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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-11-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,845
Posted By dengraham
Clink, I have a 42E Meridian for sale if...

Clink,
I have a 42E Meridian for sale if interested. I would be interested in what you are paying. You can PM me.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-04-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,889
Posted By dengraham
My understanding from a dealer is the Itasca...

My understanding from a dealer is the Itasca dealers will become Winnebago dealers selling Ellipse, Meridian, etc. made by Winnebago.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-06-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 33,450
Posted By dengraham
Tom, The Toad Charge keeps your battery topped...

Tom,
The Toad Charge keeps your battery topped off so it does not drain as you are pulling the tow down the road. I took the hot wire from the six way cord coming into the toad. Here is their...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-02-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,467
Posted By dengraham
Brian, you are correct the Surge Guard Power...

Brian, you are correct the Surge Guard Power Protection DOES have a high/low protection. Car54 was talking about their Surgeguard Transfer Switch. The Transfer Switch/ Surgeguard Combo does NOT...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-01-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,467
Posted By dengraham
Car54, In your first post you note the low...

Car54,
In your first post you note the low voltage does not shut down your transfer switch. The SurgeGuard Transfer Switch does NOT have a high/low shutoff. It only has a high "surge" protection. ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 08-15-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 874
Posted By dengraham
I may be wrong but I think the 722 has one Hdmi...

I may be wrong but I think the 722 has one Hdmi and one coax output. If you use the Hdmi for your external TV then you indoor TV will only be Standard Definition. I have a hopper and Joey and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-15-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By dengraham
You are correct about being screwed to the back...

You are correct about being screwed to the back wall. That is Edgar the picture is showing. And those are the two screws you will need to remove. The other end of the bracket is held by the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-13-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By dengraham
I have not been in the Vista but the other units...

I have not been in the Vista but the other units are bolted at the bottom at the front with L brackets and held at very the top at the rear of the fridge with a light weight L bracket. This bracket...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-12-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 33,450
Posted By dengraham
Yoders2Go, I am sorry I missed your question. ...

Yoders2Go,
I am sorry I missed your question. I am currently in Fairbanks, Alaska on the Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Caravan. The barrels are a direct replacement; easy. Small 10mm wrench and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-04-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By dengraham
Thanks for the update. Glad you got it fixed. ...

Thanks for the update. Glad you got it fixed.
>> Dennis
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-26-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By dengraham
LynnD, Sure. It is a standard faucet available...

LynnD,
Sure. It is a standard faucet available at any hardware store. The other end is connected to a valve at the back of the toilet. It may be sticking because the head has a lot of calcium in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By dengraham
Tnteacherguy, I removed the black covers. The...

Tnteacherguy,
I removed the black covers. The rear one was working fine. The front one was jammed and the slide bar would not fully "unlock" (open). It would stop about 1/4 inch short of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-21-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By dengraham
Hmmm, I have the same problem but I am way up in...

Hmmm, I have the same problem but I am way up in Tok, Alaska. Is the slide lock switch the "key lock switch?" On my unit the key lock controls all the slides. The other slides work (Lippert) but...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 33,450
Posted By dengraham
Yoders2Go, Your friend is correct, I also...

Yoders2Go,
Your friend is correct, I also heard the “white” or “clear” barrels can get hot from the increased electrical current, then melt, and short out a lot of systems. I had to take out the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-04-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,594
Posted By dengraham
Jim, Yes the engine alternator will charge your...

Jim,
Yes the engine alternator will charge your house batteries as you drive down the road. The house batteries will run the inverter that will provide the 2 amps needed to keep the refrigerator...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 33,450
Posted By dengraham
Changes you have made to your Meridian or Journey??

CBreed, the 42E does not come with a remote compartment door lock system. You need to lock or unlock each door with a key. You will need to install electric actuators on each door, run 450 feet of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-03-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 658
Posted By dengraham
Replacement Red plastic latch on electric cord door flap

Ritz, I am at Forest City and can buy them for you and mail them if you are interested. How many do you need?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-23-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By dengraham
HHIDan I believe it is an internal transformer...

HHIDan
I believe it is an internal transformer so it would be hard to find a match.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-22-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By dengraham
Glad you got the fix. I think they got a bad...

Glad you got the fix. I think they got a bad batch of power transformers. Easy fix. You going to Alaska? I'll see you there.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-20-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By dengraham
Terry, That is just too funny! It sure beats...

Terry,
That is just too funny! It sure beats having two prongs stuck inside a socket. Did he cut a short extension cord or did he cut the cord off the DW coffee maker??? Just wondering. :)
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-20-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,794
Posted By dengraham
Call the company. There is a known problem...

Call the company. There is a known problem with the power transformer. Ask them to send you a new transformer. With the correct power it will work just fine.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-20-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,072
Posted By dengraham
How old are the batteries? They can read 12...

How old are the batteries? They can read 12 volts but have few amps available. One battery may be bad (and pulling down the amps). Everything you list points to a bad battery or not getting 12...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 925
Posted By dengraham
Techma will replace them for two years under...

Techma will replace them for two years under warranty (I think). I believe they are an enclosed unit. Give them a call and let us know for sure. (I am thinking around $300 for the unit and the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-07-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 708
Posted By dengraham
Gary, Interesting question. I assume you have...

Gary,
Interesting question. I assume you have an available vent on the roof to insert the a/c? You should call Winnebago and ask about the available reinforcements near the vent and confirm the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-07-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,293
Posted By dengraham
Rich, I appreciate your comments and your...

