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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-24-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,727
Views: 488,927
Posted By Dennis_K
Getting rid of the porpoising is easy, just need...

Getting rid of the porpoising is easy, just need the correct shocks. I installed Koni FSD units at 12,000 miles and wish I would have done it sooner. Kept the smooth ride and eliminated the...
Forum: Navistar MaxxForce Engine Forum 07-22-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By Dennis_K
As another MaxxForce 10 owner since 2012 I...

As another MaxxForce 10 owner since 2012 I completely concur with this statement. Well said Robert.
Forum: Navistar MaxxForce Engine Forum 09-24-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By Dennis_K
Fuel pump for what engine? Try...

Fuel pump for what engine?

Try https://www.irv2.com/forums/f122/maxxforce-10-low-pressure-fuel-pump-died-361450.html for the Maxxforce 10.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-30-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 603
Posted By Dennis_K
Just to clearify, there is no "California 95",...

Just to clearify, there is no "California 95", there is US95 that runs through Needles, CA and it crosses into AZ at Blythe, CA. Then there is AZ95 that goes north-south in AZ and through Lake Havasu...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-05-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By Dennis_K
I have some wiring drawings for this era Navistar...

I have some wiring drawings for this era Navistar Motorhomes but they are very incomplete. There is no drawing of the circuit that powers the ignition but I am sure there is a relay in the rear run...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-05-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,515
Posted By Dennis_K
I stayed at the KOA a couple of years ago and it...

I stayed at the KOA a couple of years ago and it wasn't any more dirty or noisy than other park near an interstate. The Calico RV park may be quieter but all dirt and very crowded on the weekends....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-05-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 523
Posted By Dennis_K
That is a antenna cable for a CB radio.

That is a antenna cable for a CB radio.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Dennis_K
First of there is only one wire that supplies...

First of there is only one wire that supplies power to the relay boards and it should be present on two terminals on each connector. The wire should be a 10ga red wire. If one slide works then both...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-29-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Dennis_K
A couple of pictures of the ends of that conduit...

A couple of pictures of the ends of that conduit would be helpful in locating them on our own coaches.

Thanks!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-29-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,450
Posted By Dennis_K
I have a 2012 Monaco 36PFT and I have worked on a...

I have a 2012 Monaco 36PFT and I have worked on a 2013 HR 36PFT and both of these have had electric, dual motor, rack and pinion drives for the dining room slide. Are you sure yours is hydraulic?
...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-24-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,417
Posted By Dennis_K
When I first put them on my car trailer it had...

When I first put them on my car trailer it had rubber stems. After my first trip, when I got back I noticed the paint on the rims was gone where the sensors had been hitting. I replaced with metal...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,096
Posted By Dennis_K
I have one cap out on each joint that won't...

I have one cap out on each joint that won't purge. Every time I grease I loosen those caps and pull them out about 1/4" and then they will purge. They have been this way since new. I grease every...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-20-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,162
Posted By Dennis_K
I have been towing a trailer for 15 years with an...

I have been towing a trailer for 15 years with an overall length of 56'. Always call and make reservations for a pull through site 56'+ long and never had a problem. I did have to use a back in site...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-17-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Dennis_K
There should be a copy of it in your owners...

There should be a copy of it in your owners manual.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-13-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,164
Posted By Dennis_K
FYI, If you are using BC v4.6.2 then you can show...

FYI, If you are using BC v4.6.2 then you can show your route in Google Earth with a couple of clicks or keystrokes. Then all the Google Earth tools are available. I do it often.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-11-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,164
Posted By Dennis_K
FYI, If you have specific questions on using...

FYI, If you have specific questions on using BaseCamp you can try posting them here with a BaseCamp heading or try asking in the BaseCamp Forum https://forums.garmin.com/apps-software/ in the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-11-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Dennis_K
Your 2012 HR Ambassador 36PFT is a 1 1/2 DIN...

