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RE: Air conditioner quit

Sure sounds like starting capacitors. Easy enough to replace. Youtube is your friend. What model AC do you have? I just replaced one of mine yesterday. Hard to find them right now but Amazon saved the day. Weeks ago they had nothing. This one is a Dometice Penguin II. I had to also change out the internal circuit board so it would play with the old 5 button thermostat. Easy enough. The installation was about 2.5 hours but I am not young and really picky. Had help lifting the new one onto the rv and taking the old one off,. A scaffold worked fantastic.
YC 1 10/04/20 09:24am Tech Issues
RE: Hire company to drive Motorhome home

Do you have a tow service like Coach Net or Good Sams? Give them a call. Call any local RV dealership and they should be able to help.
YC 1 09/29/20 04:02pm General RVing Issues
RE: Coffee maker off inverter and battery in a truck camper

Can't set a timer on a propane fired coffee pot and those first few precious minutes of the day are hazardous to those around me until I am cradling my cup. We have keurig now and no timer so everyone stays away for the first ten minutes. Just dangerous between me and the coffee pot.
YC 1 09/03/20 06:16pm Truck Campers
RE: 12 volt power tripped

Looks like a Monaco?? If you are having to reset the switch near the entry then your cutoff solenoid may be failing. The solenoid is most likely below the driver in the outside compartment and inside a large black plastic box. Bottom left corner. It is a latching relay and a common problem. Replace the solenoid or just stack all the wires from one side of the large connections to the other for either a temporary or permanent fix. Many just bypass it and forget it. check these threads
YC 1 08/28/20 09:37am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Muffler for Onan generator??

A genturi will help redirect the sound and the fumes of course but there is little you can do to make a 4K quiet. At least I tried many times and with only marginal success. Most of the noise is the rattling insides and the intake fans. Good luck and I will follow along since someone may have found a real answer.
YC 1 08/26/20 05:45pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: Tow vehicle in the shop

Just get Coach net and they will take great care of you. We broke down in NY state with our 40 footer. The took it to a cummins dealer that had electric hook ups. As mentioned, they will take care of your 5th wheel and truck.
YC 1 08/08/20 02:03pm Fifth-Wheels
RE: Pulling more than 50 amps ?

Drawing more than 50 amps on EITHER leg- tripped breakerS. They are duplex/pinned together. No idea why this topic gets so much attention. BASIC MATH. Not always pinned together. That can really (trip) your mind when you find one leg of the 50 amp missing and the post has one of the 50 amp breakers tripped. Electronic Technicians, Electricians, are like artists. Very Very temperamental. You can't get two to agree on how to solder on a connector. :S I taught many techs over the years as well as owning my own electronic service business. It is amazing how long a discussion like this last. I'm sorry that people get their feathers ruffled easily. There is some amazing talent here on this thread alone. I'm not indicating that the quoted person here is ruffled. I just happened to digress on my point about the breakers not always being tied together.
YC 1 08/01/20 08:10am Tech Issues
RE: Pulling more than 50 amps ?

So if they "draw more than 50 amps", why the H wouldn't the breaker pop???? Inquiring minds want to know. 50 amp breaker on each leg, one can pop if they are not ganged up or whatever term an electrician wants to use. And you will have one 50 amp leg with strange things going on inside the rv. (stuff not working).
YC 1 07/31/20 05:28pm Tech Issues
RE: Super Noisy A/C

Check these out. I built my own silencers and ran them for several years. These have nice filters and look even better than mine. Pricey but sure are well thought out and built.
YC 1 06/30/20 09:35pm Tech Issues
RE: DirecTV HD satellite reception

