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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-17-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By osok
Ensure the chassis has been serviced every year...

Ensure the chassis has been serviced every year and ask for documentation. Service is required even if no miles driven in a year. If not serviced annually then you could have mechanical problems...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-15-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By osok
Consignment Insurance

Checked my RV insurance policy and under exclusions it clearly states that if RV is on a lot for sale for a fee they will not pay for any loss. Contacted broker and was told they knew of no...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-27-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,273
Posted By osok
You can stay in your coach while active air is...

You can stay in your coach while active air is installed. No motel.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By osok
The bottom of one door has a plastic runner that...

The bottom of one door has a plastic runner that holds both doors together by using the metal part screwed to wall. Most likely part of the plastic runner has broken off. Did you find some plastic...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-31-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,895
Posted By osok
Well done! He will be a Happy Marine.

Well done! He will be a Happy Marine.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-31-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,895
Posted By osok
Tom, great flag display! If you need to...

Tom, great flag display! If you need to illuminate at night your awning lights should work great. Always brings smile to my face when I see someone displaying our flag. More the merrier!
...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 02-21-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By osok
Heading south from I-40 no problems on 285. If...

Heading south from I-40 no problems on 285. If one was going north from Pecos, Tx to Carlsbad the road is a disaster and with many wrecks.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-02-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,318
Posted By osok
Thank you and lesson learned to read manual. Ha!

Thank you and lesson learned to read manual. Ha!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-02-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 25,318
Posted By osok
Please what type and weight oil goes into gear...

Please what type and weight oil goes into gear box?

Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-17-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By osok
Had same experience except was large panel. ...

Had same experience except was large panel. Called Binswanger Glass and they did excellent replacement quickly. They are nation wide company and my local store told me they can replace any glass on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-19-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 947
Posted By osok
I noticed the same issue today on the same arm...

I noticed the same issue today on the same arm rest at same location. Have owned coach for 36 months. Did you get a reply from Newmar? Will report my issue tomorrow.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-04-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,088
Posted By osok
There is a way to manually retract the jacks. ...

There is a way to manually retract the jacks. The four solenoids each have a white lever. Flip each white lever and the jacks will retract and then flip the white levers back to original position. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-18-2018, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,329
Posted By osok
Our 16 Dutch Star has heated floor in rear bath.

Our 16 Dutch Star has heated floor in rear bath.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,772
Posted By osok
Centramatics were installed at Centramatic in...

Centramatics were installed at Centramatic in Alvarado, TX.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,772
Posted By osok
Centramatic installed part #800-820 on my 2016 DS...

Centramatic installed part #800-820 on my 2016 DS steerable tag axle. Installed part #600-640 on drive axle.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-09-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,375
Posted By osok
Unless you have an E Z Tag I do not recommend you...

Unless you have an E Z Tag I do not recommend you use any Houston toll roads. Grand Parkway (Hwy 99) is the newest toll road and is outstanding way around Houston, but, without a toll tag you will...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-05-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 705
Posted By osok
Was at BO one week ago and they serviced my Alpha...

Was at BO one week ago and they serviced my Alpha that is 4 yo. Heard service rep tell another who had a 15 yo bar they would not service and recommend replacement every 6-8 years due to metal...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 08-03-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,038
Posted By osok
My 44' and toad was all they could fit on ferry...

My 44' and toad was all they could fit on ferry across Yukon. We found no roads that we could not handle satisfactory. Slow is name of the game. Did find several roads better than many I have...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-03-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,301
Posted By osok
M&G and after install is only one connection to...

M&G and after install is only one connection to tow. Connect air line connection! How can it get any easier.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-03-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,623
Posted By osok
Ribs look Great! Curious why you cut rack in...

Ribs look Great! Curious why you cut rack in half to cook. Not familiar with DC but is cooking area to small for full rib rack? Just starting to shop for pellet grill.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-21-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By osok
I have made one purchase and one sale with both...

I have made one purchase and one sale with both being a satisfactory experience. My only caution when shopping from a distance online is pictures do not usually make evident true wear and tear of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,811
Posted By osok
Okay will try that!

Okay will try that!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,811
Posted By osok
I can not get past the slide to enter a bay. ...

I can not get past the slide to enter a bay. Yesterday I was going for peg board bay and bed slide reached out and hit me on top of head. I staggered back 4 steps and picnic table caught me before...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-25-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By osok
Stretch across windshield and stick each end...

Stretch across windshield and stick each end inside open door and close door on mat. Never moved during entire trip. Yoga mat cheap. :thumb:
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-25-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,571
Posted By osok
We did the trip last year in our Dutch Star with...

We did the trip last year in our Dutch Star with three rock chips I repaired. Did Top of World with no problems other than great coating of dust. You have received great advice from many so do not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-28-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,521
Posted By osok
Magredvet did you get this resolved? If resolved...

Magredvet did you get this resolved? If resolved will you please share the solution?

