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Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 07-04-2021, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By code2e
Hi, If the TV is fairly modern (digital) it...

Hi, If the TV is fairly modern (digital) it should work off the roof antenna or a park cable connection. If it is an older analog TV, you will need a digital convertor to use the roof antenna....
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-03-2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By code2e
That box is the light that warns of an empty...

That box is the light that warns of an empty cylinder. The wires go to the black cap. It is powered by batteries inside the box. Hence the notice to remove batteries when in storage. I would remove...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 05-03-2021, 12:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By code2e
Your changeover valve is a Marshall Excelsior...

Your changeover valve is a Marshall Excelsior MEGR-253. The clear indicator on top, under the black cap, has red and green bands. The red shows when the selected tank goes empty. The valve...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 01-03-2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By code2e
Hi, There is a fuse holder out front at the...

Hi, There is a fuse holder out front at the battery. Should have a 30 amp ATC type fuse. Check that with a test light to be sure battery power is getting in. Then there is likely a battery disconnect...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-08-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By code2e
Hi, The A/C, microwave, battery charger...

Hi, The A/C, microwave, battery charger (convertor) and all the wall outlets need shore power to operate. The lights, water pump, radio, water heater, furnace and fridge run on battery power. The...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 08-02-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By code2e
Glad to hear you discovered the problem. I was...

Glad to hear you discovered the problem. I was going to suggest a similar idea to profdant139's, a plastic or wood clip on the switch shaft to prevent accidental use. You might even consider a zip...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 07-27-2020, 11:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By code2e
Thanks, I have been bending wrenches for 58...

Thanks, I have been bending wrenches for 58 years. 32 of those maintaining a fleet of police cars for a major city. Lots of electric goodies on cop cars. Best way to find your way in electricity is...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 07-27-2020, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By code2e
Hi, Once you connect the positive from the...

Hi, Once you connect the positive from the batteries to the buss bar, check with a test light or voltmeter to the upper studs on each circuit breaker. Grounding your light or meter to the negative...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 07-26-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By code2e
Hi, The "junction blocks" are actually circuit...

Hi, The "junction blocks" are actually circuit breakers. The black wire joining the lower studs is a buss bar and is where positive from the batteries connects. It does not matter which lower stud...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 11-17-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By code2e
Hi, My first thought was all the vents on the...

Hi, My first thought was all the vents on the roof. Black water, grey water and especially the shower power vent. Will your venting of the shrink wrap accommodate all the roof vent locations? Second...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-27-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,818
Posted By code2e
Was just thinking of a possible alternative to...

Was just thinking of a possible alternative to the plastic welder. Installing the press fit hub remains the same and you could use ABS cement to lubricate the install and hold it temporarily. Then...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-27-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,818
Posted By code2e
Hi, Pictures do tell a thousand words. Couple bad...

Hi, Pictures do tell a thousand words. Couple bad words in the case of your black tank. My only idea for a repair would be plastic welding a 3" ABS hub in the tank. You would need to carefully cut...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-26-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,818
Posted By code2e
Hi, If you pulled the toilet up I think you will...

Hi, If you pulled the toilet up I think you will find the shower floor is a separate piece from the black tank. The toilet "sandwiches" the floor to the top of the black tank and is the only inlet to...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 10-06-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,002
Posted By code2e
I couldn't help but notice the indoor romex...

I couldn't help but notice the indoor romex clamps for both cable entrances. They do make water tight connectors for wet locations. If your are not somehow sealed, the box will take on water from...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-06-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,818
Posted By code2e
Hi, I do not know your specific model Fun Finder....

Hi, I do not know your specific model Fun Finder. Both of ours used 3 inch ABS plastic pipe from the black tank to the drain valve. Fittings were all glued together except the valve itself which...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 09-15-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,654
Posted By code2e
There are two common places to check for a leak...

There are two common places to check for a leak causing the delamination you describe. First check the seam joining the roof membrane to the front Filon panel. Seam is all across front edge. Look for...
Forum: Fun Finder Community 08-18-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By code2e
Hi, Dexter axle recommends wheel lugnuts be...

Hi, Dexter axle recommends wheel lugnuts be torqued in 3 stages. You should start with loosening each nut, one at a time. Torque to 20-25 ft. lbs.. It is best practice to skip around the stud pattern...
Forum: Fun Finder Community 08-12-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,384
Posted By code2e
I will just add a note about pressure. Many city...

I will just add a note about pressure. Many city water sources are higher pressure than the RV plumbing is designed for. Always us a pressure regulator on the city water hookup. Ideally place the...
Forum: Fun Finder Community 08-12-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,236
Posted By code2e
Please do not attempt run the A/C on a household...

Please do not attempt run the A/C on a household extension cord. It takes all of 20 amps to run the compressor and more during it's startup. When the amp draw exceeds the available current, voltage...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-11-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,789
Posted By code2e
Hi and welcome to owning a Fun Finder. Our last...

Hi and welcome to owning a Fun Finder. Our last trailer was a 2007 X-160, so I know exactly what you have. We now have a 2007 X-240 with more room. If you watched the videos you may have found out...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-04-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,425
Posted By code2e
I should have mentioned. If you are home now and...

I should have mentioned. If you are home now and don't have a 30 amp receptacle, it is fine to use an adapter from your 20 amp cord. Just know the air conditioner will not have enough amperage to...
Forum: New Member Introductions 08-04-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,425
Posted By code2e
HI, Sorry to hear about meltdown. A poor / loose...

HI, Sorry to hear about meltdown. A poor / loose electrical connection creates resistance, which builds heat as you found. You should make very sure that the wiring to your new power inlet is clean...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 07-07-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,279
Posted By code2e
The first thing I learned, years ago, air...

The first thing I learned, years ago, air conditioners do not make cold air. They remove heat from inside and deposit it outside. You mention outside temp was 100 and inside was cooled to 78. That is...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 06-16-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,556
Posted By code2e
You might keep in mind a replacement remote is...

You might keep in mind a replacement remote is available at www.remotes.com. I mentioned that in my original reply. Just in case you are considering anything more expensive than that. Just use the...
Forum: Modifications, Repairs and Maintenance 06-10-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By code2e
I bought mine at Camping World. Were exact...

I bought mine at Camping World. Were exact replacements. I believe they were a Camco brand.
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