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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-18-2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By papademuchos
Heater not working

Thanks everyone for your input and suggestions. Unfortunately I broke my leg last Saturday afternoon (yes, really!) and this will have to wait. Hopefully in a couple of months I will have mobility...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-11-2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By papademuchos
Heater not working

Thanks for the suggestions.

I'm assuming this is the fan:

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No, it doesn't spin freely. I stuck my hand in there and tried to move it and it doesn't move. Do I need to remove the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-10-2022, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 332
Posted By papademuchos
Heater not working

I have a 2005 Nash trailer, 25'. I discovered the heater isn't working on my trip. :( I found the 15 fuse was blown, so I put a new one in. As soon as I did, it blew as well.
Any ideas where...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By papademuchos
Listing

Hi! Per Lt Dan's comment, I listed the details under the Classifieds area:

https://www.irv2.com/rvclassifieds/showproduct.php?product=20842&title=coleman-a-2fc-vent&cat=23
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2022, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 298
Posted By papademuchos
Where to sell parts

Just curious where the best place is to sell RV parts. I tried listing on E-Bay but didn't get any bites. I bought a flush mount ceiling assembly, primarily for the mounting frame. However, the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-17-2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By papademuchos
The first picture where I'm holding the black...

The first picture where I'm holding the black tube is from under the hood. The other two are under the passenger dash.

Thanks for spelling it out for me! So I need to add in a check valve under...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-15-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By papademuchos
I finally had a moment to get back under the hood...

I finally had a moment to get back under the hood and look at this, referencing your comments and what to look for. I've looked for a "ball" and a check valve and don't see one. I referenced videos...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By papademuchos
Thanks for the details and the picture! Super...

Thanks for the details and the picture! Super helpful. The RV is out now, but will be looking at it when it comes back.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2022, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By papademuchos
Thank you SeaBreazer - I found this youtube video...

Thank you SeaBreazer - I found this youtube video that explains exactly what you're talking about with great explanation and a visual to help with troubleshooting. I'll be looking at this tomorrow...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By papademuchos
Cab A/C switching output when accelerating

I have a 2004 Jayco Greyhawk 31' with a Ford E450 cab. We took a trip this last week and I discovered something strange with the A/C in the cab. I put it on Vent, or Regular A/C and for the most...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-03-2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
I finally found the culprit to my problem! At...

I finally found the culprit to my problem! At first I thought it was the wires connected directly to the thermostat - some of them seemed loose. However, after replacing the butt connectors on all...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-27-2022, 12:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
Smile Thanks again for the ideas and suggestions on...

Thanks again for the ideas and suggestions on where to look. I believe my problem is here in the wiring connections to the thermostat. I opened this up before, but never pulled the wires out this...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
Ok, dumb question: where is the return air duct?...

Ok, dumb question: where is the return air duct? That's not the vent where the cold air comes out, is it? I pulled off one side, but need more time / more tools to open up the other side... or is it...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2022, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
Thanks Ed (youracman), I did your suggestion of...

Thanks Ed (youracman), I did your suggestion of using a long wire from the thermostat control to my battery. After some trouble-shooting, the problem is the red wire / power coming in. The ground...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2022, 10:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
Thank you for clarifying how the RV stat works. I...

Thank you for clarifying how the RV stat works. I Get about 1 volt from blue and red. The 20 Amp breaker goes straight to the a/c unit, right? Where does the power come from for the Thermostat?...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2022, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
Thanks for your ideas. I don't have a 30 amp...

Thanks for your ideas. I don't have a 30 amp plug-in at home right now, so I'm testing with the generator running. Because of the genny noise, It's hard to hear anything else that you suggested to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-24-2022, 12:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
Trouble Shooting the A/C

I recently replaced the house battery, so I know it's good. Also, if the generator is running, how would a bad battery affect the A/C? Doesn't the switch start pulling power through the converter...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-23-2022, 11:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By papademuchos
Trouble-shooting the A/C

We have a 2004 Jayco Greyhawk, 31SS.

Last weekend we had it at a campsite with a 30 amp plug in. After connecting, everything was working except the A/C. The fan doesn't run - nothing seems to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-17-2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By papademuchos
Thanks everyone - I appreciate the feedback,...

Thanks everyone - I appreciate the feedback, comments and instruction. I bought a Trombetta Continuous duty 150 amp 4 terminal solenoid and got that installed today. I grounded one of the smaller...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-13-2022, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By papademuchos
Thanks for the suggestions!

Thanks for the suggestions!
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By papademuchos
Thanks everyone for your input! I've order a...

Thanks everyone for your input! I've order a continuous duty solenoid specific for this application, along with a BIRD to help control it. I'll try to post an update after I get them installed.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-09-2022, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By papademuchos
Battery isolator / relay blowing fuse

Thanks Pillbox for the links.

