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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-15-2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,003
Posted By bruceh
My two front Konis were replaced under warranty...

My two front Konis were replaced under warranty by Redlands. No receipt was requested. I bought the original Konis from Hendersons and installed them myself.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-22-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By bruceh
I use a piece of PVC cut to length and this...

I use a piece of PVC cut to length and this closet piece that is screwed to the bottom of the bed. I place the PVC over the closet piece so that it doesn't slip. If I remember right, I used 2 inch...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-12-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By bruceh
Have you made a careful inspection of the glides?...

Have you made a careful inspection of the glides? If the outer ones are worn or broken, that could cause this problem.

There are also shims underneath the glides that would affect height

Mine...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-09-2022, 10:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By bruceh
If you do a search for 'hood bracket' you will...

If you do a search for 'hood bracket' you will see numerous posts and solutions to this problem.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-06-2022, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By bruceh
Dometic "check" light

I had a situation where high wind blew out the flame andd the check light came on. The light is so subtle (tiny) that it took me a while to notice it.

Has anybody added a more compelling light or...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-02-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,470
Posted By bruceh
Wow! It is surprising to see this post referenced...

Wow! It is surprising to see this post referenced after 11 years. My cooling system has not had any problems since.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-29-2022, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By bruceh
When I work on mine, I just turn it off. No need...

When I work on mine, I just turn it off. No need to mess with the fuse.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-25-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By bruceh
Actually, it is not. It is very good for sealing...

Actually, it is not. It is very good for sealing up leaks, it has no mechanical strength.

I had the same thoughts when I did mine. It came apart after 7 years. The tape will slow the degradation...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-18-2022, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By bruceh
I got one at Walmart.

I got one at Walmart.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-23-2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By bruceh
Thanks for the replies. I am aware of Lichstinn...

Thanks for the replies. I am aware of Lichstinn and steelrubber already. I was looking for folks who had actually done this to get feedback on their experiences.

My rubber for the entry door is...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-21-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 472
Posted By bruceh
When I did mine, I took a grinder and got down to...

When I did mine, I took a grinder and got down to bare metal. Not wanting a repeat. I also put in bolts. This was 15 years ago and it is still good.

Only did the side that was in contact with the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-21-2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By bruceh
Entry door weather stripping

My entry door weather stripping is coming apart and needs to be replaced.

Has anybody done this? What did you use? How well did it work out?

There are any number of self adhesive weather...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-19-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,270
Posted By bruceh
I used a relay, I sent the existing wiring...

I used a relay, I sent the
existing wiring through the normally closed side.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-03-2022, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By bruceh
Roof seal and eternabond part 1,2 and 3 is the...

Roof seal and eternabond part 1,2 and 3 is the title to search.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-03-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By bruceh
I fixed mine. Look up my old posts and you will...

I fixed mine. Look up my old posts and you will find it


Forget eternabond for this use and follow the instructions from winnebago.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-09-2022, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By bruceh
I have four 6 volt batteries in mine

I have four 6 volt batteries in mine
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-29-2021, 12:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,581
Posted By bruceh
Good for keeping water out, not good for...

Good for keeping water out, not good for attaching the roof to the side rails. Do what winnebago recommends.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-25-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By bruceh
There is a fuse under the hydraulic motor. You...

There is a fuse under the hydraulic motor. You can see it looking up from underneath.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-30-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,257
Posted By bruceh
My Sumo springs are 6+ years old and don't seem...

My Sumo springs are 6+ years old and don't seem to be that effective anymore.

They never really helped handling, they did smooth out some bumps.

I have always been interested in air springs and...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-29-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By bruceh
Front suspension 2001 vs 2002

I got interested in the air lift discussion. When I checked with vendors I was told that the kits would work with 2002 and up but not 2001. Mine is the 2001. The kits are the same for W20, W22 and...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-29-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,257
Posted By bruceh
The problem isn't W20, the problem is 2001 which...

The problem isn't W20, the problem is 2001 which I don't understand. 2002 and up seem OK but I would like to understand the difference.

Some else has requested pictures and I will second that,...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-28-2021, 01:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,257
Posted By bruceh
I was intrigued by this and checked with etrailer...

I was intrigued by this and checked with etrailer to see if they would fit my motorhome. I was informed that they would not because mine is a 2001 w20. Apparently they will work on 2002 w20. Does...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-09-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By bruceh
I have the same model. Do yourself a favor and...

I have the same model. Do yourself a favor and try an easy thing first. Have a look at the micro switch for the parking brake.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 09-23-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By bruceh
I made one after the morons who first serviced my...

I made one after the morons who first serviced my coach ripped it out.

I bought a rubber door mat at home depot and cut it to fit. I used a piece of aluminum across the top to hold it in place....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-23-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 633
Posted By bruceh
On mine, it was under the fridge.

On mine, it was under the fridge.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-20-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By bruceh
Mine has a few of these on the right side toward...

Mine has a few of these on the right side toward the front. I have no idea what caused them.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-05-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,431
Posted By bruceh
You can upgrade from 45 to 55 amps but you really...

