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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Snoopkat
Following up, your advice worked. I found it and...

Following up, your advice worked. I found it and filled the tank no problem. It's just in an awkward place.... Thanks again Steve, Cheryl, Pete and D2!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2021, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Snoopkat
Thanks, all, for the prompt replies. It looks...

Thanks, all, for the prompt replies. It looks like solution in Post #3 might be mine, as I don't have the "luxury" of a labled valve. I'll give it a try at first light. Thanks again, y'all are great!...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-22-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By Snoopkat
2021 Bay Star Sport 3014 Fresh Water Fill

I bought this 2021 BSS after owning a 34 foot Ventana. For the life of me, I can't find where to fill the fresh water tank. Wet bay has 2 water inlets....one for fresh water to faucets, etc, the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-16-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Snoopkat
Bay Star Sport shower "delamination"?

My new to me 2021 Newmar Bay Star Sport 3014 shower walls have separated from the caulking on all 3 sides and the side wall opposite the shower head isn't in full contact with the coach wall. When...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-09-2021, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 158
Posted By Snoopkat
I have a 2012 Ventana 3433 and my plug goes down...

I have a 2012 Ventana 3433 and my plug goes down through the bottom into the lower cabinet. If you open the lower cabinet it' on the upper right side. My tv also had a swing arm I had to replace to...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-12-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By Snoopkat
Had the same problem with my HWH jacks. All I had...

Had the same problem with my HWH jacks. All I had to do is squirt some good old WD-40 on them once in a while and occasionally wipe them down with a rag. Keeping them clean has been the answer for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-25-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By Snoopkat
Be sure to have the key on "accessory" mode and...

Be sure to have the key on "accessory" mode and hit the switch for auto store before you try the 2x4.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-24-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By Snoopkat
I would suggest you use google maps on android or...

I would suggest you use google maps on android or iphone. You can input your destination and interim stops along the way and it will "tell" you when to turn and how far to the next one. Give it a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 04-24-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,745
Posted By Snoopkat
We spent the winter in way south Texas the last...

We spent the winter in way south Texas the last few years and the winter of 17 and 18 were definitely colder. May I ask why you ask?? Please don't say "climate change".
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By Snoopkat
I'm guessing HWH levelers??? I had the same...

I'm guessing HWH levelers??? I had the same problem multiple times. Spray all the rams with WD-40 and you may be surprised how quickly they retract. Must be a common issue with HWH hydraulic...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 04-13-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 19,577
Posted By Snoopkat
Most helpful thing I've found is to look in the...

Most helpful thing I've found is to look in the rear camera when passing a car. It makes it much more clear about when you are a safe distance ahead to move back to the right lane. For what it's...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-13-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,769
Posted By Snoopkat
Lots of great ideas already submitted. One word...

Lots of great ideas already submitted. One word of warning....stay the heck way away from loony toon Seattle!!! Traffic nightmare....total gridlock!! Downtown is a total mess. Bums camping in...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-09-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,817
Posted By Snoopkat
I Just use Google Maps. I tried Waze for a while...

I Just use Google Maps. I tried Waze for a while but find Google Maps easier to use. Only drawback I've found is the turn by turn directions sometimes don't give you enough advance notice of The...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-09-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,817
Posted By Snoopkat
You'll have the same problems with an out of date...

You'll have the same problems with an out of date Garmin, etc.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 02-07-2019, 07:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,817
Posted By Snoopkat
I've got an older garmin and am done with...

I've got an older garmin and am done with alluvem! My Smarty-phone is the best GPS I've ever seen....constantly updated with everything....very reliable.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-17-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,494
Posted By Snoopkat
I have a Craftsman 150 portable and have found...

I have a Craftsman 150 portable and have found this method to really speed up the inflation process:
1. Run the compressor to get it to nearly the max output pressure. Turn it off before it shuts...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-16-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,745
Posted By Snoopkat
If you want really, really simple......get the...

