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Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 01-08-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By phays
On my 2000 Magna there is a pump for the...

On my 2000 Magna there is a pump for the Hurricane system in the electrical compartment in front of the bay where you found the extra breaker box. There is another pump supposedly in the rear bay...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 01-04-2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,301
Posted By phays
Most likely hydraulic fluid from the power...

Most likely hydraulic fluid from the power steering box or connections to it.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-26-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By phays
John, Don't know about your Hurricane system...

John,
Don't know about your Hurricane system but mine has an air vent to allow air to escape the system. If you have one it will be located in a position higher than the highest heat exchanger in...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-24-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By phays
I don't disagree with starting with the battery...

I don't disagree with starting with the battery but the ignition coil is very easy to troubleshoot. On my coach you only need look at the fuse panel with the ignition switch turned on and if the run...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-24-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By phays
Could be the ignition solenoid. Mine is in the...

Could be the ignition solenoid. Mine is in the front run bay that is under the driver's seat. It is activated by the ignition switch and if it fails there is now power to anything needed to run the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-07-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By phays
Your solenoid may not be in the same location as...

Your solenoid may not be in the same location as on my 2000 Magna but mine is in the front run bay under the driver's seat on the forward wall.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-05-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 853
Posted By phays
On my 2000 Magna, the kick panels in front of the...

On my 2000 Magna, the kick panels in front of the pedals are attached to each other with L-brackets and addtitions screws in the side panel. You'll have to look carefully as those screws are...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-24-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By phays
The one for charge air cooler is in the pipe from...

The one for charge air cooler is in the pipe from the turbocharger. It is on top of the engine on the upper side of the pipe. Not sure of the coolant sensor but you should be able to follow the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-24-2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By phays
You can run forever with the controller power...

You can run forever with the controller power lead disconnected which causes the fan to run at high speed. You will probably see a loss in fuel mileage as the engine will be running cooler and you...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-23-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,397
Posted By phays
Another DeOxit vote. ...

Another DeOxit vote. https://www.amazon.com/Hosa-D5S-6-DeoxIT-Contact-Cleaner/dp/B00006LVEU
I use the nozzle on the can to spray into the campground receptacle at every campground and spray the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 817
Posted By phays
You don't say but I assume the lid will open. If...

You don't say but I assume the lid will open. If not you have other problems than just the fan motor and you may not have a fan motor problem anyway.

As suggested, check the small push type pin...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-12-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By phays
Why are you wanting to use the engine air...

Why are you wanting to use the engine air compressor? Are you getting ready to drive the coach?

Can you still bring the coach to ride height with the engine running and manually raising the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-27-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By phays
Try to contact AZPETE on this forum. Has helped...

Try to contact AZPETE on this forum. Has helped many on this forum.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-26-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By phays
There are two sets of solenoid valves, 6 valves...

There are two sets of solenoid valves, 6 valves each and known as the six packs. One set for the front and one for the rear. Three valves on each six pack control air to their side of the coach.
...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-26-2020, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 488
Posted By phays
On my 2000 Magna I installed an easily accessible...

On my 2000 Magna I installed an easily accessible switch in the 7.5 amp fuse circuit so I don't have to crawl inside the coach bay to disable the travel solenoids when this problem happens. My...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-22-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By phays
You are duplicating the pressure regulator but if...

You are duplicating the pressure regulator but if you have a tank flush system you should be using regulated water pressure for that system and so the extra regulator is ok.

Don't know what the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-15-2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By phays
After blowing out the Spendide water lines, pour...

After blowing out the Spendide water lines, pour about a half gallon of antifreeze into the washer tub, close the door and set the wash knob on spin and turn on the unit. This will pump the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-14-2020, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By phays
The replacement is pretty easy. There is no...

The replacement is pretty easy. There is no pressure in the connections to the pump. I did mount the pump in a slightly different position than the original pump. It meant drilling a couple of...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-04-2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By phays
I have a schematic for a 2000 40' Magna...

I have a schematic for a 2000 40' Magna Indulgence effective with coach number 5867. Does this fit with your coach?
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 09-22-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By phays
Don't know which Allison you have but if it is...

Don't know which Allison you have but if it is 3000 or 4000 series Allison recommends checking the fluid with the shift control panel after the transmission fluid is warm. Check your owner's manual.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-22-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 698
Posted By phays
If you have the wire list in one of your owner's...

If you have the wire list in one of your owner's manuals you can determine which wires are running from the engine compartment forward. On my 2000 Magna they are wire #'s 4, 5, 6, & 7. Wire #4 is a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-21-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By phays
I assume you have a mail forwarding service in SD...

I assume you have a mail forwarding service in SD as I do.

When I purchased my new pickup truck in FLorida I paid no Florida sales tax but paid the SD sales tax when the truck was registered. My...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-21-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By phays
Not sure what is inside the door but I thought...

Not sure what is inside the door but I thought there was foam insulation between the fiberglass skins. You could try to adhere a metal plate to the inside skin with epoxy. If you can I would make...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By phays
Usually, headlights use a resetting circuit...

Usually, headlights use a resetting circuit breaker for headlights and not a fuse.

Look at the wires on your headlight switch. I had a 96 Vectra Grand Tour and one of the wires burnt in two. I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-17-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By phays
I assume the JIB is powered on before you boot up...

