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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By Dad
Power step

I have a one step Kwikee power step that I can have set to come out when ever the door is open and fold back in when the door is closed or set to just stay out unless the the coach is in drive.

...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 06-16-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,863
Posted By Dad
Wanted to give an update. The leak is coming...

Wanted to give an update. The leak is coming from the housing that holds on the coolant filter. Thanks for all the info in trying to get this figured out while on the road. We are back home and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-30-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,863
Posted By Dad
The radiator/Transmission cooler have both been...

The radiator/Transmission cooler have both been rebuilt on this unit for reason stated above, previous owners did not take care of it. When I bought it the filters were 4 years old.

Anyway the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-28-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,863
Posted By Dad
Silver solder for radiator leak

Had a mechanic stop by the RV Park today and said he would need a lift to fix the radiator leak where it is at. He recommended Silver Solder to stop it until we can get home and to a shop.
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-27-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Dad
That was it. Inverter had two breakers on it and...

That was it. Inverter had two breakers on it and the one was tripped. Thanks!
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 05-26-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By Dad
2001 dip 38-40pbd fuses location

We tripped a breaker or blew a fuse for INV 1 GFI. This one powers the fridge, several of the outlets. I can not find either in this unit. Fridge is running off gas right now, still need to find...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-26-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Dad
Thanks for the info! I will be looking for an RV...

Thanks for the info! I will be looking for an RV repair place on this trip.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-25-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Dad
Alt. Charge dash light

I keep getting a alt. Charge light on the dash. When that is on the volt gage drops down to 12. When I turned the headlights on it dropped below 12 to 11.5. I turned off the dash lights and it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-25-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Dad
I disconnected the battery minder and that seemed...

I disconnected the battery minder and that seemed to do the trick. It does not drop below 12 as much as it was. On one of these stops I will need to get a repair guy to look at it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-24-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 391
Posted By Dad
Battery minders

I have one installed and today it started making a clicking sound. (Never notice that before) I use it to charge the chaise batteries off the generator. The voltage gage on the dash is reading 11...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-24-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Dad
Well after some trouble shooting I found it the...

Well after some trouble shooting I found it the issue.

The filter in the picture had its valve open. It was tucked in behind a kitchen drawer under the sink. I guess the road vibrations caused...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 05-24-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Dad
Leak or air-conditioning

Not sure if this is a leak or the water from the air conditioning?



If it is the air why would they run it between the wall of the slide. Does it not normally come out from the top and run...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-11-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Dad
Well it was the main cut off switch to the...

Well it was the main cut off switch to the chassis batteries. It is bad. By passed it to get us home. Thanks for all the help!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Dad
Replaced the fuse and nothing:(

Replaced the fuse and nothing:(
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Dad
Took a picture. I think this is the piece.

Took a picture. I think this is the piece.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Dad
Also, I was getting a lot of power surges on the...

Also, I was getting a lot of power surges on the wY up here. All my dash lights and headlights would flicker and when they did the volte gage would jump to 15-16.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Dad
In the manual it lists a Key Switch Feed fuse and...

In the manual it lists a Key Switch Feed fuse and a Ignition Relay. Is it one of those you are talking about?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-09-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 971
Posted By Dad
No power to chassis (front of coach)

Just pulled in to RV Park in Sandusky Ohio. Shut my 2001 monaco Dip off and plugged in. Went back to turn the key to lower jacks and nothing. No power whatsoever up front. Everything else in the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-09-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By Dad
2001 Monaco Diplomat Block heater

Where is the block heater switch in this thing? Called Monaco and they said it was in the bedroom or to the left of the steering wheel. I can not find it. Does the 01 unit have one?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-03-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 351
Posted By Dad
2001 Diplomat Dash A/C throwing belts.

So I have replaces the entire Dash air system for the most part. And it works! But then it throws the belt and stops working. UGH!!!!!

I have never been able to find a belt after it has...
Forum: Cummins Engines 06-02-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Dad
Need help getting engine related parts

In Img 4091 is looking down through the scuttle hole in the bed room of the bus (Monaco dip 2001) I have not had much luck finding info on this exhaust brake. Cummings says it is after market and...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 05-29-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By Dad
Jamaica beach rv resort in Galvaston TX

Been looking at this place for April next year (2018), some of the latest reviews on trip advisor are from people that have used it in the past and say it is going down hill. This was from May 2017....
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-07-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By Dad
Thanks for the info all, I have a call in to...

Thanks for the info all, I have a call in to stone voss now.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-06-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By Dad
Rear slide topper bad

2001 dip and the rear slide topper needs to be replaced. Per Monaco they don't make the slide topper any more. I had the front one replaced at $500 300 for the new topper and 200 labor. Anyway was...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-12-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Dad
I changed them just before the trip. I will...

I changed them just before the trip. I will check them out.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-12-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By Dad
Turbo boost surging while in cruise.

So while driving back from Michigan today my 350 Cummings dip started to surge. I would be in cruise at 65 and the turbo boost gage would kick back and fourth and I could feel it in my seat. It...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-08-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By Dad
Canada travel?

