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Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 04-18-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By Dutch Master
Deep Cycle Battery Manufacturers

Good day fellow RVers,
I am helping out a good friend to replace his current 12 volt deep cycle battery. I know the pros and cons of using two - 6 volts vs one 12 volt deep cycle battery. There...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-13-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By Dutch Master
RV Park in RGV

Check out Llano Grande. Outstanding RV park and also mobiles. "First Class" and not rundown like many are in the area. I reviewed them all while visiting Missiion and the surrounding area. You...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-10-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,337
Posted By Dutch Master
Needed 12 Volt Power on Comm Line

Hello Marvin & BVJandJ63,
I am trying to figure out what you stated on your last post. This is what I have assumed:


1. If you remove the comm wire coming from Unit 1 (i.e. remove it from Unit...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-09-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,337
Posted By Dutch Master
12 volts power to addiitonal A/C Units

Hello MarvinG and others,
You are correct in your reply. However, Newmar does not use the "same strategy" as Tiffin where they provide 12 volts to each unit. As stated, Newmar only provides 12...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-08-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,337
Posted By Dutch Master
Proceedure to Fix the Problem

Hello BVJandJ63,
Wow - a lot of work, many comments, and still no progress. As I read the many posts I think you are "getting off in the weeds!" Let me explain in simple terms.
I have been...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-08-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,284
Posted By Dutch Master
RV Slideout Issue Prompts Stage 8 to Manufacture Locking Kit

What exactly is the RV slideout problem?

Owners of the Newmar (https://camperreport.com/newmar-2021-king-aire/) Dutch Star and Mountain Air 2015 Model 4369, and the Tiffin...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-25-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,105
Posted By Dutch Master
LOCAST TV replacing Satellite TV

Hello TXwannabe - Streaming is the way to go, which is making satellite TV obsolete. The problem with it, is that is does use up a lot of data. To use it most of the time, you will have to have a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-28-2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello brandss, Exactly what did a couple of...

Hello brandss,
Exactly what did a couple of people do when "looking at it?" There are several switches in the "12 volt chain" that can interrupt the magnetic clutch from engaging - high pressure...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello JTrving, Many suggestions on external...

Hello JTrving,
Many suggestions on external streaming devices. I would go with the Roku Ultra, which has great performance. A bit more but worth it. Roku outsells other streaming devices by a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello mpm 2433, The latching relay only...

Hello mpm 2433,
The latching relay only provides a ground. Use a simple automotive 12 volt test light to check it out. Provide power to one side of the test light. The other to the wire that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,355
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Again Bob Prince, Remember, the control...

Hello Again Bob Prince,
Remember, the control board on A/C unit 1 supplies the 12 volt and comm to the system. Simply remove both plugs from Control Board #1 and you have a dead circuit. Cut the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 925
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Charlie & Martha, Someone is not...

Hello Charlie & Martha,
Someone is not technically savvy here. The 120V AC power comes from either genny or shore power. Simple - start at circuit breakers for the A/C units. Check with voltmeter...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello FalconEddie, I agree with Gary...

Hello FalconEddie,

I agree with Gary RVroamer. Find out what parts you need to acquire them yourself. Ask the dealer if they would install them. If not, pay that "Clown Dealer" and call a good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello MonacoWind 96, Something does not sound...

Hello MonacoWind 96,
Something does not sound right here. You are trying to "shotgun" parts without proper analysis.

The temperature sensor is merely a resistor that changes value as the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By Dutch Master
Good day Copella 1, Not sure where the leak is...

Good day Copella 1,
Not sure where the leak is coming from as you stated. If it is leaking from the pin hole (trace of oil around it), you could clean it up and try JB Weld without removing it. You...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-27-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,355
Posted By Dutch Master
Good day Bob, Comm links look very erratic as...

Good day Bob,
Comm links look very erratic as you have seen. Let's take this in a "step by step" process.

First, I am a bit confused by the Black and Gray wires you mention. Normal RJ-11...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-18-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Dutch Master
Good day rOckykansas, Hard to determine what is...

Good day rOckykansas,
Hard to determine what is going on, but let me give you some direction.


