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Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 12-08-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By ualdriver
Well, maybe they're there for your rig. Between...

Well, maybe they're there for your rig. Between my two front seats there's a compartment door (below the radio and back-up camera screen) that has a fusebox behind it when removed. Laying on the...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-16-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By ualdriver
To tie a ribbon around this thread in case anyone...

To tie a ribbon around this thread in case anyone else has a similar problem, another forum sent me the attached Fleetguard technical bulletin. In it, the following is stated:

Fleetguard coolant...
Forum: Cummins Engines 10-14-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,066
Posted By ualdriver
Did I screw up......engine coolant?

I have a Cummins ISB 6.7L engine in my 2013 Fleetwood Excursion. Is this a wet sleeve engine by the way?

Pics of coolant in question below.

Anyway, I had my cooling system flushed and refilled...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-14-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By ualdriver
To tie a ribbon around this in case anyone else...

To tie a ribbon around this in case anyone else runs across this thread.....

Called Fleetwood. They sent me electrical schematics for under the dash. The schematics showed a fuse box that had a...
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-13-2020, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By ualdriver
He he yeah. Thankfully that is not one of my...

He he yeah. Thankfully that is not one of my addictions.

I wonder how many people actually use those cigarette lighters to actually light up a cigarette or anything else?
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-11-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By ualdriver
Bump.....no one has had these cigarette lighter...

Bump.....no one has had these cigarette lighter receptacles go out on them? Don't make me tear my RV apart looking for this fuse!! :)
Forum: Fleetwood Owner's Forum 10-09-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 409
Posted By ualdriver
Both cigarette lighter receptacles inop

Fleetwood Forum Brain Trust-

Does anyone know where the fuse is for the cigarette lighter receptacles are?

I have a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion. Both of my cigarette lighter receptacles are...
Forum: Class C Motorhome Discussions 09-14-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 504
Posted By ualdriver
Are you on the Facebook View/Navion Motorhomes...

Are you on the Facebook View/Navion Motorhomes group? This forum is great, but this Facebook group has 7600 members and they only discuss the View/Navion motorhomes. It's a private group so you...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-13-2020, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks all. A lot of good advice/input on here. ...

Thanks all. A lot of good advice/input on here. Next time I know if I put up anything resembling any sort of structure I should ask if there's a fee. Perhaps there will be a fee soon for lighting...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-10-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
All through Nevada Nick, thanks!

All through Nevada Nick, thanks!
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
OK, thanks. I'll call them tomorrow and let them...

OK, thanks. I'll call them tomorrow and let them know it might have been operator observational error and mention the grid heater.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
Interesting. You learn something every day with...

Interesting. You learn something every day with these diesel rigs.

I'm just surprised I never have noticed it before, and I start the RV up all year round and in extremely cold temps in January...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-08-2020, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks all. I'm a "relatively" new camper...

Thanks all. I'm a "relatively" new camper compared to most on this forum, which is why I asked.

And don't do anything that's going to get my refund rescinded! I'm filling out the survey AFTER...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
thanks YC1

thanks YC1
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks Dean.

Thanks Dean.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
Crap. Well I just dropped off my rig at the shop...

Crap. Well I just dropped off my rig at the shop to have that looked at (among some other stuff). Hopefully they'll know about this heater!
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
OK thanks. I know nothing about intake grid...

OK thanks. I know nothing about intake grid heaters other than what I just Googled. Is there any particular reason why these voltage fluctuations are so noticeable now vs. in the past months/years?...
Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 09-08-2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,265
Posted By ualdriver
Am I being unreasonable?

Let me preface this with after I politely complained and courteously explained my point of view with multiple managers and ultimately the upper upper manager, I was refunded the money by the...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-08-2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 468
Posted By ualdriver
Fluctuating system voltage after starting engine

Hello-

2013 Freightliner XCS chassis. The RV is not plugged in and the generator is off.

Recently, immediately after I start the engine, I started getting system voltage fluctuations that...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-07-2020, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By ualdriver
All through Larry, thanks!

All through Larry, thanks!
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 09-07-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By ualdriver
I found it at JEGS.com with a Google search for...

I found it at JEGS.com with a Google search for $33. However, the shipping is $11.00 so after buying two gallons I'm at $77 out the door.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-30-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks DP7!

Thanks DP7!
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-29-2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By ualdriver
All through R. Wold- Thanks very much. I'm...

All through R. Wold-

Thanks very much. I'm going to buy a couple of gallons of Mobil Delvac 1 75w90 and use that. I found it for $33/gallon + $11 shipping for a total of $77 for the two gallons....
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-29-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By ualdriver
How do I know if oil is rated for extreme...

How do I know if oil is rated for extreme pressure?

So I can use any type of oil, as long as it is 75w90?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 08-29-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 534
Posted By ualdriver
Which oil for my 2013 Freightliner XCS differential 75W90?

Hello-

I'm pretty sure my 2013 Freightliner XCS has a Axle Alliance Company R17 5-2N rear differential. It's due for an oil change, and it says to use 75W90 oil. When I look online, I see two...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-26-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 08-26-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By ualdriver
What is the link to the site you used to...

