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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By Robi.1014
Ohsirr: You write "yes it had power to the...

Ohsirr: You write "yes it had power to the generator prior to this issue. in fact it almost started on the first try."


Was the generator starter sounding normal?...or did the "almost start"...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. Yesterday, 07:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,094
Posted By Robi.1014
For internet and TV, clearly it's a function of...

For internet and TV, clearly it's a function of how much you're willing to pay on a monthly basis. But how about this as a minimum: You have cell phone(s) now I guess. so using one both of the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-16-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Robi.1014
Cruizer, Not knowing what my rig has for camera...

Cruizer,
Not knowing what my rig has for camera signaling, rather than tear into the dash, I decided to investigate the exterior.camera.video -to- HDMI converter that came with my rig. This...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-03-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,094
Posted By Robi.1014
Well, my "DC" spot beam still worked at...

Well, my "DC" spot beam still worked at Fayetteville NC (at 300 miles) but not functional at Savannah GA (almost 600 miles). OTA channels now being watched/recorded via Channel Master Stream+...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-27-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,094
Posted By Robi.1014
TXwannabe...

TXwannabe (https://www.irv2.com/forums/members/txwannabe-147566.html): I'll be departing DC soon with a stop in Fayetteville NC...which will test the "300 mile" assumption. We'll see.
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 12-26-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,094
Posted By Robi.1014
I was a DNS user, but went with "locals" for the...

I was a DNS user, but went with "locals" for the Washington DC area. I'll be RVing to Savannah for the winter. Anyone know if my local beam (for the DC area) can be received in the Savannah area?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-22-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 230,394
Posted By Robi.1014
Trower, Indeed... No return-air filters. Each...

Trower,
Indeed... No return-air filters. Each heater is made up of (typically) 3 small, computer-size cooling fans. The 12-volt DC fans draw air from the space they occupy...with no filtering. ...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-17-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Robi.1014
Steve, Thanks for adding the tire-sizes to our...

Steve,
Thanks for adding the tire-sizes to our discussion...and the results of being weighed.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-15-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Robi.1014
Great question. I've not had the opportunity to...

Great question. I've not had the opportunity to weigh each wheel (or axel), so I'm running 110 lbs up front. I would not feel comfortable running with less unless I knew the exact weight. Feedback...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By Robi.1014
My macerator setup was home brew. Here's my...

My macerator setup was home brew. Here's my opinion: The macerator itself does not have a check-valve, and the mounting angle (that I see in your photo) tells me you've done enough. There should...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-11-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Robi.1014
Thanks all. And to Loyd, I'll certainly like to...

Thanks all. And to Loyd, I'll certainly like to hear of your December appointment...and the changes made. If new shocks (Bilstein, or other?) are prescribed, what is the part number for our rig?
...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 11-03-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By Robi.1014
2016 Winnie TOUR and those bumps

If you're an owner of a 201x TOUR 42QD, I'd like to hear your opinion about our front suspension hitting a bump. Example: At highway speed and a road-to-bridge transition has the bridge concrete...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-01-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 230,394
Posted By Robi.1014
Trower: Some disconnecting of some batteries...

Trower:
Some disconnecting of some batteries may be in order here to perform the test I'm proposing. If your bank has 6-volt batts in series to give you 12-volts, it may go easier...


...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 230,394
Posted By Robi.1014
Ranger Rick... My new 2016 was driving great,...

Ranger Rick... My new 2016 was driving great, but the LF tire was wearing excessively on the outside edge. I had an alignment performed. Too much toe-in. The tire now seems to be wearing...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-13-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Robi.1014
Thanks all. Using my training (ex Navy 'tronics...

Thanks all. Using my training (ex Navy 'tronics tech), I have checked connectors, cables and voltages, that the turret rotates freely, and that no wires inside the turret are bad or crimped. So I'm...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-11-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By Robi.1014
Kinda related... When sending the...

Kinda related...


When sending the Trav'ler back to Winegard for repair, must I remove the base-portion of the Trav'ler? I'm describing the base piece that has the large ring-gear, and if I...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-01-2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,813
Posted By Robi.1014
Jay/Peggy, I need clarification on your "We still...