1. The black (+12 volts) and white (negative side of 12 volts) come from the converter. It feed...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-18-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 16,355
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello G--Unit, Thanks for reaching out to me on...

Hello G--Unit,
Thanks for reaching out to me on this problem. I will try to address your questions.


1. The +12 volt power to the second unit is supplied by the RJ-11 telephone wire. ...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-09-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,471
Posted By Dutch Master
Why not consider halogen bulbs? Now this is not...

Why not consider halogen bulbs? Now this is not a "one for one" replacement since these type of bulbs require an inverter to produce a high voltage to fire them up. But if you have electrical...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-31-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 20,105
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello AlanK, Take a look at the TIVO Bolt OTA. ...

Hello AlanK,
Take a look at the TIVO Bolt OTA. You can skip commercials with "one touch" This is a good DVR when using an antenna. CAUTION. This and other OTA DVR's have only a ATSC tuner...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-12-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 530
Posted By Dutch Master
Sounds like either power (+12 volt) or ground...

Sounds like either power (+12 volt) or ground (negative) is missing AT the slideout control board. This requires minor "electrical tech savy" - use of voltmeter and understanding schematic wiring...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-30-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,030
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello WagonMaster 2, A very lively discussion...

Hello WagonMaster 2,
A very lively discussion on the pros and cons of Dell vs Lenovo vs Chrombook. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. From your discussion, both the Dell and Lenovo has...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-30-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Vsayler, I had a similar problem with my...

Hello Vsayler,
I had a similar problem with my 2008 Newmar Kountry Star. I went up on the roof to check any open cracks from seals, etc. and did not find any. I also caulked around the small solar...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-02-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Posted By Dutch Master
Sounds like the ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch)...

Sounds like the ATS (Automatic Transfer Switch) did not release? Shore powe has priority (engaged). If stuck closed, then the generator would not be connected. Make sure no power is applied and...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-29-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Dutch Master
Just purchase a nickel copper brake line. This...

Just purchase a nickel copper brake line. This can be bent by hand. Take off the old brake line and use it as as "template" to bend the new line. Purchase a flairing jig to do the ends along with...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-10-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 474
Posted By Dutch Master
Battery Box Bearings Updated 2019

Like many Newmar and other motorhome owners, sooner or later we are faced with rehabbing the battery box. I just did mine on my 2008 Kountry Star. The tray has a total o 8 roller bearings - 2 for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-09-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By Dutch Master
Radiator Flush Cleaner

Good day fellow IRV2'ers,
I am planning to flush the radiator on my 2008 Newmar Kountry Star with the ISL400 HP diesel engine. I have seen several post on how to perform it, but do not see any...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-16-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,210
Posted By Dutch Master
Omni directional have weaker signak strength than...

Omni directional have weaker signak strength than a Yagi type. Look at Amazon for reviews and pricing. Uae an external pole to mount and run the cable in. The other RV types simply will not stack...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-16-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Dutch Master
RedneckExpress - Also try parts-express.com. ...

RedneckExpress - Also try parts-express.com. Vast array of speaker options at good pricing.
Regards
Dutch Master
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-16-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,224
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Rondibell - A sad but truth situation be...

Hello Rondibell - A sad but truth situation be told here. But it sounds like you have "zeroed in" on the Grand Design. Let me make a couple of suggestions.
1. Go to the manufactures web site and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-16-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,085
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Patspage04 All good input from fellow...

Hello Patspage04
All good input from fellow RVers. Both the Oasis and Aquahot are "On Demand" water heaters that burn diesel to give you continous hot water for showers. A 10 gallon works well, as...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-16-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By Dutch Master
Mr. SeaView - A number of things could cause this...

Mr. SeaView - A number of things could cause this - loose AC power connection, bad control board, bad start capacitor, and finally a thermostat. Not familar with National MH, but does it use a 5...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 07-15-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,545
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello CalCamp, MY good friend and RV buddy had...

Hello CalCamp,
MY good friend and RV buddy had the same problem with his Chevy 350 and Jayco 5th. You have to be careful on the clearance between the bottom of the 5th and the truck bed, especially...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-15-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,882
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello PhotoDad, As stated, the 5th wheel will...

