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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-31-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Teacher's Pet
The Atwood Levelegs are an electric jack system,...

The Atwood Levelegs are an electric jack system, no hydraulics at all.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-09-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 672
Posted By Teacher's Pet
In about another 300 miles we'll be ready, the...

In about another 300 miles we'll be ready, the distance from our lot in Mission Texas. in the lower Rio Grande Valley. Back on the road in late March.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-03-2018, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,194
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Check the circuit breakers on your inverter, ours...

Check the circuit breakers on your inverter, ours trips when to much load, 90% of the time it's at the inverter on out 2006 Phaeton. Our breakers are buried under the supply cables to the inverter.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 02-23-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Check out RockAuto (https://www.rockauto.com) for...

Check out RockAuto (https://www.rockauto.com) for the needed light assemblies when you find make and year. Our 2006 light assemblies (Jeep 2002 Laredo I believe) were $180 at Red Bay and $39-$232...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-17-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,018
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Had urs done at Red Bay by "The Awning Guys"...

Had urs done at Red Bay by "The Awning Guys" $1200 measured one night installed all 4 in about an hour with three men working the next night. Excellent workmanship and quality.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-03-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,597
Posted By Teacher's Pet
We tow 2014 Flex, had the same battery drain...

We tow 2014 Flex, had the same battery drain problem, with our Patriot. I installed a battery shut off on the Flex battery and ran a pair of 16 gauge wires to to an inside12 volt power socket from...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-07-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 24,748
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Thanks for the info, will be watching out for...

Thanks for the info, will be watching out for more posts on this new Tiffin product. When asked to fill out the "suggestion" area of the survey on check out of the service center in Red Bay, we've...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-17-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,339
Posted By Teacher's Pet
We had leak in our '06 wet bay..cracked nut on...

We had leak in our '06 wet bay..cracked nut on shower drain.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-27-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 36,850
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Great to see, I always went to Camper's Choice...

Great to see, I always went to Camper's Choice (Tiffin's catalog sales) first for needed items, before they it sold out to Camping World years ago. Glad to see a presence on line.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-04-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,895
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Same here on up on the compartment wall just...

Same here on up on the compartment wall just behind the steps. AE WeatherPro awning on a 2006 QSH. Any beeping? If so try turning off the wind sensor, might work then. After 3 control panels and wind...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-25-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Teacher's Pet
We also pulled out one couch on the driver's side...

We also pulled out one couch on the driver's side and replaced it with two Best Furniture Company recliners bought and special ordered from Furnitureland in Goshen IN. We then had a custom flip-top...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-16-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,114
Posted By Teacher's Pet
The circuit breaker/12v fuse panel is located...

The circuit breaker/12v fuse panel is located under the refrigerator on our 2006 Phaeton
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-09-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,130
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Camping World usually has them...very expensive I...

Camping World usually has them...very expensive I have seen them for as high as $40 each, but they have them. I buy mine at the Tiffin parts department or at Rv parts liquidators around Elkhart IN.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-29-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,791
Posted By Teacher's Pet
That is not good, but I'll do as I have for the...

That is not good, but I'll do as I have for the past 11 years with RVer's Notebook. It is no longer supported after the passing of our good friend Mickey Ivey in late 2006. I'll use it until the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-23-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,791
Posted By Teacher's Pet
I've been using Delorme Street Atlas for over 15...

I've been using Delorme Street Atlas for over 15 years. I have tried others and always came back. To me the Good Sam trip planner has been a waste of money the 2 times I purchased it, it just doesn't...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 04-06-2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Yes it stores diagnostic codes until they are...

Yes it stores diagnostic codes until they are cleared from the ECM by a Cat service center computer. Unless the service center is Cat affiliated they can not clear the codes. However any codes prior...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-14-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By Teacher's Pet
WE had the problem in September in Ohio, all...

WE had the problem in September in Ohio, all power at dash shut down twice while driving then came back on after 1-2 seconds. Just basically a "flash" of the dash gauges and lights. Shut down...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-26-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Ours is in the wet bay on the left wall. They...

