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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2021, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By semcha
Replacing old dash AC 1994 Itasca Suncruiser

I have a 1994 Itasca Suncruiser on a Ford F53 chassis. It looks like I need to replace the dash AC controller because changing the settings on it doesn't affect the vacuum on any of the outgoing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By semcha
lever not moving

I have eyeballed all the vacuum lines and haven't seen a leak. The lines aren't brittle. Not to say that's not possible. The lever on the actuator does not move, even with some force.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-09-2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By semcha
Evans HVAC vent actuator

I have a part that I think is the vent door actuator in the dash to control switching among the AC, heat, and defrost vents. Part is L1596 on a 1994 Itasca Suncruiser on an F53 chassis.. Yellow...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-04-2021, 04:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By semcha
Damage to RV body under stairs

The two points where my stairs attach to the RV body towards the outside of the RV have torn. I can't see a way to access the top of the torn metal to reinforce it, so it looks like I would need...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-31-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By semcha
Thanks!

I'm glad to hear that! Thanks for the responses!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-30-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By semcha
1994 Ford F53 Transmission Temperature

I have a 1994 Itasca Suncruiser with a Ford F53 chassis. I installed a transmission temperature gauge and a cooler fan on the transmission cooler. I have read a lot about the safe temperature being...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-29-2020, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By semcha
F4TZ-7A095-A is the part

Thank you to everyone for the fast responses. F4TZ-7A095-A is the right part, and the location matches what Subford posted above. Looks like the part I saw under the radiator is the power steering...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-29-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By semcha
Location of transmission cooler 1994 Ford F53

Can someone tell me the location of the factory added transmission cooler on a 1994 Itasca Suncruiser on an F53 chassis? I think I have it right, part number is F3TD-7869-AA, located to the left of...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-23-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By semcha
new valve

The Ebay one looks exactly like the one I purchased. the valve presses against the R12 valve, so it leaks. The R12 valve does move when I test it with a small screwdriver, so it isn't stuck in place....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-23-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By semcha
Pics

These are the only pics I have now. Took them trying to see inside the port. First is with the adapter, then with it removed.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-23-2020, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By semcha
1994 Itasca Suncruiser

It's a 1994.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-22-2020, 05:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 478
Posted By semcha
R-12 to R-134 adapter Ford F53

Before I bought my RV, I think it was converted from r12 to r134. It has a tag on the system showing r134, so I think it was done professionally. Recently, the low side valve leaked. I initially...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-11-2020, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By semcha
duct for airflow

I do have a thermostat installed. Actually installed it based on your advice on another post several months ago. This is my first time monitoring temperatures driving in really hot, humid conditions....
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-10-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By semcha
Ford F53 Transmission Cooler Fan

I have an 1994 Itasca Suncruiser on a Ford 53 chassis. It has a stock transmission cooler. Does anyone have recommendations for a cooler fan for the transmission? Where do you connect the wires? Do...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-09-2020, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By semcha
Replace AC Breaker Box

I have a 1994 Itasca Suncruiser. Several times, I have tripped the 30 amp breaker on the pedestal because of an overload, I assume based on the number of things on at the time. My 30 amp breaker in...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 04-28-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By semcha
Norcold 6182 cooling issue

I have a Norcold 6182 that isn't cooling properly. The freezer maintains frozen items on the bottom shelf, but the top shelf warmer, so items partially thaw. The refrigerator is cool but also isn't...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-09-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By semcha
r-134a refrigerant

It is r-134a. It is printed on the refrigerant line and on a port on the system. Thanks for the replies!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 04-07-2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By semcha
R134 Port on 1994 Ford F53

When I remove the blue cap on my R134 port, the system releases pressure. It doesn't leak when the cap is in place. I've never seen that before on another vehicle. The smell of the escaping gas...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-13-2020, 04:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,290
Posted By semcha
Transmission Fix

Replacing the pan and the gasket fixed this issue.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-13-2020, 03:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By semcha
Power Loss

In the end, my power loss was a clogged fuel pump. The previous owner had replaced the fuel pump, so I thought it was okay. But he had removed the sock filter on the pump base, so it sucked up gunk...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-06-2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By semcha
1994 Ford F53 Horn Part Number

I am looking for a horn replacement for a 1994 Itasca Suncruiser. The part is 13832, but the parts I'm seeing have different power connectors. My horn has an old spade connector for the hot wires and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-04-2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By semcha
Thanks!

Thank you. That helps. I'll swap out my crappy one for this one.

Sean
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-03-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By semcha
PTO cable

Do you recall which PTO cable you used. I tried this route, but I think my cable is too thin. I can pull, but the push option doesn't provide enough pressure to open the flap.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-02-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By semcha
1994 Itasca Suncruiser Dash AC/Heater Repair

Does anyone have any experience repairing their dash AC? My bowden cable bent. It looks like I need Evans part RV212167. Any tips on fixing it? Anyone know the best way to remove the dash unit?
...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-11-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Transmission Pressure Test Port

I am glad it is done! I found the post about the pressure test port on the forum. I will get the one subford recommended. What is considered normal range for the temperature?

