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Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-18-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By vettenuts
Glad you got it fixed. Curious if you could get...

Glad you got it fixed. Curious if you could get both hand in there or had to remove and install with only one hand?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-17-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By vettenuts
Iíve actually thought about just using a ball...

Iíve actually thought about just using a ball valve instead. Think it would be more reliable in the long run.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-17-2022, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 263
Posted By vettenuts
Do you know what years? I have a 2015 ISL 380hp....

Do you know what years? I have a 2015 ISL 380hp.

Also, is it only the compressor that is eliminated or are there other pulleys (e.g., idler)?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-17-2022, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,505
Posted By vettenuts
Try the 2013 Hyundai Accent. I think yours are...

Try the 2013 Hyundai Accent. I think yours are the same as my 2015.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-17-2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 549
Posted By vettenuts
That looks like the check valve to me. Mine is...

That looks like the check valve to me. Mine is under the water heater access hatch under the rear sink and tough to get to as you can only use one hand. I was in there recently to fix my gas side...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-13-2022, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By vettenuts
Itís definitely a problem, they found a guy in my...

Itís definitely a problem, they found a guy in my daughters workplace parking lot in the act of removing a converter. He dropped his saw and tool bag and ran into the woods. This after a few people...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-13-2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 350
Posted By vettenuts
Cleaning the roof

I would use Dawn and some vinegar. The vinegar will kill the mildew. I use vinegar for a mildew spray around the house and for weed killer. Much better on the environment than Round-up.

Once it...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-12-2022, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By vettenuts
Hoping someone can comment on that route (180/62).

Hoping someone can comment on that route (180/62).
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-12-2022, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By vettenuts
Route to/from Carlsbad Caverns

Couple of other quick questions. How is route 652 west out of Orla? How is route 84 out of Roscoe to 180 west from Snyder to 62 in Seminole?

Thanks for any feedback.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-12-2022, 05:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By vettenuts
Route to/from Carlsbad Caverns

Well, I am glad I asked the question and appreciate the inputs. My original plan, not knowing the roads, was to pick up 176 in Big Spring from route 20 and continue west to route 62. It is sounding...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 926
Posted By vettenuts
You could make a false compartment under the bed...

You could make a false compartment under the bed to make the storage area appear a bit smaller by using the same materials that the factory used (carpet, etc.). Simply snap it in place with some...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 07:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By vettenuts
Couldnít agree more unless itís documented that...

Couldnít agree more unless itís documented that it was recently changed. I did the air filter, fuel filters, desiccant filter, belt and chassis grease before I drove home. Oil was done by the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-11-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 141
Posted By vettenuts
Garmin 780 Suddenly Acting Weird

My Garmin 780 has been flawless since I started using it when it first came out. This last trip it rebooted at the absolute worst time and then every time I got off route (rest area) and it...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-11-2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By vettenuts
Thanks for the input. From what I read about...

Thanks for the input. From what I read about 285, there are a lot of trucks servicing the oil industry and the road is a mess and the coach gets very dirty and covered with oil. Sounds like the...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 01-11-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By vettenuts
Route to/from Carlsbad Caverns

Have been reading some of the old threads on traveling to the caverns on route 285. We are heading in from Abilene on route 176/62 and then out on route 62/180 to the west to get on route 10.

Are...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By vettenuts
I have found that their wiring in general lacks...

I have found that their wiring in general lacks discipline and is very sloppy. Wires hanging in the basement, laying in clumps behind panels and most recently I found the water heater controller...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By vettenuts
The inspectors will inspect the coach for you,...

The inspectors will inspect the coach for you, including the option of drawing fluid samples. You can find them through NRVIA. The Level II inspectors have more training. Because we were buying at...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-10-2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By vettenuts
Thanks for the replies. This is in Kartchner...

Thanks for the replies. This is in Kartchner Caverns State Park in Benson, AZ so there is no shade and the sites are asphalt. Looks like we would only be gone for a few hours as there is...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-10-2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 690
Posted By vettenuts
40' Phaeton - 30 amp & 1 A/C

We are trying to book a location and are bound by dates. Unfortunately, the sites available only have 30 amp service. The maximum temps at this location, according to the weather service, is upper...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-09-2022, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By vettenuts
I would try one of the salvage yards. Might get...

I would try one of the salvage yards. Might get lucky and not need to paint it!
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-09-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 886
Posted By vettenuts
I hired a level 2 inspector who lived near The...

I hired a level 2 inspector who lived near The Villages. Got a lengthy report of what needed to be fixed.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-09-2022, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 319
Posted By vettenuts
2002 Safari Plug change.

I found the plugs much easier to change from below. Installed the Magnum wires from Ultra RV at the same time.
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-09-2022, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By vettenuts
Why not draw a sample for analysis before...

Why not draw a sample for analysis before swapping it out. I would definitely change it, but at least you would have an accurate record.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-06-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By vettenuts
2015 Tiffin Phaeton Slide problems

I would suggest you check the 40 amp fuse and fuse holder on the HWH pump. I had intermittent slide and jack issues and then one day they didnít work at all. The 40 amp fuse holder had partially...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 999
Posted By vettenuts
HWH Leveling issue solved

I carry spares of each and a spare 40 amp fuse holder assembly since this too is a known issue and show stopper.

