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Old 04-08-2012, 04:04 PM   #1
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Hello all, a new member needs some help

Just want to say hello, I'm a new member and will probably need help to understand how to use the forum, so if I make stupid mistakes please excuse me. I don't know where to ask a question I have about my Sightseer 27C I just purchased. I will try it here, When I turn the key on a Air Compressor starts running for about 25 seconds, then stops. It is mounted in a metal box in the storage compartment on the passenger side just behind the entry door. I do not see it mentioned in any of the Winnebago Manuals I was given, Does anyone know what it is furnishing air to? No air lines are visible coming out of it and it looks like a factory installed unit. The 2002 Sightseer brochure never mentions an option for something using a compressor. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
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Old 04-08-2012, 06:48 PM   #2
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Don't know what a factory installed air compressor would be for. Maybe someone added air bags and has the automatic air option. If so there should be a pressure gauge on the dash somewhere. Does the compressor have Ride Rite on it anywhere.
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Old 04-08-2012, 07:38 PM   #3
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Are you sure it is an air compressor? There is a brake "booster" system that will come on with the key on many Ford chassis. It is designed to maintain brake pressure when the engine is off.
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Old 04-08-2012, 09:13 PM   #4
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Howdy and welcome to the forum fellow Texan! You might post any Winnebago questions in the Winnebago Owners section for better response. Good luck!
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:48 AM   #5
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Howdy and welcome to the forum. Enjoy the site as I'm sure you will. Plenty of people to help with questions you may have. Be safe and Happy Motoring!!!
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Old 04-09-2012, 04:51 PM   #6
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I installed one of those in my previous motor homes. It is for a roadmaster brakemaster 9000 brake system. Go to www.brakemasterinc.com and you can check it out.
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Old 04-09-2012, 05:28 PM   #7
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I agree with Ecodriver. This compressor is for the brakemaster brake system with hydraulia brake for your tow. Now you need brake system for your tow. I like this brake system for the tow. I bought my from ebay
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