Thanks!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-08-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,527
Posted By osok
Rubenray, my problem was TV and lift wobbling...

Rubenray, my problem was TV and lift wobbling around.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-08-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,527
Posted By osok
My previous coach a Ventana had an issue with TV...

My previous coach a Ventana had an issue with TV lift. Took it to my dealer for repair and got coach back 6 weeks later. Then drove 2300 miles R/T to Newmar to get everything the dealer screwed up...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-01-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,521
Posted By osok
Magredvet, this problem is a head scratcher,...

Magredvet, this problem is a head scratcher, curious if you were able to resolve issue? If resolved will you please share what it was?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-13-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
Picked up the coach and the work they performed...

Picked up the coach and the work they performed was remove all underbelly panels, wet fiberglass insulation, grind rust from all metal. Upon reinstall they painted all metal, installed bead foam...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-24-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By osok
Call Guardian Glass 855-362-2784, they will...

Call Guardian Glass 855-362-2784, they will manage insurance claim on your behalf. They claim to be #1 Original Equipment Windshield Supplier.
Forum: Full-Timers 10-21-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,324
Posted By osok
Dan McMartin, welcome to Texas and may your stay...

Dan McMartin, welcome to Texas and may your stay be wonderful. Rightly so moderator deleted some posts. But please allow me to share a conversation I had when I met my future MIL and driving to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By osok
London Aire probably not like Dutch Star, but,...

London Aire probably not like Dutch Star, but, leaving the patio light switch on next to passenger seat keeps stairway lights on.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
Dropped the coach off at Newmar for repair. It...

Dropped the coach off at Newmar for repair. It will be 2-3 weeks before I return to pick up. I will post what repairs they did.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By osok
Gary, thank you and I thought maybe you would...

Gary, thank you and I thought maybe you would know.

No not installing lights just wanted to know as part of solving a water leak and what may be harmed due to water.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-29-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
JMH - Mark, thanks for giving us more detail of...

JMH - Mark, thanks for giving us more detail of this issue. I found the holes you identified and would have never thought to look in that area. On mine the tray is stained from water so I know...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By osok
What Is Between Bay Floors & Under Belly Pans

Can someone tell me what if anything is between bay floors and under belly metal pans? If it is insulation is it styrofoam or fiberglass? Do they run any wires or other items through this space?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By osok
Thanks for correcting my bad information, I did...

Thanks for correcting my bad information, I did not know that.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By osok
Do not pull trying to get step cover out! Do not...

Do not pull trying to get step cover out! Do not remove generator! Mine was repaired under warranty so I do not know exactly how it was removed. First be sure to check the time delay fuse in the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
Very interesting about leaking from FWS drain, I...

Very interesting about leaking from FWS drain, I did not know it has a drain. My under belly drains exactly as yours did when on incline. Stop for a few minutes on incline and it will drain onto...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
Millerj-Jack, that is what I hope will happen in...

Millerj-Jack, that is what I hope will happen in this case but I am going with the understanding that it is not a warranty issue. After they find the leak just maybe they will understand that it has...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-25-2017, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
GaryKD, thanks for sharing how you solved your...

GaryKD, thanks for sharing how you solved your problem. Perhaps purchasing many cans of Flex Seal and spraying everything is the answer. Area I sprayed was inside drive wheel well but only the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-25-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
Wagonmaster2, thanks for the information and I...

Wagonmaster2, thanks for the information and I will give that area a more detailed look.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-24-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
Thanks ptw - Paul I will check the hose to...

Thanks ptw - Paul

I will check the hose to see if it could be allowing entry. Your pic looks like the area that was repaired under TSB 442 a few months before Newmar Techs tried their repair. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-24-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By osok
Water Entry To Underbelly

Last August Newmar repaired the problem under warranty and said it was entry from rain through a wheel well. Never drove again in rain until this summer while on a three month trip. Again after...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By osok
I had the same problem as OP and repaired...

I had the same problem as OP and repaired yesterday. Ours failed due to a manufacturer defect, the seam of topper that is hot welded together came apart. Removed topper and DW ran it through her...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-14-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By osok
:popcorn:

:popcorn:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-13-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,232
Posted By osok
Most Newmar coaches have the problem with dirt...

Most Newmar coaches have the problem with dirt blems under paint. Next time you are at the factory take a look at paint building behind customer center. The doors are wide open while painting and...
Forum: Alaska, Canada, Mexico and Beyond 05-11-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,141
Posted By osok
They have a $25 per device plan than you have to...

They have a $25 per device plan than you have to dig deep into the bowels of website to find. We used it last year on our Maritimes trip to all the same provinces you are visiting. Go to trip...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 05-10-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By osok
Thanks to all of you for the information. I will...

Thanks to all of you for the information. I will stay on I-25 and will drive through between the hours of 10 a.m - 2 p.m. Think I will stay off E470 since this is a one time trip.
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