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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-01-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
To clarify, it’s not 375 static. When he wired...

To clarify, it’s not 375 static. When he wired the compressor direct it ran and blew cold. That’s when the pressure was 375. It’s my understanding that when run direct like that the pressure will be...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-26-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Not yet. Debating if I want to open up the dash...

Not yet. Debating if I want to open up the dash and jump it or just live with it for now and run the genny and roof air.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-26-2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
So if I replace the low/high pressure switch does...

So if I replace the low/high pressure switch does that cause the refrigerant to lose pressure?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-24-2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
He fixed the leaking hose fitting, vacuumed out...

He fixed the leaking hose fitting, vacuumed out the system and refilled it with 3 lbs. The system capacity is 3.5 lbs. so this morning he vacuumed it out again and put 3.5 lbs. Alas it still won't...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Guys on the Discovery group say the pressure...

Guys on the Discovery group say the pressure switch (high/low combo switch) is located in the heater/AC housing under the dash. Of course getting to it would be a PITA. So at this point I'm about to...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2022, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
FYI I have a Denso system.

FYI I have a Denso system.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2022, 06:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
The shop couldn't find the low pressure sensor....

The shop couldn't find the low pressure sensor. Any idea where it's at?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-23-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Thanks, I just forwarded that idea to the shop.

Thanks, I just forwarded that idea to the shop.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Thanks Skip. Iím going to pass this info on to...

Thanks Skip. Iím going to pass this info on to the shop. Much appreciated.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Itís a Freightliner chassis. Couldnít tell you...

Itís a Freightliner chassis. Couldnít tell you what AC system is in it. Since the AC worked great until the hose leaked, I just assumed fixing the hose and refilling the 134a would do the trick. But...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Direct to compressor I think.

Direct to compressor I think.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2022, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Yes he wired it direct and it started and blew...

Yes he wired it direct and it started and blew cold.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
The green dash light comes on when the AC button...

The green dash light comes on when the AC button is pushed. The system had been working perfectly until the 134a leaked out at the bad hose fitting.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-22-2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,142
Posted By Roamer37
Dash AC Compressor Not Starting

We have our 1999 Discovery 37V at a truck shop for AC work. The dash AC gradually stopped working last year. I found an AC hose fitting that was leaking. They put a new o-ring in it and charged the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-11-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,062
Posted By Roamer37
We had new Toyo 22.5ís put on our Fleetwood...

We had new Toyo 22.5ís put on our Fleetwood Discovery a year ago and it did not drive as good as the old Toyos initially. It tended to wander a bit more. After a thousand miles or so it settled down...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-18-2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,312
Posted By Roamer37
We bought a 1999 Fleetwood Discovery 37V DP a...

We bought a 1999 Fleetwood Discovery 37V DP a year and a half ago. It is our first motorhome of any kind and so far we have been very pleased. Had very little in the way of maintenance records but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-08-2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,559
Posted By Roamer37
Our local Speedco shop next to Loves truck stop...

Our local Speedco shop next to Loves truck stop will work on rvs. I had them do fluid and filter changes on our 1999 Fleetwood Discovery. I supplied the oil and all filters and they charged $140...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-02-2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,851
Posted By Roamer37
Obviously the more miles you drive your rig the...

Obviously the more miles you drive your rig the more fuel costs come into play. If I drive 3,000 miles a year @10mpg and diesel goes up a dollar, my fuel cost increases $300 for the year. That is a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-27-2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,143
Posted By Roamer37
Had new Toyos installed last year with beads and...

Had new Toyos installed last year with beads and itís a smooth ride.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-22-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Discovery: Purchase of MH
Views: 418
Posted By Roamer37
We bought a 99 37V a year and a half ago. No...

We bought a 99 37V a year and a half ago. No service records per se but owned by a heavy truck mechanic. Brought all maintenance up to date for piece of mind. The coach runs and drives beautifully....
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-05-2022, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Roamer37
Good luck and safe travels. Sounds like a great...

Good luck and safe travels. Sounds like a great rig!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-09-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By Roamer37
Our 1999 37V is stored inside but unheated. We...

Our 1999 37V is stored inside but unheated. We have power available. I check the batteries every month or so and if below 12V I plug in. On our rig we must turn the battery switches on via the inside...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,128
Posted By Roamer37
Mine will leak down over a period of a week or 2.

Mine will leak down over a period of a week or 2.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,597
Posted By Roamer37
Got our Discovery 37V a little over a year ago....

Got our Discovery 37V a little over a year ago. First class A and we were very nervous starting out. Our first trip was around 600 miles and we were never totally comfortable. Second trip was 1500...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 12-01-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,270
Posted By Roamer37
We spend a lot of time in northern lower Michigan...

We spend a lot of time in northern lower Michigan and the UP. Last May at Mackinaw Mill Creek campground we had a ton of bugs. They werenít biting but just annoying. Not sure what they were. Then in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-24-2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By Roamer37
I went with Toyo's because that's what was on my...

