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Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-08-2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,119
Posted By mchero
The mode model 320 is a time bomb. This toilet is...

The mode model 320 is a time bomb. This toilet is worthless! Yeah, works great for a couple years BUT it will get to the point where their is slack between the ball valve and pedal! The ball valve...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By mchero
Nice drawing. Does the allison get power directly...

Nice drawing. Does the allison get power directly from the chassis battery?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By mchero
I HOPE you document/tag EVERY cable connected to...

I HOPE you document/tag EVERY cable connected to those chassis batteries! Very easy to get just one wire connected incorrectly.
Keep us posted on your progress!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-16-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By mchero
Thanks digger!

Thanks digger!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-16-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By mchero
Talking Rich Yes, your house batteries should be...

Rich
Yes, your house batteries should be charging while driving. The B.C.C> (Battery Control Center) should see the charge voltage on your chassis battery and energize a solenoid that's connected...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-15-2020, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By mchero
Have a part number for that starter relay,? Don't...

Have a part number for that starter relay,? Don't think the guys at Autozone will know what Im asking for. Guess starter relay for 97 Ford chassis?
How many posts on that relay? I see the two big...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-15-2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 207
Posted By mchero
Talking 96 Southwind Starting Issue(s)

Was assisting fellow RV'er with a 1996 Southwind not starting.

First off, owner had chassis battery on charger overnight and when I arrived the chassis battery was at 11 volts! I suggested the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By mchero
I still have to pull it out of the bay and tale a...

I still have to pull it out of the bay and tale a closer look Mike. I have not given up on it "yet" LOL
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By mchero
I knew immediately that their was smarts inside...

I knew immediately that their was smarts inside the second I saw the four conductor cable. I'm also sure the case is glued so that one can open it
Im not sure if the internals are encased in some...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By mchero
Have you opened one up and looked inside Rooster?

Have you opened one up and looked inside Rooster?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By mchero
Same document on my web site + more.

Same document on my web site + more.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-11-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By mchero
I was thinking the same thing Mike. I believe (if...

I was thinking the same thing Mike. I believe (if i'm not mistaken) the case was glued shut. I would be surprised it they encase in the insides in some type of epoxy> Dam, yo got my curiosity up. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By mchero
Yes you can reprogram stop points w/o teaching...

Yes you can reprogram stop points w/o teaching pendant but its a REAL biotch! I think I'll dig out my pendant and see if I can pop her open and see if it an be reversed engineered. Will post my...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-10-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,058
Posted By mchero
TAPhillips, sent you a PM

TAPhillips, sent you a PM
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-27-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By mchero
I recall a couple years back you could call...

I recall a couple years back you could call Atwood and order a "head" but since being sold to Lippert that's a pipe dream now.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-26-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By mchero
Just what gear are you looking for? Complete...

Just what gear are you looking for? Complete your request. A number of gears in those jacks.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-22-2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,890
Posted By mchero
That 10k generator should easily run your AC's...

That 10k generator should easily run your AC's w/o overheating. Never had an overheating issue running both my AC's with 1485 hours.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By mchero
Might want to disconnect from shore power, start...

Might want to disconnect from shore power, start the rig and test the house battery voltage to make sure hour getting charging voltage to the house batteries. Those isolator solenoids do fail.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,747
Posted By mchero
Can you post old/new pics?

Can you post old/new pics?
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By mchero
Glad it worked out for you! Thanks for the...

Glad it worked out for you!
Thanks for the info.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-18-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By mchero
As soon as the stat calls for heat it should run...

As soon as the stat calls for heat it should run for 15 or so seconds to purge any lingering gasses then try to ignite the burner. Then when stat opens the burner should shut down but fan continue to...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,890
Posted By mchero
Good Job and great suggestion!

Good Job and great suggestion!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7
Discovery: 120V wiring diagram
Views: 354
Posted By mchero
Can't forget it in New Hampshire. I have found...

Can't forget it in New Hampshire. I have found some bad block heaters, even new.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,747
Posted By mchero
WOW Pretty sad not knowing if you DEF head is...

WOW
Pretty sad not knowing if you DEF head is going to fail. Been reading LOTS of posts on the subject. Not good!
Hang in their folks!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Discovery: 120V wiring diagram
Views: 354
Posted By mchero
Block heater should not trip the GFCI. Perhaps...

Block heater should not trip the GFCI. Perhaps it's failing.
Check resistance with meter between hot and ground on heater, you should get infinite, even if it is brand new it can be defective....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-18-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 266
Posted By mchero
Have you pulled/inspected the burner assembly?

Have you pulled/inspected the burner assembly?
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-18-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,432
Posted By mchero
If it would just be called what it is, a...

