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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-17-2021, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By harleychief
Hereís a very simple tip to finding the screws...

Hereís a very simple tip to finding the screws that hold the access panel use a strong magnet. Run it around the perimeter of the hatch. On my 08 MADP I believe itís 8 screws that hold it down.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-29-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By harleychief
If youíre going to replace the A/C you can order...

If youíre going to replace the A/C you can order it from Amazon. Free shipping (with Prime), here is a link to the 13,500BTU units in both black and white (both are in stock).
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-07-2020, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By harleychief
Good news: 3 down Bad news: 1. The person...

Good news: 3 down
Bad news:
1. The person who installed the SO rollers mustíve had a bad day, every screw is put in at a different angle. Iíve had to order two special ratchets to try to get the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-05-2020, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By harleychief
One down five to go. :thumb:

One down five to go. :thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-04-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,620
Posted By harleychief
Might be a weak spring. Or it could be the...

Might be a weak spring. Or it could be the valve. The system is simple, valve opens to let the fluid go back into the reservoir and the springs pull the piston up which pushes the fluid back. If...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-04-2020, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By harleychief
Busy Week Ahead

Have to catch up on a few overdue jobs this week.
1. Replace bottom gasket on bedroom slide.
2. Change living room slide rollers
3. Replace living room slide out awning.
4. Change fuel filter...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-04-2020, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By harleychief
I canít address if/how the slide needs...

I canít address if/how the slide needs adjustment. To change the gasket youíll have to order it from Newmar. They sell it by the foot so measure how much you need. With the slide out youíll have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By harleychief
Sorry if I led you in the wrong direction. I...

Sorry if I led you in the wrong direction. I guess sometime between 06 and 08 they must have changed it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By harleychief
I got it down and took it apart. I found the...

I got it down and took it apart. I found the roller spring plastic tension piece broke. Now to find a replacement.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,323
Posted By harleychief
Just as DJJ said that is the way Newmar does it...

Just as DJJ said that is the way Newmar does it all the time. The upper flange has metal bracing at both ends (depending on slide length it might have bracing in the middle). Another suggestion...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By harleychief
I had a similar problem last year (mine didnít...

I had a similar problem last year (mine didnít retract with the engine on or off) I had to change the controller which is located next to the step motor.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By harleychief
If it’s the same as what was used in the 08’s...

If it’s the same as what was used in the 08’s each door has 2 rollers at the top that ride in a track. In order to get the roller back in the track the trim at top on one side will have to be...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By harleychief
When you open the door for the last storage...

When you open the door for the last storage compartment on the passenger side look on the frame rail, itís a small black plastic box.

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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 380
Posted By harleychief
I agree. On my 08 the fuses are mounted in a...

I agree. On my 08 the fuses are mounted in a fuse box on the right side. That box has the relays and fuses for the taillights, the light plug, plus a few others.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By harleychief
I have a 2008 and the only time I changed it was...

I have a 2008 and the only time I changed it was 2 years ago. The job can be a pain, the hard part is getting the new oil back in (not much room at the top of the differential.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By harleychief
Help With Windshield Roller Shade

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This is my windshield shade. The spring let go and Iím trying to take it down so I can see if I can rewind the spring. I canít figure out how to get it down. This is what it looks like...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-12-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,769
Posted By harleychief
You might want to try a this website for cables...

You might want to try a this website for cables and accessories www.monoprice.com (https://www.monoprice.com)
Very reasonable prices and a good assortment.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-12-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,769
Posted By harleychief
Most times you can't use the old wires to pull...

Most times you can't use the old wires to pull the new ones. When the wires are installed they are usually wire tied to keep them from moving around. It's worth a try, but it's never worked for me....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 08-21-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By harleychief
Surging 10KW Onan

I've been running the generator the last few days and today I noticed something. The generator engine is running smoothly but the electric seems to be surging. No breakers have been tripped, and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-14-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By harleychief
Where is your entertainment system? in the front...

Where is your entertainment system? in the front or mid-coach? If it's in the front I'd do it like USMCRET did.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-06-2015, 02:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By harleychief
Wayne - I don't change the oil on mine every...

Wayne - I don't change the oil on mine every year. I change filters every year and on the years that I don't change the oil I send an oil sample in for analysis. I agree that the front bearing lube...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-24-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 273,462
Posted By harleychief
Bill-I must've just missed you, I was stationed...

Bill-I must've just missed you, I was stationed just outside of Corpus Christi from 2001-2005. Like you I really enjoyed that area, the good food and the good weather.
If you're up in the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 03-17-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By harleychief
Muffin - try this site they have a lot of choices...

Muffin - try this site they have a lot of choices R.B. Gustafson Corp.*::*Lighting 12-volt*::*Wall Lights (https://www.gustafsonlighting.com/xcart/home.php?cat=4)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-17-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,553
Posted By harleychief
Scotty, yes every time it blew I went to the...

Scotty, yes every time it blew I went to the engine compartment and flipped the switch and everything powered back up. Maybe it was because of my set-up routine and the fact that nothing was hooked...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-17-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By harleychief
The coil cleaner works well, but remember it is...

The coil cleaner works well, but remember it is an acid and was made to use when it would drip on the ground. If you use it I'd make sure you rinse with lots and lots of water, you don't want to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-16-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,553
Posted By harleychief
I've got the same switch as you and Iron Man. ...

