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Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-19-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Bret Thanks for the quick reply. I checked the...

Bret
Thanks for the quick reply. I checked the 12 volt supply and its good. Guess it's the cooling unit, wishing I could pin point the problem a little more precisely in case there is a repair I can...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-19-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Refrigerator problem

I have a domestic "new horizon" 2door 2 way fridge that has stopped cooling. I have checked the following: gas supply, ac current, heat from the heating elements and fuses. The unit was working...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-28-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 650
Broken Relay covers...replacement?

Hey everyone,
My better half and I were enjoying our time at Huntington Beach State Park in our 01 36mds, just south of Myrtle Beach last week when I noticed our window fans were not functioning. I...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-08-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
I had the same problem with my 2001 36mds, went...

I had the same problem with my 2001 36mds, went in to replace the valve and tried tightening the 4 fasteners around the perimeter of the valve, that's all it took, no more leak!
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-09-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Service in North East

Looking for a diesel service facility in the north east, We will be heading east from Pittsburgh to Ocean City Md. in a few days and I would like to get my fluids and chassis serviced. Any thoughts?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-04-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 892
PacBrake Rotation

I found and old thread from 2008 where Engineer Mike recommended rotating the PacBrake from vertical to a 45 degree, does this help with the operation of the PacBrake?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-04-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,421
Bluefox, What was the part number of the...

Bluefox,
What was the part number of the transfer switch you ordered?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-03-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 738
I had a problem with my dash AC, the compressor...

I had a problem with my dash AC, the compressor would not turn on...I finally located the problem after long hours of tracing wires...there were two wires disconnected. You have to extend the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-31-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Grease fitting checklist

Hey everyone, trying to finish up with my maintainence and was hopping someone might have a list of the chassis / drive train grease fittings. After searching through the treads I didn't see...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-26-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,897
Were you able to get the new calipers made by...

Were you able to get the new calipers made by Bosch that are being installed on the Workhorse chassis, if not then what you do have will likely fail again as mine did.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-26-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Thumbs down Workhorse is not fixing Alpines

Finally heard from Workhorse and they are not repairing anything other than Workhorse brakes, still wondering what other Alpine owners are doing to permanently fix the brake problem.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-26-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Exclamation I believe that Alpine used a custom chassis by...

I believe that Alpine used a custom chassis by Peak, when I check the Workhorse web site, there is no mention of any other chassis covered by the recall, have any Alpine owners had the new calipers...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-26-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
Thanks AZ Bound, I guess I'm confused over the...

Thanks AZ Bound, I guess I'm confused over the chassis issue, Alpines don't use a Workhorse chassis so I thought I'd see posts for Alpines on the Alpine Forums. Has Workhorse replace the Alpine...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-26-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,084
New Brake Calipers

Does anyone know what the process is to get the new "Final Solution" brake calipers? From what I've been reading the new calipers have been released from Bosch. I've been looking on the Alpine Forums...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-19-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Thanks to all who offered there help, I contacted...

Thanks to all who offered there help, I contacted Medallion on 10/13 and even after repeated calls to them I have yet to get them to respond. Luckily, I found a place here in Pittsburgh that was...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-18-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
Used VDC

Looking for a used VDC, seems I inadvertently drilled some holes into it while mounting a buss bar in the battery compartment. A VDC is the black box mounted on the backside of the left hand wall of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-14-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Thanks for the tip, unfortunately I think I found...

Thanks for the tip, unfortunately I think I found the problem, it seems that while I was installing a bus bar in my battery compartment, I drilled holes into an item called a VCM or vehicle control...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-13-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Message Center not working

:confused:Here I am getting ready to leave on a long weekend, turn the key and no message center. Engine starts fine but no gauges. Checked all the fuses I could find, front passenger, rear engine...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-01-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,495
Doug, Sounds like a good project, if you do get...

Doug,
Sounds like a good project, if you do get around to adding the hydraulic lifts to your bed, could you post some pics and maybe some measurements? I've had a little experience with placing...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-29-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
It appears that the entire gray panel is not...

It appears that the entire gray panel is not powered by the inverter, all circuits coming from the gray panel are dead unless you are running the generator or on shore power. I was successful...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-29-2010, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
OK, found the issue....there are two AC panels...

OK, found the issue....there are two AC panels behind the door, one is powered by the inverter (the small brown one) and the other is not (larger gray panel)...I'm going to try to rewire the counter...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-28-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
So I checked the bathroom GFI and all is well, in...

So I checked the bathroom GFI and all is well, in fact it appears that the only outlets not working are the three in the kitchen. Microwave and Dishwasher work but no power to the outlets at the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-28-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,763
AC Circuits not energized by Inverter

First time I've prepared to camp without shore power or generator and I noticed that there is no power to the AC circuits located on the kitchen counter and that's the primary circuit I'd like to...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 07-01-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
While replacing the rotors on all four wheels,...

While replacing the rotors on all four wheels, they were all cracked!!! I discoverd that the front bearings were a little loose, After tightening the wheel bearings, the MH dosent wander like it used...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-02-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,529
Ok, after many phone calls in and around the...

Ok, after many phone calls in and around the Pittsburgh area it seems that nobody has a clue where to get replacement rotors for this MH....anyone have any ideas?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 06-02-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,529
Hoping I can get a little clarity on this brake...

