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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-08-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,534
Posted By JT-RV
My 2018 Equinox is the first car I've ever owned...

My 2018 Equinox is the first car I've ever owned with so many convenient "try to think for you" electronic doo-dads that I find unpredictable cuz I'm an old-school, hand's-on guy. The car behaves...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-08-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,534
Posted By JT-RV
2018 Equinox Owner's Manual flat towing...

2018 Equinox Owner's Manual flat towing instructions (totally inadequate) doesn't mention this, but when I was flat-towing a Honda Fit, Honda recommended it. I would venture to say it wouldn't hurt...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-08-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,534
Posted By JT-RV
Flat Towing 2018 Equinox

Barbara RVs2 - Absolutely right! THX! I use the RVi3 brake system & its step-up also depressurizes the brake system. I learned the hard way what happens if depressurization is skipped (my $1,000...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-06-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,534
Posted By JT-RV
I've towed my 2018 Equinox (2WD with 6 speed...

I've towed my 2018 Equinox (2WD with 6 speed automatic transmission - the 9 speed tranny is NOT towable) thousands of miles & refined the procedure below over 7 months. I have the Premier model...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-06-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
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Views: 980
Posted By JT-RV
DOAK - Congrats on ordering a new RED . . . Along...

DOAK - Congrats on ordering a new RED . . . Along with DEF info, you'll get tons of users manuals / instructions, so get ready to read-up. Ditto previous comment . . . Coach will go into "limp" mode...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-03-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By JT-RV
Vanity Faucet "Foamy" Water-2016 Phaeton

Faucet in center position, full "on" water is VERY foamy/aerated, and low water flow. Flow about the same in full left & full right & center positions. Temp never better than "warm" regardless of...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-31-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton-Fridge Power Failure

Fridge worked fine on battery inverted power. Magnum Inverter control set to accept 50 amp service. Plugged RV into 50 amp shore power. Fridge goes dead in about 30-60 seconds. Fridge circuit...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-11-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,534
Posted By JT-RV
2018 Equinox Premier - Beeping In Accessory Mode - Pull Fuse

Lots of mentions of beeping for 30 min to 2 hrs when first towing. Anyone tried pulling a fuse to stop beeping . . . if yes, which one, and what else gets disabled? Thx in advance!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By JT-RV
2016 - Side Lights (Photo)

Figured out how to upload photo of the lights I'm talking about . . . Thx!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 772
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Side Exterior Lights

I thought these exterior side lights (just behind front entry door and near driver gas fill, top of wheel height), but can't get them to light at all . . . not when turn signals on, not when...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-29-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Hydraulic "Scare"

Did regular routine this AM - Started engine, after 1 min turned on cruise, tapped set so would idle closer to 1000 RPM, run about 5 min . . . Pressure gauges both over 100, slide light says "Slides...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-29-2017, 04:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,342
Posted By JT-RV
Agree with sheets description - Plus table can...

Agree with sheets description - Plus table can pullout/extends 15 when parked total 40 x 26 plus coulter over credenza. If you plan on working, get workstation/table/chair is best option in my...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-26-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Chassis / Engine Service

OK . . . novice question(s) . . .

1. For chassis warranty repairs, go to Tiffin or Freightliner or Cummins?

2. For engine warranty repairs?

3. For routine chassis and/or engine...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-26-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,819
Posted By JT-RV
Sorry if this idea is repetitive (I haven't read...

Sorry if this idea is repetitive (I haven't read all the posts even though this subject is very interesting), have you considered getting a gently used Phaeton vs a new gasser? Get all the bells &...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-26-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Night Driving

Wish I could get more / brighter visibility from headlights / highbeams . . . especially when I'm on roads with few street lights or other illumination (buildings, other cars, etc). Ideas? Thx!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-26-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By JT-RV
I received an informed opinion that the one piece...

I received an informed opinion that the one piece roof is adhered with adhesive, zig zagged, to prevent raising or flapping while traveling. It is not laminated totally and there will be wrinkles...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-20-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By JT-RV
Thx all! Keep those opinions / ideas coming . . .

Thx all! Keep those opinions / ideas coming . . .
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-20-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By JT-RV
Bob . . . Thx! Do you by. Any chance know Don's...

