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Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By azSkier
Beware the newer CC2 is not compatible with your...

Beware the newer CC2 is not compatible with your original AC units. To use that controller will require some upgrades.

The dometic cable is rj11. If the existing cable is too short, then you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum Yesterday, 08:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,820
Posted By azSkier
It is important to take pictures. Sometimes a...

It is important to take pictures. Sometimes a wire comes loose and only a picture will help you get it put back together. That rats nest of wiring is intimidating.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,820
Posted By azSkier
Wayne. Post some pictures of the area behind the...

Wayne. Post some pictures of the area behind the eplex. The ac controller is mounted on the wall way back on the right

There is not a cable going to the eplex panel, but to an eplex component
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-13-2021, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 400
Posted By azSkier
Check out this park in the redwoods. ...

Check out this park in the redwoods.

https://ramblinredwoodsrv.com/
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-11-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By azSkier
I have an older coach so hopefully you can...

I have an older coach so hopefully you can translate. The basement heater is enabled when zone 3 is set to furnace. There is an adjustment on the heater itself that allows you to set a somewhat...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 01-01-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,574
Posted By azSkier
The interior should always smell pleasant. You...

The interior should always smell pleasant. You can seal up your coach (windows closed, etc.) And then turn on the bathroom fan.

Then start sniffing.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-31-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,574
Posted By azSkier
The seal between the toilet and the floor has...

The seal between the toilet and the floor has aged out and needs to be replaced.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-28-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 562
Posted By azSkier
Clicking relays and no motors running is a sure...

Clicking relays and no motors running is a sure sign of poor voltage. You can verify by checking voltages or go perform task one. Clean the hwh ground post and add a new 8ga wire to ground....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By azSkier
The Kuat NV 2.0 is a great rack. I use a 2...

The Kuat NV 2.0 is a great rack.

I use a 2 rack setup. The storage rack is attached to the coach with a hitch splitter. I store the bikes there when not in use. The second rack is on the jeep....
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-13-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By azSkier
Would help if you showed a picture of the...

Would help if you showed a picture of the passenger switches. I have 2 light switches there. One controls the overhead lights (which are never automatic).

The other controls the outside door...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By azSkier
AzPete always gets the credit:)

AzPete always gets the credit:)
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By azSkier
I did. I put the sensors on the tanks just...

I did. I put the sensors on the tanks just behind the TV. I added a control panel in the half bath and another control panel in the wetbay.

My posting history shows pictures of this upgrade.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 12-11-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By azSkier
Hwh is sensitive to having a quality ground....

Hwh is sensitive to having a quality ground. There is a post where many wires are connected to ground.. this post corrodes and the system becomes unreliable and then inoperative. You need to find...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By azSkier
I just checked the specs on my new Frigidaire. ...

I just checked the specs on my new Frigidaire. It shows a depth of 23 7/8s with the doors off.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-28-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By azSkier
Be confident that the motorhome was not built...

Be confident that the motorhome was not built around the refrigerator. My refrigerator has been serviced and then replaced. I'm sure the doors have to come off.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By azSkier
Show a picture of the main panel. See if...

Show a picture of the main panel. See if anything is missing
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-25-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By azSkier
I had mine replaced by a shop, so I did not do...

I had mine replaced by a shop, so I did not do the work myself. But I think everything starts at the top. There is a brace up there that needs to be removed.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 11-15-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By azSkier
The Essex is a great coach. But the eplex system...

The Essex is a great coach. But the eplex system is a challenge and is obsolete.

There is no fixing an eplex part that is not working. The way forward is to move eplex functionality to native...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-08-2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By azSkier
For chassis service, I recommend smiths power...

For chassis service, I recommend smiths power products.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By azSkier
Your house batteries have low voltage. This is...

Your house batteries have low voltage. This is why your slide is not working. While dry camping, your batteries did not charge.

Also, when the inverter faults, all inverter power is...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-25-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By azSkier
Usually, I start driving in the morning. So I...

Usually, I start driving in the morning. So I turn it on the night before. As for a minimum, more heat is better, so my guess is 3 hours is helpful if the morning temp is around 30.

But our...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-25-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 171
Posted By azSkier
Block heater does not operate off the inverter....

Block heater does not operate off the inverter. Shore power or generator must be available. Use volt meter at power outlet to verify. Also look at your ac breakers.

Engine coolant will travel to...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-20-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 582
Posted By azSkier
The bottom of that slide out is rock solid. The...

The bottom of that slide out is rock solid. The top is free except for the slideout topper. My guess is the topper is binding and causing the slide to stop. Put the slide out and assess the topper. ...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 10-11-2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 919
Posted By azSkier
I have purchased that receptacle part from...

I have purchased that receptacle part from etrailer. You can probably get a new air hose there as well.
Forum: Gear and Product Discussions 10-11-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 386
Posted By azSkier
I used this for a few years. ...

I used this for a few years.

https://www.bbqguys.com/the-outdoor-greatroom-company/20-inch-legacy-cook-number-stainless-electric-grill-and-vinyl-cover

On warm days, it could get to 450 temp. ...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-03-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,675
Posted By azSkier
Retracting the jacks is pretty simple. A value...

