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I have always used compressed air to winterize.  Somehow this solenoid did not open to allow water to be blown out.  This is the first time I have had any problem with winterization.  Am always very careful with washing machine as the solenoids to admit both cold and hot water must be opened to allow the air to flow through.  Also careful with the toilet fill system.
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That is why I always use compressed air to push all the water out of everything in the coach, any item that has water to it or in it. Have done the same thing with a toilet valve in previous 5th wheel.
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Thanks again for all of the input.  Did not have to remove Refrigerator.  The access panel let me in to check for the problem.  Problem was the water control solenoid.  Evidently I did not get all of the water out during winterization. Froze and cracked.  Expensive lesson......new solenoid $96.00
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Technical Support / Re: Air Tank ID
« Last post by Fred Brooks on June 26, 2020, 02:00:30 PM »
    Adam,
I think Steve may be on to it. From your conversation, the gauge needles are transposed. To prove that, next time you drive the coach, observe which needle cycles between 90 psi and 120 psi. Which ever needle that is, is your secondary tank. That tank is your air ride and front brakes and it sounds like your HWH supply tank also when parked. Fred
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Technical Support / Re: Generator Question
« Last post by Gary Curtis on June 26, 2020, 01:20:10 PM »
Thanks Jerry/Gerald,

So far I have not been able to plug into shore power. I hope things work well when I do. I am planning a trip at the end of July so I hope to test out those features at that time.

I'll start looking at the generator now that I have a focus. Mine is the 10KW Onan. I'll start by doing the annual maintenance and see if that helps.
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Technical Support / Re: Air Tank ID
« Last post by Steve Huber Co-Admin on June 26, 2020, 05:18:32 AM »
Adam,
Sure sounds like your gauge indicator is reversed. I checked the manual for a 2002 Marquis, one of the few that details which needle monitors which tank, and it shows that the red needle shows primary tank pressure and green shows secondary. Easy way to check is to start engine and then pump brake pedal repeatedly. Your green needle should begin dropping after a bit. Some Beaver coaches ran air lines to the gauge. If this is the case with yours, it could simply be that someone inadvertently reversed the lines at the gauge after doing some work on the dash.
Also sounds like Mike is correct in that you don't have a "ping tank" but rather the electric compressor is hooked to your secondary tank. You can physically ID secondary tank by tracing line from electric compressor.
Steve
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Technical Support / Re: Air Tank ID
« Last post by Adam Hicklin on June 26, 2020, 02:59:00 AM »
So this is what happens.  I pull in to a space. Level the coach with he engine on.  Get leveled up.  Turn off engine.  I pulled in to a space about 3 hours ago.  Both red (orange) and green needles are at 60psi right now.  Over the next few hours, the red needle will leak down to zero.  The green will stay 40-60psi.  Airbags stay inflated.  They do not leak down.  Now say tomorrow, if I need to make a leveling adjustment (inflate/raise) I'll hit the button, the new (thanks to Gerald for the instruction installing) auxiliary compressor will come on and the red needle will begin to raise from zero, to about 30psi, when it will start adjusting the airbags.  Green needle never moves.  So that's kind of opposite of what Fred described. 
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Technical Support / Re: Air Tank ID
« Last post by Lee Welbanks on June 25, 2020, 11:29:44 PM »
Adam, Does your air leak off with the coach in the travel mode just parked? Does it leak off when parked and in level mode? There are about a thousand different places and fittings that could be leaking. The pressure switches and solenoids that HWH used are a good place to start and any tube fitting in the system. A spray bottle with dish soap and water to spray every tube fitting  you can find under the coach is how you find the leaks. Don't know if they used push to connect tube fitting with you coach year, but they tend to leak, I've replaced a lot of them with Parker old school DOT air brake compression fittings, they don't leak.
Make sure you block up the coach so there is no way it can come down on you while under it. With my 06 Patriot Thunder I can just slide under the front and rear if it is all the way down.
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General Discussion / Re: The Bentleys are Back
« Last post by Jerry Pattison on June 25, 2020, 11:02:31 PM »
That is Great News!!  Welcome back, and looking forward to seeing you again at Jeff's place!!  Chuckle!
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Bob, In my 06 Patriot Thunder the Whirlpool frig was held in place by the bottom wheels against the tile and a metal plate across the top that laps over the front edge of the frig and the back of it is square bent up to contact the cross piece of the cabinet above it. To get the frig out of its hole was a real bit_h if I might say so. That metal piece is not there anymore, now it is held in place by metal brackets at the bottom rear.
Had a small water leak in the valve to the filter housing under the frig, had to replace the filter housing was the reason for having to remove the frig.
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