I've got the same switch as you and Iron Man. And Scotty, when my HWH went bad it actually blew that master switch (it's also a circuit breaker). On mine it was a controller board that made the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-16-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,553
Posted By harleychief
Scotty, why not take it slow and try replacing...

Scotty, why not take it slow and try replacing the solenoid(s) and lubing up the jacks. Maybe you'll get lucky and the controller board wasn't fried. Then I'd op test it and see if the jacks come...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-02-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 273,462
Posted By harleychief
We're in! :clap::clap::clap:

We're in! :clap::clap::clap:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-21-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 273,462
Posted By harleychief
Snart - you were so close, sorry you didn't stop...

Snart - you were so close, sorry you didn't stop by for a visit.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-16-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,265
Posted By harleychief
Lloyd - funny you should mention this...last...

Lloyd - funny you should mention this...last month coming back from Tampa, FL I had a similar issue with the driver's side camera. I cleared up on it's own and never did it again, so I wasn't able...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-14-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,826
Posted By harleychief
Hi and :welcome: I'll try to answer your...

Hi and :welcome:
I'll try to answer your questions in order

1) Is there some trick to getting on the Newmar com.net site? I can't seem to get it to load up. I did get one screen to load that...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-11-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,223
Posted By harleychief
Oasis heater issued resolved

I want to share what happened to me this week in the hopes it will help someone else. Let me start off by saying that as I write this the issue is fixed and everything is running fine, thanks to the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-09-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,836
Posted By harleychief
You can adjust what the computer considers level,...

You can adjust what the computer considers level, but even when you get it perfect a couple of months later you'll have to readjust. I agree with Algoma and always double check it with a level and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-08-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,755
Posted By harleychief
If you decide to buy used I know someone who is...

If you decide to buy used I know someone who is selling a very nice 2013 DSDP.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-06-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,416
Posted By harleychief
I feel like I'm playing a game from the old...

I feel like I'm playing a game from the old Highlights magazine, I see

1. slide open
2. basement door open
3. too much weight on trailer tongue/vehicle too far forward
4. rear trailer tire
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-06-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 273,462
Posted By harleychief
I agree, when/if you can please share the...

I agree, when/if you can please share the "specials" :popcorn:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-06-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 273,462
Posted By harleychief
Way to go! Congrats!! Like 007 said can't wait...

Way to go! Congrats!! Like 007 said can't wait to see pics. Are you planning on going to Napanee for the birth of your new baby? :thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-03-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,427
Posted By harleychief
I'd think that would be your best bet so you...

I'd think that would be your best bet so you don't have to worry about the hose catching on a slide. I hope you don't have to remove the vanity :eek: I would see if the base of the inside of the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-02-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,427
Posted By harleychief
Batt, First look for a central spot that...

Batt,
First look for a central spot that you can get to from above and below, usually in a cabinet base. The vacuum can mount to the ceiling in the bay below it, just make sure you won't be too...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-30-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By harleychief
I just replaced the ball valve to divert fresh...

I just replaced the ball valve to divert fresh water to the tank and I bought a PEX clamp tool and I agree with you Don, nice clean and tight. Once you get past the cost of the tool the clamps are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-30-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,651
Posted By harleychief
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ :thumb:

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
:thumb:
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 01-28-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 948
Posted By harleychief
pop-sicle, if you need a cabin, you're going to...

pop-sicle, if you need a cabin, you're going to be limited. This one has cabins but only 30 amp for the MH Welcome to Simple Life Campground with Cabins: North Carolina Mountains: Motorcycle...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-27-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,651
Posted By harleychief
What's that?? :eek: LOL :rofl:

What's that?? :eek: LOL :rofl:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-27-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,651
Posted By harleychief
Scotty, look on the inside of the cover the fuse#...

Scotty, look on the inside of the cover the fuse# and fuse size should be written there.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-27-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,651
Posted By harleychief
Good question :confused: I'm not sure if mine is...

Good question :confused: I'm not sure if mine is even working now, I guess I'll have to check that out. :facepalm:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-26-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,738
Posted By harleychief
You won't be able to fit the Rhino hose with the...

You won't be able to fit the Rhino hose with the fittings attached in the "stinky slinky" holder. I think that, and that they didn't want the slinky in any of the bays was the reason for the under...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-25-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,651
Posted By harleychief
Scotty - on mine there is a fuse box in the...

Scotty - on mine there is a fuse box in the second bay forward of the passenger side rear tires. The box sits on the frame rail and has all the fuses for rear chassis lighting (good to know if the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-14-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,017
Posted By harleychief
Holy S*&T!!! This is not supposed to be a full...

Holy S*&T!!! This is not supposed to be a full contact sport, I hope you're OK. There is nothing up there that can't wait a few weeks. Take care
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,651
Posted By harleychief
If I'm going to have the coach sitting for a week...

If I'm going to have the coach sitting for a week or longer in the driveway I'll let the air out of the bags. If I'm going to open the slides I always put the jacks down first, I feel it's a little...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,308
Posted By harleychief
Try getting the VIN, then you can talk to Newmar...

Try getting the VIN, then you can talk to Newmar and see if there's any history for the coach.
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