I went with Toyo's because that's what was on my Discovery. They were 11 years old and starting to crack but still rode beautifully. The new ones ride even better! I paid $2180 for six 245/75/22.5...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-22-2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Discovery: Discovery 40M?
Views: 1,047
Posted By Roamer37
I will echo what others have said about the...

I will echo what others have said about the Discovery owners group. It is a Godsend. If we ever upgrade weíll look for another Disco for that reason alone.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-22-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 14,879
Posted By Roamer37
Seems high to me. Had 6 Toyo M 154ís installed...

Seems high to me. Had 6 Toyo M 154ís installed last April for $2180 with balance beads. 245/75/22.5.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-25-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,150
Posted By Roamer37
Had 6 Toyo M154ís installed in April with balance...

Had 6 Toyo M154ís installed in April with balance beads. Super smooth.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,921
Posted By Roamer37
That itinerary sounds like a nightmare to me. But...

That itinerary sounds like a nightmare to me. But to each their own.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,734
Posted By Roamer37
I am curious what you spent the $9K on??? The...

I am curious what you spent the $9K on??? The original owner could/should have taken care of any issues under warranty.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2021, 12:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,734
Posted By Roamer37
I know the feeling!!! We were scared of the...

I know the feeling!!! We were scared of the horror stories as well. In our case, so far, so good. We purchased a 1999 Fleetwood Discovery DP a year ago. No inspection other than my own. It needed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,734
Posted By Roamer37
You will find Speedco shops at some Love's truck...

You will find Speedco shops at some Love's truck stops. I've heard some won't work on motorhomes but our local Speedco did. I would recommend supplying your own filters because they may not have...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-07-2021, 02:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,349
Posted By Roamer37
I like it too. :thumb:

I like it too. :thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-06-2021, 09:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,349
Posted By Roamer37
I think our 1999 Discovery was in a transition...

I think our 1999 Discovery was in a transition period going from straight line graphics to swirls. It has some of each lol !!!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-03-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,734
Posted By Roamer37
I agree maintenance is higher on a DP, but 5-10k...

I agree maintenance is higher on a DP, but 5-10k for tires?? Come on. We had 6 Toyoís with balance beads installed in April for $2180. Speedco did oil & filter (engine and generator), both fuel...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,633
Posted By Roamer37
If you have a bill of sale, title, and insurance...

If you have a bill of sale, title, and insurance youíll be fine.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-21-2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By Roamer37
Actually it's a farmer's widow. She was charging...

Actually it's a farmer's widow. She was charging me $35/mo. but her sons told her she should raise it to $60 LOL.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 895
Posted By Roamer37
I am storing our 37' Discovery in a local...

I am storing our 37' Discovery in a local farmer's newer pole barn for $60/mo. year around. Unheated but electricity and I can work on it whenever I want and it's only 2 miles from our house.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-19-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,740
Posted By Roamer37
Like you we bought an older rig, in our case a...

Like you we bought an older rig, in our case a 1999 Fleetwood Discovery 37V. I cannot agree more with the one thing at a time philosophy. There are always issues that need to be addressed. Pick the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,683
Posted By Roamer37
Sounds like that dealer went above and beyond...

Sounds like that dealer went above and beyond what they needed to do. Good for them.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-09-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By Roamer37
Not sure what size you need but Simple Tire has...

Not sure what size you need but Simple Tire has some of the larger Toyos in stock. That's what we went with and like them (not from Simple Tire however).
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Roamer37
Flip the awning switch to the down position and...

Flip the awning switch to the down position and try unrolling it by hand if you can reach it. Chances are the pull strap will show up after a roll or 2.
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-02-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,494
Posted By Roamer37
30 minutes each way to the shop and then wait for...

30 minutes each way to the shop and then wait for them to do it. I should be able to suck it out in 10 minutes or so.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,940
Posted By Roamer37
We installed 6 Toyo 245/75 22.5 4 months ago on...

We installed 6 Toyo 245/75 22.5 4 months ago on our 1999 Discovery for just under $2200 with balance beads. Couldnít be happier. They ride great.
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-01-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,494
Posted By Roamer37
Thanks Bill, it was worth a shot and it worked...

Thanks Bill, it was worth a shot and it worked lol.
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-31-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,494
Posted By Roamer37
I had the exact same thing happen when I tried to...

I had the exact same thing happen when I tried to get the 1/4" tube down the dip stick hole. It got hung up 6-8" from the oil level. In my case I cut the end of the 1/4" tube at an angle and with a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-28-2021, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Roamer37
Guy next to our coach recently had this wireless...

Guy next to our coach recently had this wireless setup on his Newmar pulling a Jeep. Thatís the way weíre going to go. Simple and no alterations to the wiring.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-25-2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,933
Posted By Roamer37
You're not kidding dfuelman, that 40' Intrigue is...

You're not kidding dfuelman, that 40' Intrigue is stunning. Nice find.
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-25-2021, 07:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,494
Posted By Roamer37
I never anticipated my original question would...

I never anticipated my original question would generate this much discussion lol. But I appreciate the feedback and I've learned a few things. :thumb:
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