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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-25-2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By 02trader
Thanks for all of the feedback. Fortunately, our...

Thanks for all of the feedback. Fortunately, our rear Tecma toilet problem has been solved...but not without some work followed by a "brief" conversation with my wife!!!

Since we purchased our...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-24-2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By 02trader
Rear Tecma toilet

In a 2016 Anthem 44B, any thoughts on how to best remove the wooden surround over the rear Tecma toilet and then how to evacuate the bowl which is full of water??? The motor runs when both buttons...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-05-2022, 03:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,250
Posted By 02trader
As George Schweikle mentioned above, much of this...

As George Schweikle mentioned above, much of this choice often has to do with what type of vehicle(s) you plan to bring along on your travels.
My restored 1976 BMW is just not suitable for flat...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-28-2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,232
Posted By 02trader
Dr. Mike I can't speak for how other extended...

Dr. Mike
I can't speak for how other extended warranty contracts may work but mine (Compass/AGWS) specifically excludes most exhaust issues. I just completed the replacement of the exhaust bellows...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-25-2022, 06:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,208
Posted By 02trader
Magic-Carpet Does that mean that the new...

Magic-Carpet

Does that mean that the new heads all come with the "quality" sensors even though they are not used for reporting on the 2017 and prior?

According to the Cummins tech, this is...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-24-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,208
Posted By 02trader
With all of the discussions about DEF heads, I...

With all of the discussions about DEF heads, I thought it may be of interest for some to see what a new unit from Spartan looks like. This one is for my 2016 Athem and it measures 22" from the top...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-24-2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,232
Posted By 02trader
Unique DEF Head Failure...but potentially SERIOUS!

With 43,125 miles on my purchased new 2016 Anthem 44B built on a Spartan K2-450 chassis manufactured in 2015, I had assumed that mine may not be as susceptible as newer models to the chronic DEF head...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-21-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By 02trader
Driver side front slide motor

I was awoken last night by a rhythmic clicking noise coming from under the left-center side of my 2016 Anthem...it sounded like a solenoid engaging and disengaging but from inside the coach, I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-19-2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,366
Posted By 02trader
Sandy and Andrei We are also in Casa Grande and...

Sandy and Andrei
We are also in Casa Grande and have had the same Samsung icemaker issues in our 2016 Entegra since it was new as others have described? I assume that somebody had to come from...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-05-2022, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By 02trader
Jon These same chrome trim pieces which I had...

Jon
These same chrome trim pieces which I had Summit cut and install on my Anthem a few years ago have deteriorated and need to be replaced. What type of adhesive did you use to secure the chrome...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-20-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 28,851
Posted By 02trader
Thanks to all for the replies. Though certainly...

Thanks to all for the replies.
Though certainly not always but sometimes "older" may be better!
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-20-2021, 03:34 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 28,851
Posted By 02trader
Like others, I have been following the Def head...

Like others, I have been following the Def head issue and am just wondering when and where I may see a dreaded CEL light which is apparently the beginning indicator of a DEF head failure.
But I have...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 07-03-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,022
Posted By 02trader
Harold and Sandy It sounds like I was incorrect...

Harold and Sandy
It sounds like I was incorrect that the Def head issue is unique to Anthem models built later than 2016. We purchased our 44B new in May, 2016 on a Spartan chassis built in...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-25-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,022
Posted By 02trader
Is it correct that the Def Head issue is unique...

Is it correct that the Def Head issue is unique to post-2016 Entegra/Spartan coaches? Were 2016 model year and earlier coaches equipped with an earlier iteration of these DEF units or a different...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-23-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 18,014
Posted By 02trader
Though it may be already understood by the OP and...

Though it may be already understood by the OP and others who have commented on this topic, there is a significant difference between being refused service by an RV dealer from whom you did not...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-28-2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,845
Posted By 02trader
Thanks for all of the battery feedback...I always...

Thanks for all of the battery feedback...I always learn from other Entegra owners on this site.
I've ordered two Deka 9A31 AGM 925CCA batteries for chassis service and eight Deka 8AGC2 AGM 6V Deep...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-28-2021, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By 02trader
TXBart Just replaced the green AC button for...

