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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-28-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
American Coach: Revolution Windshield
Views: 112
Posted By Ront77
Revolution Windshield

I have a 2004 Revolution 40c and itís time for new windshields (both sides).
Does anyone have experience on replacing this windshield. Iím not planning on doing it my self, just curious how they...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-27-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Ront77
Revolution Windshield

I have a 2004 Fleetwood Revolution 40C and itís time for a new windshield (s) both sides
I was trying to determine how they would replace them. Iím sure there are tricks they know.

Has anyone got...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-08-2022, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ront77
Mine is a Lariat FX4. Never heard of the adaptive...

Mine is a Lariat FX4. Never heard of the adaptive cruise issue.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-08-2022, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ront77
Mine is a 2021 Ranger 4WD. Roadmaster tow...

Mine is a 2021 Ranger 4WD. Roadmaster tow brackets and tow bar. I did install a fused jumper wire from the Motorhome power to the Ranger Battery. Never had battery issues.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-07-2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ront77
Iíve towed my 2021 Ranger 3-4000 miles and no...

Iíve towed my 2021 Ranger 3-4000 miles and no issues
I am VERY careful in setting it up to tow. Iíve heard of things going wrong and locking up and ruining the transmission. I check things 3 times...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 12-28-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,635
Posted By Ront77
I have the ASMOKE 300 and love it. Iím 77 and...

I have the ASMOKE 300 and love it. Iím 77 and have no trouble loading/unloading it into a cargo bay. When we are home it sits on our back deck for use at home.
Never used it with an inverter but,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-29-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Ront77
This is the best photo I could get under the...

This is the best photo I could get under the dash. I couldnít get one under the hood. As you can see my angle is pretty severe. Iíll be moving the cable up to reduce the angle. But, it will also...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-28-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Ront77
I too was concerned about drilling into something...

I too was concerned about drilling into something i shouldnt, so i drilled a very small test hole just barely thru to make sure i was safe
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-28-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Ront77
Will do tomorrow In Florida headed back to...

Will do tomorrow
In Florida headed back to Texas in a few days
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-28-2021, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Ront77
I have the Ready Brake on my 2021 Ranger Lariat....

I have the Ready Brake on my 2021 Ranger Lariat. It is tight getting a hole thru the firewall. But, it can be done. I too was concerned about the angle but, it works. Iíve been thinking of drilling...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ront77
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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ront77
UPDATE. yesterday I had both AC units replaced...

UPDATE. yesterday I had both AC units replaced with Coleman MACH 15 (15k) units
A local RV service company here in Destin Florida did them in about an hour and a half. At what I thought was a good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2021, 04:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ront77
Thanks, Iím in Destin Florida now and a local RV...

Thanks, Iím in Destin Florida now and a local RV Service company Will hopefully install today/tomorrow.
Based on some literature I have, I think my front unit may be a 11k. We pulled the cover...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ront77
Thanks for the input. I did find that my dying...

Thanks for the input. I did find that my dying unit is a 13.5
Strangely, the 13,5 units are in short supply but, the 11k and 15k are available. Go Figure
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ront77
New Air Conditioner Size

I have a 2004 Fleetwood Revolution 40c. 50amp service

I need to replace my rear AC. Itís a Coleman Mach 11,000 btu (I think)

I have a Onan 7500 generator that runs both ACís now with no...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-30-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
American Coach: Chrome hatches
Views: 369
Posted By Ront77
Weíre you ever able to find the chrome latches? ...

Weíre you ever able to find the chrome latches?
I hope to replace my black. Powder coated latches to update the appearance
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-27-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 22
American Coach: 2003 Fleetwood Revolution
Views: 1,304
Posted By Ront77
Itís not the bedroom slide. That motor is under...

Itís not the bedroom slide. That motor is under the bed. Iíve used it before.
Good idea to look up in an outside cargo bay.
Iíll look and report back.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-27-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 22
American Coach: 2003 Fleetwood Revolution
Views: 1,304
Posted By Ront77
Thanks. I think I have that manual in my stuff. ...

