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Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-21-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 183
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Posted By Monkey Run
The only reason this type of activity exists is...

The only reason this type of activity exists is due both a values deficiency and a lack of meaningful consequences.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-17-2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
settled

Over 400 miles and the oil is exactly where it was when I filled it. This leaves me no doubt as to what occurred. As I had mentioned earlier, my very first inclination was someone had tampered with...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-14-2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I had tried that but my pan is quite low so even...

I had tried that but my pan is quite low so even when raised a bit there isn't room for a bucket that large. Did purchase one of those giant oil pans, it's a bear to use. No pour spout and terrible...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-14-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I agree with everyone regarding the leaks etc,...

I agree with everyone regarding the leaks etc, now it's wait and see.

Momcat, the fitting I use replaces the lower drain plug and the machine sucks every bit out from that point. I switched to...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-13-2021, 07:38 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Town Board Councilman, active fireman and...

Town Board Councilman, active fireman and treasurer of department. Also Board member of county water and sewer authorities. That's just the big stuff.:rofl: Maintenance man of everything that...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-13-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
This is something I cannot disprove until a road...

This is something I cannot disprove until a road trip. If it drops again, I may backtrack on foot just to check the road surface for oil.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-12-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
The End...I hope..

My mistake:

I accidentally checked the oil via the transmission tube due to having both sticks out at the same time. Thus the negative readings on the stick after changing the oil and filling with...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-12-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Will be replaced just can't get the new system...

Will be replaced just can't get the new system before trials. Good idea re gasket though
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-12-2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Monaco has side radiator plus top access does it...

Monaco has side radiator plus top access does it not? I'm looking at a 40' Beaver but with a CAT engine. Always loved those Monaco coaches.

The gasket at the top where it meets the fuel block is...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-11-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Was always filled with 24 quarts to answer that...

Was always filled with 24 quarts to answer that question.



I used the rpm boost feature and had it cranked up but not on road. Also manually revved and at no time was smoke detected in exhaust.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-11-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Going to start it once done in barn, can't take...

Going to start it once done in barn, can't take the fumes again today.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-11-2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Update

Oil level exactly as marked prior to running :)



Cycled lift pump twice after tightening no leaks yet :thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-11-2021, 09:40 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I ran the coach for almost two hours yesterday...

I ran the coach for almost two hours yesterday after marking the dipstick. Also tightened one of the three bolts on the pump, so I'm praying that the leak is stopped. I'll find out today.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-11-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I wish I had a way to mount it forward, but it's...

I wish I had a way to mount it forward, but it's doubtful. The top of my fuel tank is not accessible :rolleyes: Regardless, the rest sounds simple enough. So you pulled the line from the fuel block...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-10-2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Mutt, Thank you, it's been a wild ride. We...

Mutt,

Thank you, it's been a wild ride. We want to use the coach and I have delayed for obvious reasons. Lift pumps from Cummins are not available, national back order per the dealers. Of the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-10-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Wolfe, I wish I could explain this. During this...

Wolfe, I wish I could explain this. During this thread I have made countless trips back to my oil extractor to recheck the gauge and found that, at a minimum, 7 quarts are missing. Prior to trip the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-10-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
That was my mistake, nothing to do with the coach...

That was my mistake, nothing to do with the coach :banghead: I had both sticks out and grabbed the incorrect one. Realized it but too late to undo posts. But I'm still totally puzzled by the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-10-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I would be interested to know how you ran the...

I would be interested to know how you ran the plumbing for this. Last night I watched videos until midnight and none actually describe the method in full. The block apparently has to stay mounted...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-09-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Not much more I can check. As I had mentioned,...

Not much more I can check. As I had mentioned, when I pulled the oil filter it had become less than hand tight, so there was some oil around the top etc. Just seems if that had been the cause, I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-09-2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
First picture is fresh fuel others are the 50:1....

First picture is fresh fuel others are the 50:1. The fuel in my tank is exactly like the clear sample. I drew small amount out to verify.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-09-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Sorry uncertain why picture is upside-down

Sorry uncertain why picture is upside-down
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-09-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Fuel Update

Picture 1 -Clear diesel from some I keep in a sealed jug, undiluted.

Picture 2 and 3 -Diluted to a ratio of 50:1 with some of the crankcase oil.

