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Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-25-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,038
Posted By jhlady
I have a similar Garmin unit and I went with a...

I have a similar Garmin unit and I went with a bean bag type mount that I found on Amazon. I then put two strips of self adhesive "velcro" on the bottom to keep it from sliding down the dash while...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 299
Posted By jhlady
Dave, Not sure why someone hasn't...

Dave,


Not sure why someone hasn't responded sooner and I don't have your model RV, but I would next check the 12V fuses on the Inverter circuit board and then on the inverter itself. Are other...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-20-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By jhlady
Check your air pressures. Over inflation can...

Check your air pressures. Over inflation can cause this problem as well.


Hope this helps.


John
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 03-24-2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By jhlady
Carl, Not sure if this will help you or...

Carl,


Not sure if this will help you or not as I don't have the same year or model of RV, but had the same problem trying to figure out how to remove the TV's. On the one in our bedroom there...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-02-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By jhlady
If you are a Costco member, the Marana location...

If you are a Costco member, the Marana location has propane and is usually a good price. If not, I would second Barrett's in Tucson, right off I-10 on the frontage road. A little hard to find, but...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 02-25-2021, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By jhlady
I don't know specifically where the fuse is...

I don't know specifically where the fuse is located, but you might also check to see if the magnet on the screen door got knocked off. To test, take another magnet and hold up to the switch and see...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 02-22-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By jhlady
Skip, on my 2014 Mirada the slide controllers are...

Skip, on my 2014 Mirada the slide controllers are located in the outside compartment just behind the drivers side, hanging from the top of the compartment. Look around, especially on the upside and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-16-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,042
Posted By jhlady
Tony, I installed the Five Star tune on...

Tony,


I installed the Five Star tune on my 2014 Coachmen Mirada and have realized a significant improvement in driveability. No change in mileage, but much less cab noise due to constant...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-31-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By jhlady
James, I have a similar coach and my slide...

James, I have a similar coach and my slide controllers are mounted in the outside compartment, below the drivers area zip tied to the top of the compartment. Might have to get down on your hands and...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-16-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By jhlady
Try Darren at My RV Works. He is mobile, but out...

Try Darren at My RV Works. He is mobile, but out of the Olympic Peninsula and I don't know if he would come to Olympia or if he works on Winegard, but worth a call.





Email...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-04-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,513
Posted By jhlady
Before you go to the expense of renting equipment...

Before you go to the expense of renting equipment make up a solution of Pine-Sol and warm/hot water and wash down all solid surfaces inside and out. Dash, windows, countertops, hard surface walls,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-13-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By jhlady
Based on the year of your rig I suspect it does...

Based on the year of your rig I suspect it does not charge the starting battery from the shore power hook up. There is a device called a Trik-L-Charge that can be added fairly easily which will...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-05-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By jhlady
Welcome! Besides the obvious maintenance...

Welcome!


Besides the obvious maintenance checks like oil change interval, tire pressure, tread depth, and age, generator oil change and performance, black and grey tank cleaning, ...


...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-27-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 617
Posted By jhlady
Check to see if the a/c is blowing out the...

Check to see if the a/c is blowing out the defrosters. If so you have a vacuum leak as the system defaults to defrost when there is a leak.
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-24-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,348
Posted By jhlady
Check for a vacuum leak under the dash. I had a...

Check for a vacuum leak under the dash. I had a mouse chew through one if the hard plastic lines. If you find that as the problem let me know and I can post details on how to splice the line. Hope...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-11-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By jhlady
If you can get it to flash the red light again,...

If you can get it to flash the red light again, count the flashes. This will enable you to determine where the problem is.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 04-20-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,462
Posted By jhlady
Get on Amazon and order a plastic owl and mount...

Get on Amazon and order a plastic owl and mount it on the roof or another high source. Might be able to find one locally as well like Tractor Supply etc.



Hope this helps.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-16-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By jhlady
Might also check out the Pima County Fairgrounds....

