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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-06-2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By Nadge
2016 Ventana LE 4036- COG wheel & plate lubrication

New Loud creaking noise when retracting fWS just started.
Suspecting cause may be COG wheel and associated slide plate which has never been greased/lubricated.
Should the plate surface have been...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,567
Posted By Nadge
2016 Newmar Ventana 4036 LE . I use a hinged...

2016 Newmar Ventana 4036 LE .
I use a hinged type clear storage container for the slinky.
However, storage space being a premium, I created " storage cages" in the space on both sides of my Def...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-29-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
Correction for typing 16" inches instead of 16'...

Correction for typing 16" inches instead of 16' feet in sentence just below,
Back to my findings.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-29-2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
Dash Cam install

Just thought I would update you all, on my efforts to install a Dash camera on the front of my RV and have it hard wired to the rear windshield of my towed vehicle. This would constantly record...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By Nadge
My 2 cents. Naples Fl area, RV issues. I...

My 2 cents.
Naples Fl area, RV issues.
I recommend Mark, owner of "On the Mark RV mobile service".
Mobile 352-807-0093
Business 386-299-6372
He responded quickly when others couldn't.
Turned...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,073
Posted By Nadge
Same smell, Drilled through nut and bolt followed...

Same smell, Drilled through nut and bolt followed up with cotter pin. Done.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-26-2022, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,137
Posted By Nadge
Too late for me. 2016 Ventana LE 4037. Last...

Too late for me.
2016 Ventana LE 4037.
Last summer, while having front lid open to check how to address screws pulling away from the hood support bar anchor block, the lid fell forward onto stoned...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,734
Posted By Nadge
Would you mind if I copy and past your post to...

Would you mind if I copy and past your post to other sites dealing with new dash cam purchases?
Your post was spot on necessary, to investigate past, a manufacturers advertisement and check the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-17-2022, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
First of all, I want to thank you for hanging in...

First of all, I want to thank you for hanging in there just to help me and answer my post.
We're getting close. I just read your latest post and I almost have gotten the answer I've been searching...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-16-2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
PS My terminology of power harness is more apt...

PS
My terminology of power harness is more apt described as the communication and power harness/cable, which the manufacturer provides for front and rear cameras to operate together.
The problem is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-16-2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
Here is the short story. I want to install a...

Here is the short story.
I want to install a dash cam on the windshield of my 40 ft long RV and have the rear camera installed on the rear window of my towed vehicle. Which is another 22 ft further...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-16-2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,734
Posted By Nadge
Thank you for your in-depth and example laden...

Thank you for your in-depth and example laden post.
I now have a clear understanding of 4 MP resolution and how to search an advertisers claim if they provide the resolution chip used.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-16-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,734
Posted By Nadge
Mike, I don't think you completely understand...

Mike,
I don't think you completely understand my question and what I'm looking to accomplish.
The dashcam needs hardwiring between the two hardware pieces, they are not WIFI units.
Here is the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2022, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
Can you offer a solution to my question, rather...

Can you offer a solution to my question, rather than pose a question to me knowing I stated I wasn't knowledgeable about a 40 ft supply run PLUS the additional 20 ft connection to the rear of my toad...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2022, 08:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
Your not answering my question. I know I can...

Your not answering my question.
I know I can mount a water protected rear camera.
My question was, has anyone installed a rear camera and where did you obtain the supply harness?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-15-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
I read your message but do you have a rear camera...

I read your message but do you have a rear camera installed?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-07-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Nadge
Dash Cam for RV

I am looking to purchase a dash cam to install in my 2016 Ventana LE 4037.
Ive run into a roadblock trying to get my questions answered from several upper end camera manufacturers. IE:Vantrue X4S,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-04-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,734
Posted By Nadge
Dashcam install

I too am looking to purchase a dash cam to install in my 2016 Ventana 4036.
Ive run into a roadblock trying to get my questions answered from several upper end camera manufacturers. IE:Vantrue...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2022, 11:23 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 35,980
Posted By Nadge
Are you correct in saying at 60 PSI the rear...

