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Old 10-02-2022, 04:34 PM   #29
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Old 10-05-2022, 06:28 AM   #30
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I'm still waiting for the valves to be delivered, Amazon says a driver picked them up but shipping is delayed. That was 4 days ago. I have another set coming and they are supposed to be delivered on Friday.
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Old 10-05-2022, 08:29 PM   #31
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What fridge is that ? Seems to fit nice and still have the drawer underneath.
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Old 10-12-2022, 12:53 PM   #32
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Home Depot:https://www.homedepot.com/p/Magic-Ch...00BE/302245062

It's a magic Chef 10.1 and I couldn't be happier with the results.

I had to shave down the front leveling legs about 1/2 inch with my grinder, they were plastic but then it fit in there perfectly. There is an 8 1/2 wide gap on the right side but I'm getting a custom shelf built to fill in the space.
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Old 01-27-2023, 05:45 PM   #33
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I ordered new airbags to go on the front. $550 includes shipping from Spartin. Decided to do the bags and leveling valves all it once. Installed a new dash AC compressor today, tomorrow I vacuum down the system and fill with Freon.

Next is the rear bags, leveling valve and probably change the trans filters and fluid.
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Old 01-27-2023, 06:39 PM   #34
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If your coach is still sporting the 1999 fluid, be better to change it with synthetic...

I bought the genuine Allison filters from local Freightliner truck deal, but the synthetic Transyd fluid is $$$$...I bought this from Amazon, meets same TES295 specs the Allison calls for. $144 for the pail.
Your MD transmission will take the entire pail.

I took a few zip ties and tied the pail to the ladder a rung higher than engine, then took a 3/8 fuel line, about 5 foot long, and siphon the fluid into the dipstick tube, took a hour or so, but beat trying to pour it with a funnel!
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Hopefully your coach will be on nice flat concrete or asphalt when changing the air springs, you can measure ride height before you start and once you're done, just adjust the leveling valves to that measurement.
The correct place to measure it is the distance between the center of shock bolts.

Rear ride height spec 8.25 from lower frame flange to center of axle

Front- adjust until distance between shock mount bolts is 16.36 (roughly 16 and 3/8"
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Thanks for the tips, Do I have the standard 4.2 inch filters like these?
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...MBUEMXQJ&psc=1.

This fluid? https://www.amazon.com/Triax-Global-...7-93deae8f9840

Spartin will ship the bags on the 31st, they are changing the shipping process or something and in the middle of changeover. Here is the new compressor with belt, fingers crossed this fixes the dash air.
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That's the filter and fluid,

Question, did you change that idler for the A/C belt? I need a part number for it if so. Mine is still the V type of pulley idler.

Also, I see that's the original water pump/alternator belt tensioner, I'd highly recommend replacing it, and the belt as well if it's original.
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I did not change the idler for pulley the AC, It is still quiet but I might buy one just as cheap insurance if I can find one.

The serpentine belt is 2 years old and I have a new tensioner being delivered on Monday.
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The dash AC didn't start working BUT the house generator started running again.

I usually turn it over a few times just to keep the oil flowing around the engine. It would start and then instantly die. I did the same thing again today and the third time it started and kept running. I let it run for a while, shut it off and let it sit for a little while and it cranked right back up. Very strange but I'll take it!!
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What's up with the dash air? ....have to ask, why was compressor replaced?
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Didn’t work when I bought the coach, AC compressor clutch was super rusty so I decided to go ahead and replace it. I could jump it and it and the clutch would engage. It’s probably good.

I found the hidden 10 amp glass fuse under the dash and it was bad. Pulled a vacuum on the system and it held for over half an hour. Filled with about 4 lbs of Freon but the clutch would never cycle. My high pressure side connector messed up and wouldn’t connect to the port.

I jumped the compressor a few times in the hope of the system coming back to life. I had about 40 lbs of pressure on the low side and was steady. Since I couldn’t read the high side pressures I quit messing it.
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I can't access mine right now, but I think the high pressure switch is located under the front "hood" just below and to the left of windshield washer tank.
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