So next year the fam is going to Glacier, yellow stone. In Glacier we will be about 30 mins from a nice park in Canada. We all have passports but my question is crossing the line in to Canada and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,970
Posted By Dad
I read on here some where you can't use this site...

I read on here some where you can't use this site to bash dealers. I am sure some dealers could go after the site. Not all people that complain about dealers are being truthful so I get that. But...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-22-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,970
Posted By Dad
The mechanic took the picture so I would think it...

The mechanic took the picture so I would think it was set if he was crawling around under it. unless he was testing them at the time and then found the slack adjuster issue.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-20-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,970
Posted By Dad
So an update. Yes this break would have field...

So an update. Yes this break would have field inspection even though the dealer told me it had been inspected. According to the mechanic this break would not have been engaging at all when driving...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-06-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,131
Posted By Dad
So I have the same issue and I have a KVH L3 sat...

So I have the same issue and I have a KVH L3 sat self seek non motion. KVH just called me and this version is out of date with Dish. You can still use DirectTV with software upgrade but you are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Dad
Ok, the problem was a air line that helps build...

Ok, the problem was a air line that helps build pressure for the dash air was off. Once I re connected it the buzz when away.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-31-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 426
Posted By Dad
02 monaco dip buzzing from dash

So I noticed today that when I turn the battery on with the key or ACC spot on the key before starting a buzz sound is coming from the dash. If I turn the key all the way too the off position it...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 06-14-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,181
Posted By Dad
2004 Honda CRV tow questions on keeping battery on

When I first got our rig I just got some of the magnet lights and plugged in. That worked great but the wiring was rubbing the paint off. So I bought a universal light kit to use the lights on the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-03-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,970
Posted By Dad
First I called and the staff was very sorry and...

First I called and the staff was very sorry and wanted to help me solve my issue saying my unit did not get inspected like it should have. Then once I started talking with the Owner everything is my...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-01-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,970
Posted By Dad
Wanted to update. Dealer is pretty much ignoring...

Wanted to update. Dealer is pretty much ignoring a BBB report and has stated in the report this is my fault for not bringing it back so they could fix it among many other items that needed fixed. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,877
Posted By Dad
I have to go from 50 to 30 then 30 to 20. Not...

I have to go from 50 to 30 then 30 to 20. Not sure if they have a 50 to 20.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,877
Posted By Dad
I have 6 batts in mine, 4 house and 2 chassis do...

I have 6 batts in mine, 4 house and 2 chassis do I get a batt tender for each one?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-11-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Dad
Thanks for the info. We had to replace the...

Thanks for the info. We had to replace the exhaust manifold among other things but it is all stuff that if not taken care of goes bad so the previous owner must have let it sit. They took care of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,278
Posted By Dad
I have been a fire fighter for 19 years and we...

I have been a fire fighter for 19 years and we always have a blocked gauge no matter how you have the wheel or seat set up. All I have ever done is just do an eye sweep every few minutes. Some...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Dad
I was thinking that is what the black thing is in...

I was thinking that is what the black thing is in the picture above. But not sure. Was your 01 used or did you have it new. Just wandering what things wore out on you first? This one is good...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Dad
I got this unit used from a dealer and have to...

I got this unit used from a dealer and have to say the guy sold me a lemon I think. I think we have put in over $6000 in fixing crap (all mechanical stuff). Oh well, it was my first RV and did a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Dad
Thanks, I will head down to check it out.

Thanks, I will head down to check it out.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-08-2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,944
Posted By Dad
How to tell if Gen charges both House and Chassis battery's?

Have a 01 Monaco Dip. When the 01's came out they were not set up for the gen to charge both. So Monaco said look for a small black device that has both sets of batts hooked up to it. So here is a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-10-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,864
Posted By Dad
UPDATE

It worked just fine. But this brings up another electronic question.

I got this unit back in May of this year. (2015) Only one time have I been at a place were I was really getting 50amps when...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-05-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By Dad
This, don't ever assume you are clear. I am just...

This, don't ever assume you are clear. I am just glad to hear the cable company paid for the damage.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-05-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,864
Posted By Dad
Plug 50amp in to dryer outlet

https://www.myrv.us/Imgs/PDF/50-amp%20Service.pdf

Have a 2001 Monaco Dip. 50amp plug 4 prong. See above pdf. When I look at my dryer outlet it matches up to this pdf. We have used a volt meter...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-28-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,556
Posted By Dad
Thanks for the info. Most of the concerns...

Thanks for the info. Most of the concerns expressed are the same I have. I have let friends borrow it and have had no issue. But I know they will take care of it.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-27-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,556
Posted By Dad
Renting your Class A

2001 Monaco Dip would like to rent it to keep up with Maintenance costs and pay some of it off. Two sites I know of are:

RVshare: RV Rentals, Motorhome Rentals, Class A, Class B, Class C...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-12-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Dad
Ok, the condenser fan is not working. It starts...

Ok, the condenser fan is not working. It starts up but after about a min it shuts off. The receiver/dryer filter looks like it is 20 years old so I will replace that as well.
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