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Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-22-2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By wsmcycle
Odometer reading in Kilometers instead of miles

My 2005 Country Coach Magna odometer, the one in the dash, is reading in kilometers instead of miles. I would like to change it back to miles. The silver leaf shows the actual mileage of the mh and...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-28-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,983
Posted By wsmcycle
What oil filter number Cat C13?

I want to have an oil filter ready before i make an oil change but I cannot find the filter number. Can someone tell me what the number is please?
Cat c13
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-17-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By wsmcycle
I pressurized the coolant tank and saw no big...

I pressurized the coolant tank and saw no big leaks. Only a couple of drips from a hose coupling.
I loosed the discharge tube from the "pre-cooler". There was coolant inside. Lots of coolant....
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-17-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By wsmcycle
V247-6405 exhaust pre cooler Can someone tell...

V247-6405 exhaust pre cooler
Can someone tell me what this item does on my c13 cat? The exhaust goes through it and there is a heat exchanger inside that is supplied by the engine coolant. What...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-16-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By wsmcycle
good questions all! I had filled the system...

good questions all! I had filled the system that morning because it was low in the tank sight glass. it took two gallons. So it started the day full. does anyone know how many gallons the system...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 11-16-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,300
Posted By wsmcycle
330 miles, 9 gals of coolant, 36MPG

9 gallons of coolant disappeared and none of it on the ground nor was the tow covered with it. Two days ago we traveled across Oklahoma on 40 from Sayer to Fort Smith Ar. We arrived after dark so...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-01-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By wsmcycle
thanks, I knew something was butting into the...

thanks, I knew something was butting into the equation. Two systems huh. I need to learn about this. you call one "wet". why "wet"? please explain the use for each one?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-31-2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By wsmcycle
Magic air fitting pressure supply valve?

I needed to put air in one of the tires so I bought an air hose, with fittings to match the female fittings mounted in the front and rear of the MH. I had some difficulty pushing in the male but got...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-30-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By wsmcycle
I have confirmed that the diesel burner is...

I have confirmed that the diesel burner is working. I haven't had the electric on for this test. last night it was 38 degrees here and this morning at 6:00 am it was 70 inside and the vent air was...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-30-2020, 04:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By wsmcycle
My reported temps were with the burner on. Wow,...

My reported temps were with the burner on. Wow, 180 out of the grills!!! There must be a thermostat inside the aqua hot that turns my burner off before it gets to 200.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-29-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By wsmcycle
Aqua Hot discharge vent temperature?

I have measured 103 degrees at the discharge vents inside the MH and at the same time, 129 on the pump 1 and 2 hoses inside the aqua hot. There is not much flow from the vents. We are headed to...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-22-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,944
Posted By wsmcycle
How long can you boondock with 8D batteries CC Magna

I have a 2005 CC Magna with four 8D batteries. Electric fridge, gas range, 3000 watt inverter. I pulled over at a Walmart last week. We had just driven 6 hours and batteries were fully charged at...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 03-16-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsmcycle
Thanks for your response. I am taking it all in....

Thanks for your response. I am taking it all in. I follow it generally. I figured the tank was under the washer but i could not get the panel out after i removed the screws. The thin wooden panel...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-28-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By wsmcycle
Aquahot 450D control thermostat

I am concerned that the operating temperature in the boiler is not high enough. What temperature should the discharge hoses of zones 1 and 2 be when the pumps are on and the diesel is cycling...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-21-2020, 05:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsmcycle
Where is this tank located? The circuit breakers...

Where is this tank located? The circuit breakers were in the hall. I have not found the tank itself. I turned on the circuit breaker and saw that it started pulling 9 amps. It heated water but i do...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-20-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By wsmcycle
Yes, i took the cover off. It is not there. ...

Yes, i took the cover off. It is not there.
Thanks though
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-20-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By wsmcycle
Location of the aquahot mixing valve?