Thanks. I think I have that manual in my stuff.
It tells me there is an override but, not where it is. Iím guessing itís in behind the drawers on the right end of the kitchen or under the couch. ...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-26-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
American Coach: 2003 Fleetwood Revolution
Views: 1,304
Posted By Ront77
I also have a Revolution (04). Iím not having...

I also have a Revolution (04). Iím not having slide issues but, I worry about that day coming. Has anyone accessed the front slide manual operating system. I have not located the front slide...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2021, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Ront77
FOLLOW UP The mechanic checked the dash wiring...

FOLLOW UP
The mechanic checked the dash wiring and all the fuses and relays. All were fine.
He then went to plug his laptop into the data port in the rear engine compartment. I have a SCANGUAGE...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Ront77
I called the St Louis Freightliner shop and they...

I called the St Louis Freightliner shop and they are closed until Tuesday

She suggested I try their Troy shop. They are open until midnight and it was only 7 miles from me.

The RV mechanic...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2021, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Ront77
CEL codes

I have a 2004 Fleetwood Revolution with a Cummins 8.3.

We are traveling and while idling at a Walmart I got a CEL light and the battery and oil indicator lites came on.
The battery and oil...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-27-2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Ront77
We took our first short trip with our 2021 Ford...

We took our first short trip with our 2021 Ford Ranger. Only about 200 miles but, enough to get a feel for how it towed and stopped.
Iím very pleased with the Roadmaster All Terrain tow bar, which...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-20-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Ront77
Thanks guys- The cable is as straight as...

Thanks guys-

The cable is as straight as possible. Lots of stuff under the hood of new cars.

Leaving Thursday on a short trip to Fredericksburg Texas Swap meet

Iíll report back.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-20-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Ront77
2021 Ford Ranger and NSA Ready Brake

I have used the NSA Ready Brake for years on a Jeep Liberty and it has worked great.
I just bought a 2021 Ford Ranger to use as my new Toad. Iíve also installed a NSA Ready Brake. I have not towed...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-16-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ront77
I GOT IT ! What is not clear is that step 2...

I GOT IT !

What is not clear is that step 2 you are instructed to press the brake pedal and shift to NEUTRAL. THE NOT CLEAR part is to continue holding the brake pedal down for all the remaining...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-16-2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Ront77
Ford Ranger Neutral (Flat) Towing

40í Revolution
2021 Ford Ranger

For many years I have towed a Jeep Liberty. Now I have a Ford Ranger.

In testing my Neutral Tow Procedures I get this error message on the Ranger display.
...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-29-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Ront77
My thoughts also. Iím used to the capacitor just...

My thoughts also. Iím used to the capacitor just dieing totally. But, I guess it can just take time to charge up.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-29-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Ront77
A/C Issue

2004 Fleetwood Revolution 40C
I have 2 units which Iím assuming are Coleman. They both cool fine.
The rear unit has stared doing this óó
I can hear the compressor start but no fan. After a couple...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-27-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,274
Posted By Ront77
We are at Camp Gulf in Destin Florida. Our 13th...

We are at Camp Gulf in Destin Florida. Our 13th year of Thanksgiving in the motorhome. Turkey, dressing, green beans, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie. All cooked from scratch on a 2 burner induction...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 855
Posted By Ront77
I have a 2004 Revolution. The door glass can be...

I have a 2004 Revolution. The door glass can be removed. I have done it.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-04-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,861
Posted By Ront77
My Weldex camera and monitor would periodically...

My Weldex camera and monitor would periodically go gray/black and loose the picture.
I removed the rear camera lubricated the wire connection with dielectric grease. Problem solved.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-03-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,664
Posted By Ront77
Thinking about a residential fridge.

A few pictures of my Kaise
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-02-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,664
Posted By Ront77
Thinking about a residential fridge.

RETRACTION
I googled up the manual and the display is as I thought. It detaches and can be mounted remotely. RJ12 telephone cable
Maybe my memory is better than I thought
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-02-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,664
Posted By Ront77
After I posted I googled up the Kisae swxfr-1210 ...