Jay/Peggy, I need clarification on your "We still get a pbs channel (389). We do not use NY as our service address, this came with the DNS service."


Yup. Before ATT/DTV cancelled my DNS, I too...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-28-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,813
Posted By Robi.1014
For those of you with a "service address" in the...

For those of you with a "service address" in the NY/NJ area but receiving NYC channels when you RV nationwide, is PBS one of those channels?
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-27-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,813
Posted By Robi.1014
Bill767, I appreciate your summation which...

Bill767,
I appreciate your summation which included "...If you can get Direct to change your service address ... then you will get whatever appropriate locals for that new area. The whole idea with...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-25-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,813
Posted By Robi.1014
We're part time. For 10 years, when at home (and...

We're part time. For 10 years, when at home (and the RV in storage), we got only DNS (no locals). This is because I remove the DVR from the RV and use it at home. No locals was OK with us.

...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-21-2020, 10:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,813
Posted By Robi.1014
I live in a house in the DC area and store my...

I live in a house in the DC area and store my coach here. I use my DVR at my house when the RV is in storage, then move the DVR to the RV when traveling.


Now having lost DNS, I thought I would...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-12-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Robi.1014
"Hey OP, we need more data to help you better." ...

"Hey OP, we need more data to help you better." My question would be: is the alarm at a high-volume of sound?...or more quiet?


On a previous rig, I would get a very quiet beep-beep-beep when...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-18-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,244
Posted By Robi.1014
Your... "Does anyone know how it lines up? Does...

Your... "Does anyone know how it lines up? Does it have a signal meter built in or does it use a GPS and know where to point."


No on the GPS idea. And the dish does not "know" where to point. ...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-17-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,244
Posted By Robi.1014
Is yours Trav'ler? SWM3? Point is: The...

Is yours Trav'ler? SWM3?
Point is: The electronics within the turret (rather than your Reciver/DVR) that work to find the satellite(s). When the LNB doesn't "see" any satellite, then this is the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-31-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,244
Posted By Robi.1014
See if I can renew this thread... My...

See if I can renew this thread...


My DirecTV Trav'ler has an Azimuth stall. Upon a power reset (inside the rig), the antenna stowed successfully. Next use: It found the satellite OK, then...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-19-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By Robi.1014
I have the front-door lock switch easily accessed...

I have the front-door lock switch easily accessed by the driver. I've also heard that my entry door locks automatically when proceeding (driving) from a stop. I await responses as to my...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 01-27-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,066
Posted By Robi.1014
My AZ motor fault just occurred. I've read this...

My AZ motor fault just occurred. I've read this thread (some good news, some bad news).


I'll be attending the FMCA SouthEast Area Rally soon. Has anyone found that Winegard shows up at such...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-27-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 230,394
Posted By Robi.1014
Electra 225 (aka, Admiral Bill), The...

Electra 225 (aka, Admiral Bill),


The photo of your rig's right-front shows a coach well maintained (it sparkles). I store mine outside keeping it clean is a continuing effort. So please tell...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-06-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 230,394
Posted By Robi.1014
Jesse, Great research/suggestion as to my...

Jesse,
Great research/suggestion as to my generator slide-tray. I'm at a RV rally in central Virginia helping to host same. It may be a couple of weeks before I can focus on this issue. But I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-02-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,221
Posted By Robi.1014
Because the fresh-water drain port must be as low...

Because the fresh-water drain port must be as low as it can be (to drain all the water in the tank), you'll find this valve, perhaps hidden from immediate view, at that floor of one of your basement...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-02-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Robi.1014
I looked at some pictures of a rig like yours. I...

I looked at some pictures of a rig like yours. I saw a basement storage space with the water pump nearby.


On my rig, I removed the panel at the back of my (similar) space, and that revealed my...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-02-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By Robi.1014
Assuming your Y-22 valve is manually operated...

