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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-03-2022, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Pace Arrow: Kitchen outlet outage
Views: 83
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Kitchen outlet outage

Hey all, 2016 Pace Arrow owner here... Ran coffee maker, microwave and a toaster oven at the same time. I heard a click coming from what I think is somewhere around the microwave and the power went...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 17,693
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
It turns out that it is really hard to build a...

It turns out that it is really hard to build a house that you can drive. There are always going to be some creaks and groans.
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 04-18-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,719
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Mike D did you actually do this? Looking for some...

Mike D did you actually do this? Looking for some pics.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-16-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
XSNA is a company that imports audio units...

XSNA is a company that imports audio units especially for RVs and some trucks. You would be shocked at the improved sound quality and features by replacing it with a brand name audio unit. You'll get...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-16-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 14,804
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
We love our TSD fuel card. But you do have to go...

We love our TSD fuel card. But you do have to go through the truck lanes to fuel. The ones I've seen all have the larger, high flow rate pump thingys.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-04-2021, 05:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,735
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Florida storm, inspector availability could be a...

Florida storm, inspector availability could be a problem. Ultimately it's up to the buyer to decide: to spend tens of thousands of dollars to maybe hundreds of thousands in what is already an...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-01-2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
MH detailing at LazyDays Tampa

Headed to Lazydays campground in Tamp next week from Wed-Sun. I'm on the hunt for someone who can wash and wax our MH at our site. I assume Lazydays does it. Anybody else?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-16-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,046
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
I really wish I had thought of that.

I really wish I had thought of that.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-14-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,046
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
The statistics area not good. People who own RVs...

The statistics area not good. People who own RVs and especially motorhomes are generally older. At some point they so stop using them but continue to pay the storage costs.

They don't sell their...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-30-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
I noticed that too.

I noticed that too.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-28-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Chassis battery life

2018 Fleetwood Pace Arrow owner here with original chassis batteries. I'm getting a low battery message on the multifunction display. Just wondering what to expect in the way of chassis battery life.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-25-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Got tons of manuals but nothing on the radio....

Got tons of manuals but nothing on the radio. DKY, thanks a million! Exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-24-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Fleetwood Pace Arrow radio brand

Can anybody tell me what the brand is if the radio that Fleetwood installed in my 2016 Pace Arrow?305787
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-16-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
My 2016 Pace Arrow had one. Still, I use a plug...

My 2016 Pace Arrow had one. Still, I use a plug in version.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-16-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4
Pace Arrow: Purchase Price
Views: 757
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
It's a good price. Do pay the $500 or so that an...

It's a good price. Do pay the $500 or so that an NRVIA certified inspector is going to charge you. Will also help everyone to agree on a price. Don't forget to ask the owner use they have a...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-16-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,195
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
It is the air dump lever. I have the same exact...

It is the air dump lever. I have the same exact one in my Freghtliner/Fleetwood. Probably labeled dump/auto. Move to the dump position when the coach is parked and before you try to level the coach....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,027
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
You would be in the right track with any of...

You would be in the right track with any of these. They all work. I went with a Mr. Heater brand tap that I overpaid for from Camping World. Mr. Heater makes a gazillion different hoses, fittings and...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
2016 Pace Arrow lxe owners... Question for you on the radio

I'm on the hunt for the owners manual for the dash radio or maybe the brand and/or model. Can anybody help me out?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
It is a residential fridge. We just got the coach...

It is a residential fridge. We just got the coach three weeks ago, drove it 1500 miles home and took one weekend trip in it. So I'm still figuring things out.

I did figure out once how to have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Drivers license requirements

I see that a few States like Connecticut, Kansas and Washington, DC require drivers of rigs over 26,000 lbs to have a class B CDL drivers license. Some other states like Texas, New York and South...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-09-2020, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Thanks for the helpful info. I also learned that...

Thanks for the helpful info. I also learned that oddly, the residential refrigerator is switched on and off through the hot water electric switch. Isn't that weird?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-05-2020, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,423
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
We did the conversion thing a la Amazon.com. I...

We did the conversion thing a la Amazon.com. I started by buying several different kinds because we had some preferences as to light color. We did not like the bright white in the main coach but...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-05-2020, 04:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,188
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
I love the suggestions to try one out. We were...

I love the suggestions to try one out. We were not sure if the entire lifestyle but it looked interesting to us. We rented a couple of class A's several years ago. Found we liked it and they weren't...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-05-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,090
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
This is a great thread. We just upgraded from an...

This is a great thread. We just upgraded from an 18,000 lb gasser to 27,000 lb diesel. My driveway already had cracks when we moved in.

We do not park full time on it but rather, thanks to an...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-04-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Power switches in 2016 Pace Arrow

Maybe someone who has one can help answer some questions about power switches in my Pace Arrow.

There are two switches, each with lights on them on the pedestal just inside the door of the coach?...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-27-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-27-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Well, I've driven been this beast 700 miles over...