There is no mixing/tempering valve in my aqua-hot bay. Where is it on this Magna 05 40ft. Also, I thought it might be near the water filter but i don't know where that is either. I would appreciate...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-19-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsmcycle
Thanks for the help so far. I am still looking...

Thanks for the help so far. I am still looking for the location of this electric hot water heater in my coach and for it's control. Any help is appreciated.

Wendell
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-18-2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsmcycle
It says in the owners manual that it is not a...

It says in the owners manual that it is not a propane electric hot water heater, but electric only. The build sheet shows

Atwood Model 93757

And I do have 2 separate 20 amp ac breakers.
...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-18-2020, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,265
Posted By wsmcycle
ZIP DEE "New Century" awning Strangely not on...

ZIP DEE "New Century" awning Strangely not on the build sheet.
I climbed up and rolled them in manually, The front and rear drive were both hex female the rear required a 7mm hex wrench. The...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-18-2020, 04:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,264
Posted By wsmcycle
Atwood Hot Water Heater

Currently having to work on my Aqua hot, but my owners manual says that I have an atwood hot water heater in addition to my aqua hot. I do have an AC circuit breaker labeled hot water heater. It's...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-16-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,265
Posted By wsmcycle
The awning has the words Zip-dee on it. I dont...

The awning has the words Zip-dee on it. I dont know the model
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-15-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,265
Posted By wsmcycle
Awning stuck two feet short of retracted position!

The awning stopped retracting at about 2 feet out. Are there fuses? I didn't find any fuse references in the manual. Anyone been here with some knowledge?
Also, It won't extend.
Please!!
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-13-2020, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By wsmcycle
Hydraulic filter and oil specifications

The power steering gear howls, screeches, swish-y, noisy when turning at slow speed. I have been advised here on the forum that I should change the hydraulic filters. I have searched the manual...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-10-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By wsmcycle
"the 2" line goes to the big pump" Is this the...

"the 2" line goes to the big pump" Is this the same pump that drives the cooling fan motor? Is there only one hydraulic pump? Is there a hydraulic distribution block?

Thanks for the help with...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-10-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By wsmcycle
My new bus is an 05 Magna. I don't know how to...

My new bus is an 05 Magna. I don't know how to change my signature.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-10-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By wsmcycle
"Follow the big curved hose (about 2' and 2" dia)...

"Follow the big curved hose (about 2' and 2" dia) "
I like this answer. I should have thought of it.
Thanks
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-10-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By wsmcycle
Power steering pump location

I have an 05 magna cat13. When turning a corner, there is a noise in the steering that sounds like the steering box might be cavitating and also, the wheel is difficult to turn. In a car you would...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-24-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,163
Posted By wsmcycle
soapbox

what were the tire pressures you found from the Toyo chart? Would you please post a link to the Toyo chart you used? Do you have a tag axle?
Thanks
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-24-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,175
Posted By wsmcycle
"the plugs were a bear to disconnect" If you...

"the plugs were a bear to disconnect" If you had disconnected and reconnected them in your in "bad connection" search, you would probably have found them to be the culprit. Good that you sprayed...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-27-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By wsmcycle
I bit the bullet and climbed on the roof to...

I bit the bullet and climbed on the roof to examine the rear AC. With DW inside,Ii sprayed water onto the unit. She exclaimed STOP! IT'S BLOWING IN. So I took off the AC shroud and removed the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-23-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By wsmcycle
i went up top and took off the shroud. with the...

i went up top and took off the shroud. with the inside ON and water sprayed onto the roof under the pan, no leaks. when i sprayed water into the pan it began sucking in the water and spraying it...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-23-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By wsmcycle
It is not a condensate problem. The drain line...

It is not a condensate problem. The drain line works all the time. I run this unit often. This problem happened while it was raining; no other time. I guess I will have to reconnoiter the evap box...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-23-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,977
Posted By wsmcycle
Evaporator fan sucking in rain

I woke up in the rain storm last night to water dripping on my feet from the rear AC. I had replaced the base seal on the unit last fall. I thought it might need pulling down after settling. So I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-15-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By wsmcycle
My original question was directed at the failure...

