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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-25-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By drwaynesmith
If your house batteries are overcharging, the...

If your house batteries are overcharging, the hydrogen sulfide gas will set off the CO alarm. (Don't ask me, or the local fire department how I know. Entegra should be sued for not recalling...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-13-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 702
Posted By drwaynesmith
Yes, please tell, I've been wanting to do that...

Yes, please tell, I've been wanting to do that for a long time! Don't know why they don't.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-13-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,274
Posted By drwaynesmith
Sounds like you picked up sulphur bacteria there....

Sounds like you picked up sulphur bacteria there. That stuff is hard to get rid of, it creates a slime on surfaces which keeps, in particular, the weak chlorine sanitizing solutions we typically use...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-05-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By drwaynesmith
You can use the 1.5 inches of adjustment at the...

You can use the 1.5 inches of adjustment at the hitch, but other than that you want the bars level, you don't really want them angled down that potential extra 3 inches. If angled down, it causes...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-04-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By drwaynesmith
The Cornerstone has a 20,000 lb hitch, the rating...

The Cornerstone has a 20,000 lb hitch, the rating has to include a recommended 10-15% tongue weight, so shouldn't be a problem there.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-04-2021, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 746
Posted By drwaynesmith
With that weight, a suspension hitch would be a...

With that weight, a suspension hitch would be a good idea, for example https://genyhitch.com/product/boss-torsion-flex-16k-drop-hitch/
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-02-2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By drwaynesmith
You didn't say what your floor plan is, but from...

You didn't say what your floor plan is, but from what you describe, sounds like you've got two separate issues. After full timing since 2018, not surprising!

The fact that plunging very...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-02-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,446
Posted By drwaynesmith
Or, buy a 1 gal jug of concentrate (Camco for...

Or, buy a 1 gal jug of concentrate (Camco for example) and just fill the rest of the 5 gal pail with water from your fresh water tank before you drain it. Also from New Hampshire. ;)
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-02-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,446
Posted By drwaynesmith
Yes, if you are doing it alone, empty the jugs...

Yes, if you are doing it alone, empty the jugs into a 5 gal pail first.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 03-02-2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,446
Posted By drwaynesmith
It shouldn't be that difficult to get the...

It shouldn't be that difficult to get the antifreeze out of the system after, just run the taps a bit. You aren't by chance getting antifreeze in your freshwater tank are you? With air, pretty...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-21-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By drwaynesmith
It will automatically sense you are on 120V (vs...

It will automatically sense you are on 120V (vs 240V for 50 amp service). On your console you just have to tell it how many amps the 120V service is, 30 in your case, 15 if you were plugged into a...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-13-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By drwaynesmith
It does only go to the fridge and sink tap, but...

It does only go to the fridge and sink tap, but the lines won't drain by removing the filter. If the inside of the coach is actually going to freeze, you need to pump antifreeze through the lines.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 02-08-2021, 08:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,355
Posted By drwaynesmith
They all operate completely fine on batteries. ...

They all operate completely fine on batteries. They are actually running off of batteries even if you're plugged in to shore. The chargers on the inverters don't suddenly kick in to provide enough...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-30-2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By drwaynesmith
The drawer can be forced open by pulling steadily...

The drawer can be forced open by pulling steadily on it, but the best bet would be to borrow a remote from another coach. After that, you can run it from the inside buttons without the remote. ...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-19-2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,019
Posted By drwaynesmith
Based on your description and tests, it's seems...

Based on your description and tests, it's seems this issue is your inverter pass through cutting out and in again. When you have post or generator power, the inverter engages a pass through that...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-17-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,146
Posted By drwaynesmith
There is a housing over the impeller, shown...

There is a housing over the impeller, shown opened up in photo 120458, that draws axial inflow and directs the radial outflow to the outlet pipe molded into it.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-12-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By drwaynesmith
I think that means the controller can't contact...

I think that means the controller can't contact the dishwasher. Might be power loss to the dishwasher. Check your circuit breaker, and that the machine is plugged in under the sink. Can double...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,460
Posted By drwaynesmith
I was just poking around on the Magnum site and...

I was just poking around on the Magnum site and see that starting July 2020 their new inverters include a lithium profile. They don't describe what it is, I'm guessing a simple one, as all they are...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,460
Posted By drwaynesmith
Entegra charge systems are not set up for...

Entegra charge systems are not set up for lithium. At minimum you would have to replace the BIM with a lithium model. And likely the solar controller, though perhaps you could route it through the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-28-2020, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By drwaynesmith
Did you get your pump sorted out? Filter...

Did you get your pump sorted out? Filter wouldn't have anything to do with that.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-27-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By drwaynesmith
To check city water, shut of supply at post and...

To check city water, shut of supply at post and release pressure from hose. Unscrew the large water filter body and leave off (don't lose the rubber o ring). Turn water on at post. Water should...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-27-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,157
Posted By drwaynesmith
What is the outdoor temperature where you are...

What is the outdoor temperature where you are parked, could a line be frozen? Is pretty hard to keep city water from flowing, there are no shutoffs for it.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-20-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By drwaynesmith
Yes, the middle zone is connected only to the...

Yes, the middle zone is connected only to the AC/heat pump, no AquaHot.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
That's not the case, the BIM is smarter than...

That's not the case, the BIM is smarter than that. Right now, 10pm, my chassis is at 13.1 and house at 13.2. 12V lights have been running on both the house and chassis for 3 hours now. One charger...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
The 2018 Precision Circuits BIM seems to be doing...

The 2018 Precision Circuits BIM seems to be doing fine with the chassis batteries with the Magnums on AGM1. The BIM is microprocessor controlled, it monitors the average voltages of the two battery...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
Also, while you're in there, go to the Options...

