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RE: Getting the wrinkles out

I have removed as most of the wall paper in my older rig and painted the walls a basic white. Looks much newer and an easy fix for me
Ava 12/15/20 08:56am General RVing Issues
RE: LED Interior Bulbs

I use the brighter led bulbs, 3000k on the ceiling and a warmer 2700k led bulbs on the wall sconces. That way I have bright lights when needed and softer lights the rest of the time.
Ava 12/12/20 12:28am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Propane Heater Access

On mine once the screws are out, I need to pry it from the sides and slowly wiggle it out as the exhaust tube fits over another tube. It is tight as there is rust or corrosion between the tubes. Hope that helps.
Ava 12/04/20 04:41pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Best Toad Brake controller Battery

Can I assume there is no 12v charge line connected from the motorhome to the toad. That will keep any battery charged while driving the rv.
Ava 12/02/20 11:27am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Brake Fluid Still Milky

Do you have a Hydromax power brake system with the backup electric motor? If so, keep the brake fluid cap on the reservoir while bleeding. I had the same thing while bleeding front brakes and left the top off. With the reservoir cover on I waited overnight and tried again with success.
Ava 10/17/20 10:13pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Help why is my battery terminal corroded and sparking?

Getting a spark when hooking up to a battery terminal means there is a draw on the system that is waiting for power. You need to know what is operating directly from the battery.
Ava 10/14/20 02:38pm Beginning RVing
RE: Torque on Lug Nuts

If you want a simple torque multiplier kit that easily removes my 450# lug nuts, look at Amazon. The kit I have was under $100, has one inch drive with several sockets and packs up in a small case. It has a hand crank that turns 58 to1 ratio. The unit is rated up to about 3500 ft lbs of torque. You do need to use a normal rated torque wrench to tighten the nuts.
Ava 10/03/20 12:21pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Torque on Lug Nuts

I have found when I have bought new tires for any vehicle they always say to drive for several miles then come back for a torque check. As said above, carry a suitable torque wrench with you so you can check them yourself.
Ava 09/28/20 11:21am Class A Motorhomes
RE: WHAT dinghy or toad is good to tow ???

Honda CRV. Up to 2014. Tow great, lots of ground clearance. Mine has two full pages in the manual on how to flat tow safely.
Ava 09/04/20 12:07am Dinghy Towing
RE: Turning A Toad

There is advise from manufacturers to try to limit turning the rig at a maximum angle when towing as this puts strain on the tow equipment. Sometimes unavoidable but try to make turns less sharp. As said above, you cannot back up without binding something so always plan ahead to avoid tight roads and use fuel stops that are easy to drive in and out.
Ava 08/29/20 04:40pm Dinghy Towing
RE: Need a device

My Roadmaster Invisibrake has a wire that connects to the cold side of the brake pedal. When the brake pedal activates, it turns on an LED on my motorhome dash but only if the pedal physically moves. I think you could wire a simple version of that as well.
Ava 08/22/20 07:42pm Tech Issues
RE: EMS/Surge Protection or.... TPMS???

I have both systems and , touch wood, I haven’t had any tire problems, but I found my PG surge unit has done its job a few times with electrical issues. When you can afford it get both.
Ava 08/18/20 05:30pm Tech Issues
RE: What sealer to use?

If you can remove a ceiling vent from the inside and see some of the roofing material folded in, an EPDM roof will be white and the backside will be black.
Ava 07/25/20 10:28pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: radio fuse

Om my rig the radio fuse is with the chassis fuses inside the battery compartment
Ava 07/19/20 11:32pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Synthetic Trans Fluid

As said above, the transynd can be easily tested to check for the quality and suggested life span of your current fluid.
Ava 07/10/20 07:47am Class A Motorhomes
RE: refer stopped working on gas

Look at the burner and see if there is a little pile of tiny metal bits pulled under the burner. They are rusty filings coming from the boiler tube above. If so, some of them can plug the burner up. Vacuum or blow out the burner tube and try to light again. This something I do a couple times a year when mine quits.
Ava 07/01/20 10:35pm Tech Issues
RE: Parasite control issues help

Here on Vancouver Island we don’t need heart worm medication unless we are travelling but Bravecto is what is recommended here for fleas and ticks and doesn’t upset the dogs
Ava 06/20/20 11:05am RV Pet Stop
RE: Atwood water heater burnt 110v wire

I recently helped a friend with their burnt wires feeding the water heater in a 2 year old trailer. As said above the connections were the problem. The wire connectors were very sloppy and shorted out and the ground wire screw was loose as well. Very poor workmanship.
Ava 06/14/20 11:37pm Tech Issues
RE: Brake working?

You can see if the brakes are operating by feeling them after towing and making few harder stops to feel how warm or hot or cool they are. They should be al least warm to touch.
Ava 06/13/20 06:14pm Tech Issues
RE: Battery disconnects above door

One turns on and off the chassis battery. The other turns on and off the house batteries. As soon as I park my rig, and extend my steps, I turn the chassis battery off so it has no draw on it and my engine will start.
Ava 06/03/20 11:25pm Class A Motorhomes
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