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Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 01-09-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By Roy1
Wish I had known about these sources for the...

Wish I had known about these sources for the board. I threw away my beloved toilet because dometic told me my defective board was obsolete and couldn’t be repaired or replaced . I agree the old opus...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-10-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By Roy1
My Costco golf cart batteries are doing ok at 4...

My Costco golf cart batteries are doing ok at 4 years old. I keep my batteries connected to shore power in storage so they are fully charged I believe it extends their life.
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-07-2020, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 319
Posted By Roy1
When my air horn didn’t work I could hear a relay...

When my air horn didn’t work I could hear a relay click under the dash .
Located it behind the bulk head. There was no load connected to it must have been for an electric horn as an option? Found...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-06-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Roy1
The roof units are for the most part better but...

The roof units are for the most part better but if you generally camp around a lot of trees the small portable units are a better choice as they can often find a window through the trees
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 12-04-2020, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,000
Posted By Roy1
When I replaced my original electric toilet due...

When I replaced my original electric toilet due to a failed circuit board I used a dometic 210 the floor flange didn’t line up for the mounting bolts . Rather then replace the glued in flange I...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-27-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 920
Posted By Roy1
Rather then install the restricter I added 2 one...

Rather then install the restricter I added 2 one ft diameter fans in front of the a/c condenser that come on when the a/c clutch pulls in or when the thermo klixon located on the intake pipe from the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-24-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,033
Posted By Roy1
That is the idea you certainly wouldn’t remove a...

That is the idea you certainly wouldn’t remove a GFI permanently if anywhere near moisture
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-24-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Roy1
If you remove the furnace cover they should be...

If you remove the furnace cover they should be easily accessed. Also in my Motorhome they also were easily accessed under the a/c cover at the wires going to the thermostat. In my case it was the...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-24-2020, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Roy1
Go through the process if the tester is satisfied...

Go through the process if the tester is satisfied you know the ropes they will let you know as you attempt to do it.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 625
Posted By Roy1
I used to carry many spare engine parts and...

I used to carry many spare engine parts and gaskets even needed head gaskets twice. So a lot of heavy tools and torque wrenches. I was in a position to fix most anything except maybe a crank and...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By Roy1
I was selling my 40 year old GMC Motorhome on...

I was selling my 40 year old GMC Motorhome on craiglist a guy called and wanted to buy it since he was 2 days traveling and 2 states away and was arriving late Saturday I couldn’t go to my bank I...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,886
Posted By Roy1
Yeah I’m getting old too sure miss the simple...

Yeah I’m getting old too sure miss the simple camping in the 60’s and 70’s but I’ll still tough it out till I’m unable in my fancier current rig
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Roy1
Since the furnace didn’t work after you had work...

Since the furnace didn’t work after you had work done it is most likely caused by the repair folks. You can check the actual furnace to see if it functions by connecting the 2 blue wires together at...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 11-23-2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,033
Posted By Roy1
Are you using a voltmeter to help you check your...

Are you using a voltmeter to help you check your circuits? If the gfi doesn’t reset it either has a problem down stream or there is no power going to it . It also won’t reset if it is defective. You...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-21-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By Roy1
Took the test in Carson city also a few years...

Took the test in Carson city also a few years ago. They didn’t hassle me for driving it myself to the dmv. First study the official Nevada hand book not a generic hand book or you will likely fail...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-16-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Roy1
If you think there is a problem with your...

If you think there is a problem with your refrigerant or the charge too much or too little. The most logical and easiest way to be sure is too evacuate the charge and weigh in the correct charge...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 11-15-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 297
Posted By Roy1
Not a fan of that dometic thermostat what I did...

Not a fan of that dometic thermostat what I did to simplify things. Installed a simple digital residential thermostat in the rear bedroom for the furnace that only controls the furnace. Since I had a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-06-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By Roy1
Yes that is correct you will need a new...

Yes that is correct you will need a new refrigerator or the complete pipe assembly will need to be replaced
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 11-03-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 246
Posted By Roy1
At 78 if you are willing and able I’d say go for...

At 78 if you are willing and able I’d say go for it if it was mine I sure would . At least you would have the satisfaction you saved a few bucks and did it right it will just take a little longer ....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-31-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roy1
Times are changing it’s been 20 years since I was...

Times are changing it’s been 20 years since I was in the trade. Variable speed compressors have been in refrigerators for awhile so it makes sense they would use them in a/c systems. I imagine these...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Roy1
There could still be a problem with the cable...

There could still be a problem with the cable connected to the primary start battery or a problem with this battery. If you crank it using only the secondary battery how fast does it crank
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By Roy1
A lot of forest service parks could easily...

A lot of forest service parks could easily increase the size limit by removing the large boulder that they located at the end of the pad
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 724
Posted By Roy1
I would check the voltage at the battery when...

I would check the voltage at the battery when cranking then the voltage at the starter when cranking you may have a bad connection or a bad cable
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By Roy1
An example is in Nevada they depreciate from the...

An example is in Nevada they depreciate from the original sales price for 10 years then they don’t depreciate any more so it will cost the same after 10 years or 40 years old. I’m not happy about...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-30-2020, 12:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roy1
If the TD is 45 degrees or more the supply air...

If the TD is 45 degrees or more the supply air would be 30 degrees or less With a return air of 75 degrees ! This would be way too cold to be comfortable in a living area if there were a fair amount...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roy1
If your ac units have the dump feature on them...