You can upgrade from 45 to 55 amps but you really need to think it through. When I did mine, I went with the 60 amp converter.

I also upgraded the wires from the battery to the converter (yes,...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-17-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By bruceh
I don’t have a diagram but this should...

I don’t have a diagram but this should communicate what I have done. Probably the trickiest part of this was running the darn wire to the switch through the firewall.

Pins 85 & 86 are the relay...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 07-16-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,152
Posted By bruceh
I did something similar. I added a relay and ran...

I did something similar. I added a relay and ran the original wiring through the normally closed side. Then I added a switch to pick the relay and run the fans.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-22-2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By bruceh
Is your shore power 50 amps? My shore power...

Is your shore power 50 amps?

My shore power is 30 amps

Where did you measure 120v at the basement air? Power coming in or voltage on the relays to each compressor?

I measured at the terminal...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-21-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By bruceh
Basement air/genset problem

My basement air appears to work at half speed when using the generator.

If I am on shore power, I am pulling 17 amps when both compressors are running and the fan is on high speed. Lots of cold...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-24-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 886
Posted By bruceh
Use Manus bond 75 and follow the Winnebago...

Use Manus bond 75 and follow the Winnebago directions. It is an adhesive in addition to being a caulk. This is really important.

There may be a direct replacement for the Manus bond but I don't...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By bruceh
Hopefully, one of the lights is not the 'check'...

Hopefully, one of the lights is not the 'check' light.

Does it work on electric only?

On propane, can you hear the flame? Has it ever worked on propane? I ask because mine only worked on...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-27-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,110
Posted By bruceh
Failed windows

Some of my double paned windows have failed and gone foggy. One is very important as I have to look through it to use my right side mirror.

I have heard of different types of fixes:

1.) Fix the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-24-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By bruceh
A safety plus won't do anything for the ride, you...

A safety plus won't do anything for the ride, you really do need shocks. The install isn't difficult if you are at all handy.

I also drive that part of 99 all the time and the road is awful. I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-23-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By bruceh
I have a scan gauge and enjoy it. There are minor...

I have a scan gauge and enjoy it. There are minor problems. You can't read the scan gauge with sunglasses on. You also can't just glance at it, you have to really look at it to see the readings...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-10-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By bruceh
I had a similar experience with a blown tire on...

I had a similar experience with a blown tire on my Jeep. A passerby informed me of the problem. When I stopped, the tire was smoking. It turned out that the valve had broken and the tire was shredded...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 623
Posted By bruceh
There is a high probability that some or all of...

There is a high probability that some or all of the double pane windows will fail over the life of the coach, ask me how I know. These coaches are not all that well insulated in the first place.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By bruceh
Good point!! I pulled the Jeep behind the motor...

Good point!! I pulled the Jeep behind the motor home and, sure enough, everybody synced up. I will try a moving test in the future.

A blowout in my Jeep motivated me into the TPMS world.

I may...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-08-2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By bruceh
Switched 12 volts

I am installing a TPMS and I want to install the repeater to the rear of the coach. Where can I find a switched 12 volts in that vicinity? The fuel pump is the only thing that I can think of and I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-03-2020, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By bruceh
Leaking shower valve repair

My shower valve came up with a slow leak and I faced the usual problem of finding parts. I lucked out at Lowe's with Danco 80686 seats and springs. Tis fixed the leak problem for $4.00.

While I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-24-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By bruceh
That was me. Here is the final thread. ...

That was me. Here is the final thread.

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f101/roof-seam-seal-and-eternabond-part-3-repair-363138.html
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-24-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,859
Posted By bruceh
Eternabond goes on easy but it's a bear to remove.

Eternabond goes on easy but it's a bear to remove.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-11-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By bruceh
If yours is like mine there are four screws on...

If yours is like mine there are four screws on the top that are really obvious, and there are two more in the back down low that are hard to see.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-15-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By bruceh
I did some careful voltage measurement at the air...

I did some careful voltage measurement at the air conditioner input (both legs) both on shore power and genset. They were identical.

I let the AC run longer on genset and was getting cold air. I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-14-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By bruceh
Good point, I did do that

Good point, I did do that
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-14-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By bruceh
I checked the breakers before I posted, neither...

I checked the breakers before I posted, neither is tripped. One could possibly be bad.

I got distracted by another project but will dive in today.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-12-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By bruceh
Generator vs. Shore for air conditioner

When I run my AC from shore power (either 20 or 30 amp) everything is good and I get cold air and it pulls 17 amps.

When I run on my generator (Onan 5500), I get cool not cold air and it pulls...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-02-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By bruceh
As an update, I replaced the wire with 10 ga.,...

As an update, I replaced the wire with 10 ga., the original was 12 ga.

The AC appears to work perfectly on shore power. It was pulling 17 amps and producing lots of cold air.

When I ran it on...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-01-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By bruceh
Basement Air Guru Help Needed

I was examining my basement air control panel to find out why my basement air seems anemic. I found a badly burned wire that attaches to the high power relay for compressor #2, it jumps pin 2 to pin...
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