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Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 03-09-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,246
Posted By Wanderer23
Totally resolved the refrigerator issue. Just got...

Totally resolved the refrigerator issue. Just got the coach back from the dealer where I bought it. New residential refrigerator installed. Had to remove the windshield to do it but wow, what a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-04-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Wanderer23
House Battery Safety Question

07 Tradition 42V

Can I replace my 12v "marine deep cycle" (maintenance free) house batteries with deep cycle Trojan T-105Plus 6v batteries w/o fear of any potential explosion, etc? The bay they...
Forum: Going Green 01-31-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By Wanderer23
Thanks. I have easy access to my 4 house...

Thanks. I have easy access to my 4 house batteries. Currently they are 12v Group 31 maintenance free. I just am struggling which way to go to replace them. They were new in 2018 and just don't hold a...
Forum: Going Green 01-31-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By Wanderer23
What about 4D size batteries? Can 2 of those be...

What about 4D size batteries? Can 2 of those be used instead of 4 6v or 12v batteries. Price seems comparable, weight is about the same and less wiring.

Just wondering.
Forum: Going Green 01-29-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By Wanderer23
For a limited budget, are Trojan T-105 flooded...

For a limited budget, are Trojan T-105 flooded batteries OK? Significant price difference for AGMs.

Just wondering.....
Forum: Going Green 01-25-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,652
Posted By Wanderer23
6V vs 12V

The "maintenance free" 12v batteries (4) that came with my coach aren't holding a charge. I need to change them. Is it better to change to 6 volt batteries? Is if difficult to "rewire" them system?...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-09-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Wanderer23
Dometic NDA 1402 Ice Maker

Is it OK to remove the ice maker from my 1402 refrigerator and still have the freezer work normally? I need to repair the existing frig because I don't think a Samsung RF18 will be able to be...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-29-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,246
Posted By Wanderer23
I really want to go through the door for removal...

I really want to go through the door for removal and installation. Don't even want the windshield removed, etc in cold weather. I have room to get one thru the door with only a concern regarding the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-29-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,246
Posted By Wanderer23
I looked at that GE unit. Looked good until I...

I looked at that GE unit. Looked good until I reviewed Haier.....ugh.

Seems they are all questionable regarding reliability and service after the sale is not good for sure.

Guess its a roll of...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-29-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,246
Posted By Wanderer23
Now for the confusion! Looked at the RF 18...

Now for the confusion!

Looked at the RF 18 and it looked fine, BUT I started to reading the 2018 reviews from various non RV sites and it gets rated at a 1 out of 5 and most say that's even high. ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-28-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,246
Posted By Wanderer23
Refrigerator Upgrade

2007 American Tradition 42V

We currently have a Dometic NDA 1402 refrigerator that does work. We are pondering if we should change it out for a Samsung RF18 residential unit. We are going full...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-29-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By Wanderer23
Powergear leg only goes down

Installed my Snap Pads yesterday. All went well until I tried retracting the drivers side front jack. Went down fine, but when pushing button to retract it went down farther. Coach in neutral...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-13-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By Wanderer23
Front Steer Axle Hub Repair/Oil Change

Is it just the simple task of rotating the wheel to get the pipe plug facing down and letting the oil drain out?

Is the correct oil 80/90 wt gear oil or a special hub oil?

Newbie, first time...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-06-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,403
Posted By Wanderer23
Bummer, address/domicile will be Texas

Bummer, address/domicile will be Texas
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-06-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,403
Posted By Wanderer23
Yes. Samsung Galaxy 7 and Galaxy 8. But only 2GB...

Yes. Samsung Galaxy 7 and Galaxy 8. But only 2GB of data limit.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-05-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,403
Posted By Wanderer23
Thanks! If I purchase a MIFI device, do I...

Thanks!