If your ac units have the dump feature on them you will likely get more cold air And a greater amount by opening them rather then relying on the ceiling ducting. Did you take a temperature check of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-29-2020, 12:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,036
Posted By Roy1
Are you saying an 8000 btu unit cooled better...

Are you saying an 8000 btu unit cooled better then( 2 ) 13000 btu units?
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-24-2020, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Roy1
Do those leaking bolts extend into the oil? If...

Do those leaking bolts extend into the oil? If they do gaskets under the head of the bolts would be a good idea. I had that problem with a transmission where the bolts that exposed to the oil leaked....
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-24-2020, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 470
Posted By Roy1
One of the best improvements you can do for your...

One of the best improvements you can do for your isc is to install a fass fuel pump . I added one to my coach that had less then 20,000 miles on it believe me climbing long mountain grades made a...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 923
Posted By Roy1
Koni worked better for me they also have a better...

Koni worked better for me they also have a better warranty Bilsteen doesn’t like to deal with warranty if it can get away with not covering it
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-24-2020, 12:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,335
Posted By Roy1
My oil pan has 2 drain plugs I remove the top...

My oil pan has 2 drain plugs I remove the top plug and remove 2 1/2 gallons then the bottom plug for the second 2 1/2 gallons the filter holds around a gallon poke a hole in it to lighten it before...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2020, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 696
Posted By Roy1
Probibly the thermostat is stuck open

Probibly the thermostat is stuck open
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Roy1
That is an expensive fuse. If it blew when you...

That is an expensive fuse. If it blew when you were moving the fridge due to a short I think you would have seen a flash or heard it? Could be a faulty fuse but probably not. If you have any type of...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-23-2020, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Roy1
If it is still intact but just dropping due to...

If it is still intact but just dropping due to some wear at the bottom the easy fix is a couple of washers added under the bottom hinge worked for me. No need to replace the enclosure unless you just...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-18-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,642
Posted By Roy1
The only water filter my coach has is the after...

The only water filter my coach has is the after market one that is under the sink.
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-14-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Roy1
If the rear compressor is running a higher...

If the rear compressor is running a higher temperature then the front compressor it is an indication of possible capacitors in need of replacement they are cheap on eBay by the way. Higher...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-14-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By Roy1
Is there a remote possibility some one put...

Is there a remote possibility some one put locktite on the treads? If so heating the plug with a propane torch will loosen the locktite and it would unscrew. I once couldn’t remove a differential...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-13-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By Roy1
I also used life proof from Home Depot the...

I also used life proof from Home Depot the mistake I made was to put new carpet in the bedroom area. The coach was easy to sweep out but the bedroom carpet was nasty in short order , having a dog...
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By Roy1
When the compressor wouldn’t come back on did you...

When the compressor wouldn’t come back on did you feel the compressor housing with your hand? If it was too hot to touch it is likely off on the internal klixon as suggested . If this is the case you...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-13-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By Roy1
If you jumper the 2 blue wires at each furnace...

If you jumper the 2 blue wires at each furnace they should come on and blow hot air. If they do the problem is the thermostat or the wires going t the stat. If they don’t come on the problem is in...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-09-2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,381
Posted By Roy1
Hi Roberto bet you still miss your GMC but like...

Hi Roberto bet you still miss your GMC but like your CC more. I had a 1976 GMC before my CC I had mine 29 years it steered strait and true but like you mention a lot of them were all over the road...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 10-08-2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,103
Posted By Roy1
I ran an HDMI cable from the front tv to the rear...

I ran an HDMI cable from the front tv to the rear tv by feeding it into the a/c supply ducting. If you can go wireless it would be a lot easier.
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-08-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Roy1
I assume the thermostat is located above an...

I assume the thermostat is located above an interior door it would be dumb to put it over the exit door. At any rate if it’s location is a problem move it by extending the wires I don’t think there...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 10-07-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 918
Posted By Roy1
To add to what old biscuit suggests do you have...

To add to what old biscuit suggests do you have the proper gas pressure 12” wc also the valve could stick closed
Forum: Alpine Coach Owner's Forum 10-06-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Roy1
I also removed my electronic fan controller and...

I also removed my electronic fan controller and installed a wax valve. I mounted 2 electric fans in front of my side radiator to cool the a/c condenser for when the big fan isn’t running. They come...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By Roy1
I do believe you are correct about power to the...

I do believe you are correct about power to the valve on cooling. The easy way for Cyanne
to determine if his valve is operating correctly would be to cut the 2 wires going to the solenoid valve...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-18-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 869
Posted By Roy1
Rv shops repair most things rv related .the tech...

Rv shops repair most things rv related .the tech working on your ac unit is most likely not a stand alone ac mechanic so he would most likely have limited knowledge as such. It is much easer for them...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By Roy1
If you don’t already have a multi meter it would...

If you don’t already have a multi meter it would be a good investment. A cheap one can be had from harbor freight. I would start by taking voltage measurements starting at the chassis battery....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-18-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 537
Posted By Roy1
How did you determine the gage had a dead short?...

How did you determine the gage had a dead short? Are you sure the battery isn’t totally discharged?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-16-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,664
Posted By Roy1
Wonder if these multi speed compressors really...

Wonder if these multi speed compressors really save on power usage versus on and off technology? I have a GE built in refrigerator in my house it has one of those compressors that Varys it’s speed...
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