My original question was directed at the failure of the swivel joint on the NPT end, not PTC female on the opposite end. I can appreciate the disdain for the PTC end but that end did not fail. what...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-15-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By wsmcycle
I am embarrassed by my ignorance. I am glad to...

I am embarrassed by my ignorance. I am glad to have been straightened out.
The failed fitting was part of the right-side tag brake. I do not know why the other brakes did not clamp but the tag...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-13-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By wsmcycle
Roy1 "If it was with the compressor running the...

Roy1 "If it was with the compressor running the compressor is defective. "
The compressor was turning, clutch engaged.
Running roof AC, I don't have vents in the driving area and there is much...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-12-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By wsmcycle
"removable panels to gain complete access " oh...

"removable panels to gain complete access "
oh yeah, those things the folding chairs hit when sliding in the slide. Makes sense that they would be the chase. I will look inside it.
I put the AC...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-12-2019, 03:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By wsmcycle
Path of dash air Freon line through MH?

I have had my dash air repaired twice in six months by reputable mechanic, both times the (high or low i don't know which) Freon line had deteriorated. My mechanic explained that these leaks were...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-10-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By wsmcycle
brakes on an air system are clamped down by...

brakes on an air system are clamped down by springs. When you press on the brake, air is let off at the wheel cylinders and the springs clamp the brake according to the remaining air pressure. Let...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-08-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By wsmcycle
the push to connect feature end is not the one...

the push to connect feature end is not the one that failed. the failure is on the NPT end.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-08-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,218
Posted By wsmcycle
DOT brake fitting failure at 60mph

The brass elbow came apart while traveling 60 mph on I29 near Omaha. The brakes locked the right rear Tag an wore it through in seconds. My wife managed to pull to the shoulder where we waited (1...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-29-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By wsmcycle
i learned on another thread that the problem may...

i learned on another thread that the problem may be the Throttle position sensor. TPS
It is simple to calibrate
turn on key without starting
slow press the accelerator to the floor and slowly...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-29-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,036
Posted By wsmcycle
ISL wont pick up speed on the on ramp

first let me say, the engine runs and when asking power (floored) i see 1000ft lbs of torque. BUT, sometimes it will not apply that torque. I am trying to enter traffic on the on ramp and it just...
Forum: Boondocking 06-03-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,678
Posted By wsmcycle
wow! you buy 490 and only half is usable. I did...

wow! you buy 490 and only half is usable. I did not know that. that means you set a minimum voltage to alarm at (what voltage) or shut down the batteries?
Forum: Boondocking 06-03-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,678
Posted By wsmcycle
How did the power disappear ?

I recently installed a BMV712 battery monitor. I wanted to be able to anticipate the remaining power we had. The three interstate SRM4d batteries (3X 166ah= 490 AH) hooked up in parallel are about...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-11-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By wsmcycle
Thank you so much GSANDER1!!! I looked and...

Thank you so much GSANDER1!!!
I looked and looked for this information.
What a great group of helpful folks!
thanks IRV2
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-11-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By wsmcycle
Yes, 5 amps at 12 volts is not much load. I was...

Yes, 5 amps at 12 volts is not much load. I was not saying my typical load is 5 amps. Only that during my observation, the current was 5 amps and the battery bank ran down over night to the point...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-11-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By wsmcycle
twinboat, These are important questions. My...

twinboat, These are important questions.
My draining observation followed 24 hours of Xantrex charging. So i believe they were fully charged. You ask if the 5 amh is @ 12 volts. Yes according to...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 05-11-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By wsmcycle
Xantrex Settings Access

I need to change some of the parameters in my RV2012 xantrex inverter. I have attached a pic of the remote. I cannot identify my remote nor find operating/manual. I see in other Xantrex manuals...
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