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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 01-14-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,914
Posted By mdc99
Sorry to bring up an old thread but I have a...

Sorry to bring up an old thread but I have a Fisher Paykel question and there seemed to be more people in this thread with F.P. then any others I could find in searching. I purchased a RF170ADX4N. It...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-16-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By mdc99
lenjen-Thanks for posting the info. I haven't had...

lenjen-Thanks for posting the info. I haven't had a chance to look at mine and determine whether the motor mounted in reverse will work but i appreciate knowing what to look for.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-14-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 501
Posted By mdc99
lenjen-Thanks for doing the legwork on this. I...

lenjen-Thanks for doing the legwork on this. I also have a 159100-7370 that has quit working and is pretty badly corroded on the inside. Would you mind going ahead and posting the modifications?...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 05:21 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,870
Posted By mdc99
Mr. Dave, thanks for the quick response. I was...

Mr. Dave, thanks for the quick response. I was hoping that the extra couple of inches to spare would make it a little easier. I still had to remove the front door to get the unit in, even with the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-19-2020, 09:21 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 36,870
Posted By mdc99
Hi Mr. Dave or anyone else that has done the...

Hi Mr. Dave or anyone else that has done the refrigerator swap. I am in the process of installing the Fisher Paykel French door model. My question is: in your pictures you show the gas line going...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-13-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
American Coach: Samsung RF18 Upgrade
Views: 435
Posted By mdc99
Pierpressure-The difference between earlier...

Pierpressure-The difference between earlier models of the Revolution and your 2006 is that you have a higher ceiling height. That gives you more options like the Samsung. I have ordered the Fisher...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-29-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By mdc99
Mr. Dave's write up was certainly helpful in...

Mr. Dave's write up was certainly helpful in where to get started. In my case I had several screws holding it from various angles. I had the impression that some of the screws were factory and others...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-15-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
American Coach: Revolution fuses
Views: 957
Posted By mdc99
Sorry not any help with the fuses. However if you...

Sorry not any help with the fuses. However if you need to get the awning in, if you get 12v power to the 2 silver "buttons" under the awning head you can retract the awning. I cut the ends off a old...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By mdc99
So flushing with Thermocare has seemed to resolve...

So flushing with Thermocare has seemed to resolve the issue. Of course I had to flush with water 4-5 times afterwards before refilling with coolant. If I had time to waste I would drain the hot...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-21-2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By mdc99
Not an expert in this area. However when I was...

Not an expert in this area. However when I was wanting to do the same I believe someone recommended using 3M Auto " Yellow Super Weatherstrip and Gasket Adhesive". I ended up trading the unit before...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-16-2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By mdc99
Yes it is code 33. I ran it yesterday for an hour...

Yes it is code 33. I ran it yesterday for an hour at 18amps with no problems, I then bumped it up to 40amps and it shut down within a couple of minutes with the code 33. I immediately drained the...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-14-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By mdc99
Thanks for the response and warning. I did...

Thanks for the response and warning. I did lightly burn myself as a teenager trying to pull a hot radiator cap so I certainly intended to be as cautious as possible. Of all the tools I have...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2020, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By mdc99
Hi Jim, not sure if this helps or not. I have...

Hi Jim, not sure if this helps or not. I have some bubbling on my 03 as well. When I was considering purchasing my unit, it appeared to be in excellent condition with the exception of this area under...
Forum: RV Systems & Appliances 09-11-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By mdc99
Onan 7.5kw Temperature Sender

I was getting the code 33 (over-temp) on my Onan 7.5kw HDKAJ-H. I was convinced I had a temperature sender problem as the fluids were all correct. I pulled the unit (had to remove front cap to do...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-03-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
American Coach: Revolution radio harness
Views: 355
Posted By mdc99
Surelink-any chance you added the DRV-N520 dash...

Surelink-any chance you added the DRV-N520 dash cam to go with it? If so any impressions? Thanks
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 09-02-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
American Coach: Revolution radio harness
Views: 355
Posted By mdc99
I replaced the Ford radio with a Kenwood...

