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Forum: Heating, Cooling and Appliances 01-08-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,366
Posted By wagonmaster2
The last sentence of your first paragraph pretty...

The last sentence of your first paragraph pretty well describes the problem. The oven in my new 2015 DP is an Atwood and after having 4 other RVs with popular name brand ovens in them this Atwood is...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 02-14-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 32,063
Posted By wagonmaster2
Are Winnebagos the only ones that seem to have...

Are Winnebagos the only ones that seem to have this problem of the clear coat peeling? I had my 2004 Meridian done at Forest City by CDI about 5-6 years ago and it started showing the need for it...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-16-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,962
Posted By wagonmaster2
I think I just did a couple of light coats so it...

I think I just did a couple of light coats so it wouldn't run down the side. When this trip is over I'll try wet sanding what I've already done and just keep adding coats until it gets shiny. I...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 10-11-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,962
Posted By wagonmaster2
I have tried cleaning and spraying a clear coat...

I have tried cleaning and spraying a clear coat on the top of the rear cap where it has pealed quite a bit and the shine just doesn't come back. The dull paint where the clear coat has pealed just...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-28-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By wagonmaster2
I have use gorilla clear tape over two very small...

I have use gorilla clear tape over two very small hair line cracks I discovered last spring but I'll take a very close look for any others as soon as it stops raining. I re-caulked anywhere it...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-27-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By wagonmaster2
Thanks Tom, I'll try the cable first hoping it's...

Thanks Tom, I'll try the cable first hoping it's just that. If it's like the valve for the waste dumps it's usually the blade dragging on the seal as it's moved in/out. Glad to know that cable...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-26-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By wagonmaster2
Where or who did you have to order the seals...

Where or who did you have to order the seals from? Does it take a number or anything off the valve assembly to be sure you are getting the correct seals?
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By wagonmaster2
Wow Barry - What a great repair description even...

Wow Barry - What a great repair description even if it does sound a little scary, especially handling that bottom plate that required a tranny jack. One question: Would it be any easier or simplier...
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-23-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By wagonmaster2
Thanks guys. My PBPlaster is at home but I'll...

Thanks guys. My PBPlaster is at home but I'll get another can the first hardware or Wally World we come to. Don't know is anything will run down the cable housing since it's mounted fairly level....
Forum: Plumbing | Systems and Fixtures 09-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,254
Posted By wagonmaster2
Fresh water tank drain cable

I drain the fresh water tank several times a year especially at the end of the season, if it's more than 3-4 weeks between trips, and if I have filled with any unclorinated water.
Recently I've...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-09-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,962
Posted By wagonmaster2
Thanks for that information Jim. It's good to...

Thanks for that information Jim. It's good to be informed about procedures when talking to a repair shop. I would imagine your next to last sentence probably pretty well covers the procedure at...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,591
Posted By wagonmaster2
Thanks for that offer Nick. I'm currently in a...

Thanks for that offer Nick. I'm currently in a CG for the wife to visit her mother in a nursing home for a week so as soon as I get home and not having to rely on the coach air conditioner I'll pull...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-08-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,962
Posted By wagonmaster2
Surprised glad or surprised "oh my gosh"? I...

Surprised glad or surprised "oh my gosh"? I wonder if CDI has a number of their own or if I just need to Winnebago Customer Service?
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-07-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,376
Posted By wagonmaster2
That's really a bummer that none of the local...

That's really a bummer that none of the local residential AC repairmen would look at your unit. I had always heard if you had the unit out where they could reach it that any of them would check/work...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-07-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,962
Posted By wagonmaster2
Harry - could I ask about what it cost you for...

Harry - could I ask about what it cost you for that job? I don't know what Winnebago's paint shop will charge for that work but I'm sure it will be plenty, besides the $8-$900 it will cost me to get...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-07-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,962
Posted By wagonmaster2
Clear coat finish is peeling, again

Just wondering how many owners of 2002-2006 Winnebagos are still having trouble with the clear coat finish peeling off the front/rear caps and all along the roof curvatures?
I had to have my 2004...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-07-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,376
Posted By wagonmaster2
Is this the correct thermostat that will turn on...

