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Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-23-2021, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 342
Posted By markbo53
I think some of you misunderstood what the...

I think some of you misunderstood what the problem is here. I get the whole lights on for safety argument. The problem is the lights that are on the entire time I'm driving are the main headlights...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-20-2021, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By markbo53
Getting mine done today at the dealership here in...

Getting mine done today at the dealership here in Georgetown, Texas. I was told it should take about 1-1/2 hours to complete. Hopefully the last recall for a while. Been here so many times they know...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-20-2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 342
Posted By markbo53
Changing headlights back to normal operation

Not sure if this has been discussed but, I would like to change the headlights back to normal operation from the way Winnebago has them set to come on when you start the engine. I would prefer to...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-20-2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By markbo53
so the problem ended up being the LED bulb over...

so the problem ended up being the LED bulb over the shower. Replaced with incandescent and no more problems. Must have overlooked that bulb.
Thanks everyone.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-07-2021, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By markbo53
Let us know what you find out. I have a 2103 and...

Let us know what you find out. I have a 2103 and did the same thing after recall fix. I haven't tried to figure it out yet as it's not a big problem for me, but is strange that it does this.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-07-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By markbo53
Something strange going on here

Hey all,
2013 winnebago view on the sprinter with a strange problem. While watching either of the tv's in antenna mode, weather on 12 volt or 110 shore power, when I turn on the bathroom light...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 09-12-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By markbo53
After checking the gears in the motor and finding...

After checking the gears in the motor and finding them to be in good shape, I decided to replace both the motor and control unit. No problems since then. I suspect it may have been the control unit...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-08-2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By markbo53
recall

Picked mine up yesterday. all work was completed by MB dealership. It's about a 40 minute drive from dealer to home and I didn't notice anything different. Will be heading on a 3500 mile trip on the...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-02-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By markbo53
I agree. I'm gonna check a few more things...

I agree. I'm gonna check a few more things tomorrow and see what I come up with.
Thanks
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-02-2021, 07:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By markbo53
Hey tap4154, That was my post from the first...

Hey tap4154,
That was my post from the first time this occurred. I, (then) ended up changing the motor and viola, no more problem. It happened again in 2018 and I just changed the motor without...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-02-2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By markbo53
Yes. I checked that in the past as well and no...

Yes. I checked that in the past as well and no problems there. I have gone through all of the connected wires and checked for loose connections, rust or dirty fittings, cleaned and re-secured all,...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-01-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By markbo53
all of the washers are in tact and good shape.

all of the washers are in tact and good shape.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-01-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 754
Posted By markbo53
Kwikee step problem, AGAIN!

Hey everyone,
2 years ago I replaced the motor on the Kwikee steps due to the steps extending and retracting on their own while driving down the road. Well, here we go again with the same problem....
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-14-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By markbo53
Well the problem was fixed with the new cole...

Well the problem was fixed with the new cole hersee solenoid. After install I started the engine and upon checking the batteries they instantly jumped to 14.1 amps. Charging system seems to be...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-07-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By markbo53
Ok everyone, Thanks for all the info. I think...

Ok everyone,
Thanks for all the info. I think I may have found the culprit. I did a battery test today and found the following;
Before starting the engine I tested the house batteries...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-01-2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By markbo53
Okay, so I am no electrician obviously. The fuse...

Okay, so I am no electrician obviously. The fuse I was referring to is the link between the battery and Inverter. Not sure why it was blown. I haven't used the inverter on the past several trips. I'm...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-28-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By markbo53
Thanks for the info. I think I may have found...

Thanks for the info.
I think I may have found the problem. Let me know if I'm wrong but, There is a 150 amp fast acting fuse located in the battery bank. It is connected between the 2 batteries....
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-28-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,216
Posted By markbo53
12 volt fridge issue

Hey all,
On my 2013 view I have the 3 way fridge. When traveling I have the fridge set to 12v and never had a problem while on the road. Lately the fridge will start blinking red with a beeping...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 05-31-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By markbo53
Oval brake/tail lights for 2013 view 24V

Anyone know where to get the rear red tail/brake light assembly for the winnebago view 24V? They are the 8" oval shaped ones with the chrome trim. I tried Winnebago but can't seam to order through...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-17-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,229
Posted By markbo53
+1 I've used dryer sheets for years. Even on...

+1
I've used dryer sheets for years. Even on chrome.:thumb:
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-17-2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,262
Posted By markbo53
On my 2013 sprinter at 40,000 mi the right rear...

On my 2013 sprinter at 40,000 mi the right rear wheel sensor, and right rear axle seal had to be replace (not under warranty), and shortly thereafter, the DEF heater and one of the exhaust sensors...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-16-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By markbo53
It's a 2013 winnebago view 24v. I'm going back...

It's a 2013 winnebago view 24v.
I'm going back to the storage where it's parked tomorrow and will try closing off the valve from the water heater and see what happens.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By markbo53
pretty much like normal pressure. It is...

pretty much like normal pressure. It is definitely draining the hot water heater. I'm wondering if the valve in the pump is allowing the water from the heater to back flo into the lines. Not quite...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-16-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By markbo53
Have never used the outside shower. The handles...

Have never used the outside shower. The handles are always in the closed position.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-16-2020, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By markbo53
When attempting to relieve the water pressure in...

When attempting to relieve the water pressure in the lines (while the pump is off) the water steady flows for about 5-6 mins. or until the hot water heater tank is empty. This is happening regardless...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-15-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By markbo53
Winnebago View water pump/valve issue

So here's the problem. I filled the fresh water tank use the hose connection on the fill valve. Hooked up the hose, turned the vale to the fill position and then turned on the water. Tank filled...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-16-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By markbo53
Thanks for the reply's and the tip toolgirl. I...

