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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-12-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By MEWright
I am a member of the DOIA but I hate the relay...

I am a member of the DOIA but I hate the relay chat. It is so poor that I no longer even try to use it. The IRC format is old and confusing. I wish they would use an engine like this one.

I have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,377
Posted By MEWright
I just replaced my front AC unit on my 40G. We do...

I just replaced my front AC unit on my 40G. We do have 3 units so my situation is different but they are all similar.

I am doing the following things to help mine cool better;

I am replacing...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-22-2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,377
Posted By MEWright
The temp splits in home/residential unit are...

The temp splits in home/residential unit are greater than the splits on window units or RV units. Residential units can see 20 to 40 (averages are about 25 with older R22 units) degree splits between...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-21-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By MEWright
Has anyone else removed this table that might...

Has anyone else removed this table that might still have the lift mechanism?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-15-2021, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By MEWright
Do you still have the table base?

Do you still have the table base?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-15-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By MEWright
2014 40G U dinette table

I have a 2014 40G with a U shaped dinette table. The unit will swivel and lower to create a "bed"..

The latch/ locking mechanism is no longer holding the table in the UP position.

Has anyone...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By MEWright
BYPASS valve was on but must have had debris in...

BYPASS valve was on but must have had debris in it. I opened and closed it several times with the hot was open in the water bay and it started running fine. Is working at all fixtures.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By MEWright
No Hot Water 2014 Discovery 40G

I can hear the gas lighting and running for the instant on water heater but I am not getting hot water to any fixture.. No leaks, just no hot water.

2014 Dicovery 40G with electric and gas water...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-24-2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By MEWright
Follow up on original post

As I mentioned, I have arrived at campgrounds late and found that the only way to reach the poles was by the use of heavy gauge extension cords. The times I have needed one, the CG owner had a few...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-23-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By MEWright
50 AMP 50' Extension cord

We have a 50' 50A power cord on an auto reel in our power bay.

Over 2 years I have needed an extension cord a few times due to the location the CG placed the power risers but I could not justify...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2020, 06:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,861
Posted By MEWright
What repairs kit have you had success with. I am...

What repairs kit have you had success with. I am looking to add this to my kit. I just (having it done now) replaced my windshield from a rock chip that ran 2 feet on our way home form a trip. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,861
Posted By MEWright
https://www.irv2.com/forums/f258/what-do-you-carry...

https://www.irv2.com/forums/f258/what-do-you-carry-on-your-rv-and-do-you-have-a-trip-check-list-its-a-long-post-456883.html
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,861
Posted By MEWright
What to take from home?

I did a nice spreadsheet you can find here about a year ago. Its kinda nuts so take out of it what you want. I do a printed check list for everything, leaving the house, arriving at a CG, leaving the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-12-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By MEWright
Following, I recently upgraded my sim as well....

Following, I recently upgraded my sim as well. Looks like I may be replacing the nav with something better. We used the RM to navigate to VA recently and more than once it had us on road we never...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-16-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By MEWright
Following this intently

Looking forward to hearing options on this.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-13-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
American Coach: Fresh water tank cleaning
Views: 1,166
Posted By MEWright
We try to only fill ours with water from home

We drain ours every time we get home, rinse it and sanitize it every 6 months. 1 cup of bleach fill the tank, run the faucets drain everything. The remaining will be bleach solution that does not...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 12-13-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By MEWright
Is he planing on going trough Denver or Utah and...

Is he planing on going trough Denver or Utah and across to SW CO? Pretty vague question with many routes.
Forum: New Member Check-In 12-13-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By MEWright
Welcome

Welcome
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-13-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By MEWright
My 2 cents

Read my blog and posts about our first and subsequent purchase. The dealership I used in TX is AMAZING and I will never consider purchasing anything from anywhere else. PM me if you would like their...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-13-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By MEWright
12V plugs working

I got the dash 12V plugs working again, loose connection behind the fuse panel. The power step cover inside the coach that we use to make the entire floor inside the coach flat in front of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-18-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 724
Posted By MEWright
Getting over cold Feet and a heater solution for my wet bay

We have had or Fleetwood Discovery 40G for a year now. Last Thanksgiving we went on our first semi-cold trip. I could not keep my feet warm, Heat on full furnace mode, wool socks, Uggs, a blanket...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-07-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,462
Posted By MEWright
I carry a leaf blower and an extendable limb...

I carry a leaf blower and an extendable limb lopper/cutter pole saw with a rope pull down lopper. I have had to trim a few limbs in tight spaces. I use the blower at 90% of the camp sites. Easy to...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-19-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By MEWright
This is the interior step cover, Not the exterior...

This is the interior step cover, Not the exterior steps. It is used while driving the make the floor level in front of the passenger, but yes it requires the ignition to be on to extend or retract....
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-17-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 942
Posted By MEWright
Electrical issue need help solving

So we lost some electrical items;
1. Power step cover
Everything else on the selector board still works, Awnings, drivers side slide just no step cover

2. Both 12V plugs in the dash
...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-06-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By MEWright
Drain hole was fully clogged on drivers side and...

Drain hole was fully clogged on drivers side and partially on passenger side. Both are clean now. Thank for the help. Once again IRV2 saved a trip to the dealership.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-01-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By MEWright
2014 Fleetwood Discovery 40G.. There are not any...

