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Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-28-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By farmertom
Thanks Scott, as a farmer i have for many, many...

Thanks Scott, as a farmer i have for many, many years built, modified and repaired equipment so my first thought is always to simplify. My jeep is the 75th year model with winch installed in factory...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-24-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By farmertom
Mark thanks for your reply. I normally remove...

Mark thanks for your reply. I normally remove cross bar when not towing but the idea of simplifying hookup was appealing to me. I had to upgrade tow bar so i may look at changing base plate also. ...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-23-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By farmertom
Adapt Roadmaster base plate on '16 Wrangler

I want to adapt the base plate on my '16 Jeep Wrangler and eliminate the cross bar and built direct connect type hookup. I plan on removing the cross bar pin connector from the front of the locking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By farmertom
house batteries

Sounds like my local RV foreman was right then. Not a short somewhere. That's a good thing. Thanks for all input.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-18-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By farmertom
house batteries

While servicing my house batteries today on my Newmar Ventana i discovered quite a spark between the positive post and positive cable. I had the battery disconnect in the store position and no shore...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By farmertom
Thanks to all, Old-Biscuit I think you've hit my...

Thanks to all, Old-Biscuit I think you've hit my problem. I changed sacrificial element couple months ago and that's where the air chamber went. Will generate new one shortly. Thanks to all for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By farmertom
Water heater (electric) causing increased water pressure while on.

When I turn electric water heater on an increase in water pressure occurs and causes leak in sink fittings. Am going to replace fitting that leaks just wondering if increased pressure is normal.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-22-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-22-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
comfort drive not working

Ken you are probably already aware of this but the 105 code is set when too many other codes are set too often (TRW diagnostic manual). If the 35 code is the only one showing it must have been set...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-20-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
comfort drive not working: RESOLVED

Good news on my comfort drive repair. Picked up our unit today and it seems the problem involved an inactive code 35 and an active code 105 per diagnostic run. When active code reset was performed...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-16-2017, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By farmertom
Adding extra upper cabinet to slide

I was wondering if anyone has attached a upper cabinet horizontally in the ceiling of a slide. We have one that came in our Ventana in the front over our sofa and are going to remove the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-07-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
Rare from what I've heard. Mine was working...

Rare from what I've heard. Mine was working perfectly well in late Nov. when we returned from Penn. then when I went to fill with fuel two weeks ago it was not. Since my shed sometimes has mice I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-04-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
Steve, thanks for suggestion. I'm not certain,...

Steve, thanks for suggestion. I'm not certain, but usually with CD in past when the steering wheel is released it pretty much returns to center. Also the way my shed is built (narrow and deep) the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-03-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
Thanks Ken, I probably entered your message in...

Thanks Ken, I probably entered your message in wrong spot. I did not have luck with local heavy truck mechanics but was able to find certified (for what that's worth) Spartan shop about a hour from...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-02-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
Don, TRW ColumnDrive Diagnostics in google or...

Don, TRW ColumnDrive Diagnostics in google or "quick tips and modifications 3" in forum will have link to this information. That has procedure for wake up. Hope this helps
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-02-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
Thanks Ken. I had followed your other reply's ...

Thanks Ken. I had followed your other reply's here and was hoping you would have suggestion. Will make phone calls am and try and get rolling on this as we have travel plans starting mid Jan. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-02-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,064
Posted By farmertom
Comfort drive not working

After sitting in my enclosed shed for about a month after our last trip the comfort drive on my 09 Ventanna isi not working. When I parked it was working and now is not. Have checked wiring and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-06-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By farmertom
Smile Suburban SW10DE

Thanks to all. Replaced 12v switch (light in switch had burned) and module (also fried) relay to electric element on HWH and once again can control 120v to heater from inside...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By farmertom
My unit is the 12v relay to activate the 120v...

My unit is the 12v relay to activate the 120v element. That relay is definitely fried and needs to be replaced. I am having problems locating that part as it seems to be specifically built for this...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-03-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By farmertom
Bob thanks for the reply as you have me searching...

Bob thanks for the reply as you have me searching again. I found the 12v relay from panel switch that ties into the breaker for 120v HWH burned. Guess that's why panel switch was not turning on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-02-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By farmertom
Suburban SW10DE

After having read all I can absorb I've got more questions than answers. My suburban SW10DE HWH in our '09 NEWMAR has a switch marked "water heater" in addition to the suburban switch w/reset light...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-29-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,711
Posted By farmertom
Many thanks i will try your suggestion and order...

Many thanks i will try your suggestion and order those today.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-28-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By farmertom
Slide controller

Having to replace second slide controller on my 09 vantanna in one year. Has anyone tried one of the rebuilt units from M&M at 65 compared to 120?. Am going to buy an extra for a spare.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-28-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,711
Posted By farmertom
Anyone try the rebuilt controller from M&M. Bout...

Anyone try the rebuilt controller from M&M. Bout half the price. Have to replace one and am going to buy a second one for a spare. This is second one to replace in one year.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-23-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By farmertom
Thanks Ron for the info. After the post next...

Thanks Ron for the info. After the post next morn went out to find all working quite well. Will try your suggestion on cleaning contacts just incase the problem is related. Sorry for delay in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-22-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By farmertom
Duo Therm, comfort zone thermostat issues

The Duo therm thermostat display in our 09 Newmar will not stay lighted nor will any of the functions work. Light come on and functions can be set but nothing happens then display goes dark. This is...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-05-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,450
Posted By farmertom
Suction devices on dash

Having trouble with suction attachment on GPS and TPMS not wanting to stay attached to dash. Anyone put screws thru mounts to make suction cups more permanent. Not a lot of extra room on our 09...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-25-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,322
Posted By farmertom
This past summer we were there traveling from...

This past summer we were there traveling from South Dakota to Yellowstone then down to Tetons. We stayed at a park on Hwy 14 between Cody and East Entrance to Yellowstone. Much to see in Cody...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-25-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,334
Posted By farmertom
Have not been there but been there myself but...

Have not been there but been there myself but highly recommended Grayson's Barbeque in Clarence, La. short distance from Natchitoches. Known worldwide for their smoked ham.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-23-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By farmertom
I will do a dry run not only with changing tire...

I will do a dry run not only with changing tire but also with the level legs because have not actually tried that only see how high tires will come off ground when leveling on very uneven pads. I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-23-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By farmertom
as a retired farmer changing tires on heavy...

as a retired farmer changing tires on heavy trucks and equipment was part of life for me. Our travels have taken us thru some rather desolate parts of the west and cell phone service was an issue. ...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-23-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,638
Posted By farmertom
Spare tire on class a

Wanting to carry spare on newmar 3933. Also use Atwood level legs to lift wheel to b. changed. Any thoughts or concerns?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,241
Posted By farmertom
On my Newmar Coach Step assembly I replaced the...

On my Newmar Coach Step assembly I replaced the step retract motor with O'Rielly part 43-306. A1990 Ford Taurus window drive, not sure which window but with part number should not matter. Cut plug of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-06-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By farmertom
Thanks. I have tried different setting but not...

Thanks. I have tried different setting but not feeling much difference. May need more time in each setting for computer to adjust to my driving. I'm assuming lower setting are less sensitive and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-05-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,256
Posted By farmertom
Driving 09 Newmar Ventana. First mh. Many years...

Driving 09 Newmar Ventana. First mh. Many years pulling fifth wheel. Love the coach having trouble getting use to squirrely steering. Not hard to steer just needs constant attention to keep centered...
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