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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 179,543
Posted By johnnysfun
One of the unfortunate ones

Thanks to everyone for all the great tips and suggestions regarding the slide out motor mounts. Unfortunately, I have not been on the forum recently and found the posts after I had discovered that 3...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-01-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By johnnysfun
Inverter had to be replaced

The inverter on the generator was not putting out enough voltage as I had observed. The only fix is to replace the inverter on the generator.

Went to the Rocky Mountains Cummins facility in...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-23-2016, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By johnnysfun
That was my thinking too. It's an Onan 8000...

That was my thinking too. It's an Onan 8000 diesel. 8HDKAK.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-23-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By johnnysfun
Continuing to get AC Overload fault.

The AGS starts the generator and charging commences as normal. About an hour into the charging, the Magnum shows an AC overload fault. The Magnum shows that it is not charging the batteries. When...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-21-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By johnnysfun
PCS info.

After receiving this info from George Cepynsky at Precision Circuits,

"When Generator is Running, we are displaying the SIZE of the Generator, not the power it is providing. On the Line Status...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By johnnysfun
OK, not the PCS.

Guess I was wrong about the PCS. I was checking the voltage from the generator in the transfer switch and each leg was showing 75V. As soon as I finished checking the voltage, the transfer switch...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-20-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By johnnysfun
PCS shows normal on generator but no power to charger or appliances while boondocking

This is bit of emergency since we are boondocking! The emergency is that our Magnum inverter is not charging the batteries and we are an all-electric coach.

The system is showing 66amps from the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,095
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks Onegeorge1. When I talked with Newmar, I...

Thanks Onegeorge1. When I talked with Newmar, I was told there were only screws outside the slide out. Apparently, that is not the case. Not at the motorhome right now, do you know how to get to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,095
Posted By johnnysfun
After multiple conversations with Newmar, I...

After multiple conversations with Newmar, I finally got the same info as posted by Onegeorge1. I first had to move the slide out back & forth to get the cog track back to it's original position. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,095
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks for the feedback Miramichi and redbaron73....

Thanks for the feedback Miramichi and redbaron73. Waiting to hear back from Newmar before I do too much. We'll be here at Estes Park for at least another day.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-18-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,095
Posted By johnnysfun
Slide cog track

While we were visiting with friends yesterday, we heard a loud pop outside the coach. Couldn't find the source.

Today, we realized after extending the kitchen slide that the cog track for one...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-19-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,307
Posted By johnnysfun
After watching the process, I may have an idea...

After watching the process, I may have an idea but I would be to old to use it by the time it was finished!

Bet you are excited for it to be finished. Send me a picture when you get it.

John
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-18-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,307
Posted By johnnysfun
Jetsmania in production

Hi Paul.

Took the factory tour yesterday and did see your coach. Unfortunately, they didn't really let me get too close but I did get a few pictures. They really don't show much but I can tell...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-17-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,307
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks Steve. We made it there Saturday afternoon...

Thanks Steve. We made it there Saturday afternoon with sites to spare. By Sunday afternoon it was pretty much a full house.

The coach is in the shop today and they are blowing through the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-14-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,307
Posted By johnnysfun
We will be joining the fun on Saturday. If there...

We will be joining the fun on Saturday. If there are any forum members still at Camp Newmar, we would appreciate hearing what the availability looks like on the full hookup sites.

Thanks. The...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,307
Posted By johnnysfun
No problem Paul. We will keep an eye out for it.

No problem Paul. We will keep an eye out for it.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-11-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,307
Posted By johnnysfun
We'll have our gladiator gear on.

Thanks Gary. We will keep our fingers crossed and make the best of it regardless.

We plan on taking at least one of the tours next week so if anyone has a coach in production that would like...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-10-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,401
Views: 1,429,307
Posted By johnnysfun
Hello all. We are on our way to our first visit...

Hello all. We are on our way to our first visit to Newmar. Sounds like things are a bit crowded there. Planning on arriving on Saturday but if they are going to be full, not sure what our options...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-16-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 42,283
Posted By johnnysfun
Damon Diva you might want to ask about the decal....

Damon Diva you might want to ask about the decal. When we were ordering our 2014 there was an option to delete the decal on the Trailhawk. We ended up going with the Limited with Active Drive II...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-12-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By johnnysfun
Seems to be working correctly now

Good news on the Evans valve replacement. But first the embarrassing part, when I went to remove the outlet hose from the inlet port on the valve, coolant started spraying out even though I had it...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-27-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks for all the suggestions. Stink, I checked...

Thanks for all the suggestions. Stink, I checked for condensation on all the hoses and really didn't find any "hot" spots or in this case, cold spots.. I think at this point, I will go ahead and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-21-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks for the responses so far. "007" I had...