I replaced the Ford radio with a Kenwood DMX7706S. I used the Metra 70-1771 wiring harness that matched up very nicely with the existing Ford harness. I did have to grind the opening a little larger...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 07-04-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By mdc99
I believe some companies do offer an "agreed...

I believe some companies do offer an "agreed value" policy. You may want to look into that if you feel the value of your unit is substantially more than what you would receive from ACV.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 05-01-2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By mdc99
I've got the same thing on my 2003, been...

I've got the same thing on my 2003, been wondering the same thing but never got around to asking. Thanks for asking and the answers.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-11-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By mdc99
Did have a quick call with him. I had it...

Did have a quick call with him. I had it generally correct. He took the MH to the fire department, I guess some of the FD trucks actually have a propane recovery system but the station he went to had...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 04-10-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By mdc99
OK going totally on memory here but I had a...

OK going totally on memory here but I had a friend that had the same issue on his 2004 Journey. As I recall he told me that he removed the tank, not sure how he removed the propane, but once he did I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-27-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
Thanks for all the responses. Sounds like I have...

Thanks for all the responses. Sounds like I have the same configuration as wildirishman(thanks). It didn't occur to me that one location would control the electric and one would control the gas. I...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-27-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
Your current EMS wiring is pretty typical for...

Your current EMS wiring is pretty typical for your current set-up. The Norcold and WH are usually the first to go with the idea that those could both operate off of LP. Obviously if you go with a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-27-2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
Thanks for the replies on the water heater. I do...

Thanks for the replies on the water heater. I do have the switch above the sink in kitchen, in addition to one at the bathroom vanity(do you guys not have?) and fornutately they operate the water...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-26-2020, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
Sorry, forgot to rotate the first 2 pics.

Sorry, forgot to rotate the first 2 pics.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 02-26-2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
Good to see a Revolution thread back at the top...

Good to see a Revolution thread back at the top LOL. I replaced the carpeted areas with the Outlast laminate, in my case I used "Jacoba Paradise" which I think is a good match to my medium finish...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 02-09-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 573
Posted By mdc99
I replaced my crank-up with a travler. It was...

I replaced my crank-up with a travler. It was pretty straight forward. Removed the plate that astrnmrtom pictured, ran new cable and power cord, replaced plate and caulked. I removed the crank on the...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 11-27-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By mdc99
When I joined irv2 several years ago I was told...

When I joined irv2 several years ago I was told we had lost a member by doing this.
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-28-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
Hi guys. Thanks for the responses. We did...

Hi guys. Thanks for the responses. We did finally complete the purchase after some extended negotiations.
Ront77, thanks we will look into that.
Mr. Dave, thanks for taking time to post all your...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-04-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 865
Posted By mdc99
Samsung still good?

I have an RF197 that I installed in (2012?) that I've been very happy with. Considering trading to a different coach that has the Norcold 1200, the boss says that is the 1st thing to go. Looking at...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-02-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
Also it's been so long since I did the Norcold to...

Also it's been so long since I did the Norcold to Samsung switch I forget what is what but anyone know if the Samsung will fit? Thanks
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-02-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 20
American Coach: 2003 Revolution?
Views: 1,271
Posted By mdc99
2003 Revolution?

Hi all. Iím considering trading into a 2003 Revolution 40C. Not familiar with Fleetwood Revolution. Anything I should be aware of. Will have it professionally evaluated but appreciate any pointers...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-23-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By mdc99
Why do you say that? How do you know if an...

Why do you say that?
How do you know if an additional 2,000 lbs puts him overweight?

CountryB I am sure the info you provided for your tag axle coach is correct. However the OP stated he has a...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-22-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By mdc99
I would imagine that carrying 2,000# of extra...

I would imagine that carrying 2,000# of extra cargo would put you over GVWR if that matters.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-15-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By mdc99
Once again I'm no expert on air bags but I think...

Once again I'm no expert on air bags but I think it's safe to assume that they are all the same. If you had the 6905s you would have noticed a substantial difference in looks. I believe the 2001...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-15-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By mdc99
Received the following PM. Will respond here for...