Well, I've driven been this beast 700 miles over the last two days. I would say I'm getting the hang of it and I like it. Surprised to learn there's no (P)ark on the transmission shifter panel. I...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 09-27-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Yes, well Old-biscuit, my other vehicles have a...

Yes, well Old-biscuit, my other vehicles have a (P)ark position on the transmission. When I saw that wasn't there, I immediately began to wonder what else might be different about this transmission...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 09-27-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 948
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Shifting into neutral at traffic lights?

Just trying to understand my Cummins /Allison 2500 transmission on my Fleetwood Pase Arrow motorhome.

The owner's manual seems to imply that when coming to a stop in traffic such as at a light,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 520
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Pace Arrow Instrument panel photo

A favor from someone out there who owns a 2016 or 2017 Pace Arrow lxe... I'm on the hunt for a photo of the dash instrument cluster where you actually see the print on the gauges. This is the one...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Our inspector discovered this same solar panel on...

Our inspector discovered this same solar panel on a 2016 (?) Pace Arrow that he was inspecting for me. He confirmed it is connected to the house batteries and based on his measured output of the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Ive seen both brochures.. I'm looking to buy a...

Ive seen both brochures.. I'm looking to buy a 2016 Pace Arrow lxe. I have personally seen the title and the VIN for a particular coach. It all says 2016. I have also personally seen another 2016...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-16-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Gauges pic of 2016 Freightliner Fleetwood Pace Arrow?

Could someone shoot me off a picture of the cockpit gaugesfor this coach? I cannot find it anywhere.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Pace Arrow lxe 2016 vs 2017 differences

Does anybody have any ideas what changes Fleetwood made to the Pace Arrow lxe from 2016 to 2017?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-09-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Placing some sort of platform that folds to stow...

Placing some sort of platform that folds to stow inside the 'L' at the same height as the cushions would make a big rectangle and allow you to put even a queen-sized inflato-bed on it, wouldn't it?
...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-07-2020, 06:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Jimmy, you said the engine runs an air...

Jimmy, you said the engine runs an air compressor. Is the air compressor available for general use like inflating tires, pool toys, etc.?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-05-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
What can I expect in the way of typical miles per...

What can I expect in the way of typical miles per gallon if I'm not towing anything?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-05-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Thank you so much! So are the air bags manually...

Thank you so much! So are the air bags manually deflated or does it happen automatically? Does the coach visibly go up and down?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-05-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
I have read about and understand the whole DEF...

I have read about and understand the whole DEF business. I guess I know SOMETHING.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-05-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,546
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
New to diesel.. please share what you know

Judt sold my Thor gasser. Headed to a 2016 or 2017 Fleetwood with the 340 hp Freightliner/Allison drivetrain. We're going diesel because we need a quieter, more pleasant ride and more basement space....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-04-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
I have found that while these are a great idea...

I have found that while these are a great idea conceptually, in reality they don't work well. They take a long time to charge things.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-03-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,320
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Not checking the model number on the hot water...

Not checking the model number on the hot water heater and instead relying on Thor was my second mistake. My first mistake was buying a Thor motorhome.

We SO wanted to love our Hurricane. We had...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,320
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Here's what I've learned in my 2-3 year ownership...

Here's what I've learned in my 2-3 year ownership of my Hurricane.

With most things that stop working, you check the easy and obvious things first-those are likely to be the problem. Something is...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-02-2020, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,320
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
That model number I posted was the model number...

That model number I posted was the model number Thor gave me when I provided them with the VIN of my coach. When they said it was propane only, I asked the question, "so what does the switch do...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-01-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,320
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Alrighty... hot water tank fixed. Two issues: ...

Alrighty... hot water tank fixed. Two issues:

1) Wire nut came loose on 110v incoming power connection. Wires sparked but didn't trip the breaker. That explained the smell of burning plastic that...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-30-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,320
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Thanks, everyone. I'm going see what's up with it...

Thanks, everyone. I'm going see what's up with it this morning. I'll let let you all know what I find. Hopefully what I find is hot water.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-28-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,320
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Sorry. It's a gas only, model G6A-AE-SP. I hand...

Sorry. It's a gas only, model G6A-AE-SP. I hand no idea how to get it to make that click click sound.

One thought... This is the first time the propane tank is less than full. It's at 3/4...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-28-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,320
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Troubleshooting Atwood water heater

Hoping that someone here has successfully fixed an Atwood 6 gal propane only water heater. Ours worked perfectly until it didn't.

After watching a "you can easily fix it yourself" YouTube video,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-05-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
Not sure what you're saying- that you're all done...

Not sure what you're saying- that you're all done towing a vehicle or you have some mechanical issues. But unless you're super-rural when you're camping, you should try Uber, Lyft for transportation,...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-05-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,744
Posted By Fairfieldwiz
This is all such a PITA. We have exactly the same...

This is all such a PITA. We have exactly the same problem. Our solution is two hotspots a Verizon with 25 Gig of data and and AT&T with 40 GB of rollover data on an old grandfathered plan. As already...
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