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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-21-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By JWLSC
I know this sounds simple but Make sure the locks...

I know this sounds simple but Make sure the locks are pointing up when you shut the cover then lock them. Now see how it looks. My 2000 south wind wouldn't hang out at bottom if not latched with the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-24-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By JWLSC
Coleman AC drains

I have Coleman 15000 BTU a.c. units that are ducked. Not sure of exact part number. Anyone know where the water drains are located. I Only see one near the condenser. Are there others located...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-20-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By JWLSC
Solved

I knew that you could adjust the water temp on the single handle faucet, but not sure how. So I went on line to see how to adjust a Moen Posi valve. Well guess what ! The handle was on backwards...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-20-2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By JWLSC
Shower Hot water Flow

In another post I was talking about my hot water being to hot when using electric. From what has been said the best I can get is a 130 degree thermostat, no 120 degree available or adjustable.
...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-19-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Still too hot
Views: 1,015
Posted By JWLSC
I contacted Atwood about a alternate thermostat...

I contacted Atwood about a alternate thermostat to the electric one #91873. I was told I can use the #91470. Now that's great but their are conflicting temps stated for this thermostat. The...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-19-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Still too hot
Views: 1,015
Posted By JWLSC
The 120 degree thermostat for the gas side is...

The 120 degree thermostat for the gas side is part# 91447. Can this part be used on the electric side in place of part# 91873. I don't see any other way to get a lower water temp.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-19-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Still too hot
Views: 1,015
Posted By JWLSC
169250

169250
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-19-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Still too hot
Views: 1,015
Posted By JWLSC
I don't have a mixer valve on the rear of the...

I don't have a mixer valve on the rear of the tank. Has any one replaced the 140 110volt thermostat with a 110 or 120 and have a part number. I have the screw in element.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-18-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Still too hot
Views: 1,015
Posted By JWLSC
Well it looks like the adjustable thermostat is...

Well it looks like the adjustable thermostat is only for the Gas operation. There is a separate thermostat for the electric on the rear of the tank. Guess I will just leave it for now, could try...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-18-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Still too hot
Views: 1,015
Posted By JWLSC
Still too hot

I have an Atwood 10 gal Electric/Gas Hot water heater. The water was to hot even when on electric. This hot water heater has all ways produced really hot water, almost to point of burning you. I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Rm 7732
Views: 1,563
Posted By JWLSC
Here are some pics from Glenn Levers repair. The...

Here are some pics from Glenn Levers repair. The tubing running down the back is the part I'm referring to. It is separate from the main cooling unit. It coming off the main cooling unit. There is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-21-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By JWLSC
Did my 2000 southwind a few years back. I called...

Did my 2000 southwind a few years back. I called Fleetwood and confirmed i had an Alpha roof. $400 for materials. It is a 2 person job. Took me all day.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-21-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Rm 7732
Views: 1,563
Posted By JWLSC
dometic RM7732

dometic RM7732
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-21-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Rm 7732
Views: 1,563
Posted By JWLSC
I have one In the fridge.

I have one In the fridge.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-21-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By JWLSC
I put new seals inn mine last year. Had a few...

I put new seals inn mine last year. Had a few spots not sticking with the 2 sided tape. I just used some gorilla glue.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-21-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
American Coach: Rm 7732
Views: 1,563
Posted By JWLSC
Rm 7732

So the fridge is running fine. Freezer is -5 in the top shelf and gets progressively more hot as you go lower. Bottom shelf is just at freezing. The main unit looks to be operating just fine. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-15-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,308
Posted By JWLSC
American Coach, American Eagle

American Coach, American Eagle
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-04-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By JWLSC
Here is the part that broke.164017

Here is the part that broke.164017
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-02-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By JWLSC
Broken part that was rubber. Getting new part

Broken part that was rubber. Getting new part
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-02-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By JWLSC
I tried that also putting jacks up and down. Have...

I tried that also putting jacks up and down. Have a mobile Shoppe coming to take a look. Yes I have the Spartan MM
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-02-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 901
Posted By JWLSC
1 air bag not inflating

The driver side front air bag will not inflate, all others inflate fine. This happened once before and on like the third try it inflated. So I do not hear an air leak. I have moved the rv back and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-26-2017, 04:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,618
Posted By JWLSC
I thought it would be harder but it went great. I...

I thought it would be harder but it went great. I have a Fumoto on the pan. I had two 15 qt oil drain pans. I took to parts store and recycled the oil. Other then getting​ the filter off it was no...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-24-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By JWLSC
Driver side 162855 Passenger side 162856

Driver side
162855

Passenger side
162856
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-23-2017, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 446
Posted By JWLSC
Generator cover creeping out

The side out cover for the generator is out about 1/4 more on the diver side then the passenger side. I can run the motor and it draws the cover back in where it should be. But the next morning it...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By JWLSC
It's green. When you say container do you mean...

It's green. When you say container do you mean the filter.
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-20-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,618
Posted By JWLSC
Got it off finally. Just applying force and...

Got it off finally. Just applying force and slowly it moved, little by little
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By JWLSC
Done !

Got the oil change done and no leaks,yet. Was not bad except for the filter being a pain to get off. Easy fill on the front of the engine. Next is the Cooling filter, then the Fuel filters. Some...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By JWLSC
Glenn what about the coolant filter. I tried the...

Glenn what about the coolant filter. I tried the valve but not turning. Can I just spin off the old filter and put on the new one. I will loose some coolant is it enough to worry about. If so...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By JWLSC
Glenn that is exactly the setup I'm using. I'm...