You may want to check the 40 amp fuse for corrosion as this can limit the current...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-03-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,953
Posted By vettenuts
Phaeton wind noise!!!

Our 2015 does the exact same thing. Two antennas up front. Think one is for radio and the other for CB (not sure on that).

Looking on Amazon, there are numerous spiral wrapped antenna...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-03-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By vettenuts
The controller circuit board did have a large pad...

The controller circuit board did have a large pad for sticking it down, with the original removable paper on the sticky still in place☹️
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-02-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By vettenuts
Thanks for the diagram. The water heater now...

Thanks for the diagram. The water heater now works. I was preparing to trace the low voltage through the thermostat and it fired up. I think what happened was the controller plug didn’t have...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-01-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By vettenuts
2015 Phaeton Suburban SW10DE Water Heater Fuse for Gas Side

My water heater works fine on electric, doesnít even click when I try to utilize the gas for heat. Checked the controller and there are no apparent bad spots on the circuit card as I have seen...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-24-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,527
Posted By vettenuts
Backing up with a connected toad

I have backed up a couple of feet several times, but as soon as I see the front wheels start to turn I stop.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-24-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By vettenuts
I would definitely use JG Lubricant Services...

I would definitely use JG Lubricant Services especially since Tom Johnson, the owner, developed the specification for Transynd.

https://jglubricantservices.com/home.html
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-24-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By vettenuts
Ultra RV Products will overnight if you need it,...

Ultra RV Products will overnight if you need it, just not sure they are open today.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-22-2021, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 875
Posted By vettenuts
Leveling Problem 2022 Bus

Mine was the 40 amp fuse. Itís a common problem.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-22-2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 198
Posted By vettenuts
Not sure what the problem is, but when I had mine...

Not sure what the problem is, but when I had mine gone over they said they also reflowed some of the printed circuit board solder, which were known problem. Could be you dash shorted.
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-21-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By vettenuts
Stopped in Walmart today, they had Blue DEF and...

Stopped in Walmart today, they had Blue DEF and the production date was a little over a week ago. Price was higher though.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-19-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By vettenuts
Slide Issue

Personally, I would walk away from the coach and keep looking.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-19-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By vettenuts
Don't know, but RockAuto wouldn't warranty it...

Don't know, but RockAuto wouldn't warranty it because they said it's not a listed item for the 8.3 motor. Replaced with the same pump from Amazon.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-18-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By vettenuts
2015 Phaeton 10HDKCA generator service Help

From what I understand, Itís unfortunately at the front of the engine, towards the rear of the coach. I have seen it on the 8K so the 10K should be the same. A good time to do the spark arrestor...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-18-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By vettenuts
I replaced my water pump twice, first replacement...

I replaced my water pump twice, first replacement failed in 300 miles. I would personally replace the idler, tensioner and fan clutch since it all comes out for the pump. I saved my old idler and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-18-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By vettenuts
Not sure if you have an ISL, but there are...

Not sure if you have an ISL, but there are current campaigns to replace the SCR. Might want to check on QuickServ to see if your engine is involved.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-15-2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By vettenuts
Not sure, going to investigate once we get to...

Not sure, going to investigate once we get to warmer weather in a couple of weeks. I was curious if it had been done and if there were any tricks. I can get my head in the cabinet but likely not my...
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-15-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By vettenuts
DEF in short supply

Went to the local NAPA today. They have the OWI Blue DEF on sale for $12.99. However, they also had three pallets of Oilzum DEF, which is made in Massachusetts and sold locally in New England, for...
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-14-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By vettenuts
NAPA has it on sale right now, think I will check...

NAPA has it on sale right now, think I will check tomorrow.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-14-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By vettenuts
2015 Phaeton 40 QBH Water Heater Check Valve

Curious if anyone has replaced their water heater check valve through the access panel in the rear corner cabinet on a Phaeton 40 QBH?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-13-2021, 06:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By vettenuts
You're right, I misread the manual. I think I...

You're right, I misread the manual. I think I better start drinking more :facepalm:
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-12-2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,633
Posted By vettenuts
That looks like the rear panel of the drawer has...

That looks like the rear panel of the drawer has separated so any drawer contents can spill out.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-11-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By vettenuts
The dump valve is a common failure item, not sure...

The dump valve is a common failure item, not sure if you have checked that yet. That was leaking on mine as well as a couple of fittings.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-11-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By vettenuts
Thanks for replying. I went back and looked at...

Thanks for replying. I went back and looked at the maintenance schedule to find that most of the items in the list are every six months. I think if I did that I would be just maintaining the coach...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-09-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 904
Posted By vettenuts
Mine is a 2015, had the same issue. Bought used...

Mine is a 2015, had the same issue. Bought used in 2020. Finally found the problem this summer, both front air bags were leaking. Had to spray up into the bag where is rolls during inflation and...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-09-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By vettenuts
Typically it is glued.

Typically it is glued.
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