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Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By oneknight
If you're in a cold climate and can't plug in,...

If you're in a cold climate and can't plug in, it's best to just pull the batteries and take them someplace warm, and put a battery tender on them.
Let the coach sleep in peace until spring.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum Yesterday, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By oneknight
Have you looked at Magnum BMK battery monitor? ...

Have you looked at Magnum BMK battery monitor?

I added one to my Aspire, it was like a ten minute job since it uses the communications wire and display that are all ready there.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-16-2021, 06:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By oneknight
My understanding of the powerglide chassis is...

My understanding of the powerglide chassis is Tiffin buys front and rear "subframes" from frieghtliner and straps a set of rails on top of them. Am I wrong?
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-16-2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,826
Posted By oneknight
When the seelevel sensors failed in our Aspire, I...

When the seelevel sensors failed in our Aspire, I replaced the entire system with an iSeries sensor system from TankEdge.
System works well, and it can be user calibrated!

Chuck, thanks for that...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-15-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 274
Posted By oneknight
We're in E.TN, smoky mountains area. It will get...

We're in E.TN, smoky mountains area. It will get down in the 20's sometimes, overnight. back up in the 30's or 40's during the day.

I've never winterized our Aspire.

I do have 50 amp power at...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-13-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 473
Posted By oneknight
The regular group from here has been cancelled...

The regular group from here has been cancelled due to "the rona"
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By oneknight
Wierd. Glad I caught mine before the 5 years......

Wierd.
Glad I caught mine before the 5 years...
I called spartan and said "hey, send a cooling package to Buddy Gregg in Knoxville I got a bad radiator.

And they said "Sure, OK"

And then I...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-07-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By oneknight
I discovered this problem last spring when one of...

I discovered this problem last spring when one of my door would not open.
Once I got it open, I found the nut had vibrated off and jammed the mechanism.

I used blue locktite and put it back...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-04-2021, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By oneknight
I could, but then I'd hafta kill you... The...

I could, but then I'd hafta kill you...

The problem I had will cause both the compressor and the big blower not to run. If your blower is running, you have a different problem.

But really,...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-03-2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By oneknight
I had what presented as "compressor failure" in 2...

I had what presented as "compressor failure" in 2 of mine.
After some time of the roof with a meter, I determined that an overpressure sensor soldered into the line failed open. Same problem in...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-03-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By oneknight
At least in my 2017 aspire, it is the standard RV...

At least in my 2017 aspire, it is the standard RV Safe-T-Alert propane/ CO detector (as shown in the picture a few posts up)(same as in my '08 Monaco and '00 fleetwood)
When mine failed I asked CS...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-03-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,889
Posted By oneknight
Ditto on the windows. They are drafty, and they...

Ditto on the windows. They are drafty, and they do not open very far.

I did work on the "don't open that far." Tracked down replacement closing arms that are longer, and a longer prop for the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-01-2021, 06:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,329
Posted By oneknight
All this talk of voltages, I thought I'd dust off...

All this talk of voltages, I thought I'd dust off my permanent meters.

I put a pair of Laskar EMV-1200 meters in my dash. They mount through a 1/4" hole, 2 tiny wires. Grounds to the lighter...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-01-2021, 06:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 581
Posted By oneknight
I would replace it. With the original type...

I would replace it. With the original type because it fits in the hole, even thought it is not in an ideal location for a CO detector.

The only time ours ever went off was when the darned...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 01-01-2021, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 363
Posted By oneknight
The best way to eliminate an "electrical gremlin"...

The best way to eliminate an "electrical gremlin" (intermittent problem) is to fix everything it could be. One unit at a time if you really want to know what it was, everything at once if the primary...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 323
Posted By oneknight
Great stuff! Saved to my electrical file. ...

Great stuff!
Saved to my electrical file.
I'll happily collect any and all electrical documentation anyone might have.
Entegra seems to be sadly lacking in this area.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By oneknight
Batteries. Our '17 Aspire only came with 2, not...

