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RE: Brake Issue

Check for water in tanks, if water is allowed to remain in tanks it can get into the braking system, which gets expensive to repair. When was the air dryer filter last replaced? I bought it 2021 and replaced it then, may need to again.. thanks For trucks with air brakes the dryer filter must be replaced annually, but for our infrequent MH use every 5 years is adequate.
Ray,IN 03/22/23 05:51pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Brake Issue

Check for water in tanks, if water is allowed to remain in tanks it can get into the braking system, which gets expensive to repair. When was the air dryer filter last replaced?
Ray,IN 03/20/23 10:38pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Splendide dryer solution?

This is the latest/new Splendide method of lint removal: This is for the Washer/Dryer Combo. The OP stated he had a vent hose. Washer/Dryer Combo's are worthless to dry clothes. As to the OP, I have worked on Splendide's for over 20 years(hundreds) and have NEVER seen the kind of blockage the OP stated he had. ALWAYS, the blockage has been the exit at the back of the dryer and/or the vent flex tube out the back to outside has built up lint. Now, the one thing that may cause the OP's problem is IF he has any screen filter at the back outlet of the dryer or anywhere else. I have NEVER installed or seen an OEM install have any type screen filter at the heat exit connection on a Splendide Dryer. Doug Apology accepted. After working on Splendide units for 20 years, I'm surprised you'd make that mistake.
Ray,IN 12/08/22 05:04pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Splendide dryer solution?

This is the latest/new Splendide method of lint removal:
Ray,IN 12/06/22 06:49pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: HwH is getting Ridiculous

Unsubscribed from this thread.
Ray,IN 11/11/22 06:11pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: HwH is getting Ridiculous

what gets me is they don't have any problems Supplying new jacks for new rvs awhile us people that own our rvs can't use them .because our jacks don't work. Remaining in business is the focus or every company. I would expect HWH has contracts to supply RV mfgrs. with leveling and slide mechanisms ther were signed before the pandemic. Those contracts must be their first priority if they wish to remain in business. Every HWH leveling system made has remedies available for repair/replacement. Finding said parts is not so simple, HWH has many authorized dealers in the U.S.A., and have a listing on their website. I just discovered my HWH slideoout does not move even though the pump runs. Diagnosing the problem and repairing same is my next goal.
Ray,IN 11/11/22 07:33am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Pulled to the left when being passed by Big Rigs

I was taught this back about 1960. When a large vehicle is about to pass, maintain a steady speed while gently and manually applying the trailer brakes. This pulls your rig into a straight line and greatly reduces trailer sway. This also works to reduce/eliminate trailer sway from other sources. You may waste your money on air tabs if you wish; a large trucking company did wind tunnel testing and proved they are not worth the investment.
Ray,IN 11/04/22 05:58pm General RVing Issues
RE: Bad Lippert O ring Right on! FWIW, I have an "O" ring kit that is a "make your own" kit. It comes with various diameters of "O"ring material and a special glue. Cut to length and glue ends together. So you are right, alternatives are out there.
Ray,IN 11/04/22 05:33pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Valve stem extension

For those seldom times I need to add air to an inner dual tire, I carry a 6" metal extension, I screw it on,add air, remove extension and replace it in my toolbox. I NEVER run with stem extensions installed.
Ray,IN 11/04/22 05:28pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Exhaust brake quit working

Spartan confirmed i have a 2 stage exhaust brake., based on my vin number. Then your engine has a 2-stage engine compression(Jake) brake, not an exhaust brake. The Jacobs compression brake opens the exhaust valves just before the piston reaches TDC on compression stroke. reference: and
Ray,IN 11/04/22 05:21pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Refill small propane cylinder

The "transfer kits" linked above all seem to involve only hoses. How does one transfer Liquified Petroleum Gas without a pump? Perhaps a little bit might transfer through the hose as gas pressures equalize, but I fail to see how anything close to a refill is possible. The 29# cylinder is turned upside-down, the 1# cylinder is suspended by the hose and fittings. Liquid flows downward and replaces the vapor in the 1# cylinder. Takes about 30 minutes for a 1# cylinder to fill with that method. One must monitor this or the 1# cylinder can fill completely with liquid. I use an old kitchen scale to monitor 1# cylinder weight.
Ray,IN 11/02/22 06:47pm Tech Issues
RE: Norcold Frig Parts List ??

Norcold does not sell door seals. You have to buy the complete door. Doug Right! However there is a workaround instead of paying $600 ea. for new doors. This company will custom make seals: Paula Hand Cool Temp Refrigeration & A/C LLC Hampstead, NC 28443 910-270-0405 source:
Ray,IN 10/29/22 09:23am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Refill small propane cylinder

A thread was closed before I could ask Grit Dog or anyone else about this. I have not heard of this here or anywhere else. I carry This one for my small Weber Q,much easier to store and move. I have never had a problem getting it filled. Are there some places that prohibit this and if so why. Posted By: Grit dog on 10/08/22 09:19am PS, that is the cutest little LP bottle I’ve ever seen! Good thing that guy don’t live in PA because he’d be stuck with no LP refills ….lol That one is a standard propane cylinder just like a 20 pound or 30 pound cylinder, only in a smaller size. Your only limit is the same one that the 20# and 30# cylinders have, namely, they have to be recertified occasionally. The issue of refilling small cylinders that you hear about is refilling the little 1 pound disposable cylinders. They are not designed to be refilled, but some folks do so anyway. Actually the law says "not to be resold if refilled".
Ray,IN 10/29/22 12:31am Tech Issues
RE: Exhaust brake quit working

I had an 09 Allegiance with an ISL had a two stage engine brake...not an exhaust brake. It would sure help if captron33 also told about his MH and type exhaust brake.
Ray,IN 10/29/22 12:25am Class A Motorhomes
RE: HwH is getting Ridiculous

For heavens sake, you can buy at least one model HWH retraction spring through Amazon: Also through Internet search engines can find lots of things.
Ray,IN 10/29/22 12:15am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Hwh 200 leveling pump stuck on

Instead of HWH solenoids I bought dump trailer solenoids rated for 100A, and they work just fine. The solenoid that controls the slide mechanism stuck on, which in turn burned up the motor. Bought new motor from Northern Hydraulics, 3 day delivery.
Ray,IN 10/27/22 11:31pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: HwH is getting Ridiculous

Stewarts Service in Elkhart IN is the largest HWH dealer outside of the factory. Also some HWH parts are sold on Amazon.
Ray,IN 10/27/22 11:26pm Class A Motorhomes
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