Might also check out the Pima County Fairgrounds. They have a very nice RV Park, but not sure if they are open/operational right now due to the virus.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-11-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By jhlady
Sounds like maybe the sheer pin has broken. You...

Sounds like maybe the sheer pin has broken. You will have to locate the slide motor and take a closer look. Unfortunately I don't know your particular chassis/camper so can't help you with the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-24-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By jhlady
I too have a 2014 Coachmen Mirada and had a grey...

I too have a 2014 Coachmen Mirada and had a grey tank leak. Turned out that the pipe had snapped off at the top of the tank. Had to create an access along side the bed, near the shower wall to gain...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-26-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By jhlady
Probably an LCI slide mechanism. I have the same...

Probably an LCI slide mechanism. I have the same model and my rear slide sheer pin broke. What a project, but fixable. Not sure where or how to access the front slide mechanism. There are schematics...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-22-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By jhlady
X2 on Magnashade. Not cheap, but work well, easy...

X2 on Magnashade. Not cheap, but work well, easy to install and use. Have never had a problem with the magnets not holding them on even in high winds. Just have to come up with the budget to do...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-10-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By jhlady
Andrew, Yes remove the window frame and...

Andrew,


Yes remove the window frame and "seal". Replace using new butyl tape and you should be good to go. No additional sealant or caulk required.


John
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-28-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By jhlady
Between Portland and Salt Lake City in addition...

Between Portland and Salt Lake City in addition to the suggestions above, I would have to include the Oregon Trail Museum outside Baker, OR. There is also a lot to see and do in and around Boise and...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 05-12-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,391
Posted By jhlady
Had this happen on a previous motorhome as well...

Had this happen on a previous motorhome as well and is an easy fix. As the previous poster stated unscrew the frame from the inside, holding the outside frame so it doesn't fall. There are a couple...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-10-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,245
Posted By jhlady
I go that direction twice a year and take Hwy. 95...

I go that direction twice a year and take Hwy. 95 out of Las Vegas towards Reno, then Hwy. 395 north towards Klamath Falls, OR. Then Hwy. 97 to Hwy. 58 west to I-5 then towards Portland. Some...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 04-10-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By jhlady
Not familiar with your particular unit, but could...

Not familiar with your particular unit, but could be the wet bay and if so, will probably have a different key. Do you have another key that looks very similar? If so, try that and see if it works...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-30-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,371
Posted By jhlady
You are probably not looking for a fuse, but...

You are probably not looking for a fuse, but instead a relay which controls the slide mechanisms. Look up inside your outside compartments as they are most likely wire tied to the roof of the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-15-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By jhlady
I switched from Verizon to Xfinity and so far so...

I switched from Verizon to Xfinity and so far so good, however I have not spent too much time away from an urban area. Keep in mind that you have to retain an Xfinity internet account or pay an...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-12-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 557
Posted By jhlady
I too had this problem on a 32' Coachmen Mirada....

I too had this problem on a 32' Coachmen Mirada. Same Ford F53 chassis, engine and drive train as your rig. Installed the Five Star Tune and this problem all but went away and the drive-ability has...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 10-31-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By jhlady
Rick, My unit is a bit different than...

Rick,


My unit is a bit different than yours, but my slide controller and relays are located in the drivers side front compartment and are zip tied to the top. Look in your outside compartments...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-04-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,371
Posted By jhlady
I have a 2014 Mirada and my slide relays are in...

I have a 2014 Mirada and my slide relays are in the drivers side first compartment below the dinette booth. Not sure if it was the same prior or not, but thought this might get you started in the...
Forum: RV'ing On A Budget 08-29-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,293
Posted By jhlady
Look into the Pima County Fairgounds. We have had...

Look into the Pima County Fairgounds. We have had several people stay there and they all thought it was nice and affordable. Not luxury RV Park, but full hook-ups.


The RV Park at The Pima...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 08-06-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,030
Posted By jhlady
Unfortunately I don't remember exactly what size...