If you want really, really simple......get the Roadmaster 9160. Piece of cake. Have used it on 2 Toads and it hooks up in seconds, stores easily and works great!
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-01-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,832
Posted By Snoopkat
Here's the thing.....an Extended Warranty may...

Here's the thing.....an Extended Warranty may work for some, not for others....just like insurance policies. Not everyone has a claim. If you like the coverage it offers and can afford the price,...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-29-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,087
Posted By Snoopkat
I have the same problem with my front jacks. I've...

I have the same problem with my front jacks. I've had them repaired/replaced a couple times. When I get stuck in a campground and jacks won't retract all the way, I use a 2x4 as a lever and push them...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,950
Posted By Snoopkat
You will probably love not having to make long...

You will probably love not having to make long trips to do your laundry, sometimes in the rain, not to mention difficulty finding machines available. We use ours all the time, well worth the storage...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-22-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Snoopkat
Thanks to all who shared your...

Thanks to all who shared your experience/ideas/knowledge on this electrical issue. Very much appreciated! I'll pursue that neutral idea first and hope it takes care of it. Thanks again!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By Snoopkat
Electrical Question

We're sitting in a park with 50 amp power hooked up. Power keeps fading just enough to shut off the TV or microwave then comes right back on. This happens repeatedly at different intervals between...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-21-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,069
Posted By Snoopkat
We use Good Sam Mail Service. They're a little...

We use Good Sam Mail Service. They're a little spendy, but reliable. I think it's about $200/yr. For one piece of mail my last charge was @ $3.50 to have it forwarded so best to wait until you have a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-23-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,970
Posted By Snoopkat
From experience, find out if your insurance...

From experience, find out if your insurance company REALLY understands what a Class A big rig one piece windshield REALLY is! Ask the questions before you buy! I am now undergoing a painful learning...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 04-17-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Snoopkat
Fuzzy higher cable channels

Getting fuzzy TV cable reception on higher channels when hooked up through the switch box. Satellite works great, so does antenna. Lower channels are clear until channels go above 25-30, then get...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-11-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By Snoopkat
Thanks for all your coaching on the fuel issue!...

Thanks for all your coaching on the fuel issue! It did have a happy ending. We put a fuel treatment in the tank, topped it off, and made it 950 miles from Rockport, TX to Willcox, AZ before the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-06-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By Snoopkat
Fuel "algae" question

I did a dumb thing and stayed 4 months in a park on the Texas gulf coast without starting the rig...and, the dumb part, the tank was only 1/2 full of diesel. It's a warm, humid climate so wonder if l...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-06-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By Snoopkat
2011 freightliner chassis diagram

Can anyone tell me a website where I can find a diagram of the 2011 freightliner chassis? I need it to identify where various parts are located, fuel/water separater, inline fuel strainer, etc....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-17-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,758
Posted By Snoopkat
We bought our 2012 Ventana 3433 new. It's been a...

We bought our 2012 Ventana 3433 new. It's been a good rig except for a few issues. The bedroom passenger side slide wouldn't seat right in or out. Took 4-5 trips to the dealer to resolve. Dealer was...
Forum: Outdoors RV Owner's Forum 01-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,982
Posted By Snoopkat
Go for April first if you want to be safe. We go...

Go for April first if you want to be safe. We go from Rockport Texas to Washingto State every year and, by far, the roughest stretch is not through Idaho or Utah, but the Blue Mountains between...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-10-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,516
Posted By Snoopkat
Thanks very much for all the input! Nice!

Thanks very much for all the input! Nice!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-08-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,516
Posted By Snoopkat
Thanks, much for the quick response!

Thanks, much for the quick response!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-08-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,516
Posted By Snoopkat
Long stays in RV Park with diesel pusher

Hi. We have a 2012 diesel pusher (Cummins ISB) and are staying for 4 months in an RV Park in South Texas (warm climate). Do any of you know if I need to start the rig periodically to keep things...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-08-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,553
Posted By Snoopkat
Heat Pumps vs AC

We have 2 heat pumps on a 2012 Ventana that we ordered new. To date, we've had to replace a total of 8 of them. Sounds ridiculous, but it's true. Every one of them have been replaced under warranty...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 12-20-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,094
Posted By Snoopkat
I've used the Walmart blue can for 5 years and...