Bob . . . Thx! Do you by. Any chance know Don's official title / position at Tiffin?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-18-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton Roof Imperfections

Bought 2016 Phaeton new and just went up to clean roof. Not "perfectly" smooth at front right & rear left corners (see photos). Should it be? I've had coach almost a year and no apparent roof...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-18-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton Real Electric Motor Slides

For everyone's future reference . . . My bedroom slide was shifting slightly to one side while extending & the lagging side would catch up at the end of extend cycle & seal properly eventually. ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-08-2017, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton Rear Exterior LED Light Bar

White light horizontal LED light bar on exterior back (center) stopped working . . . Is this a driving light? Brake light? How is it activated / turned on? Is there a switch somewhere? Thx in...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-04-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Tank Gauge Panel

Was working OK (0%, 33%, 66%, etc), then for some reason, all sensor readings went to ---- readings (see photo). Is there a way to re-boot the system? Tanks are not empty. Other ideas for solution?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-16-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By JT-RV
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-14-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By JT-RV
2017 Phaeton - Plumbing Questions

1. Using tank water with water pump - Bathroom sink water comes out "foamy" - lots of very small bubbles - hot and cold. Kitchen water is not foamy. No apparent leaks anywhere inside or outside...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-02-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By JT-RV
Using Chromecast on Smart TVs

In areas where no wifi access, I want to play Netflix movies stored on my tablet on one of the smart Toshiba TVs in my 2016 Phaeton. Has anyone successfully connected Chromecast to TV to do that? ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-10-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Sub - Zero (at night) Weather Camping

Besides retracting water filler hose at night, leaving propane furnace thermostats set to (min) 45 degrees, leaving electric & propane water heaters on, anything else I should be doing to protect...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-10-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By JT-RV
Thx to all. Pls keep those referrals coming . . .

Thx to all. Pls keep those referrals coming . . .
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-08-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,498
Posted By JT-RV
West Coast - Tiffin Repair Shop Referral

I love my 2016 Phaeton, but am discouraged (actually angered) by sub-par (huge understatement) Dealer warranty service in California. I attempted to find alternatives in NV & Western AZ, but both...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-11-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Water Filter

Does the water filter in wet bay filter water as tank is being filled (using wet bay water fill hose) or as water is being pulled out of tank for use?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-05-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,531
Posted By JT-RV
Thx!

Thx!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-05-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,531
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Magnum AGS Control

Enabled AGS to turn on generator when falls below 11.9V & set to run for 1 hr. Seems to work.

However, more than once, I've gone to check later in day (when generator is off ) "AGS Control" &...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-04-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,263
Posted By JT-RV
Best to call Cummins and/or find owner's manual. ...

Best to call Cummins and/or find owner's manual. I have 2016 Phaeton w/380 HP & there's a table in owner's manual recommending oil change intervals (& type/viscosity to use), which varies based on...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-06-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton (37) - Ceiling AC Heat Pump Ducting

Noticed that when rear heat pump goes on (front is off), heated air blows from not just the bedroom / bath ceiling ducts, but from living area ducts too (stronger airflow at back). Likewise, front...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-06-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By JT-RV
Got manual off internet & thx for battery water...

Got manual off internet & thx for battery water reminder.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-06-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By JT-RV
Thx for tip. Didn't get inverter instructions...

Thx for tip. Didn't get inverter instructions w/coach, so I just got off internet. Thx..
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-31-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 616
Posted By JT-RV
Phaeton 2016 House Battery Kill Switch

Disconnected house & chassis batteries by turning kill switches in the battery compartments to "off". Also turned master battery switch by entry door to off. Is there any reason my Magnum...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-31-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By JT-RV
Thx all for helpful info. Yes, I do simply leave...

Thx all for helpful info. Yes, I do simply leave charger & inverter on all the time when hooked to shore power. The question is whether there is ever a situation where the charger turns itself off?...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-26-2017, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By JT-RV
Thx all!!

Thx all!!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-25-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,651
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Magnum Inverter / Charger Controller

Hooked up to 50 amp service. At Magnum panel I turn on inverter & charger. All green LEDs light up w/ charging light flashing. Thoughout the day, I live in RV using AC, appliances, overhead...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-25-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 921
Posted By JT-RV
Phaeton - Tank Gauges

2016 Phaeton - My grey, black, fresh water digital gauges seem only to register 0, 33, 66, 100%. Is this normal, or should they be report linear info: 3%, 10%, 27%, 29% etc? My LP gauge DOES give...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-23-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,390
Posted By JT-RV
I live in Vegas . . . Would you mind sharing name...

I live in Vegas . . . Would you mind sharing name of competent RV Service shop you've found? Thx! Wongkidrv@gmail.com

Sent from my QTASUN1 using iRV2 - RV Forum mobile app...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-08-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,046
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton - Computer Workstation Dinette

Simple / stupid question: Does the table on the Computer Workstation Dinette pull out horizontally from the cabinet to give approx 12 to 18" longer table? Seems like it should and there appears to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-22-2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 795
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton

Basic question - I have original 6 house batteries. When fully charged, on-board system reads 12.8 volts & chassis 13.0 volts. Is this the max volts charged you all get? I assume there is no user...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-22-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By JT-RV
Thx all . . . Ended up at 21" ground to center of...

Thx all . . . Ended up at 21" ground to center of hitch . . . Toad Is Happy . . .
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-13-2016, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,214
Posted By JT-RV
2016 Phaeton 36 - Trailer Hitch Height

Very excited - picking up Phaeton 36' next week & need to get drop-down hitch to make sure Toad towable. Anyone who could please share height from ground (to center of hitch receiver) of your...
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