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Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-22-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,971
Posted By ARCA Dave
I did exactly the same thing. I was unaware that...

I did exactly the same thing. I was unaware that there was a filter in the cold water line under the sink. After 4 or 5 gallons of pink stuff, I thought something was wrong, but common sense told...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-07-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,743
Posted By ARCA Dave
The heat is definitely a concern here as well. I...

The heat is definitely a concern here as well. I had read older posts where the poster was concerned about heat damage on the plastic skylight and possible damage if one of the foam pads were...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
Ok everyone, here is the scoop on my generator. ...

Ok everyone, here is the scoop on my generator. I took it to the Cummins repair facility here in Charleston South Carolina. They charged me a $99 diagnosis fee for starters. They finally called me...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-05-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 171,445
Posted By ARCA Dave
Hi, Dave here. I have a 97 Endeavor with the 275...

Hi, Dave here. I have a 97 Endeavor with the 275 Cat and I have noticed the same oily drip from a rubber tube. Knowing what little I do about diesels, I think this might be a crankcase vent and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
Well in reading through the service manual, I...

Well in reading through the service manual, I decided that taking the front cover off was much more difficult than they make it look. So after another hour I put the screws back in the front panel. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
I am actually reading through the Onan service...

I am actually reading through the Onan service manual now. That does make sense that with that switch out of the system something is still trying to tell it to start. I am still scratching the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-20-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
Well with it 105* inside the coach, I...

Well with it 105* inside the coach, I disconnected all the wires from the generator start switch. I then went back to the right underdeck and reconnected the main battery wire. Sure as shooting,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
I have schematics for the coach. I will research...

I have schematics for the coach. I will research that and see what I come up with...Thank you for the continued suggestions. I feel eventually I will get things figured out.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
No, my bad. Bad choice of words or punctuation. ...

No, my bad. Bad choice of words or punctuation. I can not run the A/C because when I turn the house battery switch on the genny tries to start. It really doesn't have anything to do with the A/C...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
Thank you for that. I will go out there...

Thank you for that. I will go out there tomorrow, and for ease of trouble shooting and access, I will take out the starter switch from the dash, take pics of the wires and disconnect the switch and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-19-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
Ok everyone, here is an update on the generator...

Ok everyone, here is an update on the generator that tries to start on it's own. I got her home today which was uneventful. Upon arrival in my driveway, I got her parked. After engine shutdown, I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
I don't believe that I have AGS. I had low...

I don't believe that I have AGS. I had low batteries a couple of years ago before I had to replace both house batteries. I had to use the AUX start button that when pushed, uses the chassis...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
Thank you for the great suggestion. I will give...

Thank you for the great suggestion. I will give it a check when I go back to pick it up next week.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-08-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By ARCA Dave
I currently have the older style 4 button...

I currently have the older style 4 button thermostat and I also have sticky and temperamental switches. What is involved in the conversion to the newer upgraded thermostat? Thanks for your help,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
It was in the upper 90's and I really didn't try...

It was in the upper 90's and I really didn't try much trouble shooting, but it seemed odd that when I crank the engine on the coach it would at regular intervals try to start the generator. I knew...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2016, 02:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
A couple of years ago, my batteries were getting...

A couple of years ago, my batteries were getting low and old. To start the generator, I had to use the AUX START switch I think it is labeled, and it supposedly uses the chassis and house batteries...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-07-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,238
Posted By ARCA Dave
Generator tries to start on it's own.

Hi all, Dave here. I recently had my 1997 Endeavor LE WDS worked on for some roof issues. It has been without power for about 2 months and when I went to pick it up today, the generator repeadetly...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-06-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 171,445
Posted By ARCA Dave
Hi all, Dave here. I recently had my 1997...

Hi all, Dave here. I recently had my 1997 Endeavor LE WDS worked on for some roof issues. It has been without power for about 2 months and when I went to pick it up today, the generator repeadetly...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-20-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,843
Posted By ARCA Dave
Hi all, Dave here. I went to the factory and...

Hi all, Dave here. I went to the factory and purchased a NEW Stehl Tow dolly in June of 2010. I got such a good deal from them, I got 2 of them for $700 each and they loaded them one on top of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-18-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By ARCA Dave
I got the only one they had so they will have...

I got the only one they had so they will have another one this afternoon. With my work schedule I will get it probably wednesday and see. Dave at the parts store said I could take the new one and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-17-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By ARCA Dave
Well I found the replacement switch. I took the...

