemcgin
Thank you all for the advice again as usual!...

Thank you all for the advice again as usual! Turns out that the Y connection that my green tank flush hose was hooked up to had a slow leak causing water to trickle into the Black Tank constantly. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-17-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By joemcgin
Breaker Vacuum Valve. Now to find one....

Breaker Vacuum Valve. Now to find one. 257175257176
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-17-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 435
Posted By joemcgin
Water leak from under bathroom sink

Hi all. Just noticed some water pooled on our bathroom floor. Traced it to the left side of this brass fitting under the sink. Tightened the plastic hose coming in from the left of the picture with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 612
Posted By joemcgin
Do you have a backup camera with volume? Found...

Do you have a backup camera with volume? Found mine turned up just a bit few years ago and only made noise at highway speeds. Took a while to figure out what the noise was.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-05-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By joemcgin
Nice. Thanks for sharing the fix.

Nice. Thanks for sharing the fix.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-04-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 683
Posted By joemcgin
Ford or Chevy Chassis? On my 2000 Adventurer...

Ford or Chevy Chassis? On my 2000 Adventurer Workhorse Chassis the slide only works with the actual parking brake button pulled out. The auto park will engage normally when put in park and the jacks...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-13-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 648
Posted By joemcgin
First step would be to contact your Insurance...

First step would be to contact your Insurance Adjustor. If the shop did substandard work they may be able to help.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-16-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By joemcgin
Thanks all for the replies. Ended up having a...

Thanks all for the replies. Ended up having a service center replace it yesterday.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-02-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By joemcgin
Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately at 6'...

Thanks for the suggestions. Unfortunately at 6' 6" and 300 lbs there no way I'm getting my shoulders or anything else through the part that houses the water pump and hoses.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-01-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By joemcgin
Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-01-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By joemcgin
Hi all, am having the same issue on my 2000...

Hi all, am having the same issue on my 2000 Adventurer 32V. I see no way to access the rear of the heater unit to check the connections. There is no access panel underneath or at the rear of the unit...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-01-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By joemcgin
What was the solution?

What was the solution?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-01-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By joemcgin
Should add that it is a 2000 Adventurer 32V...

Should add that it is a 2000 Adventurer 32V Workhorse Chassis.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-01-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By joemcgin
200 Adventurer Hot Water Tank Replacement

Hi all. Had my hot water tank fail over the winter. Picked up a replacement from PPL and am trying to figure out how to remove the old unit. How do you access the water lines and Motoraid lines to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,852
Posted By joemcgin
Bass Pro/Cabelas ...

Bass Pro/Cabelas

https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/bass-pro-shops-big-outdoorsman-xl-fold-up-chair
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-14-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,731
Posted By joemcgin
Unfortunately the Northeast AAA Club does not...

Unfortunately the Northeast AAA Club does not cover RV's so I dropped them and have had Good Sam for 4 years. Very happy with their 3-4 tows of my MH in the first year we owned it. Haven't had to use...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-21-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,556
Posted By joemcgin
Guess it depends on how you plan to use your MH....

Guess it depends on how you plan to use your MH. Are you taking month long trips or full timing? An oven may make sense to you then. Week long or weekend trips only? May not get much use then.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,114
Posted By joemcgin
Our 2 machines have no battery backup option so...

Our 2 machines have no battery backup option so need power all night long to function. Insurance company dictates what machines we are eligible for and do not offer one. Our rig is older and only has...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,401
Posted By joemcgin
Save your time and effort and pick up a Genturi....

Save your time and effort and pick up a Genturi. Love having ours.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2017, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,752
Posted By joemcgin
How will a single tank configuration work out for...

How will a single tank configuration work out for those who stay in full hookup sites for an extended period? My wife likes to take a long shower and I leave my gray tank open while at a full hookup...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,114
Posted By joemcgin
They might have some medical equipment like a...

They might have some medical equipment like a CPAP machine that needs electricity to run all night. The inverter on our coach only powers the plugs right at the front tv.

In full agreement that...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-29-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By joemcgin
Hikerdogs took the words right out of my fingers....

Hikerdogs took the words right out of my fingers. Our 2000 Adventurer did not have a left side sink cover when we bought it in 2013. Was shocked at the replacement cost as well. Not worth $250 to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 663
Posted By joemcgin
Have a local Agway that fills Propane tanks here....

Have a local Agway that fills Propane tanks here. Also have had good luck with a U-Haul rental center.

One place that won't fill our MH Propane tanks is BJ's.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,123
Posted By joemcgin
I am another happy Progessive Industries...

I am another happy Progessive Industries customer. Had my portable EMS-PT30C melt a plug and sent it in for a rebuild for $89. I knew it wouldn't be covered under warranty as it was my fault for not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-24-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By joemcgin
Is the person who did your inspection located...

Is the person who did your inspection located near you? If so I'd have them come by and explain why there is no 110 power to your tvs. Probably just one of the 100v circuit breakers are tripped.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-23-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By joemcgin
Sorry was reading your post on my phone at work...

Sorry was reading your post on my phone at work and must have missed that both units are 2015's. Still can't hurt to check out the date codes just to be sure. Enjoy!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-23-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 668
Posted By joemcgin
Check DOT date codes on the tires. Lots of info...

Check DOT date codes on the tires. Lots of info on here about finding and understanding the codes.

Camper tires don't usually wear out from mileage but rather age out instead. The most common...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,590
Posted By joemcgin
Thinking about relocating the switch to a much...

Thinking about relocating the switch to a much higher position on our MH. Grandchildren just love to play with the switches & I can see something like this happening to us. Glad you are ok.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,613
Posted By joemcgin
Mine!

Mine!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-20-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,002
Posted By joemcgin
You should copy this over to the...

You should copy this over to the Chassis/Workhorse section if a moderator doesn't do it for you. You will probably receive more help there as we all have the Chevy/Workhorse Chassis. Best of luck.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-20-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By joemcgin
Dropped AAA a few years ago as AAA Northeast does...

Dropped AAA a few years ago as AAA Northeast does not have any options to tow RV'S of any kind. Been with Good Sam and have been very happy with both the 4 or 5 MH tows & 3 personal auto tows we...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 123,606
Posted By joemcgin
Thanks to Roger and everyone in the Workhorse...

Thanks to Roger and everyone in the Workhorse Chassis forum I was able to replace the Rotten Green Switch and Light Switch on my Autopark Brake on my 2000 Winnebago Adventurer 32V.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By joemcgin
Frame rails on my 2000 Winnebago Adventurer on a...

Frame rails on my 2000 Winnebago Adventurer on a Workhorse Chassis for the jack stands.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-23-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,816
Posted By joemcgin
Get a set of Jack Stands that support more than...

Get a set of Jack Stands that support more than your Coach weighs. They must be used at least in pairs. I use my coach's HWH jacks to lift up the rig as far as they go after properly chocking the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-20-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,351
Posted By joemcgin
Just replaced the RGS Switch and the "Light...

Just replaced the RGS Switch and the "Light Switch " on my 2000 Workhorse 32V. Was getting the same issues and finally saw some fluid leaking on our driveway. Topped off with Dexron III while waiting...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,802
Posted By joemcgin
Check to see if you bumped the Battery Disconnect...

Check to see if you bumped the Battery Disconnect switch off. My 2000 Winnebago Adventurer 32V on the Workhorse Chassis has that switch in the entry stairwell and every time I open the cover to the...
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