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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-15-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By mecdatlanta
Thanks everyone for your help. It turned out that...

Thanks everyone for your help. It turned out that it was a dirtied bay switch. I have a leaking oil problem from my hydraulic system. Leaking all over the basement doors. Anyways, here is what I did...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-14-2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By mecdatlanta
Slides not working, keeps blowing fuse

Hi All,

My slides aren't working any more. Checked fuses and saw there was a 7.5a fuse labeled "rear slide" blown. Replaced it. Got the slides in, but can't get the out now. Every time I replace...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By mecdatlanta
It works! No more pulsating. I am on another...

It works! No more pulsating.

I am on another forum on anothe site for Monaco owners and someone suggested taking the pressure in the accumulator up to 30 psi. I did that and... No more pulsating!...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2021, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By mecdatlanta
It's a 55AQUAJET-ARV 5.3 GPM. I assumed it was...

It's a 55AQUAJET-ARV 5.3 GPM. I assumed it was variable speed, but maybe I am mistaken.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2021, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By mecdatlanta
I already have an accumulator pump:...

I already have an accumulator pump: https://www.pumpagents.com/pdf/JabscoPumps/18810-0000.pdf

It has been suggested that the pressure setting might not be right? I can't figure out what that...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By mecdatlanta
Thanks Old-Biscuit. I received some feedback just...

Thanks Old-Biscuit. I received some feedback just a short while ago that it is likely the nature of the beast. When I turn on two facets at the same time, the problem goes away. With it being a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By mecdatlanta
Water Pump Pulsating Water

Greetings,

An issue that has plagued me for several years can be seen in this video:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/17bUhfm2thWo4j74HMdLP33BgbKz9FKkR/view?usp=sharing

I have replaced the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-04-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By mecdatlanta
Good questions. The blinkers that the coach uses...

Good questions. The blinkers that the coach uses on the Yukon are not used by the Yukon otherwise. If that makes sense. All blinkers, reverse lights, etc, work on the Yukon as previously was the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-04-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By mecdatlanta
Ah! Thanks for educating me on this. I bought the...

Ah! Thanks for educating me on this. I bought the Yukon + coach together and the Yukon was already wired. I did check the wires at the front of the Yukon. There are five. Four that are part of a...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-03-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By mecdatlanta
I have to declare ignorance here. Where would I...

I have to declare ignorance here. Where would I find the diodes? All I know to check are the fuses.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-03-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By mecdatlanta
GMC Yukon toad not blinking any more

Good Morning,

Our 2007 Yukon no longer blinks when the coach blinker is on. I tested the connection at the coach and there is power. I even tested the cable to the Yukon and it is blinking there...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-05-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By mecdatlanta
The smoke smelled like diesel exhaust to me. I...

The smoke smelled like diesel exhaust to me. I didn't sense anything out of the ordinary there. The coolant is full. No water coming out of exhaust.

Update: I am taking it in to an Onan-certifed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By mecdatlanta
Really? What do you think it is? I thought maybe...

Really? What do you think it is? I thought maybe it was a fuel deprivation issue. I'm interesting in knowing what you think it could be.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By mecdatlanta
Ha! I thought they were uploaded. Turns out the...

Ha! I thought they were uploaded. Turns out the site doesn't let you upload videos. At least my 10 sec videos were deemed too large. I even reduced them.

Oh well, I just provided links to them....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-04-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By mecdatlanta
Onan 12,500 Not Sounding Right

Hi Gang,

My Onan generator is making strange sounds and smokes more than I seem to remember it smoking ever before.

Here are 2 videos:
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-25-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,915
Posted By mecdatlanta
Blue Sea

A good friend of mine recommended and helped install (ok, he did the install, I fetched parts :) ) a charging relay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/372411271792

My coach's relay went bad and I had the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mecdatlanta
Ah! Interesting! Well, I'll soon have a hose with...

Ah! Interesting! Well, I'll soon have a hose with a sprayer, which is more useful to me. Thanks for sharing Josh!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-29-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mecdatlanta
I thought it would be better to not have things...

I thought it would be better to not have things floating around in the bay. Plus, I guess I like the nostalgia factor. Reminds me of when I was in grade school. :D
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-27-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mecdatlanta
True Jim! I don't think they thought some of...

True Jim! I don't think they thought some of these things through. Well, that hose I ordered has a bunch of fittings that should (fingers crossed) fit on the tap. Why we can't have standard fittings,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-26-2020, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By mecdatlanta
An update on this... So, the capacitor that...

An update on this...

So, the capacitor that I show in my last post and that I bought and installed was still causing the breaker to trip. I thought it was the right one based on posts that I had...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mecdatlanta
Never mind on the second one. You have to remove...

Never mind on the second one. You have to remove the bracket from the wall to fill the soap dispenser. Good grief! Mine has a swivel. Shouldn't they all?

This is the swivel version:...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mecdatlanta
And my second too! For $12, I'll just go ahead...

And my second too! For $12, I'll just go ahead and replace the whole thing:...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mecdatlanta
I think I may have answered my first question. ...

I think I may have answered my first question. This sink spray hose comes with a lot of adapters and claims to fit 99.9% of the U.S. possible thread types. It's worth a shot!
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-26-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 693
Posted By mecdatlanta
2 Wet Bay Questions

Hi Monaco Owners!

I am attaching a pic of my faucet. The thread on it is not something I am able to find a hose for that will thread onto it. Any ideas here? I just want to have a spray nozzle...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-01-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By mecdatlanta
Thanks everyone who chimed in on this issue. I...

Thanks everyone who chimed in on this issue. I have good news: It's fixed!

Mine are 2000-era Dometic Penguins, Model 630515.321, which are no longer being made. I was able to find the model number...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-29-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By mecdatlanta
That was a very revealing statement that you made...