What is the link to the site you used to determine a RVís value? That page doesnít look familiar.
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 08-21-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 41,902
Posted By ualdriver
I think they're out of the RV furniture business...

I think they're out of the RV furniture business now.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-30-2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks Skip!

Thanks Skip!
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By ualdriver
Thatís disappointing to hear. I figured it wasnít...

Thatís disappointing to hear. I figured it wasnít nearly as good as a DP but was hoping for maybe a quieter cockpit area than the gasser Class A we had previously. Bluetooth phone calls and the...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 07-25-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By ualdriver
Winnebago View/Navion ride/noise vs. gasser Class A

Hello

Was wondering if those of you who have owned a gasser Class A F53-type Ford chassis then went to a Sprinter based Class C chassis of relatively recent vintage (say past few years of age)...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-24-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
Cool thanks. That seems to jibe with what...

Cool thanks. That seems to jibe with what happened to me in the rest area the first time I noticed it. I wouldn't be surprised if it has been doing it for years, but I'm just noticing it now! ...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-24-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
Cool, OK. I'll take a look at that. Thanks.

Cool, OK. I'll take a look at that. Thanks.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-24-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
OK so just above your blue tape there looks to be...

OK so just above your blue tape there looks to be a nut or some some sort of assembly that can be loosened so that rod can slide up/down adjusting the ride height? Do you do that with the engine...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-24-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
OK, what do I do? Is that owner adjustable?

OK, what do I do? Is that owner adjustable?
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-23-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
I don't know the answer as to how many ride...

I don't know the answer as to how many ride height valves I have nor would I be able to identify one.

It was only the left front portion of the chassis that was riding low.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-23-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
This has nothing to do with the leveling jack...

This has nothing to do with the leveling jack system used while the RV is camping. I'm talking about the chassis air suspension system while the rig is in motion.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 07-23-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By ualdriver
Freightliner XCS left front ride height

Hello

I have a Freightliner XCS chassis. On our last trip we pulled into a rest area and I shut the engine off. When I went outside immediately after I shut the engine off I noticed that the...
Forum: Technology: Internet, TV, Satellite, Cell Phones, etc. 07-06-2020, 01:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 710
Posted By ualdriver
I wish Garmin would just sell their RV software...

I wish Garmin would just sell their RV software as an app and then let you choose what type of device you want to run it on (phone or small tablet or large tablet or iPad or Android) based on your...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 03-14-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,735
Posted By ualdriver
I put Toyos on my rig several thousand miles ago....

I put Toyos on my rig several thousand miles ago. No problems. Much cheaper than the other options, even including the FMCA discounts on other brands (no discount on Toyos). I would buy them again.
Forum: Cummins Engines 02-23-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,257
Posted By ualdriver
I have a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion with a ISB 6.7L...

I have a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion with a ISB 6.7L engine.

I started a thread last summer and received good advice that matched what my mechanic and Freightliner told me. I was driving on a flat...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-02-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By ualdriver
OK will check for sea foam- DIESEL. Bummer...

OK will check for sea foam- DIESEL.

Bummer about the K&N filter. I bought it not to save money but because I thought it would be the best air filter for the job : (
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 01-02-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By ualdriver
Yes, I have a K&N air filter that I wash and oil...

Yes, I have a K&N air filter that I wash and oil every year.

What do you recommend for a diesel fuel cleaner? I use the stuff in the silver plastic container every third tank or so from...
Forum: MH-General Discussions & Problems 12-31-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By ualdriver
Onan 6.0kW Quiet Diesel generator - slightly rough idle - anything I can do?

iRV2 Forum Brain Trust-

I have a 2013 Fleetwood Excursion with a Onan 6.0kW Quiet Diesel generator. It has maybe 400 hours on it. I run it regularly under load, and have done oil changes, filter...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-22-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,175
Posted By ualdriver
So to tie a big ribbon around this thread in case...

So to tie a big ribbon around this thread in case others are reading, the diesel techs found a few problems with my air system. First, there were multiple air leaks that had to be fixed. Then, they...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-15-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,175
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks twinboat. It's getting looked at a diesel...

Thanks twinboat. It's getting looked at a diesel repair shop on Monday. I'll report back what the diagnosis is.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-13-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,712
Posted By ualdriver
OK that is helpful. I thought the transfer switch...

OK that is helpful. I thought the transfer switch was some sort of solenoid inside one of the boxes in my electrical compartment. So if my transfer switch ever fails, you replace the whole box?
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 11-12-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,712
Posted By ualdriver
Would love to see pictures, before, after,...

Would love to see pictures, before, after, during. I know what a transfer is but donít know exactly where it is, what it looks like, and what it takes to replace one.
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-10-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,175
Posted By ualdriver
Today, to add another diagnosis data point, I...

Today, to add another diagnosis data point, I took the RV out for a drive and the purge valve goes off every 90 seconds or so whether the RV is moving or stationary. I put the RV back in storage and...
Forum: Freightliner Motorhome Chassis Forum 11-10-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,175
Posted By ualdriver
Thanks very much twinboat. Now that you describe...

Thanks very much twinboat. Now that you describe it that way, I remember that in the Freightliner class I took.

If this is the problem, is it difficult to diagnose? I'm at a new diesel repair...
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