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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 03-10-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By UsualSuspect
Glad you have it working and I was able to help.

Glad you have it working and I was able to help.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-29-2016, 10:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,429
Posted By UsualSuspect
I used a relay on my Jeep to get around the brake...

I used a relay on my Jeep to get around the brake light issue. If the key is off, the relay is open and does not allow any power to the brake lights, key is in accessory or run position, the relay...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-29-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 25
Bounder: Sleep Number bed
Views: 2,279
Posted By UsualSuspect
Not sure how much of the warranty is left, but...

Not sure how much of the warranty is left, but call Sleep Number and tell them it is not working. Do not volunteer any information if you are the second owner, they won't ask, and as they say, if...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-16-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,087
Posted By UsualSuspect
I wonder how many miles were on the tow bar? In...

I wonder how many miles were on the tow bar? In 5 years they can see little to ni use, or 100K of use.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 01-10-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By UsualSuspect
Mine I can have the rear camera occupying the...

Mine I can have the rear camera occupying the entire screen with the side cameras in a smaller window on the lower corners. Let's me see the rear and sides all the time.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-23-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,359
Posted By UsualSuspect
What year 40X?

What year 40X?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 12-15-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,007
Posted By UsualSuspect
eTrailer has them. I pull the truck in my sig...

eTrailer has them. I pull the truck in my sig with the same towbar, no pins lost to date and it has been many miles. I would not call it a failure since the bar is still there. The arms on the bar...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-12-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 681
Posted By UsualSuspect
Which refrigerator is it, a Norcold or a Dometic...

Which refrigerator is it, a Norcold or a Dometic and what model? I have the Dometic side by side, the freezer temp must stay below 3 degrees for it to work, the coach needs to be plugged into 120...
Forum: Travel Trailer Discussion 12-09-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,864
Posted By UsualSuspect
In my last rig I replaced mine with a Fantastic...

In my last rig I replaced mine with a Fantastic Fan. It came with butyl tape, and a gasket, all I had to do was supply the Dicor, which you need to inspect and either add some to the old, or scrape...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 12-08-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,454
Posted By UsualSuspect
I used Costco on mine, they beat my Credit Union...

I used Costco on mine, they beat my Credit Union and anything the dealership offered. I would look around, see what the rates are with a few different folks, I did not need an application or credit...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-03-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By UsualSuspect
Mine is cheap plastic, always hard to turn, and...

Mine is cheap plastic, always hard to turn, and is starting to get a really slow drip unless I open/close it a few times. I will probably change it out with a brass ball valve.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-29-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By UsualSuspect
I have the Poles and Holders fiberglass, bought...

I have the Poles and Holders fiberglass, bought it around 5 years ago and would buy another if I needed one.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-29-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,358
Posted By UsualSuspect
Hopefully the DW will, with the order. I make a...

Hopefully the DW will, with the order. I make a list of a few items, and usually get one of them. I do like to see what I am going to list, if I can't see it no use in putting it on the list,...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-29-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,611
Posted By UsualSuspect
None taken, as yes I did read it, and the OP...

None taken, as yes I did read it, and the OP talks about his Jeep brakes overheating, so I would think a Jeep is a toad. Some of the other posts afterwards also mentioned toad brakes.
My brake...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-28-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,787
Posted By UsualSuspect
Just a thought, but I am guessing someone at...

Just a thought, but I am guessing someone at Camping World didn't do something correct electrically. Where is the power for the Aux 12V coming from? For a test, disconnect the pos and neg on the...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-28-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,358
Posted By UsualSuspect
Pictures would be something I would need before I...

Pictures would be something I would need before I order, or ask anyone else to. Hopefully before Christmas, if I like it I might find one under the tree.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-28-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,732
Posted By UsualSuspect
The clear coat on the top of my caps is also...

The clear coat on the top of my caps is also starting to peel. I was thinking of fixing it myself, but from talking to a few others they have all told me I need to sand it down, paint it, then put...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-27-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 16,611
Posted By UsualSuspect
With as many Freightliner Chassis out there as...

