Anybody know of a good source for dtc codes for the Maxxforce 10 engine in my motorhome?
I've done the standard google searching and sifted through several pages of results and have come up empty. Perhaps some of you have found the right combination of search terms for this or know where I might get the info?
Just has this problem last night, so will be engineering something less appealing to fiddle with than a close pin. That's just another lever :)
Jeff.... it's already been said, but seems like you missed it or didn't understand how it works. If you don't have sufficient air pressure in your tanks/system the brakes *CAN NOT* be released no matter how much the kiddos push the button. Dump the air and let the kids play with the button all they want! No need to engineer anything. Just make sure you drop the air pressure down low enough.
Apologies if you knew this and it is just me being dense while interpreting your post.
Dumping the air before leveling is just part of the recommended procedure for me. I dump until there is nothing left.
Yeah, makes sense. *BUT* on my coach you pretty much *HAVE* to have the engine running so the system voltage is high enough for the jacks to operate. Even with full/good batteries the control panel for the jacks won't operate due to low voltage if the engine isn't running. So with engine running, I *HAD BEEN* just getting the air down to about 70 or 80 psi and then leveling. From here forward, I'm gonna start dumping the rest of the air after leveling is done and engine is shutoff.
In the hot weather, I would not suggest a bra. Anything that covers the grill will obstruct your air flow to cool the engine.
Of course, those of us with rear or side radiators in a diesel pusher don't have this concern with a bra. We just have to make sure we don't wear a speedo/thong when going down the road.
More importantly, make sure you have some sort of LOCK on the air brake if it's a diesel. A closepin or plastic clamp will work. Worse thing is for one of them to simply push that interesting button that reminds them of Big Bird.....:
Hmmmmm, hadn't thought of this issue/risk yet. Of course, the *SAFE* way to prevent any issue here would seem to be just to make sure you hit the brakes enough time to dump the air pressure down to a really low level where the brake release is ineffective anyway. After all, clothespins/etc... can be removed by curious little hands also. But I think your risk is gone if they have to fire up the rig to raise air pressure....
I've only had my diesel pusher for a year or so now. It has hydraulic leveling jacks so I've been dumping enough air to get the airbag suspension dropped before I use the leveling jacks (usually anyway). That gets the air pressure down quite a bit, but there just might be enough pressure left to release then brakes when I'm done. Sounds like I need to add the habit of stepping on the brakes repeatedly to dump a bit more air to make it fail-safe.
Also... have done the kid through the window routine myself as well as calling/hiring a locksmith to pick the door lock (both when I had a 5ver).