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Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-29-2022, 05:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,412
Posted By Flyer
Economy Mode

Here is the best explanation of Allison's ECONOMY mode.

The Allison transmission control module (TCM), which is the “electronic brain” that controls shifting and other functions of the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 02-21-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,412
Posted By Flyer
Econ mode

After 17 months, Freightliner finally reprogrammed my transmission so I can select either the ECON or PERFORMANCE mode. Bad news is they will have to write a program so I can see which mode I am in...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-14-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,751
Posted By Flyer
TOAD

Just another thought. I have a 2018 Ford Fiesta automatic. Weighs 2500 lbs. Gets 38-40 mpg. Tow four on the ground. I have had two Mini Coopers. One was a standard (towed four on the ground) and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-15-2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,412
Posted By Flyer
No. Do you have the same issue? What is your...

No. Do you have the same issue? What is your year and model? I am close to getting a lemon law lawyer.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-11-2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,412
Posted By Flyer
ECON Mode

I just got this email from Freightliner regarding the fix for no ECON mode.


dtna_fcccservice.pool-id@daimler.com
1:13 PM (17 minutes ago)
to roy

4th quarter is currently the target...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-01-2021, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Flyer
ECON

I am sure they are talking. I'll call Monday. Thanks.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-01-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Flyer
I do have a 2100 with the 6.7 340 HP Cummins ISB ...

I do have a 2100 with the 6.7 340 HP Cummins ISB Winnebago and Freightliner say that I should have ECON mode and it is a programming issue. They think it may be a problem bigger than just me. I...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-28-2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Flyer
When you are in ECON mode there is an E in the...

When you are in ECON mode there is an E in the Optiview panel above the letters RPM. I have no E or other ECON info in the Optiview panel. I have had the coach in to Freightliner and they say that...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-28-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Flyer
Allison Transmission Econ Mode

Last September I bought a 2020 Winnebago Forza with an Allison 2100 transmission. The gear selector is on the right stalk on the steering wheel. It was supposed to have an ECON mode, but doesn't. ...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-28-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Flyer
Air Leak

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It worked OK today. We are in Newport OR on our way home to Peoria AZ. Freightliner has taken responsibility for fixing the issue. In these times of COVID, Freightliner wants you out of he...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-28-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Flyer
Air Leak

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The Power Gear control panel is labeled "ENGINE RUNNING required for leveling".

Here is the sequence recommended by Power Gear for retracting all jacks:
1. Turn on the ignition and start...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 11-27-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 408
Posted By Flyer
2020 Winnebago Forza 34T

2020 Winnebago Forza 34T (2020-11-27 23:06:26)
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-27-2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Flyer
Suspension Air Leak

When I retract my jacks, it appears as if I have an air leak (loud whistling sound). If I shut down the engine the leak continues. If I lower and raise the jacks again, all is well. Does the air...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-06-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,412
Posted By Flyer
Thanks, Brett. Been awhile since I have posted.

Thanks, Brett. Been awhile since I have posted.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-06-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,412
Posted By Flyer
Economy Mode

The Freightliner manual says that when ECONOMY is selected an "E" will appear in the OptiView guage just above the letters RPM. I do not get that. I believe this shifter is new for the XCS chassis....
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-06-2020, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,412
Posted By Flyer
Allison Economy Mode

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I have a 2020 Winnebago Forza on a Freightliner XCS chassis. The shifter for the Allison 2100MH transmission is on a right-side steering wheel stalk. To shift into ECONOMY mode you long...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Flyer
Check link

Let me know if link does not work.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Flyer
Lift TV and Fireplace

Just replaced jack knife sofa with a lift TV. Also added a Dimplex fireplace.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/mWZx5ajYfKiHhgf26
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-24-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,074
Posted By Flyer
DirecTv/AT&T no longer lets you change your...

DirecTv/AT&T no longer lets you change your service address to get local channels. I have done that for many years--but no longer an option.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,198
Posted By Flyer
RV Insurance

Just bought a new Class A. I have Progressive insurance. Just for kicks I priced insurance through Good Sam. GS quote was half that of progressive for the same coverage. Clean driving record. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-26-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,563
Posted By Flyer
I used the 5Star tune for 50,000 miles on a 2009...

I used the 5Star tune for 50,000 miles on a 2009 Winnebago Adventurer. It made a big difference in shift points when using cruise control. It made a small difference in mpg--an increase of about .2...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-11-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,831
Posted By Flyer
If you use a ceramic heater or bulb to warm your...

If you use a ceramic heater or bulb to warm your wet bay, you may want to check out the termo cube outlet adapter. You can get one that comes on below 35 of off at 45.

Thermo Cube...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 08-31-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,222
Posted By Flyer
I am thinking about buying a 33aa. Do they all...

I am thinking about buying a 33aa. Do they all exceed the GAWR of 17,500 for the rear axle? I went through this with a 2006 Monaco Endeavor and they replaced the entire rear axle. Bummer.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By Flyer
Another thought. I had a similar noise in the...

Another thought. I had a similar noise in the slide out right behind the driver's head. Sounded like wires slapping around inside the wall. It turned out to be the awning roller banging against a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-04-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By Flyer
Under Sink Water Drip

The connector under the sink is for the water filter. Every once in a while it drips from where the tube goes into the "T" (arrow). Any ideas how to tighten this connection up?
Roy
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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-20-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,506
Posted By Flyer
Just came from there. I had broken bolts in the...