I suspect you are too used to the old sd setup. You could get quite sloppy and manage to pick up the signal. That darn HD dish can be a bear. Absolutely level to start or just give up. It is also easy to misread the little tick marks and be way off. The pointing is so sensitive that just putting your finger on the reflector can make the signal go in and out. It doesn't help they don't have the alignment signal any more. Or maybe it is back. So I use a cheap IP camera and point it onto the tv screen. You have to move the dish very slowly. The right to left turning is far less critical than the up down. Skew is not so difficult. Use a good dish pointer app to be sure there are no twigs in the way. Not one leaf or twig.
YC 1 06/30/20 09:30pm Travel Trailers
RE: Parks around Lincoln CA. Not likely any 50 amp but there is a lot of shade so you can make it on 30 amp. Close off any areas you are not in. Cover windows etc. There are few decent parks in the area. The one posted is not as pretty as the picture but the folks are nice and the spots are decent enough. If Kalifornia was not so strict one could probably make a fortune building a nice resort near Sacramento.
YC 1 06/28/20 04:05pm RV Parks, Campgrounds and Attractions
RE: Too Much A Novice To Ask This On Electronics forum

Don't feel bad. I was and am still a blue tooth novice. I have one on a bedroom tv for night time. I use blue tooth from my phone to my trucks radio or my RV's radio. With the blue tooth "pairing" of the devices I can listen to talk radio and have my Waze App going at the same time. The two audios pass wirelessly to the radio and are both coming out of my radio speakers. As for wireless speakers. My grandson has a set and they work quite well. As suggested, wires are always better and easier to deal with for reliability. The more I play with blue tooth the better I like it. If you are some place and expecting a call you can have a blue tooth ear piece and the phone in your holder or pocket. Often there is a button right on the earpiece to answer the call. As the owner of three cell phone stores at one time it took me a long time to become acquainted with blue tooth. The name just belies what it does. Blue tooth headphones can be had for less than $20.
YC 1 06/28/20 04:00pm Tech Issues
RE: Onan 8000 Generator

Common complaint and as mentioned there are plugs along the outside that come apart and can often simply be exercised and lubed. WD40 works well. Some have had to bypass the plug as mentioned too. Do more research and you can find the pinouts and apply your own ground to see if it is internal to the generator or just the plug. Some day I will build and sell a simple plug in test switch. Not today though, IF it turns out it is internal to the generator you can parallel the switch on the generator itself.
YC 1 06/19/20 06:18am Class A Motorhomes
RE: 50 amp shore power issue

Sure sounds like one leg of the 50 amp is not there or your plug or somewhere back from there is open. Such as a breaker on your own AC panel. Cavie has it nailed. You need a voltmeter. Everyone that owns an RV should learn how to use a voltmeter with confidence. They really are quite simple, but very confusing with all those weird symbols. I told my brother to take pictures of his as I was teaching him. He did not nor did he mark his voltmeter to remember what position to put it on. I will be putting on a class again for him and he will take pictures.
YC 1 06/12/20 08:19pm Toy Haulers
RE: Service temporarily unavailable?

Use Clicky I can do that of course but am curious what or why the change?
YC 1 06/02/20 03:23pm Forum Posting Help and Support
RE: Service temporarily unavailable?

Was better for about a week but is now coming up with same issue. Here is the page I load
YC 1 06/01/20 05:16am Forum Posting Help and Support
RE: Coach battery not charging

Sound like you have two problems but if you have done some maintenance it could be the same wire dropped while doing so. This happens about every three days on these forums so as mentioned, let us know what you have done to the rv in the last week or two. A reversed battery will cause all kinds of havoc. You cannot rely on wire colors either if you happen to do any basic home wiring.
YC 1 05/27/20 06:48pm Tech Issues
RE: suggestions where to buy walker with seat?

Craigs list, Facebook Marketplace.
YC 1 05/24/20 07:30am RVing with Disabilities and General Health Issues
RE: Service temporarily unavailable?

Been going on for a week or so it seems. A bit annoying but if I reload the page it seems to finally come up.
YC 1 05/18/20 06:38pm Forum Posting Help and Support
RE: Help: DC Power cuts out under load

You need to install that new breaker now, not after a fire! Sorry to be so intense. A 12 volt battery has massive potential to turn a wire into an incredible heating element. May as well take the battery out of the smoke detector too. Ok, nuff said. Hope you take this in the spirit it is given.
YC 1 05/18/20 06:35pm Truck Campers
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