With as many Freightliner Chassis out there as there are, I am surprised the brakes would come on in the toad and the manufacturers didn't have an install note or caution about it. I set my GoPro in...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-27-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By UsualSuspect
The 2500 in my sig has the same hydroboost...

The 2500 in my sig has the same hydroboost system, most Chevy/GMV trucks still use them to this day. I use a RoadMaster EvenBrake, does the job, but you can use just about brake you want. If the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-24-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 730
Posted By UsualSuspect
It is on the passenger side. As you are walking...

It is on the passenger side. As you are walking towards the rear from the front of the coach on the passenger side, open the first compartment you come to after the living room slideout. If you...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-24-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,358
Posted By UsualSuspect
I wonder if we could see a picture of the new...

I wonder if we could see a picture of the new color monitor? I would think with a release in a week there would be some info available. While I like color, some color screens leave a lot to be...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-20-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,553
Posted By UsualSuspect
I left Coach Net after they left me stranded, not...

I left Coach Net after they left me stranded, not sure any of them are any good, probably depends on where you are.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-16-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,358
Posted By UsualSuspect
I have been wavering on to buy/not buy. Not sure...

I have been wavering on to buy/not buy. Not sure I want to deal with musical sensors, and now knowing a new monitor will be coming out I probably will keep going without them and reevaluate it at a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,850
Posted By UsualSuspect
I used eternabond around the vents, antenna, and...

I used eternabond around the vents, antenna, and satellite dish and ladder. I did not use it on the seams down the sides or the cap seams at both ends. I was told not to by a guy that does...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-15-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By UsualSuspect
I saw the cheap 1/8" luan, what was Fleetwood...

I saw the cheap 1/8" luan, what was Fleetwood thinking? I wonder why they used self taping sheet metal bolts to screw into luan other than they don't drill the holes in the aluminum piece ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-15-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,733
Posted By UsualSuspect
I cleaned the wind sensor, replaced it, and mine...

I cleaned the wind sensor, replaced it, and mine still did it. I finally disabled the wind sensor and the random retraction stopped. I was able to unplug mine from the control box.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-15-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,639
Posted By UsualSuspect
Funny this thread shows up right as I have this...

Funny this thread shows up right as I have this problem. I was trying to figure out what it is anchored to, called Fleetwood and they were no help. Is there another way to get under there for any...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-15-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,218
Posted By UsualSuspect
Sometimes it is better to scrap what you don't...

Sometimes it is better to scrap what you don't have the documentation for and start over. I use an EvenBrake in my 13 Wrangler, I have not had any issues with a dead battery, so I suspect you may...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-14-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By UsualSuspect
I wonder how often the ICX updates the status...

I wonder how often the ICX updates the status from the unit?
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 11-13-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By UsualSuspect
Did the ICX remote not tell you why? If I pull...

Did the ICX remote not tell you why? If I pull the plunger out of mine the red and green lights will flash, it beeps, and the display states "EMERGENCY BRAKING STOP IMMEDIATELY". I have not had one...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-03-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17
American Coach: Switch Plate Cover Search
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Posted By UsualSuspect
Anytime I need a part no longer manufactured I...

Anytime I need a part no longer manufactured I have had some good luck contacting the folks at Visione RV. They buy total loss rigs and part them out. Always worth a shot. Visone RV, RV Salvage...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-30-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,104
Posted By UsualSuspect
I tow my 3/4 ton diesel with a BlueOX Aventa tow...

I tow my 3/4 ton diesel with a BlueOX Aventa tow bar and base plate, no issues at all, and weighing in at 7,312 pounds it is a heavy vehicle. I have 2 toads and move my EvenBrake between them so I...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-06-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By UsualSuspect
Is this what you are looking for? ...

Is this what you are looking for?

https://www.iowa80.com/DirectionsWEB/webcart_productDisplay.php?itemid=81720&itemdesc=Amber+LED+Side+Marker+Light+15+Diodes
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-06-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,290
Posted By UsualSuspect
I just saw this, I tow a 3/4 ton Chevy...

