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RE: Hood won't open

On my "E" 350 had the same problem. Mine was caused by easing the hood down and not giving a good hard shove at the last moment to get the lock to fully seat. The cable or the latch in the grill wouldn't release. I had to take off the windshield wipers, that plastic panel under the wipers to get access to remove the hinge bolts completely removing the hood. Reset the hood latch and put everything back together. Just don't baby the hood when closing. If you have to go this route, operate your cable release before reassembly to make sure cable has not parted somewhere along its path.
tarnold 10/21/14 07:03am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Getting all the water out of the water heater

I use a turkey baster with a short piece of hose to suck out the last bit of water. This also sucks out the bits of anode rod that don't come out with flushing. Only 1$ at dollar store.
tarnold 10/19/14 11:06am Tech Issues
RE: Norcold 6053

OP again. I've found at least 6 different model numbers for the burner assembly, that all look exactly alike. However no cross reference to my #6053 model refer.
tarnold 10/01/14 10:21am Tech Issues
RE: Norcold 6053

Thanks Chris, that's the part I'm talking about. I,m on the road right now but will undertake the disassembly when I get home. For now it's working on DC/AC. On ebay I find several model numbers for the burner assembly, cheapest being $30. And with a new hose $50. Would you happen to know what model # would I need, this is a 1998 or there about year refer 6053.
tarnold 10/01/14 09:12am Tech Issues
Norcold 6053

What is the name of the part that is the terminus of the gas line. This is the 1/4" aluminum tubing after the shutoff and after the electrical connection. It is where the gas comes out and is ignited in the tube that exhausts thru the chimney. My refer is working fine on AC and DC, but shuts off after 1 second on gas. Looking at it at time of ignition the flame is coming out around the "thing" instead of out of the orifice. There was some mud dobber accumulation around the end, cleaned up as best I can but still not working properly. Think there might be a clog I can't find.
tarnold 10/01/14 08:13am Tech Issues
RE: V10 coolant change

Got to say that in all my years, I've never seen a coolant filter. Looked at youtube and saw several installs, but only on diesels. Where did you mount the base? How hard to change filter as needed?
tarnold 09/18/14 06:50am Class C Motorhomes
V10 coolant change

Book says 30 qt capacity for coolant. A 50/50 mix would then require almost 4 gal of concentrate, which seems like a lot. I know when I drain, the block and heater core probably will not, so how much concentrate should I plan for? 97 E350.
tarnold 09/17/14 07:02am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Wheel nut torque on 1993 Coachman Catalina

Check to see if it is etched on the face of the lug nut. My 97 E350 are 140 lbs.
tarnold 07/21/14 12:20pm Class C Motorhomes
RE: VIAIR air compressors?

This is a case of you get what you pay for. Keep your motor running when you use a Viair, draws a lot of amps, and it will get hot. Nice to have for flat tires on the tractors when out in the field.
tarnold 07/17/14 02:36pm Class A Motorhomes
RE: Every. Decal. Peeling.

Forget the hot air removal. Just redid mine starting with a hair dryer. really made a mess. Got a 3M eraser wheel ($) and put in a corded drill. Works like a champ, and also removes the adhesive residue. This was on a 15 year old fiberglass unit so the decals were really stuck on. Ended up taking back the 3M adhesive remover ($) as not needed. Wiped down with acetone before I replaced with new decal stripes. Check out some vids on utube using the eraser wheel.
tarnold 05/27/14 01:57pm General RVing Issues
RE: air compressor

Spend the money and get a Viair. 12volts so multi uses around the farm...tractor, riding lawn mower. It really inflate a RV tire from plum flat to 65lbs in about 2 min. Very small with its kit so stores anywhere.
tarnold 05/23/14 11:37am Class C Motorhomes
RE: Be Carefully Buying A Rental

Was at a NP in line to dump. rental in front was filling water from the clean up hose. I cautioned them, his reply was "we don't drink the water".
tarnold 03/25/14 12:29pm General RVing Issues
RE: Vinyl insert molding trim

I had to use a hair dryer to soften the vinyl to make sharp turns, then hold in place till it cools and returns to shape.
tarnold 03/17/14 10:30am Do It Yourself Modifications and Upgrades (DIY)
RE: How big is your fuel tank?

1997 E350 V10 35 gal. Are all gas pump flows the same? When in Canada never could get the pump to run by "setting the trigger". Had to nurse every gallon in by slowly squeezing the trigger. Seems like all stations down south will run till almost completly full.
tarnold 02/06/14 08:16am Class C Motorhomes
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