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Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-14-2018, 01:38 PM
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Posted By Jim Estes
Another try at posting a picture

Another try at posting a picture
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-14-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Wow...I am trying to attach a photo of current...

Wow...I am trying to attach a photo of current configuration of the new gasket...it wraps around as he d scribes
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-14-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
[QUOTE=Jim Estes;4289701]Hey Jeri Itís the bed...

[QUOTE=Jim Estes;4289701]Hey Jeri
Itís the bed slide...aft most seal...drips right in on the carpet. We are at Tom Johnsonís in Marion and one of their Tecks replaced the top to bottom gasket. I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-13-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Hey Jeri Itís the bed slide...aft most...

Hey Jeri
Itís the bed slide...aft most seal...drips right in on the carpet. We are at Tom Johnsonís in Marion and one of their Tecks replaced the top to bottom gasket. I watched him do it and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-12-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
We have developed the dreaded slide leak on the...

We have developed the dreaded slide leak on the rear bedroom slide...installed a new side gasket correctly I think...and still leaking...I am beginning to think the bottom gasket may have failed...it...
Forum: Damon 03-18-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 127,314
Posted By Jim Estes
Cant remember who makes the rim....call...

Cant remember who makes the rim....call Freightliner and they will tell you...might even be able to get it for you...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-18-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I answered my own question by thoroughly reading...

I answered my own question by thoroughly reading the manual! With the engine running and the jacks down you always get an alarm...turn the key to accessory and the alarm stops. For some reason my...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-18-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I started getting an alarm when I auto...

I started getting an alarm when I auto level...sounds like the low air pressure alarm...as soon as I go back to travel mode it stops...my air tanks have plenty of pressure despite the alarm...no...
Forum: Damon 03-13-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 127,314
Posted By Jim Estes
Co2 detector is hard wired...how good were your...

Co2 detector is hard wired...how good were your batteries? If they are over 4 years old they are most likely shot...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-12-2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,104
Posted By Jim Estes
Wipe the rams down with (ATF )Automatic...

Wipe the rams down with (ATF )Automatic Transmission Fluid..,wipe off excess and clean debris of ram...that makes a big difference with my Meridian...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-26-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
$13.00 dollars shipping....

$13.00 dollars shipping....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-26-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
177940 It did have a short shaft...I...

177940

It did have a short shaft...I replaced it with OEM parts...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-25-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 215
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Posted By Jim Estes
The price was good...but it did not quite fit:-(....

The price was good...but it did not quite fit:-(. Ordered one from Winnabego for $110.00 bucks...should be delivered today!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-20-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Great! My Kwikee step motor is pretty much shot!...

Great! My Kwikee step motor is pretty much shot! I found one on Amazon for $89 bucks...should not be too difficult to replace...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-31-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
19000 and some change...

19000 and some change...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-29-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
It was the 2 clamps on the SCR...shop got a...

It was the 2 clamps on the SCR...shop got a couple turns on each one...I was afraid of snapping a bolt off...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-29-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Discovered a small DEF fluid leak coming from one...

Discovered a small DEF fluid leak coming from one of the band clamps on the DPF or SCR...still not sure which one is which...have her at the shop now. No codes were displayed, performance is good,...
Forum: Damon 08-22-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 127,314
Posted By Jim Estes
Hey Steve, We had the Magna Shade on the...

Hey Steve,
We had the Magna Shade on the Astoria and got one for the Meridian...it works well! Makes a big difference! They are not cheap but well wirth the money. Very easy to put on and take...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-17-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Thanks! But they are out of stick/discontinued...

Thanks! But they are out of stick/discontinued product. :-( Winnabego wants 88 bucks for it...naturally they have plenty...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 03-17-2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I am having a hard time finding the replacement...

I am having a hard time finding the replacement water filter that goes underneath the sink...its the 3M model A...USF-A...anybody have in ideas/source of supply? Thanks!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-28-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I have the 2800 Inverter...and you are no doubt...

I have the 2800 Inverter...and you are no doubt correct about the batteries...hope did not last ling in that endeavor...but I have to have em...

Tks!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-27-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I wonder how much those AGM six volt batteries...

I wonder how much those AGM six volt batteries cost 😱...I have no doubt they are the original ones...most likely around 200 bucks each...pay to play comes to mind about right now! It is what is...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-27-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Good thinking! I know they sit around 13.3...

Good thinking! I know they sit around 13.3 normally...when floating...I will give it a try...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-27-2017, 05:58 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Nice job! My generator only wants to start...

Nice job!

My generator only wants to start with the big engine running. It will go through the pre-ignition sequence...priming/pre-heating...but will not turn over. I have not done any...
Forum: Damon 10-11-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 127,314
Posted By Jim Estes
Love it! The usual stuff needs...