Are you correct in saying at 60 PSI the rear brakes would engage?
If so, then at what pressure does the low brake air pressure warning alarm sound on your rig?
My 2016 Newmar Ventana LE 4037 brake...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 06-28-2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 22,041
Posted By Nadge
Please keep us/ME appraised of such an solution. ...

Please keep us/ME appraised of such an solution.
Im of the same opinion as you.
Thanks:cool:
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-20-2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Nadge
Without an external battery charger installed...

Without an external battery charger installed under your hood charging your battery, it will die everytime your car alternator isn't charging your battery.
You need an "In-Car Towing battery...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-20-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Nadge
dead battery issue

2016 Newmar Ventana LE 4036 Cummins ISO 360.

I just purchased a 2020 Equinox LT, 4 wheels down toad.

First night we had to boondock and I left ignition in acc. position. In the am found front...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-19-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,907
Posted By Nadge
I carry a spare.

[QUOTE=flyfishidaho;5701191]How many of you carry a spare tire for your Class A?
I have a 2016 Newmar Ventana 4037 LA.
I carry a unmounted spare and here's why.
My son-in-law has an RV which he...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-09-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 34,695
Posted By Nadge
I similarly just purchased in Fl, a Chevy Equinox...

I similarly just purchased in Fl, a Chevy Equinox Lt Toad.
I also traveled from Naples Fl to NJ, 1200 miles.
When we were not towing, I typically traveled at the posted speed limits.
However, the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-06-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By Nadge
Carpet replacement with engineered flooring

2016 Ventana LE 4037, Cummins 360.
I'm in the planning stage of installing engineered flooring replacing the carpeting on the long slide 27' as well as the main floor area, 400 Sq Ft. total.
I have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
All in all, Newmar has taken care of some serious...

All in all, Newmar has taken care of some serious issues that were out of the three year warrantee time frame. Total potential cost I could have payed out of pocket, had Newmar not provided "customer...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-25-2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,517
Posted By Nadge
Generator hard start

I have a 2016 Newmar Ventana DP with an 8K Onan Gen.
It has 298 run hrs.
I change the oil and fuel filter once a year.
The last two attempts to start took almost 45 seconds to start. Temp 42F....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
well, just found out from Newmar what the fix for...

well, just found out from Newmar what the fix for the headlights was.
It was a Headlight harness recall item.
OOhh well.
Even though I called Newmar and Freightliner asking if there was a known...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
Yes I do, but I don't know how to attach a jpeg...

Yes I do, but I don't know how to attach a jpeg file here.
However, I have since delivered my coach to Nappanee for repair.
I am awaiting a cost quote for numerous issues I need them to rectify....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-30-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
Headlight Diode meltdown.

Up date to Head Light diode melt down.
After replacing the LCM, the headlights came on and the diode did not heat up for the 10 minutes I tested it for.
I presumed the fix was in.
I didn't use the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-02-2020, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
Finally resolved the diode melt issue. After...

Finally resolved the diode melt issue.
After replacing both headlight bulbs with new H-13 bulbs, and the headlight switch and still had diode heating up to 235 deg F.
Checking with Freightliner...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
would a "clamp on" amp tool, read the small amp...

would a "clamp on" amp tool, read the small amp draw of a headlight bulb of 4 amps?
If you say yes, I'll headout and purchase one to help me solve this issue. Thanks
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-02-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
What I'm trying to do, is determine why the...

What I'm trying to do, is determine why the headlight diode melted in the first place and now with a newly purchased, same part numbered diode replacement, is heating up to melt temperature?...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-01-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
Currently trying to figure how to remove the 4...

Currently trying to figure how to remove the 4 gang rocker switch plate without having to remove the whole dash nor break plastic parts. I removed the dash cover plate above the odometer cluster but...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-28-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By Nadge
Headlight Diode melt down

2016 Ventana LE 4037.

I'm what you call a "Shade Tree Mechanic", having basic 12v electrical knowledge. I appreciate any help in trouble shooting my issue.