Your 2012 HR Ambassador 36PFT is a 1 1/2 DIN radio size so you will have to either use an adapter to resize it down to a 1 DIN or open up the opening to a 2 DIN size. I did the 2 DIN modification by...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Dennis_K
I only have some wiring and plumbing drawings,...

I only have some wiring and plumbing drawings, very incomplete.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-07-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,164
Posted By Dennis_K
When BaseCamp first came out I fought with it off...

When BaseCamp first came out I fought with it off and on for over a year but I really didn't try very hard because Mapsource was still working for me. When the time came where Mapsource wouldn't work...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-07-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By Dennis_K
Those are the dimensions I got from...

Those are the dimensions I got from Monaco/Navistar back in 2013 for mine.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-04-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,330
Posted By Dennis_K
Call Hendersons Lineup/ SuperSteer at...

Call Hendersons Lineup/ SuperSteer at https://supersteerparts.com/shop/koni/
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-02-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Dennis_K
A 2012 Monaco is a Navistar built unit and should...

A 2012 Monaco is a Navistar built unit and should be supported by REV. Could have been built in Oregon or Indiana.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-02-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By Dennis_K
You can also try...

You can also try https://www.goodsam.com/campgrounds-rv-parks/
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-01-2019, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By Dennis_K
The Front Electrical Panel is shown in the owners...

The Front Electrical Panel is shown in the owners manual showing fuses and relays. The wiring may be all white but the wires are labeled with their circuit id and brief description so they are easy...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-01-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By Dennis_K
On my coach the spec was 12' 7". The actual...

On my coach the spec was 12' 7". The actual height is 12' 10" and my garage door is 12' 11". I let the air out of the air suspension to enter the garage.
ALWAYS measure the actual height.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-30-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,138
Posted By Dennis_K
When I started looking to see why my door...

When I started looking to see why my door wouldn't latch correctly I screwed with the strikers a bunch and finally discovered that the bolt was a little short. As in the head of the striker was...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-30-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Dennis_K
I replaced mine with a Kenwood DDX-719. It...

I replaced mine with a Kenwood DDX-719. It supports one camera with the reverse trigger. I did not want the side cameras so that was fine with me but I did find a stand alone device that would handle...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-28-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Dennis_K
:eek: :eek: Where did you hear that? I have...

:eek: :eek: Where did you hear that?
I have been working with Navistar/International with my MaxxForce 10 engine since 2012 and no form of Caterpillar ownership has ever been noted. There was a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By Dennis_K
In 2016 I was able to get a few wiring drawings...

In 2016 I was able to get a few wiring drawings out of AEV Monaco/HR. They are useful but very incomplete. Keep in mind that today's Monaco/HR is not the same one that built your RV. Yours (and mine)...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 07-23-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Dennis_K
Parker, Havasu, or Bullhead/Laughlin in an RV in...

Parker, Havasu, or Bullhead/Laughlin in an RV in the summer is not going to be comfortable, 30 or 50 amps. What you have keep in mind is the normal low temperature is around 90. I have seen many 100...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 07-18-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,164
Posted By Dennis_K
Yes can do all of those functions. Once you...

Yes can do all of those functions. Once you connect your device to the computer with BaseCamp running all of the data on the device will show in BaseCamp. All you need to do is move/copy/send it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Dennis_K
I live and often RV in the AZ desert at those...

I live and often RV in the AZ desert at those temperatures and higher. I have had it happen 3 times over the last 6 years. The first time at 118 degrees but that time the fins were damaged. The next...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-14-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,527
Posted By Dennis_K
I changed my Monroe OEM shocks on my class A at...

I changed my Monroe OEM shocks on my class A at 12,000 miles to KONI FSD and and I was defiantly suddenly satisfied with a previously unsatisfactory experience. Went from dangerous porpoising to a...
Forum: Navistar MaxxForce Engine Forum 07-08-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,509
Posted By Dennis_K
There is a list of codes in the Diagnostic Manual...

There is a list of codes in the Diagnostic Manual but they are very brief. To find details you need to purchase a subscription from International. If you have signed up for "OnCommand Connection" the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-05-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 318,981
Posted By Dennis_K
My 2012 Knight 36PFT had the HD94PQ31 gear and...