Love it! The usual stuff needs fixing/mending/repaired :-) Had it up in the mountains last week...the 380 has a bit more power...handled the hills well.141321
Forum: Damon 10-11-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 127,314
Posted By Jim Estes
In my 2011...drivers side...pass through space...

In my 2011...drivers side...pass through space right before the wet bay is a inside door held on with two rubber straps. The hot water heater is located in this space. There are 3 valves in...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-03-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I suppose you could...or take the kitchen...

I suppose you could...or take the kitchen cabinets apart...but the slide wall would still be in the way...Small hands would help...A pipe patch might work...rubber/glue/and a couple of radiator hose...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-03-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
140579 Hard to get your hands on this! Every...

140579

Hard to get your hands on this! Every time we close the kitchen slide a small amount if water would leak down into the hot water heater compartment. It would not leak with the slide open....
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-23-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I like it! Pretty work.

I like it! Pretty work.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-25-2016, 06:18 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Wow...I will check ours as well...this repair was...

Wow...I will check ours as well...this repair was done at the Winnebago factory? I would have hoped that they knew what they were doing...
Forum: Damon 08-13-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 127,314
Posted By Jim Estes
Open up the generator door...look under the...

Open up the generator door...look under the dash...see if there is water or rust(particularly inside the 2 light covers in the generator compartment)...if it shows water signs... It will most likely...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 08-11-2016, 08:05 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Nice job...looks really great!

Nice job...looks really great!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-31-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I did remove the plastic cover. The air box...

I did remove the plastic cover. The air box ducting that connects to the a/c discharge that the cold air flows through had several areas where the tin foil backed ducting tape had deteriorated...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-30-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
They were good...the ducting tape was not!...

They were good...the ducting tape was not! Corners and other seams of the airbox had numerous places where water could in...especially in a torrential downpour with the unit running...the fan spreads...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2016, 07:24 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Nevermind...it was the breaker under the...

Nevermind...it was the breaker under the bed...face slap😂
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Rear A/C does not seem to be working...we are...

Rear A/C does not seem to be working...we are camping in 98 degree weather...and I feel cool air coming out of the bedroom supply vents...but I do not hear it running. Have not been up on the roof to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-12-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Thats good advice! I will check mine... Tks ...

Thats good advice! I will check mine...

Tks

Jim
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-05-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Bummer!

Bummer!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-30-2016, 03:00 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Nice! Good luck on the install👌

Nice! Good luck on the install👌
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-30-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
No worries...it will be a while before it get to...

No worries...it will be a while before it get to that! My front/top FM antenna is loose...I believe it came unscrewed from the male part under front cap...looking at Winnie parts catalog...I have it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-28-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
I got the Woody Wax...works great!

I got the Woody Wax...works great!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-25-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Yep...makes sense...I ordered some! ...

Yep...makes sense...I ordered some!

Different issue: How do you keep the two fridge doors from opening underway...our Maytag fridge had an aftermarket latch located on top right door...plastic and...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-24-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
131039 Chesapeake Bay Thousand Trails

131039

Chesapeake Bay Thousand Trails
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-24-2016, 06:11 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Thanks for the info on the wind guards...now I...

Thanks for the info on the wind guards...now I dont feel so bad! I might slowly put them on as time and $$$ permits.

Different subject...all of 3 of my FM antennas were lose on the roof...I used...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-23-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Dont have the LED lighting...and I believe we...

Dont have the LED lighting...and I believe we have a fan switch...that does nothing. We did bot get a remote to control the salon fan when we traded...I also realized I am missing several wind guards...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-22-2016, 07:17 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Yep...we have the upgrade fan in the salon...and...

Yep...we have the upgrade fan in the salon...and I have not changed signature...we thought that is what the switch controlled...just cant figure out how to sync it with the switch!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-21-2016, 09:56 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
130793 Any idea what fan the lower left...

130793

Any idea what fan the lower left switch controls...can not find it in my manuals😁
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-11-2016, 05:28 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
Thanks Rick! I think I have it adjusted correctly...

Thanks Rick! I think I have it adjusted correctly now...I will eventually have to replace one of the top track rollers...someone bent it...I straightened it out but it has metal fatigue...also had to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 05-29-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 31,529
Posted By Jim Estes
We just traded for a 2011 Meridian 40U with 18000...

We just traded for a 2011 Meridian 40U with 18000 miles on her. We have always loved the floor plan and now really love the coach!

The bedroom sliding door is giving me a fit. I adjust it to wear...
Forum: Damon 05-24-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,050
Views: 127,314
Posted By Jim Estes
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