Is this the correct thermostat that will turn on the #2 compressor after the 2 degree change? I understand some will and others won't so since that seems to be my problem (the #2 compressor is...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-06-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,591
Posted By wagonmaster2
I found a replacement thermostat at Amazon for...

I found a replacement thermostat at Amazon for $143 and at Makarias RV for $105 (it comes with instructions for changing from a 3 pin plug to a 4 pin plug. Just to make sure it's the right one I...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-06-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,376
Posted By wagonmaster2
I found that number on Amazon for $143, is this a...

I found that number on Amazon for $143, is this a reasonable price or did you find a better one?
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-06-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,591
Posted By wagonmaster2
Having read that the slide switch for...

Having read that the slide switch for Cool/Off/Heat is a weak spot I wiggled it back/forth to start with the easy fixes first then I heard a click and could tell very shortly that the air coming out...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-06-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,376
Posted By wagonmaster2
Does Winnebago use the same black Coleman-Mach...

Does Winnebago use the same black Coleman-Mach True Air Residential Central Heat & Air thermostat for all their coaches, especially any with the Energy Management system? Will your part number...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-06-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,591
Posted By wagonmaster2
I'll try the gen after supper, the wife will kill...

I'll try the gen after supper, the wife will kill me if shut off the power now. I know everything is supposed to be automatic when changing from shore to gen power but I tripped a house fuse several...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-06-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,591
Posted By wagonmaster2
I was originally hooked up to 50A when I noticed...

I was originally hooked up to 50A when I noticed the problem of not enough cooling. I shut everything down and changed the cord to the 30A so I could read the Energy Management to see whether or not...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-06-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,591
Posted By wagonmaster2
Need basement air conditioner help

We're in a campground with outside temps in the 93-96 degrees and I just realized it's almost 80 here in the coach.
When I checked the Energy Management System I see I'm only drawing 15 amps, so I...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 07-29-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,827
Posted By wagonmaster2
How did you determine the inlet check valve was...

How did you determine the inlet check valve was the problem? I have a 2004 Meridian and will probably be facing this same problem in the near future since so many things have started or continued...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-19-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,342
Posted By wagonmaster2
Got that bugger glued and clamped in place just...

Got that bugger glued and clamped in place just before supper so we'll see how solid it is by noon tomorrow. Last time I tried spreading the glue on the bracket then getting it in place real fast. ...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-19-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,342
Posted By wagonmaster2
I guess most of us have been lucky that the...

I guess most of us have been lucky that the hinges didn't break loose going down a rough road and completely lose the front hood. Can't imagine what it would take to replace one of those.

I have...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-19-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,342
Posted By wagonmaster2
Is there a trick to drilling through the...

Is there a trick to drilling through the fiberglas front to keep the paint and fiberglas from chipping or cracking out farther than the washers might cover? And do you drill from the outside or...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-18-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,342
Posted By wagonmaster2
Hi Chris, Your idea sounds good but any...

Hi Chris,

Your idea sounds good but any bolts through my brackets would be very visible out front on the front cap. The flange along the generator opening that is covered by the hood is only...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 07-18-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,342
Posted By wagonmaster2
Reglueing the front hood hinge for the second time

One of the front hood hinges on my 2004 Meridian has broken loose for the second time. The first time i tried to leave everything except the actual hood attached to the hinge as I glued the hindge...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-07-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By wagonmaster2
Yours must have originally been installed by one...

Yours must have originally been installed by one of the gorillas manufacturers occasionally have working on the assembly line. Mine come loose fairly easy with a 1/2" breaker handle I carry in my...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-04-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By wagonmaster2
My coach now has a new air dryer filter. I did...

My coach now has a new air dryer filter. I did have to remove all 3 mounting bolts and lay the unit on a stack of the plastic leveling blocks in order to get to the 4 15mm bolts holding the filter...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-02-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By wagonmaster2
With the dryer in place there just isn't room to...

With the dryer in place there just isn't room to reach all 4 bolts and be able to lift the housing off the dryer. Wouldn't want to risk the possibility of getting contaminates in the dryer with that...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-02-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,409
Posted By wagonmaster2
Weight of Haldex Purist Air Dryer

Would anyone have any idea, or where to look, how much the Haldex Purist Air Dryer on the Freightliner XC chassis might weigh? I'm trying to figure out if I can hold it while laying on my back...
Forum: Winnebago General Discussions 04-09-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,788
Posted By wagonmaster2
Who or how did you get your roof radius edges...