In the unit I have the grounding is in the mounting plate. When testing with my voltmeter, I've been able to touch black to the mounting plate and red to the leads...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-09-2022, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By papademuchos
Battery isolator / relay blowing fuse

Here's a picture of what I have.

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The black wire on the left gets ~14V when the engine is running. The black wire on the right goes back to my battery. The small red wire connected to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-09-2022, 02:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By papademuchos
Understanding the Inverter

Oh my goodness - user error. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction! I checked lines in on the back and they weren't registering 12-13 volts from the battery. (nothing at all) So I followed...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-09-2022, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By papademuchos
Understanding the Inverter

I have a 2004 Jayco Greyhawk, 31SS. The inverter looks like it's Xpower by Xantrex, 1000W.

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I haven't following the wires plugged in that you see in the picture yet to see where they go,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-09-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By papademuchos
You're right - I was misunderstanding how it's...

You're right - I was misunderstanding how it's used and was only putting in one fuse. I put in two and started to retest, but now my relay / solenoid doesn't seem to be working. What would cause...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 06-08-2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 674
Posted By papademuchos
Understanding the Inverter

I understand the inverter converts my 12V DC battery power to 120V AC power. What I don't understand is if it should be doing that all of the time? or only when connected to shore / generator...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By papademuchos
Battery isolator / relay blowing fuse

I'm using this kind of "piggy back" device:

367755

I pulled the 15 Amp fuse from slot #13, put this in it's place, then put the 15 Amp fuse into this. Then I put this into slot #13. Off of...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 06-08-2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By papademuchos
Battery isolator / relay blowing fuse

I've posted previously here about my battery solenoid and the group helped a great deal! Since I fixed my problem I seem to be having an overload problem.

My initial problem was the battery...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-09-2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By papademuchos
Battery not charging

Ok, I'm embarrassed. I'm really embarrassed! The breaker switches were all switched to off. I thought I had checked those before, but perhaps I assumed that since they were all going the same way...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-09-2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By papademuchos
Battery not charging

Thanks for your replies! And thanks for pointing out the converter. So mine looks like this:
364989

If I'm testing things correctly, I'm getting 120 V in, but nothing out. (I should get 12 V...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-08-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By papademuchos
Sorry for the confusion. I'm talking about the...

Sorry for the confusion. I'm talking about the coach battery. How do I identify the converter? Behind the panel. I have three devices.
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 05-07-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By papademuchos
Battery not charging

I have a 2004 Jayco Greyhawk class C. The battery isn't charging when plugged in, nor when the generator is running. It does charge when the engine running. I'm looking for ideas of where to start...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By papademuchos
Great suggestions about using a vent. #vsheetz...

Great suggestions about using a vent. #vsheetz you suggested getting different wiring than what's in the kit. If I get longer wires, doesn't that degrade the volts and thus less performance from...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-17-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By papademuchos
Solar panel wiring

I have a 2004 Jayco Greyhawk 31'. I bought two solar panels and want to install them on the roof. The kit provides 20 feet of wiring from the panels to the Controller and 8 feet from the controller...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-15-2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,988
Posted By papademuchos
Success!!!

I finally got it working! :dance:

All of the fuses are good - those under the hood and those down by the driver's left foot. I bought a fuse holder:

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Then I found a 15 amp fuse that...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-13-2022, 11:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,988
Posted By papademuchos
House Battery not charging while driving

Just to confirm, there is no fuse or wire setup on the bottom right side of the latching relay. Only on the left.

The dull red (kind of looks like it might be orange) on the small left post,...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-13-2022, 01:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,988
Posted By papademuchos
#twinboat is correct - the relay near the house...

#twinboat is correct - the relay near the house battery is a latching relay. The number on the unit is KIB LR9806. A quick google search shows latching relay.

I have checked the fuses in the...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-11-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,988
Posted By papademuchos
Your responses are helping! Thank you. So I...

Your responses are helping! Thank you. So I understand the solenoid needs a lead that turns hot when the key is on. That closes the connection inside the solenoid so voltage can flow through from...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,988
Posted By papademuchos
Thanks again for the replies, suggestions and...

Thanks again for the replies, suggestions and ideas.

I don't hear a "clunk" when I turn the key like everyone is saying.

Also, as I read through your comments and questions I'm beginning to...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,988
Posted By papademuchos
Battery not charging

Thanks for confirming my first question - the alternator charge should be going out on both sides of Isolator.
I tried connecting the loose wire to the ground position on the old unit, but that...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 03-07-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,988
Posted By papademuchos
House battery not charging while driving

Hello everyone - newbie here.

My house battery is not charging while the engine is running. After searching all over the place and trying different things, I'm still at a loss.

I have a 2004...
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