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Old 06-14-2017, 05:22 AM   #225
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I sold my 98 Daybreak 3130 last June. It had a 216" wheelbase and it rode and drove great. Mpg was pretty good too compared to my Dolphin. The only thing that I didn't like was the basement door latches, most of mine didn't work right.
The latches on our 05 are not great, dealer has repaired most of them under warranty.

I am back again next week for him to fix one he missed. I had asked him to swap put the locks but he said warranty company said to repair them 1st.
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I sold my 98 Daybreak 3130 last June. It had a 216" wheelbase and it rode and drove great. Mpg was pretty good too compared to my Dolphin. The only thing that I didn't like was the basement door latches, most of mine didn't work right.
So far all mine work Some of the rubber around the door opening is starting to fall apart.
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Got to get the Daybreak love back on the go.
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Just upgraded the sparkplug wires, 21 years on the originals I figured it was about time.
Parked at the house waiting for the new RV cover to be installed. Soon it will have a winter spot next to the house to rest.
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I had to get my stairwell floor fixes last week. I took a chunk out of the drivers morrow need to fix. Also have a few window seals I need to work on.
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I had to get my stairwell floor fixes last week. I took a chunk out of the drivers morrow need to fix. Also have a few window seals I need to work on.
What's a drivers morrow?
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Damon is tucked away under her new cover along with the three tractors

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Unpleasant surprise

My son and I got my 2000 Daybreak out for the seasonal shakedown run yesterday. Ran about 30 or 40 miles at highway speed and through a couple of intersections.

Got back to the storage lot and as we approached the locked gate we lost the brakes. Scary thoughts about what could have happened a few minutes earlier. Found no stains on the backside of the wheels or backing plates.

We have concluded that the master cylinder must have failed. This on a 1999 Workhorse chassis. The master cylinder appears to be located behind the driver side front wheel and is behind a metal shield of some type.

I managed to get it into the regular parking space and it is inside the locked fence where it will sit until I can find a mobile repair tech or get it towed to a shop.

Parts are easily available and not expensive, I just don't have the tools and equipment to safely make the repair.

RV location is outside of Mooresville IN.
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My son and I got my 2000 Daybreak out for the seasonal shakedown run yesterday. Ran about 30 or 40 miles at highway speed and through a couple of intersections.

Got back to the storage lot and as we approached the locked gate we lost the brakes. Scary thoughts about what could have happened a few minutes earlier. Found no stains on the backside of the wheels or backing plates.

We have concluded that the master cylinder must have failed. This on a 1999 Workhorse chassis. The master cylinder appears to be located behind the driver side front wheel and is behind a metal shield of some type.

I managed to get it into the regular parking space and it is inside the locked fence where it will sit until I can find a mobile repair tech or get it towed to a shop.

Parts are easily available and not expensive, I just don't have the tools and equipment to safely make the repair.

RV location is outside of Mooresville IN.
You may want to look into the power booster not just the master cylinder. I thought it was the master cylinder leaking when it was the power booster that was bad. I had both changed out to the tune of $500 bucks. The reason for the heat shield is that the heat off the engine makes the seals go bad between the master cylinder and booster. They are too close to each other.
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Thanks for the tip Lifemember. I was just glad we got it back to the lot. The pedal went all the way to the floor so I assumed it was the m.c.. Had that happen to one of my old "toy" cars on a road trip. I have had a brake booster go bad on another car and had a very hard time depressing the brake pedal.

It will be awhile before I can get it repaired, to many other things going on.
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Thanks for the tip Lifemember. I was just glad we got it back to the lot. The pedal went all the way to the floor so I assumed it was the m.c.. Had that happen to one of my old "toy" cars on a road trip. I have had a brake booster go bad on another car and had a very hard time depressing the brake pedal.

It will be awhile before I can get it repaired, to many other things going on.
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If the power booster goes you will lose the power steering also. check power steering reservoir to make sure it is full. when it starts going bad it will start leaking between the MC and PB right at the flange that joins the two together.
Remove the MC cover and see if it has fluid also. Mine was leaking at the flange. Too fix the PB the MC had to be removed so I changed them both at the same time. Took the shop two days to get it done.
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Did not lose P.S. so don't think that is the problem. Have to let it sit for a few weeks due to life getting in the way. Will post more later.
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But completed a 1600 mile run trip in my 99 daybreak 3270. He clipped along I-80 through Nevada from salt lake all the way to Oregon. Spent some time at toketee, diamond lake, crater lake and a night at sunriver thousand trails before blowing back through idahoClick image for larger version

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That looks like a great trip:-)

I have been busy with my 2005, the stairwell step had to repaired, I replaced some storage locks, but then ended up cracking the drivers mirror casing.

What's most important is my wife got a throw for the bed and more pillows for the sofas :-)

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