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Forum: Cummins Engines 08-20-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By kongmen
Thanks to everyone for your replies.

Thanks to everyone for your replies.
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-19-2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By kongmen
Recommendations for a trouble code reader

I have a 350 Cummins in an 08 Itasca Meridian 39z that has thrown a code. Does anyone have a recommendation for a reasonably priced code reader or a way to get the code without purchasing one? Last...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-26-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By kongmen
Thanks for the info. I'll post when I give it a...

Thanks for the info. I'll post when I give it a try.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-23-2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By kongmen
Amosnandy what do you think about K-2 Clear coat...

Amosnandy what do you think about K-2 Clear coat in a can?

Should I wet sand or dry?

How long would you recommend to allow for drying between coats?

What is the indication that tells me I...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-19-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By kongmen
Thanks everyone I appreciate it!

Thanks everyone I appreciate it!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-18-2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By kongmen
Screenshot of search you suggested. Maybe...

Screenshot of search you suggested.

Maybe I'm doing something wrong but every time I do a search it seems like the results are not very relevant.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 06-18-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By kongmen
Clear coat repair

08 Itasca meridian 39z.

I have clear coat coming off on one color of my coach (was like that when I purchased it). I looked at some information online that says I my be able to wet sand with 800...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-11-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By kongmen
Thanks for the help everyone. We've found some...

Thanks for the help everyone. We've found some spots.
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 03-09-2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 475
Posted By kongmen
Blm or the like in Albuquerque?

Anyone know of any blm or other federal type of camping opportunities available in or around Albuquerque with a 40' rv? We are headed east on interstate 40 so anything in that direction as well.
...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 03-05-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By kongmen
Lost hubcap

Any ideas on where I might get a replacement hubcap for my 08 Itasca meridian 39z freightliner xc-s chassis? Preferably used.

I found it loose on this trip a day ago but couldn't find a way to...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-26-2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By kongmen
Ok. Thanks you guys.

Ok. Thanks you guys.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-25-2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By kongmen
Generator and inverter panels manuals

I've been looking on the Winnebago website and can't find the operator manuals for the generator display or inverter display controllers.

2008 39z Itasca meridian.

Any help would be...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-16-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By kongmen
Thanks. I'll do that.

Thanks. I'll do that.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-16-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By kongmen
Wow! That was a lot of info and appreciated. ...

Wow! That was a lot of info and appreciated.

I will push the boost button to see if i hear a clunk. Other than that is there something to look for that will tell me if the alternator is changing...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-14-2021, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By kongmen
Will the Main engine charge the house batteries?

I have an 08 Itasca meridian 39z dp and it doesn't appear that the house batteries are charged by the main engine only by the generator. Does anyone know for sure?

Thanks for any replies.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-10-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By kongmen
I called Winnebago and they said that I need to...

I called Winnebago and they said that I need to use propane heat when temperatures are below 45. I guess the heat pump is only good down to 45.Just wanted to give an update on this for those who...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 02-10-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By kongmen
The furnace is still flashing diff on the...

The furnace is still flashing diff on the thermostat. It will come on then shut off on diff. It's in the low 20s but shouldn't the heat still work under those conditions? Is it just too cold? Outside...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-10-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By kongmen
Thanks for the replies. Turns out it was just the...

Thanks for the replies. Turns out it was just the loose filter. They didn't charge anything because they may have been responsible. Not charging anything was very noble of them and I appreciated it.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-05-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By kongmen
All I've been told so far is that the tech who...

All I've been told so far is that the tech who wasn't there when I talked to them on the phone yesterday noted a loose oil filter and he said they were "looking to see if anything else was taking on...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 02-01-2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By kongmen
It's at the Cummins shop right now waiting for a...

It's at the Cummins shop right now waiting for a diagnosis. I'll let folks know the outcome.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-29-2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By kongmen
Diesel 8000 Onan. I did more research and...

Diesel 8000 Onan.

I did more research and found out that it could be a catastrophic oil leak. Like around the oil filter. I had the generator Serviced in June of last year and haven't used it...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 01-29-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 807
Posted By kongmen
Locked up generator

08 Itasca meridian 40' dp.

Went over today to get the rv out of outside storage and head south for a bit and started the generator and it ran for a few minutes then it shut down and all the oil...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-31-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By kongmen
I made sure the furnace intake on the rear side...

I made sure the furnace intake on the rear side was clear of the cover before operating it. I just don't know if there is a furnace exhaust on top that may be causing the fault.

This coach has...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 12-31-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By kongmen
Heat went off and flashing light on thermostat

08 Itasca meridian dp.

Went to exercise everything while in storage outside in
30f and used the generator to operate furnace. Temperatures in the coach came up from 32 to 55 then the furnace...
Forum: Boondocking 12-07-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By kongmen
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Boondocking 12-06-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,565
Posted By kongmen
I would like to order one of these but don't know...

