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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-28-2017, 02:34 PM
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Posted By smack2020
No leak on mine, but the shower did start to...

No leak on mine, but the shower did start to drain slow. I removed the grill in bedroom next to the bed. Then I removed shower drain and cleaned all the junk out of it. It is not a p trap. Just a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-28-2017, 02:31 PM
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Posted By smack2020
Thanks Jesse. My ottomans sank right away, what a...

Thanks Jesse. My ottomans sank right away, what a terrible design. Our upholstery in our Ellipse is poor, looks like a kid did most of it. I went to Lowes today, got the wood and did your ottoman...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-16-2017, 09:15 AM
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Posted By smack2020
Jesse is correct, just had mine out. A long...

Jesse is correct, just had mine out. A long Phillips screw driver makes it easier to get to the screws.

My tv, the original one, had the click of death. It was taking several tries to get it to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-11-2017, 02:58 PM
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Posted By smack2020
I agree W.D. It was so nice just jumping into bed...

I agree W.D. It was so nice just jumping into bed without waiting to pump up the bed. Me and my wife used to fight over "did you pump me up". I even forgot to pump mine up a few times, not knowing...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-11-2017, 10:06 AM
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Posted By smack2020
I finally got tired of the Ideal Rest Bed. Went...

I finally got tired of the Ideal Rest Bed. Went through two sets of controllers and one air pump. Got tired of going to bed with the bed the pressure I liked, then waking up to a different pressure...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-11-2017, 09:41 AM
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Posted By smack2020
I hope you get your dryer all fixed up. I'm...

I hope you get your dryer all fixed up. I'm dreading the day mine dies.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-08-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,102
Posted By smack2020
I had the Powergear retro done on my 2013 Ellipse...

I had the Powergear retro done on my 2013 Ellipse in June of 2016 at the Winnie Factory in Junction city Oregon. So far so good. Probably only put slide in and out about 10 times since retro. I used...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-08-2016, 12:17 PM
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Posted By smack2020
2013 Tour tips

Winnie said they were in the process is of training other shops.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-08-2016, 12:15 PM
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Posted By smack2020
I responded Scott

I responded


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-02-2016, 09:46 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Sorry about your slide failing again. I have only...

Sorry about your slide failing again. I have only pulled my slide in and out about 10 times since the repair. But, so far it's working good. I still cringe when I have to move the slide in and out. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-15-2016, 09:28 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
I had same problem twice. Good advice on taking...

I had same problem twice. Good advice on taking pics or you could get wires all mixed up like I did. I think it's a poor design. I cut about an 1/8 inch of the plastic connector cover off so the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-03-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
I got tired of the whirlpool microwave doing...

I got tired of the whirlpool microwave doing strange things, like coming on and beeping. I took the door apart three times and it would work ok for about 2 months each time. I finally replaced it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-03-2016, 09:21 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
The new controller they sent me says Lippert, I...

The new controller they sent me says Lippert, I think they have already rebranded the Power Gear name with Lippert.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-28-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Who did your upgrade? I will look later today,...

Who did your upgrade? I will look later today, but as good as I can remember, they looked the same. I'm pretty sure if the Winnebago factory did your upgrade, then they used the most up to date...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-15-2016, 09:19 AM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Mine also went out. On the middle one, you need...

Mine also went out.
On the middle one, you need to remove some of the wooden plugs and screws that hold up the center ceiling accent piece. Once you have removed enough screws, the back of the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-26-2016, 09:31 AM
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Posted By smack2020
I think you are correct Jesse. I pushed on the...

I think you are correct Jesse. I pushed on the slide while my wife pushed the button as you said, and the slide moved correctly. . I hope the new controller fixes the problem. Thanks again for your...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-26-2016, 09:28 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Thanks Scott

Thanks


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-24-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
After driving 32 hours and spending 6 days on the...

After driving 32 hours and spending 6 days on the road and in the shop, my new Powergear slim rack retrofit failed. The back of the slide, sink end, got stuck and would not move. I kept playing with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-06-2016, 08:37 AM
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Posted By smack2020
Glad you got it working. Great pics and write up....

Glad you got it working. Great pics and write up. Thanks


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-06-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
I know this is asking for a lot, but should I get...

I know this is asking for a lot, but should I get some kind of warranty from Winnebago and or Lippert for the new Powergear slide mechanism?


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-06-2016, 08:28 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Took them 2 whole days. But by the time they...

Took them 2 whole days. But by the time they started until quitting, I think they only worked on it for 7 hours each day, so about 14 hours. There were two techs most of the time. The third day, they...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-06-2016, 08:20 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
I agree, and if I was still under warranty I may...

I agree, and if I was still under warranty I may have fought for that. But, being my RV is 3 years old, I was glad Winnebago paid for the retro fit.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-05-2016, 10:32 AM
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Posted By smack2020
Here is a better pic of where the bar goes into...

Here is a better pic of where the bar goes into the wall.
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Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-05-2016, 10:10 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
2013 Tour tips

Here are a few pics of my Powergear slide mechanism installed.
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Top. They put that black tape to cover the screw holes from the old system.
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Bottom. It's hard to see, but they put a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-04-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Made it back from the Winnebago Service Center in...

