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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By xbigblue
DtBt, I did send "thanks" to you via the...

DtBt,

I did send "thanks" to you via the canned "thanks" but I want to make my thanks visible to other forum followers. The images are pretty much exactly what we need. So happy you had the link...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-07-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By xbigblue
1999 Monaco Exec Air schematics

Looking for some help, Monaco seems unable to provide. I have a 1999 Monaco 40' Executive with the Cummins M11. I bought it cheap two years ago and it ran well enough to make it home to GA from FL....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-31-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By xbigblue
That is worth a try. I still have the original...

That is worth a try. I still have the original motor, as well as the new one. Although, it is hard to imagine how the factory could have installed the bracketry bound to positive. Too dark now...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-31-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By xbigblue
No progress, thanks anyhow

Chad, we tried unplugging motor, power on at switch, does not blow fuse.

Twinboat, according to wiring diagram, motor gets its ground through the harness (white wire in harness directly from a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-30-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By xbigblue
Thumbs down '99 Monaco 40' Exec blows wiper fuse

Windshield wipers inoperative since we bought this coach, long chase trying to find answers. Trouble-shot switch wiring, no trouble found; found power at motor harness so figured motor bad and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-15-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
Found the ECU, no diagnostic connector nearby

I found the ECU thanks to info on its location. Regrettably, no evidence of a diagnostic plug like the ones up front (one under dash, one in front run panel) anywhere near the ECU nor anywhere else...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-14-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
Kurt, & Steve, Thanks for new info that keeps...

Kurt, & Steve,
Thanks for new info that keeps me hoping that I will find a connector that actually transmits data the Scangauge D will recognize for the values I want. Hate to send it back if it...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-13-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
Thanks for info

Hi Kurt,
Thanks for the detailed post. I have the May 1998 wiring diagrams, had been looking at them yesterday on the Hillam controls page. I understand a bit more each time I study this page. ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-12-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
Scangauge D looks like a no-go

I talked to Scangauge phone tech support but did not get much real help. Lady advised that maybe what I have found isn't a good connection or it isn't a real connection for the ECU diagnostics. So...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-09-2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
I sent thanks to Kurt for his info; for others...

I sent thanks to Kurt for his info; for others who are pursuing this discussion my engine does say "M11 450 E+" on data plate so in theory the Scanguage D should be able to talk to engine/ECU. Will...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-08-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
Question Where is that data plate?

Kurt, thanks for info on your M11. Do you recall where that data plate is on the engine? I have not seen it yet on mine. Cummins folks told me to look on top of valve cover but that was just a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-07-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
I found some info at Cummins Quikserve website...

I found some info at Cummins Quikserve website earlier but can't find it again. I recall that the data for my M11 engine serial no. indicated it was built by Cummins in 1997, if that helps identify...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-07-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By xbigblue
Maybe can help on Turn Signal Wiring

Steve, I have turn signal wiring diagrams for my 1999 Monaco Executive 40' in paper form, 2 pages. If you think that would be helpful, I can scan and send as email attachment to you. Private...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-05-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,634
Posted By xbigblue
Puzzle: Scangauge D on 1999 Monaco Exec

My Scangauge D was delivered yesterday and I gave it a try in the Exec today. Not very encouraging. The required plug under the dash (fits OK) does not show anything at all on the Scangauge D. ...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-04-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,610
Posted By xbigblue
Smile Want to consider Older?

