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Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 06-11-2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,155
Posted By hawkeye1995
I don't think anyone has mentioned the fact that...

I don't think anyone has mentioned the fact that there will be places you will not get a data signal to stream. This is very true when traveling in the Big Bend National Park. I'm sure there are...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 05-20-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 890
Posted By hawkeye1995
If you find no visible leaks and you have changed...

If you find no visible leaks and you have changed the RGS (Parking Brake Motor Switch) you might check the Parking Brake Solenoid Valve. This is the solenoid valve mounted on the pump assembly block....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 03-05-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By hawkeye1995
The 5 LNB simply allows you to get a few extra HD...

The 5 LNB simply allows you to get a few extra HD channels. It does not have any effect on local channels. As you stated, they are spot beamed to certain zip codes, once you get out of certain range,...
Forum: Damon 02-28-2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By hawkeye1995
I thought you were talking about the round cap...

I thought you were talking about the round cap behind your forward A/C unit. That brown looking cap is were the factory cable is located for the satellite system on my unit. I did not use the factory...
Forum: Damon 02-26-2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By hawkeye1995
That cap is a cap for a satellite cable system. I...

That cap is a cap for a satellite cable system. I have a 2005 Daybreak. My cap is located right there also. Mine is visible, stating to remove this cap when installing a satellite dish system. I...
Forum: Damon 01-31-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 674
Posted By hawkeye1995
What model jack system? Should say on your panel.

What model jack system? Should say on your panel.
Forum: Damon 01-31-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By hawkeye1995
you need to provide some more information and...

you need to provide some more information and maybe someone can chime in and help. They need the year, make, and model, plus what chassis your coach is sitting on. Ford, Workhorse and/or other. Never...
Forum: Damon 01-19-2021, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By hawkeye1995
Might get the part number of the solenoid and...

Might get the part number of the solenoid and just replace it. You did not state your model of Damon. They can be different between models. But changing that would be my first choice. I know on my...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-12-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By hawkeye1995
When I replaced mine, I had the same problem. I...

When I replaced mine, I had the same problem. I went to Autozone and bought new studs with new nuts. I simply tighten until very snug. Have not had any problems, but with that said, I have only put...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-13-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,379
Posted By hawkeye1995
I do not see a problem if running the furnace if...

I do not see a problem if running the furnace if this is your only draw plus a light. There are numerous calculators on line to figure your voltage drop. As stated by others, the furnace will have...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 11-20-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By hawkeye1995
well, it does look like a 2001 workhorse frame....

well, it does look like a 2001 workhorse frame. That is unusual, normally the frame is one year behind the model of the coach. But, according to your vin number, it looks like a 2001. My coach is a...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-17-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By hawkeye1995
I had a similar problem at my house. I don't know...

I had a similar problem at my house. I don't know your set up. But, for me it was a barrel connector. What had happen was we moved our box #1 TV in the living room, so i went to walmart and bought a...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-14-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By hawkeye1995
I have used a marine battery or a Battery Booster...

I have used a marine battery or a Battery Booster Jump Start. Both work very well. I like the battery booster because it was light and easy to handle. Had to charge every night. Big difference in Amp...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-10-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,197
Posted By hawkeye1995
The batteries do look nice and clean, usually...

The batteries do look nice and clean, usually corrosion will build if batteries are in serious condition. I would check the battery water level, the house batteries should always be checked once a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-09-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,197
Posted By hawkeye1995
I agree with HarryStone. The house batteries are...

I agree with HarryStone. The house batteries are used to start a generator. You keep referring to chassis battery. Check the voltage from the house batteries. If they are low, it will not crank. Keep...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 11-06-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,179
Posted By hawkeye1995
I would go to their home page and look for email...

I would go to their home page and look for email support. I'm sure they would give you the exact cost. I have Rand McNally RV portable gps with lifetime maps, but I have not seen a update since...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 11-06-2020, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By hawkeye1995
With digital TV signals, you have to be point in...

With digital TV signals, you have to be point in the direction of the signal. The days of analog are pretty much over. There are cell phone apps to help you turn your antenna in the right direction....
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-29-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,348
Posted By hawkeye1995
Two things come to mind. Do you have more than...