Made it back from the Winnebago Service Center in Junction City Oregon. Took two days to drive up, 3 days for techs to retrofit my slide with the Powergear slide mechanism. They did an awesome job,...
Forum: RV'ing with Pets 05-30-2016, 06:17 PM
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Views: 310,910
Posted By smack2020
USMCRET, So sorry for your loss. We lost our...

USMCRET,
So sorry for your loss. We lost our dog about 9 months ago. He was with us for almost 16 years. I feel your pain and sadness. Me and my wife are still having a tough time, but when I get...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-30-2016, 06:09 PM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Yesterday, started Moho, got slides in and jacks...

Yesterday, started Moho, got slides in and jacks up, closed the door and the step would not come in. I checked the wiring at the thing with 4 buttons on the jamb, hinge side and door. When I pulled...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-30-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
When I first got my Ellipse, the step cover...

When I first got my Ellipse, the step cover barley would move in and out. I oiled it and it worked good. Now I just oil on a regular basis. Maybe not your problem, but easy to try. Good luck.

...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-26-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Nice job. I guess I better check mine for rust. ...

Nice job. I guess I better check mine for rust.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-22-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
127787 Here is a pic of the transfer box,...

127787

Here is a pic of the transfer box, not sure if this is the same model number, but it gives you an idea what to look for.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-22-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
You have to pull the cover off the black transfer...

You have to pull the cover off the black transfer box. There are two switches in there, one for shore power and one for gen power. I don't totally remember, but I think I just pushed the switch in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-21-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
My passenger side camera did the same thing. I...

My passenger side camera did the same thing. I checked the wiring in the generator area and a plug was loose. When I messed with it, the plug came apart where it should not have, all kinds of wires...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-21-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Glad you finally got your motorhome. Just...

Glad you finally got your motorhome. Just remember, if you do have any problems with the slide, winnebago should fix it with the Powergear system, but I hope you don't. My inverter does make noise,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-13-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,298
Posted By smack2020
Yes they do. But they claim they are stronger...

Yes they do. But they claim they are stronger since they are metal vs the Schwintec aluminum and the are floating so the chance of binding is eliminated. But they are new, so enough time has not gone...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-12-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,298
Posted By smack2020
Lippert Slide Mechanism

I think they will only offer the fix if your schwintec failed, but you could always call and ask them. They said they won't replace the small slide(bedroom) schwintec mechanism on mine. Winnebago in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-12-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,298
Posted By smack2020
After waiting over a week for the Service guy at...

After waiting over a week for the Service guy at Campworld to get back to me, he said he ordered the parts. I went and talked to him to see what he ordered. He said Winnebago is sending them the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-12-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
After waiting over a week for the Service guy at...

After waiting over a week for the Service guy at Campworld to get back to me, he said he ordered the parts. I went and talked to him to see what he ordered. He said Winnebago is sending them the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-06-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,298
Posted By smack2020
Has anyone had the new Powergear system installed...

Has anyone had the new Powergear system installed to replace the Schwintec system in the Tour/Ellipse kitchen slide? It looks like the 2016 Tour has the new in wall Powergear system in the kitchen...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-06-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Here is a pic I found of the new Powergear slide...

Here is a pic I found of the new Powergear slide rails, probably on a 2016. They look flimsy, but they say they are strong. I was told a piece of trim will go over the spot where the old tracks were...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-06-2016, 12:19 PM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-06-2016, 12:04 PM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Bummer. It should be the new Powergear retro fit...

Bummer. It should be the new Powergear retro fit system. They claim they are better than the Schwintec system for large slides. Like Jesse said, you probably need to find out what parts they ordered,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-04-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,683
Posted By smack2020
That's awesome news. Scott

That's awesome news.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-02-2016, 08:36 AM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Thanks Roy. Did they use the new Powergear...

Thanks Roy.
Did they use the new Powergear system on yours? I take mine in the shop tomorrow so they can order the parts. I live in my RV and the service rep wanted me to leave it a the shop for 2-3...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-02-2016, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Are they putting on the new Powergear system? ...

Are they putting on the new Powergear system?


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-29-2016, 07:51 PM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Not sure. You can probably call Winnebago to find...

Not sure. You can probably call Winnebago to find out.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-29-2016, 07:49 PM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Thanks Jesse. That makes me feel better....

Thanks Jesse. That makes me feel better. Winnebago said they will use the new powergear slide mechanism to replace my old one. They say it is suppose to be stronger and will last longer.


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-29-2016, 07:46 PM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Thanks Gordon Scott

Thanks Gordon


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-29-2016, 08:09 AM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Well, yesterday I joined the failed kitchen slide...

Well, yesterday I joined the failed kitchen slide club on my QD. Slide started making that cracking noise I have heard about when it was about halfway out. Not knowing what it was, I continued to put...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-29-2016, 07:52 AM
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Views: 312,658
Posted By smack2020
Any update. Did you get the slide fixed? ...

Any update. Did you get the slide fixed?


Scott
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-08-2016, 09:12 AM
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Views: 246,158
Posted By smack2020
Hi Jesse, I replaced my drain pipe from the...

Hi Jesse,
I replaced my drain pipe from the rear toilet to the black tank. It's a big job and a pain. No more smell in the back bath.
Is your smell from back bath or front half bath?
Yes Winni is...
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