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Forum: Cummins Engines 11-21-2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 912
Posted By ladagobago
A few years ago my Oil gauge was reading low and...

A few years ago my Oil gauge was reading low and we would get Engine Check light. Cummins told me that they no longer have available the analog sending unit but only supply a "binary" switch which...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-03-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ladagobago
Update on gauges

After a while I figured it out. The gauges are supposed to operate as follows: When turning on the key, the normal action of the gauges should be to go up and then return to their normal position...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-27-2020, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ladagobago
this is a rear rad and the rad tank on top is...

this is a rear rad and the rad tank on top is full . the surge tank does not have a sensor
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-26-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ladagobago
Thanks Skip, So what I am getting is at...

Thanks Skip, So what I am getting is at ignition on the standard lights PLUS the water level, check trans. as stated the water is at the top of the tank and when I take the cap off coolant drips...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-26-2020, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ladagobago
Sorry, the pictures were left to right in my...

Sorry, the pictures were left to right in my browser.
Mine are the round individual gauges.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-25-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By ladagobago
new alternator is in and pumping 14.3 vdc. The...

new alternator is in and pumping 14.3 vdc. The install was straight forward. The ground has to be placed in a bit of a difficult location on the bottom toward the engine making it difficult to...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-25-2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ladagobago
Hi Skip, It is the one with the gauges to the...

Hi Skip, It is the one with the gauges to the right. the Not sure if it boiled since I only drove it for about 4 or 5 minutes down the street and returned immediately. Any thing is possible.
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-25-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 467
Posted By ladagobago
Make rear engine belt replacement easier

We all know the difficulty of replacing the rear engine, rear radiator serpentine belt. The normal instruction is to "slide" the smooth side of the belt over the smooth water pump pulley last. All...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-25-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 430
Posted By ladagobago
Temp gauge up and down with alarm and check

I had too replace a broken belt after the alternator seized. at the time of the break- engine got hot and went into alrm until I was able to drive four block home.
Now that all is replaced I still...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-19-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,120
Posted By ladagobago
Tell me about it. I have lost more belt than I...

Tell me about it. I have lost more belt than I care to remember on my Rear Rad. I blame it all the the LN alternator that was replace at a FL dealer in Tampa many years ago. I have just started...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 581
Posted By ladagobago
These steps have had more written about them than...

These steps have had more written about them than any other single failed invention in the industry. If someone other than a parts cobbler would invent a quality package it would sell the world over....
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-07-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 898
Posted By ladagobago
These steps have had more written about them than...

These steps have had more written about them than any other single failed invention in the industry. If someone other than a parts cobbler would invent a quality package it would sell the world over....
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-06-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By ladagobago
I can't imagine any one part that I would even...

I can't imagine any one part that I would even think of storing as a spare for the air system. In the past two years I have rebuilt air dryer thinking that was my problem. As it turns out I also...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-04-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By ladagobago
When you replace the unit what did you do for the...

When you replace the unit what did you do for the new pulley. what do I need to know? does it need a conical adapter for the 8 groove pulley etc.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-04-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By ladagobago
Hi Skip, about 9 years ago, I had a problem with...

Hi Skip, about 9 years ago, I had a problem with fuel pumps and ended up have to replace lift and v44 while in Iowa. Also found a problem with the tank developing a vacuum. It seems there were two...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-04-2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,278
Posted By ladagobago
The last time I changed my final filter I fill...

The last time I changed my final filter I fill the bowl then inserted the filter to soak up the fuel, filled it again and then pushed the filter and top into the bowl allowing the excess to flow...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-04-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,278
Posted By ladagobago
It was several years ago I posted the Glo shift...

It was several years ago I posted the Glo shift gauge install and it is on my blog. it is the only way to go. Monitor all the important areas of EGT, Turbo and fuel pressures. I added a drain hose...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-04-2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By ladagobago
Last year I had a starter problem with really...

Last year I had a starter problem with really fooled me. Went to start and it turned over so slow that I thought the batteries took a dump. Bought new batteries and same thing. found the starter...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-04-2020, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By ladagobago
Me too, I always purchase 4 gallons. I put one...

Me too, I always purchase 4 gallons. I put one quart in a plastic bottle for future and install a total of 17 quarts. Also never trust the stamped marks on the dip stick.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-04-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By ladagobago
I did order the Delco and will have to wait to...

I did order the Delco and will have to wait to see he hole center mounting dimension. Got a response from AJ in email and said the duty cycle of the less expensive LN clone is not the same as the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-02-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By ladagobago
I have called AJ but no answer there. I was...

I have called AJ but no answer there. I was leaning toward the delco too. It also appears to be internally regulated.
Based on your input I ordered the Delco. free ship no tax gets here in 5...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-02-2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 736
Posted By ladagobago
Alternator Replacement

So here we go again with a frozen "quality"? LEECE NEVILLE ALTERNATOR. this is on a 99 winnebago 36 chieftain with cummins 5.9. Over the years I have lost at leat 4 belts which cost me a tow and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-25-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By ladagobago
Thanks for supporting my suggestion. I rely on...

Thanks for supporting my suggestion. I rely on those gauges to confirm the proper operation of the fuel supply every single starting operation. First I click the key to start the process. With...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-23-2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,869
Posted By ladagobago
Well I just have to tell you --- way back in...

Well I just have to tell you --- way back in the days of huge animals I was the lead QC tech on the GE 645 GIOC which was about the size of a small kitchen. . This system was started back in 1965...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 05-17-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 18,869
Posted By ladagobago
Wink I dumped verizon years ago and go unlimited...

I dumped verizon years ago and go unlimited hotspot 50 g from Tmobile. Also got totally unlimited on the phone too. Verizon is a joke and yes I had them as my provider from before they changed their...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-11-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,547
Posted By ladagobago
I bought mine and replaced it too. It only cost...