Two things come to mind. Do you have more than 1/4 tank of gas? Next, did you check the oil level? If so, I would change the low oil pressure switch. Last and the ugly, it could be the control board....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 10-24-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 684
Posted By hawkeye1995
I think it is your equipment. I just checked and...

I think it is your equipment. I just checked and standard definition channels are still being broadcast. I have a H23 that can do standard or HD channels. Switched to Standard and all the normal...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-19-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By hawkeye1995
This should not have made a difference. I have a...

This should not have made a difference. I have a ONAN 5500 and have been plug into shore power and started my generator. I do not this on purpose, but by accident. With that said, I have never had a...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-17-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By hawkeye1995
Not knowing the model Onan, most of the time when...

Not knowing the model Onan, most of the time when one starts then shuts down shortly afterward is caused by a faulty electric fuel pump. I don't it not starting has anything to do with you starting...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 10-16-2020, 10:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,785
Posted By hawkeye1995
List what chassis you have, and a lot of people...

List what chassis you have, and a lot of people can chime in to help. If it is a Workhorse chassis, I installed some rear Sumo springs and it made a difference of night and day. I use to have the...
Forum: Tiffin Owner's Forum 10-16-2020, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By hawkeye1995
I am no expert, but two basic questions must be...

I am no expert, but two basic questions must be answered before anyone can chime in to help. First, what type satellite dish will be used? Second, what model Direct TV box are you going to be using?...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-24-2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,743
Posted By hawkeye1995
Glad things worked out for you. I'm glad I was...

Glad things worked out for you. I'm glad I was able to help. You have provided so much information to others on this forum, it was time for someone to return the favor. Good luck, and keep that "note...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-18-2020, 10:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By hawkeye1995
You may want to keep an eye on weather driving to...

You may want to keep an eye on weather driving to Houston. There is another Tropical Storm called "Beta" brewing in the Gulf, just off the coast of Brownsvile, TX. It is projected to move east then...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-10-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,462
Posted By hawkeye1995
As long as you stay in the network, you can go to...

As long as you stay in the network, you can go to that dentist and save. Every procedure has a different percentage price. But, with that said, I can go out of network and they still will pay a good...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-10-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,462
Posted By hawkeye1995
I have Delta Dental plan through the ERS of...

I have Delta Dental plan through the ERS of Texas. I retired from the state also. It use to be another plan, but has changed to Delta. They all run about the same. Few dollars more or less. Somewhere...
Forum: New Member Check-In 09-09-2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 304
Posted By hawkeye1995
Read, and Read some more. Motorhome or Travel...

Read, and Read some more. Motorhome or Travel Trailer? Gas or Diesel ? Every coach or trailer will have their unique problems. There is no perfect coach, some just better than others. Be prepared for...
Forum: Military / Veteran RVing 09-09-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,462
Posted By hawkeye1995
I been retired since 1995, and it looks like...

I been retired since 1995, and it looks like Tricare has only went up $60.00 since that time. The deductible are really not very much, at least when I retired. I believe around 15.00 per doctor...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-08-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,743
Posted By hawkeye1995
Your welcome, but before you thank me, keep in...

Your welcome, but before you thank me, keep in mind, I'm reading this cable does not move programs. You will have to reload any programs you may want to move over to your new computer. This is just a...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 09-06-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By hawkeye1995
You did not say when you were suppose to leave. I...

You did not say when you were suppose to leave. I would check the weather!!! It is about to get real ugly heading south to north. Google Maps or Google Earth are two good source for route planning....
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 09-06-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,743
Posted By hawkeye1995
Yes, you can use a usb cable. It is a special...

Yes, you can use a usb cable. It is a special cable called a "USB Data Transfer Cable" Mine had some sort of filter in the middle. That said, it worked to transfer data from my desktop to a laptop....
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 08-20-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By hawkeye1995
My MH has two pistons, like the one used on a SUV...

My MH has two pistons, like the one used on a SUV hatchback. They hold the bed and mattress just fine. I'm not sure what the weigh limit. This might be a good spot to look. ...
Forum: Damon 08-15-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By hawkeye1995
12 gauge would be my minimum. 10 gauge would be...

