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Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By mevman
With the side and front signals working, I would...

With the side and front signals working, I would never have thought of a faulty stalk switch. Bravo to Don (Petro) for the approach.:bow:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Discovery: Slide out issue
Views: 179
Posted By mevman
Yes....it holds the slide in any position when...

Yes....it holds the slide in any position when not energized by 12vdc. I'm thinking it just got stuck...but it's possible its faulty. Normally these brakes fail when exposed to elements like for...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 08:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,312
Posted By mevman
Whatever helps you sleep at night:banghead:

Whatever helps you sleep at night:banghead:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 08:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,312
Posted By mevman
Interesting comment. When my alternator locked...

Interesting comment. When my alternator locked up and broke the serpentine....I called Freightliner for the part number for the alternator. They DIDN'T HAVE info on the belt as it was supplied by...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions Yesterday, 08:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,312
Posted By mevman
You may be mistaken thinking compressors vs....

You may be mistaken thinking compressors vs. alternators.
Most a/c compressors come with the clutch/pulley assembled. I suppose they can be obtained without maybe. Alternators can come without...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum Yesterday, 06:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 139
Posted By mevman
There is a box with fuses and relays for signal...

There is a box with fuses and relays for signal lights usually in a rear curbside compartment. These fuses/relays usually are for the towed plug...but its possible your rear signal lights are wired...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum Yesterday, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Discovery: Slide out issue
Views: 179
Posted By mevman
Mike, that brake is electro-mechanical and is...

Mike, that brake is electro-mechanical and is supposed to be 'On' at rest. When 12vdc is applied to the motor/brake the brake is supposed to energize to release. Since they are mechanical they are...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-21-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,312
Posted By mevman
Good service is always great to hear...in the...

Good service is always great to hear...in the face of adversity as we can be so vulnerable in our big rolling homes.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-21-2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By mevman
There are lengthy discussions on this topic here...

There are lengthy discussions on this topic here on iRV2. I have pasted a link to one of them. There are more.

Bidet Discussion...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-19-2021, 11:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 739
Posted By mevman
Text copied from OP's title in post: "Tire...

Text copied from OP's title in post: "Tire hitting fender after air down"
and then from text body of message: "When you air up it is ok:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-19-2021, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By mevman
I wouldn't flush the system if it was me. I...

I wouldn't flush the system if it was me. I might flush the high pressure line only...but flushing can be complicated. Most condensers can't be flushed as passages are too small. (lots of info on...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-18-2021, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By mevman
I'm thinking that ALL the PPV in the air system...

I'm thinking that ALL the PPV in the air system are the same. I would buy a 223-385V from any source (my local FL only had a 1/2" inlet but I used an adapter to 3/8" make due). I saw one on eBay...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-18-2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By mevman
As I understand the function David, the valve...

As I understand the function David, the valve closes at 85psi and opens at 67psi according to the part number chart.

I am not the expert...but system air has NOTHING to do with the value of the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,312
Posted By mevman
I had an a/c compressor fail also....and fell to...

I had an a/c compressor fail also....and fell to the plight of not being able to get the hoses off the old compressor....as hard as I tried. I ended having to cut them off also.

After the new...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-18-2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,312
Posted By mevman
This pic represents the same as my 2007era...

This pic represents the same as my 2007era 6.7ISB. I realize other Cummins engines may be different. The ISB however drives the a/c compressor with the serpentine belt.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 01-18-2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By mevman
This is where DTNA Connect at Freightliner is a...

This is where DTNA Connect at Freightliner is a good friend.
I am posting the air tanks info for my 2008 XC chassis. Chances are they are same as yours.

I have replaced item 16 "Pressure...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-18-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By mevman
Depends how much you can carry if needed :laugh: ...

Depends how much you can carry if needed :laugh: The 75 is pretty big (huge).
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-17-2021, 07:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By mevman
While I haven't operated my smaller CFX35 in...

While I haven't operated my smaller CFX35 in freeze mode, I can say that your choice of Dometic brand is a good one. I know of many users of the CFX line of units, and have never heard of an issue...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 06:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By mevman
That's pretty incredible. I wouldn't doubt the...

That's pretty incredible. I wouldn't doubt the system has many leaks at that level. Wow:eek:
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 06:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By mevman
They will probably get worse. Our 2008 had 10...

They will probably get worse. Our 2008 had 10 windows fog. Taking to a place like RVFogDr was our option to have them cleaned and sealed.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2021, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 529
Posted By mevman
I put these shade material on most of my windows...

I put these shade material on most of my windows including the windshield. Window Shade material (https://ezsnapdirect.com/products/rv-shades/)
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-10-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By mevman
The concern I had of the Norcold 1200 that I had...

The concern I had of the Norcold 1200 that I had in my unit was fire risk due to age. This has been an issue when the old tubes inside rust and leak their gas causing it to catch fire. I am not one...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By mevman
Oh yes...I assume we were talking vented...

Oh yes...I assume we were talking vented models...and yes it is. The Splendide 2100XC model vented. We use it quite a bit....at least a couple of times every trip. We do take out the clothes after...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 01-09-2021, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 601
Posted By mevman
Not sure the comment on the vented dryer not...