Ours is in the wet bay on the left wall. They are highly susceptible to water and short out easily which ruins them. I moved ours to the highest point in the bay where the cables would reach,...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-26-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Check out the Intellitec Pump Controller...

Check out the Intellitec Pump Controller (https://www.intellitec.com/assets/pdf/1453-intellitec-pdf-template-53-00145-100.pdf) in your wet bay, if like our Phaeton. Ours has failed twice in 10 years....
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-09-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,622
Posted By Teacher's Pet
If you end up needing to change the headlight...

If you end up needing to change the headlight assembly check out RockAuto.com (https://www.irv2.com/forums/www.rockauto.com)
when you find out the make and model of vehicle used when your Rv was...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-13-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,732
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Last year everything was running fine leaving...

Last year everything was running fine leaving south Texas, then suddenly no cool air at the dash. When we had it checked out, found out a the return coolant line from the front of the RV had rubbed...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-06-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Not really a "degree in electronics" but a 42...

Not really a "degree in electronics" but a 42 year old Masters in Industrial Technology and Adult Education. Yep at one time I was a shop teacher, much has been forgotten, but I'm able to follow...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-05-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Tiffin's electrical techs, confirmed the likely...

Tiffin's electrical techs, confirmed the likely problem was the bad positive lug at the firewall, plus the problem with the "missing fuse" which was found today in the back of the center console...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-02-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Teacher's Pet
The road service mechanic after tracing all the...

The road service mechanic after tracing all the wiring from back to front found a loose lug on positive stud on firewall. The lug was held on by the shrink tubing installed by manufacturer, not the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-02-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Waiting on mechanic at campground, found local...

Waiting on mechanic at campground, found local truck service company 6 miles away, went over to their shop and explained problem, seemed very interested in problem and willing to help....starting to...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-02-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Teacher's Pet
I have power in and out of the circuit breakers,...

I have power in and out of the circuit breakers, tech from FCCC had me by-pass one last night to no avail. Once it gets lighter out, plan on hooking up the by-passed breaker, cutoff switch and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-01-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Power at Batteries and rear of coach, none at Ignition

Started our '06 Phaeton QSH this morning, ran as normal & wife was waiting for it air up to raise jacks, while I was checking toad lights, turn signals Ok, brakes OK, when the Phaeton headlights...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-18-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,776
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Ours is on the driver's side with the vacuum...

Ours is on the driver's side with the vacuum break located under the vanity. I opened up the panel 2 years ago, cleaned and enlarged spray nozzle holes, no problems since.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-18-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Check the wet bay floor for sagging and if...

Check the wet bay floor for sagging and if equipped the driver's side slide for soft spots at the leading and trailing edges of the exterior floor. Both are common problems that could mean a trip to...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,036
Posted By Teacher's Pet
I don't really think the voltage makes a...

I don't really think the voltage makes a difference for the bulb alone, but your rv lighting system as a rule is 12v. I have bought the 15W T8 bulbs at Camping World, PPL Motorhomes, Tiffin...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-08-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,277
Posted By Teacher's Pet
The wet bay floor in our 2006 Phaeton was...

The wet bay floor in our 2006 Phaeton was changed twice. 1st in 2010 with the same material. which failed and 2012 with the new composite floor system. The 1st change out took 3½ days with the crew...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 09-08-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,036
Posted By Teacher's Pet
We don't boondock that often so the power drain...

We don't boondock that often so the power drain of the OEM bulbs in our '06 isn't much of a factor. I needed a "step well" entry bulb this summer, only the second one to quit working in nine and a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-29-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,659
Posted By Teacher's Pet
No tag on our Phaeton....We tow a 2003 Sport Trac...

No tag on our Phaeton....We tow a 2003 Sport Trac at over 4000 pounds it replaced a 1996 GEO Tracker 4Dr 4X4 that weighed in at about 2600 pounds. No great difference in towing the mountains of WV...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-23-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,975
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Ours would get very hot and on occasion shut down...

