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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-13-2022, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By dxg0001
Yes, I was worried about not having enough...

Yes, I was worried about not having enough capacity and running out of water, especially since I decided not to install a boost pump (yet) to keep it simple. The water pressure here is only around 45...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By dxg0001
Agreed. I'm trying to use what's already in the...

Agreed. I'm trying to use what's already in the coach. I hate having to drill into the water tank even though that may be the only solution if I can't decipher the protocol.

Here is a simplified...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 375
Posted By dxg0001
Autofill issues & Reverse engineering the KIB V-Bus Protocol

We ended up at an RV park with really bad water so I decided to install a full house Reverse Osmosis system in my 2019 Ventana. There are several posts where people describe their installation but...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By dxg0001
Both the crome and wood had deteriorated so I...

Both the crome and wood had deteriorated so I didnít have much choice. I didnít think to try lime away so no way of knowing if that would have worked. I almost felt Newmar used a thread locker or...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-10-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By dxg0001
Just want to follow up to the benefit of others...

Just want to follow up to the benefit of others running into the same problem.

I tried some of the suggestions made but with no success. I eventually decided to use my little cordless Dremel to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-28-2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By dxg0001
Difficulties removing Shower Seat

I'm trying to replace our shower seat with a new one but I am unable to remove the old one. It seams the bolt that holds the seat in place has corroded and won't budge. I tried using an impact driver...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-07-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 31,291
Posted By dxg0001
Sorry if I missed it but I unable to find...

Sorry if I missed it but I unable to find instructions and/or zip files with the software this thread is talking about. I have most of the mentioned parts at hand except for the connectors. Where are...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2021, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By dxg0001
Thanks for posting the picture. Yeah, the...

Thanks for posting the picture. Yeah, the plumbing looks exactly the same and since you don't have any issues with water syphoning out, it shouldn't be the installation.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-05-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By dxg0001
Dometic Macerator Toilet Installation

We have 2 Dometic 8700 Masterflush toilets in our 2018 Ventana. Both toilets randomly drain all the water from the bowl after flushing. Note: we always use the setting that uses more water and is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-05-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By dxg0001
This might be too obvious but did you check your...

This might be too obvious but did you check your slide locks?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-23-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By dxg0001
Infinity Vinyl Flooring

We were considering adding the Infinity Vinyl Flooring to our slide as a remodel, but just read that Entegra is no longer using the product due to customer dissatisfaction. Can those of you who have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 39,315
Posted By dxg0001
1)Did anyone else have to provide their social...

1)Did anyone else have to provide their social security number?

2)Do you know if they do a credit check? Our credit is frozen after having my social security number stolen and being a victim of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,452
Posted By dxg0001
4.2 amps just for the EMS seems high. If I had to...

4.2 amps just for the EMS seems high. If I had to guess, removing the fuse just removed the measuring of the amp draw but not the actual load.

Again, just a guess. Perhaps you can find a way to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-13-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,364
Posted By dxg0001
Under "08 AGS Tech" settings, scroll to "AGS...

Under "08 AGS Tech" settings, scroll to "AGS Mode". There are two settings" RV or Other. Setting it to "Other" instead of RV will do what you are asking for.

As far as for the generator staying on...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-08-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,231
Posted By dxg0001
What was the safety recall? I looked but couldn't...

What was the safety recall? I looked but couldn't find anything.

I'm just wondering about it since on our 2018 Ventana both grommets where not properly installed. They where dangling on the valve...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-24-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,201
Posted By dxg0001
As far as I know, the stopping position can be...

As far as I know, the stopping position can be programmed via the 2 switches that are attached to the motor on the shade. Look at the manual for your MCD shade. The programming procedure is explained...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-28-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By dxg0001
Your New Aire may be different so what I'm...

Your New Aire may be different so what I'm telling you here may be of no help.

I have a base plate with 2 HDMI connectors in my electronics cabinet above the TV. One is marked Satellite, the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-15-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,697
Posted By dxg0001
I would not expect their Ventana having a Gray...

I would not expect their Ventana having a Gray Tank Rinse. Ours doesn't. This is indeed very curious.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-14-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,237
Posted By dxg0001
My neighbor in a Dutchstar has the same issue. In...

My neighbor in a Dutchstar has the same issue. In his case, it was the relay that switches the power to the elements. He just received a new one from Oasis and was going to replace it but noticed a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-02-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By dxg0001
Yes. According to Oasis it is a rare occurrence...

Yes. According to Oasis it is a rare occurrence and it will have to be replaced if tapping it does not fix it.

Thanks,
Dan
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 05-01-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By dxg0001
Unfortunately, the valve seems to be stuck again...

Unfortunately, the valve seems to be stuck again which means I have to get it replaced.

Anybody know how easy or difficult it is to replace that valve? I'd do it myself but I may not have the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-30-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,996
Posted By dxg0001
That may make sense. We noticed that it sometimes...

That may make sense. We noticed that it sometimes takes a long time for it to air up, usually after sitting for a week or longer. Going to fast idle takes care of it but it sounds like there is a...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-30-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,996
Posted By dxg0001
Anybody know this Warning Symbol?

Several times now, we see this symbol (and hear the waning sound) after starting the engine. It goes away after about 3 to 5 minutes. I looked everywhere but cannot find any documentation.

Thanks,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By dxg0001
There have been several threads on this issue...

There have been several threads on this issue about a year ago when the 2018s came out. Several people tried to reverse engineer Newmar's "feature" but we couldn't make it work like the manual...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-22-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By dxg0001
Just want to give an update on my Oasis issue. I...

Just want to give an update on my Oasis issue. I managed to contort myself into the basement and get to the valve in question. Hit it with a small hammer a few times which apparently fixed the issue....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-17-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By dxg0001
Bill, Was that all the tech did or did he...