Well I found the replacement switch. I took the old one down to the local O'Reilly's and the assistant manager used to be a parts guy for Freightliner custom chassis and he knew what to look for. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-17-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By ARCA Dave
Thanks for the part number. I did some searching...

Thanks for the part number. I did some searching last night before total exhaustion and frustration got the better of me....and of course it was not the same switch. I was looking at the wireing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By ARCA Dave
That did it...now I need to try to figure out a...

That did it...now I need to try to figure out a part number a try to get a replacement. when I was looking for front amber turn signal housings, I traced the part number to a 1984 Chevrolet Cavalier....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-16-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By ARCA Dave
Hi Fred, Dave here. I just wanted to let you...

Hi Fred, Dave here. I just wanted to let you know that I tried the Freightliner hotline several times and according to them, unless it is an "EMERGENCY" to call back later due to limited staffing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-12-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By ARCA Dave
Thank you Fred, I have the Frieghtliner chassis...

Thank you Fred, I have the Frieghtliner chassis and will call the help line when we get home. We are in Daytona for our ARCA race Saturday. I haven't had any time to troubleshoot since we got here...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,837
Posted By ARCA Dave
No dash, running and clearance lights. '97 Endeavor

Hi Dave here. I have 97 Endeavor and on our way to Daytona after dark, I noticed the tow dolly running lights acting erratic, then my dash lights went out and my tail lights and clearance lights went...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,996
Posted By ARCA Dave
I hadn't thought about the headlight buckets....I...

I hadn't thought about the headlight buckets....I think in 98 they switched to the capsule type bulb. I still have the rectangular sealed beams...Hopefully I won't have to move anything...If I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-13-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,996
Posted By ARCA Dave
Thumbs up I certainly appreciate your input. This one was...

I certainly appreciate your input. This one was dripping rapidly from the drain hole where the AC drains so I was hopeing it was the AC, but we had been driving for 3 hours with the nice toasty heat...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,996
Posted By ARCA Dave
Yeah I am hopeing that it is easier than...

Yeah I am hopeing that it is easier than previously described. Looking at the plastic box from the front of the coach, it seems like there are lots of little screws that need removed. Some of them...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,996
Posted By ARCA Dave
I just read through the post and it appears it...

I just read through the post and it appears it could be a challange but when my days off come up I will be ready to jump into it with both feet. I will keep the post updated with pictures and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-12-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,996
Posted By ARCA Dave
I am impressed

Wow I am impressed by the quick reply. I am guessing if I just take all of the little screws out from around the plastic box, and pull the box away I can get to the core through there? Do I have to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-11-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,996
Posted By ARCA Dave
Leaky heater core

I have great heat, but for the last 600 miles I was loosing coolant from the heater core. I was wondering if anyone has ever changed the heater core on this type of unit. I have a 1997 HR endeavor. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,426
Posted By ARCA Dave
Thanks for the updates.......Glad we haven't had...

Thanks for the updates.......Glad we haven't had that much cold weather down here....and by the way......13 days then off to Daytona!!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,412
Posted By ARCA Dave
They are relatively simple to take out. Just...

They are relatively simple to take out. Just take a square NOT phillips head in my case powerdriver bit and remove them carefully with an assistant outside just in case. Remove them and if you can...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-28-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,218
Posted By ARCA Dave
That is very good information to know..Thanks for...

That is very good information to know..Thanks for the info.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-25-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,744
Posted By ARCA Dave
You are correct sir, they are 2 connected in...

You are correct sir, they are 2 connected in parallel. They are the size 31 and of the 950 amp flavor. I will pick up a hydrometer tomorrow just to check them out. I have the shore power...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-25-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,744
Posted By ARCA Dave
97 Holiday Rambler chassis battery question?

Merry Christmas all, Dave here. I have a question about my chassis batteries....I did my periodic check of them yesterday and I had to add some water to the most inboard battery but the outboard one...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-25-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,218
Posted By ARCA Dave
Merry Christmas all, Dave here. I have a...

Merry Christmas all, Dave here. I have a question about my chassis batteries too....I did my periodic check of them yesterday and I had to add some water to the most inboard battery but the outboard...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,426
Posted By ARCA Dave
Heat pump operation

Hi everyone, Dave here. I am new also to this motorhome lifestyle, as my wife and I had previously been traveling with with a truck and fifthwheel. My question is about the heat system in general. ...
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