Ours would get very hot and on occasion shut down in the cabinet provided by Tiffin. It also contained a DVD home entertainment system, a VHS recorder/player and at one time before changing the TV a...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-10-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,363
Posted By Teacher's Pet
No 5 weeks here... Talked to tech support...

No 5 weeks here...

Talked to tech support at a Tiffin on July 30th while at Freightliner Custom Chassis Service Center in Gaffney SC.

We had a problem with the bottom surface of a slide floor ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-06-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,858
Posted By Teacher's Pet
We have had the wet bay floor replaced twice,...

We have had the wet bay floor replaced twice, once with the plywood, again two years later with the plastic composite sheet. 1st time 3.5 days in a bay, removed every thing including the furnace....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-08-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Just ran it from top to bottom of both large...

Just ran it from top to bottom of both large doors @ center meeting area and trimmed with small scissors. The tape will tear in a straight line if you measure the flap width, at least my roll did.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,169
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Our 2nd set of Norcold doors have failing seals...

Our 2nd set of Norcold doors have failing seals also, these are about about 4 years old on a warranty replaced refrigerator. I just found out that Good Sam ESP doesn't cover the door seal, strange...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-06-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,026
Posted By Teacher's Pet
There is an un-vented Splendide model also, not...

There is an un-vented Splendide model also, not sure how well they work though.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-05-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,399
Posted By Teacher's Pet
CW is a great place to inspect items, before you...

CW is a great place to inspect items, before you buy from Amazon or another online source at a considerably lower price.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 06-03-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 905
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Check the hydraulic pump fluid level and power...

Check the hydraulic pump fluid level and power source, if similar systems to our 2006 QSH.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 05-28-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Teacher's Pet
We've stayed at most in the area, none are that...

We've stayed at most in the area, none are that great a value for the rates charged. One that is marginal but cheap is Glo-Wood Campground...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-20-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,469
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Been fulltiming in ours since we bought it new in...

Been fulltiming in ours since we bought it new in Dec 2005. 102K miles at 7.02 mpg. My wife does 99% of driving at 3-5 mph below highway limits.

Mechanically no problems, other than


Had...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-11-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,478
Posted By Teacher's Pet
On our 2006 all the Coax cables I have worked...

On our 2006 all the Coax cables I have worked with have been labeled -- even in the bulkhead behind the TV and the distribution box wall plate at the back of the cabinet.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-03-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Glad to be of help. Ours kicks out if DW is using...

Glad to be of help. Ours kicks out if DW is using a hairdryer, while an electric heater and the coffee maker are on. Kinda of a pain, takes out the TV and Satellite receiver, which takes about 5...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-02-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Have you checked the 2 breakers on your inverter....

Have you checked the 2 breakers on your inverter. On our '06 Phaeton they are located under the main 12 volt supply cables at the lower left hand corner of the inverter. When these go we lose one...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-13-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,064
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Been using "Chat" ever since All-America Direct...

Been using "Chat" ever since All-America Direct went out, works great for me. I also have my request stated in a word processor program and cut and paste. The longest I ever have had to wait for any...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-11-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By Teacher's Pet
At 9 years fulltiming and 101,000 miles driven,...

At 9 years fulltiming and 101,000 miles driven, we have never had a problem with those hoses. Have had to replace the kitchen faucet twice and one vanity faucet once, but had nothing to do with the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-06-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,683
Posted By Teacher's Pet
Been busy all day, sorry for taking so long to...

Been busy all day, sorry for taking so long to get back.

Double check bolts, one has to be sheared for the slide wall to be out of line. Try turning the bolt heads and nuts. I have had them bend...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-06-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,683
Posted By Teacher's Pet
You have likely "partially" sheared a "pin"...

You have likely "partially" sheared a "pin" either at the motor or the drive gear at the end of the slide ... a 2" -- 1/4- 20 grade 8 bolt with a nyloc nut can fix it until you get the correct Tiffin...
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