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Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-21-2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By cmckenzie
First thing to do is check if you have an air...

First thing to do is check if you have an air filter on the air compressor. If you do itís about 3 inches round. Probably the filter needs replacing if you have one??
If you donít see an air filter...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-01-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,341
Posted By cmckenzie
The very first thing that you need to do is put...

The very first thing that you need to do is put another known good oil gauge into the engine block. This will prove that you have or donít have no oil pressure.
Thatís the only way to prove that...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-03-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,264
Posted By cmckenzie
You have no visible external oil leaks? No oil in...

You have no visible external oil leaks? No oil in your air system? No visible oil in the intercooler pipes. No oil in the radiator? Pull the air in and out of the turbo and then remove the exhaust...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-29-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 24,264
Posted By cmckenzie
Oil loss

Well there really is only a few ways to loss oil.
1) external leaks.
2) exhaust turbo oil seals are leaking. Which should produce large amounts of blue smoke.
If itís the air intake compressor...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-25-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By cmckenzie
Start by checking rubber hoses connected to the...

Start by checking rubber hoses connected to the air to air intercooler. Then follow the pipes to the turbo charger. If your lucky one of the hoses has popped off or has a hole in it. Check your air...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 12-22-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,177
Posted By cmckenzie
Also check your transmission fluid for coolant?...

Also check your transmission fluid for coolant? If you had a radiator with a built in trany cooler it can also leak coolant into the trany.
You can buy coolant dye that goes into the rad. Warm...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-27-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,068
Posted By cmckenzie
If you go ahead and do the egr delete you can...

If you go ahead and do the egr delete you can expect no Cummins dealer will touch your engine again until the egr system is reinstalled. They can get a monster fine for having your unit in there...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By cmckenzie
Here is a electric troubleshooting guide for the...

Here is a electric troubleshooting guide for the steps.
Good luck
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-19-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,663
Posted By cmckenzie
I also had low fuel lift pump pressures. Cummins...

I also had low fuel lift pump pressures. Cummins installed 3 new lift pumps and said that all 3 failed. Which is impossible. That’s when they said the ecm has failed. Installed new ECM one same...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-19-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,663
Posted By cmckenzie
Sounds like your crankshaft position sensor is...

Sounds like your crankshaft position sensor is failing. I had the same symptoms as what you are describing. It took Cummins in Los Angles 3 days to diagnose. They said fuel pump failed. Then They...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,304
Posted By cmckenzie
Yes I know of many people denied warranty claims...

Yes I know of many people denied warranty claims because of idle time plus road mileage. This is more specific to Ford. For example I know a bus company with a large fleet of 6.4 ford diesels that...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-19-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,304
Posted By cmckenzie
Yes they do have auto regen. You can only do so...

Yes they do have auto regen. You can only do so many regens before the soot load will plug the DPF. Every regen does not completely clean the little tubes. The tubes will slowly plug after many...
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 06-19-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,304
Posted By cmckenzie
According to Ford your 806 idling hours equals...

According to Ford your 806 idling hours equals 26598 miles that you would add to your road mileage.
Ford Fleet has determined that one hour of idling is equal to the engine wear of driving 33...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 06-14-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 35,956
Posted By cmckenzie
Where over weight on your GVWR or axle weight...

Where over weight on your GVWR or axle weight really becomes an issue is when or if you get into an accident. It becomes a liability issue. Your insurance can or could be null or void.
Everybody...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-09-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,785
Posted By cmckenzie
During your air leak test you should not loose...

During your air leak test you should not loose any air.
1) one of your service brake rubber diagrams has a leak in the brake chamber or air line going to the service brakes is leaking.
2) if your...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-08-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By cmckenzie
Brake pedal or air treadle valve should not be...

Brake pedal or air treadle valve should not be hard to press. I would start by going down to the foot pedal and check that there is no carpet or debris under the foot pedal. Then I would lubricate...
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 03-17-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,268
Posted By cmckenzie
I had the same problem with my zep wax on my...

I had the same problem with my zep wax on my coach after 3 years. I tried just about everything to get it off. With no success. Then I found a you tube video on removing old zep floor wax from your...
Forum: Cummins Engines 04-18-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,523
Posted By cmckenzie
i don't know if any of you know that there is...

i don't know if any of you know that there is also DEF filter in the bottom of the DEF tank control unit. if i remember correctly it needs to be changed every 1500 to 1800 hrs of service. check your...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-18-2016, 11:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By cmckenzie
The new shocks work but not the solution for a...

The new shocks work but not the solution for a worn out spring pack. The problem with the suspension is the springs are worn out. The springs bottom out causing the front end to bounce back up in the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-17-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By cmckenzie
yes i put new monroe shocks on the rear. only...

yes i put new monroe shocks on the rear. only place that i found to buy was from freightliner.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-13-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By cmckenzie
Yes i did look into air shocks and air bag...

Yes i did look into air shocks and air bag assist, but at the time i did the repairs no mfg had anything available for the weight of the front end. So i went with Koni shocks on the front. They are a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-11-2016, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By cmckenzie
i also have a 2001 expedition. i have had it...

i also have a 2001 expedition. i have had it since 2008. When we drove ours on the first trip wow was the suspension ever bad. We were tossed in all directions when cornering or hitting a bump....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-11-2016, 12:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,881
Posted By cmckenzie
Algae and bacteria grow in diesel fuel only when...

Algae and bacteria grow in diesel fuel only when water is present.. You should always store your motorhome with a full tank of diesel fuel. what happens when a diesel tank is not full. You will get...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,798
Posted By cmckenzie
pretrip inspection

Sorry to hear about your bearing failure.
This is a lesson for everyone who owns and operates a diesel or gas engine RV.
i hate to say it but this is part of a pretrip inspection. getting in the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-13-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,674
Posted By cmckenzie
Exclamation dhs home theater not working

i have a 2001 fleetwood expedition with dhs home theater system,that controls the radio and dvd sound system. went to listen to the radio and cd stacker. no sound out of the speaker system. radio...
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