Rich,
I appreciate your comments and your perspective. Good point about the assembly process as I have heard about the problem of the box getting out of square before it was placed into the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-07-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,210
Posted By dengraham
Same thing happened to me. I just redid it with...

Same thing happened to me. I just redid it with a little rejex to soften it up. The trick is to use very little rejex and do not let it setup. Put it on and wipe it off. I have an electric buffer...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-07-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,072
Posted By dengraham
lunalupis, Do not give up. You need to find the...

lunalupis, Do not give up. You need to find the battery disconnect switch (sometimes called a "salesman switch"). It is usually located near the door entrance. It appears your switch may be in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-06-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,293
Posted By dengraham
Xboater I agree but Winnebago would also...

Xboater
I agree but Winnebago would also replace the floor because they built it. Think about the bad refrigerators. It is the refrigerator company that needed to fix or replace them. In this...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-05-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,293
Posted By dengraham
Hi Two-Niner, Good to hear from you. We will...

Hi Two-Niner,
Good to hear from you. We will miss GNR this year as we are going on the Winnebago Adventure Tours Alaska Caravan. Winnebago's official position is it the vendor's responsibility,...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-05-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,708
Posted By dengraham
As stated above a 50 Amp motor home will normally...

As stated above a 50 Amp motor home will normally have two legs and each leg will have a circuit for 50 Amps (for a total of 100 Amps). A 30 Amp post only can provide a total of 30 Amps. (Note: the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-05-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,293
Posted By dengraham
They would if they could but the Power Gear...

They would if they could but the Power Gear requires the hole (for the box) to be 1/2 inch larger. This would be hard to retrofit because of all the seals and molding and paint.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-04-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,293
Posted By dengraham
Bev& Keith, Please be assured the Schwintek...

Bev& Keith, Please be assured the Schwintek slide mechanism and the new PowerGear slide mechanism are, indeed, two different systems. They are both "in slide" mechanisms but are very much...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-03-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By dengraham
Or, is it coming from the little rubber valve...

Or, is it coming from the little rubber valve under the small bathroom sink?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-03-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 577
Posted By dengraham
Oh no. Call Winnebago. They had a bad batch...

Oh no. Call Winnebago. They had a bad batch of plastic pipe that was installed under the shower and bed. They will need to inspect it.
Or, it could be the vent on the roof pouring into the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-02-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,539
Posted By dengraham
Count me in as being excited about Windows 10. I...

Count me in as being excited about Windows 10. I have stayed on 7 (until a recent disk crash). I was a beta site for Windows 95 and have been waiting for the next really good release. I think 10...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-01-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 695
Posted By dengraham
Yes Bruce, You should clean them every...

Yes Bruce,


You should clean them every six months. I think there are nine of them. Here is a photo of the before and after:

...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 05-31-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,460
Posted By dengraham
The pump is a Ford pump and should be around $60....

The pump is a Ford pump and should be around $60. Don't pay $200
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-31-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,394
Posted By dengraham
Arne, The prior system may not have used the...

Arne,
The prior system may not have used the splitter if it was an older unit. If everything is working don't worry about it. The splitter was added when Direct went to a single wire. So is...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-31-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,492
Posted By dengraham
Cloudrnnr, If you really wan to improve the...

Cloudrnnr,
If you really wan to improve the ride, the feel, how smooth, and tight. You need the following:
What is a REK-206 Kit?
I never heard of it until December 2013. I quickly learned...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-31-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,227
Posted By dengraham
The grocery store is called Bull's and many...

The grocery store is called Bull's and many people stock up on Iowa pork while at GNR. Some fill their freezer. Bill's will cut them to size (like 3/4 or 1 inch) if you ask them.
Enjoy.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-31-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By dengraham
Jello, Congrats on your new motorhome. We...

Jello,
Congrats on your new motorhome. We did the same thing back in 2006. We went to a state outing without a motorhome and even went to GN R without one. We stayed at the local hotel and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-30-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By dengraham
Too funny. We go to Pigeon Forge every September...

Too funny. We go to Pigeon Forge every September except this year. We are going to Alaska. See you down the road but feel free to pm with any questions.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-30-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 33,450
Posted By dengraham
Hey pmgia, What does the HepvO waterless...

Hey pmgia,
What does the HepvO waterless sanitary valve do for you?? Make it easier to winterize?? Just wondering.
>> Dennis
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By dengraham
Hey tnteacherguy, Do you ever get back to...

Hey tnteacherguy,
Do you ever get back to Tennessee? I would be glad to help you with the installation, or at least show you what you are in for. I installed all the compartment locks and remote...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By dengraham
One item that had not been mentioned is your...

One item that had not been mentioned is your surge guard transfer switch does not protect you from high or low voltage. It only protects you for a spike. You really need both.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By dengraham
Yes, you can buy the keypad and wire harness from...

Yes, you can buy the keypad and wire harness from Trimark industries. It is a simple plug and play from the keypad to controller. The controller is located to the left of the steering column...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-28-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By dengraham
Don, I am told it is a good idea to unplug the...

Don,
I am told it is a good idea to unplug the DVR when you are traveling because it will prevent the disk from being bounced around. If you leave it plugged in, the disk will continue to look for...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-28-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By dengraham
Good news. Enjoy.

Good news. Enjoy.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-27-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By dengraham
Don, You may be able to connect to the single...

Don,
You may be able to connect to the single line if you only watch the TV and do not record any programs at the same time??
>> Dennis
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-26-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,293
Posted By dengraham
Don, I think the answer to your question is NO....

Don,
I think the answer to your question is NO. A hopper needs to be connected to the Solo Node. The Solo Node needs TWO lines coming from the Travler in order to be able to record from different...
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