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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-26-2020, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By Golden Gopher
Rain Causing Check Engine Light

Can driving in a day long rain cause the check engine warning in a Diesel pusher?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-30-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By Golden Gopher
Steps out but sagging

Steps are extended but drop an inch when stepped on!

They also donít retract all the way in; they stop short an inch or two.

Any thoughts on a fix?

Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-07-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Golden Gopher
Angry Dreaded EE Code on 5 Button Thermostat

Your experience and solution!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-08-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By Golden Gopher
4010 and no need for CS!

4010 and no need for CS!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-07-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 786
Posted By Golden Gopher
twogypsies: Was yours a Model 4010?

twogypsies:

Was yours a Model 4010?
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-19-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,609
Posted By Golden Gopher
What model was your 2004 DSDP, what engine and...

What model was your 2004 DSDP, what engine and chassis?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 894
Posted By Golden Gopher
Have you ever replaced the TripTek Battery? ...

Have you ever replaced the TripTek Battery?

Not alot of room to work!
Clock Battery
The TripTek computer utilizes a replaceable battery # CR1632 to retain its clocks memory when the system
is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-04-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile Tie Rod and Ball Joint Boots

Inspection found all tie rod boots ripped open, and ball joint boots beginning to rip open also!

How long before these become safety issues?

Will this create other suspension and/or steering...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-13-2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By Golden Gopher
Mississippi coast.

We have stayed at Majestic Oaks RV in Biloxi; several blocks off the beach.

Tight but nice, all concrete.


Cajun RV is closer to the beach, but also to train tracks.

Gulf Haven is in...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-10-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile Good overnite just West of OKC

Anyone have any favorites?
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-04-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 827
Posted By Golden Gopher
10W 30 oil in ISL 9

More and more shops are adding 10W30 on oil changes.

Have you run this viscosity and your thoughts.

Thanks!
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-24-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile E. Sahuarita Road from AZ 83 to Sahuarita

Guys:

What is the condition for a 40 MH and toad?

Thanks!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,466
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile LED Lights

Great picture, but it sure would be nice to have all info from the box re part number etc!

How 'bout it!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,940
Posted By Golden Gopher
8K Cat (Powertech) Generator Manual

What is the difference between PT 8 and PT 8-Ksi?:angel:m
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-20-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Golden Gopher
Solved problem! Trip-Tek uses fuse #28 It...

Solved problem!

Trip-Tek uses fuse #28
It was re_ positioned and back to normal!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-20-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Golden Gopher
2004 DSDP fuse for Trip-Tek

Anyone know which fuse is for Trip-Tek?

Newmar told me only went back to 2008 for this!

Can anyone help?

Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 962
Posted By Golden Gopher
Spartan chassis Back up alarm

Has anyone ever had their's come on in the middle of the night, with having been parked for a couple of weeks and no key in the ignition?


Would you disable it then?:sad:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-07-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Golden Gopher
2004 DSDP Chassis Cutoff Switch

Guys:

Precisely, what does this switch in the engine compartment turn off, and what still is a parasitic drain on your chassis batteries?

In storage, without power, would this switch being used...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-31-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By Golden Gopher
Winterizing- Diverter

Remove your cartridge filter, store in resealable bag with a little water, or discard.

Diverter is available from rvupgrades.com;

consists of a metal plate and a gasket that fits in the top of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-08-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,950
Posted By Golden Gopher
WeatherPro Wind Sensor

When enabled it continues to beep; if awning is out it retracts and still continues to beep!

If awning is in and switch is put to enable it continues to beep!

Is there a way to re-set switch so...
Forum: Cummins Engines 07-27-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,867
Posted By Golden Gopher
Fuel additive

Has anyone used a product called Archoil 6200?

What are your reviews?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-21-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By Golden Gopher
Archoil 6200 Fuel additive

Would be interested in hearing from pre 2007 diesel owners about the history they experienced from Archoil 6200!

Thanks!:)
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-03-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By Golden Gopher
Re: Xantex battery temp sensor

I have the same issue.

I have purchased a new BTS.

Why can't I drill a hole horizontally from the battery bank to the
Inverter bay, pass through the rj45 connector and connect to the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-03-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,021
Posted By Golden Gopher
Where are 2003 Mountain Aire fresh tank drains

Is there anything that can be done to speed up the draining of the fresh water tank?

It drains extremely slowly!

Thanks!:sad:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-23-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By Golden Gopher
How to clean front film

Difficult bug crud is best removed when the ambient temp is high, and the liberal use of denatured alcohol.

Does it better than anything I've seen!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-02-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,674
Posted By Golden Gopher
1998 Dutch Star

Point of education!

Since jacks use hydraulic fluid, do they pull from the main #46 hydraulic tank, or do they have their own tank?:confused:


Obviously for a diesel MH!
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-23-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Golden Gopher
The leak was found to be the lift pump. ...