Batteries.
Our '17 Aspire only came with 2, not enough.
'18 the second pair of batteries was optional.
Not sure if they were made standard for '19 and up...

Batteries are behind a carpeted...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 05:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,329
Posted By oneknight
Once one has struggled with "the marginal...

Once one has struggled with "the marginal difference in cost" of $150 per battery going from a lesser L16 AGM to a lifeline, it's only an additional $200 per battery to go Lithium and buy the last...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-31-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By oneknight
The diesel burner should provide continuous hot...

The diesel burner should provide continuous hot water.
Do you ever notice that the light in the diesel burner switch has gone out (with the switch on)??
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-28-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By oneknight
Just for general info: 120VAC comes from...

Just for general info:

120VAC comes from either shore power or generator. There will be an automatic transfer switch to select one or the other, generally they favor the genny if both are active....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-28-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By oneknight
I googled up a service manual for yours, it does...

I googled up a service manual for yours, it does look very similar to the AH-400 in our Entegra Aspire.

Fuel connections same place.
2 pumps, output tubes same place.

My 400 doesn't have...
Forum: Spartan Motorhome Chassis Forum 12-28-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By oneknight
HWH sells an add-on system called Active Air. ...

HWH sells an add-on system called Active Air.
One of the many things it does is allow you to temporarily raise or lower the ride ht.
It's about $10k
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-28-2020, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By oneknight
hmmmm..... sounds like a pita, perhaps with a...

hmmmm..... sounds like a pita, perhaps with a different solution?

I put our NAS, router, and hotspot in the cabinet above the driver side of the windshield, same place as the existing head unit...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-21-2020, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By oneknight
For sure register with all the main vendors. ...

For sure register with all the main vendors.
For future service as well as recalls/ TSB's, and stuff like that.

Several major things are warranted for 3 years, spartan, magnum inverters, possibly...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-19-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By oneknight
As the second owner of a 2017 (in-service date...

As the second owner of a 2017 (in-service date June/2016) purchased by me in January 2018, I can assure everyone that all the warrantee's transfer. (you do need to do your due diligence and call and...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-18-2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,723
Posted By oneknight
I found some reading on DEF that may be of...

I found some reading on DEF that may be of interest.
https://www.capitalremanexchange.com/20-facts-you-need-to-know-about-diesel-exhaust-fluid-def/
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-17-2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,438
Posted By oneknight
Gary, I'm pretty sure we are all "for clean...

Gary,
I'm pretty sure we are all "for clean air."
We are not for an unelected government agency writing ever tightening regulations for half a century based on a rather loose law passed in 1970.
...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-16-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By oneknight
The newer aquahots have suffered a lot from...

The newer aquahots have suffered a lot from "corporate cost reduction."
Our 400D, even as compared to the terribly similar 450D, has lost at least one pump as well as the entire engine loop. We...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-16-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 229
Posted By oneknight
Aquahot thermostats

I'm wondering if anyone has ever modified their aquahot to add a second thermostat, so the electric element and the diesel burner were controlled separately?

My thinking is, the way our 400d is...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-12-2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,820
Posted By oneknight
I wish this forum had a thumbs up button! ...

I wish this forum had a thumbs up button!

This is a great thread!

Thanks to Steve and everyone else for some great troubleshooting. I'd think you were all vietnam era navy FTM's!

Mine is an...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-12-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By oneknight
Regardless of voltage, amps are amps, wire is...

Regardless of voltage, amps are amps, wire is wire.
14 gauge=15 amps, 12. - 20 amps, 10 is 30 amps.

But...

If it were me, I'd want to make damned sure the trailer was isolated from the...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,723
Posted By oneknight
This grew 3 pages since yesterday! Wow. A sore...

This grew 3 pages since yesterday!
Wow. A sore spot has been hit.

