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Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum Today, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Cat
Well, that's a Bummer I was hoping they could see...

Well, that's a Bummer I was hoping they could see something on the cylinder cutout test. If its starts getting worse or if you can find away to repeat it, take it back to the CAT dealer. If it does...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Cat
X2 very happy with mine. I've owned my Undercover...

X2 very happy with mine. I've owned my Undercover Flex for 2 years in the Northwest and its kept my stuff secure and dry. Safe Travels
Forum: RV'ing Humor & Crazy but True Stories 01-22-2022, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,486
Posted By Cat
Happily Married

Happily Married
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-20-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Cat
The Delo says on it-- it meets Cat EC1 which is...

The Delo says on it-- it meets Cat EC1 which is the ELC spec. Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-20-2022, 08:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By Cat
They should say on the container whether they...

They should say on the container whether they meet Caterpillar specifications.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-19-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Cat
A engine Serial number would be helpful.

A engine Serial number would be helpful.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By Cat
X2 This was known problem several years back. The...

X2 This was known problem several years back. The air rushing over the grill and grill open ends would and did cause noise.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-11-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By Cat
Have you solved the problem? If so please share.

Have you solved the problem? If so please share.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-07-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By Cat
Great news!! Thank you for sharing the solution....

Great news!! Thank you for sharing the solution. Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 01-05-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By Cat
Backfire are very unusual. it is possible that...

Backfire are very unusual. it is possible that the key was released and the engine rolled backward. It takes pretty crazy timing to do it.
It is possible that you had injector misfire. This is more...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By Cat
if hose is located on the engine i need the...

if hose is located on the engine i need the engine serial number. and engine arrangement if you can it. but have to have the engine serial number.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-05-2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 646
Posted By Cat
What is your serial number and arrangement number...

What is your serial number and arrangement number if you have it. but need the serial number to look up the info.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-30-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By Cat
There also seems to be some problems with the...

There also seems to be some problems with the Allison power wire coming from the battery. Some builders have the power wire come directly from the battery which is exposed to corrosion in the battery...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-30-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 64,323
Posted By Cat
Again there are several failure modes of a Heui...

Again there are several failure modes of a Heui pump, some are caused by dirty oil, but other failure modes such as spring breakage, shaft deflection causing a bearing failure. The pictured prefilter...
Forum: Just Conversation 12-29-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,665
Posted By Cat
Liberty Mutual have the worst commercial X1 I...

Liberty Mutual have the worst commercial X1 I silence the TV.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-29-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Cat
Ok, good luck, have fun and Safe Travels

Ok, good luck, have fun and Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-29-2021, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By Cat
How much are you trying to lower the oil...

How much are you trying to lower the oil temperature? What are your oil temperatures now? You can get into trouble lowering your oil temperature too low. Safe Travels
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-29-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By Cat
If I remember correctly the shift control is not...

If I remember correctly the shift control is not seeing the transmission control on the data link wires. It may not crank since it does not know if it is in neutral.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-20-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By Cat
Even if you have fairly minor slobber problem--...

Even if you have fairly minor slobber problem-- its worth doing to get crankcase gases/ oil vapor away from the aftercooler and radiator stack. It really helps keep them much cleaner. Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 12-12-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Cat
If you break a bolt off in the front cover or the...

If you break a bolt off in the front cover or the one in the block. Most likely the radiator and aftercooler will have to come out. Maybe the front cover has to be removed. There are some work...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-05-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By Cat
X2 all the way out or all the way in.

X2 all the way out or all the way in.
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 12-01-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,598
Posted By Cat
Couldn't find that article again but here is part...

Couldn't find that article again but here is part of one that talks a little about improving EV battery life by not letting battery go below 20% for long or chrage over 80% unless going on a long...
Forum: Electric RVs and EV Charging 11-30-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,598
Posted By Cat
One of thing I read recently is that they the...

One of thing I read recently is that they the battery manufacturers are recommending not to discharge your battery more than 40-50% because it will shorten the life of the battery. Since the vehicle...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By Cat
Let us know what happens. Sometimes people ask...

Let us know what happens. Sometimes people ask for help or advice and we never hear back. Good luck
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-17-2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,367
Posted By Cat
I had a couple of the Manchester tanks with the...

I had a couple of the Manchester tanks with the gauge. It does use a float. But who ever setup the scale on the gauge was a moron. The green scale where it goes to yellow-at the yellow line you had...
Forum: Solo RV'ers 11-17-2021, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,024
Posted By Cat
Many of the new trucks have a smart connector. My...

Many of the new trucks have a smart connector. My 2015 F150 will let me know if one of the lights is not working. I would guess that the other major truck manufactures would have a similar hitch....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-16-2021, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Cat
My 2007 Bounder Diesel had bad vinyl on the...