Picture 4 -View of oil pan drain
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-09-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
PUMP

Fortunately, there is considerable information regarding the lifts pump leaking and how to try to tighten same, so that will be on the list for tomorrow. The pump itself is on national backorder. I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-09-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Unless I find something in the fuel, I'm going to...

Unless I find something in the fuel, I'm going to say it was purposely drained.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-09-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
some progress

After my back correction visit yesterday :) I went mentally through everything again. Focusing upon what I know, I lowered the coach to be certain it is level, started it and allowed to run just a...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-08-2021, 12:19 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I'll check that, I don't recall seeing a broken...

I'll check that, I don't recall seeing a broken end though.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-08-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Once I start up, bags inflate I'll check it again...

Once I start up, bags inflate I'll check it again and if none on the stick I will call. I pulled out an old invoice from 2013 when I purchased the coach. It came with full servicing and oil fill was...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-08-2021, 11:48 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I sampled the tank, fuel looks clear.

I sampled the tank, fuel looks clear.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-08-2021, 03:52 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Hmmm you sure about that? My Dodge pickup 5.9...

Hmmm you sure about that? My Dodge pickup 5.9 Cummins holds 20 plus quarts.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
A thought crossed my mind... scary I know. With...

A thought crossed my mind... scary I know. With full capacity per the manual 6.3gal nothing is showing. I wonder whether this is the extra capacity pan and I never really paid attention to it.
Not...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
No leaks visible. I ran it for close to half an...

No leaks visible. I ran it for close to half an hour in my barn. No oil except some around slobber tube.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I was under it yesterday (see pic) and it did not...

I was under it yesterday (see pic) and it did not appear to have moved but checking again.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
This is what I normally do, however, I added the...

This is what I normally do, however, I added the full capacity already :facepalm:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 09:19 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
If it were off in the first place, then the stick...

If it were off in the first place, then the stick is not consistent and it would not explain how it was on full when I changed the previous time last year with recommended amount. The only possible...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 09:00 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I added 24 quarts of oil and show nothing on the...

I added 24 quarts of oil and show nothing on the dipstick. Also sampled the fuel and it's clear.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 08:01 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I believe this is the dipstick tube and also...

I believe this is the dipstick tube and also leaking lift pump and lastly the exhaust.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 07:22 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Just to clarify, my evac is a commercial machine...

Just to clarify, my evac is a commercial machine which connects to a fitting on the oil pan.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I refilled yesterday with 24 quarts. Nothing...

I refilled yesterday with 24 quarts. Nothing shows on dipstick so now I'm truly confused.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-06-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
update

Turbo to intercooler is clear, no oil. Exhaust is dry and soot covered.
Fuel tank is clear no oil.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-06-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Thank you I appreciate the encouragement.

Thank you I appreciate the encouragement.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-06-2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
In doing more research prior to today's testing,...

In doing more research prior to today's testing, I discovered a CAPS pump could cause this issue.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-06-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Find another garage. You can buy a new reman for ...

Find another garage. You can buy a new reman for under 5K.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-06-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I'll try to answer the questions

The engine was between the marks since last change and at that time I added almost two cases of Amsoil, so yes it was the proper amount. This is the first time in almost a year (since last change)...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-06-2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Mine has none...

Mine has none...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-05-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Jombull I'll check it, certainly would be an...

Jombull I'll check it, certainly would be an easier fix than I'm expecting. Thanks
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-05-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Actually the evacuator works from a fitting on...

Actually the evacuator works from a fitting on the oil pan drain plug. It is a completely no spill operation. I use it on my 2005 Dodge Cummins also. I'll look at the blades again, thank you.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-05-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Good suggestion, however, I measured the oil when...

Good suggestion, however, I measured the oil when I extracted it from the pan.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-05-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
I wish it were as simple as that for me!

I wish it were as simple as that for me!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-05-2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
One of my brother firefighters is a former diesel...

One of my brother firefighters is a former diesel mechanic for Chrysler, so he's very familiar with the Cummins. He suggested looking at the oil return line from the turbo to the pan being plugged...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-05-2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,035
Posted By Monkey Run
Draper, I switched it over as soon as the...

Draper,

I switched it over as soon as the oil change provided when I purchased the coach was due for a change. So this is my third change now running synthetic.
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