Hello PhotoDad,
As stated, the 5th wheel will be delivered at the show. But as you read on the various posts, the best deal" is not at the show, these are more or less "come ons" to get you signed...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-15-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Again Tanman3225, You are correct - the...

Hello Again Tanman3225,
You are correct - the units are "daisy chained" using the RJ11 wires and connectors. Each control board has an input and output connector (via parallel connection on the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-14-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Tanman32225, What you are experiencing is...

Hello Tanman32225,
What you are experiencing is a "broken communications" line between your thermostat and the AC/Heat Pump units. Having experiencing this problem and totally understanding how the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello MightS4, Looking at your picture, the...

Hello MightS4,
Looking at your picture, the main battery cables look correct. Here is a picture of my Newmar chassis batteries

The only thing I cannot tell if you correctly hooked the smaller...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 07-01-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,897
Posted By Dutch Master
You may have a partially cloged fuel filter? ...

You may have a partially cloged fuel filter? This is a DIY, but remember to pre-fil the new filter with clean diesel fuel when installing it. If this does not fix the problem, the next subject is a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,089
Posted By Dutch Master
Troubleshooting A/C problems take gauges,...

Troubleshooting A/C problems take gauges, voltmeter, and knowledge of systems. Lacking any of these tools and experience will not fix the problem. Second guess anything is useless. There is...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-29-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By Dutch Master
Good day neovida, Not sure if you have found...

Good day neovida,
Not sure if you have found the problem, but let me add some additional information since my background is electrical engineering and some experience with RV water pumps.


1....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,050
Posted By Dutch Master
Good day Dr. Phil, I looked at the Intellic...

Good day Dr. Phil,
I looked at the Intellic schematic. Using their diagram, the black wire is what gets "switched" when turned on. The white wire is GROUND. Just jumper the black to the white...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-23-2019, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Dean S Outstanding! Not rocket science. ...

Hello Dean S
Outstanding! Not rocket science. Glad to assist you in finding the root cause of your problem.
Best Regards
Dutch Master
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-22-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 791
Posted By Dutch Master
Good Day Dean S, I do not believe that these...

Good Day Dean S,
I do not believe that these fans are "hard wired" - i.e. no connector used to install them at time of factory install. Being so, I would recommend the unit be removed from the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-12-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Again "D" - You can simply use Google and...

Hello Again "D" - You can simply use Google and search using "Attwood Jacks problems." Many of the links are IRV2 type. Good Luck
Dutch Master
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 998
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Rusty Gold - I had the same problem with my...

Hello Rusty Gold - I had the same problem with my 4 door Norcold on my Kountry Star. I found the exact relacement for a mere $35 at Walmart online. Rip off artist CW wanted $125. Also Amazon was...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,511
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello "D" - There is a wealth of information on...

Hello "D" - There is a wealth of information on this site for Atwood jacks, including how to troubleshoot the system, rebuilding the jacks, and resetting the panel. You will need both electrical and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-30-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,254
Posted By Dutch Master
Camping World - Are They Done? (Update April 2019)

Good Day Fellow RVers,
Looks like Camping World has a real problem, from insider trader to malfeasance by Marcus Lemonis. A fellow friend RVer sent me this morning.



Part 1:...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-15-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By Dutch Master
Drill three holes - two to mount switch, one to...

Drill three holes - two to mount switch, one to drill through the firewall to get the wire from the outside to the inside of the vehicle. Not even run wire through the engine compartment? This takes...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-15-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Again Cwet, You could replace the 5 watt...

Hello Again Cwet,
You could replace the 5 watt panel with a 100 watt type ($125.00). But the 100 watt panel is much larger (47 x 20 in). Available at Amazon: ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-14-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By Dutch Master
Hello Cwet I have a 2008 KSDP - 3960. The...

Hello Cwet
I have a 2008 KSDP - 3960. The solar panel on the roof is a measly 5 watt panel - totally useless. You need at least 100 watt panel. This will give you around 8 amperes of power, good...
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