Hoping I can get a little clarity on this brake thing, I've got an 01 36mds with two piston calipers. The rear rotors are cracked and need replaced. What do I ask for when talking to the parts...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-30-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
EngineerMike, Thanks, Ill check in with them on...

EngineerMike, Thanks, Ill check in with them on Tuesday.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 05-30-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,692
Front Hub cover warped!

Hey everyone, I was on my way to Legonier Pa. when my right front caliper overheated. After cooling off, the oil in the front hub all came out, removed the hub cap and realized that the cover with...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-07-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,673
Are we talking about a relay or a solenoid? The...

Are we talking about a relay or a solenoid? The solenoid could most likely be found by tracing the air line coming off the Pac brake lever on the exhaust, but where in the world is the relay?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-07-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,673
Thank you for all the help, I will take a look at...

Thank you for all the help, I will take a look at the solenoid as this seems to be the easiest and it would also help make sense of why I've never thought the exhaust brake was working. Where is this...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 04-05-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,673
Exhaust Brake / Turbo Boost problem

While traveling back from Huntington Beach NC. for spring break (beautiful state park btw), I turned on my exhaust brake only to have my turbo shut down. At least that's what I think happened, the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-12-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,153
Wow, seems there are a few different opinions on...

Wow, seems there are a few different opinions on this. From what I understand from Dale777's post, the lack of a grounding rod is only applicable when using chord and plug devices connected directly...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-10-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,153
Thank you very much for the explanation which...

Thank you very much for the explanation which raises an interesting question, should the aux. generator be grounded to earth with a grounding rod?
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-10-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,153
Hey thanks for the input, I had no idea that the...

Hey thanks for the input, I had no idea that the neutral could be live, I would have thought that any current on the neutral side would be directed to ground through the water pipes etc. I most...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 02-09-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,153
Powering home with Coach Generator

I'm wondering if there is any way to use the coach generator to power my stick house in the event of an emergency. In other words, would it be possible to disconnect the main breaker on the house and...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-29-2009, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,305
Wayne, Unfortunately I do not have either Aqua...

Wayne,
Unfortunately I do not have either Aqua Hot or Hydro Hot in my Alpine. My concern is that when traveling in cold weather I will have to use my propane furnace and deplete my supply of propane...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-27-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,305
Very interesting and useful information, thanks....

Very interesting and useful information, thanks. I would think that the goal would be to use no propane while driving and rely solely on the heat generated by the engine. Is this a realistic goal and...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-17-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Dale, I bought the Innotek gas detector from RV...

Dale, I bought the Innotek gas detector from RV Upgrades, seems to work well. Unfortunately the leak persists! I will keep checking and let you know what I find.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-16-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Well I got the portable gas detector and went...

Well I got the portable gas detector and went right out and started testing all the fittings that I'd tested previously with the soapy water and what do you know, the fitting going to the furnace was...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-14-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Thank you for the responses, I do not have an...

Thank you for the responses, I do not have an oven, so the pilot would not be the issue and I have soap tested all the fittings including the extend a stay on the main propane tank, any other...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 12-14-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,653
Propane Leak

I have a propane leak and can't seem to find it. I walked into my coach the other day, and the place smelled like something was wrong. I checked my aux. propane tank and it was empty even though I...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,055
Insulating under the slide out

I am preparing my MH for the cold weather coming and noticed that the area under the slide that is exposed when the slide is out has no insulation. The material is quite thin and allows for a lot of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-17-2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,423
OK, I'm ready to reinstall the furnace and I take...

OK, I'm ready to reinstall the furnace and I take a look at the installation instructions for my Suburban SF-42F furnace and find that the bottom duct kit was supposed to be attached to the coach...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-17-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,423
I decided to try to fix the rattling noise coming...

I decided to try to fix the rattling noise coming from my furnace, a 2001 36MDS. The furnace is located under the frig and accessed by removing the foil tape along the back cap of the furnace and...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-25-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,423
Thanks Mike, You wouldn't know what model...

Thanks Mike,
You wouldn't know what model heaters you use by chance? It sounds like a pretty good solution, I wonder if anyone else uses catalytic heaters in their coach.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-25-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,423
Furnace Upgrade

I was using my furnace on a recent trip and noticed two things, 1) there is a annoying ticking noise coming from the exhaust vent on the outside of the MH, and 2) there is an incredible amount of...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-22-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
OMG, thank you so much for the help, I've been...

OMG, thank you so much for the help, I've been trying to figure this out for two months, the fitting does indeed swivel and now everything makes sense.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-22-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,461
Sewer hose connection

Pretty new to this coach and I haven't seen any others close up to be able to figure this one out on my own so here goes. My sewer hose connection at the MH is so far toward the door of the...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-21-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,877
Well, I received my new pump on Friday, installed...

Well, I received my new pump on Friday, installed the pump and went camping. Half way through my trip the pump stopped working, I bet I didn't pump more than 5 gal. through this thing before it quit....
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 09-16-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,877
My pump was acting up on me as well, it would...

My pump was acting up on me as well, it would pump up to pressure then stop, then start real slow and then cycle through that process for awhile then it would finally shut off only to repeat the...
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