Also, while you're in there, go to the Options tab and change the "Battery Type" to "Other", so it doesn't attempt to set things for the original equipment Relion/Discover.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
Correct, AGM1 is built into the Magnums, whereas...

Correct, AGM1 is built into the Magnums, whereas in Custom the Vegatouch downloads the voltages to the Magnums on reboot.

To fix those messed up digits in Custom on reboot, you have to change an...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
From the Magnum manual, absorb/float voltage for...

From the Magnum manual, absorb/float voltage for AGM1 is 14.3/13.1 "for Concord (Lifeline Series) AGM batteries," and AGM2 is 14.5/13.5 "for East Penn, Deka, Discover and Trojan AGM batteries." ...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-17-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
My Vegatouch behaved like that with regard to...

My Vegatouch behaved like that with regard to absorb right after I put in 4 new Lifelines a few weeks ago. I do have an updated bridge. It seems to be ok now. The things I did along the way, in no...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 475
Posted By drwaynesmith
On mine, the driver switch does not have an...

On mine, the driver switch does not have an indicator light, only the door switch. It seems like either the bulb is out, or the wire to the light isn't getting power.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-05-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 712
Posted By drwaynesmith
You mean the motion light button? That's for the...

You mean the motion light button? That's for the two motion lights on the sides of the coach.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-05-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By drwaynesmith
Actually, I haven't connected mine to the...

Actually, I haven't connected mine to the macerator yet, my macerator is dead and I have to take that apart next! The pump is just sitting on top. I'm thinking of mounting it on a thick rubber jack...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-05-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
The other two items you can disconnect that I...

The other two items you can disconnect that I didn't see mentioned are throw the battery interconnect lever, so you don't somehow get juice from the chassis batteries, and disconnect the wire from...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By drwaynesmith
Yeah, the second time I had to work on that pump...

Yeah, the second time I had to work on that pump in the OEM location was the time I decided it was my last. :)
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-01-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By drwaynesmith
I finally gave up on Shurflo. Had the top end...

I finally gave up on Shurflo. Had the top end 4048 in the Cornerstone, but was continually fighting with its bypass approach (pump always runs full blast, adjust the bypass valve to recirculate the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-26-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,164
Posted By drwaynesmith
Larry, What was the fix for the excessive...

Larry,
What was the fix for the excessive absorb interval? I've been fighting with that, am pretty sure that is what fried my original Discover batteries one night after being on the road. They were...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,762
Posted By drwaynesmith
Now that is funny. You are a brave man. :)

Now that is funny. You are a brave man. :)
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,762
Posted By drwaynesmith
You've clearly not stopped reading this thread. ...

You've clearly not stopped reading this thread. Or editorializing. ;)
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 08:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,762
Posted By drwaynesmith
The rears are Michelin 315/80r22. Max load...

The rears are Michelin 315/80r22. Max load pressure is 130psi. Have a Cornerstone, like most, run them at 85 psi. Based on load, should only be 80 psi, but Spartan recommends no lower than 85 psi...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,762
Posted By drwaynesmith
Fill the 6 rear tires of an Entegra to max load...

Fill the 6 rear tires of an Entegra to max load pressure and it would be bouncing down the highway like a basketball. Am smiling just thinking about what the passengers would be thinking. :)
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-23-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,762
Posted By drwaynesmith
Somebody had to say it. Truth dies in silence. :)...

Somebody had to say it. Truth dies in silence. :) Not sure why "inflate your tires to the correct pressure for the weight they are carrying" is so controversial. This is about temperature...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-23-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,762
Posted By drwaynesmith
Simple, yes, correct, no. "Over-inflate your...

Simple, yes, correct, no. "Over-inflate your tires by 10 percent at whatever temperature you happen to call home, and then forget about it wherever you travel" is not correct. If the tires should...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,786
Posted By drwaynesmith
You definitely should be adding air when you go...

You definitely should be adding air when you go north. Running your tires at 90 psi when they need to be at 110 to to support the weight is just as bad in a cold climate as in warm. At 90 psi you...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-18-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By drwaynesmith
Do not attempt to use the AC filters for...

Do not attempt to use the AC filters for purification. Those filters are just for keeping lint from accumulating on your AC fins. Get, for example, a Dyson HEPA bladeless filter, or two. That will...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-13-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By drwaynesmith
Some photos attached, hope that helps, can be...

Some photos attached, hope that helps, can be confusing looking at things upside down. :)

Wayne
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-13-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 754
Posted By drwaynesmith
Hi, I used the following from...

Hi,

I used the following from e-motioninc.com:

FA-35-12-18"-P Premium 18" stroke 35 lbs 12V 1 x $129.00 = $129.00
MB1-P Mount Bracket for Premium Actuators 2 x $10.30 = $20.60

The 35 lb...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,940
Posted By drwaynesmith
OMG, it does not matter. No one, ever, zero,...

OMG, it does not matter. No one, ever, zero, have had their Entegra power cable harmed by not being "fully extended." Ever. Period. The black cable gets hotter sitting out in the sun than nicely...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,786
Posted By drwaynesmith
To your original question, the Viair RV will be...

To your original question, the Viair RV will be perfect. It is likely though, that once you weigh your Cornerstone, you will find the front needs less than 110. All the rears will be 85, the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,762
Posted By drwaynesmith
Yes, that is correct. Add air as you go north,...

Yes, that is correct. Add air as you go north, let it out when you return south. Keep the pressure the same as the temperature changes to keep the shape of your tires optimal. Cold air takes up...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-10-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By drwaynesmith
Is it your fresh water tank overflow? If so, may...

Is it your fresh water tank overflow? If so, may be a leak in your check valve causing it to overfill.
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