Not sure the comment on the vented dryer not working well. We have a Splendide in our 2008 Bounder and it works GREAT.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-09-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,503
Posted By mevman
Purchased to paint high walls in home and also...

Purchased to paint high walls in home and also for buffing/waxing the coach. Have this Metaltech one. I love the hand hold for my bad knees. Knocks down easy for portability and storage.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 01-07-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By mevman
Mike, I would think that a good electrician or...

Mike,
I would think that a good electrician or a RV service tech would do this for you, if you are not capable of a DIY. (It wouldn't be difficult to swap out). Have you looked local for a RV...
Forum: Cummins Engines 01-04-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By mevman
I do not believe your above quote of capacity...

I do not believe your above quote of capacity (coolant) is correct. FCCC advices the following:
Info per Freightliner:

On October 25, 2016 at 2:39 PM fcccservice@daimler.com wrote:

Dear...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-03-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,662
Posted By mevman
Right. I was fairly shocked to read...

Right. I was fairly shocked to read that!:banghead::facepalm::dance:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-01-2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By mevman
Had same problem. i just used 5 min epoxy. Still...

Had same problem. i just used 5 min epoxy. Still holding after 3 years.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-31-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 471
Posted By mevman
I really like this idea. I wish you well in your...

I really like this idea. I wish you well in your pursuit and please keep us updated.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-19-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By mevman
Great post. Thank you.

Great post. Thank you.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-18-2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,147
Posted By mevman
Wow....16 posts AFTER the resolve was found AND...

Wow....16 posts AFTER the resolve was found AND POSTED. Guess it doesn't pay to scroll up when replying. HA:laugh:
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-18-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By mevman
I have about 3600 hrs on my QD8000. I do regular...

I have about 3600 hrs on my QD8000. I do regular maint such as fuel/oil/air filters and oil change @150hrs. I do run for an hour under load about every 30-60 days. I have not replaced any other...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-18-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,662
Posted By mevman
:D. So the question was asked as to which was...

:D. So the question was asked as to which was better...Good Sam or Coach-Net.
Majority response was Coach-Net....so you purchased Good Sam! That's funny right there.
Good luck.:eek:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-17-2020, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By mevman
When I have replaced mine...it is a process of...

When I have replaced mine...it is a process of removing the switch on base of the new unit...figuring out which wires are for high and low speed....and wiring back into the coach. Then mount the fan...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-16-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,290
Posted By mevman
Correct. My truck alignment shop told me...

Correct. My truck alignment shop told me sometimes they do add a little weight depending on wheel/tire condition...but I have always removed weight when using.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-16-2020, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,290
Posted By mevman
Yes...when at Sturgis one year they were there...

Yes...when at Sturgis one year they were there offering free install. Put them on both front and rear wheels of my FLHTCU.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By mevman
Thank you sir. I wasn't sure if they came with...

Thank you sir. I wasn't sure if they came with brackets.:thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 12-15-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By mevman
I really like these and this idea. How did you...

I really like these and this idea. How did you angle the lights if you don't mind the question. I have been searching but haven't found any. Make your own angle brackets? Great job.:thumb:
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-13-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,290
Posted By mevman
I run them on my coach...and had them on my...

I run them on my coach...and had them on my F350...where one of them leaked out on the front. A simple call to Centramatic had a replacement on the way in just a couple of days. I even put them on...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-13-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,147
Posted By mevman
Sounds like your motors were out of time with...

Sounds like your motors were out of time with each other and that is what the controller sensed and stopped. You'll need to re-sync the motors...which I've heard is not uncommon with the Schwintek...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-12-2020, 07:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By mevman
Still voting for FMCA atlas. :)

Still voting for FMCA atlas. :)
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By mevman
A good tip John. I will go to the breaker panel...

A good tip John. I will go to the breaker panel usually when I have emptied the tank and trip the WH breaker...just to be sure that no one inadvertently turns on the WH switch at the control panel.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-09-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By mevman
I replaced my marker lights from parts available...

I replaced my marker lights from parts available at O'Reilly's Auto.

A Google search brought up info for both...if you haven't tried that.

This site references the main lens to a Chevy part. ...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-08-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By mevman
Being that the fridge is powered by and...

Being that the fridge is powered by and inverter...I would double check power but you do say that you have power to the unit I guess. Wow...this is incredible. I looked at a pic of your unit and...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-07-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 864
Posted By mevman
I've always carried a Trucker's Atlas, but I did...

I've always carried a Trucker's Atlas, but I did order the FMCA atlas. Honestly it is expensive...but much more suited for RV use. I like it. It's not like one buys these things often...so my...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-30-2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,182
Posted By mevman
I was sent this document by a friend. Page 3 has...

I was sent this document by a friend. Page 3 has some pn's for different spacer sizes.

Good luck.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By mevman
Many of the respondents have their model listed...

Many of the respondents have their model listed in their signature block...but okay.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-30-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By mevman
My 08 Bounder has the water heater bypass valve...

My 08 Bounder has the water heater bypass valve under the bedroom sink cabinet. Took me forever to find it.:thumb:
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-28-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,031
Posted By mevman
I went with the Veken add on bidet attachment for...

I went with the Veken add on bidet attachment for the coach on a Dometic 320 toilet. Fits great. Water fittings will be the issue. I got the fittings I needed from Ace Hardware. I don't recall...
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