That was a very revealing statement that you made Dom. It was silver/grey colored. So that is the issue. I think the RV tech guy thought it was the start capacitor.

Now the only question I need...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By mecdatlanta
RE: AC Keeps Causing Breaker to Trip

Thanks for the feedback. I forgot to mention that I can run the other 2 units constantly without issue. If I turn them off and only run the middle AC unit, it trips the breaker (either shore or the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By mecdatlanta
A/C Keeps Causing Breaker to Trip

Hey Gang,

I have 3 AC units on my coach's roof. They are Dometics (I believe). The middle one keeps causing the shore breaker to trip and when I'm on generator power, the coach breaker trips. It...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-20-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,317
Posted By mecdatlanta
Wow! Such great feedback! I am now convinced...

Wow! Such great feedback!

I am now convinced that, as idealistic as it may seem, sharing an internet connection doesn't make sense. Too many potential "support issues" to deal with makes it more...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By mecdatlanta
Good question. The current electric blinds are...

Good question. The current electric blinds are roller, but they open up pleated when in the privacy state. The coach has electric blinds throughout, but I am leaning towards replacing them with...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By mecdatlanta
Blind Manufacturer Recommendations

Hi All,

I need to replace one of our blinds (manual). Do you have any recommendations?

Thanks!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-20-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,317
Posted By mecdatlanta
Wifi Recommendations for RV Park Owners

Hi All,

I do not own an RV park, but I have ownership in the form of an individual lot/site in a park. I am trying to help the HOA perform some due diligence on installing and maintaining a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By mecdatlanta
Thanks 96Wideglide!

Thanks 96Wideglide!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By mecdatlanta
Outbound, I mentioned it to my friend, but since...

Outbound, I mentioned it to my friend, but since we were parked on the downcline, it meant that I had to raise the coach very little. But point well taken and thanks for your concern. :)

Just...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By mecdatlanta
Hi Everyone! I thought I would post a good...

Hi Everyone!

I thought I would post a good news report on my generator in the hopes that others might find it useful.

After reading several posts and sending a few private messages, I decided...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By mecdatlanta
Electric Blind Fell, Wire Broke

Hey All,

Driving down the road, one of the blinds decided to take a nose dive. In the process, the wire that runs to it broke off right at the edge of the motor so that there is no wire exposed to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-22-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,269
Posted By mecdatlanta
Hi Bob (and others), I have a 5HDKCB11-506A...

Hi Bob (and others),

I have a 5HDKCB11-506A Spec A 12,500 W generator. I can't seem to confirm that mine uses the same actuator as the one you indicate below. I am taking it in for service to get...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-21-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By mecdatlanta
Does anyone know if the VIP Smart Whee...

Does anyone know if the VIP Smart Whee controllerl has been improved upon so that this overheat issue doesn't occur again? It probably doesn't make a lot of sense to replace the current controller...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-20-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By mecdatlanta
Thanks everyone for your replies. The wiper...

Thanks everyone for your replies.

The wiper trick didn't work. I was hopeful that it would since I used the wipers and the headlights at the same time. No such luck.

I think it's the VIP Smart...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-19-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 792
Posted By mecdatlanta
Headlights Staying On

Hi Everyone,

Today, I drove the coach for about 2 hours. I drove with the headlights on, since it was raining. Upon arrival, I turned the headlights off, and shut the engine down. The headlights...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By mecdatlanta
Thanks DVMWeb!

Thanks DVMWeb!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By mecdatlanta
Onan 12,500 Overheating

Hi All,

I have posted on this subject before, but I am still without a resolution, so I thought I would post again and cross my fingers.

I have an 5HDKCB11-506A Spec A Generator. It keeps...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-04-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,269
Posted By mecdatlanta
Hockeydiesel, First of all, I am a huge...

Hockeydiesel,

First of all, I am a huge hockey fan. Play hockey, as well as coach my son's bantam hockey team. So nice handle!

You said Spec C, so I assume it doesn't apply to me since I have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-04-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,269
Posted By mecdatlanta
That does help Windecker - thank you! I will...

That does help Windecker - thank you!

I will contact a Cummins dealer and see what they have to say on the belts. Mine is a type A generator (the one you don't want to have). I was able to find...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-04-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,269
Posted By mecdatlanta
Thanks vito.a! Do you know what they ended up...

Thanks vito.a! Do you know what they ended up using for the belts? I heard about one OEM belt costing $300, but I can't even find that one. I obviously would prefer to pay a lot less but do want to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-02-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,269
Posted By mecdatlanta
Hey Guys, Thanks for your feedback. So you...

Hey Guys,

Thanks for your feedback. So you were right, it ain't going to be easy or cheap. The one belt for the water pump is $300, if you can find it. The other one, for the drive, is about $30...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,473
Posted By mecdatlanta
I have the same generator and thought I had a...

I have the same generator and thought I had a sensor issue. Today, we found a busted belt 25-7320 NAPA. I know that it is neither of the belts listed below, but (I am guessing) it was used instead of...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,269
Posted By mecdatlanta
Never mind! We got enough panels off to see a...

Never mind! We got enough panels off to see a piece of belt lying on the base/floor. Looks like it's not getting coolant circulated. That makes things a little easier (and not that expensive).
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,269
Posted By mecdatlanta
Hi Everyone, I am having a similar problem...

Hi Everyone,

I am having a similar problem with my Onan 12,500 Isuzu generator. It surges for a while, but then shuts itself off. It used to stay on a lot longer (hours), but has gradually reduced...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,551
Posted By mecdatlanta
I'm leaning towards something like this:...

I'm leaning towards something like this:...
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