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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-17-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,149
Posted By Dodgey
When you over filled the black tank presumable...

When you over filled the black tank presumable the water ran out the toilet?

I've heard of people placing moister detectors around the back of toilets to warn of leaks in the valve or vacuum...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-29-2016, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dodgey
Or, more likely you both had worn out locks. ...

Or, more likely you both had worn out locks.

Senior moment with our last RV, she was 13 years old at the time were I flicked the latch and closed the door, keys inside:facepalm:
Had one of those...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By Dodgey
Ditto air admitance valve, ours failed recently...

Ditto air admitance valve, ours failed recently and what a smell with fan on, all sweet now.


As to fan on when flushing, well common sence to me but DW required instruction!
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-27-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,166
Posted By Dodgey
As per my post I am in total agreement with ODH,...

As per my post I am in total agreement with ODH, younhave a fault, get it fixed. At the risk of causing upset, there are professionals and then those that actually understand what they are talking...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-26-2016, 03:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By Dodgey
Bit slow but thanks all, especially Ed, 4L-85e...

Bit slow but thanks all, especially Ed, 4L-85e was the answer and new grommet awaiting fitting:thumb:
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 07-26-2016, 03:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,166
Posted By Dodgey
Likely your bulbs are 21watt, 7 amp draw all on...

Likely your bulbs are 21watt, 7 amp draw all on and as already stated by a previous poster the fridge draws a tiny amount, therfore 15amp fuse is fine as a rating.
You have a fault, a short...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By Dodgey
Tryed that, gives all but trans:sad:

Tryed that, gives all but trans:sad:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-20-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 920
Posted By Dodgey
What transmission?

Hi folks.

Trying to identify my trans, to wet for crawling around:whistling:

W18 Workhorse, 2008 MY and it's the four speed hydramatic, but which one, google is not being friendly, or I'm...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-13-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By Dodgey
Ditto, black through 1 1/2, don't think so.....?

Ditto, black through 1 1/2, don't think so.....?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-12-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By Dodgey
I know it's a little thing but we now have a...

I know it's a little thing but we now have a lovely shinny loo again.

And the winner, the pummie stick. A gently 5 or so minutes and lots of water and all good.

Thanks again folks:thumb:

I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 06-01-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By Dodgey
OK, you told me twice so I've oredered some of...

OK, you told me twice so I've oredered some of that too:rofl:

It's not that I'm obsessed with getting the loo clean, well, OK maybe I am but I noticed the BKF states it's good at cleaning white...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-31-2016, 03:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By Dodgey
Thanks folks, some good ideas here. Ordered a...

Thanks folks, some good ideas here. Ordered a pumie stone of amazon, nearest home depot is about 3500 miles:rofl: I'll give that a go, carefully.

If that fails at least I have more options thank...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 05-30-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,995
Posted By Dodgey
Cleaning porcelain toilet

Three year old well used, we're fulltime, porcelain toilet and we've been in a particularly hard water area for a while, now moved thankfully.

Despite best efforts, regular cleaning, we've got a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-28-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By Dodgey
When we first got our Damon running any tap...

When we first got our Damon running any tap caused a noise akin to a road hammer. My ears quickly traced it to the flexible pipes on the water pump, designed to reduce noise, being jammed against the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-27-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,240
Posted By Dodgey
Ditto the vacuum breaker under the sink, or...

Ditto the vacuum breaker under the sink, or sinks?

Our coach started to smell intermittantly and I noticed under the kitchen sink stank, so replaced breaker and it improved but didn't go totally...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-13-2016, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,442
Posted By Dodgey
Another possibility? The master cylinder is...

Another possibility?

The master cylinder is often at 90 degrees to the pedal requiring a bell crank and the vertical pin to this can become sticky. Some do have a grease nipple, for obvious...
Forum: Vintage RV's 03-30-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By Dodgey
Hi. We started with an old c class to with a...

Hi. We started with an old c class to with a colander for a roof, ali as well. I sealled everything, joints, vents etc first and finished with an elastomeric roof paint and painted to just below the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 03-13-2016, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Dodgey
Box of many buttons, got one, is dvd selected? ...

Box of many buttons, got one, is dvd selected?
Chances are you have surround sound, or sound bar, and it may take it's audio feed separate to the video?
Forum: Just Conversation 02-01-2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,086
Posted By Dodgey
It's your money and life, enjoy it!

It's your money and life, enjoy it!
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-31-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Dodgey
How do you light the range. Long shot but our...

How do you light the range. Long shot but our first RV was a 77 c class that had a pilot system for the range and cooker, didn't realise straight away. Just a thought as that setup would give a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-29-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 880
Posted By Dodgey
We've always found there is a slight smell but...

We've always found there is a slight smell but only a minute or two. If in doubt get it checked would be my approach.
Forum: Damon 01-29-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,727
Posted By Dodgey
Lumps in the roof

Hi folks, this is on a 2008 Daybreak.

We have the TPO rubber roof and when we bought the RV noticed a few small lumps, or bumps, under the rubber. They look like a little clump of sawdust, though...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2016, 05:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Dodgey
Have you turned off you water pump? ...

Have you turned off you water pump?

According to an rv tech over here on some setups if the pump is left on then no water will flow either from city or tank.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2016, 05:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,343
Posted By Dodgey
I wouldn't be without solar and decent batteries....

I wouldn't be without solar and decent batteries. With the correct charging setup, either battery to battery or a solar regulator configured for two battery banks batteries are kept charged even when...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-23-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,322
Posted By Dodgey
Looking at the pictures these just cover the side...

Looking at the pictures these just cover the side wall, ok (ish) with air suspension were the rig drops effectively covering the tyre tread but on others the tread will still be exposed, just a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-20-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,988
Posted By Dodgey
Just a thought. Are you using auto level or...

