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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-24-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By Qwert66
For this specific case I stand by the comment...

For this specific case I stand by the comment that disconnecting the solenoid power is not necessary and in fact energizing the coil is necessary to close the contacts prior to checking. I agree...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By Qwert66
No problem doing the resistance check while...

No problem doing the resistance check while connected and requires no removal of wires. A basic understanding of I=E/R is in order here.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 765
Posted By Qwert66
A simple resistance check across the big studs on...

A simple resistance check across the big studs on your combiner solenoid (when closed) will tell you if their dirty and need cleaning.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 985
Posted By Qwert66
Grand Canyon

Trailer village for a week (planned very early for reservations) is our recommendation if you have the time. If driving up from Williams to the park expect delays at the parks entrance. Convenience...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-08-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 428
Posted By Qwert66
Yes our 1999 MADP has 105 fresh tank. Typical for...

Yes our 1999 MADP has 105 fresh tank. Typical for a 40í pusher in the Newmar lineup.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-03-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Qwert66
Everything plastic and rubber. Some even use it...

Everything plastic and rubber. Some even use it on their engine hoses. Donít forget your wipers and coolant tanks if exposed to rear sunlight. Clear plastic sight glasses for hydraulics fluid.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By Qwert66
Drivers side window leak.

If you are talking the tall slightly triangle window ahead of the power window. In your case the glass has come un glued to the frame at the bottom. If you are inside and push out on the glass you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-31-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By Qwert66
BIRD v1 Manual? (Chassis Batteries Draining)

Keeping those new chassis batteries up should be your first priority. Using a battery jumper cable (or any large metal shunt/wire) across those 2 big lugs of the isolator relay will force the chassis...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,274
Posted By Qwert66
97 Mountain Aire pusher location of HWH leveler control box

Another option (worked on our 1999) was using a large adjustable wrench to slightly bend the metal bracket that the sensor mounted to. A little trial and error and now much happier. Ours seems to act...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-17-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 32,660
Posted By Qwert66
Eating popcorn on this one.......

Eating popcorn on this one.......
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-14-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,274
Posted By Qwert66
Our hwh control box is located on the inside...

Our hwh control box is located on the inside firewall ahead of the drivers left foot
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By Qwert66
Having a cold air vent pointed towards the...

Having a cold air vent pointed towards the temperature sensor can cause this. Redirect the deflector and/or try some blue painters tape over the thermocouple sensor at the wall and see if things...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-08-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,274
Posted By Qwert66
We have a 1999 MADP Mountain Aire, Questions, you...

We have a 1999 MADP Mountain Aire, Questions, you can PM me with a post title as I may not come back to this post. Itís better to answer posts on threads to help everyone vs PMing.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-06-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 544
Posted By Qwert66
Shower too hot

Have to ask, Is the shower flow the same for the full hot setting vs the full cold setting? A bucket and timer may help.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-04-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Qwert66
On our 1999 MADP the 2 ctsy light switches...

On our 1999 MADP the 2 ctsy light switches operate as 3 way switches and not in a master/slave configuration. Just a FYI.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 692
Posted By Qwert66
If future resale is a consideration, we would ...

If future resale is a consideration, we would highly recommend the residential.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By Qwert66
We carry plastic dinner plates after having the...

We carry plastic dinner plates after having the same experience. We push them into the ground by the spray heads and hope/pray for calm winds. Agreed it would be nice to know from the campground...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By Qwert66
Bay Star full wall slide - locking arm bent!!

Do not try to force open that slide. We would recommend trying to unbolt the bent arm(s) for that end of the slide prior to opening to allow you to enjoy your stay. The lock arm at the other end of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By Qwert66
Need to identify Fan-tastic vent model

That plunger switch under the lid is known to corrode in its mounting which acts to complete the circuit - just a FYI easy to remove the switch nut under the lid, clean and retighten. On our 20 year...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-31-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By Qwert66
The model / sn will be on a sticker on the main...

The model / sn will be on a sticker on the main fan motor as seen from the top.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 393
Posted By Qwert66
On-off on off on off off off rear view camera

Ref 1999 MADP. Our camera would go out and when it did so did the drivers power window. The cause was a bad/cold solder joint on a fixed relay located on the chassis fuse panel. The attached picture...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-29-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By Qwert66
Chassis Battery - Parasitic draw?

45 minutes may not be enough to bring the battery bank from 12.3 to full charges, just saying. Switching off or pulling fuses can help identify individual parasitic locations. Holding charge...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-23-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,098
Posted By Qwert66
No salt goes into your coach. Typically the salt...

No salt goes into your coach. Typically the salt brine goes down the sewer hole with your provided garden hose. Because the flow of the flush is minimal so is the water usage over the 15-30 min...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-23-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,098
Posted By Qwert66
Portable Water Softener - A MUST HAVE FOR ALL

Other options for adding the regen salt is through an inverted whole house filter canister without the element. Our process is to remove the cap, very slowly add water while adding salt when itís not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-23-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,098
Posted By Qwert66
Portable Water Softener - A MUST HAVE FOR ALL

The included test strips let you to know when to regenerate then experience will help for a given location. We always test a new parks water prior to hookup. The test strips are also available on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-23-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,098
Posted By Qwert66
We use the blue camco in line filter prior to our...