I just saw this, I tow a 3/4 ton Chevy Duramax/Allison crew cab long bed 4x4. It is heavy, but it does the job. As for the ISC, my CAT is 350 HP, I won't be setting any land speed records, but have...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-04-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,492
Posted By UsualSuspect
X2. I am not sure I would ask what the laws are...

X2. I am not sure I would ask what the laws are in the various states on a forum, look at some of the threads, one person says this is, another says that. At the end of the day you probably need to...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-29-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By UsualSuspect
If there are exclusions it should be stated in...

If there are exclusions it should be stated in writing. If you find it is excluded, you may want to contact your SIL's Homeowners Insurance Company, and file a claim.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-26-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By UsualSuspect
Here is the dash diagram from Fleetwood, as well...

Here is the dash diagram from Fleetwood, as well as a diagram of about where the unit sits in relation to the dash. The easiest way I found is to take the wood piece off that the small door attaches...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By UsualSuspect
I hate to say this, but it looks like one of the...

I hate to say this, but it looks like one of the fuses is part of a Denso harness. Not sure who thought that was a good idea.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By UsualSuspect
The Denso RV Guides can be found here...

The Denso RV Guides can be found here https://densoheavyduty.com/hvac-systems. (https://densoheavyduty.com/hvac-systems)
Click the "Downloads" tab and the manuals are all there. Good luck. Let us...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-25-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,395
Posted By UsualSuspect
There are 2 fuses, a 10 amp and a 25 amp. There...

There are 2 fuses, a 10 amp and a 25 amp. There is also a fusible link if I remember correctly. I am not at home, but if you go to the Denso website, you can get the troubleshooting guide. I think...
Forum: Caterpillar Engine Forum 09-22-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,226
Posted By UsualSuspect
I used to use use the arrows to manual shift when...

I used to use use the arrows to manual shift when I first bought the rig, but after a few times found it was not really necessary. I climb the I-5 Grapevine all the time, as well as the CA 168 grade,...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-22-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,759
Posted By UsualSuspect
I have a 2013 JKU and do not need the key to tow...

I have a 2013 JKU and do not need the key to tow it. The steering wheel does not lock.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-19-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By UsualSuspect
Normally on a FCC the top row of indicators is...

Normally on a FCC the top row of indicators is for optional equipment warnings. I am going to go with it is a jacks down warning light, and put there by the coach manufacturer. Probably will not...
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 09-15-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,137
Posted By UsualSuspect
I have a brand new Cool-Tech harness sitting in a...

I have a brand new Cool-Tech harness sitting in a box in the garage. I ended up buying the Mopar harness. I have a feeling Mopar uses relays/diodes in their harness as you probably should not be...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-13-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,209
Posted By UsualSuspect
The front jacks on mine are easy, and if the...

The front jacks on mine are easy, and if the slides are out more than enough room. I live in a planned community, and we can only have the rig here for 24 hours at a time, but rarely do they say...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-13-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,074
Posted By UsualSuspect
To make it easier for you to get part numbers, I...

To make it easier for you to get part numbers, I would sign up for Access Freightliner. That will get you access to the part numbers, and parts diagrams would would make life easier for you, and...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-13-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,209
Posted By UsualSuspect
The first one was no longer anywhere to be found,...

The first one was no longer anywhere to be found, so I assume it became weak for some reason. The second one I found in pieces attached to the jack leg, and it was causing some binding, not sure how...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-12-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,209
Posted By UsualSuspect
I have had to replace 2 magnets so far on 2...

I have had to replace 2 magnets so far on 2 different jacks. If you have a Harbor Freight nearby, go in and get these magnets. I replaced the last one with one of these a little over a year ago and...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 09-12-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,698
Posted By UsualSuspect
Just my 2 cents, but if I ran across a place that...

Just my 2 cents, but if I ran across a place that refused to do warranty work, I would never visit them again, even after the warranty is up. While warranty work may pay less, it does it car...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 09-08-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 641
Posted By UsualSuspect
I would check the switch on the top. If you...

I would check the switch on the top. If you climb up on top of the rig you will see a switch that gets pushed down when you close the lid. So far of the 3 I have 1 had some corrosion in it which...
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