Just a thought.

Are you using auto level or manual?

The lci system on our Damon puts 2" -3" of 'pre' lift on as it sets it's self up for auto levelling. Using the manul function I can remove...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 719
Posted By Dodgey
As above, but do not turn water heater on. Purge...

As above, but do not turn water heater on. Purge the hot side first to fill the tank, it'll splutter and cough a fair bit until it's through, remember to purge all faucets. Once through then turn...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 12-09-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 949
Posted By Dodgey
We had similar in our Damon, and similar to above...

We had similar in our Damon, and similar to above it was the satellite dish, obviously when up. The upper vertical shaft bearing had come partially out of it's guide so the dish could rock back and...
Forum: Damon 12-05-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,155
Posted By Dodgey
Daybreak tire pressures

Hi folks.
I know I need to weigh our coach, 2008 3070 Daybreak on the W18 chassis, but just wondered if anyone has played with thier tire pressures?
Ours states 80 rear and 95 front, 95 is actually...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-31-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Dodgey
Something on the control side has gone. It's...

Something on the control side has gone. It's meter time, go through each stage of the wiring checking the various safetys, hopefully one of them has gone bad or it could be control board failure, ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By Dodgey
There should be a thermocouple in the pilot light...

There should be a thermocouple in the pilot light flame that once hot enough, few seconds, allows gas flow through to the main burner. Our very first, and very old RV, did the same. Previous owner...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-19-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By Dodgey
Change the bathroom one for one you can regulate,...

Change the bathroom one for one you can regulate, and reduce that flow. Same issue on our Damon, did this and problem sorted.
Had the same funnily enough on our last, a Winne Brave, it already had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-14-2015, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By Dodgey
Adding air on a Workhorse

Hi folks.

We have a 2008 Daybreak on the W18 chassis. I'm going to add air bags on the rear suspension due to running well loaded but within specs and so I can stiffen/raise the rear a little to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-12-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By Dodgey
Obvious question, but what RV? We have a...

Obvious question, but what RV?

We have a 2008 Damon Daybreak and our problem was the passenger 'overcentering' and falling down, jammed mechanism and no wipers.

What I found was two parts of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-02-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By Dodgey
According to Damon (Thor) you should be able to...

According to Damon (Thor) you should be able to run both a/cs of the generator and if you have a 50 amp ac service I would have thought that would support both to?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-01-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,281
Posted By Dodgey
We have a 2008 3070 with those switches and...

We have a 2008 3070 with those switches and though we only have the front ac fitted the sticker does indicate both up for genni operation of a/c. Ours are both down for ac power but if I fire up the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-06-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dodgey
We're always gentle, my logic being simple,...

We're always gentle, my logic being simple, things last longer if not abused. One reason sister's kids are only allowed on board one at a time and chaperoned:)
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-05-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,316
Posted By Dodgey
We're fulltime too and fitted this toilet two...

We're fulltime too and fitted this toilet two years back. Around a year ago this water valve started leaking. My RV tech announced this was reasonable for fulltime use which fortunatly caused me to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By Dodgey
Sounds like your fuel pump for the engine, for...

Sounds like your fuel pump for the engine, for fuel injected motors it's usually in or around the tank.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 06-03-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,977
Posted By Dodgey
Have you tried rockauto.com ? Always had...

Have you tried rockauto.com ?

Always had good service with p30 parts for our last RV.
Forum: Damon 05-26-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,187
Posted By Dodgey
The norm over here, UK, is to leave all...

The norm over here, UK, is to leave all electrical stuff as built and fit a 240 to 110 transformer. The hook up is changed to 240 on a set of uk breakers running to a fresh set of uk 240 sockets and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 05-05-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,074
Posted By Dodgey
Drawer Slides

In our Daybreak we have a pantry next to the fridge, shelves up top and a couple of drawers beneath, very useful storage. Unfortunately the previous owner spilt salt in the slides, didn't clean them...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-05-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,055
Posted By Dodgey
OK ours is a later setup but is evans tempcon. If...

OK ours is a later setup but is evans tempcon. If yours is the same, unplug wire connector, undo the two self tappers holding the motor on then you can manually turn the valve, quater or half turn,...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-24-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,284
Posted By Dodgey
On our Damon I decided to get the roof antenna...

On our Damon I decided to get the roof antenna working, tge cabling was all disconnected. Sussed out the cables and connected to tv, no picture, connected via box of many buttons, like that...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 04-14-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By Dodgey
Thanks, heard of this before and anotger popular...

Thanks, heard of this before and anotger popular one is a few large bottles of cheap coke. I do plan on trying at some stage, partly for interest and it'd be nice to see the tank guage work, well at...
Forum: Thor Industries Owner's Forum 04-12-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By Dodgey
New or new to you? Our Damon came, unknown...

New or new to you?

Our Damon came, unknown to us for a couple of days, with a thick layer of dried paper and, err, yes, in the bottom of the tank, blocked on flushing within 2 days, and though...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-08-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By Dodgey
American Vehicles, West Midlands American...

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Ivan could be worth a try, GM stuff seems his...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 04-01-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,112
Posted By Dodgey
Our solution....

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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-30-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,363
Posted By Dodgey
Can't answer directly but there are kits...

Can't answer directly but there are kits available and professionals offering their services, various ads around irv2, but, before getting carried away, what is the cause?

If manufacturing, ie...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 03-28-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,418
Posted By Dodgey
I haven't had chance to look yet but the plan is...

I haven't had chance to look yet but the plan is to chase the wire up the loom and find a suitable point to cut, I doubt I'll be able to disconnect as such.
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