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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By Letsgoagain
Hello, Little late to the show but I don't...

Hello,
Little late to the show but I don't get on the site much after we sold the motorhome.
We had a 2004 Holiday Rambler Ambassador and both sunvisors at different times broke while going...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 11-01-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
Just a little summary to the kind responses. ...

Just a little summary to the kind responses. First of all thank you for the kind words.
Believe me our attitude at first was of disbelief and I would almost say shock. I think mainly because we...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-30-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
Well really sorry that I haven't posted back...

Well really sorry that I haven't posted back until now. Not sure if I can put all this in words but here goes.
I discovered the passenger side main frame crack while in Phoenix AZ. Had several...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
Our original destination was Palm Desert, CA. ...

Our original destination was Palm Desert, CA. Going to visit relatives for 2 months. Going to be in Phoenix until a fix or determination on what to do with motorhome. If we have to leave it here...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
I will keep straight line suspension in mind...

I will keep straight line suspension in mind also.
Massey's is booked up for 3 weeks but Tom has been helpful. He called around to see who might be able to help.
Thanks for your suggestion.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
Not the trailing arms. I had those replaced with...

Not the trailing arms. I had those replaced with the Source Engineering built arms in 2008 I think it was.
Thanks for the follow up though.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
We have a cracked frame rail on the curbside in...

We have a cracked frame rail on the curbside in the forward part of the rear wheel well. Where crack is a 1 inch Large gap has opened up. Rear of Motorhome sagging.
Have a Welder fabricator...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-25-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
I haven't sent a private message to Harley 1994...

I haven't sent a private message to Harley 1994 yet but I will. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
Thanks for the suggestion. I will call them in...

Thanks for the suggestion. I will call them in morning.8
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
Good thought on the ride height valves but it's...

Good thought on the ride height valves but it's not just one side, both sides in the back are sagging. I will look in the morning but I fear its something more serious.
Appreciate the help.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-23-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,077
Posted By Letsgoagain
Big time problem. Need a Phoenix repair shop recommendation.

Hello,
We are currently in Phoenix AZ. Have been traveling cross country from FL to CA.
The last couple days started noticing weird stuff happening. Mud flap started dragging the ground,...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-12-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By Letsgoagain
Hello again, I noticed that I have a squeal...

Hello again,
I noticed that I have a squeal in one of the belts when I shut the engine down.
Per my previous posts I just changed both belts and the tensioner on the serpentine belt.
I don't...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-12-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By Letsgoagain
Hello, I went back with the same type of...

Hello,
I went back with the same type of receptacle. I am concerned with what caused the problem to begin with. I just went out and looked at the microwave cord plug and one of the prongs has a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By Letsgoagain
Well that was fun. Got the receptacle changed...

Well that was fun. Got the receptacle changed out. Took me a while to figure out that I had to drive the wires into the pinch points so it would cut through the insulation to make contact with the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By Letsgoagain
twinboat, You brought up a good point. The...

twinboat,
You brought up a good point. The existing one is rated 15amp- 125 Volts. It is a dedicated single plug receptacle in a cabinet for the microwave only. Has me wondering if a 20 amp...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By Letsgoagain
Okay I see the difference, The existing plug is...

Okay I see the difference, The existing plug is in a self contained box with a snap off back. A residential receptacle from Lowes would require me installing a box and then a receptacle inside the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-09-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,490
Posted By Letsgoagain
RV electrical outlets. Any difference?

Noticed the electrical outlet where our microwave is plugged in had a burnt area around one of the plug holes.
I'm going to change the outlet out with one from Lowes unless someone tells me there...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-07-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By Letsgoagain
This is a follow up to an earlier post in this...

This is a follow up to an earlier post in this thread where I was going to do the belts and tensioner change on our 2004 Holiday Rambler Ambassador 8.3 Cummins with a rear radiator.
I have...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-27-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,914
Posted By Letsgoagain
Well this is a follow up. I called Cummins and...

Well this is a follow up. I called Cummins and ordered a genuine Cummins belt tensioner yesterday. $136.00 for the tensioner.
I received it just a bit ago. I open the genuine Cummins box and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-27-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Letsgoagain
CountryB, Thanks for the heads up.

CountryB,
Thanks for the heads up.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-27-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By Letsgoagain
USAF Wings, Okay I'm thinking through your...

USAF Wings,
Okay I'm thinking through your description of how to do this.
The fan and spacers screw into the pulley with the four bolts. By creating the separation between the fan, spacers and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-27-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Letsgoagain
Changing the A/C belt, getting it over the fan.

I have a 2004 holiday rambler ambassador with the 330 ISC that has the rear radiator. I've decided to change the belts and tensioner myself but first have to get the A/C belt off the compressor on...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-26-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,123
Posted By Letsgoagain
Just found this post. Getting ready to change my...

Just found this post. Getting ready to change my air conditioner and serpentine belt. Even though I have a ISC 330 engine it got me to thinking maybe the air conditioner belt might be the hard one...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-26-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By Letsgoagain
Hello, Did you ever find a replacement for...

Hello,
Did you ever find a replacement for the adjuster in the photo?
I'm getting ready to change my belts and the first step is to loosen this adjuster on the air conditioner so I can remove...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-24-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,914
Posted By Letsgoagain
Who makes Cummins belt tensioners?

Getting ready to change belts and belt tensioner and have been reading all the posts I can find about it.
Several times posters have commented to make sure you get a "genuine cummins belt...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By Letsgoagain
Had success this morning getting the stubborn...

Had success this morning getting the stubborn ujoint to take grease.
I rotated the driveshaft another 90 degrees and started pumping the grease in. Got some fresh grease in one section of the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By Letsgoagain
Okay, this morning I loaded everything I would...