12 gauge would be my minimum. 10 gauge would be even better. Start up amps can get high, then will be around 13 to 15 normal. Also, your welcome. Hope the web page helps in some future problems. Be...
Forum: Damon 08-14-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 927
Posted By hawkeye1995
I don't know if this is your model, but you can...

I don't know if this is your model, but you can try this web page. https://www.gmcmi.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Carrier-AirV-service-manual.pdf
Forum: Damon 08-07-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,215
Posted By hawkeye1995
Glad you got it working! Thanks for responding...

Glad you got it working! Thanks for responding with the fix. It will help others. That is one of the forums biggest problem. Someone will ask for help, but never returns to give us their fix.
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 08-06-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,128
Posted By hawkeye1995
Might give the sight a try....

Might give the sight a try. https://proairllc.com/design-engineering/evans-tempcon-guides/
Forum: 5th Wheel Discussion 07-28-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,902
Posted By hawkeye1995
check out this youtube video. it will answer your...

check out this youtube video. it will answer your questions.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXA-vPpXRpI
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-23-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,138
Posted By hawkeye1995
Well, I have no idea. I received my kilowatt...

Well, I have no idea. I received my kilowatt meter today. Started up the generator and plug it into the 120v outlet. It read 120 volts at 60htz. So next, I get my adapter cord out and plug it into...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 07-21-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,138
Posted By hawkeye1995
Predator 9000 watt generator running at 50 hertz

I was running my Predator 9000 watt generator today for its monthly maintenance run. I bought a new cable that allows the generator 240 volt 4 prong to be plugged into the 4 prong 50amp cable....
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-16-2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By hawkeye1995
Yes I understand what you are saying. I'm no...

Yes I understand what you are saying. I'm no electrician by any means at all. But, during my research of backup generators it stated that conventional generators must run a 3600 rpm to maintain 60...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-12-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By hawkeye1995
Sorry, you are correct, I was thinking of...

Sorry, you are correct, I was thinking of something else. Like my computer motherboard! Brain Dead! Thanks for correcting me.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-12-2020, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By hawkeye1995
Yes, you are correct, I had forgot all about that...

Yes, you are correct, I had forgot all about that little unit. Not sure what the continuous rating, but I would think it could handle a 30 amp system. Just more money than I would want to pay.

...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-12-2020, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By hawkeye1995
I believe most portable generators listing are at...

I believe most portable generators listing are at their peak wattage. You would want to find out what the continues wattage ratting. Example, Predator 4000 watt generator is only 3200 watt continuous...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-11-2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By hawkeye1995
That "check engine light" is for the main engine....

That "check engine light" is for the main engine. That O2 sensors are located on the engine exhaust pipes. Depending on year and make, some models have two. One forward of the muffler and one aft of...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 07-11-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,659
Posted By hawkeye1995
That strange light is normal. It is the step...

That strange light is normal. It is the step light that comes on when you open the door. As far as the steps not wanting to extend, that could be several things. I'm not sure what manufacture made...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-06-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By hawkeye1995
As stated earlier, watch the speed. Small tires...

As stated earlier, watch the speed. Small tires are not rated for high speeds. Know what the max speed and wight of the trailer can hold. As far as capable, the motorhome will not have any problems....
Forum: Damon 07-06-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,229
Posted By hawkeye1995
visit this site. AutoPark parking brake system...

visit this site. AutoPark parking brake system help, troubleshooting, and repair (https://www.rvautopark.com/) This man is the expert on the Auto Parking Brake System. As a matter of fact, There is a...
Forum: Damon 06-05-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By hawkeye1995
Well, your right I don't know about a intruder....

Well, your right I don't know about a intruder. But, on my Damon Daybreak, there is no compressor.

I hope we are talking about the same air bags that are inside some coil springs. If not, you may...
Forum: Damon 06-02-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By hawkeye1995
I ran 75 psi in my front air bags. I got that...

I ran 75 psi in my front air bags. I got that bouncing effect while going down some roads. I decided to move up to 90 psi, and that really eliminated the effect. You are in the right ball park....
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