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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2021, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 426
Posted By Falconeer189
Do yourself a huge favor and invest in the See...

Do yourself a huge favor and invest in the See Level system. If you follow install instructions you will no longer have tank level reading issues. I installed the system 10 years ago, have had no...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,554
Posted By Falconeer189
Compressor governor (notorious for failure) ...

Compressor governor (notorious for failure)
Engine serpentine belt
Diesel fuel filter
Coach water filter
Quart of oil
All values of 12 volt fuses
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-30-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Falconeer189
Just finished a week in NC with 17 degree nights...

Just finished a week in NC with 17 degree nights and highs of low 30’s found no difference from similar nights with the old day night shades. The double pane windows still sealed and insulate good as...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-29-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Falconeer189
Simple fix. No need to remove the cabinets. Open...

Simple fix. No need to remove the cabinets. Open the cabinet doors and remove the screws holding the cabinet backs to the cabinet frames. Gives you plenty of room to work in the limited area behind...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-10-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 907
Posted By Falconeer189
Could be a stolen recovery also, I would be wary...

Could be a stolen recovery also, I would be wary of anything with a rebuild title.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-07-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By Falconeer189
Our previous coach was a 2004 Daybreak 3270. It...

Our previous coach was a 2004 Daybreak 3270. It developed a leak very similar to yours. A connector behind the bureau had slightly separated due to city connection without a pressure regulator....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Falconeer189
Our 2001 Newmar DS doesn't have that switch...

Our 2001 Newmar DS doesn't have that switch either; it appears an accessory switch added by a PO. As others have mentioned follow the wires or check either side of switch for power, if none don't...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 11-09-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Falconeer189
Ditto, what he said!:thumb:

Ditto, what he said!:thumb:
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 11-09-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,104
Posted By Falconeer189
Having been in the towing business for over 30...

Having been in the towing business for over 30 years ignore that suggestion. I would take delivery of a truck and put it immediately in service and never had a longevity issue or mechanical issue for...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 11-09-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By Falconeer189
Factory sensors work well until you drive off of...

Factory sensors work well until you drive off of the Dealers lot. I switched to a See Level system a long, long time ago and love the system and accuracy. To keep your tanks clean use these methods:...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-09-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By Falconeer189
A small drain pan will sit nicely on top of the...

A small drain pan will sit nicely on top of the suspension components at a very slight angle, take your time and there should be no spills on your driveway. Place a small vinyl tarp on the drive if...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-08-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Falconeer189
Sorry did not realize your valve location, they...

Sorry did not realize your valve location, they must be activated by either cable attachment or electrically operated. Sounds like a really strange way to design a Newmar coach, good luck, hope you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 807
Posted By Falconeer189
I never fuel from both sides at the same time,...

I never fuel from both sides at the same time, filling my 150 gallon tank takes very little time with one fill and its kind of difficult to observe both at the same time if one nozzle decides to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By Falconeer189
Commonly replaced item, you can order them from...

Commonly replaced item, you can order them from Amazon, I did.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-07-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By Falconeer189
I assume you want information on replacing the...

I assume you want information on replacing the valve, not how to put your hands on it. Take out the four small bolts holding the valve to the common drop and slightly spread the assembly on both...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-14-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By Falconeer189
Refer to JC Refrigeration in Indiana for options...

Refer to JC Refrigeration in Indiana for options for upgrading your existing fridge. I made a conversion this year with outstanding results using their 120 v HVAC unit. Installation as straight...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-15-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By Falconeer189
Nope, the ductwork is shared between the two...

Nope, the ductwork is shared between the two rooftop units. Most all Newmars utilize the same ductwork system.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-13-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,238
Posted By Falconeer189
Find the coach that you really like first. If it...

Find the coach that you really like first. If it is already equipped with a residential fridge good for you. If not, look into converting the absorption style either with a residential or convert it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-07-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Falconeer189
Assuming you have a Dometic A/C unit upstairs,...

Assuming you have a Dometic A/C unit upstairs, there is a control box located under the shroud about six inches by six inches and 1.5 inches thick. This control unit houses the printed circuit board...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Falconeer189
Yes I did. The earlier Penquin II high capacity...

Yes I did. The earlier Penquin II high capacity replacement units have a different supply / return location than the latest version. One would be better off finding some new old stock units than...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-01-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By Falconeer189
X2 for Jones Station in Mebane, stayed there...

X2 for Jones Station in Mebane, stayed there numerous times never any issues.:dance:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Falconeer189
Just finished installing two new Dometic Penquin...

Just finished installing two new Dometic Penquin II 15k high capacity heat pumps, was a problem from the start. Dometic has changed the supply and return locations on their new units. I had to first...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-25-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,324
Posted By Falconeer189
If your inverter has a separate breaker panel...

If your inverter has a separate breaker panel next to the main electrical panel just remove the fridge wires in the main electrical panel and relocate to the inverter panel. My coach had main panel...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-25-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 674
Posted By Falconeer189
I looked into replacing our NDR1062 with a...

I looked into replacing our NDR1062 with a residential unit but didn't find a size specific one. Others required major cabinet reconstruction and trim to look as a factory install. Instead I replaced...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-22-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,203
Posted By Falconeer189
Our 2001 Newmar Dutch Star has served us well....

Our 2001 Newmar Dutch Star has served us well. The replacements of rooftop air units and upgrading to the JC Refrigeration 120v HVAC fridge cooling system were the only major expenses experienced but...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-16-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 332
Posted By Falconeer189
On the average I lose air in the entire system...