Received the following PM. Will respond here for others can share.

" Do you happen to remember what the Air Bag (Replacement)numbers are for your Coach? Since a I have the 2002 Diplomat PST, I...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 08-13-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By mdc99
Just got my coach back today from having the rear...

Just got my coach back today from having the rear bags replaced, I think I'm at approx. 125K miles. Replaced the front ones probably 4 years ago at approx. 100K miles. I get the drift that your...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 08-12-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 644
Posted By mdc99
2nd the recommendation for Creative Coach. Had a...

2nd the recommendation for Creative Coach. Had a Progressive claim, their adjuster came out and wrote a check to cover the damages and suggested a couple of recommended shops for repair. Had seen...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-12-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,547
Posted By mdc99
OP, if you are going to have the work done at a...

OP, if you are going to have the work done at a Cummins distributorship you may want to consider joining the Cummins Power Club($19.99). Should be able to save you 10%.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-06-2019, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 441
Posted By mdc99
Been quite awhile since I had to replace my...

Been quite awhile since I had to replace my sender. I can't remember for sure, but I am thinking the extra wire made the connection for the "low fuel" warning.
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Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 07-06-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By mdc99
Typically if it's a Velvac mirror there will be a...

Typically if it's a Velvac mirror there will be a label stuck to the bottom of the mirror with identifying numbers. My 2002 are still somewhat legible.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 06-01-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,659
Posted By mdc99
Also keep in mind that although my Goodyear have...

Also keep in mind that although my Goodyear have a max recommended of #125 the Accuride wheels of this era recommend a max. of #120. I weighed my 2002 Endeavor not to long ago and I was under by #100...
Forum: Entegra Owner's Forum 05-14-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,778
Posted By mdc99
I'm not seeing what Matt sees. To me it looks...

I'm not seeing what Matt sees. To me it looks like the coax and power plug were both unscrewed. The travler does not exactly fold the flattest so is fairly visible from a distance. No pictures of...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 03-25-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By mdc99
My bed box is in the slide also. I temporarily...

My bed box is in the slide also. I temporarily removed it when replacing the floors. It was attached as you describe with drywall screws into the foam walls. I don't think that they get all that much...
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 03-16-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By mdc99
You may want to consider the Tekonsha wireless...

You may want to consider the Tekonsha wireless brake controller. Not exactly inexpensive at $270. but the convenience of having a brake controller no matter what vehicle is pulling the trailer might...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-25-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,503
Posted By mdc99
Dean, not sure what Endeavor you have but my...

Dean, not sure what Endeavor you have but my 40PST shows 12,000 front 20,000 rear.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-22-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,503
Posted By mdc99
I believe it's a 20,000lb axle in the rear and a...

I believe it's a 20,000lb axle in the rear and a 12,000lb axle in the front. I weighed mine recently and as I recall I was 400 under on the rear and 200 under on the front. Granted I am fairly loaded...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-16-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By mdc99
Congrats on getting it out. Mine would barely...

Congrats on getting it out. Mine would barely squeeze over the front cross brace. Some talk of un-fiberglassing the brace or cutting it. I didn't want to do those so I did quite the balancing act of...
Forum: Country Coach Owners Forum 02-16-2019, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 592
Posted By mdc99
Things get pretty dirty back there. Scooter easy...

Things get pretty dirty back there. Scooter easy to clean off. Harley not so much. My trailer is just big enough to fit 2 bikes so often campgrounds will let me park it in place of a toad. Ride the...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-16-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By mdc99
When I got my 7500 it had approx. 2,800 hrs.on it...

When I got my 7500 it had approx. 2,800 hrs.on it (6/2011 no service records), at 4600 (6/2014) the water pump went out. I had to pull the unit also. I replaced the water pump, belt and thermostat...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 02-15-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By mdc99
Glad the OP got out. I park in the grass and have...

Glad the OP got out. I park in the grass and have been surprised at how much mud I can get thru, although filling in the ruts after is not so much fun. A couple of times was not able to move and the...
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