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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 02-08-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Mr Michael
Crutchfiled.com has a great selection of...

Crutchfiled.com has a great selection of replacement radios and audio equipment, and also has many adapters to attach to factory wiring harnesses. In my experience customer service has been excellent
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-26-2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Mr Michael
In mine the house batteries must be on for dash...

In mine the house batteries must be on for dash radio to get power. Make sure your salesman swith ( battery shutoff) is not on
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-16-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By Mr Michael
I would also checked for a tripped breaker on...

I would also checked for a tripped breaker on your inverter ( sometimes just a reset button)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-10-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By Mr Michael
Storage tray

I have one on my 2005 Kountry Star and it works great. Nice to not have to disconnect the hose every time. I learned to keep a bungee cord on it after it opened spontaneously on its own on a trip and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-30-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,702
Posted By Mr Michael
EZ pass

I have a N.C. EZ pass transponder in the coach and have had no problems and most all the ez pass states, all the way up the east coast to Maine. We live in Florida and have a E pass ( note the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-21-2018, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 1,052,762
Posted By Mr Michael
Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce Bristol...

Bear Creek Campground at Lake Compounce Bristol Ct. Nice place adjacent to a water park ( not interested). Nice pull thru sites and close to I84. Spent an extra day waiting for remains of Florence...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 06-14-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,000
Posted By Mr Michael
Backwards

When I replaced the camera and monitor on my 2005 KS there was a switch on the back of the old and new monitors that reversed the image
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-25-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,210
Posted By Mr Michael
Me too

I live fairly close to the store in question. I too was surprised that right before it opened I looked it up on the Pilot App and they didnít include Rv fuel lanes and do not offer any discounts for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-10-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,143
Posted By Mr Michael
One thought I had reading this is that the rubber...

One thought I had reading this is that the rubber hose from the tank could be soft and collapsing when under a load, causing a restriction. Can't e too expensive to replace?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-28-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,015
Posted By Mr Michael
I use the pilot app on my phone. Using the map...

I use the pilot app on my phone. Using the map feature built into it you can find Pilot or Flying Js along your route. It allows you to expand the station you select and shows current prices, rv fuel...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-04-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks

Yes HarleyJT I have been fooled before on the alternator thing. When I first started up the coach with the bad battery I looked at the voltmeter over the door and saw 14 some odd volts, so I pretty...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-30-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Mr Michael
Vettenuts. True it surprised me somewhat also but...

Vettenuts. True it surprised me somewhat also but have seen some strange troubles before when batteries start to go bad and have a cell or two die out or short. I only had a voltmeter and it showed...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-30-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Mr Michael
Update. Fixed

Well an update for anyone that might have this issue in the future. As I previously posted the new engine battery cured most of the engine and transmission issues I was having ( took a little while...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-28-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks Bill. I will be back home in a few days...

Thanks Bill. I will be back home in a few days and will dig into the problem. The new battery I installed on the fly seemed to fix most of the issues. When I can I want to check the flashers ( I...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-26-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By Mr Michael
W24 electrical issues

Well been an interesting trip so far. Left coach (2005 Newman on w24 chassis) parked for a few days while visiting family in Raleigh. Only left fridge on propane and any other normal parasitic...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-23-2017, 05:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,372
Posted By Mr Michael
On mine I was able to install an articulating...

On mine I was able to install an articulating swivel mount that I installed sideways. For watching TV i can swing the tv down to a very comfortable height where we don't bend our necks looking up....
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-23-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Mr Michael
Price

I paid 199 too. I wish I knew the price was going down a couple weeks after I bought mine:banghead: Used our coach last week and it was a pleasure to look down and be able to see and read the display!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 02-15-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 829
Posted By Mr Michael
Independence RV

Was there for service on our 2005 Kountry Star today and excellent service and very friendly place
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 02-11-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,571
Posted By Mr Michael
Display replacement

Me too! I got mine from Brazel's also and replaced it just a few days ago. Not as hard as I expected it to be, and the nice clear blue display is great. For my 2005 Newmar Kountry Star only took me...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-22-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,098
Posted By Mr Michael
I don't remember the plug looking exactly like...

I don't remember the plug looking exactly like the one pictured above but it was over a year ago when I put the soap dish on it and haven't had to mess with it again. :D I thought I remembered it...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 12-22-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,098
Posted By Mr Michael
wiper connector

Vettenuts

We have the same coach and I too had problems with that connector after heavy rain. Wipers would come on and not shut off. Cleaning connector and di-electric grease did not help. I...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-30-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,497
Posted By Mr Michael
TV

I replaced our CRT in the front overhead with a nice flatscreen and mounted it on a swivel mount that I installed sideways. When watching tv it swings out and down so no neck bending required, and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-23-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks

Thanks for the offer. My GF is from Memphis so we have been there a few times and stay at the Agiriculture Center. Not a resort CG but good utilities and not expensive.It's in a nice and safe area of...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-21-2016, 06:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,771
Posted By Mr Michael
Nashville

