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udidwht

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Posted: 03/06/18 04:13pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I do not see any abnormality on the cooling hoses anywhere and they feel good. But I intend on replacing them soon (before next trip). Curious should I look at doing the water pump and clutch fan as well? No issues with either currently and the RV now has 56,1XX miles (US).

I purchased the RV (94 Fleetwood Southwind Storm 28ft P30) in Sept 2014 and it was just shy of 45,XXX miles. Now at 56,1XX

This year my plan is to do the rubber hoses Upper/lower, heater hoses, by-pass hose and possibly water pump, clutch fan and cooling senors. You think it's worth changing those items? (water pump, clutch fan and cooling senors)

I see in Rockauto (2) AC Dleco water pumps but do not know the difference between the two.

1.https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo...sn=455&jsn=455

2.https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo...sn=460&jsn=460



What I've done thus far:

1. TPS - Delco (July-2016)
2. Map sensor - Delco (July-2016)
3. IAC valve - Napa Gold (Sept-2016)
4. Idle speed air solenoid actuator - (Aug-2016)
5. PCV valve - Delco (Sept-2016)
6. Spark plugs - Autolite (Sept-2014)
7. Spark plug wires - Napa premium Belden Edge (Sept-2014)
8. TSS sensors (front & Rear) Napa Gold (Sept-2017)
9. Service rear differential (Sept 2014)
10 Serviced trans 4L80E (replace both shift solenoids, wire harnes/connector, force valve turned up 1/2 turn, fluid & filter (Sept-2017)
11. Cooling system flushed/filled, T stat changed (Sept-2014)
12. Air filter Wix (Aug-2014)
13. Generator serviced Onan 4K @ 511hrs (Jan-2016) incl plug and spark arrestor cleaning, air filter
14. Anode rod hot water tank (Oct 2017)
15. Fuel filter chassis - Wix (Aug-2014)
16. Chassis lubed - Valvoline synthetic lube (05-2018)
17 Rebuilt trans axle rod (01-2016) all new U-joints and axle rod support bearers.
18. Engine belts replaced (3) (01-2016)
19. New front rotors (Raybestos), ceramic pads, master cylinder, and rear drums checked and wheel bearings lubed (frt & rear) 2016
20. O2 sensor - Delco (06-2016)
21. Cleaned EGR valve installed new gasket (08-2017)
22. Sanded, rust treated and painted LP tank (09-2017)
23. New Bosch alternator (07-2016)
24. Upper/lower radiator hoses (05/2018)
25. By-pass hose (05/2018)
26. New T-stat (Delco) 195 degree (05/2018)
27. New auxiliary fan motor (05/2018)
28. Micro 4k valve lash adjusted @ 512hrs 05/2018
29. Generator oil @ 511hrs 09/2017

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1994 Southwind Storm 28ft 7.4L TBI P-30
56,114 miles and counting...
VIN#1GBJP37N4R3314754

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IMO hoses yes but pump, sensors and clutch no.


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I would be concerned about the rubber fuel lines. Hose from that era doesn't play well with the corn juice they dilute our fuel with and will deteriorate until it leaks. Lots of older vehicle fires caused by this.


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Posted: 03/06/18 04:53pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I would look up your rig at O'Reilly auto parts. Make it easier to exchange locally.


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“Corn juice,” Scott? I demand an apology.

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udidwht,
Just wondering, is the clutch fan on your coach, the original one? If so, leave it on there as long as possible. The factory clutch fans are the best you can have. 95% of the aftermarket ones, no matter what the brand name is, are CHEAP! normally, the factory ones are considerably more heavy duty than the replacement aftermarket ones. If you must get one, either find out where the local parts house that supplies the dealers with factory equipment or, pay the bucks and get one from the dealer who made your engine, i.e. Ford or Chevy.
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If it ain't broke, don't fix it.





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ScottG wrote:

I would be concerned about the rubber fuel lines. Hose from that era doesn't play well with the corn juice they dilute our fuel with and will deteriorate until it leaks. Lots of older vehicle fires caused by this.


Fuel lines from tank to TBI are all steel on this RV.

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FIRE UP wrote:

udidwht,
Just wondering, is the clutch fan on your coach, the original one? If so, leave it on there as long as possible. The factory clutch fans are the best you can have. 95% of the aftermarket ones, no matter what the brand name is, are CHEAP! normally, the factory ones are considerably more heavy duty than the replacement aftermarket ones. If you must get one, either find out where the local parts house that supplies the dealers with factory equipment or, pay the bucks and get one from the dealer who made your engine, i.e. Ford or Chevy.
Scott


As far I can tell (no paperwork) the clutch fan and water pump are OEM. RV has 56,1XX miles and they are in working order. The clutch fan does have the P-51 roar when in action.

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K Charles wrote:

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.


Was leaning at that as well aside from replacing the rubber hoses. Was wondering if it was something most of you'd recommend (replacing) given the age of RV.

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