My 2012 Knight 36PFT had the HD94PQ31 gear and Weller sent me the TRW TAS65-66003 gear and the 84244602 arm. All fit perfect.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 07-04-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,661
Posted By Dennis_K
Garmin RV770, BaseCamp v4.6.2, Google Earth,...

Garmin RV770, BaseCamp v4.6.2, Google Earth, CampgroundReviews.com and sometimes GoodSam.com.
BaseCamp because it uses the same maps as the RV770.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-30-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,748
Posted By Dennis_K
We bought a new MH and it came with a Fireplace....

We bought a new MH and it came with a Fireplace. I asked the dealer if they would take it out and make the space into a cabinet, they said not a good idea. So I planned on removing it myself later....
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-27-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dennis_K
I noticed in my 4.6.2 that there is no RV...

I noticed in my 4.6.2 that there is no RV Attributes the Driving (Car) Profile but they are there in the RV profile. All that means is there is a difference between them. I have had many different...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-23-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By Dennis_K
My 2012 has a 15 amp fuse marked REFER in the...

My 2012 has a 15 amp fuse marked REFER in the rear run bay.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-23-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,361
Posted By Dennis_K
I use BaseCamp so I rarely do any shaping on the...

I use BaseCamp so I rarely do any shaping on the 770, however when I do, I do not have any problem shaping a route on my 770. It's a little awkward but it works. Much easier to learn BaseCamp and...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-20-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,263
Posted By Dennis_K
My 760 and then 770 both came with the Traffic...

My 760 and then 770 both came with the Traffic cable.
I found the same issues when comparing the two services. I haven't used the cable at all since the I got the BT traffic connected.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 06-20-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dennis_K
Yes stay away from the Trip Planner, it is very...

Yes stay away from the Trip Planner, it is very frustrating to try to use.
BaseCamp took me some time but once I figured it out I dumped all my other routing programs. Now it's windows BaseCamp...
Forum: Navistar MaxxForce Engine Forum 06-20-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,038
Posted By Dennis_K
1. No. 2. No. You have a button to do that and...

1. No.
2. No. You have a button to do that and I don't think it will activate unless needed.
3. In the history report (Generated when the device is connected), there is a data line that is "ATF...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-18-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By Dennis_K
I towed a trailer for 9 years exclusively and...

I towed a trailer for 9 years exclusively and intermittently for the last 6 years when I got a vehicle to flat tow. I rarely have a problem finding room for the trailer. My two combinations are the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 06-17-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,516
Posted By Dennis_K
My 770 came with the HD Traffic receiver power...

My 770 came with the HD Traffic receiver power cable. But I haven't used it since I connected the 770 to my cell phone for traffic.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dennis_K
The Hopper 3 can record up to 16 programs at once...

The Hopper 3 can record up to 16 programs at once and you do not need to be watching at all. I have never seen a function to tell the Hopper to record all movies so you would have to manually set a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dennis_K
My home has wired DSL internet with unlimited...

My home has wired DSL internet with unlimited service. My home router and Hopper are both on backup UPS's so they keep working during short power outages (they have always had the UPS but it's not...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dennis_K
I liked this method too until I found this on the...

I liked this method too until I found this on the DISH website:

"Multiple receivers must watch programming from the same satellite, Pathway X2 antenna receives programming from 1 satellite at a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,768
Posted By Dennis_K
Busskipper, I have been using DISH for over...

Busskipper,

I have been using DISH for over 15 years. I have had about every receiver in that time. I currently have the following...
Home: Hopper 3 with 3 wired Joeys connected to the internet....
Forum: Navistar MaxxForce Engine Forum 06-15-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,509
Posted By Dennis_K
Thumbs up MaxxForce Service manuals

I ran across a link to purchase and download some MaxxForce Service manuals this morning. For $20 I couldn’t pass it up.

International/Navistar MaxxForce DT/9/10 Diesel Engine Service Manual...
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