My 2007 Bounder Diesel had bad vinyl on the seats. So before the bankruptcy.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-15-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Cat
As stated bots can be difficult to loosen because...

As stated bots can be difficult to loosen because of location and corrosion. I believe its the outside bolt goes through the front cover and is open on the block side. When I say open the end of the...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-11-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Cat
It is possible that the temperature sender is...

It is possible that the temperature sender is giving erratic data. To the ecm. I had one do that and it drove me crazy trying to figure it out. The gauge was fine and showed no problem but the sensor...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-08-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Cat
Fancy Fancy! Lol

Fancy Fancy! Lol
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-08-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Cat
If the block heater is on and working you should...

If the block heater is on and working you should be able to put you hand on the upper radiator tank and feel the warmth. It will not be hot but just warm. Some temperature gauges will show that the...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-07-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Cat
If you use a block heater in the cold weather it...

If you use a block heater in the cold weather it won't go into cold mode. Also in a lot of cases by the time you start- slowly drive out of the RV park or storage and get to the main road it should...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-07-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Cat
We’ll it’s been 6-7years since I stopped towing...

We’ll it’s been 6-7years since I stopped towing the MKX. And I don’t remember putting it in accessory mode- but I’m not 100% sure. The one thing I remember was I was surprised that the battery had...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-07-2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Cat
It is possible that either the air inlet temp...

It is possible that either the air inlet temp sensor or coolant sensor is not giving consistent accurate temperatures. Those are fairly inexpensive and easy to change. Hope that helps.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-06-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Cat
My 2011 MKX towed very well I did as you did by...

My 2011 MKX towed very well I did as you did by adding a battery charge. The battery did go dead after 4-5 hours of towing. After adding a 10 Amp charger circuit I never had a dead battery. I did...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-06-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 920
Posted By Cat
C-7 cold start strategy 348291 3126 had the same...

C-7 cold start strategy 348291 3126 had the same or very close strategy. Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-06-2021, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By Cat
I know on some transmission it will prevent a...

I know on some transmission it will prevent a overspeed if you try to downshift it manually and it won't downshift automatically and overspeed--- but if you have selected a max gear like 4 speed and...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-06-2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,306
Posted By Cat
I know on some transmission it will prevent a...

I know on some transmission it will prevent a overspeed if you try to downshift it manually and it won't downshift automatically and overspeed--- but if you have selected a max gear like 4 speed and...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-04-2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Cat
Excellent, and thank you for letting us know. ...

Excellent, and thank you for letting us know.
Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-01-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Cat
Not all Caterpillar filters have the same...

Not all Caterpillar filters have the same threads. There were two of the thread sizes that were very similar but the one would not quite thread on.
Call Cat and ask before trying to tap threads. It...
Forum: Damon 10-31-2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By Cat
Looks great congrats! As far as quality. My...

Looks great congrats! As far as quality. My experience with repairing and living with RVs. Much the quality would not take a great deal of more expense or that much more labor to make the RVs much...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-28-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By Cat
ARR 2281263 is the ARR for HEP35285. and the...

ARR 2281263 is the ARR for HEP35285. and the suggestion of a CAT OR pump is a very good one
Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-28-2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By Cat
Give me your serial number and I'll see if I can...

Give me your serial number and I'll see if I can pull it up.
Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-27-2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 731
Posted By Cat
Serial number and a Arrangement number are...

Serial number and a Arrangement number are needed to make sure you get correct parts.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-24-2021, 11:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Cat
No way to test battery. I'm not sure anyway to...

No way to test battery. I'm not sure anyway to track serial number ranges for the ecms that had battery. It maybe possible but I do not have a way.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-24-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Cat
Depends 10-20 years, again this was only on the...

Depends 10-20 years, again this was only on the very early ECMs. Depends on if you run the engine fairly often.
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-23-2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Cat
So whats happening- please let us know the good...

So whats happening- please let us know the good bad or ugly of the problem. By letting us know it helps everyone. Safe Travels
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-23-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Cat
Usually the engine will start but not run very...

Usually the engine will start but not run very well and has low power. It also usually loses the fuel settings FLS or FTS, it can also lose some custom parameters. It also will give a diagnostic...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-15-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By Cat
Caterpillar sells rebuilt/ exchange engines. Any...

Caterpillar sells rebuilt/ exchange engines. Any Caterpillar Dealer can give you prices
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 10-11-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,024
Posted By Cat
I'm going to back up a little. Why do they think...

I'm going to back up a little. Why do they think it is a ECM? Ecm failure is normally no communication or it loses the FLTS and the FTS setting. Too many times I've heard stories of the mechanic says...
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