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Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By DASA
The seat belt retracts into a slot near the top...

The seat belt retracts into a slot near the top of the seat back. When unbuckeled it retracts a short distance and the remainder just hangs beside the seat.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-11-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By DASA
Seat belt retractors

The seat belt retractors, both driver and passenger, on my 03 Dolphin LX 6342 are not fully retracting the seat belts as they should. I am unable to locate the retractor either under or within the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-10-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By DASA
On my 03 Dolphin LX the vertical flaps on each...

On my 03 Dolphin LX the vertical flaps on each side of the bedroom glide do not flip out when the room is extended. This leaves a small hole where the vertical flap meets the horizontal at the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-16-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 989
Posted By DASA
Is the problem with the camera or the monitor. I...

Is the problem with the camera or the monitor. I had a problem with my Voyager system, talked with RVCams, they tested the camera and said it was bad. They were able to come up with a b/w camera ...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-16-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By DASA
Video Control Center

I have removed the large analog tv in the front of our 03 Dolphin LX and replaced it with a digital tv. Problem now, I can't get video/audio through the Winegard video control box. Get good...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-11-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,020
Posted By DASA
Showers in Dolphin MH

I think there are any number of National Gas RV's that have showers. I have brochures of 03,04 and 05 Dolphin and Dolphin LX that all have showers. One of the "Boast" features for National was the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-18-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By DASA
The shop called and said the repaired condenser...

The shop called and said the repaired condenser would be installed tomorrow. Hope I am as fortunate as mfire 1339 and don't have any problems. Thanks all for your help.

Duane
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-18-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By DASA
The repair shop indicated they had contacted...

The repair shop indicated they had contacted Evans and the condenser was no longer available. They have also stated that the existing condenser has no designation or numbers of any kind and that is...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By DASA
I have a Workhorse chassis and my MH is currently...

I have a Workhorse chassis and my MH is currently in an authorized Workhorse repair facility, but they are still unable to match up the condenser. Any other suggestions?
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 728
Posted By DASA
Condenser for dash air

Have had some problems with dash air in our 03 Dolphin LX not being cold and the repair facility has found that the condenser has a leak. They have tried to match it up for replacement, but have not...
Forum: Allison Transmission Forum 07-10-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,288
Posted By DASA
Cleaning Allison 1000 oil vent (breather)

I have an Allison 1000 trans in my Dolphin MH and in reading some of the literature it was stated that the oil vent should be kept clean. I can find no mention of how to clean it or if it should be...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-08-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,926
Posted By DASA
After 8 or 9 years of travel in our 03 dolphin...

After 8 or 9 years of travel in our 03 dolphin both the left and right windshields had many dings from flying rocks. Hudson glass on 28 th Street in Fort Worth replaced both sides and I have had no...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-08-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 957
Posted By DASA
Transmission oil vent

On an 03 dolphin LX with Allison 1000 transmission is cleaning or replacing the trans oil vent (breather) a DIY job or is it better to let the professionals do it. I think I located the breather,...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 06-06-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,010
Posted By DASA
Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Could not...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Could not find any aluminum line that was cool as suggested by greg6746 so I decided to take it to the shop that did the last a/c work about 8 months ago. They...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,187
Posted By DASA
On my 03 Dolphin LX I have a xantrex inverter. ...

On my 03 Dolphin LX I have a xantrex inverter. There is a control panel on the inside wall near the holding tank gages and I have to select "charge or "Invert". With invert selected I have ac power...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 05-12-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,010
Posted By DASA
Dash Air not cool

2003 Dolphin LX 6342, Workhorse

Last week I turned on the dash air for the first time this year and got nothing but hot air. Worked fine last year, but not now. Is there a fuse or some vacuum...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By DASA
entry step motor malfunctioning

The retractable steps on my 03 Dolphin have quit working. They will not lock in or out and it sounds as if gears are stripped in the motor. Anyone have a good source for a step motor for Lippert...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-27-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By DASA
Entry steps covering the engine battery

Hey guys, got another problem. When I tried to lift the interior entry steps covering the engine battery on my 03 Dolphin LX 6342 the first riser broke loose from the tread. Appears to be made of...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-19-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By DASA
Thanks everyone for the helpful responses. Have...

Thanks everyone for the helpful responses. Have the compartment cleaned, sanded and washed down with baking soda solution. Haven't located the acid resistant paint locally yet, but will keep...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-18-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,850
Posted By DASA
Paint for coach battery compartment

I am replacing the Kwikee slide out battery tray on my 03 Dolphin LX 6342. After 14 years the ball bearings in the tray runners are gone and the tray is very difficult to move in and out with 4...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-24-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,702
Posted By DASA
My 2003 Dolphin LX 6342 has the window over the...

My 2003 Dolphin LX 6342 has the window over the bed headboard marked with a red EXIT sign and the window latch is also red. The window screens all slide back, just as the window slides back. Don't...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-06-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,121
Posted By DASA
power gear level jacks

The left front (driver side) Jack on my 03 Dolphin LX does not fully retract; it stays down about 2 or 3 inches. If I force it up, the right Jack drops about the same distance as the left rises....
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-31-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By DASA
Kwikee steps require a dedicated power supply. ...

Kwikee steps require a dedicated power supply. The manual states that no other item should be connected to the power source other than the steps. If so this can cause the controller to malfunction....
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-21-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,901
Posted By DASA
Thanks to all for comments. Just found a "True...

Thanks to all for comments. Just found a "True Track Alignment" shop for trucks and Rv's and they indicated they would never bend and axle on a workhorse chassis. After a thorough check they found...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-07-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,901
Posted By DASA
I just found a workhorse.com site on which...