After I posted I googled up the Kisae swxfr-1210
The description listed an optional remote display panel. $13
Now that I think about it maybe thatís the way my remote works.
Iíll physically look...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-02-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,664
Posted By Ront77
Thinking about a residential fridge.

Iím not familiar with the 3way switch method.
On the Kisae front panel you will see a black square area on the right side. This panel removes and can be remotely installed. It is connected via an...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-02-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,664
Posted By Ront77
Thinking about a residential fridge.

I did use the Kisae SWXFR-1210. It has worked flawlessly. My Xantrex is located in a cargo bay almost directly below the fridge cabinet. I mounted the Kisae on the wall next to the Xantrex and used...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-01-2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Ront77
On my 2004 Revolution 40c the access is...

On my 2004 Revolution 40c the access is rectangular. 4 screws hold it Down.
The 2 bed support pieces remove for access to the floor panel.
The 4 screws that hold the floor plate down are pretty...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-29-2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 18,664
Posted By Ront77
Thinking about a residential fridge.

When I installed our GE Residental fridge I added a Kisae PSW inverter that has a built in transfer switch. It activates when it senses shore power. It has worked perfect for 3+ years. Very simple...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-27-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
American Coach: Electric system problems
Views: 2,225
Posted By Ront77
If youíre looking at replacing your inverter I...

If youíre looking at replacing your inverter I found a company in Houston that rebuilds inverters. Xantrex recommends them.
They shipped me a rebuilt unit and I shipped my bad unit back to them. If...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-14-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
American Coach: Revolution. A/C Recharge
Views: 502
Posted By Ront77
On My 2004 Revolution 40c the low and high ports...

On My 2004 Revolution 40c the low and high ports are under the front hood. I use a recharge kit from Walmart.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-13-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 27
American Coach: Electric system problems
Views: 2,225
Posted By Ront77
Electric system problems

I have a 2004 Revolution 40c. As suggested check the breakers on the Inverter. There are 2 breakers on top of the inverter. Also. Look over the inverter for other switches/breakers.
Feel free to...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-18-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ront77
Now that the weather has turned warm (hot) it is...

Now that the weather has turned warm (hot) it is starting fine.
I really feel itís got something to do with the heater grid.
Iíll get back on it next winter.
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-21-2020, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ront77
Update (sort of) To recap. In cold weather my...

Update (sort of)
To recap. In cold weather my engine is very difficult to start. It turns over fine just will not start. The heater grid is NOT getting power at start up. At key on, Iím hearing a...
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-05-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ront77
More...... I had a friend cycle the switch...

More......
I had a friend cycle the switch while I looked to determine where the clicking relay sound is coming from. I checked every cargo bay and nothing. I think itís coming from the the back...
Forum: Cummins Engines 03-02-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ront77
UPDATE I ran a continuity test on the heater...

UPDATE I ran a continuity test on the heater grid and it appears to be OK. when I cycle the key I can hear a solenoid clicking 3-4 times. I suspect it is the heater grid solenoid. Now Iíll have...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-29-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ront77
Iím trying to determine if my grid heater is dead...

Iím trying to determine if my grid heater is dead or if there is 12v getting to it.
Attached is a picture of what I think is the grid heater. Am I correct? Is this the grid heater.
I have tested...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-28-2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ront77
I believe you are correct. I left the block...

I believe you are correct. I left the block heater on last night and it started right up this morning.
I also installed a fuel pressure gauge and I get 18 psi until the lift pump cycles off.
...
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-27-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,557
Posted By Ront77
Starting Issue

I have a 2004 Cummins ISC 8.3 in a 2004 Revolution 40C

I just had the Lift Pump replaced. The old one was leaking.

The issue was that the engine was very hard to start. It cranked fine but...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-26-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,814
Posted By Ront77
If your 2003 is like my 2004 the water heater is...

If your 2003 is like my 2004 the water heater is both gas and electric. It is controlled by a switch over the sink. Press the heater switch and the water heater will light. If it doesnít light the...
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