On the average I lose air in the entire system after 8 - 10 days, once in a great while the whole system goes down overnight but I air it up again and we are good for better than a week again, who...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-16-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,807
Posted By Falconeer189
2001 Newmar Dutch Star, 40' Cummins ISC 350...

2001 Newmar Dutch Star, 40' Cummins ISC 350 towing a 2009 Honda CR-V, travel speeds 62-68 mph, running 7.5 genset and dash air. We experience average mpg of 8.5 - 8.9 mpg. Love this antique...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-15-2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Falconeer189
Diesel fueling locations generally do not post...

Diesel fueling locations generally do not post the fuel cetane levels at the pump and depending on supply origins can vary substantially, unlike gasoline fueling stations which post octane levels at...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Falconeer189
I reside in Florida and have been using Power...

I reside in Florida and have been using Power Service Diesel Kleen for a very long time as an every other fill frequency with no ill effects and no fuel delivery problems in 67,000 miles. Firm...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 251
Posted By Falconeer189
I run the Scan Gauge D also, the temperature...

I run the Scan Gauge D also, the temperature fluctuations you are experiencing are normal depending on ambient temperature, engine load and cycles of the cooling fan at the radiator.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 446
Posted By Falconeer189
Tire Minder is my choice, been using for years...

Tire Minder is my choice, been using for years and extremely easy to program.:thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-11-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,211
Posted By Falconeer189
Others have furnished some good suggestions for...

Others have furnished some good suggestions for driving a larger class A. My contribution is as follows: On the road, don't drive looking at the 15 or 20 feet of asphalt in the front of the coach....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-09-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Falconeer189
Right beside the main 120 volt electrical panel...

Right beside the main 120 volt electrical panel is a 12 volt panel with automotive style fuses, you will find the Fantastic fan fuse there.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 837
Posted By Falconeer189
What he said, the piece you replaced isn't an air...

What he said, the piece you replaced isn't an air admittance valve and won't cause the sewer smell. Need to replace the air admittance valve, get the Studor Mini Vent at Lowes or Home Depot, little...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Falconeer189
I converted to the 120V JC Refrigeration system...

I converted to the 120V JC Refrigeration system recently, best decision I ever made. Installed it myself with little or no problems if you follow the installation instructions. Moved the fridge wires...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-13-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Falconeer189
Jim, google a J1939 Protocol connector, that...

Jim, google a J1939 Protocol connector, that should give you a good indication of what the connector looks like. Sometimes, removing the top dash access cover will give you a better view but it is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-13-2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Falconeer189
Jim we have identical coaches; there should be a...

Jim we have identical coaches; there should be a connector for the OBDII under the dash. I had to put my seat all of the way back and lay on my back to see the thing. It is buried in a maze of wires...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Falconeer189
Yes, my thermostat is the same as you have...

Yes, my thermostat is the same as you have presently, Please exhaust all of the suggested info you have received from everyone first before determining if you need another thermostat. You should be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By Falconeer189
There is no battery in the 5 button CCC. First,...

There is no battery in the 5 button CCC. First, you may have a bad connection on one of the communications cable ends. Check behind the thermostat (look under the lower edge of the housing with a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Falconeer189
Ditto, what he said....

Ditto, what he said....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,138
Posted By Falconeer189
Ditto, what he said.....

Ditto, what he said.....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Falconeer189
Adding a ScanGauge was not a band-aid fix but...

Adding a ScanGauge was not a band-aid fix but rather a solution to the problem of new replacement gauges being no longer available and used replacement gauges being just that, used gauges at a better...
Forum: Travel Supreme Owner's Forum 06-23-2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By Falconeer189
Replaced mine a couple of years ago, wasn't a big...

Replaced mine a couple of years ago, wasn't a big problem. Make sure you can access the location on the fuel tank where the line is attached and the location where it enters the gen set. Disconnect...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-23-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 740
Posted By Falconeer189
I developed problems with the gauges on my 01...

I developed problems with the gauges on my 01 DutchStar 4095 similar to yours. I exhausted all my diagnostic skills for days trying to find a cause and a fix, determined certain gauges had reached...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,074
Posted By Falconeer189
Ditto, what he said!

Ditto, what he said!
Forum: Full-Timers 06-07-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,421
Posted By Falconeer189
We don’t full time but travel at least 2+ weeks a...

We don’t full time but travel at least 2+ weeks a month. We have a separate washer and dryer, tried a combo in another coach but the dear wife wanted to be able to wash and dry loads at the same...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2020, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Falconeer189
My friend I travel with has the same coach that...

My friend I travel with has the same coach that you have, he states that recept you are referring to is not powered by the inverter. Just shore power and gen set.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Falconeer189
In your picture the switch on the upper right is...

In your picture the switch on the upper right is for the electric heating element in the WH, the light stays on when current is flowing to the element. the switch on the lower left is for the gas...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-06-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Falconeer189
That is the low pressure charge port at the top,...

That is the low pressure charge port at the top, don't try to add freon the the lower port. Check to see if compressor clutch engages when you turn on the system. If the clutch is not engaged, find...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 05-23-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 950
Posted By Falconeer189
I have used RoadMaster products since we started...

I have used RoadMaster products since we started RVing. I absolutely love the Falcon All Terrain bar, great for unhooking in not so level circumstances, so easy to use.
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