Thanks for the reply's and the tip toolgirl. I thought of doing that as well and will probably go with that idea. Let me know how it works out for you.
Thanks again everyone

Mark
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 08-08-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By markbo53
Curved shower curtain rod in 24v

Hey all,
I would like to expand the shower by installing a curved shower curtain rod if possible. Has anyone done this in their winnebago view 24v? If so, where did you find one that will fit in...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-26-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By markbo53
UPDATE: Thanks for all the info. With your...

UPDATE:
Thanks for all the info. With your help I tested the actuator/solenoid and found it to be bad. Bought a new one off amazon and viola! problem fixed.
A cheap 6$ fix at that.

Thanks...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 03-24-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 625
Posted By markbo53
Electric entry door lock issue

2013 view profile. The entry door to the coach will not lock or unlock using the key fob/remote. Both doors to the cab lock and unlock just fine. I've checked the contacts and they are clean and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 02-05-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By markbo53
Motorhome Insurance recommendations ?

Hey everyone,
I'm shopping around the market for some Insurance for my motorhome and would like names of carriers some of you use. I'm currently with National General and am familiar with names...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-19-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 25,873
Posted By markbo53
Retired 21 year veteran Police Officer here. ...

Retired 21 year veteran Police Officer here.
Lots of interesting responses on this thread.

:popcorn:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2018, 05:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By markbo53
I've always just cut a lemon in half and rubbed...

I've always just cut a lemon in half and rubbed it on the glass until spots were gone. Has worked for years, is cheap and is a natural acidic cleaner that won't hurt the paint finish.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-22-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,705
Posted By markbo53
I had the trans service and "B" service done at...

I had the trans service and "B" service done at 40,000 miles by Mercedes dealer here in Texas. The trans service was $399.95.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 02-22-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,549
Posted By markbo53
I have a 2013 model view and YES it does have...

I have a 2013 model view and YES it does have that outlet and it stays hot all the time.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 02-13-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,224
Posted By markbo53
I pull my motorcycle on a 6'x10' trailer and/or...

I pull my motorcycle on a 6'x10' trailer and/or my Honda fit behind my 2013 view with no problems. The photo with the Honda in tow is a little older. I now tow the Honda flat 4 down with a tow bar. A...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-17-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 731
Posted By markbo53
House stereo/cd/dvd player replacement

Hey all,
Has anyone changed there Jensen stereo system with another (better) brand, and if so what brand and how difficult was it as far as the wiring is concerned?

I'm wanting to replace...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-17-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By markbo53
Made sure that was set correctly. Nothing was...

Made sure that was set correctly. Nothing was messed with or changed prior to this happening. all of the settings and wiring was as is and the speakers were working just fine.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-16-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By markbo53
No TV sound through house speakers

Last year I replaced the original Jensen stereo/dvd/etc. player in my 2013 Winnebago View with a newer model, (JENSEN AWM968 AM/FM/DVD/CD/USB Bluetooth Stereo). this was due to the older one not...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 01-15-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By markbo53
Okay, so it apparently was just a sticky valve. I...

Okay, so it apparently was just a sticky valve. I tapped on it several times while the fridge was trying to ignite and viola! The valve opened and the fridge ignited. Everything else looked good and...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 12-07-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By markbo53
propane won't ignite on fridge

Hey all,
For some unknown reason the refrigerator won't ignite when switched to propane. I can hear the igniter clicking away, but no ignition. Everything else in the coach operated by propane...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-08-2017, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By markbo53
Direct tv, Roku, Apple tv, etc.?

Bought my rig used and It came with a Direct TV setup, ( electric dish on rooftop). however, I can't seem to find on the direct tv web site if they offer pay as you go. are there better options for...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-08-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By markbo53
After getting everything disconnected and...

After getting everything disconnected and preparing to leave the campground, I started the coach and viola! the steps started working again. Guess it may have had to be reset with the ignition.
...
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 11-03-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,390
Posted By markbo53
Fuse for house steps?

2013 view 24v. Does anyone know where the fuse is for the house steps. They won't extend. Checked everything I can think of except the fuse. If there is one.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-27-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,355
Posted By markbo53
A brand formed under Thor Industries subsidiary...

A brand formed under Thor Industries subsidiary Four Winds International, Mandalay Coach motorhomes were first build during the 2003 model year. Diesel powered Class A motorhomes, Mandalay Coach...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-21-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By markbo53
I have a 2013 24V with the "L" shaped sofa. as...

I have a 2013 24V with the "L" shaped sofa. as paisleydale said, it DOES NOT convert to a sleeper. I am actually looking for dual recliner setup to replace it with.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-14-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By markbo53
Ended up being the right rear wheel sensor. I was...

Ended up being the right rear wheel sensor. I was informed by the MB tech that this is a common problem for the sprinters. Was all repaired under warranty.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-14-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,381
Posted By markbo53
Mine is located a little further back. I think it...

Mine is located a little further back. I think it has something to do with the house stereo. I believe it's the antenna. I recently replaced the house stereo and noticed it then.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-02-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By markbo53
Thanks for the heads up! I'm hoping that's all it...

Thanks for the heads up! I'm hoping that's all it is and that it will also be covered under emissions warranty.
Forum: Sprinter Chassis Forum 10-01-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,032
Posted By markbo53
Thanks for the response. I did the GPS check for...

Thanks for the response. I did the GPS check for speed accuracy. It was slightly off (1 mph), however, these vehicles, like most, aren't certified calibrated. Therefore, a couple mph difference is to...
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