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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By ricere
No. The wires come straight out of the furnace...

No. The wires come straight out of the furnace under the refrigerator. No apparent obstruction. Could it be the thermostat?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By ricere
Furnace Fuse Keeps Blowing

The propane furnace in my 2006 Kountry Star DP has 2 5 amp fuses at the furnace. One 5 amp fuse is labeled fan and the other one is labeled thermostat. The furnace seems to run normally, but the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-28-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,987
Posted By ricere
We were in our coach one day and the generator...

We were in our coach one day and the generator started by itself. I don't have auto start. I cut the generator off and it has never happened again. Most likely a wild animal had gotten in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-28-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,987
Posted By ricere
I've had a couple of weird things happen. One...

I've had a couple of weird things happen. One day I turned it the kitchen florescent light on and the outside door steps came in. Turned light off, put steps out, turned light on again and the steps...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-14-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By ricere
Thanks for the information. I have a motor on...

Thanks for the information. I have a motor on order. Should be here in 3 days. Hopefully your information will help me with the installation of the new motor/gearbox.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-14-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 563
Posted By ricere
Slide out motor change

I didn't know about bolts working loose on slide out motors. Back in January at the Tampa RV Show, I even had a Newmar tech check all 4 slides to ensure they were operating properly. He said they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-02-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 696
Posted By ricere
Slide out Motor

My front passenger slide out didn't seem right while bringing it in today. Upon investigation, the slideout motor mounts were all broke. All 4 of them broke off the gear box. Has anyone ever had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 122,968
Posted By ricere
A friend and I took out our old Nevercolds and...

A friend and I took out our old Nevercolds and installed Samsung RF 18s in both coaches about a month ago. I love our RF 18. Be sure to secure your freezer door while going down the road. It WILL...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 122,968
Posted By ricere
Forgot to mention that I had to replace my...

Forgot to mention that I had to replace my control box for the HWH Jack's about 2 months ago.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 122,968
Posted By ricere
I also rebuilt my exhaust system last year. Saved...

I also rebuilt my exhaust system last year. Saved a bundle of $.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 122,968
Posted By ricere
A friend and I installed a residential...

A friend and I installed a residential refrigerator in each of our coaches in 4 days.

I have replaced the propane tank pressure regulator.

I have resealed and UV protected my roof.

I have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-21-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By ricere
I can't do that because my fridge has the plastic...

I can't do that because my fridge has the plastic housing on top with the control panel inside, bit I strapped it down in the back with a metal strap and the existing screws and secured the front...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By ricere
Thanks, guys. All coaches are different. All...

Thanks, guys. All coaches are different. All opinions are appreciated.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By ricere
Thanks. We have the back bolted to the floor via...

Thanks. We have the back bolted to the floor via a metal strap with existing screw in the back, and the front feet on L bracket braces. It is secure and tight, but will wiggle just a little bit when...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,228
Posted By ricere
Refrigerator Change Out

A friend and I changed out my old Nevercold refrigerator to a Samsung RF18 residential. The install looks great. I would like for the refrigerator to be completely unmovable while going down the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
I'm pretty sure it's my extended stay tank and it...

I'm pretty sure it's my extended stay tank and it doesn't belong to me. It belongs to my supplier. I'm sure they'll be happy to come out and replace the tank.....not. However, I'll give them a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
RV regulator.

RV regulator.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
Thanks. It looks like I may need to regulate my...

Thanks. It looks like I may need to regulate my extended stay tank to 15 psi before my TV regulator.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
Yes, I did.

Yes, I did.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
I have seen a lot of oil. This could be the...

I have seen a lot of oil. This could be the problem. What do I need to do to solve the problem?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
Nope. The regulator is installed properly and...

Nope. The regulator is installed properly and all I'm doing is removing the pressure from the outside tank and valving in the motorhome tank. Then the regulator clicks and starts leaking propane...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,077
Posted By ricere
Propane regulator

I have gone through 2 propane regulators in the past month, and today my new one just started leaking through the vent hole, the same as the one last month. These regulators are manufactured by...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By ricere
I don't have a smart steering wheel. However, I...

I don't have a smart steering wheel. However, I will check and see if I can find a control box. Before I ordered the wiper switch from Newmar, I asked a technician if there was a control module for...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By ricere
Windshield Wiper Function

The windshield wipers on my 2006 Kountry Star DP will not work on "intermittent". They work when the switch is on the slow speed and high speed modes, but when I turn the switch off, they stop where...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-05-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By ricere
I had my steps randomly retract, but I don't have...

I had my steps randomly retract, but I don't have auto door locks. However, I think you're experiencing the same thing I did. I called Newmar about my steps randomly retracting. They said they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-07-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By ricere
dead bolt

We're using the dead bolt now, but would like to have the regular door lock back. I would sure like to know what happened to it and why everything inside the lock looks OK, but I can't get it to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-06-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By ricere
Door Lock

The entrance door lock on our 2006 Kountry Star DP suddenly quit working when I was on the inside and my wife was on the outside. Suddenly we couldn't open the door from the inside or outside. It's a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By ricere
The thermostat wire is like a telephone wire. In...

