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Forum: Cummins Engines 11-24-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,973
Posted By jaminman
My check engine light never came on, or any other...

My check engine light never came on, or any other warning light, and no problems whatsoever, all ran great!

Here is an update since my last post. I had several things that I had to replace....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By jaminman
Thanks everybody for all your input and opinions,...

Thanks everybody for all your input and opinions, feel a lot more at ease now. Never had this happen before and it is good to know that others have the same experience and it is "no big deal".
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By jaminman
[QUOTE=dvmweb;2319411]Mine will over flow, both...

[QUOTE=dvmweb;2319411]Mine will over flow, both sides level or not, when getting near full. So, I listen for it. Works fairly well if I pay close attention.

Mine was 3/4 full when I started to...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By jaminman
I have a 2005 Neptune with ISB 5.9. Yes the...

I have a 2005 Neptune with ISB 5.9. Yes the ground was perfectly level. When you say "tilt" which way? So the fuel hole is higher? What should i do, will i be OK with the other side am planning a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By jaminman
Fuel overflows when filling

I had a strange thing happen and need some advice. Last week I began filling my fuel tank up and it started to flow out as if it was full, but it was not. I then went to the other side because it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jaminman
OK here is an update and I would really...

OK here is an update and I would really appreciate some help here. There is a BIG DIFFERENCE from what Monaco informed me and what Cummins says.

Monaco says: The primary filter is a Racor S3201P...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jaminman
Thanks for that informative reply Gary. I am...

Thanks for that informative reply Gary. I am assuming the one with the water separator and sensor is the primary but maybe they mixed them up. I will have to check to see which is which. Is it common...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jaminman
It seems to be running fine. So the secondary can...

It seems to be running fine. So the secondary can be lower?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jaminman
I did that but the problem is from my...

I did that but the problem is from my understanding the secondary filter should be a lower micron than the primary which it is not? As it stands right now the primary is FS19596 and the secondary is...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By jaminman
Fuel filter confusion

I have an ISB 300 5.9 in a 05 Holiday Rambler Neptune. Was planning on changing the fuel filters for the first time as being the new owner. Here is where the confusion comes in. In the Manual on one...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By jaminman
Thanks for the info but I have already changed...

Thanks for the info but I have already changed the oil and filter myself with no problems. Am trying to migrate over to doing all the maintenance work myself.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By jaminman
Fuel filter change

Hi every one. I have a 2005 Holiday Neptune with an ISB Cummins engine. Last year I had someone change the fuel filter for me and this year I want to do it myself. If any one that has the same...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By jaminman
Just reread my original post and I explained it...

Just reread my original post and I explained it wrong. Not while I am driving but when on shore/gen power.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By jaminman
The chassis battery is charged when I am driving...

The chassis battery is charged when I am driving as well as the house batteries. However, when I have the generator on engine off, or plugged in to shore power the charger will only put a charge in...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-17-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By jaminman
Thanks guys, I did the swap over yesterday and no...

Thanks guys, I did the swap over yesterday and no problems. I purchased Sams Club Duracell 6volt batteries which worked out fine. I am debating if I should install the Amp-L-Start to charge the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By jaminman
Great advice, forgot about the eye glasses!

Great advice, forgot about the eye glasses!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By jaminman
Changing out old batteries

Hi there! Am changing out 4 6volt batteries on my Holiday Rambler today, anything I have to be aware of besides closing the battery shutoff. I will mark all the terminals so as not to get them mixed...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,165
Posted By jaminman
Ok, I was pretty sure I had been down this road...

Ok, I was pretty sure I had been down this road before so I checked with Cummins and then Monaco. On the left of the drivers seat are switches and one says "exhaust brake". The manual gives...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-03-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,165
Posted By jaminman
I have an 05 Neptune with the 5.9 ISB and was...

I have an 05 Neptune with the 5.9 ISB and was told that exhaust brakes do not need to be lubricated. Did I get the wrong info? Was concerned about this some time ago and was told by Cummins that it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,676
Posted By jaminman
Providing I can do all the work myself and I...

Providing I can do all the work myself and I install 300watts how much would it cost for everything assuming I will be buying from the suppliers that you recommend? Just want to get a rough idea....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-01-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
I assume it is the red light on the black box....

I assume it is the red light on the black box. The magnet worked for me to reset it, seems to be fine now. From what I can tell that black box serves one purpose and that is to shut down the fridge...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-01-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 768
Posted By jaminman
Last year I had a delamination problem on my MH,...

Last year I had a delamination problem on my MH, I did the work by myself. There were two approaches that I took and that was fix the delamination and find the leak. Turned out that when Monaco...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,676
Posted By jaminman
You don't want to know how big a panel to get you...

You don't want to know how big a panel to get you want to know how many (-:

When referring to how big, I meant how many watts would one panel be, 100watts 150 watts etc.? Sounds like you guys...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,676
Posted By jaminman
Possible solar power add-on

Replacing a bad alternator and will be installing 4 new 6 volt batteries. Will probably go with sams club. I am planning in the not to distant future of installing some solar panels. We are no huge...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
That's a great tip, did not know that. Thanks for...

That's a great tip, did not know that. Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
As a side-note has anyone here used the LSL...

