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Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-25-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By akpd
Tire mounting / balancing

I maybe ordering some Toyo M154's, does anyone know about what the cost is to have a shop mount, balance & install would be ?

Thanks in advance
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-24-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By akpd
Prewired for trailer brakes

Does anybody know if a 2004 w-22 workhouse chassis is prewired for elec. trailer brakes ?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-15-2020, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,620
Posted By akpd
Try to use a 12 gauge cord & as short as...

Try to use a 12 gauge cord & as short as possible.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-14-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By akpd
I 100% agree Arch, being proactive on battery...

I 100% agree Arch, being proactive on battery replacement is well worth not being stranded somewhere.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-14-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By akpd
update

I charged the battery at 10amps for about an hour, charger was cycling 75-100% charge rate, disconnected the charger reconnected the battery cable, started the engine everything ran ok. Ran the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-14-2020, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By akpd
Yes batteries can really make things act crazy. I...

Yes batteries can really make things act crazy. I have a battery charger with me so I'm going to charge up the battery than have AAA come do a load test on it just for curiosity, for sure have them...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-14-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By akpd
Well I had the dash gauge set in the mode to...

Well I had the dash gauge set in the mode to display engine oil PSI instead of voltage, but I will switch it back to volts. Battery date says 2015 so its due for a replacement for sure, generally I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-13-2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By akpd
CEL was on. Let me start from the...

CEL was on. Let me start from the beginning...when I started the engine before I left from home it would not turn over enough to start, had to use boost, I though it was from sitting in my driveway &...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-13-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By akpd
Reduced power mode

Have an issue...

Traveled about 165 miles today MH ran perfect, stopped at the campground to pick up some ice, after I started the engine the reduced power mode came on (limp mode?) engine also...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-06-2020, 04:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By akpd
O-B As always thank you for your...

O-B

As always thank you for your information, I did use Norcold Guy's S/N info to verify board / fridge compatibility, the replacement board is within the range required.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-05-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By akpd
Thanks O-B, I've already went there done that,...

Thanks O-B, I've already went there done that, trying to find something more economical.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-05-2020, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By akpd
Gee that would be great if you could help out,...

Gee that would be great if you could help out, the board number is in the lower right hand side of the photo 621 271, if your number is different please message back and I'll check compatibility.

...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 05-04-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By akpd
Norcold 1200

Where is the best place to buy a replacement main circuit board, used or new ?

Thanks in advance 😊
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-28-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,875
Posted By akpd
I order the same from Summit last year, best...

I order the same from Summit last year, best price & free shipping.:thumb:
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-01-2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By akpd
Thanks for your input, well my good fitting...

Thanks for your input, well my good fitting Snap~On wreches worked fine & there is absolutely no rust under my rig, O-rings were still good.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-01-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By akpd
Just got home from replacing the filter...

Just got home from replacing the filter everything went fine without any issues & have the MH back at my house.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-01-2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By akpd
That's the info I needed, I'll use a flare nut...

That's the info I needed, I'll use a flare nut wrench as well, should not have any pressure in the line anymore, MH hasn't been started for a month. Think I'll make sure my fire extinguisher is handy...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-31-2020, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By akpd
That is correct as my return line continues to...

That is correct as my return line continues to the front of my MH.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-31-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By akpd
Fuel filter

I need to take some wrenches with me to change the fuel filter on my 2003 workhorse that's in storage, does anyone know what size wrenches I'll need ?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-20-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,274
Posted By akpd
To me it appears to be a gas regulator problem....

To me it appears to be a gas regulator problem. When the WH has the yellow flame turn on the stove burners & furnace, observe what the WH flame does.


Also check for any blockage in the WH...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-18-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,745
Posted By akpd
Make sure the electrode is touching the flame...

Make sure the electrode is touching the flame after ignition.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-18-2020, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,179
Posted By akpd
Change my filter (ACdelco PF932) & Shell Rotella...

Change my filter (ACdelco PF932) & Shell Rotella 10w30 oil, 3k-4k miles. I use a quart of oil near 3k miles.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-05-2020, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By akpd
Answered my own question, I researched & then...

Answered my own question, I researched & then ordered a Ground Loop Isolator to place in my 3.5 AUX input cable.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-05-2020, 05:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By akpd
Inverter noise

Does anyone know what I can install to stop the buzzing sound that coming through my speakers created from my TV power converter?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-27-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,107
Posted By akpd
run away

I would think that's why a emergency air shutoff is used instead of a fuel shutoff, starve the engine of air.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-27-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,101
Posted By akpd
Twinboat I agree, have installed many wire nuts...