If I purchase a MIFI device, do I need to buy a separate data plan for it? I've read where you insert Sim cards. Are these cards removed from the cellphones and then inserted into the mifi...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-05-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,403
Posted By Wanderer23
Hopelessly Confused

I must readily admit that I'm technically challenged to say the least. And no spring chicken either.

We are going full time and have read numerous articles about how to possibly improve cell...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 08-21-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 735
Posted By Wanderer23
Campground Safety

We plan to go fulltime within the next year. It appears the camping lifestyle is certainly changing with more and more folks heading out on the road. Vast majority are good folks, but like the rest...
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-21-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Wanderer23
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-20-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Wanderer23
Here's photos of this "latch" I need for the...

Here's photos of this "latch" I need for the outside vent.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 08-18-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Wanderer23
Outside Side Refrigerator Vent Cover

Does anyone know where to obtain the small 1/4 turn rubber devices at the lower corners of the outside side vent cover? The ones you twist to remove and install the vent.

Can't seem to find...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Wanderer23
Thank you. Seems like planning, planning and...

Thank you. Seems like planning, planning and calling ahead to "confirm" sizes. Google Earth sounds like a plan too.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-08-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Wanderer23
Campground Rig Length Data

When a campground lists lengths for a specific sites, is that just for,in this case a MH, or MH and toad combined?

I'll be pushing 65' overall length.

Thanks
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-06-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
American Coach: HELP! Front Air ZERO
Views: 540
Posted By Wanderer23
UPDATE: For anyone needing to replace that...

UPDATE:

For anyone needing to replace that push connector adapter that is part of the supply system behind the start up light dash panel for the dash low air warning lights, buzzer and dials, here...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-05-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
American Coach: HELP! Front Air ZERO
Views: 540
Posted By Wanderer23
The black part on the other airline going into...

The black part on the other airline going into the panel is what appears to hold the airline in the back of the panel.

Naturally, the tube insert goes into the airline.

On the panel side where...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-04-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
American Coach: HELP! Front Air ZERO
Views: 540
Posted By Wanderer23
Photo is the parts

Photo is the parts
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 08-04-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
American Coach: HELP! Front Air ZERO
Views: 540
Posted By Wanderer23
HELP! Front Air ZERO

An airline behind my startup indicator light panel blew off at the fitting. Its the front air and the pressure dropped to zero.

I pulled the panel and it appears the push on fitting came apart....
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-24-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,988
Posted By Wanderer23
Campground Surcharge

A friend stopped in yesterday and stated that California adds a 35% surcharge to out of state RV campers who plan to stay longer than a week or two.

Is this true or just another rumor?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-24-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Wanderer23
Towed Vehicle Tracking

How well does a towed vehicle track behind a motorhome?

43ft Class A with full size pickup....OAL 65ft, Demco tow bar

Just wait a extra second longer to make any turns and watch mirrors more...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-16-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Wanderer23
EZ Snap Windshield Cover

Has anyone used EZ Snap windshield covers?

They seem real easy to fit and install. Yup, I have to use a ladder but....

Agreed, they aren't Magna shades, but neither is the cost.


Just...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-04-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By Wanderer23
Yup, VERY annoying. Been searching the...

Yup, VERY annoying.

Been searching the internet to see if the slide motor brake can be adjusted.

Is it like a nut under the cover that could be tightened a little?

I don't want to pull off...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-04-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By Wanderer23
Slide Creeping Open While Driving

After driving about 30 miles, stopped for fuel and during my walk around I notice my one big living room slide had come out about a 1 inch at the bottom.

What would cause this and is it a simple...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-25-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Wanderer23
Last Ditch Effort

Smart wheel still dead even after performing diagnostic checks proposed by Spartan.

Now going to a install new controller, clock spring and steering wheel switch pad assembly. If that doesn't work...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-21-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Smart Wheel Dead Again !
Views: 3,773
Posted By Wanderer23
Anybody ever bypass the smart wheel and provide...

Anybody ever bypass the smart wheel and provide individual switches for the wipers, washers, horn, cruise control etc?