2014 Fleetwood Discovery 40G.. There are not any inside bezels. Complete unit sites on roof with ducts in ceiling. I am sure there is a roof gasket though, I will look into that but it has never...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-29-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By MEWright
Front A/C leaking water inside through Return air vents

We took the coach out last weekend for a quick trip to Round Top TX for a local antique event.

Some background;
We keep the 40G beside the house plugged into a 50a dedicated circuit
typically...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-15-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,436
Posted By MEWright
We do take that into consideration and will run...

We do take that into consideration and will run off shore power as long as necessary to not upset others. But if I am sitting still and the engine is running it is always in High idle. We had a huge...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,436
Posted By MEWright
To everyone that had an opinion about my lists. ...

To everyone that had an opinion about my lists.

Sorry, I did not make them for you. I made them for me so while I was learning my coach I would not screw it up. I would rather take my time,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-14-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,436
Posted By MEWright
YEP, DP.. Fast idle is not to warm up the motor....

YEP, DP.. Fast idle is not to warm up the motor. It is to keep the DPF Filters from clogging and going into a regen mode. I can do that entire list in 20 min.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,436
Posted By MEWright
If anyone wants the word docs for these send me a...

If anyone wants the word docs for these send me a PM with your email. I will send them to you. :thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-13-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,436
Posted By MEWright
What do you carry on your RV and do you have a trip check list? ITS A LONG POST...

I printed and laminated the Pre Flight Checklist. It is in my overhead compartment with a dry erase marker. My daughter reads it line by live waiting for a go-no go reply so she can check them off....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-07-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,803
Posted By MEWright
Following this intently

I wanted to know the same thing.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 07-07-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By MEWright
Issue RESOLVED

after ordering a few different waterproof plug options, a waterproof heat shrink crimp connector kit, a small butane torch to solder the wires and seal the heat shrink material and a pair of heat...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 06-12-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By MEWright
enjoy your trip

I would highly recommended a detour if you have time to the Diamond mines (Crater of Diamonds state park) in ARK. The state park there is by far the nicest park we have stayed in since we purchased...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-10-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By MEWright
Yall rock, thanks for the info. I will get back...

Yall rock, thanks for the info. I will get back under it tomorrow and look for the third plug. I will update tomorrow.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By MEWright
Found 3 wires that have been eaten

Luckily I found the pieces under the coach and will need to replace the plug ends. Would like to know what they are if anyone can identify,

1st was water separator sensor. NP I know that one.
...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-07-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By MEWright
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-06-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By MEWright
Repairs--Or process prior to starting repairs or starting coach

The connector is eaten, the two ends still appear to be ok nad appear to be just "pulled out" of the femal. Once the connector has been located and replaced and the female for the 2 males are...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-05-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By MEWright
Found the plugs ends

I found replacement ends on Amazon Prime 9.99, will have tomorrow. Then the hunt begins. Pretty sure its from the back half of the coach...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-29-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,084
Posted By MEWright
Anyone recognize this piece (or whats left of it) Get a new puppy they said--It will

Looks like our new puppy went under the coach (2014 40G) and found or created a loose wire and freed the coach of it. Need to determine what it is, what is is for and where to get a new one.



...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 04-24-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,312
Posted By MEWright
Overnighting in Cabelas in Thornton CO

Has anyone spent the night in the Cabelas lot in Thornton CO? Driving through in a few weeks and would like to stay there one night. Looking for replies from people that have stayed at that location....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-03-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,539
Posted By MEWright
Now dont go and get all upset.. I think he was...

Now dont go and get all upset.. I think he was referring to the stripe as a "Yuppie Stripe" like the old Lactose Polo shirts,, Lets go with that :thumb: ..

And it may be dangerous to use but dont...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 02-26-2019, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 979
Posted By MEWright
Welcome

Welcome to the forum. I am sure you will get plenty of sound options shortly. This forum has helped me greatly get through my first year of questions about our new coach. Best of luck. I will be...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-30-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By MEWright
They came from the factory with them. You might...

They came from the factory with them. You might be ale to purchase something similar or even get these from a Fleetwood dealer.

I found these in about 30 seconds
...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-27-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,994
Posted By MEWright
Pics of ours

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233158
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 01-16-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By MEWright
Tire Chains on DP's

If you have a DP -non tag axle and you have run chains do you;

1. Run them on all 4 rear tires
2. or just on the outside 2 tires


What type do you use;
Chains or cables?
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-15-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By MEWright
When we got ours I went online and searched for...

When we got ours I went online and searched for top ten must have RV items, found about 100 lists, copied them all then made a top ten list for my needs. It was great to read what other needed and I...
Forum: New Member Check-In 01-13-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 395
Posted By MEWright
Go to Crater of Diamonds for your first trip....

Go to Crater of Diamonds for your first trip. Awesome back in spots, easy access, wide lanes, cable, 50amp service, close-ish to Wally world for the 5million things you will need to run and get.

...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-13-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,521
Posted By MEWright
You can call the mfg and ask if its had service...

You can call the mfg and ask if its had service done at dealerships. I ran into this and its a long story, read my blog about it.

in a nutshell they are not like ford, chevy dodge. Each...
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