If it would just be called what it is, a disconnect switch their would be no confusion. Most of the oldtimers call it a Salesman switch.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-18-2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,432
Posted By mchero
I have a disconnect switch for both house and...

I have a disconnect switch for both house and chassis batteries. I don't have a Salesman switch.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-17-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By mchero
Daley What does it cost to replace those...

Daley
What does it cost to replace those Atwoods?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-17-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,091
Posted By mchero
X2! We had a guy pull into a spot next to us up...

X2!
We had a guy pull into a spot next to us up here in New Hampshire. He was contracting for a company. He was real quiet first couple of times we met. DW said to me "that guy does not talk much...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By mchero
Your going to have to find someone with EXCT rig...

Your going to have to find someone with EXCT rig to find out if it's used or not. Manufactures used same harness for different options. I have a number of loose connectors under my dash. You'll go...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-17-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By mchero
Accessories

Accessories
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-16-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 427
Posted By mchero
Looking from the bottom up. Follow the cable up...

Looking from the bottom up.
Follow the cable up starting at the connector. I see a clear piece of plastic with some type of lettering on it. Is that a label?
Also, that reservoir, is that for the...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 10-16-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By mchero
My DW got hooked on the convection microwave. One...

My DW got hooked on the convection microwave. One day she was getting ready to bake a cake and realized the microwave was not level. So, looks like I'll have some shimming to do! Figure I'll level...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-16-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,091
Posted By mchero
Plenty of others out their that like to carry on...

Plenty of others out their that like to carry on an intelligent conversation.
Thanks for the post.
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-16-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,407
Posted By mchero
Place in the Classifieds section please!

Place in the Classifieds section please!
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-16-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,432
Posted By mchero
I'm thinking the same as the last poster. If 4...

I'm thinking the same as the last poster. If 4 took that much water sounds to me they where boiled dry!
Before you go out and purchase replacements I suggest you look into why they where so low on...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-15-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,796
Posted By mchero
Thanks for the Mouser link. I have delt with them...

Thanks for the Mouser link. I have delt with them before. Amazing stock they maintain. I will keep that in my records.

Do you have a link for the VIN lookup?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-14-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Discovery: Top Line Ladder
Views: 356
Posted By mchero
My DW fount telescopic ladder online, paid...

My DW fount telescopic ladder online, paid something like 85$$ It's still going strong after 6 years

I ALWAYS check that each rung is latched B4 climbing

Have 1K in 4 high voltage panels....
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-13-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By mchero
Typically southern routes during winter and...

Typically southern routes during winter and northern routes during summer. I'd cut across texas up thru AZ. Don't want to get too far north this time of year.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-11-2020, 06:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,890
Posted By mchero
Read the thread I posted above. On that...

Read the thread I posted above. On that overheating issue the OP took his QD to an Onan shop who told him they did not know what was causing the overheating issue.
Sounds like the OP on this thread...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-11-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,890
Posted By mchero
-2 on the temp sensor Did you get the...

-2 on the temp sensor

Did you get the "Generator felt pretty hot," part on the OP's post.

Read the thread I posted above. On that overheating issue the OP took his QD to an Onan shop who told...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-11-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,890
Posted By mchero
Here's another Quietdiesel overheating thread....

Here's another Quietdiesel overheating thread. What's concerning here is that an Onan shop looked at it and had no clue what was going on.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-10-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,890
Posted By mchero
Did the OP state he had an over temp code? ...

Did the OP state he had an over temp code?

Might want to check the fan belt. They can glaze and slip. Might look good but slip and overheat.
Also, the panel on the generator next to the start...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-06-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By mchero
Just be thankful the step gearbox did not...

Just be thankful the step gearbox did not handgernade in the closed position. Kinda hard to get to when those steps are covering the motor!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-06-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By mchero
Thumbs up Scott nailed it. He's not kidding about pinch...

Scott nailed it.
He's not kidding about pinch points and such. Lay off to the side when watching. Over the many years and two rigs I have owned I never had any problems with my steps. As others...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 10-06-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By mchero
Take it into an Allison shop. Let us know what...

Take it into an Allison shop. Let us know what they tell you.
Hang in their.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-05-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By mchero
Might get a tad quicker response if you let us...

Might get a tad quicker response if you let us know the make model of the jacks.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-05-2020, 08:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By mchero
Did you read ANY of the troubleshooting guide...

Did you read ANY of the troubleshooting guide that Old-Biscuit suggested/provided way back in 9/19?
:banghead:

Read the Sequence of operation.
Put a positive lead from a voltmeter on the red...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-05-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,432
Posted By mchero
Arrow Not the proper way to test your Xantrex Freedom...

Not the proper way to test your Xantrex Freedom 458. If your temperature sensor is defective your charging voltage will not change.

It IS the proper way to test your temperature sensor IF your...
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