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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-14-2022, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Fugitive861
I did no modification. Simply used it straight...

I did no modification. Simply used it straight out of the box. Like someone else said, I believe the circuitry is run off the 2 AA batteries. I reached out to Emmerson for another issue (detailed...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2022, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 55
Posted By Fugitive861
My grey tank leaked where the grey pipes...

My grey tank leaked where the grey pipes connected to the tank, which, i believe, is what you may be saying. I had to replace a rubber bushing/connector like below. Hope that helps.

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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 644
Posted By Fugitive861
Like others asked, when you say it is over...

Like others asked, when you say it is over charging the new 12volt battery, how do you know? I mean what signs are you getting?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By Fugitive861
Whatever you buy consider the gray tank size. A...

Whatever you buy consider the gray tank size. A small gray tank is a pain in parks with no sewer connection as you may have to make a trip to the dump station before the next shower. We love our...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-11-2022, 01:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By Fugitive861
I used this thermostat as an upgrade to my...

I used this thermostat as an upgrade to my original. It has a built in feature that prevents the compressor from short cycling. An unexpected feature that I enjoy is it will turn just the fan on...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-10-2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Fugitive861
Onan plus 100 degree heat. Ok?

Do Onans do ok running in 100 heat with an air conditioning load on them. I have a 13,500 BTU and a Microlite 4000 that runs well and I haven't had any issues but I'm just wondering if they ever...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-08-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Fugitive861
So at what voltage should I consider battery bank...

So at what voltage should I consider battery bank depleted?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-08-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Fugitive861
Well, that's pertinent information! Thanks for...

Well, that's pertinent information! Thanks for clearification.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-08-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Fugitive861
Unclear on amp/hour capacity and minimum voltage...

I am unclear on how much usable capacity I have. Say, I have two Trojan T-105 , 6 volt golf cart batteries tied in series to make 12 volts. Trojan claims 225 amp hours per battery which is 450...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-11-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Fugitive861
I was wanting to do this exact thing...plus add a...

I was wanting to do this exact thing...plus add a few more values. I was thinking ObdLink MX+ and Forscan. Can someone confirm obdlink and forscan will allow me to build a dashboard on my ipad and...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-05-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Fugitive861
Solved.... Thanks to everyone here for...

Solved....

Thanks to everyone here for sharing information. I started out thinking I had a transmission issue, found that scan gauge showed erroneous vehicle speed, became aware of a Technical...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-01-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Fugitive861
UPDATE: I replaced the speed sensor on the...

UPDATE:

I replaced the speed sensor on the differential and test drove (had P0503 code stored.) I had an obd2 scanner attached while driving and noted the vehicle speed. A few times at a stop...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-01-2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By Fugitive861
Waiter21 may be on the right track. Attach an...

Waiter21 may be on the right track. Attach an obd2 scanner and look at vehicle speed when its parked and running. If you are getting erroneous readings (like 20 or 30 mph when parked) it could be...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-26-2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Fugitive861
Could a wheel speed sensor cause stated problem? ...

Could a wheel speed sensor cause stated problem? Although there was no check engine light, I found the code P0503 Vehicle Speed Sensor A, Intermittent/Erratic/High. Is that the sensor on top of the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-26-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Fugitive861
I did check the fluid after 30 mile drive. ...

I did check the fluid after 30 mile drive. Transmission fluid was near the top of the hot safe range. Fluid and filter have 5,000 miles on it.

Will OBDLink MX+ work with Forscan? If not, what...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-26-2021, 07:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By Fugitive861
Need help with transmission code retrieval and OBDii tool.

The last two times I've driven my 1999 F53 motorhome with 4r100 transmission, when at a stop there is a subtle feeling as if the transmission slipped into neutral. Then with the brake is release and...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-10-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,154
Posted By Fugitive861
The cruise control will go to wide open throttle...

The cruise control will go to wide open throttle (wot) to maintain speed climbing up a hill. I prefer to loose a few mph instead of running wot. When driving in the hills, I use a scan tool to...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-19-2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,465
Posted By Fugitive861
My 99 year model had casting marks where your...

My 99 year model had casting marks where your hole is. It is not used on my 99. Probably not on yours, either. You probably bought a ZF for a different application. It should probably still work...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-24-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Fugitive861
Good points. I used the generator frame for the...

Good points. I used the generator frame for the ground on my DVOM meter. I'll try against a chassis ground to see if I'm getting a discrepancy as well as check integrity of the battery ground. ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-24-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,467
Posted By Fugitive861
I agree with Rkesselus...

I agree with Rkesselus (https://www.irv2.com/forums/members/rkesselus-193385.html). If your refrigerator gets down to 25 degrees on gas then the cooling unit works. That suggests a faulty electric...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-24-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,086
Posted By Fugitive861
I did lots of research and ended up going with...

I did lots of research and ended up going with the valve stems below. It required removing the tires, breaking the bead (which was easy), carefully removing the old valve stems as to not drop...
Forum: Northwood Manufacturing Owners Forum 12-24-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By Fugitive861
What did you use for the side caps?

What did you use for the side caps?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-24-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By Fugitive861
Generator occasional hung start.

I have an Onan Microlite 4000. Sometimes when I attempt to start the generator, the starter will engage and be unable to turn the motor past the first compression stroke. It doesn't happen very...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-02-2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Fugitive861
Strange...the front caliper bolts were the same...

Strange...the front caliper bolts were the same way. Super tight with blue locktite. The impact is a new Milwaukee impact which seems plenty strong. I've broken two sockets with it. Claims to be...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-02-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Fugitive861
Dana 80 hub seal write up

After returning from a trip I noticed oil on the inside dual. It was a hub seal leaking. The gear oil went through the vented slots between the disks and got the inside of the rim. The brake pads...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-30-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Fugitive861
Yeah, we have the MircoLite...not the MicroQuiet....