Spent hours working on this issue. Contacted Spartan and they were great and...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-21-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
American Coach: 2007 American tradition 42f
Views: 566
Posted By Wanderer23
As stated in other posts, crack open the front...

As stated in other posts, crack open the front hydraulic ram fitting, some fluid will come out, tighten it back up.

Worked for me just recently.

Opens fine now.

I did change the fluid...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-19-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By Wanderer23
Smart Wheel Dead Again 4th Time

Desperately need advice on this smart wheel. Worked sitting in the driveway. Headed to take my driving test, suddenly wheel is totally dead. Last time I got it working I pulled the decoder box...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-11-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Wanderer23
Traced that light wire by a tone tracer all the...

Traced that light wire by a tone tracer all the way to the bundle that goes thru the firewall on the passenger side. Generator slide is open so I have good access. I have a very strong signal there...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-08-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Wanderer23
Well the plot thickens. Re-contacted AC and...

Well the plot thickens. Re-contacted AC and explained the electrical schematics they supplied do not indicate the light over the dinette table.

Hmmmm they state its an aftermarket add on,...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-07-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Wanderer23
Removed the light assembly again. Rechecked the...

Removed the light assembly again. Rechecked the push button switch with a multimeter....it works perfect.

Disconnected light from lead in wires. Now only have the black and white wire coming...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-07-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Wanderer23
Pulled down the light....no power to it. ...

Pulled down the light....no power to it.

Schematics from AC don't even show that light nor the one in the bedroom rear closet.

Frustrated.....yup.

Just need to know where the 12v...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 06-06-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 913
Posted By Wanderer23
Dinette Table Light Not Working

2007 Tradition 42V

Directly over the dinette table is the sconce style 2 light assembly the shines down on the dinette. Now it has stopped working.

I replaced both bulbs but no power. I can't...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-06-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Wanderer23
Still have those blinking indications for engine...

Still have those blinking indications for engine maintenance. Tried everything mentioned by your suggestions. Even called TripTek......useless.

Checked my generator too. Full serviced 3 months...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 06-02-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Wanderer23
Hydraulic Spin On Filter Part Number

2007 American Tradition 42v, ISL 400

Trying to determine the part number of the spin on hydraulic filter with the gauge located back behind the air dryer on the passenger side at the very rear of...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-31-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By Wanderer23
My slide goes out ok but it rather jerky closing...

My slide goes out ok but it rather jerky closing and the pump sounds like its laboring especially the final 1/3 of the way closed.

Cleaned out the reservoir breather too...........clogged a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-29-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By Wanderer23
YES YES YES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just tried...

YES YES YES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just tried loosening the front hydraulic ram fitting described above. Slide is opening........noisy and rough as all get out, but its working. Now to figure out how...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-29-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By Wanderer23
Just wondering how much the "flush"...

Just wondering how much the "flush" cost...............
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-29-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By Wanderer23
My pump motor shakes and rattles like it is...

My pump motor shakes and rattles like it is coming apart........for just a few seconds then it totally stops. Doesn't matter which direction either.

FYI the part number replacement from REV Group...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-29-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,807
Posted By Wanderer23
Hydraulic Generator Slide Won't Open

Sigh...............another day another issue.

Generator slide won't open. Push the switch for "OUT"and just hear a clicking sound from the pump area for just a few seconds then stops. Push switch...
Forum: Cummins Engines 05-29-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By Wanderer23
How to clear engine maintenence code

When I start the coach and activate my backup camera the TripTek system shows an engine maintenance blinking column and a small blinking oil symbol in the upper corner of the screen.

Engine oil...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-29-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Smart Wheel Dead Again !
Views: 3,773
Posted By Wanderer23
Issue resolved! Totally removed the decoder...

Issue resolved!

Totally removed the decoder from under the step. Thoroughly cleaned the contact pins and sockets with electric contact cleaner. Carefully disassembled the decoder box and cleaned...
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