As a side-note has anyone here used the LSL products? More specifically the Amps-L- Start. My unit does not charge the Chassis batteries when on shore power or gen. For $60.00 it seems like a great...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
Are you sure you are not talking about my DW. I...

Are you sure you are not talking about my DW. I may have to agree with her though. You certainly would not want a alt failure in the air. In my travels I have had many things happen in the air...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-30-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
$55.00 sounds like a good price for a rebuild. My...

$55.00 sounds like a good price for a rebuild. My brother has been a mechanic for 40 years and he said there really is only one shop I would recommend taking it to. I called them and they said it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
Unfortunately where I live there is only one shop...

Unfortunately where I live there is only one shop that does this kind of work, and I do not want to take it out of town. By the time I add my time and fuel, it is not worth it. I trust the advice of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-29-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
Just an update, I decided to go with a direct...

Just an update, I decided to go with a direct replacement with what is in there. I appreciate all the input. My brother and his son who are both mechanics advised a new over a rebuilt. Rebuilt where...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
I checked mine and it is self-exciting which...

I checked mine and it is self-exciting which means it has no ignition wire. It has + and - terminals and then there is a wire for the idiot light/alarm. We disconnected this wire and the alarm and...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-27-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,279
Posted By jaminman
Leece-Neville or 28si

Ok, I have determined that I need a new or rebuilt alternator. From what I understand it would be a good idea to replace with maybe a 200amp unit. Any ideas? I have the Leece-Neville A001090875 ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By jaminman
So if I understand this right, the exciter wire...

So if I understand this right, the exciter wire coming from the ECM should be bringing to the alt a 12 volt supply? What if it is not? The mechanic told me it was reading 0.7 volts. could he have got...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By jaminman
(If the wire is exciter then it needs 12 vdc.) ...

(If the wire is exciter then it needs 12 vdc.)

Does the exciter wire come from the ECM with 12volts? or go to the ECM with 12volts from the alt?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By jaminman
Should I go with one that is higher than 160amps...

Should I go with one that is higher than 160amps if I get a new one? I have 25,000 miles on the MH, how could it be shot? In all my years and having owned 3 MH and countless vehicles I have never had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By jaminman
HELP!!!

Ok, I took my MH to my brothers shop today and it appears that the alt is not working. it is not giving out any charge. The exciter wire was very rusty and the nut broke off. It appears that it had...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By jaminman
They are sealed batteries, interstate. It does...

They are sealed batteries, interstate. It does not appear to have any tops that come off, not like my 6 volts do. I purchased the MH last year used, so they are ( I'm guessing) probably at least 4 or...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-26-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By jaminman
Possible battery problem?

I had my MH in storage for about 6 weeks, turned the battery disconnect off for both batteries during that period. When I went to pick it up the alt/charge light stayed on and was beeping.

The...
Forum: Just Conversation 08-23-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,685
Posted By jaminman
Scam

I agree with Steve N Sal, can happen anywhere. My son had cash taken out of his account from a bank at their debit machine while he was using it. Someone put a small wireless camera to catch his...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-16-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,973
Posted By jaminman
Vmspc

I recently purchased the silverleaf VMSPC. I checked the diagnostic and there were several things there that does not make any sense to me. I called the company and they said it is errors from the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-10-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,265
Posted By jaminman
Diesel or Gas

I am new to a diesel MH, have had 2 gas before. I initially got a diesel because of longevity. Granted this is all new to me, but I find diesel engines to be very picky and costly to maintain. This...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By jaminman
Great response Walt. You must have a great sense...

Great response Walt. You must have a great sense of humor, (boils down to) LOL. I am thinking of using the 13 psi, I have a dry sleeve engine so the coolant is regular with no SCA, and no cavitation...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 858
Posted By jaminman
Rad cap psi

This may be a topic that has I am sure been talked about before. I have a 2005 Holiday Rambler Neptune, with the ISB 300 5.9 I have a 15psi rad cap that has to be replaced. Having a hard time finding...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-17-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
Roof fans

I wired in today 2 computer fans in the fridge roof vent. All went well. I got 2 that were 0.3amps and very quite. I also wired an off/on switch at the bottom of the fridge unit inside, that is lit...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-16-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
I am shocked that they are still making them with...

I am shocked that they are still making them with the same flawed design? I hope things work out for you.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-16-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
I checked the recall box and it says "revision...

I checked the recall box and it says "revision E". So I assume that is a good one. Date is year 2013. What else would cause the on/off not to work and no interior light? Like I said before it did not...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-16-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
Confused

Ok, I am still not sure what the issue is here. First off, when I originally had the problem with the fridge not turning on the recall box was not lit. When I tried the off/on button on the fridge it...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-12-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
Which would be best for a fan a 120v or a 12volt...

Which would be best for a fan a 120v or a 12volt fan for cooling? If it triggers again will the magnet do the trick again. I spent about 3 hours yesterday working on this only to find a magnet would...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
Thanks for the info Jimmyt. The light was not on...

Thanks for the info Jimmyt. The light was not on with the black box they installed, and after I checked the fuse on the main board (what a job getting to it) the fuse was ok. For some reason the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-11-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,262
Posted By jaminman
Ok update here. I rechecked the power coming in...

Ok update here. I rechecked the power coming in (red) through the recall part and the power going out (blue) and there is power on both sides. No lights when you open up the fridge door either, where...
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