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RE: Kohler generator 7cm21 Holiday Rambler

You can Google 7cm21 and find manuals. parts manual look at this parts manual. Scroll down and I think the spring you are talking about is shown connected.
garry1p 05/21/15 05:20pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Kohler generator 7cm21 Holiday Rambler

Sounds like a fuel problem. I have the service manual in Adobe format but don't know how to send it by RV forum. You might find it on Google for download. I think I can send it by e-mail if you pm me you email address.
garry1p 05/20/15 09:33pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Kohler generator 7cm21 Holiday Rambler

Sounds like a fuel problem. I have the service manual in Adobe format but don't know how to send it. You might find it on Google for download.
garry1p 05/20/15 09:19pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: TomTom Horrible Routing

What I do, preview the route on Google maps that the GPS has determined I need to follow. Verify how you really want to go then set as many way points in the Tom Tom as needed to force the GPS to go your way. I use a Garmin but it is the same procedure.
garry1p 05/18/15 07:45pm Technology Corner
RE: be careful with led replacement bulbs

You need to check the voltage at the light sockets, incandescent bulbs only want 12VDC +/- connections polarity make no difference. LED bulbs want 12VDC with the correct polarity (+ to + / - to -) they can be shorted and burned out with a reverse polarity. The center connection must be positive, the side connection must be the negative connection.
garry1p 04/21/15 05:14pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Yahoo mail . . . . unbelieveable!!!

I have had no problems with yahoo but firefox sucks up 250+mb of my limited memory.
garry1p 04/17/15 08:19pm Technology Corner
RE: Warning-using slider type A-B switch

Well I use them and keep a spare on hand knowing they can and do fail. So far I haven't had a failure in the RV but that would be my 1st consideration if no TV. They do pass dc voltage however, I don't think the dish dc has enough current to burn the contacts.
garry1p 04/17/15 08:11pm Technology Corner
RE: Will Single A/C cut it?

I have the same 50 amp setup as jumbojet and run 2 ac's one 15k and one 13k. 31ft no slides and DW wants it below 70 deg, no problem even in FL in July. The no slides make all the difference on heat and cold.
garry1p 04/17/15 07:36pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: So confused I was stranded

I agree with the bad connection between batteries or at the load connections. Easy things first....Clean "all"battery connections. If that is not the problem make sure the main battery ground strap and the generator ground strap have a good connection to the chassis.
garry1p 04/14/15 11:16am Class A Motorhomes
RE: Hwy 10 vs Hwy 40

You are subject to high winds and big rigs either way. One year heading east late March on I-10 we could only make 50 miles or so before looking for another campground just to much wind, not a big deal if you are retired and not in a hurry. You can always start early in the morning as the winds tend to increase later in the day. Big rigs were slowing down so they were not a problem.
garry1p 04/04/15 06:32pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Flexible Coax

If you "roll" it up on a reel instead of coiling it you will have better luck. If it is real cold attach one end to a fixed object when unrolling and keep the cable tight.
garry1p 04/03/15 08:34pm Technology Corner
RE: Garmin got stubborn

From my experience you can design and load a route, set way points check it all with Google maps and once on your trip if you pull over for gas or food and it (GPS) says "recalculate" then it will sometimes go brain dead and calculate a new route that will ignore your preset directions. The way around that is to cancel your trip (on the GPS) and if you are traveling by a stored route just reload but do not navigate to the start point. It will take you to the next waypoint on the trip and back on the programed route.
garry1p 04/03/15 08:19pm Technology Corner
RE: Installing updates Win 7

I'm not sure what day of the month it is but my monthly updates are usually 43 updates just short of 1GB same time every month I think on 2nd Thursday. Then I get the small updates every 2 or 3 days. All up dates have been successful so these are not redo's. If you have only had one 143 mb update in a year then you have a problem.
garry1p 03/17/15 04:46pm Technology Corner
RE: Installing updates Win 7

Win 7 updates can and usually are 900mb or greater per month.
garry1p 03/16/15 07:49pm Technology Corner
RE: Electricity hazard or not?

Depends the best case is a burn in the mouth/lips/tongue worst case would be electrocuted depending on what he/she is standing on.
garry1p 03/16/15 07:40pm RV Pet Stop
RE: shore power gone?

Do you have a cable reel? Brushes are known to wear out. As mentioned check the input voltage to the circuit breaker box.
garry1p 03/03/15 06:47pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: 1995 P32 Rotors Overheating

How soon after driving did you check the temp? I believe 200 to 500 deg is normal. I had the same problem after setting for 4 months I suspected some rust build up but it did not seem to be a problem when I stopped later to check again. I've also had brand new ceramic pads squeal for 1st hundred miles (when applying brakes).
garry1p 03/01/15 04:43pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: defrager alternatives.

Anyone know how to stop the Win 7 auto defrag?
garry1p 02/10/15 06:57pm Technology Corner
RE: Straight Talk Hotspot on Verizon towers...how do you know?

You might check out if Straight Talk allows roaming that would be a show stopper for me I don't know but from what I read on other post no roaming.
garry1p 02/05/15 07:29pm Technology Corner
RE: Prevent laptop sliding around non-permanently, inexpensively

I don't know what you call it but when working on wood working projects there is a mat you can put the wood on and it will "not" slide anywhere. I have used it for other things as well. Low tech and inexpensive. It is gray in color and feels like soft rubber. You can find it at Lowe's or most any hardware store just ask someone in the tool section.
garry1p 01/31/15 06:16pm Technology Corner
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