I've used the Walmart blue can for 5 years and 45,000 miles without any issues.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-19-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By Snoopkat
I get that every once in a while when I hold the...

I get that every once in a while when I hold the close or open button too long after it closes/open. Sounds like the gear is being allowed to slip a notch so it doesn't break anything.
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-19-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 625
Posted By Snoopkat
Not sure as we come into Rockport from the West....

Not sure as we come into Rockport from the West. But, I can tell you that if you want to get there via Aransas Pass, the ferry is operating. We drove down that way a coupla days ago and the sign...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-19-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,352
Posted By Snoopkat
Don't forget to unscrew and drain your water...

Don't forget to unscrew and drain your water filters in the wet bay....they'll freeze and crack. Also, be sure no water in your water pump! Learned these the hard way.....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-20-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By Snoopkat
Dometic Tstat question

Thanks, RandyMan! Followed your directions to the letter, flipped the switch and IT WORKED:dance:. Thanks again and thanks to others for their responses.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-11-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By Snoopkat
No way to tun on furnace except with thermostat....

No way to tun on furnace except with thermostat. Maybe the guy didn't set dip switches?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-11-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,693
Posted By Snoopkat
Dometic 2 zone thermostat question

I just had a heat pump replaced and now the thermostat doesn't display the "Furnace" option. It only shows Cool, HP, Auto, Fan & Off. No more Furnace? I tried resetting the thermostat to no avail....
Forum: Cummins Engines 12-01-2016, 08:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,053
Posted By Snoopkat
I agree, Steve115669, I used to do much of my own...

I agree, Steve115669, I used to do much of my own work when I was a lot younger and had room at home to work on the rig. I just remember what the mechanic said about my 2 shredded belts. The faulty...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-30-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,053
Posted By Snoopkat
I had the same problem with a Cummins engine and...

I had the same problem with a Cummins engine and Newmar coach. Shredded 2 belts in last 15,000 miles, didn't break them thank goodness. I had Freightliner do the work and they have replaced several...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,371
Posted By Snoopkat
We bought a Newmar Ventana back in 2012 and had...

We bought a Newmar Ventana back in 2012 and had quite a few problems with it. Had to rassel with Newmar over a slide issue that finally got resolve 3 years later. Not Newmar's fault, but we are on...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2016, 04:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,210
Posted By Snoopkat
My two cents: Talk to the service advisors where...

My two cents: Talk to the service advisors where you regularly have your rig serviced and ask them who they think is the easiest to deal with. Some of the companies are a real pain in the #$@% and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-24-2016, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By Snoopkat
Thanks for all the great suggestions!! Very much...

Thanks for all the great suggestions!! Very much appreciated!!! You guys are a fantastic resource for RVers!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-23-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By Snoopkat
Bouncing electronics tie down?

I am having an issue with my electronics (cable box, sat box, sterio, etc) bouncing around when under way. Anyone got an idea for cinching them down so they don't take such a beating? Thanks in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-23-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,963
Posted By Snoopkat
One last tip.....be sure to plan where you want...

One last tip.....be sure to plan where you want it placed if you get a hard wired one. I had one put in my power bay. I didn't specify where I wanted it positioned and they put it where it was most...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-12-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 905
Posted By Snoopkat
I bought a 7 year extended plan from Wholesale...

I bought a 7 year extended plan from Wholesale Warranties. Some good experiences and some very bad. My advice would be to go the dealership where you bought the rig and ask the service advisors...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-15-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,503
Posted By Snoopkat
My big windshield used to fog when in a cold...

My big windshield used to fog when in a cold climate overnight. We started leaving the front roof vent slightly open to allow the humidity escape and we haven't had a problem since. Worth a...
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