Unfortunately I don't remember exactly what size and type of rivets I used, but I think I used stainless steel rivets mostly because of their strength and I didn't want rust in the future. The rivet...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-12-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,030
Posted By jhlady
Had the same problem on my previous 2004...

Had the same problem on my previous 2004 Jamboree. Upon inspection I discovered that the rivets that are supposed to hold the top of the cab to the motorhome had all snapped off. Had to re-attach...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-02-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 788
Posted By jhlady
Dorry, Check to see if the magnet is...

Dorry,


Check to see if the magnet is missing from the inside of your door. That triggers a switch to let the stairs know when to deploy and retract.



Hope this helps.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-02-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 15,556
Posted By jhlady
Consider a Five Start Tune. All but eliminated...

Consider a Five Start Tune. All but eliminated the high revs from my V-10 and quieted the cab considerably. The Dynamat is a great idea as well although since I did the Five Star Tune I don't see...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-21-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By jhlady
Bill, On mine it is a sealed unit and I...

Bill,


On mine it is a sealed unit and I had to change the whole light, but they do offer LED replacements.


Hope this helps.


John
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-06-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By jhlady
Dale, Check out Harbor Freight. They sell a...

Dale,

Check out Harbor Freight. They sell a couple different cargo support bars that might work. Not sure if they will be too long or not, but you might be able to shorten them to fit your...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-25-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By jhlady
Johnny, That is what you need all right, but...

Johnny,

That is what you need all right, but from my experience you will first have to fully re-charge your starting battery before relying on the Trik-L-Start to maintain it.

Hope this helps....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-01-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,500
Posted By jhlady
Texmex, Why not get both? That's what I did....

Texmex,

Why not get both? That's what I did. Bought with a hardtop and then sourced a soft top on Craig's list for a couple hundred bucks. Built a lift in my season home so I could lift the hard...
Forum: Jayco Owner's Forum 08-29-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,015
Posted By jhlady
Not sure if this problem is related to your...

Not sure if this problem is related to your cruise control or not, but you might look into the five star tune. My F53 raced like that as well, but once I installed the five star tune no more. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-17-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,088
Posted By jhlady
Mooseman, Did you recently add propane? ...

Mooseman,

Did you recently add propane? That is your propane tank and it appears related to a propane leak. I would have that checked out first and don't light anything flammable until resolved....
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-07-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By jhlady
Cork, I would avoid California at all cost...

Cork,

I would avoid California at all cost unless there is a reason not to do so. High cost of fuel, slower speeds, and high traffic volume.

I would take I-10 to Phoenix, then towards Las...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 06-05-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By jhlady
Update: Thanks for the input above. ...

Update:

Thanks for the input above.

Finally found time this past weekend to tackle this project. Turns out their are a row of screws (5-6) at the top and bottom of the bracket and the whole...
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 05-22-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,143
Posted By jhlady
Rear TV removal? Mirada 29 DSSE

Trying to figure out how to remove the rear TV of my 2014 Coachmen Mirada 29 DSSE. The TV is squeezed into the cabinetry on some type of mount and I can't seem to figure out how to release the TV...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-09-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,394
Posted By jhlady
Vent covers do not require you to drill into your...

Vent covers do not require you to drill into your roof! The mount to the sides of the frame of your existing vent opening. Not that difficult to remove and clean, however I have never had to do...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-28-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,596
Posted By jhlady
Definitely Five Star Tune. Installed mine this...

Definitely Five Star Tune. Installed mine this year and love it. 2014 Coachman Mirada 32' with V-10. Drives so much better. If you are mechanical at all you can plug this device in and follow the...
Forum: Southwest Region 03-02-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,510
Posted By jhlady
Maybe a long shot, but how about one of the many...

Maybe a long shot, but how about one of the many parking lots near the airport. They should have room for a 25' Class C. I have used them for my car when I travel on business and it looks like...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-09-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 746
Posted By jhlady
John and Susan, Not a lot of options close...

John and Susan,

Not a lot of options close to the city of San Francisco. If you could specify what direction from San Francisco your friends live we could probably give you a couple...
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