The thermostat wire is like a telephone wire. In other words, the thermostat plugs in just like a telephone, so it would be very unlikely there is a short in that wire that just started suddenly. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By ricere
Thanks. I had no problem with the fuses. Since...

Thanks. I had no problem with the fuses. Since I have owned this coach almost 9 years, I know where they all are. I removed the fuses to stop the furnace as soon as the problem started. However,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By ricere
No it doesn't sound funny. Last year I had a...

No it doesn't sound funny. Last year I had a problem with the steps going in and out and found out it was a ballast. Since then, I removed all the ballasts and florescent bulbs and installed LEDs...
Forum: Vintage RV's 11-22-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,410
Posted By ricere
If it looks good, I would think they would very...

If it looks good, I would think they would very seldom turn one down for age. The key is how the RV looks (clean and shiny).
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By ricere
I removed the thermostat completely and it still...

I removed the thermostat completely and it still runs. Something is really out of whack.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By ricere
I have the thermostat off and it still runs. It...

I have the thermostat off and it still runs. It doesn't seem like the burner cycles. Seems like it keeps on burning all the time, unless I pull the fuse under the refrigerator. Then it cools down...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By ricere
Propane Furnace Will Not Cut Off

Help! We live in our coach full time in VA. Will be going to Florida in January, but cannot go before then for several reasons. The temperatures here are in the 20s at night (too cold for heat...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-29-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 40,846
Posted By ricere
So far I have had no problems with Advance...

So far I have had no problems with Advance Trac....yet.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By ricere
Wow. That's great.

Wow. That's great.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-28-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 40,846
Posted By ricere
Cnk, thanks for the info. What is the problem...

Cnk, thanks for the info. What is the problem with Advance Trac? Point me to where I can find it out. I have rotated my tires regularly and they seem to be wearing evenly, but fast. They will be...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-28-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 40,846
Posted By ricere
What brand of tires came on your truck? Mine...

What brand of tires came on your truck? Mine came with Goodyear Wrangler Radials. Seems all 4 are wearing out way too soon. They are wearing out smoothly and evenly, but quicker than I think they...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-25-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 40,846
Posted By ricere
Our truck wears front tires while towing. I...

Our truck wears front tires while towing. I suspect it is due to the wheels being hard to turn while towing. However, the truck tows well and tracks well. From my experience, nearly all vehicles...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4,094
Views: 1,013,994
Posted By ricere
I thought the Studebaker Museum in South Bend was...

I thought the Studebaker Museum in South Bend was very interesting, too. If you have never been there, and even if you didn't particularly like Studebaker cars, it is still interesting.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-29-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By ricere
I understand. I would have a hard time believing...

I understand. I would have a hard time believing it myself if I had not seen it first hand. I disconnected the connection to the remote start switch on the dash, greased it with dilectric grease...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-11-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By ricere
I can't send a picture, but the water was coming...

I can't send a picture, but the water was coming in through the seam between the basement floor and rear wall on my coach where the frame goes through the back wall. The water settled under the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-10-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,065
Posted By ricere
We are at a B&B and our coach is supposed to be...

We are at a B&B and our coach is supposed to be finished tomorrow with the basement repairs hub about in this thread. They installed new floors, wall, and carpet. They sealed all the seams and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-04-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4,094
Views: 1,013,994
Posted By ricere
We're at Camp Newmar now waiting for Monday,...

We're at Camp Newmar now waiting for Monday, April 7th. They'll have the coach in the shop for two or three days and we'll be staying in a B&B. But, we plan to be at the camp parking lot until...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-09-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 4,094
Views: 1,013,994
Posted By ricere
I thought they started producing the next year's...

I thought they started producing the next year's model after the July 4th holiday was over. When they will be debuted should not be too long after that.
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-07-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 17,696
Posted By ricere
So ... is there something similar to this change,...

So ... is there something similar to this change, or the Banks system, that can be used with a Gas engine? Specifically a Newmar Canyon Star or similar?
Kathryn :thumb:
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Yes. Go to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-07-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By ricere
[QUOTE="jdocter7;1917399"]While it could be a...

[QUOTE="jdocter7;1917399"]While it could be a mechanical issue, look for paw prints in the dust. Yeah, we did not believe it either till it happened to us. A feral cat turned ours on twice, and...
Forum: Full-Timers 02-07-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,662
Posted By ricere
I think you can change the Traveler from Direct...

I think you can change the Traveler from Direct to Dish, but I don't think you can change from Dish to Direct. However, I do believe you will need new L&Bs (receiving heads), a new dish, and a new...
Forum: Full-Timers 02-07-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,662
Posted By ricere
That's one reason we dropped Direct TV. We have...

That's one reason we dropped Direct TV. We have the Winegard Traveler multi-sat HD automatic rooftop dish (for Dish Network) and the Dish Network dual HD DVR receiver. We have had this set up for...
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