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Forum: Maintenance and Repair Yesterday, 03:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,536
Posted By Ford1
Here's the quick and dirty answer. Most auto...

Here's the quick and dirty answer. Most auto radio antennas are atached to the metal fenders of the auto which creates a sizeable ground plane which, when combined with the extended metal pole of the...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-18-2020, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By Ford1
We experienced a similar problem and it turned...

We experienced a similar problem and it turned out that the slide topper awning release latch was getting caught and preventing the awning from unrolling which also prevented the slide from opening....
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-14-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Ford1
I had a 2004 MH with a 4000 Onan and replacing...

I had a 2004 MH with a 4000 Onan and replacing the fuel pump wasn't much more difficult than replacing the filter on that unit. I m not sure how much difference there is between the genset made in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 10-12-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 292
Posted By Ford1
Welcome to the Forum from another fellow...

Welcome to the Forum from another fellow Floridian! Enjoy, Enjoy, Enjoy that new coach! Glad you are on board.
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 09-26-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By Ford1
If you have a 50Amp connection, look for a Main...

If you have a 50Amp connection, look for a Main breaker that has tripped, either in your coach or on the park pedestal. With 50A service one of the two mains can trip and knock out half of your...
Forum: Class A Motor Coach 09-26-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By Ford1
That valve is normally next to your fresh water...

That valve is normally next to your fresh water tank....probably located under your bed. Look for a line coming out of the tank that may go into a two way split with one side going to your pumo and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 09-24-2020, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By Ford1
I think that you accidentally posted to the wrong...

I think that you accidentally posted to the wrong thread.
Anyway, that valve is normally next to your fresh water tank....probably located under your bed. Look for a line coming out of the tank that...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-24-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Ford1
Had this problem once before..... After turning...

Had this problem once before.....
After turning the latch to the open position, instead of trying to let the door fall toward you from the top, keep it closer to the genset and push the door up to...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 09-24-2020, 01:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By Ford1
Hi Jim, We've made that trip both ways many...

Hi Jim,
We've made that trip both ways many times. You didn't say which month you will be traveling which will make a difference about those short sleeve lay-overs. We usually try to make it to...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-17-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Ford1
Could you snap a photo of the area and show where...

Could you snap a photo of the area and show where the water droplets appear, please? Might help us to narrow down the leak source. Thanks.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 09-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 991
Posted By Ford1
My guess is that they want you to go through one...

My guess is that they want you to go through one of their dealers.
Forum: Crossroads RV | Travel Trailers and Fifth Wheels 09-04-2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 861
Posted By Ford1
I agree with Rick that the persistent bubble...

I agree with Rick that the persistent bubble problem may well be caused by a leak at the end cap/ gutter junction. If it were me, I would re-seal that whole area. I have removed windows that I...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 09-01-2020, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By Ford1
The first thing that I would try is removing...

The first thing that I would try is removing power, either by the fused power lines (both of them) going to it or removing the fuses from the fuse block, if the power is routed thru a fuse block...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 08-14-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 614
Posted By Ford1
Magicofmassage....I have a brother-in-law in that...

Magicofmassage....I have a brother-in-law in that business in Las Vegas! Did you ever live in Florida?
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 07-24-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ford1
If your battery was actually fully charged and if...

If your battery was actually fully charged and if it is a good battery, it should not have been depleted overnight if only the refrigerator was usurping power. When you run the refrigerator on...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-20-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By Ford1
I agree that it would be preferable to remove the...

I agree that it would be preferable to remove the old decals first, but unless you have done that successfully then you might reconsider the options and the final results. We were quite satisfied...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-18-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 900
Posted By Ford1
A couple of years ago I painted the decals on our...

A couple of years ago I painted the decals on our previous motorhome. They had started to crack into a billion pieces from shrinkage. They hadn't started peeling. I went to the auto parts store and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself | Say Hello 07-16-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,039
Posted By Ford1
Nice coach guys. Congratulations and welcome to...

Nice coach guys. Congratulations and welcome to the forum. I am a transplant from VA since 1976. I used to work the Northern Virginia area from the Fairfax office of VEPCO (now Dominion Power?)....
Forum: Modifications and Updates 07-13-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Posted By Ford1
Although it is not pre-wired or pre-plumbed, it...

Although it is not pre-wired or pre-plumbed, it is the same same basic location where our washer/dryer combo is located. And it is also not located on your slide so that should lessen the...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 07-10-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By Ford1
Sorry that I didn't see this earlier. You have...

Sorry that I didn't see this earlier. You have probably figured it out by now! The short answer is most probably yes, you need the generator running. There are three methods for getting 110Vac in...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 07-06-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 252
Posted By Ford1
I don't want to sound like a party pooper, but...

I don't want to sound like a party pooper, but restoring your wiring to originality may not be what you are thinking it should be. From what I have been able to determine, wire colors, wire routing...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-04-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By Ford1
That's true.......if the step switch is in the...

That's true.......if the step switch is in the 'not parked' position so the steps operate each time the screen door opens and closes. On mine, that light is not working if the switch is set to...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-04-2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 414
Posted By Ford1
Beau388 may be right, but since you don't hear...

Beau388 may be right, but since you don't hear them making an attempt to move, I think I would try to find the fuse first and check it. The steps normally have in-line fuses that go directly to the...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-04-2020, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Ford1
If you have already resealed the top of the...

If you have already resealed the top of the window frame, my guess would be intrusion along the front end cap to rubber roof joint seal or along the roof to side wall seal just above the gutter. Also...
Forum: Thor Owners Community Discussions 06-30-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,567
Posted By Ford1
A few years ago i purchased a vehicle in...

A few years ago i purchased a vehicle in Illinois. I found out that Ilinois and Florida had a reciprocity agreement. As a result, Illinois collected the Florida Sales Tax and gave me a form (receipt)...
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