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Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-17-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By kennersonf
I would use a pocket screw to secure the two...

I would use a pocket screw to secure the two pieces. Use a plug to cover the hole. You could stain the plug to match the cabinet.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-05-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By kennersonf
An oscillating tool with a flat scraping blade...

An oscillating tool with a flat scraping blade will easily remove the Dicor sealant.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-04-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,100
Posted By kennersonf
Do you mean wiper arms or wiper blades. If you...

Do you mean wiper arms or wiper blades. If you need blades you can go to Amazon. Just bought them for my motorhome and they work great.
...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-04-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By kennersonf
I'm sure you have Dometic Penquin slim line units.

I'm sure you have Dometic Penquin slim line units.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-29-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By kennersonf
In all likelihood your problem is that your brake...

In all likelihood your problem is that your brake light switch is out of adjustment. The cruise control is affected by the brake lights.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-20-2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 316
Posted By kennersonf
Same issue here. I made two wooden blocks to go...

Same issue here. I made two wooden blocks to go under the metal lips that stick out when the cover is up. I tried to send you some photos but this forum makes it to difficult to attach photos.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-21-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By kennersonf
I have the exact make and model motorhome as you....

I have the exact make and model motorhome as you. In 2012 I replaced my front CRT TV with a flat screen. I posted the following link to show the steps in my installation. LCD TVs have changed since...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-25-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By kennersonf
Your 12v distribution panel should be in the...

Your 12v distribution panel should be in the basement compartment located in front of the entry door. That is where National installed them in most of their motorhomes.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-21-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By kennersonf
The blue wire (if you have it) is the 12v that...

The blue wire (if you have it) is the 12v that supplies all of the ceiling lights. That is the one I tied into when I installed a Maxi Fan in my bedroom vent. You can verify this by pulling one of...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-19-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By kennersonf
My cruise control light did not come on either. ...

My cruise control light did not come on either. If the cruise control does not engage, then the light will not come on.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-18-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 759
Posted By kennersonf
In all likelihood your problem is with the brake...

In all likelihood your problem is with the brake light switch that has to be readjusted. Same thing happened to me and all I did was to adjust the brake light switch so that there was a slight gap...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-14-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,883
Posted By kennersonf
It would be easier to switch the type of sewer...

It would be easier to switch the type of sewer hose you are using. I've used the "Prest-o-Fit" Blueline hoses and connections for many years and have been very happy them. They fit through the...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 08-11-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,102
Posted By kennersonf
Ditto on 50 mph average if your travel day is...

Ditto on 50 mph average if your travel day is using interstates. If on secondary roads I always lower it to 45 mph. This includes driving and all stops for gas, lunch, rest areas,etc.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-14-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By kennersonf
You are absolutely right about National mounting...

You are absolutely right about National mounting the control valve backwards. I replaced mine several years ago and found the same thing. I had to remount the valve in order to have the water flow...
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-02-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By kennersonf
Thanks "marjoa".

Thanks "marjoa".
Forum: RV Trip Wizard - Trip Planner Topics 05-02-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By kennersonf
How to Change Start Location

I accidentally deleted the start location (my home) on one of my trips. The trip now shows what was the first stop as the start location. How do I edit the start location back to my home?
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-16-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By kennersonf
First calibrate the bubble device as M&EM...

First calibrate the bubble device as M&EM mentioned in post #5. There are numbers on the bottom of the round rotating plastic cover. The arrow at the bottom should be set to zero. When you are...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-12-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By kennersonf
I just Googled Kwikee Step Motor. Here's a link...

I just Googled Kwikee Step Motor. Here's a link you might find helpful.

https://www.lci1.com/assets/content/support/technical-information-sheets/Steps/pg_82_ST0501.pdf
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-05-2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,302
Posted By kennersonf
Happened to me once. The quick disconnect...

Happened to me once. The quick disconnect connecting the 12 volt input wire to the water pump pigtail had disconnected itself. Don't know how, but it did. You'll have to pull the water inlet panel...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-02-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,981
Posted By kennersonf
The bill is based on the first receiver. ...

The bill is based on the first receiver. Additional HD receivers are an extra $7.00 a month. Also, you'll have to pay extra for HD. They have a monthly rate or a one-time $40.00 lifetime fee. I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-27-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,650
Posted By kennersonf
Yes, you can monitor four items on the screen...

Yes, you can monitor four items on the screen continuously. I set mine to readout oil pressure, engine temp, trans temp and volts while driving down the road. With the push of a couple buttons you...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-07-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,346
Posted By kennersonf
Thanks chboone. I'll have the part shipped ahead...

Thanks chboone. I'll have the part shipped ahead to relatives we'll be visiting and attempt to do it while there.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-07-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,346
Posted By kennersonf
Funny that this post came up. I posted earlier...

Funny that this post came up. I posted earlier that my chassis battery charges when plugged into shore power. I'm day seven into an 80 day trip and have found that my chassis battery is not...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-03-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,346
Posted By kennersonf
My chassis battery is charged when plugged into...

My chassis battery is charged when plugged into shore power. It depends on the inverter you have. My guess is your's does too. Do like Charlie suggested. Measure the voltage both plugged in and...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-01-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,021
Posted By kennersonf
I could be the city water inlet fitting. I've...

I could be the city water inlet fitting. I've replace mine several times because of it leaking. I also had to replace my water pump because it started leaking. You'll have to pull the panel to get...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-26-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By kennersonf
Dick Jr, an air impact gun would be helpful in...