Okay, this morning I loaded everything I would need and off to the storage yard to try and get the last joint to purge grease.
I tried the tapping the clogged joint while pumping grease in. Glad I...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-22-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Letsgoagain
I solved the stop engine light problem. It was as...

I solved the stop engine light problem. It was as I thought set off by a bad low coolant sensor in the coolant tank.
I drained the coolant below the sensor and installed a new sensor.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-21-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By Letsgoagain
Good flow through the zerk fittings. I will try...

Good flow through the zerk fittings. I will try tapping on the joint thats not taking grease while I apply the pressure from the grease gun. If that doesn't work I will loosen the plate. I have...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-21-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,399
Posted By Letsgoagain
Driveshaft ujoint greasing, one joint won't take grease.

Was greasing the Ujoints this morning and one of the four forward joints wouldn't purge grease. I tried both zero fittings and they both purge grease to the other three joints but the fourth won't...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-20-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Letsgoagain
That's exactly it with locking washer and...

That's exactly it with locking washer and mounting nut. I will order that just in case. You never know.
I never would have come up with the proper name of it. Thanks for your research.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-20-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Letsgoagain
CountryB, The link you sent looks very close...

CountryB,
The link you sent looks very close to the bushing with the mounting locking washer and nut. I will attempt to attach the photo of my old bushing.
I made the repair this morning with...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-19-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Letsgoagain
Hadn't thought of a auto parts store or...

Hadn't thought of a auto parts store or hydraulics shop. I'll give them a try tomorrow.
Thanks.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-19-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Letsgoagain
arcaguy, I forgot to include that in my list....

arcaguy,
I forgot to include that in my list. I did try a truck repair shop and they thought I would probably find it at a hardware store
Thanks for the reply though.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-19-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 324
Posted By Letsgoagain
Rear air tank drain brass fitting.

On our motorhome the rear air tank drain is mounted on a bracket to the right of the hitch.
The drain consists of a brass valve, brass bushing and brass air line quick connect. The brass valve...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-19-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By Letsgoagain
I finally crawled under the back of the motorhome...

I finally crawled under the back of the motorhome today to again look and see if I could see the belt tensioner and the general difficulty I might encounter trying to change the belts and the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-18-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By Letsgoagain
Answered my own question I believe. The...

Answered my own question I believe. The tensioner may be somewhat easy to change however I revisited a old post from back in Sept. of 2009 where I asked about changing the serpentine belts.
A...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-17-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,152
Posted By Letsgoagain
Anyone change the serpentine belt and tensioner on a ISC 8.3 rear radiator engine.=?

I have been hearing a squeak, squeak, squeak or chirp, chirp chirp from the engine area for the last couple of thousand miles. I haven't pin pointed the noise yet but after reading some other posts...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-16-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By Letsgoagain
About 10 years ago our passenger side sun visor...

About 10 years ago our passenger side sun visor fell after hitting a big jolt in the road. The tabs on the visor where the mounting screws go through broke like yours and the others. I was on the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,278
Posted By Letsgoagain
We went to JC Penny and found some pleated drapes...

We went to JC Penny and found some pleated drapes with the black out already in them. They were 84 inches long. Paid around $90.00 for them. Bought 4 packs of glide tape that has the clips in them...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-14-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Letsgoagain
Pulled the air line out. You were right. Lord...

Pulled the air line out. You were right. Lord no wonder it was leaking. From the factory the line was cut and installed at a 45 degree or so angle. :nonono: I cut it off nice and clean and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-14-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Letsgoagain
broadrun, Thanks for the reply. I haven't...

broadrun,
Thanks for the reply. I haven't had any power loss that would indicate I might have a fuel problem. Of course with the Stop engine light the engine will derate after that.
I'm...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-13-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Letsgoagain
How do you clear or reset code or Stop engine light?

Had a sensor low coolant conditio(per Silverleaf) set off the Stop engine light. Can't get the Stop engine light from periodically lighting up now. Coolant wasn't actually low but was tripped by the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-13-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By Letsgoagain
donnahill, Now this is strange because I just...

donnahill,
Now this is strange because I just logged on to post a very similar problem I'm having.
In my case we were leaving Gatlinburg TN and were on some curvy hilly two lane backroads and...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-09-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Letsgoagain
Happycarz, Thanks for the tutorial. Hadn't...

Happycarz,
Thanks for the tutorial. Hadn't really thought about the end of the air line getting roughed up enough to keep it from sealing. I need to get me some of those razor cut pliers to make...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-08-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Letsgoagain
CountryB, Mine doesn't look exactly the same...

CountryB,
Mine doesn't look exactly the same but similar. I do have a air operated step cover and where I lost the visual on tracing the air lines makes me think they were headed in that...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-08-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Letsgoagain
Help identifying a air valve.

Hello,
Does anyone know what a small black box with 3 air lines and I think a solenoid in it is. Its located in the front drivers side compartment where the front fuse box is located. It has...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-08-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Letsgoagain
Thanks for the reply. Thats what I'm thinking,...

Thanks for the reply. Thats what I'm thinking, that something has worn through and is now shorting out. Logic tells me to look at the recent rewiring of the towing hook ups but haven't found...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-08-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By Letsgoagain
Turn signal and flasher fuses blew. Wondering why, and where to look.

Last September I had trouble with tail, turn, brake and running lights while on a trip back from California. As result I took it to Alliance coach in Wildwood, FL and they reworked the whole towing...
Forum: Roadmaster Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-31-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,097
Posted By Letsgoagain
CountryB, The pictures of the tools will help...

CountryB,
The pictures of the tools will help me know what I'm looking for. Thanks for that.
I'm kind of wondering if I shouldn't just take it to Josam's in Orlando and just see if they can...
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