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Forum: Maintenance and Repair 08-05-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By RBard48
gnat issue

We are on our first big RV trip and noticed after about 3-4 weeks gnats flying around. Today we found some dead ones in the fridge. What is the solution to getting rid of these gnats? Any help...
Forum: Thor RV Lifestyle 06-23-2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By RBard48
The mattress in our Thor Ace folds over 2' from...

The mattress in our Thor Ace folds over 2' from the bottom to bring the slide in. Has anyone "attempted" a "gel foam mattress topper" and did you get it to fold enough to allow the slide to come all...
Forum: COVID-19 Discussion Zone 06-20-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By RBard48
Covid 19 restrictions on RVers?

We are planning our first big RV trip up the east coast and then over through midwest and back to Florida. We hear several states are making people "self quarantine for 14 days". How does all this...
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 01-04-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By RBard48
East coast trip

Want to head up the east coast up to Acadia National Park from Florida. Will be having many stops along the way. Is mid to late April too early to head up that way? We plan on a 6 week trip up and...
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 11-13-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,017
Posted By RBard48
A Big Loop planned

Next summer we want to head up the east coast (from our home in Florida) ending up at Acadia National Park. From there we want to head a northern route out west to Black Hills, Grand Canyon, etc and...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-06-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By RBard48
House battery charge

As a previous sailor we would run the generator 2 hours a day when we "set the hook" to recharge the house batteries. Is it pretty much the same routine with my 27.2 ACE...minus "setting the hook"...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-03-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By RBard48
We always “lock” it open or closed when camping. ...

We always “lock” it open or closed when camping. Unfortunately I was too anxious when i pulled into dump station and stepped out before step was totally extended. I guess I was too excited about...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-28-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By RBard48
Installed the new motor and step works like a...

Installed the new motor and step works like a charm....that is if you want the steps out when door closed and steps in when door open. Ha. Had to tear apart and reverse. Installing was a challenge...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-27-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By RBard48
Step problem found

I believe I found the problem with the step not operating despite "hearing" the motor running. I "vaguely" remember being in a hurry and exited the coach prior to the step being fully extended. It...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-26-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 942
Posted By RBard48
Step motor

The motor to the step runs on my 2017 ACE but the step is stuck in the open position. Engine running or not makes no difference. When the door opens the light comes on and the motor runs. When the...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-23-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By RBard48
30amp to 15amp

Moving my 29’ ACE from faculty with 30amp to one that only has a 110v outlet. I know I can’t run too many things but wondering if I could run just the AC or fridge...not at the same time of course. ...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-20-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By RBard48
I took the lens apart again and the number/code...

I took the lens apart again and the number/code is not readable. I tried everything but the number cannot be determined. I took the opposite lens off and it was the same. Is my option only going...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-18-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By RBard48
I had the same issue on my Thor ACE. Did some...

I had the same issue on my Thor ACE. Did some research and after talking to Thor I was informed that many times these are wired backwards. I switched the wires and works just fine. Same issue on...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 10-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By RBard48
LED light replacement

Have a sidelight that is out on my Thor ACE (27.2). After removing the amber lens cover I noted corrosion inside the lens so apparently it is leaking a little. That's one issue that needs to be...
Forum: Modifications and Updates 04-17-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By RBard48
ACE door

Our 2107 ACE 27.2 has the door that opens 90 degrees. Has anyone figured out a way to have the door open all the way and latch it without having to undo the hydraulic cylinder every time?
Forum: Travel | Camping Spots | Roads and Routes 03-25-2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By RBard48
Northeast trip planned

We will be heading out to visit the Northeast and want to spend several days checking out Acadia National Park. We are sort of new at RVing and would appreciate some of you experienced people's...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 11-20-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By RBard48
Awning extra slot

How do I remove the end cap on the awning to access extra slot for sun blocker ?
Forum: Towing | Hitches and Toads 10-20-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,220
Posted By RBard48
Toad protection

I have read many opinions on here about protecting your toad but was wondering if anyone has tried one of those LeBra covers for the front of their toad? Would be interested in opinions on pros and...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-22-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By RBard48
Generator was running. Checked and circuit...

Generator was running. Checked and circuit breaker on generator and it was tripped. Thanks.
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 07-17-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By RBard48
Circuit blown

Was using air compressor onout side outlet and circuit blew. AC, microwave , and fridge out. Checked fuses and all ok. Where would Infind circuit breaker for these. Thanks.
Forum: Modifications and Updates 07-13-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By RBard48
Screen Removal

On our first RV trip my "navigator" complained several times that she "can't see clearly out the side because of the screen". I never say never but it is highly unlikely we would be using the screen...
Forum: Maintenance and Repair 06-23-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,130
Posted By RBard48
See my response above. Your vacuum breaker is...

See my response above. Your vacuum breaker is installed backwards. Company had me reverse mine and works the way it is suppose too. Vacuum breaker on the 2016 ACE 27.2 is in the locker next to...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 06-17-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,627
Posted By RBard48
RV Mud Flaps

Just returned from our first RV trip with a tow. The tow car had lots of stone chips and lots of dirt in the engine bay. The RV currently has only the small standard mud flaps behind the rear...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 06-06-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By RBard48
AC drips

Our first trip and we find out that when the AC is running it drips right in the middle of the door onto the step when perfectly level. I left the awning up once and it pr vented that but when I...
Forum: Motorhome Tech Topics 06-04-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,410
Posted By RBard48
Another Black tank ?

Still learning the ropes here about RVing and this forum has been a life saver in answering my many questions. We are at site (for 5 days) and the black water tank registers ⅔ full in my ACE 27.2 on...
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