Dick Jr, an air impact gun would be helpful in loosening the bolts.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-29-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,238
Posted By kennersonf
The original seal is a two part seal with a wear...

The original seal is a two part seal with a wear sleeve on the spindle. I had the right front seal replaced several years and the new seal was a one piece seal. The mechanic did not remove the wear...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-14-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By kennersonf
You don't need to replace your window. Fogging...

You don't need to replace your window. Fogging is a common problem with the dual pane windows. Depending on where you live you should be able to find someone or a company that repairs the windows. ...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-04-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By kennersonf
Azborn76, I think this is what you want...

Azborn76, I think this is what you want https://www.etrailer.com/Trailer-Lights/Optronics/MC32AB.html

The 6000 series are the L/X models. The L/X models have upgraded amenities and fixtures as...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-04-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 712
Posted By kennersonf
I replaced all my clearance light lenses this...

I replaced all my clearance light lenses this year because the old ones were very discolored. Bought them from Etrailer. The also have the complete unit. Here's a link to their website:
...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-27-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By kennersonf
Watts never made the panel. The panel uses Watts...

Watts never made the panel. The panel uses Watts diverter valves. I've replaced one of mine in the past. It was a three-way valve. You have to make sure it is lead free. Here's an example:...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-03-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By kennersonf
Contact Fox Lite, Inc. They supplied the...

Contact Fox Lite, Inc. They supplied the skylights to National and know exactly what you need. I replaced mine a year ago.

Fox Lite | The Leader in High Tech Skylights and Plastic Products...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-30-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By kennersonf
I don't know that you'll find a cheap fix. I...

I don't know that you'll find a cheap fix. I handed rear and front trac bars, a Safe T Plus steering stabilizer and Koni shocks. All of this really helped with the handling of my MH. Start with...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-18-2017, 12:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By kennersonf
Water pump?

Water pump?
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-30-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By kennersonf
Try wiping down the rams and spraying them with...

Try wiping down the rams and spraying them with silicone spray while they are down. This might solve your problem. My jacks don't fully retract from time to time and that is what I do. It has...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-27-2017, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,568
Posted By kennersonf
Hi Keith. I have the same MH that you are...

Hi Keith. I have the same MH that you are considering. I bought it new and have done many upgrades including suspension and TV's. If you have the original TV's you'll probably want to upgrade to...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-14-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,732
Posted By kennersonf
I had a similar problem with mine and it turned...

I had a similar problem with mine and it turned out to be the coax connection just below the bat wing mounting plate. Just under the mounting plate there was a butt connector connecting the bat wing...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-23-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By kennersonf
Joe, If you look hard I think you'll find some...

Joe,
If you look hard I think you'll find some screws hidden in the fabric that are screwed into the cabinet above the valance.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-31-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By kennersonf
Most likely your problem is the coolant control...

Most likely your problem is the coolant control valve. Evans Tempcon supplies most of the systems on Motorhomes. The valve goes bad and hot coolant leaks through to the heater core. Many of us...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-19-2017, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By kennersonf
Two years ago I was in Bangor and Portland, Maine...

Two years ago I was in Bangor and Portland, Maine and got excellent reception using the western arc. My home state is California. The dish was pointed at a very low angle. However, while in...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-18-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By kennersonf
I installed the roof mounted Winegard Traveler...

I installed the roof mounted Winegard Traveler Dish 1000 on my 2003 Dolphin L/X in 2012 and have been very happy with it. Never had any trouble. You push the button on the controller inside the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 08-14-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By kennersonf
Joe, the propane detector went off because of the...

Joe, the propane detector went off because of the odor and gases put out by the bad battery or batteries. They get hot and sometimes boil. I've had that happen twice. Once because of a bad house...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-24-2017, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By kennersonf
In all likelihood you have a model 2025. Here's...

In all likelihood you have a model 2025. Here's a link

https://secure.velvac.com/checkout/front/matrix/index.cfm
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-09-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By kennersonf
I would suspect that it is somewhere in your 15...

I would suspect that it is somewhere in your 15 amp to 50 amp conversion connector.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-24-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,807
Posted By kennersonf
Back in 2002 and 2003 there was a problem with...

Back in 2002 and 2003 there was a problem with the A/C not cooling very well on some motorhomes. Workhorse put out a kit that included an auxiliary condenser and electric fan that worked in...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-10-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By kennersonf
Ditto. Mine is in the front cabinet above the...

Ditto. Mine is in the front cabinet above the driver. I still have mine and it still works.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-15-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By kennersonf
Replacing Headlights

I have a 2003 Dolphin L/X 6320 and have purchase new headlights to replace the badly oxidized originals. I have used headlight restorer numerous times in the past and they no longer clean up very...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-10-2017, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By kennersonf
Same here. I installed thread-serts. If you...

Same here. I installed thread-serts. If you Google it you'll see what they are. Of course you'll have to buy the installing tool which can be a little pricey but very handy to have if you own a...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-10-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By kennersonf
Ditto on Fox Lite. The made the skylights for...

Ditto on Fox Lite. The made the skylights for National. I just bought a new one. When you call them, they'll exactly what you need.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-07-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By kennersonf
The reason it is not advisable to backup any...

The reason it is not advisable to backup any vehicle being towed with a tow bar is because the front wheels of the towed vehicle will want to turn around 180 degrees due to the front end alignment. ...
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