If I ever get a DEF code, I will leave the engine running until I get to someplace who will remove all that %^&*& for good.
...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By oneknight
Ours is doing that too. Annoying, especially at...

Ours is doing that too. Annoying, especially at night when it's 20 degrees outside and you're on a 30 amp hookup.

I have a tab describing the 3 control units (the black one is the middle one)
...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 899
Posted By oneknight
We have safeco through fmca. Rates have been...

We have safeco through fmca.
Rates have been pretty steady, windshields are free
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,112
Posted By oneknight
This board really needs a like button

This board really needs a like button
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,099
Posted By oneknight
We got in. It'll be our first Entegra...

We got in.

It'll be our first Entegra Homecoming.

Looking forward to meeting you all in person
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By oneknight
There is a sensor, but they hide them in various...

There is a sensor, but they hide them in various places, depending on the year and floor plan. I'm no help to you there.

You say your unit comes on and the compressor comes on but it doesn't blow...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By oneknight
Fingers crossed here. It's still using a little,...

Fingers crossed here. It's still using a little, 550ml in 2 days.
That's a lot but nuttin compared to the gallons I've put in over last week.

I probably do have a problem, the thing simply should...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-28-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By oneknight
Aquahot Fluid Leak

2017 Aspire 44b, AH-400

It looks like I'm leaking aquahot fluid.
We used the bus for 2 weeks in June and 3 weeks in August.
We have a guest this week, and she's staying in the "rolling...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-24-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By oneknight
Yup. Slide opens please. How about not tinted...

Yup. Slide opens please. How about not tinted too?
Coach would be so much less cavelike with big clear sliding windows!
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By oneknight
I did not do a comparison to it flat on the roof....

I did not do a comparison to it flat on the roof. It made no sense to me to put it down low between the metal awnings and the air conditioner, and behind whatever is in the front cap.

As compared...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-19-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By oneknight
The pool hose expands similar to the original. It...

The pool hose expands similar to the original. It is a little stiffer, not quit as flexible
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By oneknight
I initially fixed mine by cutting the hose back a...

I initially fixed mine by cutting the hose back a couple inches and reattaching. It fixed the leak. Some time later, I replaced it with automotive heater hose.
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By oneknight
I used 3 pieces of steel from Lowes. The Rayzor...

I used 3 pieces of steel from Lowes.
The Rayzor is extremely light, doesn't need much to hold it there.
It's back that far cause someday there will be solar panels on each side of that air...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,199
Posted By oneknight
Hey that's me! This is the info Entegra gave...

Hey that's me!

This is the info Entegra gave me on the factory TWENTY FOOT hose.
#97612 HOSE,OUTLET/FIXED 20' MACERATOR SANI-CON THETFORD WITH SLEEVE (ATTACHES TO NOZZLE)
$197.08 ea // in stock...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-18-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By oneknight
I put one on my coach, replacing the Jack thing...

I put one on my coach, replacing the Jack thing it came with.

It is supposed to be aligned so straight up on the display = straight forward on the coach.

Also it needs to be high enough to be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,244
Posted By oneknight
They hold those b+ vans very dear. A third ace...

They hold those b+ vans very dear.
A third ace or the little newmar will get you a lot more motorhome for the dollar.

Hell, for not much more than the van, you can get a baby tiffin diesel pusher!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By oneknight
Yes, I have installed one, on a 2008 Monaco...

Yes, I have installed one, on a 2008 Monaco Knight.

It was easy, just followed the directions.

At the same time I installed a bmk battery monitor.

To support them, I had to upgrade the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 735
Posted By oneknight
We have huskies. No problem with any other...

We have huskies.
No problem with any other animals. Hell, one of them once took down a sheep!

I do need to teach them to leave skunks alone.302670302671302672
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-28-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By oneknight
I always store up on the levelers. If it's a...

I always store up on the levelers.
If it's a long time, I wipe the cylinders down with atf
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