Bill,

Was that all the tech did or did he eventually replace the valve?

Anybody know how to access the valve on a 2018 Ventana 4369? I assume I have to take out the half cargo tray, remove the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By dxg0001
Thanks Norm for the info and the link I believe...

Thanks Norm for the info and the link I believe that's exactly the problem I'm having. We have the half cargo slide so it doesn't look like it will be easy to get there but I will try to tap it. I'll...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-16-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By dxg0001
I'm coming from the north, either via I40 or I25....

I'm coming from the north, either via I40 or I25. Nearest truck stop is about 110 miles.

There is an Alon (which may now be a Valero) in Alto on 48 and Sun Valley. It looks like there is enough...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By dxg0001
My bypass switch is off so the suggestion about a...

My bypass switch is off so the suggestion about a stuck check valve makes the most sense to me. I got my hammer in hand, just need to know where I would find the valve?
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-15-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,311
Posted By dxg0001
Getting Hot under Kitchen Sink from Oasis

We usually leave the Oasis on AC 1 + 2 so we always have hot water. I never noticed this before but it is getting very hot underneath the sink area. As far as I can tell, the heat comes from the big...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 04-15-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By dxg0001
Gas Station near Ruidoso,NM for 44ft DP + Toad

We are heading to Ruidoso Motorhome Ranch this weekend and I always like to fill up as much as possible near my destination. I looked at the gas stations in Alto and Ruidoso on Google maps but they...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-10-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,046
Posted By dxg0001
I wish we could say the same but that was not our...

I wish we could say the same but that was not our experience. We spent 7 weeks total at the Newmar factory for warranty work, several weeks at various dealers, 3 days at Freightliner and we are not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By dxg0001
May be I'm misunderstanding ... the jacks were...

May be I'm misunderstanding ... the jacks were still down. I always wait for it to air up before raising the jacks.

I assume if a valve is stuck I should be able to hear air escaping somewhere if...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By dxg0001
Air not building up in the morning

This morning after starting up the engine we usually wait for the air to build up but today the right needle did not move and stayed at 65 PSI. We waited for an additional 5 minutes with no movement...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-05-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By dxg0001
According to the tech, the heat exchanger is...

According to the tech, the heat exchanger is cracked. They ordered a new one and we are back at Freightliner waiting to have it replaced.

Dan
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-02-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By dxg0001
Thanks for everybody's input. Based on all the...

Thanks for everybody's input. Based on all the comments I tightened the clamps around the big hoses. The leak has stopped but I would think that after it cooled down the pressure is gone so it may...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-31-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By dxg0001
Pink (or red) Fluid Leak at Rear of 2018 Ventana 4369

Just noticed a puddle right below the Newmar rock guard (see picture). The liquid is pink or reddish in color. It almost looks like it is leaking in 2 places. I assume it is transmission fluid but I...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-28-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By dxg0001
We too have seen this several times. What...

We too have seen this several times. What actually happens (at least in our case), the compressor stops when it reaches the preset temperature but the fan keeps running. As several people mentioned,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-22-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,566
Posted By dxg0001
No matter where the water is pooling, it should...

No matter where the water is pooling, it should not leak through the roof. You need to get this fixed a.s.a.p.

Regards,
Dan
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-14-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By dxg0001
The frame is steel but the floor is wood, at...

The frame is steel but the floor is wood, at least in mine.

Good idea about turning it around. Iíll try that, at least as an interim solution. The board is plywood but it may not be 3/4Ē. If not...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-13-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By dxg0001
Half Size Sliding Cargo Tray Sagging

Does anybody know the weight capacity for the half tray (towards the back) in a 43 foot Ventana (assuming Dutch Star is the same)? Can't find any info on it. Ours is sagging and almost impossible to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-26-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,592
Posted By dxg0001
I'm sorry I missed the post you are talking...

I'm sorry I missed the post you are talking about. Could you elaborate? You peaked my interest but I have no idea what you are talking about.

Thanks,
Dan
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-05-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,971
Posted By dxg0001
Not on ours. I can retract FWS and kitchen slide....

Not on ours. I can retract FWS and kitchen slide. I do have to shut down engine for bedroom slide.


I asked Newmar why that is but did not get an answer. I was told though I can bring in bedroom...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 289,869
Posted By dxg0001
I believe the only way on this board is to...

I believe the only way on this board is to publish it to YouTube and post a link.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 289,869
Posted By dxg0001
Anybody have a link to the Drone video? :)

Anybody have a link to the Drone video? :)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,418
Posted By dxg0001
Hi Vinny, Just curious if you have any news...

Hi Vinny,

Just curious if you have any news from Newmar? I actually now have the situation I feared most. I just dumped, back washed and the KIB shows 100% and doesn't let me flush the toilets.
...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-29-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By dxg0001
I had a similar problem several times. As far as...

I had a similar problem several times. As far as I could tell the fan kept running even though it was set to auto. The compressor was cycling on and off according to the thermostat settings. I fixed...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,418
Posted By dxg0001
It will stop on either. That was my big concern...

It will stop on either. That was my big concern too, that's why I kept pushing for a resolution but they couldn't come up with anything. Ours routinely goes to 90% right after dumping even after back...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,418
Posted By dxg0001
That was the first thing they did on mine but...

That was the first thing they did on mine but made no difference whatsoever.

Pleas keep us updated what else they are coming up with Ö

Thanks,
Dan
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-20-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,418
Posted By dxg0001
As it was explained to me by KIB, in addition to...

As it was explained to me by KIB, in addition to the KIB sensors (which illuminate the orange light at 75% and the red light at 100%) each toilet has a float sensor that independently will turn on...
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