We flat towed a series of Mazda 626's - 1986, 1995, 1997, all with 5 speed manual transmission. Absolutely no problems, pretty light, do not know exact weight. Cheap, roomy, economical, and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-27-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By xbigblue
The Scangauge D

Thanks again for the Scangauge D recommendation. I found it online at Advance Auto Parts at $159, with a special deal today of $40 credit for online purchase, net 119 bucks. Whattadeal!:)
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-27-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By xbigblue
Smile Oil Press and Boost answers

Scotialaddie - thanks for tip on Scangauge D. Looks like a great product from their website, I was looking a while back for comparable info product for my Acura MDX when I had trans fluid overheat -...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-26-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By xbigblue
Oil Pressure Gauge, Turbo Boost Gauge not working

Hi,

Making progress on shooting bugs in the 1999 Monaco Exec. Found a good tech who will come on site . Two bugs that are lower priority (one lower, one still high) are that there is no gauge...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-26-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By xbigblue
Quicker Drying

We had the vented model of the Splendide in our Bounder, my wife loved it. But she quickly learned that you have to do all the washing loads and set them aside, then come back and do the drying...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-17-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By xbigblue
Just another thought - deciphering VIN is...

Just another thought - deciphering VIN is sometimes not easy as they are very hard to read on some RV labels. Maybe there is a typo and that's why "no Match"?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-17-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By xbigblue
Seems to me - VIN assigned at Factory is forever...

Seems to me - VIN assigned at Factory is forever the VIN. I don't know of any free sites to check VIN maybe others do. If you want to spend some money, CARFAX MAY track RV's, I am not sure. If...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 11-17-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By xbigblue
Suggestion

I recall seeing discussions about getting cable off the roof into the rig or storage bins and the refrigerator vent was used. You might check yours for usability.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By xbigblue
Smile Thanks for the roses

Amazing, all the places there are where a CCI Team resides. We are on our third pup, first one is a Golden serving as a hearing dog; second is a black lab type in professional training now; and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-16-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By xbigblue
Oil for the 460

Our 1998 Bounder 36S was built on a 1997 Ford chassis with the fuel injected 460. I changed the oil myself its whole life with us up to 107K miles, always used a K&N racing type filter and a good...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-16-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,852
Posted By xbigblue
Angry Snotty Campground Owners/Managers

Don't we just love the campground owners and/or managers that tell us we are not "nice" enough or "new" enough to stay in their precious parks. We had that happen in Denver some years ago with our...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-14-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By xbigblue
Windshield Wiper Motor Wiring Info Needed

Hi all, I've run searches but don't find what I need in the forum. My windshield wipers on the 1999 Executive are non-working. I found I had one wire "hot" (12V) in the plug going to wiper...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,643
Posted By xbigblue
Wow, a post like this scares the daylights out of...

Wow, a post like this scares the daylights out of me. So sorry to hear of a real tragedy like that. Our newly bought 1999 Executive has 158,000 miles on it but seems to run quite well. It is a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,293
Posted By xbigblue
Ah, but what about the personal labor to do this...

Ah, but what about the personal labor to do this job? My "new" (1999) Monaco loses air when sitting down to about 30-40 PSI then stops the loss. I am guessing it must be the airbags, seems like if...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By xbigblue
Smile Many thanks for all the responses. This is a...

Many thanks for all the responses. This is a heck of a forum - others I've been on never get this kind of traffic and quick response.

It worked as I thought - partly. I was able to lift coach...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,132
Posted By xbigblue
I second the overweight analysis

My earlier 1998 Bounder 36S on a Ford chassis with the wonderful old 460 engine was only rated at towing 3500 lbs. Reading all these posts confirm that even if the coach or the hitch is rated 5000...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 718
Posted By xbigblue
Need wisdom on Jacks

Just recently acquired 40' 1999 Monaco Executive, high mileage mechanic's special. Regrettably, I am not the mechanic I thought I was any longer. Too many years elapsed.

Finding that the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-11-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,101
Posted By xbigblue
Smile Looks like you have the basics right. I10 west...

Looks like you have the basics right. I10 west of N.O. is fair to good in LA but how are you gonna avoid it unless you resort to the Old U.S. highway system (some of which are darned nice and in...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-11-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,385
Posted By xbigblue
Smile CDL's and Motorhome

My wife and I drove for Schneider National Carriers as a team after I retired. After we tired of the nonsense in trucking we quit but have always kept our CDL's current, except for the annual...
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