Yeah, we have the MircoLite...not the MicroQuiet. I've pressed the stop button at the generator assembly but heard nothing. I don't think anything happens. I've tried it before a cold start to see...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Fugitive861
Not necessarily. Some area's of my coach are...

Not necessarily. Some area's of my coach are inaccessible short of cutting access hole in the floor. My freshwater plumbing is accessed by removing lowest drawer in cabinet. Still hard to get to.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-30-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,975
Posted By Fugitive861
So, if the OP's 30 amp rv is plugged into a 50...

So, if the OP's 30 amp rv is plugged into a 50 amp campground pedestal, everything downstream of the RV's 30 amp main breaker in the RV breaker panel will be protected at 30 amps. Everything before,...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-30-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By Fugitive861
I not sure what solenoid your nephew was...

I not sure what solenoid your nephew was suspecting. Our Onan would start and run find and unexpectedly die. Fuel pump failed when hot. Would start again after a cool down. Common Onan ailment. ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-30-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By Fugitive861
Check the Cummin Quickserve website. You may...

Check the Cummin Quickserve website. You may have to register if you've never been on it before, but that have Service Manuals and Operation Manuals for many of their generators. The Service...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-30-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Fugitive861
Does my generator prime when holding stop button?

We have the Onan Microlite 4000 generator, circa 1999. I could not find anything in the manual which states holding down the "stop" button primes the unit. Sometimes it cranks for a while before...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-30-2020, 05:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By Fugitive861
Thanks. I may try these.

Thanks. I may try these.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-24-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,738
Posted By Fugitive861
Rear leaf springs squeaking. Has any one replaced isolator pads?

My right rear leaf spring suddenly started squeaking relentlessly. During inspection I found some type of plastic or fiber pad between the leafs. The pad was mostly disintegrated and out of place. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Fugitive861
Is that a heater duct? Is the furnace blower...

Is that a heater duct? Is the furnace blower motor running? Pull 12 volt fuses until it stops blowing to find a starting point.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,752
Posted By Fugitive861
Our 1999 F53 class A is surprisingly quiet. Wind...

Our 1999 F53 class A is surprisingly quiet. Wind noise is very low as well as the tire noise. I was worried about a 10 cylinder engine 3 feet away being a nuisance but cruising at 65-70 on level...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-02-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By Fugitive861
I've seen a Youtube video on TorquePro and that...

I've seen a Youtube video on TorquePro and that would be perfect...except it is for Android devises only. I believe this is still true. If not someone please chime in. I've done a search for...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-02-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 815
Posted By Fugitive861
What app for OBDII bluetooth scanner.

I am considering buy a Bafx Products Wireless WiFi (OBDII) OBD2 Scanner & Reader - for iOS/iPhone & Android Devices to pair to either an iPhone or iPad. I would like to be able to monitor...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-17-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By Fugitive861
Is some noise from drive axle normal?

Our 1999 28 foot Bounder is surprisingly quiet. Very little wind noise and the motor cannot be heard unless accelerating or climbing a hill. I can, however, hear a hum from I believe to be the rear...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-10-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By Fugitive861
Tire pressure chart confirmation help.

We bought 6 new Roadmaster RM170's. 245/70r19.5. I have not had a chance to weigh the coach yet but it's on the 18,000 lbs GVWR chassis which maxes out at 11,000 rear axle rating and 7,000 front...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-10-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,339
Posted By Fugitive861
Where is the heat coming from? I'm assuming all...

Where is the heat coming from? I'm assuming all your duct work us under the dash on the interior of the coach, right? I'd look to see where the heat is coming from. Maybe doghouse is not sealed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-04-2020, 05:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,843
Posted By Fugitive861
It feels rotted, soft, lack of integrity below...

It feels rotted, soft, lack of integrity below membrane.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,843
Posted By Fugitive861
After watching video, I’ve determined our roof is...

After watching video, I’ve determined our roof is epdm as the underside is black.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,843
Posted By Fugitive861
Thanks. The substrate is a thin plywood. I saw it...

Thanks. The substrate is a thin plywood. I saw it when I removed skylights, reefer vent, etc for resealing.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,843
Posted By Fugitive861
Spongy roof spot repair thoughts

6 months ago I removed an obsolete satellite dish. I used lap sealant to fill small holes and made a stainless steel plate to cover the large hole. At that time there was a hint of a soft spot....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-17-2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Fugitive861
Perfect. Thanks guys.

Perfect. Thanks guys.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-17-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Fugitive861
What is the proper lubricant for rear differential

1999 F53, 18,000 GVWR. What is the proper lubricant? 70/90 synthetic?
Is the 18,000 gvwr fitted with the Dana 80, or some other axle? Thanks.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-14-2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Fugitive861
I just don't want to run the batteries too low...

I just don't want to run the batteries too low and do damage. 12.2 volts or greater should be fine, right?



I'm curious to see how quickly they run down when running lights, water pump, etc.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-14-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Fugitive861
Mark, I do have a "smart" converter/charger. Its...

Mark, I do have a "smart" converter/charger. Its one of the Progressive Dynamics with the charge wizard pendant which does the 4 stages of charging. So if I run the batteries no lower than about...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-14-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Fugitive861
Calculating battery state of charge.

Our motorhome has no battery monitor...well it has the factory button you push and hold which shows full, 2/3rds, 1/3rd etc. I will be getting a battery monitor, perhaps the Victron BVM-712, soon. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By Fugitive861
Original Poster here: I went round and round...

Original Poster here:

I went round and round with an insurance agent when shopping for an Actual Cash Value policy. I asked him what the value would be if two days after my coverage started we had...
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