I just found a workhorse.com site on which Workhorse says camber/castor are not adjustable. Then by footnote they say they do not recommend bending the axle. The footnote further states if...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 10-02-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,901
Posted By DASA
Front wheel alignment

I noticed significant tire wear on copilot front tire on our 03 Dolphin LX (W22}during our last outing. Wear was basically confined to the outside tread and when I took it in for an alignment check...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 03-05-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,936
Posted By DASA
Thanks for all the helpful replies; seems that...

Thanks for all the helpful replies; seems that most are satisfied with whatever insurance they have. I was satisfied with American Modern with total replacement cost at original new purchase price,...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-21-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,936
Posted By DASA
Motorhome Insurance

Time to renew my MH insurance and I got a quote from Good Sam. The rep. gave me a quote from "Allied" but I am not familiar with this company and the quote was really a lot cheaper than I am...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-09-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,639
Posted By DASA
Thanks for the pics. The install looks good;...

Thanks for the pics. The install looks good; appears much easier than trying to frame the whole area. May have some questions in a month or so when I am able to try to duplicate your install....
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 02-08-2011, 01:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,639
Posted By DASA
I am very interested is seeing your pictures. I...

I am very interested is seeing your pictures. I also have an 03 LX and have been looking for ways to install an HD flat screen in the front. The plastic trim has always been a problem in trying to...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-24-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,194
Posted By DASA
Thanks Brian --I finally got some weather where I...

Thanks Brian --I finally got some weather where I could work on the tray and you were right. I sprayed with WD40 and the right side finally broke free. Will have to really clean better when warmer...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 01-17-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,194
Posted By DASA
Dolphin battery tray stuck

03 Dolphin LX 6342 ---The right side of the coach battery tray seems to be stuck, but I can see nothing holding it. The middle track on the left side starts out fine when I pull on the tray, but the...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 12-13-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,501
Posted By DASA
How many drain valves do you have? Possibly one...

How many drain valves do you have? Possibly one gray tank server the kitchen sink and the other gray serves the bedroom shower & sink. Don't know, but I have seen similar arrangements on other...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-23-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,501
Posted By DASA
On my 04 Dolphin LX the holding tanks have access...

On my 04 Dolphin LX the holding tanks have access from the outside storage compartments on the curb side. There are black panels inside that can be removed to gain access to both the black and grey...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-02-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,705
Posted By DASA
Thanks Richard. The schematic shows the lines...

Thanks Richard. The schematic shows the lines which seem to match my layout. I can see back to where the line makes the 90 degree bend and I can find the lines that come up to the vacuum breaker...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-01-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,705
Posted By DASA
Black Tank Rinse

I have an 03 Dolphin LX 6342 on a Workhorse Chassis. On our last outing while rinsing the black tank the rinse water just stopped flowing from the valve ( I have a clear section between the valve...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-28-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By DASA
Floor for outside plumbing compartment

I have a 2003 dolphin lx, model 6342 and the tray/flooring in the outside compartment where the sewer hose and water hose enter the MH has somehow been broken up such that it is ready to fall out. I...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-08-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,341
Posted By DASA
Rear view camera/monitor

Got a real scare today; I glanced down at the monitor and there was no car showing. My wife ran to the back and looked out and the car was there, just not showing on the monitor. The monitor lights...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 11-01-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,461
Posted By DASA
I have a 2003 Dolphin LX, model 6342, with a 2000...

I have a 2003 Dolphin LX, model 6342, with a 2000 watt factory installed inverter. The compartment directly in front of the entry door houses the inverter and 4 6-volt golf cart batteries. This...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-15-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By DASA
Thanks, Vacation on Wheels; sounds like you have...

Thanks, Vacation on Wheels; sounds like you have taken care of the problem. Hope I can duplicate your process. Did you have to use 2 jacks to keep the tank balanced while lowering it? I noticed on...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-12-2009, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,378
Posted By DASA
Gen set gas line leak

There is a leak in the gen set gas line where it leaves the gas tank. When I start the generator gas squirts out from what appears to be the connection on top of the coach gas tank. There is very...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 09-05-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,506
Posted By DASA
I had the same problem on my 03 Dolphin LX with...

I had the same problem on my 03 Dolphin LX with movement of 3/4"to 11/4" . Talked with dealership repair shop by phone and was told the brake was not engaged, but I explained that it was fully...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-28-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,231
Posted By DASA
Dash AC

I have an 03 Dolphin LX on the Workhorse W22 chassis and the dash air has just started giving problems. Sometimes it get cold and sometimes it doesn't. The repair shop says the problem is a bad...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 04-05-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,619
Posted By DASA
I have a 2003 6342 and the seat will swivel 180...

I have a 2003 6342 and the seat will swivel 180 clockwise. Make sure the seat back is in the fully upright position and at about midway front to rear travel. Begin the clockwise swivel until the...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 01-17-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By DASA
I have a 03 Dolphin LX and had a similar problem...

I have a 03 Dolphin LX and had a similar problem this past summer. You also have a fuse box in the front engine compartment that is easy to overlook if you are not aware it is there. My problem...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-29-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,258
Posted By DASA
Thanks everyone. Removeing the fridge/freezer...

Thanks everyone. Removeing the fridge/freezer may by too heavy/big of a job for me. Will have to think on that for a while.
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-26-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,258
Posted By DASA
I have an 03 Dolphin LX with a Dometic...

I have an 03 Dolphin LX with a Dometic side-by-side fridge/freezer. There is a water leak somewhere in the water supply line to the ice maker. The manual says you should check all connections...
Forum: National RV Owner's Forum 07-26-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,258
Posted By DASA
I have an 03 Dolphin LX with a Dometic...

I have an 03 Dolphin LX with a Dometic side-by-side fridge/freezer. There is a water leak somewhere in the water supply line to the ice maker. The manual says you should check all connections...
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