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Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-31-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By gauto5150
Is it on "FULL" or past "FULL". If you lose...

Is it on "FULL" or past "FULL". If you lose ground or connection to the sender, it will peg past full. Pretty typical issue on fuel senders. There may be an open circuit somewhere.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-29-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
You are thanked...

You are thanked...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-29-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachme...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=55728&d=1391963362


Here's a picture showing where some of the sensors are located. Mine was on the passenger side because it's a rear...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-27-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
I changed the IPR or IAP sensor. (Terminology...

I changed the IPR or IAP sensor. (Terminology differs depending on who you talk to)
Fired right up like new. It hasn't started that well in about 40K miles. Drove out great as well. Cost about...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-30-2016, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
UPDATE: I unplugged the IPR and it started. ...

UPDATE:
I unplugged the IPR and it started. From what I have seen, the 3126E is a combo of the 3126B and the C7. I found the part number 224-4536 caterpillar. Unplugging the IPR defaults the...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-28-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
I had a voltage drop with the inverter on and the...

I had a voltage drop with the inverter on and the accessories running. This isn't my first alternator rodeo, I've rustled a couple of those throughout the years. They're built undersized so they...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-27-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By gauto5150
The wheel straightness on a straight axle is its...

The wheel straightness on a straight axle is its own adjustment and doesn't affect the toe on the steering from what I know. But I'm not that familiar with the Winnie 30E. It really depends on what...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-27-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
ANOTHER UPDATE: It started after a few more...

ANOTHER UPDATE:
It started after a few more tries, ran like it was hunting for idle. It cleared out and the Check Engine light illuminated. It barely has any throttle response, it appears to be in...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-27-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
UPDATE: It does emit white smoke while cranking...

UPDATE: It does emit white smoke while cranking and it'll hit on a couple cylinders after an extended crank but doesn't start. I have the block heater on and I've cranked it multiple times so the...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-27-2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,618
Posted By gauto5150
3216E no start

Hey everyone,
I have a 2004 Discovery 39J and we took a 6 hour trip to St. Louis right before Halloween. The engine ran normally there and almost all the way back. For about the last 80 miles my...
Forum: Damon 04-21-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By gauto5150
What chassis do you have?

What chassis do you have?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-21-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
Posted By gauto5150
Mine was an ammonia leak in the cooling unit. It...

Mine was an ammonia leak in the cooling unit. It never worked that well to begin with and when it finally pooped, I bought a residential replacement. The replacement draws a lower amperage than the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-21-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 148,854
Posted By gauto5150
I replaced the oil cooler gaskets and seals on my...

I replaced the oil cooler gaskets and seals on my CAT 3126. If you're looking to do something that requires folding your arms and body in ways that aren't humanly possible, I suggest trying it.
On...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-11-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By gauto5150
I have a Discovery 39J. I run 100psi in all...

I have a Discovery 39J. I run 100psi in all tires. No troubles at all.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,985
Posted By gauto5150
Good to know, thanks!

Good to know, thanks!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,985
Posted By gauto5150
What model Whirlpool did you use?

What model Whirlpool did you use?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,985
Posted By gauto5150
Will Stevens, thanks for the insight. I...

Will Stevens, thanks for the insight. I appreciate the response, I plan to move forward with the swap.
Thanks again!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-19-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By gauto5150
Can you find the actual drain in the evap case? ...

Can you find the actual drain in the evap case?
I'm guessing when you said "condenser" you meant evaporator...
Forum: Palazzo Motorhomes 07-19-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By gauto5150
Both motorhomes I had both read "less" than...

Both motorhomes I had both read "less" than advertised on the gauge. At one time, I was fearing running out of fuel because of the gauge reading almost empty. I had 20 gallons left once I found a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-19-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,985
Posted By gauto5150
Norcold 1200 to residential rf18hfenbsp

I know, I know, yet another thread dealing with replacing a Norcold hotbox with a residential type fridge.
It seems the fridge-du-jour was the RF197, but that has been discontinued.
Sooooo.......
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,592
Posted By gauto5150
Can you submit your repair and tow bills to them...

Can you submit your repair and tow bills to them and see what sticks?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-05-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By gauto5150
Thank you, that makes more sense to me. Based on...

Thank you, that makes more sense to me. Based on the voltages he's given me, the house batteries are not at full voltage so the the controller must not be giving the ok to charge the chassis...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,196
Posted By gauto5150
Cheap Handling Fix The relocation of...

Cheap
Handling
Fix

The relocation of the stabilizer link pins into factory holes in the frame. It's supposed to eliminate more sway side to side.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,151
Posted By gauto5150
Quietdiesel generator not charging chassis batteries

Hey everyone,
Here's an issue I have now. I have a good friend who is using my 2004 Fleetwood Discovery Cat DP for a family vacation.
(That's not the real issue haha)
What has happened is that...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-10-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,779
Posted By gauto5150
If you're worried about the angle, you should...

If you're worried about the angle, you should also be worried about a drop adapter since that itself puts unequal loads on the hitch.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-28-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By gauto5150
Ha, I never heard about that. I'm still...