Glenn that is exactly the setup I'm using. I'm putting a lot of pressure on the breaker. I didn't want to push so hard I crush in the filter case with the metal bar on the strap wrench

And the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By JWLSC
I'll try that

I'll try that
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-20-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,618
Posted By JWLSC
Stuck oil filter

I have a 1997 cummins c8.3. I'm trying to change the oil and the oil filter will not budge. I'm using a strap wrench. Any ideas on getting it off and not damaging the filter In case I need to leave...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-20-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By JWLSC
Well I went to remove the oil filter with a strap...

Well I went to remove the oil filter with a strap wrench and the filter is not budging. And ideas what Else I can try. Changed about 2000 miles ago.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-19-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,157
Posted By JWLSC
Cummins C8.3 Oil change and Fill

I'm getting ready to do my first oil change on my 1998 American Eagle. So when I go to refill I know I can fill the engine with oil from the top of the engine as with all other engines. But i...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-15-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,524
Posted By JWLSC
Prep is every thing. I had some coating on an old...

Prep is every thing. I had some coating on an old RV that I was not aware of until 6 months later and the Eternabond tape was not sticking in all the places and water was getting under the tape. It...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-11-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
American Coach: Dark Water Mark
Views: 1,239
Posted By JWLSC
Well I washed the whole coach from top to bottom....

Well I washed the whole coach from top to bottom. I even spayed water alone the top first and got nothing. Then I sprayed directly onto the window and still nothing. Not sure what is causing the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-31-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 13
American Coach: Dark Water Mark
Views: 1,239
Posted By JWLSC
Right I do not see any stain above the window. I...

Right I do not see any stain above the window. I have an awning above the window. It rained last night for several hours. I had the awning out and observed no water on the window. Also no brown...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-30-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
American Coach: Dark Water Mark
Views: 1,239
Posted By JWLSC
Hopefully will solve this weekend

John, I think you might be on to something with the frame. The color indicates to me that water is getting into the frame then draining out. But the question is how. Im not thinking it is a leak...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-30-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
American Coach: Dark Water Mark
Views: 1,239
Posted By JWLSC
Dark Water Mark

I have a mark that appears from time to time. Some times when it rains some times not. Some times outside some times inside. The water is not from the weep hole as that is right of the dark mark. ...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-21-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
American Coach: Roof Maintenance
Views: 755
Posted By JWLSC
Roof Maintenance

The fiberglass roof is starting to show it's age. It liked like at one time there was a clear coat as a little is left on the edges of the sides. So I have done the resealing of any openings I the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 03-21-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By JWLSC
American Eagle - Charlotte NC help

I purchased my 1998 American Eagle last year.* I now need to do her annual service.* Iím new to the diesel RV. Iím very handy and mechanically inclined. I need someone in the Charlotte, NC area to...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-13-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
American Coach: Water leak at pump
Views: 1,665
Posted By JWLSC
I was able to get the new pump for under $60. I'm...

I was able to get the new pump for under $60. I'm hoping the current lines and connectors will work with the new pump. If not I'm prepared to replace the supply lines and connectors. Might not get...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-12-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
American Coach: Water leak at pump
Views: 1,665
Posted By JWLSC
Dave, thanks for the input. After thinking about...

Dave, thanks for the input. After thinking about this more i have come up this. At the 2 swan valves remove the brass fitting for the PEX. Replace those with male/male brass fittings. I'm thinking...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-12-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 9
American Coach: Water leak at pump
Views: 1,665
Posted By JWLSC
I got the leak to stop when not running the pump...

I got the leak to stop when not running the pump by tighten up the connector on the back of the pump. I have ordered the replacement pump which is the Shurflo 4008-101-E65. Looking at the old pump...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-11-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
American Coach: Water leak at pump
Views: 1,665
Posted By JWLSC
I have the shurflo 288-422-444 pump. This pump...

I have the shurflo 288-422-444 pump. This pump does not have those guards. I was able to turn the connector on the back of the pump by hand. I think it needs to be tightened more with a little help...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-11-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
American Coach: Water leak at pump
Views: 1,665
Posted By JWLSC
Water leak at pump

I noticed a small amount of water in the bottom of the utility bay, well it turns out I have 2 water leaks I need to fix.* I took the panel to the water pump off and have a leak at the rear connector...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-18-2016, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,136
Posted By JWLSC
I also did a quick cleaning of all my connectors...

I also did a quick cleaning of all my connectors and so far so good. I did switch our the boards and it worked fine in the back furnace. So knew it was not the board. Then I cleaned all connections....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-17-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,136
Posted By JWLSC
Glenn, I’m having a similar issue and still...

Glenn,
I’m having a similar issue and still trouble shooting. My issue is the font furnace would turn on; fan will start and try to ignite but fail on most occasions. I usually can shut off the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-14-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,821
Posted By JWLSC
Glenn, I contacted Spartan Chassis about my...

Glenn, I contacted Spartan Chassis about my jacks. Well I was given like 28 pages of diagrams for the chassis. Not sure if they will help but I'm happy to share. Btw I got them for a 1997 mountain...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-05-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
American Coach: Air bags not inflating
Views: 3,878
Posted By JWLSC
Issue Resolved

The issue is resolved. I acquired this coach in March 2016 and have been learning a lot. I was told my many that my coach did not have a separate air suspension dump switch. Well last night while...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-05-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,914
Posted By JWLSC
Issue Resolved

The issue is resolved. I acquired this coach in March 2016 and have been learning a lot. I was told my many that my coach did not have a separate air suspension dump switch. Well last night while...
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