I assume the JIB is powered on before you boot up your computer. I run V2.5 and that's a requirement for that version. Don't know if it is the same for V3.0

At one time I had to temporarily shut...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-13-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 452
Posted By phays
You also have an anti-siphon valve on your black...

You also have an anti-siphon valve on your black tank flush system. That valve can fail to close properly and allow odors to enter the coach when traveling. On my 2000 Magna that valved failed. It...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-12-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By phays
I see you have a 2000 Country Coach, but which...

I see you have a 2000 Country Coach, but which model?
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-11-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 834
Posted By phays
My go to penetrating oil when it is time to...

My go to penetrating oil when it is time to loosen stubborn screws is PB Blaster. Won't leave home without it.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-07-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By phays
To find the Echo charger, try looking near the...

To find the Echo charger, try looking near the battery boost solenoid. You can locate the area of the boost solenoid by having some one toggle the boost switch off and on a few times while you...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-06-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 834
Posted By phays
When you soap tested for leaks, did you do the...

When you soap tested for leaks, did you do the regulator? If not, make sure you do the whole regulator including the small vent hole on the bottom.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 09-03-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 524
Posted By phays
Try spraying some silicon lubricant on the axles...

Try spraying some silicon lubricant on the axles near the ends of the awning. Work the awning part way up and down and respray. See if this helps. If not, contact Zipdee as previously mentioned.
...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-25-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By phays
Try finding AZPete on this forum. He can help...

Try finding AZPete on this forum. He can help with HWH systems.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-15-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Posted By phays
Call and get an appointment. I try to get an...

Call and get an appointment. I try to get an appointment first thing in the morning and then usually arrive by early afternoon the day before.

Moscow is about halfway between Davenport and Iowa...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-15-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 703
Posted By phays
Can't answer your first question. When...

Can't answer your first question.

When plugged into shore power, the charger charges both batteries but charges the chassis battery through an Echo Charger.

When the engine is running the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 08-13-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 266
Posted By phays
I've got a 2000 Magna with a CAT C-10. According...

I've got a 2000 Magna with a CAT C-10. According the wiring schematic, the 2 gauge red wire on the alternator is ultimately connected to the +12 volts of the chassis battery.

The 12 gauge red...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-03-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 593
Posted By phays
CCFRIDER, Where are you picking up the...

CCFRIDER,
Where are you picking up the temperature for the temperature sensor? The SD controller on my magna has 3 inputs, one for the CAC, one for coolant temperature and one from the over the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-27-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By phays
There is a small water separator on the outlet...

There is a small water separator on the outlet side of the auxiliary pump used to relevel you after you've parked. That will not cause only one side of the coach to drop.

Have you tried to...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-25-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By phays
You might want to check the height difference...

You might want to check the height difference between the toad connection points and the receiver height on the Magna. Ideally you would want the tow bar to be level when the coach is at ride height...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 07-22-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By phays
If you can't get satisfaction from them see if...

If you can't get satisfaction from them see if you can get a copy of the other persons invoice. Then see a lawyer for advice. Perhaps go to small claims court seeking damages.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-21-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By phays
It's time to contact AZPete to see if the HWH...

It's time to contact AZPete to see if the HWH system can malfunction and cause what you are seeing.

He follows a lot threads on this forum. Do a search and find him then try a PM to him.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-21-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By phays
The HWH fuse is probably on the front run fuse...

The HWH fuse is probably on the front run fuse panel. On my 2000 Magna and on the wire list for a 2000 Affinity the wire number is 274, a red 12 gage wire.

On my 2000 Magna the wire is fused with...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-20-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 767
Posted By phays
The only thing I can think of is that the HWH...

The only thing I can think of is that the HWH system is telling the coach to lower that side of the coach. I believe the HWH system is the only thing that can operate any solenoids controlling air...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-18-2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By phays
First thing Monday morning I would call Demco and...

First thing Monday morning I would call Demco and seek their advice. I've got an older AFO and it operates a bit differently than the newer version but when I ask for help moving the AFO from old...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-15-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 601
Posted By phays
The HWH pump usually has a 15 amp fuse inline...

The HWH pump usually has a 15 amp fuse inline just before the motor's power lead. Did you find it and test it?

Sorry if you've already done this?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 07-13-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By phays
On my new towed I decided against trying all the...

On my new towed I decided against trying all the wiring solutions and went with the wireless Towmate 22G. No wires and if you have metal that the magnets stick to it is a simple install. Pricier...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-10-2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By phays
If you have a built in power protections system...

If you have a built in power protections system then the shore power could be bad.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-10-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By phays
Try Kevin Waite 541-953-6162 ...

Try Kevin Waite
541-953-6162
kvn.wt.7629@gmail.com
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-09-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 179
Posted By phays
CC installed diodes on all solenoids to protect...

CC installed diodes on all solenoids to protect circuits from voltage spikes caused by the collapse of the electric field when the solenoid is de-energized. Perhaps this one is installed for the...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-08-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By phays
LynnJeff, check your private messages. I pm'd...

LynnJeff, check your private messages. I pm'd you.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 07-07-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By phays
I believe your engine is a 385 HP CAT. At least...

I believe your engine is a 385 HP CAT. At least that is what is in my 2000 Magna. The CAT engine was an upgrade.

Some of us can get you copies of portions of the manuals. I've got a wire list...
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