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I think he means that if your fuel level is higher than the opening on the fuel filler, the tank may empty out of the neck!  Messy!!
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Jerry,  did you get your slide issue resolved? 
The reason I ask is my coach began doing the same thing, driver's side front slide inching out as I drive. 

There was a hydraulic leak from the slide cylinder.  I had the cylinder reworked.  The cylinder no longer leaks.  But now the slide creeps out while I drive. 
The tech, having worked on the cylinder, is aware of the hose connection to the slide cylinder.

Curious if you found the solenoid/manifold to the slide cylinder.  Did you replace your hydraulic line?

Thanks!
Paul
Paul I gave up and called Pirtek, a Nationwide hydraulic mobile service, at Fred's suggestion.  A very friendly tech came to my house and spent about 6 or so hours figuring where all the hoses went to.  I was lucky.  I told him to replace all 4 hoses but the one on the rear of the hydraulic cylinder on the drivers side went through the frame rail and butted up against the water tank.  He could not replace it.  The reason I say I got lucky is because it was the other hose to the drivers slide that was leaking.  The leak was above the rear axle.  So, 3 new hoses and 1100 dollars later, the slide was again operable and not coming out when driving.  I never figured out where all the connections were.  He did though.  Good luck, wish I had better news for you.
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Define “ Could get messy“ please...
Thanks
Terry
BAC
05 Beaver Monterey Huntington IV 38’
4 Slides
CAT 400 hp C9
F150 2wheel drive
with driveshaft disconnect and M & G Braking System
Owned for 3 years
East Texas
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Technical Support / Re: Power Bay Doors will not unlock.
« Last post by Stan Simpson on Today at 01:09:48 AM »
Update on the locked bay doors:

On November 4th a locksmith drilled one lock out (the electrical bay so I could test the K21 relay). I spent a week trying to figure out which wires go to which terminal on K21 because the locksmith removed them and didn't mark what went where. In the meantime, I ordered 10 new bay latches from NWRV in Eugene. They are black, but only 1/3 the price of the chrome ones that I have now. Last weekend, I took the coach 50 miles from home to the storage building another BAC member has, that is heated, as we have had early bitter cold and snow in late October and the first two weeks of November. The goal was to drill 4 more critical doors, as we have to leave for FL next Monday, and install the new latches. We only got 3 done. The new latches didn't come with any instruction, and they were packaged un-assembled. So, the first one took almost 4 hours..hahaha...trial and error, learning how the different pieces caused different reactions in the mechanism. We did the water bay (the one that was locked but not latched..can't travel like that) and the pass through bay (one side has the tubs of fresh water hoses, and sewer hoses and connections and the other side has our Brake Buddy and the tub with the connections and the power cord for towing). We didn't have to drill that side because I crawled through the bay and opened it from inside. We did the curbside bay next to the Hydro Hot, and it was accessible from the pass through bay as well. That bay has all of my tools and parts.

Today, it warmed up to 47 here, so I did two more doors. (the ones that come out with the slide..only had to drill one. I'm telling you, I can tell you how those things go together and how they work, blindfolded!! I don't have the HH door yet, or the little one back by the battery bay, but I can do those when we get to warm weather. It has been a great learning experience.

I would like to say thank you to all who posted help and suggestions for this problem. I bought all new actuators as well, but didn't install them yet. I don't want to be stuck without being able to open the doors. I will do them next spring when we get back home.

P.S. If you ever change them, don't lose that little spring!!
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General Discussion / Re: Smart Steering Wheel
« Last post by Mike Shumack on November 20, 2019, 11:33:20 PM »
There is a troubleshooting manual for the SmartWheel in the Members' Coach Assist section.

The SmartWheel model you have has an LED diagnostic light on the control module.

You can have someone activate the wipers and see if the LED light indicates the signal is reaching the Controller (the LED flashes appropriately). If the signal from the steering wheel wiper button is getting to the Controller, then you may have a faulty wiper motor, or wiring issue to the Wiper motor. The manual states the biggest source of problems is due to bad grounds.

If the signal is not getting to the Controller (the LED does not flash) then the Wiper button is bad, or the steering wheel clock spring is bad, or the wiring between the steering wheel and Controller is bad.

My SmartWheel is an older model, but I had a problem with the Cruise Control. it turned out to be a bad wire crimp in the connector that plugs into the Controller. So an easy test for this, is to give each wire a gentle tug. If one pulls out of the connector then you found your problem. Also, its not a bad idea to unplug the connectors and spray some electrical contact cleaner on them.


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General Discussion / Re: 2008 Marquis-Manual request
« Last post by Mike Humble on November 20, 2019, 11:23:40 PM »
Did you find a manual.  I do have one for 2008 Marquis.  Let me know.
Mike
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Technical Support / Re: Bedroom Slide
« Last post by Fred Cook on November 20, 2019, 11:15:13 PM »
Good info. One of our Beaver friends called me earlier and provided similar information. Looks like a systematic problem many have.  Thanks!
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Terry,
Be sure to verify where the filler tube goes into the tank. Some Beavers had the tube entering the tank at about the 3/4 point on the side of the tank, rather than at the top. If your tank has fuel above that point, it could get messy....
Steve
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General Discussion / Smart Steering Wheel
« Last post by Richard Muha on November 20, 2019, 09:50:40 PM »
All functions work except the Hi-Lo for the windshield wipers.   Any thoughts?
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Technical Support / Re: Driver's Side Slide creeping out while driving
« Last post by Paul Meehan on November 20, 2019, 09:10:08 PM »
Jerry,  did you get your slide issue resolved? 
The reason I ask is my coach began doing the same thing, driver's side front slide inching out as I drive. 

There was a hydraulic leak from the slide cylinder.  I had the cylinder reworked.  The cylinder no longer leaks.  But now the slide creeps out while I drive. 
The tech, having worked on the cylinder, is aware of the hose connection to the slide cylinder.

Curious if you found the solenoid/manifold to the slide cylinder.  Did you replace your hydraulic line?

Thanks!
Paul
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