The leak was found to be the lift pump.

Found Conntryfit and Dutchstar411 posts on tightening the 3 bolts that hold the pump.

Problem looks to be ULSD in pre2007 Cummins engines causing gasket...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-20-2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 686
Posted By Golden Gopher
370 ISL fuel line: Rubber or Steel

Does anyone know what the fuel line is constructed of?

This will help in my discussion with the repair shop for the small diesel leak on my DSDP.

Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-18-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,525
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smallleak

Guys:

It appears to be diesel fuel that is leaking!

Have appt at local Cummins auth dealer on Monday.

Let's hope it's just a fitting that can tightened!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-18-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,525
Posted By Golden Gopher
Not sure? I need to investigate more closely...

Not sure?

I need to investigate more closely but it is very difficult to get under.

We are in site that has the front jacks up so we are lower in the back.

Leak is small and coach has run...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-18-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,525
Posted By Golden Gopher
Small leak at bell housing; how costly?

I have a small leak from bell housing on DSDP w/370 Cummins.

What is repair and how costly?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-10-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,839
Posted By Golden Gopher
How long can you run unplugged? What is the...

How long can you run unplugged?

What is the downside?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-07-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Golden Gopher
How best to thread new BTS to Inverter

I have a problem with the Battery Temp Sensor on my Xantrex RV2012. It was signaling that the batteries were over/under temperature and would not allow inverter to charge batteries.

Xantrex...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-23-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By Golden Gopher
Rv2012 on 04 DSDP

Long ranger:


My chassis batteries were dead after sitting two weeks, even with 50a!


Had to use battery boost to start.


Is BIRD defective or will leaving on RV2012 Xantrax solve this...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-18-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,080
Posted By Golden Gopher
Talking Ignition Switch Spins!

Solution was as easy as reaching behind ignition stopping it from spinning; and using an open needle nose to turn the bezel with it's notches.

Unit is a 2004 DSDP with a dash ignition which...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-15-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,080
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile Ignition Switch Spins!

Thanks to all that responded!

I finally spoke with Spartan, and their fix is to move the key to acc
position (approx.), and using a paper clip insert it at the small pinhole at about the 4...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,080
Posted By Golden Gopher
Ignition Switch spins!

Can't fire engine! Key switch doesn't catch and fire engine!

What is the fix?

Very little room to reach up under dash.

How can I get back on the road!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-28-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Golden Gopher
Added Distilled water just about 3 weeks ago....

Added Distilled water just about 3 weeks ago. Batteries are also quite new?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-28-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Golden Gopher
Batteries charge drops fast!

Guys:

Batteries show full charge on monitor panel and 100% on inverter panel, but within several minutes of furnace blower being on, charge drops to 60% charged!

Is this normal?

After...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-20-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,216
Posted By Golden Gopher
Norcold ice maker not working

Power is good, bail arm goes up and down, water from under sink is at solenoid, but no water at ice maker.

Is solenoid available by itself?

Where is best source?:sad:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-15-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By Golden Gopher
No switch lite on block heater switch

Is this normal?

How do I know that it is on?

:sad:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By Golden Gopher
Battery jumper box for toad brake

What are the pro's and con's of using a jumper box battery :cool:as a power source for a supplemental brake system, to solve the toad's battery from dying?
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 11-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By Golden Gopher
Hwy 152 from east to west across N. Kansas City

Guys:

Trying to go from I35 to I70.

Is this a good road and a good shortcut around KC?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Golden Gopher
DSDP air bags on Spartan MM

Guys:

If I park and don't do a air dump, how long before air bags wifi deflate?

And when they do deflate, will they deflate all the way, just the same as an air dump.

Thanks!:)
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-06-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Golden Gopher
Triptek vs Silverleaf

Any and all!:)
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-05-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By Golden Gopher
Triptek vs Silverleaf etc.

I have Triptek installed on my DSDP as a factory option.

I have noticed discussions about other Coach Trip Computer's and am left wondering what are the differences and whether they are worth...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-03-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile DSDP 2004 water leak!

Guys:

I have a water leak in the last forward storage bay under my driver's power window.

The last owner of the coach lost the Smartwheel control module from water in this bay.

It seems that...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-24-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile Thanks to replies

I had previously winterized my Splendide 2100 with the warm water setting, just as my manual said.

In light of new instructions, I today re-winterized using both the cold and then the hot...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-23-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By Golden Gopher
Smile 2004 Splendide 2100 Winterization clarification

Westland Sales, the support arm for Splendide says that when winterizing with rv antifreeze, that the temperature knob can be set to warm, just like the 2004 model DSDP manual states.

It appears...
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-14-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By Golden Gopher
Oil usage between changes

What can I expect to be the average usage between changes on a 370ISL?
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