TXBart
Just replaced the green AC button for the second time in my 2016 Anthem...bought an extra switch in anticipation of the next failure.
Part number for my 2016 coach for the AC button is...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-24-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,845
Posted By 02trader
Perhaps one of you electrical gurus can assist me...

Perhaps one of you electrical gurus can assist me with a new issue I have.

I purchased a 2016 Anthem new in May, 2016...it was built on a Spartan chassis with a 2015 build date. The coach...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-24-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,883
Posted By 02trader
Kevin et al Your 2018 coach may not have the...

Kevin et al
Your 2018 coach may not have the same HVAC dash control system as my 2016 Anthem (see attached) but I had a similar issue with my dash AC as you described, multiple times since I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-20-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,192
Posted By 02trader
Karen & Allen Thanks for the note re:...

Karen & Allen
Thanks for the note re: contacting Samsung for help with the icemaker issue. I had attempted to get some assistance from this same number a few months ago and struck out...nobody...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,192
Posted By 02trader
Status of Samsung icemaker class action

For those of us lucky enough to have a Samsung french-door refrigerator in our coaches, is anybody aware of the status of the class action suit regarding the icemakers in these refrigerators? My...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-09-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 17
American Coach: 1998 American Dream
Views: 3,002
Posted By 02trader
Zippinbye Sorry for the delay in getting back...

Zippinbye
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you.
Based on what the value appears to be, the owner has not yet decided whether to put it on the market. You will be the first to know when this...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-05-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
American Coach: 1998 American Dream
Views: 3,002
Posted By 02trader
zippinbye The serial number plate shows a...

zippinbye
The serial number plate shows a manufacture date of 4/99.
It has a Spartan chassis but I haven't checked to see if it has IFS or not.
More info to follow later today or tomorrow.
Jim
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-25-2020, 06:59 AM
Replies: 17
American Coach: 1998 American Dream
Views: 3,002
Posted By 02trader
Thanks to all for your feedback on the 1999...

Thanks to all for your feedback on the 1999 American Dream, especially to mackwrench.

So, since there seems to be a niche demand for this age and condition of American Dream coaches, any thoughts...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
American Coach: 1998 American Dream
Views: 3,002
Posted By 02trader
I have a good friend who owns a storage warehouse...

I have a good friend who owns a storage warehouse and ended up with this coach in his warehouse...the owner has no interest in spending any time nor money getting it running. All batteries appear to...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-24-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 17
American Coach: 1998 American Dream
Views: 3,002
Posted By 02trader
1998 American Dream

Is there any market out there for a 40' 1999 American Dream motorhome with 60,000 miles which needs a bunch of TLC? Does not appear to be abused...only neglected.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-29-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By 02trader
2018 Anthem Quirks

My 2016 Anthem is now 4 years old and overall we've had good luck with it. Yes, we had to replace the radiator core and surge tank and a few other minor items under warranty but nothing major.

I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-30-2019, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,336
Posted By 02trader
Van I did not have to remove any part of the...

Van
I did not have to remove any part of the wall to gain access to the roller hangars for the door. Unfortunately I don't have any pictures here at home to send you and my coach is still in my...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,504
Posted By 02trader
Gary You ran out of patience with Direct TV...

Gary
You ran out of patience with Direct TV when a software download destroyed your purchased box. My patience was exhausted after almost 3 hours on the phone with a bunch of incompetent morons who...
Forum: Just Conversation 09-19-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,398
Posted By 02trader
It seems to me that another element of this topic...

It seems to me that another element of this topic would be whether or not the person/relative you may be loaning your RV to lives in the same state you live in and whether either of these states...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,546
Posted By 02trader
Charlie & Martha I've pulled a 25' car trailer...

Charlie & Martha
I've pulled a 25' car trailer behind a 45' coach for the past 10 years...sometimes carrying my wife's AWD Subaru which can't be flat towed but more often a Jeep Rubicon set up for...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,116
Posted By 02trader
Have you already tried what hsgoldie suggested?...

Have you already tried what hsgoldie suggested? In my 2016 Anthem, if the OTA system is turned on, the cable system will act as you described even if the RV park cable signal is strong and all...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-27-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By 02trader
Getting back to the original topic, be certain to...

