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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-10-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,302
Posted By xv108
My previous RV was a 2000 Itasca Suncruiser 35U...

My previous RV was a 2000 Itasca Suncruiser 35U ....probably very similar to your son's. When plugged in to a 20 amp circuit, he needs to set the SMART EMS system lower . The panel for the smart EMS...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-22-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,151
Posted By xv108
Your manual should have a section on how to...

Your manual should have a section on how to operate the engine or exhaust brake. I suspect there should be a light come on the dash when the brake engages (does it come on ?) . You might check for a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,207
Posted By xv108
I too live in Ontario and the weather this time...

I too live in Ontario and the weather this time of year is unpredictable....it could be balmy in Ottawa for another month and then again it can get pretty cold. So if you decide to not winterize, you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 597
Posted By xv108
A surge protector is a good idea but probably...

A surge protector is a good idea but probably wouldn't have made any difference in this case. I suspect your house circuit is 15 or 20 amps and a 35 foot motor home will try to use a lot more than...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-30-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,909
Posted By xv108
On my RV the first door on the driver side has...

On my RV the first door on the driver side has the fuse compartment. There is one clearly labeled "BRK DIODE". It looks like a regular fuse but it has the electrical symbol for a diode on it. That's...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-29-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,909
Posted By xv108
Good comments. Like most questions about motor...

Good comments. Like most questions about motor homes, the answer is "it depends". I have a Newmar about the same vintage as yours (OP) and I went through the learning curve last year. I suspect you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,062
Posted By xv108
I have a much older unit than you but it probably...

I have a much older unit than you but it probably functions in a similar way. The control (part of the thermostat) says " Heat AC Fan Furnace" . To engage the heat pumps set it on "heat" . To engage...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-07-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,925
Posted By xv108
water softner

Experience in Arizona last winter... water was extremely hard. Dishes spotted and dishwasher coated with white powder. Purchased a portable unit from Camping world when it was on sale. Big...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-15-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By xv108
Looks like mine. Essex model 1600. Might have to...

Looks like mine. Essex model 1600. Might have to replace it with Essex model 1700. You can order direct from Essex.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-08-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,882
Posted By xv108
Tire gauge with "straight foot"

I had the same problem accessing the inner dual tire valve with a standard tire gauge.... could never get a good reading. Noticed the tire guys that repaired a tire for me had a different gauge...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-13-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By xv108
Just a follow up.... Roam has been rebranded as...

Just a follow up....
Roam has been rebranded as Otono. I did find a contact telephone number for Otono on the internet.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-05-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By xv108
Thankyou, tried that number.... just automated...

Thankyou, tried that number.... just automated messages...no human.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-05-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By xv108
Roam Mobility contact number

I have Roam Mobility cell phone service from BC Canada to use in USA . It is a good plan for snowbirds...reasonable price and unlimited data. However, I am having an issue with data and need to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-27-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,956
Posted By xv108
My system has controls in the bathroom cabinet...

My system has controls in the bathroom cabinet (dials) and menu driven controls at the front of the coach. If I remember correctly a setting in the menu makes it the overriding control ( I could be...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-25-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,459
Posted By xv108
Paint or Wrap Trailer to match?

I tow a 24 foot enclosed trailer for the car. It is relatively new ...no rust or dents, but it is bright white so doesn't match the motorhome very well. I've seen some nice units where the trailer is...
Forum: iRV2 Owners Registry 10-19-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By xv108
2005 Newmar Mountain Aire 4301

2005 Newmar Mountain Aire 4301 (2016-10-19 21:52:34)
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-14-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,322
Posted By xv108
One of the first repairs on my previous motorhome...

One of the first repairs on my previous motorhome was to replace these valves. They are inexpensive ($12-15 if I remember correctly). They are knife valves and come with short push-pull handles....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,959
Posted By xv108
This coach is on a Spartan chassis....not...

This coach is on a Spartan chassis....not Freightliner. I guess that makes it even more confusing. My switch looks like this:

I did some further testing. With the ignition on but the engine not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,959
Posted By xv108
My tag axle does not have "passive...

My tag axle does not have "passive steer".....there is no "auto" setting. Further, there is no "tag dumped" message.

I can't hear anything dumping when outside, but I tested it inside the building...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,959
Posted By xv108
Tag axle air dump operation

Trying to get a handle on how this works. I understand the idea is to dump the air bags on the tag when making sharp turns.

In reverse gear, the documentation says the air will automatically dump....
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 08-17-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,121
Posted By xv108
Advantage of a trailer is that you can reverse if...

Advantage of a trailer is that you can reverse if you get into a situation where you need to. Enclosed trailer saves wear and tear on the vehicle. Also an enclosed trailer might be used as a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-16-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,926
Posted By xv108
Change Flooring Carpet to ??

My wife is a bit of a clean freak and we travel with 2 small dogs. It is a bit of work to keep the carpet clean, particularly in sandy RV parks. I understand that changing out carpets for something...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By xv108
Good input. Based on the comments, I will...

Good input. Based on the comments, I will temporarily disable the engine brake from talking to the stoplight solenoid. This is a 5 second fix because the connection is visible in the DILL block in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By xv108
I just recently purchased the MADP ....previously...

I just recently purchased the MADP ....previously owned an Itasca Suncruiser with a Ford V10. First trip I took with the trailer I stopped at a Tim Horton's (Canadian thing ,,, eh!) and the trailer...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2016, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By xv108
I like your suggestion - this would be similar to...

I like your suggestion - this would be similar to slowing down a motorcycle using the engine...tap the brakes to let following drivers know you are slowing.

I am not a mechanic nor an electrician,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-09-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,958
Posted By xv108
Engine Brake triggers Brake Controller

2005 MADP 4301 towing trailer with electric brakes. I noticed that when the engine brake kicks in the lights on my brake controller light up indicating trailer brakes are activated. Looking at the...
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