I bought mine and replaced it too. It only cost 18 bucks. I think you got ripped off
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-09-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By ladagobago
Yup. I installed the glowshift remote gauge to...

Yup. I installed the glowshift remote gauge to monitor the FP and just turning on the key does nothing. Once the starter is bumped it goes up to 17 lbs. I can also monitor the manifold temp and...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-09-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By ladagobago
I would agree. Removed my Radiator too when it...

I would agree. Removed my Radiator too when it overheated and had to replace it. I also took off the timing cover to inspect the interior and replace the crank seal. Also did much of what you did...
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-08-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By ladagobago
No need to remove all that to replace the v44,...

No need to remove all that to replace the v44, belt, tension er or water pump if you have a bed over the engine that lifts up for access.
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-08-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By ladagobago
Always install new crush washers when working on...

Always install new crush washers when working on the lift pump connection or filter connections.
Forum: Cummins Engines 11-08-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,043
Posted By ladagobago
Exactly. see my blog link below. Should...

Exactly. see my blog link below. Should always prime by bumping the starter once.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 11-07-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,430
Posted By ladagobago
Why does anyone think that the 36DP is a camper. ...

Why does anyone think that the 36DP is a camper. I have never "camped" with it but have traveled in it and slept in it too. Nothing I did related to camping. I park it where I find room and if...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-09-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By ladagobago
To get the the valve , yes have to drop the tank...

To get the the valve , yes have to drop the tank but to check the hose which lays out the back of the tank, try pinching the tube. work from the top to the bottom. If you get some dried mud then...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 10-06-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,952
Posted By ladagobago
get a good lawyer If a mechanic promises...

get a good lawyer


If a mechanic promises or makes a guarantee that a repair on a vehicle will last for a certain time, and it does not, the mechanic will be responsible to make repairs. Failure...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-05-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,188
Posted By ladagobago
The IAT sensor measures the temperature of the...

The IAT sensor measures the temperature of the intake nmanifold. The ECM uses this sensor reading to set injection timing and adjust the air-fuel ratio. If the fuel mileage and power output of you...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-01-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By ladagobago
I too had the problem with the "overturn" valve...

I too had the problem with the "overturn" valve vent. Also the fuel cap was stuck both contributed to a vacuum condition in the tank. Both were gummed up from dried fuel. cleaned the cap with...
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-30-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,198
Posted By ladagobago
A long time ago I had similar issues. I...

A long time ago I had similar issues. I installed a glowshift multi gauge to show fuel pressure, boost etc. I also installed a check valve inline with supply to the fuel pump to stop any backflow...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-30-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By ladagobago
UP date won't stay on

After much trouble shooting I found the problem to be the multi pin plug socket flow solder was defective. the pin into the power board were reheated with a 30 watt soldering iron to wet the pin...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-25-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By ladagobago
Norcold won't stay on "lit"

I was experiencing the frig turning on both for AC and Gas but would go off after a few minutes. In the past the trouble has been a blown fuse but not this time. What I finaly found was the...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-13-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,480
Posted By ladagobago
No one is exempt from distraction. 2007 Matt...

No one is exempt from distraction. 2007 Matt Mitchell, an Illinois state trooper, was also on Interstate 64, responding to a call while talking on his cellphone and using his police computer. He...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-12-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,480
Posted By ladagobago
It is worse now in fordia because the only time...

It is worse now in fordia because the only time it is legal to test is while your stopped at the red light so now people are doing it and not moving when the light turns green
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-12-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,480
Posted By ladagobago
My phone automaticlly links to the car...

My phone automaticlly links to the car communications center on my Caddi and if a call come in I can talk hands free. Do it all the time. Never hit anyone in 10 years.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 09-12-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,480
Posted By ladagobago
exactly. I use my gps mapping on my cell phone...

exactly. I use my gps mapping on my cell phone too
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-12-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,198
Posted By ladagobago
It was many years ago the the fellow who made...

It was many years ago the the fellow who made that little black box past on to me what in the box. He had at that time closed shop and no Longer supplied the neat aftermarket exhaust brake control. ...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-02-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 58,469
Posted By ladagobago
I agree 100 percent. My wife uses gas buddy and...

I agree 100 percent. My wife uses gas buddy and we plan our stops at the lowest priced station with our route of travel. Sometimes we go of the interstate a few miles, grab lunch, walk the dog and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-01-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,309
Posted By ladagobago
listen to TwinBoat. alternately, you could hot...

listen to TwinBoat. alternately, you could hot wire the relay. Once I had an alternator trouble and used a my HF charger plugged into my block heater outlet to charge the chassis batteries and ran...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-01-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 12,683
Posted By ladagobago
to sanitize the system with a 100 gallon tank,...

to sanitize the system with a 100 gallon tank, drain all the tankage and use one gallon of bleach and fill the tank with water. then run the fixtures to help clean the line too. Let stand for up to...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 09-01-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 58,469
Posted By ladagobago
no savings

You are absolutely right. The OP failed to say how many gallon he bought. I a recent 4K trip we used 533 gallons. every fill up the price was at least 50 cents lower than highway stop. At the time...
Forum: Cummins Engines 09-01-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,546
Posted By ladagobago
I put the glowshift guage in that same way...

I put the glowshift guage in that same way several years ago. Did you al notice I put an additional fitting after the final filter witha hose to a ball valve. this is used to help bleed the fuel line...
Forum: Cummins Engines 08-31-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,546
Posted By ladagobago
v44 wire ckts

have these files to share on the v44 wire ckts. had bit of trouble getting files small enough but hope it help. The pump in the V44 is a pulse pump which works only if fuel is present. it will not...
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