Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner RV LIFE Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > Search Forums
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 124
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Jim Bob
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-28-2016, 05:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By Jim Bob
2014 Meridian rain water leak

I know I have seen a post on this site before about this problem and I now have it also. Has anyone had the seal-tech test done and still had water in the coach after it rained?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-06-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Bob
pressure test

Had a pressure test done in December and found a leak around the top marker light over the drivers side along with 3 other places. It was supposed to be fixed and then 4 weeks later we had all the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-30-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Bob
misunderstood about Winnebago

Sue46 you are right that Winnebago is stepping up to the plate.

I have no complaint with the service they offer their customers. I have had many e-mail and phone conversations with this Regional...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-30-2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Bob
warranty

So the warranty from Winnebago should read: "We will work on your problem for the period of one year from the date of purchase and if it is not solved in that period you are on your own"

There are...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-29-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Bob
trip to the factory

I am presently dealing with the Regional Service Rep for Winnebago and he is trying to help get the problem fixed once and for all at Camping World. I am going to give Camping World one more try to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Bob
mold test

It is a long way from South Georgia to the factory in Iowa. I had hoped a good service department could consult with the factory and find the problem. That hasn't happened yet and my next move is to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Bob
dehumidifer

I bought a dehumidifier in Tampa and ran it from 6pm to 8am the next morning and it had collected 15 pints of water in the 30 pint container. I had never had that much condensation in any coach after...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-27-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jim Bob
2014 Meridian When it Rains water gets inside coach

I took delivery of a new 2014 Meridian 36M in July 2014. On the test drive when we got back to the dealership and I hit the break, water came in above the door and onto the dash. The salesman said it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-09-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By Jim Bob
TrueAir Max comfort A/C Heat Pump by Airxcel

TrueAir Max comfort A/C Heat Pump by Airxcel
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-09-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By Jim Bob
2014 Meridian A/C failures

I had to have the front A/C replaced last April and now 4 months later it is out again. They said the fan caused the problem and I am waiting for another new unit to replace it. Besides being too...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-07-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,117
Posted By Jim Bob
On a high note I just got back from Camping World...

On a high note I just got back from Camping World and they are repairing the slide and should have it ready this afternoon. We will pack up tonight and head out in the morning and should make it by...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-07-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,117
Posted By Jim Bob
Plenty of blame to go around

Who ever sold this system to Winnebago did their job well, and it is not a matter of blame it is just the fact that Winnebago has not stepped up sooner when the failures came rolling in one after...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-07-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,117
Posted By Jim Bob
Another Schwintek slide failure

2014 Meridian full wall slide
We have had the coach for 11 months and a few days when our slide failed. We took the coach to the dealer and they ordered the parts from Lippert last Wednesday. We...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,667
Posted By Jim Bob
I went to the Tampa Super Show this year and I...

I went to the Tampa Super Show this year and I have to say the Winnebago Reps I talked to not only took time to answer questions but also took notes about quality concerns that my wife and I had with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-12-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By Jim Bob
Rusty Wheels and after

We have a new 2014 Journey and I have always enjoyed polishing up my wheels. If you look around the lug nut covers and the hub caps you can see the start of a problem. I pulled mine off and as you...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-25-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,275
Posted By Jim Bob
I have a 2014 Journey with the 10.4 inch screen...

I have a 2014 Journey with the 10.4 inch screen infortainment center and the Rand Mc Nally unit. I haven't done any research yet on updates and still have a lot to learn about the unit but I really...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-06-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,098
Posted By Jim Bob
From TRC

I just called TRC and asked about the protection afforded by the 41260 surge guard transfer switch and was told I needed additional protection if this is the model switch I have in my coach. He said...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-05-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,098
Posted By Jim Bob
Surge Protectors

I was told by the salesman that my new 2014 Journey had a built in surge protector so I didn't need to transfer my hard wired one from my old coach to the new one. I called Winnebago and they also...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-30-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,403
Posted By Jim Bob
Interesting comments

I started this thread and I am happy to hear all of the feed back from members. That is what makes this forum so helpfull. I too was used to the basement air in my 2000 Horizon and the roof top air...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-22-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,418
Posted By Jim Bob
The wife and I are in our 14th year in this great...

The wife and I are in our 14th year in this great lifestyle. We are not fulltime but do some 3 or 4 month trips. We have many good friends that do full time and when I talk to them I get the fever to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-21-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,403
Posted By Jim Bob
2014 Journey roof top A/C noise

This is my first coach with roof top A/C and it seems to be noisy inside and outside. I even had a complaint from a negibhor at a camp ground. Anyone else have a problem?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-02-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Jim Bob
Don't think that was the problem

Like I said I never had a problem with my 2000 Horizon after 13 years hauling the same load. Maybe the screws were just over tightened at the factory and stripped out so they didn't hold.:nonono:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-30-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Jim Bob
2014 Journey Closet rod

Well hear we are on our 3rd trip in our new coach and sad to say another design failure from Winnebago. At least I call it a design failure as the center of the rod is supported by a bracket that has...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-15-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,299
Posted By Jim Bob
I have a 2014 Journey 36M and the first time I...