The OEM, DT04-4P-RT01 diode on my 12v...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2019, 10:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,885
Posted By Nadge
Late news! add me to the list. Exact same issue...

Late news!
add me to the list. Exact same issue and results.
2016 Ventana 4037 LE. I only lost $160 service fee investment and Tech couldn't find anything wrong because machine fixed itself before...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By Nadge
Additionally,I checked with Newmar parts...

Additionally,I checked with Newmar parts department for the cost to purchase replacement tiles in anticipation of my having to try and replace damaged tiles as they worsen.
I was told the tiles are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By Nadge
FWS roller chaffing the floor tiles.

I found that the rollers pick up sand and other abrasive material that gets imbeded within the rollers and when in stowed position, abrade the tiles same as sandpaper as the MH vibrates down the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-30-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Nadge
Diesel fuel float sender issue

PHEW!!

Thank you all for your unanimous explanations.

I appreciate your information.:dance:

one last question?

Can I continue to max top off and not be concerned about sender issue?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 663
Posted By Nadge
Diesel fuel float sender issue

Opps, may have caused myself another issue.

Would topping off the fuel tank to max capacity, cause the fuel level sender/float to be damaged/bent and cause a erroneous fuel level?

IE; bent...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-25-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By Nadge
Heated tire pressure reaching rim max pressure rating.

Ok, thank you all for your replies.
Especially since all the replies offered the same response and without one difference of opinion offered.
You all just lowered my anxiety quotient level...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-21-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By Nadge
Heated tire pressure reaching rim max pressure rating

I have a 2016 Ventana, 40LE 360 HP.
I have a TPS monitoring system installed on all 6 - 22.5" tires.
Based on my axle loads I typically run 110 psi front and 90 psi rears.
Now for my question.
As...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4,518
Views: 1,500,537
Posted By Nadge
We are headed to Nappanee in May. We have been...

We are headed to Nappanee in May. We have been picked up and returned to Nappanee from Goeshon/Elkhart Enterprise before.
My wife called Enterprise and was informed the same as you were told, no...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-14-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,291
Posted By Nadge
Hard piping potable water line into sewer tank flush line.

Neal,
Every CG or truck dump station I have visited, have the ends of the flush water hose cut off so as you can't flush your tank. That way they minimize the potential contamination access into...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-14-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,730
Posted By Nadge
The other advantage of crawling around under your...

The other advantage of crawling around under your 20 ton vehicle, (Properly raised and supported) is to inspect every aspect that no others would even have a concern for.
ie: I look for oil stains,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-14-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,291
Posted By Nadge
Hard piping potable water line to black tank flush line. Yukky.

:facepalm:
I take exception with your comment above. "We know the risks" REALLY?
You give yourself and others like "FLJOE's" 2-02-19 post, too much credit as, " know it all" tinker's.

I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,900
Posted By Nadge
Had similar issue when I first bought my TPMS and...

Had similar issue when I first bought my TPMS and had valve extension low pressure reading issue.
Finally, time ran out before correcting issue and started trip to Fl from NJ.
All sensors were...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,730
Posted By Nadge
I'm an old Gaso "Shade Tree Mechanic". Thought...

I'm an old Gaso "Shade Tree Mechanic". Thought crawling under my vehicles was a thing of the past when I retired from work at age 66.

Had enough money to pay to have my autos oil changed, I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-24-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 778
Views: 106,877
Posted By Nadge
Let me understand this. You prefer "POOP MOUNDS"...

Let me understand this. You prefer "POOP MOUNDS" and full chunky hunks of tissue to accumulate in your tank and interfere with level sensors versus completely macerated "LIQUID" to flow out the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-22-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By Nadge
I have a 2016 Newmar Ventana 40LE. I would like...

I have a 2016 Newmar Ventana 40LE.
I would like to perform this transfer switch connection test but am not familiar with what hot leads are present in the switch box.

I realize I disconnect land...
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