Thanks for the responses so far. "007" I had read a part of .pdf you referenced but the link you provided supplied more info than the one I had looked at previously.

Stink, I won't have the MH at...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By johnnysfun
What else impacts dash A/C besides heater core?

Like most people in areas like Florida & South Texas, we usually run our house A/C while traveling during summer months to keep the coach cool. However, recently I noticed that he dash A/C had...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-29-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,857
Posted By johnnysfun
Something else to consider.

The way our Ventana is wired is that the HDMI source signal is connected to a HDMI splitter that sends the signal to all the TVs. The benefit and in this case, the disadvantage of the way HDMI works...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-16-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,973
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks for the suggestions. Was a piece of cake...

Thanks for the suggestions. Was a piece of cake to adjust once I knew what to do. In fact, on mine I could just turn the rod counterclockwise by hand until it was extended enough to hold the door. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,973
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks for the great tips Beacher and MJFZ. I...

Thanks for the great tips Beacher and MJFZ. I will give them a try this weekend.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-08-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,973
Posted By johnnysfun
Bedroom pocket door won't stay open

The last time we took our 2012 Ventana out, the bedroom pocket door slid back and forth at every turn. Comparing the pin latch hardware at the top of the door to the bathroom pocket door, I noticed...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-30-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 42,283
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks curtellisjr. I appreciate the...

Thanks curtellisjr. I appreciate the instructions. Still not sure which way I am going to go.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-27-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 42,283
Posted By johnnysfun
curtellisjr....Would you mind sharing the part #...

curtellisjr....Would you mind sharing the part # for the wiring kit you bought from Curt Manufacturing. I noticed that they have a plug in kit specifically for the Cherokee but it shows it is $93...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-24-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks for the suggestion FLSteve. The people at...

Thanks for the suggestion FLSteve. The people at each of the harness manufacturers have indicated that it needs a new version. Unfortunately, none of them have made one yet. Could use the...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 03-23-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 42,283
Posted By johnnysfun
Has anyone found a manufacturer that offers a...

Has anyone found a manufacturer that offers a plug-in wiring harness yet for the Cherokee? We picked up our 2014 limited 2weeks ago and are very happy with it. Going to have the BlueOx baseplate...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-23-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,533
Posted By johnnysfun
Picked up our 2014 Jeep Cherokee a few weeks ago...

Picked up our 2014 Jeep Cherokee a few weeks ago and we really like it so far. Investigating the options for setting it up for towing and unfortunately, the availability of options like wiring...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-14-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 265,244
Posted By johnnysfun
Totally agree with FLSteve. Staying at Fort...

Totally agree with FLSteve. Staying at Fort Wilderness Campground definitely improves the Disney World experience. After a full day of "action" it's nice to go back to someplace a little less...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-05-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 2,200
Views: 265,244
Posted By johnnysfun
Great idea Steve. I am still trying to catch up...

Great idea Steve. I am still trying to catch up adding back all the additions you took out of your Ventana before we got it. I'll never catch up but I can keep trying.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-28-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By johnnysfun
UPDATE: Like all good RV owners, we got up the...

UPDATE: Like all good RV owners, we got up the next morning with a new set of eyes and figured out our next move. After calling the Freightliner authorized repair facility annd every heavy duty...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-27-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks to all of you for the kind words. We are...

Thanks to all of you for the kind words. We are having so much fun on our drive back to Houston we are having a hard time wiping the grins off our faces. Compared to our 2006 Holiday Rambler gasser,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-25-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,740
Posted By johnnysfun
Smile Lucky Ventana owners

We have spent the last six months lurking the Newmar forums learning all we could about the Newmar brand and seriously considering purchasing a new Ventana after reading all the informative post of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-01-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By johnnysfun
Thanks for all the feedback. I really like the...

Thanks for all the feedback. I really like the Air Dream mattress idea, but based on the weird size of this sofa sleeper...50"x69", I am probably going to have to go with a custom foam mattress.
...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By johnnysfun
Replacing a 58" sofa bed mattress

Looking for feedback from anyone who has replaced their sofa bed mattress.
Our sofa bed measures 50" x 69" inside the tubular frame. Assuming that would take a standard 53" x 72" mattress. Will a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 09-18-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 727
Posted By johnnysfun
Replacing 58" sofa bed

Looking for feedback from anyone who has replaced their sofa bed mattress.
Our sofa bed measures 50" x 69" inside the tubular frame. Assuming that would take a standard 53" x 72" mattress. Will...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-10-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By johnnysfun
Did you ever find an inline fuse? Both of my 12v...

Did you ever find an inline fuse? Both of my 12v detectors on my coach are not powered. Propane or Carbon Monoxide. Any ideas about what I should check?
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