Twinboat I agree, have installed many wire nuts on industrial 3 phase motors however I always tape them up with good 3M tape as well. I used to use ring tongue crimp connectors with 8-32 screws,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-26-2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,470
Posted By akpd
Be careful starting the engine after applying...

Be careful starting the engine after applying pressure to the cooling system, forcing coolant through a failed head gasket you could hydro lock the motor.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-23-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,452
Posted By akpd
Seating in, yes especially if the used brake drum...

Seating in, yes especially if the used brake drum has grooves worn in it.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-22-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,452
Posted By akpd
Same here on my coach, addition to that I release...

Same here on my coach, addition to that I release the brake after I put it into drive from a parked position when I'm ready to go. IMO this puts less stress on the parking pawl.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-24-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By akpd
Dash fan

Another supplier, Comfort Air.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-24-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By akpd
dash fan

You should have a tag/label on you heater box under the front hood, get the model number of the unit & contact the people in the attachment for replacement parts.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-24-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By akpd
A/C

elec. schmatic
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-24-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,703
Posted By akpd
Does it stop blowing air or does it appear that...

Does it stop blowing air or does it appear that it's not blowing cold air after the fuse burns out? Try running the fan with A/C off & see if it burns out the fuse, perhaps the A/C compressor clutch...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-17-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,933
Posted By akpd
Kr650, nice box sold many of them back in the day...

Kr650, nice box sold many of them back in the day :thumb:
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-16-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 780
Posted By akpd
Mine dash gauge shows midway as well (OBDII info...

Mine dash gauge shows midway as well (OBDII info is 190-206), do you know if the dash heater A/C box fresh air door is closing?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-10-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By akpd
Opps I was incorrect, supply valve "on mine"...

Opps I was incorrect, supply valve "on mine" needs to be in tank fill not city.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-09-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By akpd
To winterize mine I just turn off the supply...

To winterize mine I just turn off the supply valve between the tank & pump, place the supply valve to city, connect a short hose to the supply that is inserted into my RV antifreeze, turn on the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 23,262
Posted By akpd
then you through roller cams into the picture :)

then you through roller cams into the picture :)
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-05-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,735
Posted By akpd
You are absolutely correct, I was thinking back...

You are absolutely correct, I was thinking back on something else I had been working on, maybe replacing my grandson's A/C condenser fan on his dodge PU. sorry
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-04-2019, 04:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,735
Posted By akpd
fan clutch

FYI, the large fan nut has left handed threads.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,868
Posted By akpd
Look up bus grease monkey on U-tube, he is a...

Look up bus grease monkey on U-tube, he is a Detroit expert
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-31-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By akpd
Just make sure you do not use compression...

Just make sure you do not use compression fittings, only double flare ends.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-22-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,143
Posted By akpd
Smile Added 1 quart after 2900 miles, since oil change...

Added 1 quart after 2900 miles, since oil change this last spring. :)
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-19-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By akpd
Mine, for the first time in one year did it...

Mine, for the first time in one year did it yesterday as well.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 157,618
Posted By akpd
Mine pump etc. is midship by my genset.

Mine pump etc. is midship by my genset.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-13-2019, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 554
Posted By akpd
Thanks, great job on your project!

Thanks, great job on your project!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-13-2019, 04:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 16,784
Posted By akpd
IMO the thermostats on RV's do not regulate very...

IMO the thermostats on RV's do not regulate very well at all, would be nice if they had an anticipator better yet an adjustable hysteresis or PID settings.


May I add, how close is your...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-13-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,516
Posted By akpd
Please let us know how the new anti-sway bar...

Please let us know how the new anti-sway bar works for you.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-05-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,451
Posted By akpd
Correct, you would need a multi or variable speed...

Correct, you would need a multi or variable speed compressor similar in residential HVAC. Well if you wanted to do some engineering & install two VFD's maybe it could be done, lets not go there... LOL
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,377
Posted By akpd
Same go's for insurance, replacement cost value...

Same go's for insurance, replacement cost value verse accrual cash value. I insured my MH with agreed value (my purchase cost) as they would only use NADA guidelines, my premium is more but my MH is...
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