I would like to order one of these but don't know what size. I have 3 agm 100 ah batteries and a 2000 watt inverter. Should I order the larger amp one? I definitely want the one that I can use with...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-01-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By kongmen
1 no 2 no coach only had 30k on it 3 no 4...

1 no
2 no coach only had 30k on it
3 no
4 yes
5 not sure
6 yes
7 no he said it had a metal spacer that looked like it was direct drive.
8 he wasn't sure what type it was. Don't know what make...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-04-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By kongmen
Gary RVRoamer thanks. I guess everyone sees it...

Gary RVRoamer thanks. I guess everyone sees it but the signator.

Although I don't see a description of anyone's vehicle in this thread. Maybe it's because I'm on the mobile version of the site?
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-03-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By kongmen
Thanks for all the information. Btw I've...

Thanks for all the information.

Btw I've tried creating signature info and it won't show up for some reason. I'll try again.

It will allow me to put an avatar but not signature info.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-02-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,048
Posted By kongmen
What is a four season rv?

What makes a 4 season rv?

As far as I know I don't have the ability to keep the Gray tank and the black tank warm.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-02-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,689
Posted By kongmen
I guess I didn't update this thread. I purchased...

I guess I didn't update this thread. I purchased an 08 Itasca meridian. Thanks for all the feedback.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-29-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By kongmen
Airing up the coach

I read a while back that there is a mechanical part in the air system that is responsible for allowing the coach to be aired up. If that part fails the coach would have to be towed. Some folks are...
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-28-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By kongmen
Yes they had to remove the radiator. Don't know...

Yes they had to remove the radiator. Don't know if someone else could do one without removal but this Cummins shop said it was necessary.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-27-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By kongmen
Thanks again fellas. I think I'll just keep...

Thanks again fellas.

I think I'll just keep it on gas while not plugged in. I'm going to see if the batteries charge at all while driving. If they charge during a drive without the fridge on then...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-26-2020, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By kongmen
twinboat thanks for the info. I will check...

twinboat thanks for the info.

I will check the solenoid.

I was running the fridge on battery power because I thought as long as I was driving why not use the engine generated power?

I'm...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-25-2020, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By kongmen
Something is wrong with These batteries. 13.5...

Something is wrong with These batteries. 13.5 volts after 4 days on 50 amp shore power (inverter showing float mode so batteries were fully charged) 12.2 volts 20 minutes after unplugging. Now 11.8...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-25-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By kongmen
When I look at the 3 different options for...

When I look at the 3 different options for checking voltage,onnan energy command, inverter, toggle switch for coach they all read within 2 or 3 tenths of a volt. After 4 days of 50 amp shore power...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-24-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By kongmen
Freightliner btw

Freightliner btw
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-24-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By kongmen
I just looked at Koni shocks site and couldn't...

I just looked at Koni shocks site and couldn't find my chassis. XC-S chassis.

Maybe it's combined with another model?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-24-2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By kongmen
Changing shocks 08 Itasca Meridian 39z

anyone do these themselves? Don't look difficult.

Thanks for any replies.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By kongmen
maybe that's it...I have never measured them...

maybe that's it...I have never measured them having not had a load on them for a couple of hours.


Do folks keep their inverters on while plugged into shore power or turn it off?
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,678
Posted By kongmen
AGM battery voltage level

Does this look like an accurate voltage chart for 3 new agm batteries?

Mine don't hold a charge like this. Mine seem to stay closer to 12 volt.


...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-20-2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By kongmen
On second thought I might go with the above...

On second thought I might go with the above recommendation for the 10 wheel system from tire traker for $400? Any other feedback on this system?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-20-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By kongmen
Anyone know if there is any discount codes for...

Anyone know if there is any discount codes for the EEZ TMPS system?

Thanks in advance.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By kongmen
Wow thanks for the info and quick replies. I will...

Wow thanks for the info and quick replies. I will be sure and let everyone know what I find.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 09-16-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By kongmen
House pump rattling noise 08 Itasca Meridian 39z

when I turn on the house pump I get a pretty loud rattling sound. It sounds like there are some loose plumbing connections somewhere in the back of the Coach

Thanks for any replies.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-13-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By kongmen
Thanks everyone. twinboat. Yes I do have the...

Thanks everyone.

twinboat. Yes I do have the selector. Thanks.

I put it on the dry cell below 400 AH setting because I have 3 AGM,s and I think they are 100 AH each.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-12-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By kongmen
I looked everywhere on the inverter and there was...

I looked everywhere on the inverter and there was no switch of any kind only a 30 amp breaker.

https://linksharing.samsungcloud.com/2qrJWL8ki7lN
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-11-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By kongmen
creativepart Thanks. Yes I know where the...

creativepart

Thanks. Yes I know where the inverter is. I'll see if I can find the switch on it.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-10-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By kongmen
creativepart I did download that manual but...

creativepart

I did download that manual but it states that the selector is located on the right side of the chassis. What the heck kind of direction is that? I still have no idea where the switch...
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