Retracting the jacks is pretty simple. A value opens and the springs pull the jack in. You can manually open the valve to see if the valve is working. When I had jack problems, there was poor...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-30-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 437
Posted By azSkier
Most likely yes. Shore power is directly...

Most likely yes. Shore power is directly connected to the inverter/ charger... which is directly connected to the batteries. Assume you are talking house batteries,
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 390
Posted By azSkier
shop for AC parts on pplmotorhomes or dyers.com. ...

shop for AC parts on pplmotorhomes or dyers.com. Pretty much our old AC equipment is incompatible with anything new. You will need the 10 button dometic controller. In addition to the 2ACs, you...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-22-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By azSkier
Call up newmar and get it from them. You need to...

Call up newmar and get it from them. You need to consider the effects of stiction! That rubber is in contact with the wall and will be very hot and very cold. Sometimes the slide out motor cannot...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-21-2020, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By azSkier
Your coach has the e-plex system. The temp...

Your coach has the e-plex system. The temp sensors are eplex sensors. THey are located behind the white on the wall. You have 4 sensors, one for each zone. On my coach, zone 1 is located near the...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-19-2020, 10:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By azSkier
You have to flush both hot and cold lines. The...

You have to flush both hot and cold lines. The washing machine is difficult and I always use too much. I get 6 gallons and use around 5. The stuff is cheap compared to repairs.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 11:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By azSkier
Make sure the hwh grounds are rock solid. My rear...

Make sure the hwh grounds are rock solid. My rear jack would not extend and soon nothing worked. Erratic voltages cause by bad grounding.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-13-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By azSkier
Eplex will not be affected by the inverter not...

Eplex will not be affected by the inverter not being attached. Removing the inverter was the first thing I did. Suggest you read my posts about getting a new inverter for your essex. You will have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-04-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By azSkier
My Essex also has the house and chassis batteries...

My Essex also has the house and chassis batteries back by the engine. Engine heat is certainly the major heat contributor. Here is my experience.

I purchased the coach in 2015 and for the first...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-29-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By azSkier
Reporting in from sun valley. Been here a week,...

Reporting in from sun valley. Been here a week, getting smoke from California. Not awful nor anything near as bad as 2017. Been hiking And mountain biking. Will be traveling north to Couer D'Alene...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-26-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 149
Posted By azSkier
Call Spartan. They are ready to help you.

Call Spartan. They are ready to help you.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-23-2020, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By azSkier
Tommar... Yes, that's why I shared this story.

Tommar... Yes, that's why I shared this story.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-23-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By azSkier
Everyone loves a success story where adversity is...

Everyone loves a success story where adversity is defeated. However, there are risks and I will share my story.

After storing my coach for the winter months in on a gravel lot, I needed to take...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-08-2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By azSkier
Bypassing the controller works. The controller...

Bypassing the controller works. The controller will limit current and stop everything where as the bypass will run the motor no matter what. Be careful.

You might try to bypass the controller and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-08-2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By azSkier
Where do your jumper wires connect to? I...

Where do your jumper wires connect to?

I suspect your jumper connections are providing max clean power to the slide out motor. I suggested cleaning your battery connections. Some people have...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-05-2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,318
Posted By azSkier
One word.... GOAL Get out and look

One word.... GOAL

Get out and look
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 08-01-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,200
Posted By azSkier
Your immediate goal is to get your slide in. ...

Your immediate goal is to get your slide in. Here are my suggestions.

I have posted quite a bit about how Newmar slides need good clean power to operate. Power is 2 things; Voltage and Current....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-18-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By azSkier
I once had a sears die hard battery Die Hard. I...

I once had a sears die hard battery Die Hard. I was driving and heard a loud bang like a rock hitting the windshield. Nothing was wrong and the car was running fine. I stopped for gas and when done,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-16-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By azSkier
My Essex had automation shades. I had to buy a...

My Essex had automation shades. I had to buy a replacement directly from newmar.

I also installed a big shade from mcd which replaced the drapes.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-15-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By azSkier
For replacing the switches, call newmar.

For replacing the switches, call newmar.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-14-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,123
Posted By azSkier
Never heard about this problem. I would...

Never heard about this problem.

I would switch fuel caps and see if the problem transfers to the driver side. If so, new cap.

Otherwise the fill is somehow deformed. I would clean the fill...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-13-2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By azSkier
Measure voltages. This can help verify your...

Measure voltages. This can help verify your theory. Clicking relays suggest poor voltage. Know your voltage at the battery so you can know your voltage loss at the relay.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By azSkier
You need your voltmeter and the will to chase....

You need your voltmeter and the will to chase. Pull out a bulb and verify no power. The bedroom lights are most likely on the same fuse, so if some are working, you probably have a splice connection...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-12-2020, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By azSkier
I remove the eplex panel up front. Replaced it...

I remove the eplex panel up front. Replaced it with a plexiglass panel. I mounted the domestic ac controller to the plexiglass.

In the rear, I mounted a really nice 8 x 10 artwork from taos,...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 07-07-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By azSkier
Why do you think it is bad? I once thought mine...

Why do you think it is bad? I once thought mine was bad and decided otherwise.

Any chance you have a newer magnum inverter?
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