Ha, I never heard about that.
I'm still clueless, but I prefer to find out the hard way since I have an aversion to reading owners manuals. :)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-26-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,771
Posted By gauto5150
I see the BIRD many times driving through...

I see the BIRD many times driving through Atlanta.
It must be my reluctance to drive 85mph. :(
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-21-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,771
Posted By gauto5150
My Discovery's alternator was weak and going bad...

My Discovery's alternator was weak and going bad when I bought it a couple years ago. I ran the generator with the inverter on and it charged up all the batteries. You could monitor the engine...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-19-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,371
Posted By gauto5150
The plastic intake manifold assembly bolts to the...

The plastic intake manifold assembly bolts to the intake side of the cylinder heads. The gaskets where those 2 mate is what I'm referring to.
Let us know if you get it fixed!
Forum: Forest River Owners Forum 11-19-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,145
Posted By gauto5150
I'd second the caster statement. I've never...

I'd second the caster statement.
I've never seen death wobble on anything other than a straight axle suspension.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-10-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,371
Posted By gauto5150
Hold the throttle wide open while cranking, it's...

Hold the throttle wide open while cranking, it's probably flooded from the cleaner and the fuel.
It really sounds like your intake gaskets are bad. I've replaced many of those with the same symptom...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-09-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,631
Posted By gauto5150
If you look around the engine typically there are...

If you look around the engine typically there are little T handles to open or close the valves. That's what the directions are referring to.
Maybe someone has a similar setup and they can be more...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-09-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,371
Posted By gauto5150
If you hold the pedal down when you're cranking,...

If you hold the pedal down when you're cranking, it should put the computer in "clear flood" mode. That shuts down the injectors when the computer recognizes wide open throttle upon low rpm...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-23-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,114
Posted By gauto5150
The best way to eliminate bugs is DON'T HIT...

The best way to eliminate bugs is DON'T HIT ANY.:)
I wax the front windshield with 0000 steel wool as the applicator, it seems to work well. The bugs don't stick as much.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-14-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,251
Posted By gauto5150
When I bought my first motorhome, I used to...

When I bought my first motorhome, I used to follow eBay along with Craigslist religiously. What I found with eBay was that many sellers were buying at the auctions and reselling online. Some...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-13-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By gauto5150
Thanks I'll dig into that manual.

Thanks I'll dig into that manual.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-13-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By gauto5150
The last time I messed with something like this...

The last time I messed with something like this you had to go off what was tagged on the part. In my case it was a ac condenser and there was a part number sticker on the side of the condenser. I...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-13-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,731
Posted By gauto5150
Splendide 2000s washer/dryer

I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced the problem I'm having with my combo washer/dryer.
This problem just showed up unexpectedly, no symptoms or signs up to this point.
The wash cycle runs...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-02-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By gauto5150
The oil pressure more than likely is a sending...

The oil pressure more than likely is a sending unit, especially if the gauge needle shoots up very quickly.
I don't have an LP generator, but my diesel generator uses a gallon per hour under...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-20-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,936
Posted By gauto5150
I removed the 50 lb tube TV in my Discovery and...

I removed the 50 lb tube TV in my Discovery and replaced it with a 32" flatscreen. I also converted the area behind it into a storage area for DVDs and manuals. I did the same with the rear TV. ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-05-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By gauto5150
Do a forum search on this topic. There's a lot...

Do a forum search on this topic. There's a lot of info if you're looking for better road vision.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-08-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,779
Posted By gauto5150
I usually go 12-14 hours on our Florida trips. I...

I usually go 12-14 hours on our Florida trips. I usually use fuel stops as breaks to stretch out, get food and feed the kids, etc.
I can usually keep going too but it's too hard on the passengers. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-01-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,090
Posted By gauto5150
I agree it's no way to live. But get scammed for...

I agree it's no way to live. But get scammed for a large amount of money and tell me you wouldn't feel that way.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,534
Posted By gauto5150
Like michelb said, way too costly. Lets say you...

Like michelb said, way too costly. Lets say you did do it, I think it would take a very long time to work out the bugs associated with such a swap. Lots of aggravation piled in there too.
However,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-15-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,271
Posted By gauto5150
I believe you have to remove all the stuff that's...

I believe you have to remove all the stuff that's part of the old vent down to the roof only leaving the pipe.
I had a different setup but I still had to remove everything.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-13-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,349
Posted By gauto5150
That HEUI problem is a lot more common if you...

That HEUI problem is a lot more common if you search around here. It seems that's the albatross that the C7 and C9 have been carrying.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,561
Posted By gauto5150
I'm pretty sure that they're dual pane.

I'm pretty sure that they're dual pane.
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-13-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By gauto5150
My tires are at 100 and this compressor works on...

My tires are at 100 and this compressor works on them and is cheap and portable.
8pc. Portable Air Compressor: Take Craftsman Power to Go with Sears...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By gauto5150
In my experience, you have to really get a HARD...

In my experience, you have to really get a HARD freeze for more than couple days to do any damage. I don't think you have anything to worry about.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-09-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 844
Posted By gauto5150
Read this thread, lots of info.... ...

Read this thread, lots of info....
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f26/coolant-recovery-tank-118689.html
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