Who or how did you get your roof radius edges repainted? My 2004 Meridian did this 4-5 years ago and the Winnebago paint company repainted it free at Forest City, but must not have done a very good...
Forum: Winnebago Class A Motorhomes 03-23-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,103
Posted By wagonmaster2
The wife and I are trying to remember how the one...

The wife and I are trying to remember how the one on our 2004 Meridian came off. When we purchased our coach new in 2004 we liked the look of the headboard in the new Horizons much better so as...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 03-05-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,801
Posted By wagonmaster2
I currently have taped around the clearance...

I currently have taped around the clearance lights but no rain and too cold to stand and run water over them. As soon as it warms somewhat I may use some electrical tape to run along the top edge...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 03-04-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,801
Posted By wagonmaster2
Glad to read all the information here as I've...

Glad to read all the information here as I've probably got the same problem on my 2004 Itasca Meridian. Since I've had the passenger's side glass replaced due to cracks several years ago by...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-19-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,223
Posted By wagonmaster2
Golly, 3 hours to remove/replace the radiator/CAC...

Golly, 3 hours to remove/replace the radiator/CAC is amazing. When the shop told me they spent 20 hours on the fan hub bearing I commented that in that length of time they might just as well pulled...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 08-17-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,223
Posted By wagonmaster2
As we all figured, the warranty company just...

As we all figured, the warranty company just quoted me song and verse from their contract "prior approval required", not withstanding the fact it wasn't my fault but the shop's. I have called the...
Forum: Electrical | Charging, Solar and Electronics 08-13-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,005
Posted By wagonmaster2
I have a 2004 Meridian and have to use a digital...

I have a 2004 Meridian and have to use a digital conversion box anytime I want to use the crank-up bat wing Winegard antenna to receive local channels. Was it 3-4 years ago when everything switched...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-26-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,223
Posted By wagonmaster2
I may have been a little hypercondriact enough...

I may have been a little hypercondriact enough about it going bad from all the break-down posts I'd read that I thought I could on occasion hear very slight sounds I hadn't heard before. But you...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-26-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,223
Posted By wagonmaster2
Gary, I plan on contacting my extended warranty...

Gary, I plan on contacting my extended warranty company but I figure I'll just get the ole horse laugh since it says all over their policy that ''authorization must be received before work is begun"....
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-25-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,223
Posted By wagonmaster2
C7 Cat fan bearing replacement

I just had the fan hub bearing replaced on my 2004 36' Meridian before it left me stranded someplace (currently 61,000 miles) and am still reeling from the labor charge. I had seen a Post with 4.5...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-14-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,980
Posted By wagonmaster2
Do the two type filter clamps shown on the thread...

Do the two type filter clamps shown on the thread linked above that look like either vice grips or large pliers with teeth actually pierce and crimp the filter or just give a good grip on the filter...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-13-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,980
Posted By wagonmaster2
Thanks Sammie, I figured I'll probably spill lots...

Thanks Sammie, I figured I'll probably spill lots of fuel and planned on having my large drain pan setting under the edge of the engine to keep the overflow off the yard. Still just a little...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-13-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,980
Posted By wagonmaster2
Hi Sammie, Question on the 1/2" pipe plug. ...

Hi Sammie,

Question on the 1/2" pipe plug. I bought one yesterday at the hardware store but it fits the opening in the filter very loose, like it will wobble quite a bit when screwed into the...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-12-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,980
Posted By wagonmaster2
I've always replaced the filters with the exact...

I've always replaced the filters with the exact ones the coach came out with. But after doing this for several years, and with all the confusion that seems to be going around as to the micron size...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-12-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,980
Posted By wagonmaster2
That worked Chris, and it looks exactly like...

That worked Chris, and it looks exactly like mine. Hopefully Scott will be able to see it also. Now how in the h___ (pardon my French) do I work the filter in/out of that position. Worse...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repair 05-12-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,980
Posted By wagonmaster2
Hi Chris, I went to your link to see if yours...

Hi Chris,
I went to your link to see if yours was the same as mine but I couldn't get the pictures to come up. Also thought maybe Scott, previous post, would be interested also since I have no way...
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