Just came from there. I had broken bolts in the center tube of my full wall slide. It took a day to get serviced. Just a note--they do not process extended warrantees when coming in on an...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-09-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By Flyer
I am not sure what that bracket is for. When the...

I am not sure what that bracket is for. When the slide is closed the slide roller contacts this bracket. When put something soft between the two the rattle stops. The symptoms of the rattle were...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-09-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,098
Posted By Flyer
I had the same rattle (sounded like wires in the...

I had the same rattle (sounded like wires in the wall). Turned out to be the slide mechanism was rubbing when closed (see photo). I put a piece of Velcro where they contacted (it is coming loose in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-13-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By Flyer
Had a similar problem and it turned out to be the...

Had a similar problem and it turned out to be the PacBrake valve stuck closed. I called PacBrake and they said that does happen and they provided me with a replacement brake free but did not cover...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-07-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By Flyer
Baffled. Quit while on 50 amp service. Ran it...

Baffled. Quit while on 50 amp service. Ran it for 6 hrs on propane set a max temp. No cooling, no code. Took it in to a Norcold service center and it worked just fine. I hate these intermittent...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-04-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By Flyer
I forgot to mention that it does the same thing...

I forgot to mention that it does the same thing whether on gas or electric. The propane burner lights and works fine.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-04-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,512
Posted By Flyer
Norcold 1211 Quits

The Norcold refer in my '09 Adventurer just quit--no cooling in refer or freezer. I spoke with Norcold tech support and they said to start with the thermistor (probably not the cause because a bad...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-03-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By Flyer
Dish tv

I am having a problem and someone may have a solution. When I turn off the TV the DISH receiver turns off automatically later on. Without the receiver on the satellite antenna periodically moves...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-10-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 985
Posted By Flyer
Zephyr Propane Detector

Anyone know the location of the propane detector on a 2000 Zephyr? I have a neighbor who is looking. Thanks.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-06-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,581
Posted By Flyer
Bigd2 I has a 2006 40' HR Endeavor. The actual...

Bigd2
I has a 2006 40' HR Endeavor. The actual rear axle weight was over 20,000 lbs with no cargo added. Monaco replaced the rear axle under warranty.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-26-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By Flyer
Alignment

Just moving to Phoenix, Peoria (Trilogy to be exact). Does anyone know a good alignment place? S&S in Surprise was recommended. another need is storage. Thanks.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 14,071
Posted By Flyer
I have a question. I too am very pleased with 5...

I have a question. I too am very pleased with 5 star. Do you reset the factory default prior to going to Ford for maintenance? Mike recommends this in case Ford attempts to update. I have avoided...
Forum: Just Conversation 07-23-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,217
Posted By Flyer
RAINBOW BRIDGE Just this side of...

RAINBOW BRIDGE



Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.


When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here,
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-21-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,338
Posted By Flyer
Mr_D My PacBrake problem was on an ISL400. ...

Mr_D
My PacBrake problem was on an ISL400. Black smoke, loss of power.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-20-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,338
Posted By Flyer
Had a similar problem and it was a pacbrake stuck...

Had a similar problem and it was a pacbrake stuck closed. Just a thought.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-04-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Flyer
You are right, PAZ. Just spent week there in the...

You are right, PAZ. Just spent week there in the third spot to the left of the little house on the right. Great spot.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-04-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Flyer
IRV2 Photo

Is the photo at the top of the web page always the same? I just happen to know where that is. Can anyone else guess?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-05-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,328
Posted By Flyer
There is also a Passport America app for smart...

There is also a Passport America app for smart phones. Very useful.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-28-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,468
Posted By Flyer
Atwood makes a variable thermostat for their hot...

Atwood makes a variable thermostat for their hot water heaters (105-150). They sell it for $26 and it takes about 5 min to install. I just put one in, but haven't tried it out yet, Maybe that will...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-26-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 42,502
Posted By Flyer
My 2006 HR Endeavor was over the rear axle weight...

My 2006 HR Endeavor was over the rear axle weight limit without any baggage from the factory. After hassleing them they replaced the rear axle with one rated at 21,000 lbs. I'm not sure what I...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-19-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,423
Posted By Flyer
Changing Fuel Filter

Anyone changed the fuel filter? I have a 2008 Ford chassis and I have located the fuel filter on the rail, know that I need a removal tool to release the fuel lines from the filter, and realize I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-09-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,526
Posted By Flyer
Anybody have a couple of feet of eternabond...

Anybody have a couple of feet of eternabond leftover? I need to do a flashing repair on my house and only need a short piece. Thanks.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-30-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,817
Posted By Flyer
I also change my own oil and use a fumoto valve. ...

I also change my own oil and use a fumoto valve. I buy the oil and filter at Walmart (motorcraft). Anyone have any neat tricks to do a clean job removing the filter (oil continues to drain after...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-29-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,833
Posted By Flyer
Ditto on all the comments regarding the...

Ditto on all the comments regarding the floorplan. We went from a 40' HR Endeavor to the 32H and the only drawback going was from diesel to gas and is losing all that torque. I have the Ford chasis...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-13-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,235
Posted By Flyer
Gone about 1,000 miles since filling the tank...

Gone about 1,000 miles since filling the tank with E85. No lights or problems. I have been driving at altitude and even though I expected a slight power loss (about 3% per 1,000 ft for a gasser),...
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