Getting back to the original topic, be certain to look through the manuals for your specific model to find the exact hitch capacity, the maximum tongue weight AND be certain to find out what the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-23-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By 02trader
You may be too far away from where the painting...

You may be too far away from where the painting was being done but I had this happen to an enclosed car trailer I was pulling in Colorado a few years ago, went back to the scene and shot a bunch of...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,511
Posted By 02trader
Noisy dash heater/AC blower

After living in our 2016 Anthem 44B in Arizona all winter, I started everything up in mid-April and was looking for some dash AC to cool things off. I turned the AC on and heard a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-01-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,513
Posted By 02trader
In the spring of 2018, I spent almost three weeks...

In the spring of 2018, I spent almost three weeks between warranty work in Middlebury and some warranty & service work in Charlotte. If you have even a spec of "gearhead" in your DNA, there are at...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-29-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,134
Posted By 02trader
An update!!! Following is the result of my...

An update!!!
Following is the result of my conversations with Greg, NIRVC Parts Department in Phoenix, and Jamie, Entegra CS in Middlebury, on the subject of sourcing and replacing the third LED...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-25-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,134
Posted By 02trader
An update on the replacement of the high LED stop...

An update on the replacement of the high LED stop light on my 2016 Anthem.
Both Entegra CS and Greg in the Parts Department at NIRVC in Phoenix confirmed that the original equipment LED stop light...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-12-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,134
Posted By 02trader
Replacing high mounted LED stop light

Has anybody had the "opportunity" to replace a high mounted LED stoplight? After only 3 years, about 30% of mine is no longer working so I can only imagine that it may be on its way to complete...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-08-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By 02trader
We just returned from a long road trip which...

We just returned from a long road trip which included a week at Fort Camping in Fort Langley, BC. Having lived in West Vancouver for a number of years, I realize that Fort Langley is a bit of a drive...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-07-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,976
Posted By 02trader
MxChief66-1 Thanks for the info...just what I...

MxChief66-1
Thanks for the info...just what I was looking for.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-07-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,976
Posted By 02trader
Is anybody aware of the current status of the...

Is anybody aware of the current status of the class action lawsuit against Samsung regarding these icemakers and what would be required of Samsung should this suit be successful?
If it works out...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 04-24-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,336
Posted By 02trader
Bathroom pocket door problem

Our 2016 Anthem 44B is 3 years old with 25,000 miles. After driving 400 miles on some typically bumpy US and BC highways yesterday, we stopped for the night, walked back to extend the rear slides and...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-18-2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,856
Posted By 02trader
Had a similar issue last spring...the green...

Had a similar issue last spring...the green lighted button switch on the dash which was supposed to activate the AC would not stay lit and pushed in so the system would only blow warm air. I assumed...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-22-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By 02trader
I already had a Zurn Wilkins backflow preventer...

I already had a Zurn Wilkins backflow preventer on the hose I connect to the park bib for use with the sewer tank flush fitting in the utility bay...I used this hose and preventer.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-21-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By 02trader
PROBLEM SOLVED!!! Following a suggested...

PROBLEM SOLVED!!!
Following a suggested procedure recommended by Jacob Shearer at Entegra CS, I back-flushed water from the RV park bib through the macerator hose, into the macerator and then into...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-20-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By 02trader
Thanks for all your thoughts about my "crappy"...

Thanks for all your thoughts about my "crappy" problem! However, my problem persists!!!
We've been in Arizona for 3 months so freezing isn't an issue. The coach hasn't moved since November and I've...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-19-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By 02trader
Odd issue with grey/black tanks

Went to dump my tanks yesterday with grey @ 80% and black @ 85%. Pulled black tank handle first as always and planned to follow with grey. But when I pulled the black handle, nothing happened. Pulled...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-09-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,015
Posted By 02trader
Had the same "lost" exhaust tip issue with my...

Had the same "lost" exhaust tip issue with my 2016 Anthem...within the first 500 miles! As suggested, re-install with screws into exhaust pipe.
Based on experience. don't drive very far without the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-08-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,116
Posted By 02trader
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