Assuming your Y-22 valve is manually operated (mine is), this valve must be the cause of water seeping-by the valve and into the fresh water tank. Perhaps the valve is OK but debris is preventing...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 12-02-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Robi.1014
Winnie TOUR generator slide fail

Here in 42-degree weather in the D.C. area, I wanted to check the generator fluids. The electric drive-out mechanism worked, but was sluggish. And when it was time to use the retract motor, nothing...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-10-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By Robi.1014
My "low side" port is up front, above the...

My "low side" port is up front, above the generator, slightly off-center towards the drivers side. Hard to find in that it is the highest "port" of other ports that are in that vicinity..
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-22-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 590
Posted By Robi.1014
Just a thought... Us diesel-pusher guys don't...

Just a thought...
Us diesel-pusher guys don't have any engine vacuum, so our rigs have a small 12vDC motor and associated canister up front. You could add one to your rig, but you'd have to come up...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-22-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Robi.1014
Excellent suggestions all. Thanks. Robi

Excellent suggestions all. Thanks.
Robi
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By Robi.1014
42' TOUR windshield crack

I'm about to undertake a 2nd replacement windshield (ws) on my rig. The new crack started in exactly the same place as the previous ws crack: At the bottom of the ws, in close proximity to the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Robi.1014
Great recommendation. I've had "blend vane"...

Great recommendation. I've had "blend vane" trouble on my 2002 Jeep Cherokee and I know that just a small bit of heater-core heat can offset the AC ... big time.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-16-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Robi.1014
42' TOUR Dash Air inconsistent

Just finished a 3-month Summer tour, thus I had the time to tinker with the R-134 charge-level (undercharge, correct charge, slight overcharge) ... to see what it took to get maximum cooling from the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-13-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By Robi.1014
When storing my rig, I turn off both battery-bank...

When storing my rig, I turn off both battery-bank switches. My rig is stored outside, no AC available. The solar panel seems to keep both banks fully charged (or at least sufficiently charged).

...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By Robi.1014
If there is an arm on one end (or both), they...

If there is an arm on one end (or both), they might need to be removed. And of course, the bed-mechanism makes this thing very heavy. Some disassembly might keep you from killing your back!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 66,304
Posted By Robi.1014
One troubleshooting step is to confirm that a DC...

One troubleshooting step is to confirm that a DC voltage is arriving at the LNB via the coax. The existence of this DC voltage (about 18 volts) indicates that the coax cable is OK. If the DC is OK,...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Robi.1014
My experience with water-levels is that there is...

My experience with water-levels is that there is no adjustment. The sensor locations (example: fresh-water low/med/full) are merely a factor of where the sensor is located on the actual tank.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Robi.1014
Good news that the rear camera works consistently...

Good news that the rear camera works consistently with the small monitor.


Clearly, the "next best" news would be that the problem can be found behind (or among) the connections to the large...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Robi.1014
WAG (wild-ass guess): You'll find the 12v power...

WAG (wild-ass guess): You'll find the 12v power present. Good hunting!!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By Robi.1014
Being an '02, your ICC lights are incandescent...

Being an '02, your ICC lights are incandescent bulbs. Perhaps consider replacing the entire device with one that is LED. Then when installing this, use a cautious amount of silicone adhesive to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,330
Posted By Robi.1014
Rather than remove the steps, suggest removing...

Rather than remove the steps, suggest removing the drive-motor. This makes the steps free from being locked extended or locked retracted. You can then hold the steps in (retracted) via a bungee...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-01-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Robi.1014
TOUR bed slide: Sun exposure = thumping

The SUBJECT line was challenging!


My 2016 42' TOUR wakes me up in the early morning as soon as the Sun shines on the curb-side of the coach.


These are popping noises, clearly as a result of...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-11-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By Robi.1014
I can feel your pain! Living in an RV means that...

I can feel your pain! Living in an RV means that taking it to a shop for repairs is quite the effort.


The forum seems to agree that low coolant (R-134) is the problem...in addition to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-09-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Robi.1014
Just to clarify... The "steel then rubber" hoses...

Just to clarify... The "steel then rubber" hoses are there for engine coolant to heat the water in the HWH while driving?
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