We use the blue camco in line filter prior to our water softener. Personally we donít understand why anyone would risk fouling their resin with unfiltered always questionable RV park water. In...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-26-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,763
Posted By Qwert66
We use our iPhone level feature when needing...

We use our iPhone level feature when needing another opinion.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,275
Posted By Qwert66
Wishing everyone great service wherever they...

Wishing everyone great service wherever they require it. Glad to hear positive comments in an industry that really varies in performance. That being said we avoid certain service centers like the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-21-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By Qwert66
"Excess slope" light on...at Camp Newmar

The sensor for level is not perfect in repeatability and reproducibility and therefore depending from which direction the sensor is approached it will be off slightly when it considers itself level...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Qwert66
TV antenna booster location on my 2002 DSDP 4097

On our 1999 MADP 4080 itís located in the overhead cabinet ahead of the driver, behind the coax cable switch box. Itís a small box with coax in/out and 2 12vdc leads. Our switch for the amp is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Qwert66
Generator shuts down.

Changing the fuel filter is a small price to pay to rule out that possibility. Floating particles and load based fuel consumption may have come into phase. If anything it wonít hurt and one more...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-04-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By Qwert66
Mid coach speakers

On our 1999MADP the kitchen speakers only work from the Sony Unit in the overhead cabinet as the rear speakers in a 5.1 configuration and/or the ďbĒ switched speakers (fronts are ďaĒ relative to the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-04-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By Qwert66
We prefer to keep our front tires on the ground...

We prefer to keep our front tires on the ground after leveling and in some cases that's not possible so we also drive up on them (45 angle on the ends of 2 x 10's 18-24" long) when needed. If you are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By Qwert66
As mentioned use and understand EVERYTHING. Think...

As mentioned use and understand EVERYTHING. Think about it, whatever you donít find is money in the dealers pocket.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-18-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 723
Posted By Qwert66
Spartan has 50 amp outside sites that you will...

Spartan has 50 amp outside sites that you will leave your coach in. Then they take them from there for service. Just ask for them to plug it in during service and upon return to the outside space....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 736
Posted By Qwert66
Next lets consider if the genny has isolated...

Next lets consider if the genny has isolated ground to common (3 wire) or if their tied together at the genny.
OP states 30 amp 3 wire on the genny but doesn't state if its isolated or not.
In that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-15-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,409
Posted By Qwert66
If both dump valves are open or leaking and no...

If both dump valves are open or leaking and no sewer hose hooked up that could explain why both are filling. I would look for a leaking toilet if you see no water evidence in the sinks, showers.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-05-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By Qwert66
I don't know anyone that welds with #6 wire for...

I don't know anyone that welds with #6 wire for the stinger or the ground. Learned something new if that's the case. Being a welder we talk about aut gages like 2/0 and 4/0 not to be confused with 2...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-02-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 576
Posted By Qwert66
Hot Water System Operation

Are you assuming that the red light next to the propane switch stays on when the switch is on? If so this is not the case. The next time you hear the heater running on propane you could turn the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-17-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Qwert66
House batteries not charging while driving

First thing I would check is the water level in the house batteries. Second thing I would check is the resistance across the isolation relays contacts when 12vdc is applied to said relay. Third...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 679
Posted By Qwert66
You will never be happy filling your tank with a...

You will never be happy filling your tank with a 0.5 micron filter unless you are very very very patient. Even when new the flow restriction is limiting and will only get more limited based on the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-27-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,699
Posted By Qwert66
Hearth side in Petoskey, MI

Hearth side in Petoskey, MI
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-24-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,038
Posted By Qwert66
Yes we use one. Please do the same for MY safety...

Yes we use one. Please do the same for MY safety when we run into each other.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By Qwert66
Door Question

PTL Engineering in Lapeer, Michigan will have the parts as they make the door. We used them for 1999 MADP door parts.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-05-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 710
Posted By Qwert66
Ceiling speakers.

Our 1999 MADP has a cabinet 5.1 stereo and a dash radio/cd/cassette. As stated the dash players rear/fade controls the bedroom speakers when bedroom switches are on. The kitchen speakers are only on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-05-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By Qwert66
Basement Heat

On our 1999 MADP 4080 the return air from the wet bay comes back into the coach through a small vent below the shower door. If you have a similar vent you could check air flow with a small lighter in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-01-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,334
Posted By Qwert66
HWH auto leveling system

It would help if you describe if itís the red or yellow lights that are on. The level sensor on our 1999 MADP 4080 is outside under the passenger seat mounted to the bottom of the floor.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-29-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 973
Posted By Qwert66
Your battery cutoff switch will need to be turned...

Your battery cutoff switch will need to be turned on while plugged in to charge your batteries. Another portable battery charger could be used to confirm all your batteries are getting a charge. If...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-08-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Qwert66
The clearance lights are a known leak path for...

The clearance lights are a known leak path for water on that vintage coach. My bet is you water leak is from the lights and not the windshield. Been there done that on our 1999 twice so far. Newmar...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-05-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 280
Posted By Qwert66
Wiring Diagnostic Tips Needed for Shower Exhaust Fan & Front Day Shade

For the fan, there is a button switch pointing up that the lid depresses when closed. This switch allows the fan to run as the lid opens coming off the switch. This switch body is grounded through...
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