We really enjoyed the KOA near Opryland. There is a shuttle bus that picks up and drops off at the hotels and campgrounds on Music Row Drive (check street name). We are making plans for some time...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-14-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Mr Michael
Radio

I would probably try removing the fuse for the radio and reinserting after a minute or so
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,092
Posted By Mr Michael
Probably a dealer heading to an RV show

Probably a dealer heading to an RV show
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-06-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,913
Posted By Mr Michael
Wiper fix

I shouldn't jinx myself but since doing my Walmart repair last year and driving through lots of heavy rain and thunderstorms, my wipers have worked ok. Mine would come on and not shut off even after...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-24-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,512
Posted By Mr Michael
lights

I'll go out and check my 2005 Kountry Star this morning but thought I remembered that those lights only come on if the engine is running and the dash switch turned on. I know one of mine is not...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-09-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By Mr Michael
Update. We are rolling again

Ok it took a week but coach is repaired. Repair shop first obtained a pressure switch for the park brake system ( from UltraRV which I assume it Brazels online store) but this did not fix it. We...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-01-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,132
Posted By Mr Michael
Dang. Broke down and stuck

We have been on the road for over a month and many thousands of miles with no issues. Today on out way to Springfield MA for the FMCA rally, upon entering NY thruway near Utica had a brake warning...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-24-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,266
Posted By Mr Michael
Stabilizer

Recently had the Safety plus installed on our 2005 Kountry star and love the way it improved the driving experience 👍
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 936
Posted By Mr Michael
Antenna

I will reiterate what others have said. Assuming you are connected to the correct input, the power booster for the antenna must be turned off to get any channels on cable
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks

Thanks TomandGloria. Yes it's a workhorse chassis . I'll call that number and check it out. I saw one on Amazon for 28 dollars so that sounds like the same one. I would feel better buying it from...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By Mr Michael
Alcoa center hub cover 2005 Kountry Star

Anyone know a source for these? I have a 2005 Kountry Star 3742 gas coach. (22.5 inch wheels) While driving some rough roads in NJ yesterday arrived at our campground to find the center hub cap...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-29-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks Tobias Unfortunately my tanks are...

Thanks Tobias

Unfortunately my tanks are empty right now but still hearing noise. Seems like if it was a bad check valve on water heater I would also hear the noise while on city water and do not....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks

Thanks biscuit. I'll check that but I hear the same growling noise whether I'm using hot or cold water :confused:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-27-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Mr Michael
Fresh water check valve

Several months ago i started to hear a rumbling/growling type of noise when running water while hooked up to a city water supply. I replaced the check valve located behind the water intake and noise...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-18-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By Mr Michael
TV

Be careful when you get it loose cause those old ones weigh a ton :eek: I got mine loose and had a neighbor help with lowering it out of the cabinet. On mine
( 2005 Kountry Star) I was able to...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 04-13-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By Mr Michael
Wiper fix

Found out last summer after buying our 2005 Kountry Star with Workhorse chassis that there is a problem with the wipers coming on and not shutting off during heavy rain. Per helpful instructions here...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-10-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks

Yes I probably broke it. I just unscrewed the cover of the one next to it and re-installed it easily but the original one won't screw on. I had planned to start changing those to LEDs and guess now...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 04-10-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By Mr Michael
Decorative ceiling lights

Good morning all. Traveling now and have a small dilemma. On our 2005 Kountry Star, I had one of the small ceiling lights go out. I was able to gently pry off the cover and replaced the halogen bulb...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-03-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Mr Michael
Wiring

In the past I have had great results with wiring harness adapters from
crutchfield.com . Usually comes with good printed directions and all parts needed for conversion. I have not started to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-01-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 925
Posted By Mr Michael
Also make sure to turn off the antenna booster...

Also make sure to turn off the antenna booster when hooked up to park cable:thumb:
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Mr Michael
curious

Thanks guys. On my coach I do not have a seperate sub panel for the inverter powered outlets. So I assume that those outlets are being powered through the inverter pass thru when hooked up to shore...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By Mr Michael
Just Curious

Was poking around my coach (2005 Kountry Star gas) today and was looking at the inverter. Its a 600w pure sine wave unit and works fine. I was wondering why it has a plug on the front end, and an...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-13-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Mr Michael
Mirror

Yes gas coach. 007. Thanks for that link. I should be home later today and will check out that link. Didn't realize how much I used that mirror while driving until I didn't have it :)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-11-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Mr Michael
2005 Kountry Star mirror

While driving home through South Csrolina today on the
95 detour on 77 around Columbia I looked over and my passenger side
Blind spot mirror was gone! Apparently it
Shook loose after one too many...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-12-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mr Michael
Thanks

Thanks Floridakamper. I had nightmares of having to have
A mechanic come to my site this week to rip apart my steering column:eek:
Back to normal this morning. I will take that connection apart...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-12-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mr Michael
Update

First day was uneventful. Not as much on the second.:sad: almost to our stopping point for the night yesterday and drove through a strong thunderstorm.
Coach was fine but afterwards could not turn...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-10-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,380
Posted By Mr Michael
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