I have a 2014 Journey 36M and the first time I let out the full wall slide to load up for our FIRST trip the bottom of the slide moved out about 3 inches and the top didn't move. It made a heck of a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-23-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,777
Posted By Jim Bob
Lube the shaft

If it had been working fine to this point I would but all the jacks down and spray lube them and wipe them down and try that a time or two. I had a 2000 Horizon and a few times I had a problem with...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-12-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By Jim Bob
Fast idle

I had the same Coach for 13 years and it was a great rig. Did anyone show you how to put it on fast idle? after starting the engine, On the turn signal you push the cruise control botton in and pull...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-10-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By Jim Bob
2014 Journey DVD problems update

We took delivery of our new 36M in June and the DVD player didn't work before we took it home. They ordered a new one that came in a week later and they installed it, put in a DVD and it started...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-27-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 471
Posted By Jim Bob
Sony DVD issue 2014 Journey

We went on our first trip and when I went to watch a DVD on the Home Entertainment System 10 minutes into the move it shut down. The DVD player displayed "Push Power Protect" in the led window. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-12-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,032
Posted By Jim Bob
No locks on that slide

There are no locks on the full wall slide, I'm not sure what the cause was but the parts will be there Monday and I hope to get it back by Wednesday. We haven't been on a trip yet but I did have the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-11-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,032
Posted By Jim Bob
Full wall slide problem 2014 Journey

I was going to load the new coach for our first trip and when I went to put out the full wall slide the bottom went out a few inches and the top stayed in. :facepalm: I stopped at once and when I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By Jim Bob
mother-in-law suite

We bought that little pull behind for the daughter and two grandsons. We still believe a coach only sleeps two!:laugh:
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Jim Bob
good info

I just took a look at the online manual and that has a lot of good information, I'm not saying I understand it all but it is a place to start. Thanks for posting, Jim
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By Jim Bob
I wax my coach every year also but I have a big...

I wax my coach every year also but I have a big ladder in my shed so I can live without the ladder. Just wanted to make sure I wasn't being short changed.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,069
Posted By Jim Bob
rear ladders on New 2014 coaches

I just took delivery of a 2014 Journey and there is no ladder on the back, I looked at other 2014 models on the lot and they too did not have ladders. I thought this was always standard equipment, is...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-30-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By Jim Bob
I haven't got that far in the owners Manual yet....

I haven't got that far in the owners Manual yet. I need answers too.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-28-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By Jim Bob
Starting over from 2000 Horizon to 2014 Journey

I never thought I would trade my 2000 Horizon until my wife walked into the new 2014 Journey 36m.:thumb: We had great service from our Horizon which we bought New in June 2000 and 13 years later we...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-14-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By Jim Bob
Thanks, I had made my mind up to have it done...

Thanks, I had made my mind up to have it done before I have a break down. I just thought I would throw it out to the guy here to see what the thought was. I have 2 weeks before my next trip so I"ll...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-14-2011, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,384
Posted By Jim Bob
Fan Belts and hoses

My 2000 Horizon has about 73k miles on it and the belts and hoses look okay but I was wondering what the life span should be. I was thinking of just replacing them all before starting the summer...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-14-2007, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jim Bob
After looking at mt coach I wonder if you could...

After looking at mt coach I wonder if you could find a folding leg bracket at Home depot like is used on card tables. Just a thought https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/luxhello.gif
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-13-2007, 03:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jim Bob
I wonder if you could fabricate a metal bracket...

I wonder if you could fabricate a metal bracket to screw to the bottom of the table with a pin through the leg to let it swing down when the table is lifted up.??...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-10-2007, 03:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,987
Posted By Jim Bob
I agree with the others about leaving the arms...

I agree with the others about leaving the arms attached to the motor home. I am also a firm believer in a tie-down kit, a heavy metal stake in the ground at each end of the awning with a strap or...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 04-09-2007, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,940
Posted By Jim Bob
I have a question about the roof- top air. How...

I have a question about the roof- top air. How well does the heat pump work in cold weather? I have basement air in my Horizon and the heat pump works real well and unless it is below 35 or 40 I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-04-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,392
Posted By Jim Bob
Thanks Brian, it isn't hard just a little slow...

Thanks Brian, it isn't hard just a little slow going up and down the ladder. I found out real quick to only peel off a few inches of the backing at a time cause that stuff sure does stick. Good luck....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-03-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,392
Posted By Jim Bob
someone asked about pictures of the seam...

someone asked about pictures of the seam inspection. I posted pictures of the job I did on my coach on this site. at the top of the page click on the link that says "photos" when the page opens, in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-03-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,392
Posted By Jim Bob
I first read about this topic on this site and...

I first read about this topic on this site and after inspecting the seam by pushing in with my thumb just above the gutter I saw how the fiberglass "flexed" in away from the gutter opening a gap....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-02-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,392
Posted By Jim Bob
I have posted pictures of the job I did on my...

I have posted pictures of the job I did on my 2000 Horizon on this site. It looks just as good today as when I put it on and looks much better than any calk job I have seen. To me it is a one time...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-24-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,647
Posted By Jim Bob
Great time to get out and visit WIT Clubs. Being...

Great time to get out and visit WIT Clubs. Being in WIT for over 5 years we have had some great times and learned so much from other Winnebago owners. Visit our Georgia web site at
https://gawit.com...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-19-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,940
Posted By Jim Bob
I have been looking at the 2007 Revolution LE...

I have been looking at the 2007 Revolution LE with the "E" floor plan. We love the bath and a half feature and the workmanship over all looks real good. The only downside to the rig I can see is the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-27-2006, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By Jim Bob
Great pictures!...

Great pictures! https://irv2.infopop.cc/images/sign0098.gif I can't imagin walking on top of the coach covered with snow, you have to take baby steps I bet!! Be safe....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-27-2006, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By Jim Bob
Hi LK23, We don't get any of the white stuff...

Hi LK23,

We don't get any of the white stuff down here in South Georgia. It sure is pretty but when does cabin fever set in ? Have fun and stay safe. Jim Bob ...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 124

 
Forum Jump
» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 02:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.