Thanks!

Sean
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-11-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Fuel pump!

Well, it was the fuel pump. Pressure test showed low pressure with the gauge not holding a steady pressure and dropping a lot on acceleration. I took it to a shop in the next town that was highly...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-06-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Fuel pressure test

I am going to do the fuel pressure test. I just want all the info I need lined up, since I'm mobile, and want to know where I can get everything on the road. Thanks!

Sean
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-05-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Motorcraft cross reference

Is there a Motorcraft cross reference for F7PZ-9A213-BB? It looks like Motorcraft® WT56820 would be right.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-05-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
wire harness

I recall he said he didn't replace the entire unit. He replaced the pump portion only. Is this adapter f7pu-9A213-ca? I can't find it online. Is it the same as...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-05-2019, 04:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Part numbers

Looks like
Motorcraft PFS48 Sender and Pump Assembly and
Motorcraft WT56820 Wiring Assembly.

Is that right?

Sean
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-05-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Fuel pump part number

I've been looking at fuel pump replacements. Looks like Ford made a new fuel pump and it needs an adapter. What part number should I use for the pump and adapter? Did y'all replace all breather hoses...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-04-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
172 code, again

Well, same problem. Damn. So, back to the fuel test. Mpaton is correct. I have no desire to deal with replacing the fuel pump. But, that might be where I am now. Considering I did the fuel pressure...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-04-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
A vacuum leak!

I think I have been chasing different problems over the past year that have generated the same error codes. i have been testing as I have gone along, fixed issues, and chased new issues, but I...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-02-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
fuel pressure test

I did the fuel pressure test while driving and while at idle. Had WOT while driving up a hill. My pressure readings were good.

The engine problem does not happen until I have been driving for at...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-02-2019, 06:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Error Code

The CM error code is 172. KOEO and KOER tests generate no error codes.
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-01-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
New datastream data

Fuel pressure test came back fine. 32 at idle, 40 at WOT. Since replacing the ignition coil, I'm back to the usual problem. I can drive for about an hour, doing 65 to 70 mph, driving over mountains,...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-17-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Error code 172

Still getting error code 172. While checking the code, I noticed the boot had fallen off or been blown off the electronic ignition coil. The interior of the boot and the connection had a lot of...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-16-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Problem worse!

I replaced the CANP and the PCV valve. The CANP looked old and worn. The PCV valve was loose, not to the point of wobble, but I was able to hand loosen it. It had oil around the gasket and in the...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2019, 03:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
Part number for PCV

It looks like the one on the left with the 3/4 inch thread. Thanks!

I should probably change the CANP too. Do you know the part number for that? I'm not finding anything on Autozone. My part from...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-06-2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By semcha
172 Error Code Ford F53 1994 Itasca Suncruiser

I have been going round and round with power loss on my 1994 Itasca Suncruiser. Current error code I'm getting is 172. Over the course of all the repairs, I've changed out almost every sensor,...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-04-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By semcha
update on power loss

I installed a new PCM. I'm still having the same issue. I did get an error code again. 172, engine running lean. I'm no longer getting EGR error codes. I have the issue after putting the engine under...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-26-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By semcha
fuel pressure

I have verified fuel pressure at idle and with a load. It checked out.

Sean
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-26-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By semcha
Error 332 Code

I only get the error code when blocking the tube, so maybe that is revealing another problem? I did a vacuum test on the line going to EGR and saw no pressure loss. I haven't replaced the harness,...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-25-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By semcha
new EEC

I have considered replacing the EEC. Maybe that would do it. Hate the cost, but I also hate struggling over mountains!

Sean
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-25-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By semcha
Error 332 Code

When the tube is blocked, I get error 332, insufficient EGR flow detected. I assumed that meant exhaust flow through the EGR. If I just got the code, I'd be okay with it, but the engine also suffers...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-25-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,013
Posted By semcha
1994 Ford F53 Power Loss Issue

I have a 1994 Itasca Suncruiser with a Ford F53. I have had an ongoing struggle with the EGR. I finally have it fixed, so I don't have error codes. I replaced the EGR valve sensor with a Motorcraft...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-08-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By semcha
1994 Ford F53 Blower Motor Part Number

I am having trouble locating a new blower motor for my 1994 Ford F53 in my Itasca Suncruiser. The Ford part number I have is 18527, but that brings up parts with other prefixes, and none of those...
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-03-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,516
Posted By semcha
Thank you!

Thanks!
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-02-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,516
Posted By semcha
Part number for recall switch

I ran across this old post searching for information on the master cylinder. Does anyone know the part number for this switch under this recall?
Thanks!

Sean
Forum: Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-24-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,964
Posted By semcha
Finals results

I have been trying to close out this issue, but the forum has been giving me errors.

Got the BWD EGR valve. It did not match the part on the RV. The exhaust connection pointed the wrong way. I...
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